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Issue 2 - July 2016

Welcome to our second edition of Predictive from Monash Faculty of Information Technology.  This newsletter provides a snapshot of news, events, latest research findings and collaborations addressing key industry challenges. 

Predictive will bring to you on a regular basis the disruptive technologies, insights our academics and students together with industry are exploring.
Woodside Innovation Centre launches at Monash

Monash University and Woodside today announced the launch of a new Innovation Centre, bringing together the University’s pioneering research and design capabilities with one of Australia’s leading oil and gas companies.
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Monash data scientist wins Victorian Young Achievers Award

Dr François Petitjean, from the Faculty of Information Technology, is the winner of this year’s Victorian Young Achiever Award in the Research Impact category.

Dr Petitjean, whose work is partly funded by the US Air Force, has developed systems which are being applied across a range of scientific disciplines, from monitoring oil spills to fighting insect-borne diseases.
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Multi-disciplinary problem solving a MITI (mighty) success!

The Monash Industry Team Initiative (MITI) program recently celebrated its overwhelming success at a reception event attended by well over 200 guests including senior industry leaders, academic staff and Monash’s high achieving student teams. The reception was also used as a platform to launch the 2016/17 program.  Read more
Watch this video to find out more about our MITI program

MiniZinc – a brilliant optimisation solution


Optimisation is an ongoing challenge for many organisations: it is both a headache and an opportunity.

For complex problems such as staff rostering or vehicle routing, finding efficient and effective solutions is hard. However, the benefits of getting it right are substantial: lower costs, better customer service and increased compliance to regulations.

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MiniZinc Video watch now
Are you looking to the Future?   Partner with Us…
There are many ways to partner with Monash University and support your R&D Agenda. The Faculty of IT has many projects using new technologies and we are looking for Industry Partners with the passion for innovation. 

There are a range of government and University led initiatives to streamline collaboration between Monash and industry partners.

If you have challenges and an interest across:
  • Big Data
  • Machine Learning
  • Security, Privacy, Location Based Services
  • Complex Systems
  • Computational Biology
  • Optimisation and Visualisation
  • Sensors, Automation, Drones and more…..
Please don’t hesitate to contact Lynne Payne, Industry Portfolio Manager for the Faculty of IT
Events and Tours
SensiLab Tour
Curious about the impact of technology and its ability to facilitate global change?

Register today and book your sensiLab tour at Monash Caulfield Campus.
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Please contact me today in regards to partnership opportunities with Monash University's Faculty of Information Technology.

Lynne Payne |  Industry Portfolio Manager, Industry Engagement
Faculty of Information Technology
Monash University
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