Shiraz (Yi) Zhen

PhD CandidatesShiraz is undertaking an OPTIMA Industry PhD Project with Melbourne Water. She is undertaking this research at The University of Melbourne, supervised by OPTIMA CI Prof. Kate Smith-Miles, and The…


Emely Pierau

PhD CandidatesEmely is undertaking an OPTIMA Industry PhD Project with FFT. She is undertaking this research at Monash University, supervised by OPTIMA CI Prof. Peter Stuckey and Dr Hamid Rezatofighi.…


Vincent Barbosa Vaz

PhD Candidates Vincent is undertaking an OPTIMA Industry PhD Project with SE Water. His main research interests lie in machine learning and optimisation. His project area explores the interplay between these two…


Zahra Namazian

PhD CandidatesZahra’s project title is “Optimising multi-item retail inventories using Artificial Intelligence”. She is based at our Monash University node, working with our industry partner MECCA…


Daniel Herring

PhD CandidatesDaniel’s research is on dynamic multiobjective optimisation problems and the algorithms used to solve them. Dynamics are present in many real-world optimization problems and present a challenging…


Zhuo Wei

PhD CandidatesZhuo’s project is titled “Data-driven optimisation for safe coordination of distributed energy resources in distribution networks.” She is supervised by OPTIMA CI Prof. Maria Garcia de…


Wenrui Yuan

PhD CandidatesWenrui is a MSc student in the school of mathematics and statistics at the University of Melbourne. He is supervised by OPTIMA CI DR Alysson M. Costa. smith-miles@unimelb.edu.au…


Wathsala Karunarathne

PhD CandidatesWathsala’s research, “Scheduling Arrivals into a System that Accepts Random Arrivals “, focuses on a general system that accepts both scheduled customers and random customers while the…


Vivek Katial

PhD CandidatesVivek’s project title is Instance Space Analysis of Quantum Optimisation Algorithms.” His research is on investigating the strengths and weaknesses of Quantum Computing in solving…


Sameela Wijesundara

PhD CandidatesSameela’s project is titled “Domain Specific Interactive Optimization Languages”. She is supervised by: OPTIMA CIs Assoc. Professor Guido Tack and Professor Maria Garcia de la Banda.…