Current Monash-Data61 research projects

Researchers and PhD candidates from Monash Engineering, Science and IT, are currently collaborating with Data61 on a number of research projects.

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Current Data61/NICTA graduate research projects

PhD StudentProject titleResearch GroupSupervisors & Faculty
Narjes AskarianLinguistic Features in Neural Machine Translation of Non-European LanguagesMachine LearningReza Haffari (IT), Ingrid Zukerman (IT), Sarvnaz Karimi (Data61)
Bo Chen Mass Estimation for High Dimensional Data Machine Learning Kai Ming Ting (IT),
Reza Haffari (IT)
Darryl BuswellRenewable Power System Transformation with UncertaintyOptimisationAriel Liebman (IT), Rajab Khalilpour (IT), Pierre LeBodic (IT), Simon Dunstall (Data61)
Jip DekkerEnhanced Compilation of Combinatorial Optimization Models through an Intermediate LanguageOptimisationGuido Tack (IT), Maria Garcia de la Banda (IT), Adreas Schutt (Data61)
Jihane ElyahyiouiNumerical Analysis of Damage Mitigation Strategies for Flash FloodsOptimisationValentijn Pauwels (Civil Eng), Edoardo Daly (Civil Eng), Mahesh Prakash (Data61)
Muhammed Esgin Practical Techniques for Cloud Computation Privacy Based on Fully Homomorphic Encryption Cybersecurity Ron Steinfeld (IT),
Joseph Liu (IT)
Jishan GitiEnhancing Security in Random Wireless Network with the Aid of Friendly JammersCybersecurityBala Srinivasan (IT), Joarder Kamruzzaman (IT), Amin Sakzad (IT), Raj Gaire (Data61)
Sayani GuptaStatistical Analysis and Visualisation of Spatially Distributed Big Time Series Electricity UsageOptimisationRob Hyndman (Bus Eco), Di Cook (Bus Eco), Peter Toscas (Data61)
Alireza HassaniContext-aware Recruitment Scheme for Opportunistic Mobile CrowdsensingCybersecurityChris Ling (IT), Pari Delir Haghighi (IT), Arkady Zaslavsky (Data61), Prem Jayaraman (Data61)
Shan (Dora) He Adaptive Modelling for the Optimisation of Demand Management in Smart Grids Optimisation Campbell Wilson (IT),
Ariel Liebman (IT),
Mark Wallace (IT)
David Hemmi Automated Model Improvement for Stochastic Optimisation Problems Optimisation Mark Wallace (IT),
Andrea Rendl (NICTA)
Yuan Jin Personalised Micro-blog Search and Retrieval Using Spatio-temporal Information of Users Data Analytics Mark Carman (IT),
Wray Buntine (IT)
Shabnam Kasra KermanshahiProtocol Design for Private Multi-user Cloud DatabasesCybersecurityJoseph Liu (IT), Ron Steinfeld (IT), Surya Nepal (Data61)
Shangqi Lai Searchable Encryption for Sensitive Data in Social Network Cybersecurity Ron Steinfeld (IT),
Joseph Liu (IT)
Hagen Lauer Security and Trust in Virtualized Environments Cybersecurity Carsten Rudolph (IT),
Bala Srinivasan (IT)
Solomon LinBrIM-based Structural Life Cycle Assessment of Bridges Incorporating Finite Element Analysis and Real Time Structural Monitoring MeasurementsData AnalyticsYe Lu (Civil Eng), Yihai Fang (Civil Eng), Mehri Makki Alamdari (Data61), Khoa Nguyen (Data61)
Jie (Lewis) Liu Optimal Network Diagram Layout using Constraint Optimisation Optimisation Kim Marriott (IT),
Tim Dwyer (IT)
Anuradha Madugalla Generativg Tactile Graphics to Improve Blind User Access for Online Instruction Manuals Computer Vision Kim Marriott (IT),
Fatih Porikli (Data61)
Alexey MedvedevComplex Activity Recognition and Prediction for Smart City ApplicationsCybersecurityMaria Indrawan-Santiago (IT), Pari Delir Haghighi (IT), Arkady Zaslavsky (Data61)
Wei NingSimulation-based Stochastic Control for Portfolio ManagementOptimisationGregoire Loeper (Math Sci), Ivan Guo (Math Sci), Zili Zhu (Data61)
Jayaram PudashineImproved Rainfall Measurement Accuracy using the Mobile Phone NetworkOptimisationJeffrey Walker (Civil Eng), Adrien Guyot, Valentijn Pauwels (Civil Eng), Mahesh Prakash (Data61)
Ahmad Salehi ShahrakiSecurity and Data Access Control for multiple domains and storage systemsCybersecurityCarsten Rudolph (IT), Bala Srinivasan (IT), Mathie Grobler (Data61)
Somayeh Shiri Modelling Vehicular Traffic Flow in Large Road Networks using Stochastic Cellular Automata Optimisation Mark Wallace (IT),
Tim Garoni (Science)
Tatyana Shmanina Named Entities and Relations Extraction from Medical Records Health, Science and Engineering Ingrid Zukerman (IT),
Lawrence Cavedon (NICTA)
Ali ShokriSearch Based Software Engineering Approach to Solve Programming by Example ProblemsMachine LearningTim Dwyer (IT), Ulrich Engelke (Data61)
Viet VoPrivacy Protection for Streaming Data over the Internet of ThingsCybersecurityXingliang Yuan (IT), Joseph Liu (IT), Li Li (IT), Shifeng Sun (Data61)
Bo WangAutonomous Car Localisation and Environmental Awareness Inhi Kim (Civil Eng), Hai Vu (Civil Eng), Chen Cai (Data61)
Yiru (Earo) WangStatistical Visualisation of Big Time Series DataOptimisationDi Cook (Bus Eco), Rob Hyndman (Bus Eco), Peter Toscas (Data61)
Dimaz WijayaInternet of Things and The BlockchainCybersecurityJoseph Liu (IT), Ron Steinfeld (IT), Dongxi Liu (Data61)
Semini Wijekoon Co-optimisation of Power Network and Renewable Investment Optimisation Aldeida Aleti (IT),
Ariel Liebman (IT)
Yalong Yang Visualising Origin-Destination Flows: in 2D and Immersive Environments Optimisation Tim Dwyer (IT), Kim Marriott (IT), Bernie Jenny (IT),
Caron (Haohui) Chen (Data61)
Bin Yu IoT Security Reference Model and Its Recommended Implementation Cybersecurity Ron Steinfeld (IT),
Joseph Liu (IT)
Poorya ZareMoodi Non-parametric Bayesian Models for Text Machine Learning Reza Haffari (IT)
Wray Buntine (IT)
Cong ZuoSecure Management of Streaming Data in the Contest of IoTCybersecurityJoseph Liu (IT), Shifeng Sun (IT), Josef Pieprzyk (Data61)


Completed Data61/NICTA graduate research projects

PhD StudentProject titleResearch GroupSupervisors & Faculty
Thomas BochynekInfrastructure Investment in Leaf-cutter ants AttaOptimisationBernd Meyer (IT),
Martin Christopher Burd (Science)
Ahsan Chowdhury Gene Regulatory Network Reconstruction using Time-delayed S-system Model BioInformatics Madhu Chetty (IT),
Manzur Murshed (IT)
James CollierStatistical Inductive Inference of Protein Structural AlignmentsComputational BiologyArun Konagurthu (IT),
Maria Garcia de la Banda (IT)
Parthan KasapuruStatistical Inference Problems with Applications to Computational Structural BiologyComputational BiologyArun Konagurthu (IT),
Maria Garcia de la Banda (IT)
Steven KiefferA Human-centred Approach to Network Layout Algorithm DesignOptimisationKim Marriott (IT),
Michael Wybrow (IT)
Dmitry KramarevPractical Physical Layer Network CodingHealth, Science and EngineeringEmanuele Viterbo (Engineering),
Yi Hong (Engineering)
Kevin LeoMaking the most of Structure in Constraint ModelsOptimisationGuido Tack (IT),
Maria Garcia de la Banda (IT)
Nitin MahadeoIris Recognition in Less Constrained Environments a Video-based ApproachHealth, Science and EngineeringAndrew Paplinski (IT)
Siddheswar Ray (IT)
Nizamul MorshedModeling and Learning Realistic Genetic Interactions using Dynamic Bayesian Network and Information TheoryBioInformaticsMadhu Chetty (IT),
Terry Caelli (NICTA),
Manzur Murshed (IT)
Ehsan Shareghi NojejdehScalable Non-Markovian Sequential Modelling for Natural Language ProcessingMachine LearningAnn Nicholson (IT),
Reza Haffari (IT),
Trevor Cohn (External)
Ahammed Kizhakkethil YousephA Nonlinear Modeling Framework using Michaelis-Menten Kinetics for Reconstruction of Gene Regulatory NetworkComputational BiologyGour Karmakar (IT),
Madhu Chetty (IT),
Rob Evans (University of Melbourne)