Research Interests
 Algebraic Graph Theory
 Network Optimisation
 Operations Research
 Theoretical Computer Science
Research Groups
Publications, Grants and Awards
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Current Postgraduate Supervision
Name 
Thesis title 
Yuxuan LI 

Shasha ZHENG 

Past Postgraduate Supervision
Name 
Thesis title 
Patrick ANDERSEN 
"Degree bounded geometric spanning trees with a bottleneck objective function" 
Daniel HARVEY 
"An investigation into graph minors" 
Xiaogang LIU 
"Spectral Characterisation of Graphs" 
Hamid MOKHTAR 
"Routing and wavelength assignment in communication networks" 
Michael PAYNE 
"Problems in geometric graph theory" 
Nemanja POZNANOVIC 
"Tetravalent Vertex and EdgeTransitive Graphs" 
Ricky ROTHERAM 
"Cayley Graphs and network optimization." 
Muhammad Adib SURANI 
"The Isoperimetric Problem in Block Designs" 
Alison THOMSON 
"Graph theory problems arising from optical networks" 
Guangjun XU 
"Cayley graphs, network design and domination" 
Zuhe ZHANG 
"Analysis of networks: privacy in Bayesian networks and problems in lattice models" 
Past Honours & MSc Students
Name 
Project title 
Njud Ayed H ALOTAIBI 
"The L(j1,j2)labelling and L(j1,j2,j3)labelling problems for planar and outerplanar graphs" 
Nicholas COTSELL 

Robin LANGER 
"Symmetric Graphs and Their Quotients" 
Yang LI 
"Solving distance three linear and cyclic metric labelling problems of complete mary trees" 
Muhammad Adib SURANI 
"Wide diameters of Gaussian Networks" 
Pongphat TAPTAGAPORN 
"Communication Algorithms in the Gaussian and EisensteinJacobi Networks" 
Bi WEI 
"A Study of Cores in VertexTransitive Graphs" 
Victoria WYATT 
"Locating Stations for BicycleSharing Schemes" 
Roro YAP 
"Existence and Constructions of Perfect Codes in Cayley Graphs" 
Recent Grant History
Year(s) 
Source 
Type 
Title 
2015  2016 
The University of Melbourne 
Discovery 
A study of imprimitive symmetric graphs 
2012  2014 
ARC 
Discovery 
Hadwiger's graph colouring conjecture 
2011  2015 
ARC 
Future Fellow 
Expander graphs, isoperimetric numbers, and forwarding indices 
Responsibilities
 Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar Coordinator
Committees
 Engagement and Publicity Committee