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I am a Professor in the Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and Research Director of the Monash Data Futures Institute at Monash University.

Many of my algorithms are included in the widely-used Weka and R machine learning workbenches and a commercial implementation of my association discovery techniques, Magnum Opus, is a core component of the BigML cloud-based machine learning platform. more

I have served in many prominent editorial and conference leadership positions. more

bigmlI am a technical advisor to both BigML, Inc. and to FROOMLE.

I am an IEEE Fellow and received the inaugural Eureka Prize for Excellence in Data Science (2017), the 2016 Australian Computer Society's ICT Researcher of the Year Award, the 2016 Australasian Artificial Intelligence Distinguished Research Contributions Award, a 2014 Australian Research Council Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award, the 2013 IEEE ICDM Service Award and have been recognised as Australia's leading Bioinformatics and Computational Biology researcher and one of Australia's top 250 researchers.