The Data Science Research Institute team brings together expertise in data science across a range of disciplines, including astrophysics, finance and economics, industry and medicine.

Research associates

SpaceTech Applications

Program leader: Professor Alan Duffy

Extraterrestrial resource processing

Professor Geoffrey Brooks (stream leader) 

Professor Akbar Rhamdhani

Dr Michelle Dunn

Microgravity experimentation

Dr Rebecca Allen (stream leader) 

Dr Michelle Dunn

Want to learn more?

Find out more about the SpaceTech Applications research program.

Data science platforms and systems

Program leader: Professor Jinjun Chen

Data Curation and Processing

Professor Jing He

Data Privacy

Han Xu

Financial technologies innovation


Dr Alireza Moayedikia

Dr Jeremy Nguyen

Financial Technologies on campus

Alexander Kaiser

Machine Learning and Augmented Finance

Dr Mardy Chiah

Supply chain analytics

Program leader: Dr Hadi Ghaderi


Dr Pei-Wei Tsai

Analytics and visualisation

Dr Abdur Rahim Mohammed Forkan

AI driven supply chains

Dr Alireza Moayedikia

Contact the Data Science Research Institute

If your organisation would like to collaborate with us to solve a complex problem, or you simply want to contact our team, get in touch by calling +61 3 9214 8180 or emailing

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