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 Student Project title Research Group Supervisors & Faculty
Thomas Bochynek Transport network scaling in leaf-cutting ants and slime moulds Optimisation Bernd Meyer (IT),
Martin Christopher Burd (Science)
Bo Chen Mass estimation for high dimensional data Machine Learning Kai Ming Ting (IT),
Reza Haffari (IT)
Muhammed Esgin Practical Techniques for Cloud Computation Privacy Based on Fully Homomorphic Encryption Cybersecurity Ron Steinfeld (IT),
Joseph Liu (IT)
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)
Steven Kieffer Layout and exploration of large SBGN and other network diagrams Optimisation Kim Marriott (IT),
Michael Wybrow (IT)
Ahammed Kizhakkethil Youseph Dynamic Bayesian Network Approach for Studying Regulatory Interactions in Cells Computational Biology Gour Karmakar (IT),
Madhu Chetty (IT),
Rob Evans (University of Melbourne)
Shangqi Lai Searchable Encryption for Sensitive Data in Social Network Cybersecurity Ron Steinfeld (IT),
Joseph Liu (IT)
Hagen Lauer STriVE - Security and Trust in Virtualized Environments Cybersecurity Carsten Rudolph (IT),
Bala Srinivasan (IT)
Kevin Leo Generalised Pre-solving for Combinatorial Optimisation Optimisation Guido Tack (IT),
Maria Garcia de la Banda (IT)
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
Ehsan Shareghi Nojejdeh Semantic representation for biological text Machine Learning Ann Nicholson (IT),
Reza Haffari (IT),
Trevor Cohn (External)
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)
Semini Wijekoon Co-optimisation of Power Network and renewable Investment Optimisation Aldeida Aleti (IT),
Ariel Liebman (IT)
Yalong Yang Using heterogeneous data to utilise and understand community connectivity and resilience Optimisation Kim Marriott (IT),
Manuel Cebrian (NICTA)
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)

Completed Data61/NICTA graduate research projects

PhD Student Project title Research Group Supervisors & Faculty
Ahsan Chowdhury A decoupled s-system based model for reconstruction of gene regulatory network BioInformatics Madhu Chetty (IT),
Manzur Murshed (IT)
James Collier Protein structural alignment problem in biology Computational Biology Arun Konagurthu (IT),
Maria Garcia de la Banda (IT)
Parthan Kasapuru Entropy compressed data structures for the genome assembly problem Computational Biology Arun Konagurthu (IT),
Maria Garcia de la Banda (IT)
Dmitry Kramarev Software defined radio implementation of physical layer network coding in two-way relay channels Health, Science and Engineering Emanuele Viterbo (Engineering),
Yi Hong (Engineering)
Nitin Mahadeo Towards mainstream use of iris biometric Health, Science and Engineering Andrew Paplinski (IT)
Siddheswar Ray
Nizamul Morshed Information Theoretic Dynamic Bayesian Network approach for reconstructing Genetic Networks. BioInformatics Madhu Chetty (IT),
Terry Caelli (NICTA),
Manzur Murshed (IT)