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Information Thermodynamics at the Edge of Chaos

Funding is available for applicants interested in carrying out fundamental and applied research in the field of complex systems. The research will involve theoretical work as well a more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Agent-based modelling, simulation and forecasting of epidemics

The research will involve theoretical work in information theory and network science, as well as computer agent-based simulations. It will aim to reveal fundamental theoretical conn more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Determining Value and Impact of the CPC through stakeholder analysis

The Charles Perkin Centre (CPC) officially launched in 2014 is the central hub and flagship of Sydney University to provide collaboration for interdisciplinary research amongst var more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Modelling the catastrophe of a crash in the financial markets

Crashes in the financial markets have a staggering impact on the social and economic health of a country but we still have very little understanding of their causes and how they spr more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (Dr)

Design of Non-coherent Network Coding for Dynamically Changing Wireless Networks

Network coding schemes are expected to become one of the key radio technologies that could have a far reaching impact on the Australian economy. Subspace network coding is a very ne more...

Supervisor(s): Lin, Zihuai (Dr)

The Perceptual Expertise of Skilled Game Players: What can they see that I can’t

With the ability to store millions of records of decisions people have made and the context in which they were made, we are left the interesting problem that we still do not know wh more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (Dr)

Soil in relation to sustainable viticulture in the lower Hunter wine-growing area

The lower Hunter valley, centred on Pokolbin, is Australia’s oldest continuous wine-growing area. It produces wines of high distinction and quality. The University of Sydney F more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Design of Network Coding Schemes for Next Generation of Wireless Cellular Systems

With explosive growth of wireless networks and the Internet, network resource utilization becomes one of thecritical design issues. Network coding has emerged as a promising tool fo more...

Supervisor(s): Lin, Zihuai (Dr), Vucetic, Branka (Professor)

Development of novel hand-held devices based on Zigbee or WiFi signals to see through walls

In this project, we aim to develop a low cost X-ray vision wireless hand-held device. The developed hand-held device can be used to see through walls to track moving human bodies. T more...

Supervisor(s): Lin, Zihuai (Dr)

Towards a social networks model for understanding teaching and learning in the CPC

In this project, we are interested in understanding the role of social networks (both formal and informal) in learning. Theories in social learning suggest that students learn more more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)