Dr Charlotte Hurry

Executive CommitteeCharlotte is a project manager, researcher, and higher education professional with 19 experience working in universities. Previously, she has worked in the project teams in two ARC Centre’s of…


Professor Rob J Hyndman

Executive CommitteeRob is the Head of the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics. From 2005-18 he was Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Forecasting and a Director of the International…


Professor Peter Taylor

Executive CommitteePeter received his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Adelaide in 1987. In 2002 he commenced at the University of Melbourne, shortly after becoming the inaugural Professor of…


Professor Adrian Pearce

Executive CommitteeAdrian researches automated planning and scheduling, and he has contributed to research on reasoning about actions within artificial intelligence. His research has improved the efficiency and…


Professor Andreas Ernst

Executive CommitteeAndreas has worked in real-world applications of optimisation for over 25 years, including in supply chains, logistics, mining, services (rostering) and energy.  Recent work includes rail planning…


Professor Doreen Thomas

Executive CommitteeDoreen was Head of the School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Melbourne; Associate Dean Research and Research Training and Adjunct Professor in the…


Assoc. Professor Guido Tack

Executive CommitteeGuido is an Associate Professor in the Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at the Faculty of Information Technology. His research focuses on combinatorial optimisation, in…


Professor Peter Stuckey

Executive CommitteePeter Stuckey from Monash University has a world-leading research program in constraint programming. He led the G12 project, one of the largest projects at NICTA, peaking at 25 researchers,…


Professor Kate Smith-Miles

Executive CommitteeKate Smith-Miles has significant leadership experience that cuts across academic disciplines and extensive industry engagement experience. She has recently been recognised as a Melbourne Laureate…