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Find an expert on our database and meet some of our world-leading researchers.

  • Prof Mengjie Zhang

    Prof Mengjie Zhang

    Associate Dean (Research & Innovation) School of Engineering and Computer Science

    Research areas: Evolutionary Computation, Genetic Programming, Particle Swarm Optimisation, Data Mining and Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Image Processing.

  • Aaron Chen

    Aaron Chen

    Senior Lecturer School of Engineering and Computer Science

    Research areas: Multi-agent systems, P2P network, Evolutionary Computation, Network security and intrusion detection

  • Dr Marcus Frean

    Dr Marcus Frean

    Associate Professor School of Engineering and Computer Science

    Research areas: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, belief networks, computational neuroscience, Bayesian statistics, evolution, theoretical biology

  • Prof James Noble

    Prof James Noble

    Professor School of Engineering and Computer Science

    Research areas: Computer science, Software, Object-oriented design, Design patterns, Human-computer interaction, Usability, Software development, Programming, Software failures, Agile Development

  • Neil Dodgson

    Neil Dodgson

    Professor of Computer Graphics School of Engineering and Computer Science

    Research areas: 3D TV, stereoscopic displays, aesthetic imaging, 3D modelling, computer graphics, image processing, image compression

At a glance

World experts

Victoria has a strong record of research excellence in many areas. Many of our researchers are working at the leading edge of knowledge, including our teams working in organic chemistry, computer science, public law, nanotechnology and superconductors, and Antarctica and climate change.

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Top-ranked university

Victoria is consistently ranked within the top 2% of universities internationally and we are New Zealand’s top-ranked university for research quality.

We are a global-civic university and our researchers lead thinking on the big questions facing society.

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Kate Macgrath

Our researchers are having a positive impact on the lives and wellbeing of people not just in New Zealand but around the world through innovative and ground-breaking research.

Professor Kate McGrath

Former Vice-Provost (Research)

Research strengths

We have research strengths across a range of disciplines. Find out where our research is having an impact and how it compares with other universities around the world.

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Kate McGrath - former Vice-Provost Research

Connect with our research

Victoria has more than 2,000 active researchers across many fields. Hear our former Vice-Provost (Research) talk about how people, businesses and organisations can connect with them.

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