Team Members

The Team:

We are part of the Knowledge Discovery and Management group (led by Dr Cecile Paris)

Affiliates:

  • Visiting Scientist: Diego Molla-Aliod (Macquarie University)
  • Visiting Scientist: Mark Dras (Macquarie University)

Current Masters/PhD Students:

  • Vincent Nguyen (ANU, Supervisor: Sarvnaz Karimi; University supervisor: A/Prof Zhenchang Xing)
  • Wenyi Tay (RMIT, Supervisor: Sarvnaz Karimi, Stephen Wan, University Supervisors: Jenny Zhang)
  • Yufei Wang (Macquarie University, Supervisor: Stephen Wan, University Supervisors: Mark Johnson, Mark Dras)

Summer Vacation Scholars and Interns

  • Cai Yang (currently studying at ANU). Topic:  Generating summaries of scientific literature.
  • Praju Ghatpande (currently studying at UNSW). Topic: Creating data sets for summarising scientific literature for the layperson.
  • Liam Watts (Sydney University). Topic: Improving re-ranking of search results using deep learning.

Collaborators:

  • NLP at CSIRO:
    • Data61, RegTech Project: Gabriela Ferraro
    • AeHRC
      •  Health Data Semantics team
        • Anthony Nguyen
        • Bevan Koopman
        • Hamed Hassanzadeh
        • Alejandro Metke Jimenez
      • Justin Boyle
  • CSIRO
    • Health & Biosecurity’s Risk Evaluation and Preparedness Program
      • Dr Paul De Barro
  • A/Professor Lexing Xie (ANU) and Boon Ping Lim (Data61, Machine Learning program)
  • Professor Raina MacIntyre (UNSW)
  • Dr. Diego Molla-Aliod (Macquarie University)
  • A/Professor Mark Dras (Macquarie University)
  • Professor Kyo Kageura (University of Tokyo)
  • Hercules Dalianis (Visitor, University of Stockholm)
  • On statistics:
    • Professor William Woodall (Virgina Tech)
    • Dr Sotiris Bersimis (Piraeus University, Greece)
    • Professor Subha Chakraborti (Alabama University)
    • Dr James Wilson (San Francisco University)
    • Professor Kwok Tsui (Hong Kong City University)
    • Dr Kia Faraz (University of Applied Sciences Upper, Austria).

Previous Staff and Visitors:

  • Ian Wood (Macquarie University Post-doctoral Fellow, co-funded/co-supervised by Stephen Wan.  Macquarie University Supervisor: Prof. Mark Johnson)
  • Aditya Joshi (Post-doctoral Fellow Knowledge Discovery and Management group, CSIRO’s Data61) now at Seek
  • Chang Xu (Post-doctoral Fellow Knowledge Discovery and Management group, CSIRO’s Data61)
  • James McHugh (Software Engineer)
  • Neil Bacon (Software Engineer)
  • Shaukat Abidi (STEM SEIF Industry Post-doctoral Fellow with LeaseInfo)
  • David Ratcliffe, 2018 now at Australia Defence
  • Mac Kim, 2018, now at Lorica Health
  • Gaya Jayasinghe, 2017 now at Go1
  • Visiting Scientist: Professor Kyo Kageura (University of Tokyo) 2016
  • Payam Aghaei Pour

Post-graduate Research Student Alumni

  • Rhys Biddle (UTS, Supervisor: Maciek Rybinski, Cecile Paris)
  • Paria Jamshid (Macquarie University, Supervisor: Sarvnaz Karimi, University Supervisor: Mark Johnson)
  • Sonit Singh (Macquarie University, Supervisor: Sarvnaz Karimi, University Supervisor: Len Hamey, Kevin Ho-Shon)
  • Tim Chard (Macquarie University, Supervisor: Stephen Wan, University Supervisors: Mark Dras)
  • Quyu Kong (Australian National University, Supervisor: Stephen Wan, University Supervisors:  Marian-Andrei Riziou (now at UTS))
  • Omid Nezami (Macquarie University, Supervisor: Stephen Wan, University Supervisors: Mark Dras, Len Hamey)
  • Xiang Dai (Sydney University, Supervisor: Sarvnaz Karimi, Cecile Paris; University supervisor: Dr Ben Hachey)
  • Robertus Nugroho (Macquarie University — University supervisor: Prof Jian Yang) 

Student Intern Alumni:

  • 2020
    • Aleney Khoo
    • Jeffrey Yang
  • 2019
    • Jerry Xu
  •  2018
    • Damon Cai
    • Adith Iyer
  • 2017
    • Wenyi Tay
  • 2016
    • Yufei Wang
    • Vincent Nguyen
    • Xiang dai
  • 2015 and earlier:
    • Oldooz Dianat
    • Florent Buron
    • Louis Tiao
    • Andrew Gall
    • Hassan Asghar
    • James McHugh
    • Quentin Dejean
    • Zac Turnbull