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Data Science Research Unit (DSRU) is in the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences and focuses on machine learning, machine vision, cybersecurity, simulation and modelling, computational intelligence and robotics as well as the application of these fields to real-world problems

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  • Members of DSRU have received the following external funds recently.  Congratulations to all involved for these recent grants!
    • Dr Michael Bewong, Prof Zahid Islam, Dr Arash Mahboubi, A/Prof Rafiqul Islam, Dr Ryan Ip and Dr Arif Khan received $2,105,000 ($161,303 to CSU) funded by Cyber Security CRC (CSCRC) CISCO, Quintessence Lab, TCS and Government of Western Australia.  The project title is "Software security with a focus on critical technologies".
    • A/Prof Azizur Rahman received an international grant of $559,901 funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland. The project title is “An exploitation of remote sensing CMEMS products for monitoring of transitional and coastal waters”.
    • A/Prof Rafiqul Islam and Prof Zahid Islam received an amount of $135,000 from Food Agility CRC as PhD Scholarship for a PhD student. The project title is “Understanding the relationship between individual and mob-based animal performance metrics derived from autonomous livestock monitoring sources”.
    • Dr Arash Mahboubi, Prof Zahid Islam, A/Prof Rafiqul Islam, and Dr Michael Bewong received an amount of $850,000 ($425,000 to CSU) from Cyber Security CRC and Paraflare. The project title is “THRD: Threat Detection and Response with Heterogeneous Data Sources”.
    • A/Prof Rafiqul Islam, Dr Michael Bewong, Prof Zahid Islam, Dr Arash Mahboubi and Dr Ryan Ip received an amount of $50,000 from Cyber Security CRC.  The project title is "Sharing Cybersecurity Research Data (SCReeD").
    • A/Prof Rafiqul Islam, Dr Quazi Mamun, Prof Manoranjan Paul and Prof Zahid Islam who received an amount of $25,000 from GSK Global Pty Ltd. The project title is “Shipping Container ID Automation – Phase II”.
    • Prof Mark Morrison, Prof Zahid Islam who received an amount of $75,000 from Campus Plus under Discovery Translation Fund (DTF). The project title is “HEALTHDM - System Refinement and Early Adoption”.
    • A/Prof Azizur Rahman, Prof Zahid Islam, Dr Michael Bewong and Dr Ryan Ip who received an amount of $609,281 from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry’s Future Drought Fund. The project title is “Supporting rapid intervention through disaster cycles: Helping government, NGOs and community organisations identify where resilience support is needed through rapid identification of risk before, during and after extreme climatic events”.
    • Dr Michael Bewong, Prof Zahid Islam, A/Prof Yeslam Al-Saggaf  and Dr Ryan Ip who received an amount of $597,729 from Food Agility CRC and Meat & Livestock Limited. The project title is “Potential implications and benefits for the agrifood technology sector from the introduction of the Australian AgriFood Data Exchange”.
    • Dr Arash Mahboubi and Prof Zahid Islam who received an amount of $640,000 from Cyber Security CRC and Government of Western Australia. The project title is “Ransomware Resilient File Safe Havens for cloud data”.
    • Prof Zahid Islam and Prof Tanveer Zia who received a total amount of $1,687,500 from Cyber Security CRC for two Research Fellows for the project “Privacy Preserving Data Sharing in a Hyperconnected World”.
    • A/Prof Lihong Zheng who received an amount of $4,368,791 from Meat & Livestock Australia Donor Company. The project title is “Evaluating a hyperspectral image analysis prototype for offal health and tissue integrity quality assurance for Australian red meat processing”.
    • A/Prof Lihong Zheng who received an amount of $600,618 from The Department of Agricultural, Water and Environment. The project title is “Development of drone technology to enhance Tropical Soda Apple (TSA) control in rugged high-value grazing country”.
    • A/Prof Lihong Zheng and Dr Ashad Kabir who received an amount of $105,000 from Food Agility CRC. The project title is “Trakka CattleID Scholarship”.
    • Dr Ashad Kabir and A/Prof Lihong Zheng who received an amount of $105,000 from Food Agility CRC. The project title is “Trakka MicroServices Scholarship”.
  • The mobile app on vine nutrition developed by Prof Manoranjan Paul, A/Prof Lihong Zheng and team members have been commercialised. For more information, please visit this link.
  • A/Prof Azizur Rahman received an internal fund with an amount of $2,500 to support in organising the 45th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Regional Science Association International (ANZRSAI). The core theme of ANZRSAI conference is “Data Science in Regional Policy: Housing And Workforce Dynamic”, and it will be held on 1-2 December 2022 in CSU, Wagga Wagga Campus.
  • The Adaptive Decision Forest paper published by Dr Gea Rahman and Prof Zahid Islam in Pattern Recognition has received two external recognitions: Dr Gea Rahman was (1) selected for the “Global Awards on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics" under the category of "Best Researcher Award",and (2) invited as an “Invited Speaker” at the Robotics & AI Research Conference (RoboAICon2023, 23 March 2023 to 25 March 2023, Rome, Italy). Congratulations!
  • Congratulations to Dr Yinhao Jiang for the extension of his Postdoc contract from the Cybersecurity CRC funding. Well-done Dr Jiang!
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Data Mining Research Area (DaMRA)

Data Mining Research Area (DaMRA)

We develop novel techniques and algorithms for all steps of data mining starting from data pre-processing and cleansing to future prediction and policy/strategy development.

Machine Vision and Digital Health (MaViDH) Research Group

Machine Vision and Digital Health (MaViDH) Research Group

One of the aims of the MaViDH research group is to tackle issues related to Digital health research for remote people.

Cybersecurity Research Group

Cybersecurity Research Group

The aim of this Group is to address the security issues that accompany the advancements in information and communication technologies (ICTs).

Imaging and Sensing Research Group

Imaging and Sensing Research Group

The group's focus is to design, model, develop or apply technology to solve real-world problems in industries such as agriculture, viticulture, environment, and law enforcement.

Advanced Networks Research Group

Advanced Networks Research Group

The Advanced Networks Research Lab (ANRL) aims to address various challenges in the use of wired and wireless networks.

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