Monash University Faculty


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NameEmailSpecality
David Abramsondavid.abramson [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • High performance computing
  • Computer systems design
  • Software engineering tools for parallel programming
  • Distributed supercomputers
Alan Aitkenalan.aitken [at] monash.edu
  • Multi-scale integrated analysis of tectonic systems using potential fields
  • The mechanics of intraplate orogenesis
  • Methods for large-scale gravity inversion
  • Proterozoic supercontinents – assembly and dispersal
Tuncay Alantuncay.alan [at] monash.edu
  • Micro/nano fabrication
  • MEMS
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Reliability of nanostructures
  • Microfluidics
Nandita Bhattacharjeenandita.bhattacharjee [at] monash.edu
  • Advanced implementation systems
  • Audio Watermarking
  • Computer Systems Security, Computer vision, image and signal processing
  • Digital design, Hardware implementation of neural networks
Sankar Bhattacharyasankar.bhattacharya [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Coal and biomass research: different aspects of coal gasification
    and combustion
Le Nguyen Binhle.nguyen.binh [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Specialises in very high bit rate optical communications. Utilises a 10x 16 Gb/s optically amplified long-haul transmission system in the Optical Communications and Applied Photonics Lab, which has been donated by Siemens. Researches 40Gb/s and beyond WDM systems as well as simulating optical components and quantum communications.
Nick Birbillisnick.birbilis [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Advanced electrochemical analysis, including
    electrochemical AFM/STM and transient techniques
  • Kinetic stability of heterogeneous materials, such as aerospace alloys
  • Fundamental characterisation of corrosion processes on the nano/micro-scale, employing high resolution microscopy
  • Gradient structures
  • Corrosion resistant coatings and claddings
Hugh Blackburnhugh.blackburn [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • A study of two-dimensional flow past an oscillating cylinder
  • Topology of fine-scale motions in turbulent channel
  • Symmetry breaking of the flow in a cylinder driven by a rotating end wall
Abdelmalek Bouazzamalek.bouazza [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Geomechanics (geosynthetics)
NameEmailSpecality
Hoam Chunghoam.chung [at] monash.edu
  • Autonomous unmanned systems (UAVs, AGVs, and UUVs)
  • Control and dynamics of micro flyers
  • Control of multi-agent systems
  • Theory and application of receding horizon control algorithms
  • Numerical methods for finite-horizon optimal control problems
  • Engineering design using semi-infinite nonlinear optimizations
  • Embedded real-time system design and implementation
  • Rotorcraft dynamics and control
  • Robotics
Alan Chaffeealan.chaffee [at] sci.monash.edu.au
  • Lignite dewatering: process and physical chemistry of lignites, characterisation of product water (organic & inorganic composition)
  • Heterogeneous catalysis: fuel interconversion (coal and oil shale), conversion of CO2 to useful products, bimetallic nanoparticulate catalyst
    design
  • Adsorbent development: materials for CO2 capture, materials for CH4 and H2 storage, mesoporous and microporous adsorbents design, metal organic frameworks, amine-modified adsorbents
  • Computational chemistry: density functional and force field methods, molecular dynamics, adsorption modeling, heterogeneous catalysis, hydrophobicity of peptides
Chao Chenchao.chen [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Reconfigurable robotic arms
  • Medical robotic systems
  • Micro-mechatronic systems
  • Mobile robots
Maria Garcia De La Bandamaria.garciadelabanda [at] monash.edu
  • Constraint Optimisation, Constraint Modelling and Solving, Bioinformaics
Phu Dung Lephu.dung.Le [at] monash.edu
  • Computer Systems Security, Data encryption, Denial of Service, Filtering, Flexible Authentication Technique, Packet filtering, Token Filter Technique (TFT), Ubiquitous Wireless Communication, Visa (authorisation token)
Qizhi Chenqizhi.chen [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Bone tissue engineering
  • Myocardial tissue engineering
  • Lung glue
  • Nanobiotechnology
X D Chendong.chen [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Drying of food and biological materials
  • Microstructure studies of food products
  • Heat and mass transfer process fouling
  • Cleaning of process surfaces including membranes
  • Additives to mitigate fouling in heat exchangers
  • Transdermal drug delivery
  • Ink-jet device applications in food technology and biotechnology
  • Biofilm development in food processing
  • Freeze concentration and freeze drying
  • Modeling of transfer processes and chemical reactor systems
  • Fermentation processes
Wenlong Chengmedhu.chetty [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Intelligent computational techniques such as: artificial neural network; genetic algorithm; fuzzy system; and bayesian network
  • Bioinformatics
  • Optimisation
  • Grid computing
WK Chiuwing.kong.chiu [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Fluid mechanics & aerodynamics
  • Bioengineering/nanotechnology
  • Environmental engineering
  • Structures (aerospace, automotive, maritime, rail)
  • Thermodynamics & heat transfer
  • Robotics and mechatronics
Frank Collinsfrank.collins [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Concrete
John Cooksonjohn.cookson [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Mechanical & aerospace engineering
Brian Cookebrian.cooke [at] med.monash.edu.au
  • Molecular and cellular studies of mechanisms of pathogenesis in apicomplexan parasites with particular focus on malaria and babesiosis
  • Mechanisms of the interaction of blood cells with blood vessel walls
  • Regulation of cellular mechanical properties
Ross Coppelross.coppel [at] med.monash.edu.au
  • Seroepidemiology of malaria infection, Interactions between malaria proteins and the human red blood cell, Interactions between the malaria infected cell and the vascular wall
  • Molecular biology of malaria antigens
  • Production and delivery of malaria vaccines using transgenic plants
  • Immunological and biochemical factors in tuberculosis infection
Edoardo Dalyedoardo.daly [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Stochastic soil-moisture dynamics and water balance
  • Eco-hydrology
  • Soil-atmosphere interaction
Michael Danquahmichael.danquah [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Health related research:
    Nucleic acid and protein based therapeutics production and analysis
    Antibody production, immobilization, orientation and immunoassay development
    Drug and vaccine formulation and delivery via biodegradable micro/nano particles
    Development and elucidation of the mechanism of action of anti-malarial drugs and vaccines
    Optimization of fermentation schemes for the expression of biopharmaceuticals and
    recombinant proteins
    Development of plant-made vaccines
  • Energy related research:
    Bioprocess Engineering of cellular systems for the creation of renewable energy
    Improving dewatering efficiency of cell culture for biomass production
    Development of bioprocesses for the creation of bio-ethanol, bio-butanol and bio-diesel from microalgae biomass
    Solvent extraction (SE) and supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) of lipids from microalgae biomass for bio-diesel production
    Carbon dioxide capture and bioremediation of hypersaline water using microalgae
    Metabolic engineering of cellular pathways for the production of fine chemicals
  • General science & engineering research:
    Microbial fermentation science and technology
    Bioseparation media design and functionalization
    Biomolecular conjugation and interactions
    Downstream processing and biomolecule purification
    Affinity ligand design and characterization
    BioMEMS for protein detection
Chris Davieschris.davies [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Thermomechanical processing of metals
Ana Deleticana.deletic [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Stormwater treatment and control
  • Water sensitive urban design
  • Integrated urban water management
  • Water re-use (recycling)
Wen Hui Duanwenhui.duan [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Nanomechanics, smart materials and structures, sensors and actuators, structural health monitoring, hydrodynamics and very large floating structures (VLFS)
K Eppclaus.epp [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Railway engineering
  • Improved wheel/rail interface
Brian Falzonbrian.falzon [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Development of robust finite-element algorithms
    for predicting the response of geometrically
    non-linear structures
  • Fracture mechanics and damage in composites
  • Structural optimisation using heuristic methods
  • The dynamic response of composite structures to impact loading
  • Structural testing
  • The development of virtual testing environments
  • The design of medical implants and modelling biomechanical systems
John Forsythejohn.forsythe [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • “Smart” polymer bioconjugates
  • Nano-fibrous electrospun scaffolds
  • Interaction of stem cells on biopolymer substrates
  • Surface modification of Ti implants
  • Nano-fabrication of novel drug delivery systems
  • UV-curable injectable hydrogels
James Friendjames.friend [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Micro/nanophysics
NameEmailSpecality
Mohamed Medhat Gabermohamed.gaber [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Mining data streams
  • Ubiquitous data mining
  • Distributed data mining
Gil Garniergil.garnier [at] monash.edu
  • Application of colloids and polymers to surfaces
  • Papermaking
  • Adhesion
  • Biopolymers and composites
Karen Hapgoodkaren.hapgood [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Understanding granulation processes
  • Liquid-particle interactions in processing equipment
  • Pharamceutical manufacturing processes for solid dosage forms
  • Applied powder technology
  • Pharmaceutical formulation
  • Design of particles to provide desired properties
Andrew Hoadleyandrew.hoadley [at] monash.edu
  • Wastewater cleanup, dewatering processes and biofuels
Kerry Hourigankerry.hourigan [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Computational fluid dynamics aeroacoustics
  • Turbomachinery
  • Mineral processing fluid dynamics
  • Supersonic Jets
Christopher Hutchinsonchristopher.hutchinson [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations and microstructural changes in the metallic solid state
  • Relationship between mechanical properties and microstructure of metals and alloys
Ravi Jagadeeshanravi.jagadeeshan [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Molecular rheology of polymeric liquids
  • Brownian dynamics simulations of flow-
    microstructure interactions
  • Bio-polymer dynamics in rheometric flows
  • Computational modeling of coating flows of
    viscoelastic fluids
Graeme Johansongraeme.johanson [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Library and archival science
Greg Bambergreg.Bamber [at] monash.edu
  • People management organizational/technological change
  • High-performance work systems or ‘smart workplaces’
  • Arbitration, dispute prevention and settlement, mediation and negotiation
  • International comparisons and transferability of management styles and employment relations arrangements
NameEmailSpecality
Jonathan KeithJonathan.Keith [at] monash.edu
  • Bayesian methods
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genetic epidemiology
  • Phylogenetics
  • Statistical methods for the detection of novel non-protein-coding functional elements in genomes
Jayantha
Kodikara
kodi [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Unsaturated flow and material behaviour of reactive soils and pavement materials
  • Shrinkage, creep and unsaturated flow behaviour of cemented materials
  • Desiccation cracking of soils and cemented materials
  • Soil-atmosphere interaction and solute movement
  • Stabilisation of soils and crushed rocks with cementitious and polymeric additives
  • Landfill cover and liner design
Adrian Neildadrian.neild [at] monash.edu
  • Microfluidics, non-linear ultrasound including
    acoustic radiation forces and acoustic streaming, micron scale particle
    and biological cell handling, air-coupled ultrasound and non-destructive
    testing
Christopher McNeilchristopher.mcneill [at] monash.edu
  • Organic semiconductor device physics
  • Polymer solar cells
  • Organic field-effect transistors
  • Synchrotron-based soft x-ray techniques in particular NEXAFS and STXM
Nemai Karmakarnemai.karmakar [at] monash.edu
  • RFID, Microstrip Antennas, Planar Phased Arrays, Array Signal Processing, Microwave Active and Passive Designs, Radar Systems, Direct Conversion Receivers, Satellite Communications
Mohan Krishnamoorthymohan.krishnamoorthy [at] adm.monash.edu.au
  • Location of spatially interacting facilities
  • Vehicle despatch problems
  • Constrained spanning trees
  • Combinatorial optimisation and discrete optimization
  • Problems faced by the airline industry
  • Complex routing and scheduling problems
  • Staff scheduling and rostering
Mohan Yellishettymohan.yellishetty [at] monash.edu
  • Industrial ecology applications to mining industry.
  • Development and implementation of industrial ecological principles to mining and mining communities.
  • Environmental impacts and management due to mining in particular.
  • Geotechnical & geoenvironmental – with a particular specialty in acid rock drainage and soil erosion in mining industry.
Shonali Krishnaswamyshonali.krishnaswamy [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Distributed
  • Mobile and pervasive computing systems
  • Mobile and ubiquitous data stream mining
  • Service oriented computing and mobile software agents
  • Mobile software agents
  • Intelligent software systems
  • Web services
  • Service oriented computing
Bradley Ladewigbradley.ladewig [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Ion exchange membranes for fuel cell
    applications
  • Polymer and polymer composite membranes for gas separation
  • Polymer composite membranes for water
    treatment
  • Coal seam gas water treatment and beneficial reuse
  • Water desalination systems and sustainability
Dan Lidanli [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Synthesis, processing and assembly of functional nanomaterials including graphene, carbon nanotubes, conducting polymers, metal and inorganic semiconductor nanoparticles/ nanofibers and biological/biomimic nanostructures
  • Developing new cost-effective techniques for solution-phase processing of nanomaterials
  • Novel applications of nanomaterials in energy conversion/storage, chemical and biomedical sensing, drug delivery, nanomedicine, catalysis and membrane separation
David W. LuptonDavid.Lupton [at] monash.edu
  • organic chemistry
  • asymmetric catalysis
S Lingchris.ling [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Petri nets
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Software engineering
  • Formal specification
  • Real-time systems
  • Business process modelling
  • Multiagent systems
  • Context-Aware Systems
  • Pervasive and ubiquitous computing
  • Reliability and performance analysis
Doug MacFarlanedouglas.macfarlane [at] monash.edu
  • Preparation and characterization of ionic liquids and other types of ionic materials for a range of applications in electrochemistry, green chemistry, solar cells, batteries and biotechnology, including protein stabilization and biopreservation
David McCarthydavid.mccarthy [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Urban stormwater utilisation
Nikhil Medhekarnikhil.medhekar [at] monash.edu
  • Interested in understanding the structure, properties and processing of materials at nano- and micro-scale using computer simulations. The computational tools that are employed are essentially multi-disciplinary – ranging from the quantum mechanical electronic structure simulations, to large-scale molecular dynamics, phase-field and finite element simulations. Current research interests are focused on material systems crucial for optoelectronics and energy applications – for example, quantum dots, nanowires, nanotubes, and more recently, graphene and related materials.
Gujji Mutuswamygujji.muthuswamy [at] monash.edu
  • Tap into the specific expertise already available in different Faculties and Centres and bring them together in a cogent fashion that would expose the students to the climate change mitigation’s multi-faceted aspects
  • develop a simulation tool that students can play and thereby understand the key aspects of emissions trading and market behaviour under different ETS design parameters.
NameEmailSpecality
Antonio Pattitony.patti [at] monash.edu
  • Organic chemistry – particularly relating to the chemistry of soil organic matter, humic substances and related green chemistry.
Malin
Premaratne
malin [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Bioengineering, optical physics, constrained programming, combinatorial optimization, communications network
Gita Pendharkargita.pendharkar [at] monash.edu
  • Biomedical Engineering
Ranjith Pathegama Gamageranjith.pathegama.gamage [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Geosequestration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in coal, saline aquifers and basalt formations
  • Activation of faults due to the injection of high
    fluid pressures
  • Slope stability of large deep, open cut mines
  • Stability of wellbore analysis
  • Underground longwall mining
  • Enhanced coal bed methane recovery, ECBM
Valentijn Pauwelsvalentijn.pauwels [at] monash.edu
  • Modeling of land-surface processes
  • Hydrologic model development
  • Data assimilation
  • Model parameter estimation
  • Hydraulic ground water theory
  • Measurement of hydrologic variables across different scales
Murray Rudmanmurray.rudman [at] monash.edu
  • His research interests encompass many aspects of Computational Fluid Dynamics and its application to a variety of research problems including free surface fluid flows, wave-structure interaction, chaos and mixing, turbulence in non-Newtonian fluids and solid-liquid two-phase flows.
Sita Ramakrishnansita.ramakrishnan [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Validation of distributed software components
  • Compliance and conformance testing of software components
  • Validation of software testing tools
  • Concurrent and distributed systems and software engineering
  • Component-based architectures
  • O-O method, process, quality, metrics and testing
  • Web engineering and technologies
Prabhakar Ranganathanprabhakar.ranganathan [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Rheology and continuum mechanics of living materials (e.g. suspensions of motile cells, cytoskeletal networks, biomembranes etc.)
  • Mechano-transduction in living cells
  • Reverse-engineering the cell to design biomimetic microreactors
Patrick PerlmutterPatrick.Perlmutter [at] monash.edu
  • Organic synthesis
  • Total Synthesis. Current targets include: The Pervilleines, the Salvinorins, the Pamaycins, thesteroids and the Abietanes.
  • Asymmetric catalysis based on our chiral benzoxazines.
  • New imaging agents based on kangaroo paw pigments.
  • New imaging agents based on cocaine.
  • New auxiliaries for stereocontrolled oxidative coupling reactions.
NameEmailSpecality
Anurag Sharmaanurag.sharma [at] monash.edu
  • Digital communications and computer networks
  • eComputational intelligenc
  • Computer systems and architecture
Ahmet Sekerciogluahmet.sekercioglu [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Health Economics, Development Economics, Public Economics, CGE modelling, poverty nutrition linkages, hospital choice modelling and economics of education.
Cordelia Selomulyacordelia.selomulya [at] monash.edu
  • Functional (nano) materials, characterisation
    and functionalisation of smart materials for applications in medical diagnostics and therapeutics, food, national security, and the environment. Low-temperature synthesis of bioactive composites for the manufacturing of
    high-value products, e.g. controlled-release particles for pharmaceutical and functional
    food application
Wei Shenwei.shen [at] monash.edu
  • Paper and thread microfluidic diagnostics for chemical and biological analysis; functional
    printing for tissue engineering and bioactive
    paper; surface engineering for wetting, adhesion and pharmaceutical applications; printing science, ink transfer fundamentals and ink paper interactions; and paper sizing and superhydrophobic paper
George Simongeorge.simon [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Polymer nanocomposites
  • Dendritic materials
  • Polymer blends
  • Thermosets and their toughening
  • Relationships between polymer mobility, free volume and mechanical properties
  • Liquid crystalline polymers
  • Electrospinning of nanofibers
Raman Singhraman.singh [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Metallurgical engineering
Kate Smith-Mileskate.smith-miles [at] sci.monash.edu.au
  • Combinatorial optimisation, meta-heuristics, operations research
  • Neural networks, intelligent systems, data mining, machine learning, meta-learning
  • Applications of intelligent techniques and optimisation methods to engineering, healthcare, bioinformatics, business, law, etc
Russell Smythrussell.smyth [at] buseco.monash.edu.au
  • Mobile phone use among internal migrants in China
Julio Soriajulio.soria [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Flow stability and control
  • Transition and turbulence research
  • Thermo-fluid and scalar transport
  • Optical and holographic experimental methods
  • Full direct simulation of turbulent flows
Leone Spiccialeone.spiccia [at] monash.edu
  • Biological and medicinal chemistry:metalloenzyme mimics; de novo peptides incorporating macrocyclic ligands; peptide nucleic acid – metal complex hybrids; new agents for the diagnosis and treatment of HIV; biosensors and biological imaging agents; bioconjugates for application in neuroscience; new tools for
    studying pathogens
  • Coordination chemistry: hexacyanometallates
    as templates for magnetic materials; polynuclear metal complexes with novel physicochemical properties
  • Application of immobilised metal complexes in protein purification
  • Hydrolytic polymerization of inert metal ions;
    metal ion speciation and complexation in
    aqueous solution (ambient to hydrothermal conditions)
  • Benign gold processing
  • Dye sensitised solar cells; bio-inspired water oxidation catalysts for photoelectrochemical cells; electrochromic devices
  • Novel coatings for high performance ink receptor layers; freeze thaw indicators
  • Sol-gel processing of ceramic oxides
Tam Sridhartam.sridhar [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Gas liquid reactions
  • Polymer rheology
Bala Srinivasanbala.srinivasan [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Software security
Kiyonori Suzukikiyonori.suzuki [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Materials engineering
NameEmailSpecality
Dr. Zhiyuan (Terry) LiuTerry.liu@Monash.edu
  • Transportation Network Modeling
  • Transportation Planning
  • Transit Network Assignment and Design
  • Road Pricing
  • Logistics Network Analysis
  • Applications of Parallel Computing in Transportation
Jefferson Tanjefferson.tan [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Management, security, and connectivity issues in computational grids.
  • Data integration issues and metadata management, network management.
David Turnerdavid.turner [at] monash.edu
  • Anion binding,
  • Ccrystal engineering
  • Metallosupramolecular chemistry of dinitrile ligands.
Guido Tackguido.tack [at] monash.edu
  • Optimisation, constraint programming, problem modelling and solving
Akshat Tanksaleakshat.tanksale [at] monash.edu
  • Biofuels, Green Chemistry, Briorefinery, Catalysis, Hydrogen Production and Storage, Meso- and Micro-Porous Materials as Catalysts
Terry Turneyterry.turney [at] monash.edu
  • Main focus of research currently is on the design, production and application of functional nanomaterials.
David Taniardavid.taniar [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Databases
  • Query processing
  • Mobile and geospatial databases
  • XML query processing
  • Grid and cloud data management
  • High performance database processing
  • Ontology
  • Data warehousing
  • Data mining rules and patterns
M Thompsonmark.thompson [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Computational fluid dynamics (CFD), numerical methods, aeroacoustics, turbomachinery, simulation of three-dimensional flows, non-Newtonian fluid flows.
George Thouasgeorge.thouas [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Biomedical engineering
Kai Ming Tingkaiming.ting [at] monash.edu
  • Data mining
  • Machine learning
  • Information retrieval
Paul Vermapaul.verma [at] med.monash.edu.au
  • Nuclear transfer protocols: cell reprogramming and transgenesis
Marika Viczianymarika.vicziany [at] adm.monash.edu.au
Geoff Webbgeoff.webb [at] infotech.monash.edu.au
  • Learning complex conditional probabilities from data
  • Statistically sound association discovery
  • Statistically sound association discovery
  • OPUS
  • Multiboosting
  • Decision tree grafting
  • The knowledge factory
  • Generality is predictive of prediction accuracy
  • Bioinformatics
  • Engineering applications
Ron Weberron.weber [at] monash.edu.au
  • Ontology (a branch of metaphysics), conceptual modelling, modelling of information systems, and information systems management, audit and control
Campbell Wilsoncampbell.wilson [at] monash.edu
  • Content-based multimedia retrieval, Digital libraries, Probabilistic information retrieval
Paul Webleypaul.webley [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Adsorbent synthesis and testing and adsorption processes specifically focusing on gas separations and storage
Leslie Yeoleslie.yeo [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Micro/Nanophysics (microfluidic transport)
Bill Youngbill.young [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Traffic systems
  • Parking systems
Jie Zhangjie.zhang [at] monash.edu
  • Development of next generation of biosensors/biofuel cells using nanotechnology
  • Synthesis of new nanocomposite catalysts for pharmaceutical and energy applications
  • Development of quantitative theories to understand the mechanisms of electrochemical processes
Jingxin Zhangjingxin.zhang [at] monash.edu
  • Adaptive and robust control of nonlinear and time varying systems
  • Applications of modeling and control techniques to control
  • Condition monitoring and fault diagnosis complex systems
  • Optimal and robust filtering and its applications to multirate signal processing and subband coding
  • Spectral estimation and its applications to
    synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and medical (ultrasound and MRI) imaging
  • SAR and medical image anlysis for target/object detection and recognition
Lian Zhanglian.zhang [at] monash.edu
  • Ultra-clean fuel generation through chemical leaching of coal and/or solvent extraction
  • MLiquefaction of coal and biomass for liquid fuel production
  • Advanced combustion technologies (e.g. oxy-firing, chemical looping) for low-rank coals including Victorian brown coal
  • Co-firing of coal and carbon-neutral biomass for carbon dioxide emission reduction
  • Advanced incineration technologies (e.g. O2-
    firing) for waste materials volume reduction and value-added product (e.g. cement additive) generation
  • Ash formation and thermodynamic properties during high-temperature treatment of coal,
    biomass and waste materials
  • Pollutant emissions from coal combustion and control
  • Characterization of combustion-driven sub-micron and nanoscale particulates and their environmental impacts evaluation
  • Unique drop-tube furnace (DTF) coupled with transparent quartz reactor, two-color pyrometer and high-speed camera for in-situ diagnosis and exact quantification of char and ash yields. No such a rig exists elsewhere in Australia
  • Inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES, Optima 7300DV) for quantification of trace elements in a variety of materials including coal, biomass, liquid fuel, char, ash, etc.
  • X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy (XRF) for rapid quantification of major and minor elements in above-listed solid materials
  • X-ray Diffractometry (XRD) for crystalline structure determination and quantification
  • Computer-controlled SEM (CCSEM) for individual particle analysis
  • Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy (ESR) for organometals and free radicals determination
  • Nuclear Magnet Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR) for carbonaceous structure characterization
  • Thermodynamic modeling software package, FactSage 6.1
  • SEM and TEM for particle morphology
    observation
Dingyang Zhengdinyang.zheng [at] eng.monash.edu.au
  • Railway technology – track acceleration for monitoring impact loads
Ingrid Zukermaningrid [at] csse.monash.edu.au
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Natural language processing
  • Discourse planning
  • Plan recognition
  • Multi-media interfaces
  • User modeling
Yu Lin Zhongnyu.zhong [at] monash.edu
  • Energy Conversion
  • Coatings
  • Advance material characterization
  • Electro Chemistry
  • Surface Science
  • Energy Storage
  • Biosensing
Xiwang ZhangXiwang.Zhang [at] monash.edu
  • Photocatalysis
  • Membrane Technology
  • Water Treatment
  • Disinfection