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Associate Professor Dat Tran

Associate Professor Dat TranPosition

Associate Professor

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Tel: +61 2 6201 2394


Dr Dat Tran is an Associate Professor in the Information Technology & Engineering academic program. He is Head of the Computational Intelligence, Knowledge and Data Mining (CIKADA) research cluster. Dr Tran is also Academic Program Leader for the Information Technology and Engineering academic program.
Dr Tran received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from University of Science, Vietnam, in 1984 and 1994, respectively. He received his Graduate Diploma in Information Sciences and Ph.D. degree in Information Sciences & Engineering from University of Canberra, Australia in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He was an IBM intern in Pen Technologies Group, IBM T. J. Watson Research, Yorktown Heights, New York, USA from June 2000 to September 2000.

He has served as reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transaction on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part B, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Pattern Recognition, Pattern Recognition Letters, Physica and Bioinformatics journals. He has also served as Conference Chair, Session Chair and member of Program Committee for some international conferences.

Dr Tran focuses on learning and classification algorithms and applications for people with disability. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research papers to date and is an experienced research student supervisor. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

Research interests

  • Pattern recognition and data mining
  • Machine learning and computational intelligence
  • Brain-computer interfaces and robotics
  • Natural language processing

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