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ARC Research Networks on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Signal processing (ISSNIP)

Internet of Things (Smart Devices, Sensors and Wearable Devices); Smart City (Smart Buildings, Building Energy Management); Video Analytics (Structural Health Monitoring, Surveillance, Crowd Behaviour Monitoring, People Counting and Tracking); Control and Optimisation of Communication Networks (Quality of Service); Big Data Analytics (Clustering, Deep Learning, Anomaly Detection). Facilities: Smart City Sensor and Communications Platform; Real-time IoT […]

Built Environment Sustainability Group

This group of researchers is from a built environment specialisation within the QUT Centre for the Environment. They conduct research into energy, wind/ventilation, lighting, comfort and post occupancy evaluation. Some of this research is built on building physics, but this is extended into human perceptions, human comfort conditions and indoor air quality. Members of this […]

Computational and Collective Intelligence (CCI), Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DSAI)

CCI promotes excellence in AI and multi-agent systems research that has applications to industry-driven problems and for meeting pressing social and environmental needs. Broadly, our research provides (i) simulation and modelling, (ii) automated decision making, and (iii) decision-support tools to solve complex problems that arise in real-world systems. Examples range from human phenomena such as […]

Data Engineering Research, Department of Software Systems and Cybersecurity

IoT, Big Data, Data Lake, Data Management, Business Intelligence, Data analytics, Self-power Sensors, Sensing Indoor Environment, Sustainability, Improved Occupancy Standards. Facilities: The team have built their own self-power sensors. Contact: A/Prof. David Taniar, David.Taniar@monash.edu, https://www.monash.edu/it/ssc/data-engineering

Department of Management, Monash Business School

The Department of Management aims to improve the human condition through excellence in research, teaching and community engagement. They have a rich history of engagement with business, industry and government, both in Australia and overseas. They teach and research across a comprehensive range of management sub-disciplines, but have particular strengths in organisational behaviour, operations and […]

Dr Sebastian Thomas, Monash University

Dr Thomas has expertise in: Materials Durability; Corrosion; Stress Corrosion Cracking; Coatings for corrosion protection; Electrochemistry; Corrosion Under Insulation. Facilities: State-of-the-art corrosion laboratory, including multiple potentiostats, scanning electrochemical microscope, optical profilometer, atomic force microscope, Raman spectrometer, slow strain rate tester, glove-box facilities, salt-spray chamber etc. Contact: Sebastian.Thomas@monash.edu, https://www.monash.edu/engineering/sebastianthomas

Holmesglen Institute: Centre for Applied Research

Holmesglen’s rich 40+ years of experience in building and construction trade training, along with its Applied Research Centre, provides the CRC and its partners the opportunity to engage with Holmeglen’s learners and expert teachers in the transformation of the construction sector. With the right trade training facilities, access to 1,800+ apprentice employers and 3,000+ apprentices […]

International Consortium for Research in Employment & Work (iCREW), Centre for Global Business, Monash Business School

iCREW focuses on industrial relations, human resources and work organisation. They aim to improve workplace innovation, employee engagement, trust, dialogue and voice to enhance working environments, including improving skills, quality, productivity, diversity, inclusion, health and safety, to prevent disputes and mitigate harmful workplace conflict. This involves increasing cooperation between employers, workers, their associations and unions. […]

Monash A/Prof. Chivonne Algeo, PhD., Program Director, Master of Project Leadership and Master of Project Management

Prof. Algeo leads Australian and international research teams that have been awarded research grants investigating areas such as 21st-century skills in the digital economy, preparing graduates to impact the Australian economy, and knowledge transfer using practice networks. She produces on average seven papers a year in quality journals, books and conferences. A recent international research […]

Monash Blockchain Technology Centre (MBTC)

The Monash Blockchain Technology Centre provides two areas of focus: 1) Technical: Consensus; Security and Efficiency; Scalability; Privacy; Smart Contract; and, 2) Cross-disciplinary: Policy; Legal Requirement; Cybercrime; Logistic; Supply Chain. Facilities: The Centre uses RepuCoin: the most advanced blockchain platform (a system) to be secured against the most recent attacks. Contact: A/Prof. Joseph Liu, Director, […]

Monash Castan Centre for Human Rights Law

The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law is found within the Faculty of Law, Monash University. They have expertise in the following areas: Modern Slavery and Supply Chains; Gender issues in the construction industry; Mental Health in Construction Law; Labour Rights; Housing Policy. Facilities: The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law host project-based researchers carrying […]

Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing (MCAM)

The Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing takes fundamental research from a broad range of disciplines and applies them to manufacturing challenges. These disciplines include material science, alloy design and processing, surface engineering, corrosion and hybrid materials. MCAM works with its partners to invent bespoke solutions to unique manufacturing challenges. Using networks within research centres in […]

Monash Centre for Commercial Law and Regulatory Studies (CLARS)

CLARS is located within the Monash Faculty of Law and has a strong commitment to diverse and innovative forms of high-quality and cross-disciplinary legal research that has governmental, professional, and social impact. We enable our projects through our expertise in the following areas: The Construction and contact law – including smart contracts, blockchain; Construction clauses […]

Monash Department of Architecture

Monash Architecture and Urban Planning produce applied research solutions to real-world challenges. Through collaboration with local government, communities and industry, their research unlocks the possibilities of rapidly changing technologies and alternative financial models, and develops systematised and integrated approaches to design and planning processes. Areas of expertise include: affordable and sustainable housing, adaptive re-use of […]

Monash Department of Banking and Finance

The Department of Banking and Finance at Monash University is one of the largest and best-established departments of its kind in the world. Members of the Department publish their research in leading international academic journals and successfully manage multiple research grant-funded projects, including ARC and industry-linked projects. Recent research projects in the department include: How […]

Monash Department of Software Systems and Cybersecurity (Cybersecurity Lab)

We are focused on post-quantum cryptography, database and cloud security, blockchain, and trusted hardware. This includes designing novel cryptographic primitives and their secure and efficient implementation and integration suitable for different applications, ranging from FinTech, digital health, and cloud computing to smart grids in energy.    Facilities: Virtual Monash Blockchain Technology Centre; Cybersecurity lab at the […]

Monash Digital Equity and Digital Transformation Group

The DEDT Group research is focussed on the development of an information culture and information infrastructure to support the design of socio-technical information systems that explore and exploit that infrastructure. Their development and design research aims to provide a data-driven basis that underpins and supports diverse industry and organisational functions and activities that are central […]

Monash Discipline of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM), Department of Civil Engineering

The Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) discipline at the Department of Civil Engineering is leading in a wide range of research projects that span all three of the department’s research themes. The discipline will make a tangible impact on the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the built environment, through innovative, interdisciplinary research in off-site […]

Monash Dr Alka Nand, Department of Management

Alka’s expertise lies in the operations and supply chain management area with a special focus on sustainability. Her studies have been based in the services and manufacturing sector as well as the public sector. She has published her work since her PhD completion in a number of leading journals, such as International Journal of Production […]

Monash Dr Jenny Zhou, Environmental Engineering Lab, Department of Civil Engineering

Sustainable Built Environment; Waste to Material/Energy; Occupant-centric Building Design and Operation; Air Quality Monitoring and Pollution Control. Facilities: Spectrometers for measuring size distribution of nanoparticles and microparticles; Indoor environmental quality equipment for building survey and audit; Gas analyser to measure gases that are present in the workspace and home, and to quantify the gaseous emissions […]

Monash Dr Xavier Ho, Lecturer, Department of Design, Interaction Design

Dr Xavier Ho is a hybrid design and software practitioner-researcher with over seven years’ industry experience in co-designing meaningful data visualisations. Xavier was the front-end lead on CSIRO’s early algal bloom detection tool, which was recently shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Design Award in Digital Design. Xavier is also the creator of the Smoke and […]

Monash Future Building Initiative

The Future Building Initiative works collaboratively with industry on applied research projects. They focus on research that tackles innovation and the industrialisation of construction. Their areas of focus include: integrated digital platforms, advanced manufacturing, product platforms, digital/automated fabrication, mass customisation, the value of design, education of future building professionals, environmental performance, building development models, explorative […]

Monash Human-Centred Artificial Intelligence Lab

This cross-departmental lab focusses on human-in-the-loop artificial intelligence problems. In particular, they are working on multimodal deep learning for human behaviour analysis. From an industry perspective, they are working on: a) Operator’s affective state prediction to understand attributes such as attention, fatigue and stress; b) Understanding group dynamics in videos; and, c) Detecting if an […]

Monash HumaniSE (Human-centric Software Engineering) Lab

The HumaniSE Lab is led by Prof. John Grundy who is a world-leader in inventing Domain-Specific Visual Languages for Model-Driven Software Engineering tools and has over 30 years’ experience in IT. The Lab stems from John’s prestigious ARC Laureate Fellowship that is researching and developing new approaches in software engineering. Their goal is to assimilate […]

Monash Immersive Analytics and Data Visualisation Lab, Department of Human Centred Computing

This lab is bringing data out of computers and into the world around us. They’ve pioneered a research initiative called Immersive Analytics. Its promise is to help people to understand and work with complex data and analytical systems in new and more effective ways. Their work explores the potential for new immersive display and interaction […]

Monash Machine Learning Group, Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Machine Learning and Deep Learning are the computational sciences that drive data science and artificial intelligence. The team covers association discovery, Bayesian methods, causal models, classification, forecasting, semi-supervised and unsupervised models, and spatio-temporal models, and they work with a broad variety of data including image, text, medical, manufacturing, sensor and multi-model data. Their passion is […]

Monash Optimisation Group, Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

This group is recognised for its strong links between theory and practice, fuelled by their excellent connections with the broader research community and industry partners. They are working on both targeted and generic solving techniques to address complex discrete optimisation problems. Their team is focused on research that helps users: a) model and solve problems […]

Monash Prof. Amrik Sohal (B. Eng. (Hons), MBA, PhD), Department of Management, Monash Business School

Amrik Sohal is Professor of Management and Co-ordinator/Lead for the Global Value Chains Research Network, Centre for Global Business. He graduated from the University of Bradford (UK) in mechanical engineering with honours. His PhD was in operations management, and his current research focuses on implementation issues, especially those relating to strategies, technology and new production […]

Monash Prof. Raman Singh, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering

Prof. Singh has specific expertise in the mechanistic understanding of chemical degradation of fibres and polymer matrix of fibre-reinforced polymers (FRPs) and their role in degradation in mechanical properties of FRPs in civil engineering applications. His specific expertise in such degradation is due to an aggressive environment that exists in an advanced civil engineering structure […]

Monash Prof. Yulia Merkoulova, Professor of Finance

Dr Yulia Merkoulova is a Professor of Finance and Deputy Head of Department of Banking and Finance, Monash University. She has over 20 years of research and consulting experience in banking and finance. Yulia has published research articles in leading international academic journals and successfully completed multiple research grant-funded projects. Her recent projects include investigating […]

Monash Software Engineering Group

Monash Software Engineering Group’s research focuses on inventing new approaches for designing, developing, testing, and maintaining large-scale complex AI and data-intensive software systems to maximise the positive social and economic impact. The three main research focuses include: 1) How can we incorporate diverse human aspects into software development; 2) How can we improve developers’ productivity […]

Monash XYX Lab

XYX Lab – Gender + Space – is a team of specialist design researchers exploring gender-sensitive design practices in cities. The way that gender affects needs and experiences in these areas is generally poorly understood by those who determine how places are designed, developed, governed and maintained. Through our applied research, we bring together planners, […]

QUT Architectural Science Group, School of Architecture and Built Environment

The Architectural Science group is positioned at both the intersection and forefront of Architecture, Energy and Health. They use innovative research methodologies that facilitate the collection of large data sets of physical conditions of indoor and outdoor environments (e.g. lighting levels, brightness, temperature, occupancy, solar radiation, air velocity) and self-reported data (preferences, wellbeing, comfort). They […]

QUT BIM Digital Twin Group

Members of the BIM/Digital Twin group at QUT have been involved in the definition of standards for the representation of built environments for nearly 30 years, the testing of proposed standards through the development of proof-of-concept software, and the subsequent development of prototype and commercial software. The range of effort goes from early design/detailed design, […]

QUT Centre for a Waste Free World

The Centre for a Waste-Free World develops and implements new waste technologies and processes, while using social science knowledge to catalyse change and reduce barriers to participation and adoption. Our researchers are developing technologies and processes to innovate the social, environmental and economic role of waste and transform it into valuable circular commodities. https://research.qut.edu.au/wastefree/

Waste Reduction, Circular Economy

QUT Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society & Technology (BEST)

The Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology (BEST) is a Research Center focused on understanding how human behaviour and public policy can be influenced by behavioural economics and social marketing to benefit the health of our society, sustain our environment for future generations, and safeguard our economy in the digital age. https://research.qut.edu.au/best/

QUT Centre for Materials Science

The Centre for Materials Science is QUT’s fundamental scientific engine room for materials innovation, providing materials-based solutions for real-world applications. Its researchers have core expertise in polymer and organic chemistry, inorganic, nanoscale 1D and 2D materials, materials characterisation, molecular and materials modelling, and are developing: polymers and polymeric coatings, adhesives, ultralight/superstrong structural materials, composites, batteries/supercapacitors, […]

QUT Construction Health and Safety

The team has expertise in construction engineering and management; cognitive and organisational psychology; and, adopting quantitative and qualitative research methods to tackle interdisciplinary safety problems in the construction industry. They have expertise in utilising the latest technology and construction informatics (e.g. BIM) to reduce accidents; developing safety management tools; conducting cognitive behavioural experiments to develop […]

QUT Design & Development for Healthy Living and Learning

Many community developments, such as schools, senior living and sporting facilities, can be used more effectively. What are the physical and mental health benefits of sharing facilities that support multiple demographics and provide opportunities for vocational and intergenerational programs? The Cat.1 nationally funded Grandschools project is a multidisciplinary team led by QUT, ACU and Deakin […]

QUT Design Lab: Design Robotics and Digital Fabrication Program

The Design Robotics and Digital Fabrication program provides direct pathways from design to manufacturing. Their research creates processes and technologies for sustainable futures by linking design, robotics, and manufacturing. They explore innovative design possibilities through cutting-edge experimental design projects and work to make sure that technology meets the needs of real people. Connecting to Industry […]

QUT Design Lab: Emerging Technologies Program

The Emerging Technology program creates new experiences and investigates the prototyping, design and evaluation of extended reality in areas such as visual simulation, distributed collaboration and interactive visualisation. With expertise in collaborative work, data visualisation, the built environment, advanced manufacturing, user experience and participatory design, their research creates new ways to see, sense and shape […]

QUT Digital Engineering Group

The Digital Engineering Group develop software tools that use BIM/Digital Engineering data as the basis for informed decision-making. Their expertise lies in analysing user processes, modelling information flows, and developing user interfaces that provide data-driven support for informed decision-making. They use a range of advanced software engineering skills such as domain specific languages and mapping […]

QUT Dr Fiona Lamari, Senior Lecturer in Construction Management

Fiona’s research interests include developing technology to enhance student learning through immersive experience and non-intrusive data collection systems to accelerate the development of sensor technology in construction. Fiona is passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive construction industry. To do so, she believes a way to demystify the construction industry is by challenging and changing […]

QUT Facility Management Group

The QUT FM group has been involved in a series of facility management-related projects and activities for over 20 years. This has included working with the Sydney Opera House Trust and Qld Project Services on FM for buildings, buildingSMART International on the COBie standard, many of the Australian state road authorities, local government, and electricity […]

QUT Prof. Tommy Chan, President of Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring

Prof. Tommy Chan has been actively involved in carrying out research on bridges. He has published over 350 technical articles and over 20 years of experience in Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of various significant long span bridges in Hong Kong and the mainland China. He is the founding Chair and President of ANSHM (the Australian […]

QUT School of Architecture and Built Environment

DrMark Limb has expertise in the implementation and evaluation of regulatory land use planning systems. His research assesses the efficacy of urban planning and seeks to understand ways planning can better achieve sustainable development outcomes. Kirsty’s expertise is in housing diversity through both traditional research and architectural practice. Kirsty and Mark’s research intersects on the […]

QUT Smart and Sustainable Buildings and Communities Group (QUT Urban Studies Lab)

This group researches into the adoption and applications of smart and digital technologies, processes (e.g., BIM, AI, automation, prefabrication), and sustainability principles and features in residential and other types of buildings, to bring greater construction efficiencies and operational performance. They study the close intricacies and interfaces between the planning, design, construction and operation phases of […]

QUT Wind and Fire Lab

This lab engages a team of postgraduate and post-doctoral researchers and academics specialising in structural, wind and fire engineering research. The 15-member team conducts both fundamental and applied research in structural, wind and fire engineering (including bushfires) and disseminates information through publications, seminars, workshops and conferences. It undertakes multidisciplinary research related to the safety of […]

UoM 3D Modelling and Measurement Science Research Group

The 3D Modelling and Measurement Science Research Group has expertise in: Photogrammetry, Laser scanning, 3D computer vision, Mobile mapping, 3D Modelling of natural and built environments, Machine learning, Deep learning, Indoor positioning, object recognition in imagery and point clouds. Facilities: Various cameras and lidar sensors, AR/MR headsets, high performance computers and various photogrammetry software. Contact: A/Prof. […]

UoM A/Prof. Kourosh Khoshelham, Spatial Information, 3D Modelling and Measurement Science Research Group

Photogrammetry, Laser scanning, 3D computer vision, Mobile mapping, 3D Modelling of natural and built environments, Machine learning, Deep learning, Indoor positioning, object recognition in imagery and point clouds. Facilities: Various cameras and lidar sensors, AR/MR headsets, high performance computers and various photogrammetry software. Contact: k.khoshelham@unimelb.edu.au, +61 3 8344 4050, https://infrastructure.eng.unimelb.edu.au/research/geomatics/

UoM A/Prof. Mohsen Kalantari, Deputy Director of Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructure and Land Administration

A/Prof. Mohsen Kalantari is Deputy Director of CSDILA, which provides focus for research in spatial enablement of government and industries. The Centre solves problems related to digital enablement in architecture, engineering, construction and operation industries through geospatial science and engineering. A/Prof. Kalantari’s research includes digital engineering, building information modelling and geospatial engineering. Facilities: Geospatial platforms […]

UoM Advanced Protective Technologies for Engineering Structures Group

The multidisciplinary research expertise of the Advanced Protective Technologies for Engineering Structures Group led by Prof. Tuan Ngo include: Prefabricated modular buildings and off-site construction; Computational design; Extreme loadings: Blast, impact fire; Lightweight and high strength concrete; and, Structural and energy optimisation using AI. Facilities: The Structural Laboratory at the University of Melbourne houses state-of-the-art […]

UoM BPM Lab, School of Computing and Information Systems

The BPM Lab focuses on fundamental and applied research in business process management, with an emphasis on process intelligence. By marrying business and IT perspectives, their goal is to devise novel techniques and tools that help improve organisational performance by reverse-engineering an organisation’s business processes from their transactional data. A number of companies in different […]

UoM Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration (CSDILA) + Digital Lab (D-Lab)

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); 3D Visualisation; Augmented and Virtual Reality; 3D Data Capturing and Modelling; Modern Land Administration Systems; 3D Cadastre; Building Information Modelling (BIM); Smart Buildings and Cities; Spatial Data Integration; Urban Analytics; Spatial Ontologies; Strategic Consultancy and Advisory; Capacity Building and Executive Training; Smart App Development; Advanced Data Integration and Modelling; Location […]

UoM Department of Management and Marketing: Digital Marketing

UoM Department of Management and Marketing.jpg Expertise: Digital marketing communications – the way firms, consumers and other stakeholders communicate online; Marketing analytics – analysing patterns in marketing data to increase actionable knowledge that can be used to inform marketing strategy and improve marketing performance. Facilities: High quality environments to support projects. The University is a […]

UoM Department of Management and Marketing: Supply Chain

This department works on supply chain strategy, design and performance. This involves a mix of approaches from empirical studies and case studies shedding light on ‘what works’, through to more prescriptive, analytic and other decision models of supply chain and operations management. In supply chain management related to building, this can be applied to issues […]

UoM Dr Xuemei Liu, Senior Lecturer, Department of Infrastructure Engineering

Dr Liu has worked in structural engineering for more than 15 years, and has been working in the specialised field of concrete technology including high performance concrete, durability and concrete rheology, concrete-steel/timber composites, and impact engineering. She has been working closely with industry and government organisations to carry out research in these areas. Examples include […]

UoM MIDAS Lab (Melbourne Information, Decision and Autonomous Systems)

UoM MIDAS Lab.jpg Expertise: Robotics; Automation; Control Systems; Optimisation; Autonomous Systems; Machine Learning. Facilities: AI and Autonomy Lab; Control and Signal Processing (CSP) Lab; Melbourne Robotics Laboratory; Melbourne Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Platform. Contact: Professor Chris Manzie, manziec@unimelb.edu.au, https://eng.unimelb.edu.au/midas/research

UoM Porous Media Research Lab & Energy Geotechnics

The PMRL & Energy Geotechnics Lab within the Geotechnical Research Group focuses on energy geotechnics, near surface geophysics and machine learning, AI, and numerical modelling applied to geotechnical engineering. They have more than a decade experience in R&D and commercialisation of shallow geothermal energy technology (energy geo-structures: energy piles, tunnels, walls, slabs), the thermo-hydro-mechanical aspects […]

UoM School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, Bushfire Behaviour and Management Group, Fire Lab

This group’s work covers a broad range of fire behaviour topics including research on the ignition and combustion of fuels, the spread of wildfire and transition mechanisms to the Wildland Urban Interface, and the performance of structural materials under different fire conditions. Facilities: Their facility currently contains a variety of experimental apparatuses and equipment covering […]

UoM Sustainable and Renewable Forest Products Group

Wood science and wood processing technology; Value chains for plantation-grown wood, from resource characterisation to development and performance of engineered wood products; Engineering and design properties; R&D and environmental awareness. Facilities: Wood science and technology laboratory (universal testing machine, accelerated weathering unit, adhesion testing facilities); Wood and wood-based products manufacturing workshop (carpentry, laboratory press, conventional […]

UoM Visual Intelligence Lab

Development of computer vision algorithms to detect objects, recognise scenes, and recreate 3D depth from images. The approach is inspired by human vision and involves modelling and learning the physical constraints of scenes to improve the accuracy, robustness, and interpretability of computer vision algorithms. Development of models of human visual attention to predict where people […]