Dr Asef Nazari

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Info Technology

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Ballarat, 2009
Master of Science (Mathematics), Amirkabir University of Tech., 2002
Bachelor of Science, University of Tabriz, 1999

Contact

asef.nazari@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 78674

Research interests

  • Electricity network planning, renewable energy,  community batteries, electric vehicles
  • Optimisationa and operations research including non-smooth optimisation, decomposition techniques
  • Artificial Intelligence and machine learning: image processing, cryptocurrency markets, randomised numerical linear algebra, big data 
  • Agricultural land allocation 
  • Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Management 

Teaching interests

Decision Science, Decision-Making Under Uncertainty, Optimisation, Operations Research, Discrete Mathematics, Calculus, Graph Theory, Applied Data Analysis, Data Analysis Algorithms, and Modelling

Units taught

Mathematics for Artificial Intelligence, Decision Science, Decision-Making Under Uncertainty, Applied Data Analysis, Data Analysis Algorithms, Modelling for Data Analysis

Publications

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2024

Voltage stability improvement of distribution networks using reactive power capability of electric vehicle charging stations

K Gholami, S Karimi, A Rastgou, A Nazari, V Moghaddam

(2024), Vol. 116, pp. 1-16, Computers and Electrical Engineering, C1

journal article

MLT-Trans: Multi-level Token Transformer for Hierarchical Image Classification

Tanya Boone Sifuentes, Asef Nazari, Mohamed Bouadjenek, Imran Razzak

(2024), pp. 385-396, Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, E1

conference
2023

Quantifying the Safe Operating Space for Land‐System SDG Achievement via Machine Learning and Scenario Discovery

Md Khan, Enayat Moallemi, Asef Nazari, Dhananjay Thiruvady, Brett Bryan

(2023), Vol. 11, Earth's Future, C1

journal article

Conserving nature's chorus: Local and landscape features promoting frog species richness in farm dams

M Malerba, J Rowley, P Macreadie, J Frazer, N Wright, N Zaidi, A Nazari, D Thiruvady, D Driscoll

(2023), Vol. 286, Biological Conservation, C1

journal article
2022

LSAR: Efficient Leverage Score Sampling Algorithm for the Analysis of Big Time Series Data

A Eshragh, F Roosta, A Nazari, M Mahoney

(2022), Vol. 23, pp. 1-36, Journal of Machine Learning Research, Cambridge, Mass., C1

journal article

Applying Artificial Intelligence in Cryptocurrency Markets: A Survey

Rasoul Amirzadeh, Asef Nazari, Dhananjay Thiruvady

(2022), Vol. 15, pp. 1-26, Algorithms, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

A Mask-based Output Layer for Multi-level Hierarchical Classification

T Boone-Sifuentes, M Bouadjenek, I Razzak, H Hacid, A Nazari

(2022), pp. 3833-3837, CIKM '22 : Proceedings of the 31st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management 2022, Atlanta, Ga., E1

conference

Marine-tree: A Large-scale Marine Organisms Dataset for Hierarchical Image Classification

T Boone-Sifuentes, A Nazari, I Razzak, M Bouadjenek, A Robles-Kelly, D Ierodiaconou, E Oh

(2022), pp. 3838-3842, CIKM 2022 : Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management 2022 hybrid conference, Atlanta, Ga., E1

conference
2021

A hybrid deep-learning approach for complex biochemical named entity recognition[Formula presented]

J Liu, L Gao, S Guo, R Ding, X Huang, L Ye, Q Meng, A Nazari, D Thiruvady

(2021), Vol. 221, Knowledge-Based Systems, C1

journal article

Allocating students to industry placements using integer programming and ant colony optimisation

D Thiruvady, K Morgan, S Bedingfield, A Nazari

(2021), Vol. 14, Algorithms, C1

journal article

Bio-inspired heuristic dynamic programming for high-precision real-time flow control in a multi-tributary river system

B Liu, J Yang, L Gao, A Nazari, D Thiruvady

(2021), Vol. 230, Knowledge-Based Systems, C1

journal article
2020

A weight perturbation-based regularisation technique for convolutional neural networks and the application in medical imaging

A Khatami, A Nazari, A Khosravi, C Lim, S Nahavandi

(2020), Vol. 149, Expert Systems with Applications, C1

journal article

Multi-objective beam-aco for maximising reliability and minimising communication overhead in the component deployment problem

D Thiruvady, A Nazari, A Aleti

(2020), Vol. 13, Algorithms, C1

journal article

Cyclic flow shop robotic cell scheduling problem with multiple part types

A Elmi, A Nazari, D Thiruvady, A Durmusoglu

(2020), pp. 1-13, IEEE transactions on engineering management, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Convolutional neural network for medical image classification using wavelet features

Amin Khatami, Asef Nazari, Amin Beheshti, Thanh Nguyen, Saeid Nahavandi, Jerzy Zieba

(2020), pp. 1-8, IJCNN 2020 : Proceedings of the 2020 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Online from Glasgow, Scotland, E1

conference

An Ant Colony Optimisation Based Heuristic for Mixed-model Assembly Line Balancing with Setups

Dhananjay Thiruvady, Asef Nazari, Atabak Elmi

(2020), pp. 1-8, CEC 2020 : Proceedings from the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Online from Glasgow, Scotland, E1

conference

Minimising Cycle Time in Assembly Lines: A Novel Ant Colony Optimisation Approach

Dhananjay Thiruvady, Atabak Elmi, Asef Nazari, Jean Schneider

(2020), Vol. 12576, pp. 125-137, AI 2020 : Proceeding of the 33rd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Advances in Artificial Intelligence 2020, Online from Canberra, A.C.T., E1

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Simulated Annealing for Single and Mixed Model Assembly Line Balancing with Setups

Asef Nazari, Dhananjay Thiruvady, Atabak Elmi, Jean-Guy Schneider

(2020), pp. 2762-2769, SSCI 2020 : Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, E1

conference

Max-Variance Convolutional Neural Network Model Compression

Tanya Boone Sifuentes, Antonio Robles-Kelly, Asef Nazari

(2020), pp. 1-6, DICTA 2020 : Proceedings of the Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

conference
2019

A GA-based pruning fully connected network for tuned connections in deep networks

A Khatami, P Kebria, S Jalali, A Khosravi, A Nazari, M Shamszadeh, T Nguyen, S Nahavandi

(2019), pp. 3492-3497, IEEE SMC 2019 : Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Bari, Italy, E1

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Incorporating the Barzilai-Borwein adaptive step size into sugradient methods for deep network training

A Robles-Kelly, A Nazari

(2019), pp. 1-6, DICTA 2019 : Proceedings of the 2019 Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications International Conference, Perth, W.A., E1

conference
2018

A radon-based convolutional neural network for medical image retrieval

A Khatami, M Babaie, H Tizhoosh, Asef Nazari, A Khosravi, S Nahavandi

(2018), Vol. 31, pp. 910-915, International journal of engineering, Tehran, Iran, C1

journal article
2016

A mixed integer linear programming model for reliability optimisation in the component deployment problem

A Nazari, D Thiruvady, A Aleti, I Moser

(2016), Vol. 67, pp. 1050-1060, Journal of the operational research society, Basingstoke, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Australian electricity market and price volatility

J Boland, J Filar, G Mohammadian, A Nazari

(2016), Vol. 241, pp. 357-372, Annals of operations research, Cham, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article
2015

Combined aggregation and column generation for land-use trade-off optimisation

A Nazari, A Ernst, S Dunstall, B Bryan, J Connor, M Nolan, F Stock

(2015), Vol. 448, pp. 455-466, ISESS 2015 : Proceedings of the 11th IFIPWG 5.11 International Symposium, International Symposium on Environmental Software Systems 2015, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

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An integrated model of land-use trade-offs and expanding agricultural processing centres

A Nazari, S Penazzi, A Ernst, S Dunstall, B Bryan, J Connor, M Nolan

(2015), pp. 1219-1225, MODSIM2015 : Proceedings of the 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Gold Coast, Qld., E1-1

conference

Using optimisation to suggest alternative supply chains in the context of industrial symbiosis

F Stock, S Dunstall, M Ayre, A Ernst, A Nazari, D Thiruvady, S King

(2015), pp. 1766-1772, MODSIM2015 : Proceedings of the 21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Gold Coast, Queensland, E1-1

conference
2014

Constraint programming and ant colony system for the component deployment problem

D Thiruvady, I Moser, A Aleti, A Nazari

(2014), Vol. 29, pp. 1937-1947, ICCS 2014 : Big data meets computational science : Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science, Cairns, Qld., E1-1

conference
2013

Container packing problem for stochastic inventory and optimal ordering through integer programming

Asef Nazari, Simon Dunstall, Andreas Ernst

(2013), pp. 57-63, MODSIM2013 : Adapting to change: the multiple roles of modelling : Proceedings of the 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1-1

conference
2011

A Projection-Adapted Cross Entropy (PACE) method for transmission network planning

Ali Eshragh, Jerzy Filar, Asef Nazar

(2011), Vol. 2, pp. 189-208, Energy Systems, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2010

A generalized subgradient method with piecewise linear subproblem

A Bagirov, A Nazari Ganjehlou, H Tor, J Ugon

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 621-638, Dynamics of continuous, discrete and impulsive systems series B: applications and algorithms, Waterloo, Canada, C1-1

journal article

A quasisecant method for minimizing nonsmooth functions

A Bagirov, A Ganjehlou

(2010), Vol. 25, pp. 3-18, Optimization Methods and Software, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2009

A note on price volatility in the Australian electricity market

Celia Conticini, Jerzy Filar, Asef Nazari Ganjehlou

(2009), Vol. 51, pp. 730-746, ANZIAM Journal, Canberra, A.C.T., C1-1

journal article
2008

An approximate subgradient algorithm for unconstrained nonsmooth, nonconvex optimization

A Bagirov, A Ganjehlou

(2008), Vol. 67, pp. 187-206, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Fitting burr XII distribution to continuous positive data using hybrid search method

S Ahmad, A Nazari, M Abdollahian, P Zeephongsekul

(2008), pp. 546-552, IKE 2008 : Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference of Information and Knowledge Engineering, Las Vegas, Nevada, E1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Local SDGs: A general framework for charting pathways to sustainability to future-proof local communities

Prof Brett Bryan, Prof Rebecca Lester, Prof Euan Ritchie, A/Prof Kelly Miller, A/Prof Robert Faggian, Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Asef Nazari, Dr Don Gunasekera, A/Prof Timothy Neale, Dr Michalis Hadjikakou

NCCMA Grant - Research - North Central Catchment Management Authority

  • 2019: $15,000

Industry and Other Funding

Local SDGs: A general framework for charting pathways to sustainability to future-proof local communities

Prof Brett Bryan, Prof Rebecca Lester, Prof Euan Ritchie, A/Prof Kelly Miller, A/Prof Robert Faggian, Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Asef Nazari, Dr Don Gunasekera, A/Prof Timothy Neale, Dr Michalis Hadjikakou

Ian Potter Foundation Grant - Research, Forrest District Community Group

  • 2020: $190,000
  • 2019: $205,909
  • 2018: $195,000

Land use futures modelling.

Prof Brett Bryan, Dr Michalis Hadjikakou, Dr Asef Nazari, Dr Dhananjay Thiruvady

Monash University t / as ClimateWorks

  • 2021: $250,000
  • 2020: $475,000
  • 2019: $475,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report