School of Information Technology research

The School of Information Technology intends to benefit society by generating new fundamental knowledge, training tomorrow's technology leaders and assisting industry to advance their technologies to maintain a competitive edge.

Our aim is to achieve this mission by conducting high quality research and research training in the following areas, which are prompted by and address fundamental challenges that arise in the IT context:

Distributed Systems and Clouds

Various data needs to be communicated through networks, stored coherently on diverse hosts, and accessed from everywhere.

Information and Network Security

Novel methods are needed to ensure the security and integrity of valuable data, and to detect attacks and trace the perpetrators.

Information Processing and Computational Intelligence

Huge volume of data needs to be processed, interesting patterns identified, and generated knowledge made easily available to authorised users.

Find out more about our research:

Research enquiries

Prof Yong Xiang
Associate Head of School (Research)
Phone: +61 3 92517740

Master of Science (Research)

The first course of its kind to be offered at Deakin, this course comprises a unique combination of coursework and research, and provides the ideal pathway between undergraduate study and a doctoral degree.

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