Associate Professor Ruili Wang to join editorial board.

A/Prof Ruili Wang has been invited to be a member of the editor board of the journal of Applied Soft Computing ( This is an addition to the  Associate Editor role for the journal of Knowledge and Information Systems.  ( )



Visit of Professor Runyi Yu

Runyi Yu

Professor Runyi Yu from the Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus, is visiting the Language and Speech Processing Group for a year. In collaboration with his host Associate Professor Ruili Wang, Prof. Yu will carry out research in the areas related to speech and image processing. Link to his research.

Associate Professor Julian Jang-Jaccard joins Centre

Associate Professor Julian Jang-Jaccard has joined the staff at the Centre for Information Technology.  Associate Professor Jang-Jaccard was previously at the CSIRO in Australia, and her recent research has focused on cybersecurity and telehealth.  She replaces Associate Professor Dave Parsons, who has taken a role as National Postgraduate Director at MindLab.

Visit from Dr Maria Vasardani

Dr Maria Vasardani from the University of Melbourne Department of Infrastructure Engineering is visiting the GeoKnowledge Lab for 2 weeks.  Dr Vasadarni will be working with Dr Kristin Stock on the development of methods for identifying contextual aspects of natural language expressions describing location.  Contextual information is important in helping computers to accurately understand location descriptions in the way that humans do.  Link to Maria’s page.