Dr Alireza Abbasi is the Director of Postgraduate Studies at the School of Engineering and IT at UNSW Canberra. His research aims to enhance better functioning and performance of complex socio-technical systems, which primarily lies in the emerging field of Social Computing, leveraging the capacity to collect and analyse data to reveal patterns of individual and group behaviour.
** Scholarships of $35,000 (AUD) are available for PhD students who achieved High Distinction (H1) in their undergraduate program and/or have completed a Masters by Research.
Research Student (PhD & Master by Research) Scholarships:
Several types of scholarships are available; however, admission and scholarship applications are highly competitive. A self-assessment tool is available to get a general feel for your competitiveness. You need to meet the English language requirements.
For more information, please refer to the following links on how and when to apply for a research degree.
Network Science, Social Network Analysis, Social Computing, Link Prediction, Community Detection, Network Dynamics and Evolution; Collaboration and Coordination Management, Disaster and Emergency Management;
Future Technology Prediction; Social Media Analytics, Data Analytics, Recommendation Systems, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Topic Modelling, Text Mining, Natural Language Processing; Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Multidisciplinary Research, ICT for Development; Transportation Management, Internet of Things, Smart Cities; Research Evaluation, Informetrics, Scientometrics; Health Informatics;
Project Management, Project Success, Project Outcome, Project Complexity, Project Planning, Project Scheduling, Estimation, Program and Portfolio Management, Benefit Realisation, Risk Analysis and Management, Decision Making, Decision Analytics, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Sustainability, Performance Management and Evaluation; Business Process Management.