Tao Gu

 Tao Gu

Associate Professor
Computer Science and Information Technology
School of Science
RMIT University, Australia
Tel:  +61 3 99255088
Email: tao DOT gu@rmit.edu.au  






GPO Box 2476
Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Office: Building 14, Level 11, Room 26


I am currently an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Information Technology at RMIT University. Prior to joining RMIT, I was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at University of Southern Denmark. I obtained my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from National University of Singapore in 2005, M.S. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 2001, and B.Eng. degree in Automatic Control from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 1990. I am a Senior Member of IEEE and a Member of ACM.

My research interests lie in the areas of 
Internet of Things, ubiquitous computing, mobile computing, wireless sensor networks, and big data analytics. My publication appears in top-tier journals, including IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN)IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC)IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC), Elsevier Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC)and top-tier conferences, including UbiComp, INFOCOM, PerCom, ICNP, and ICDM

We are recruiting ! 

PhD Scholarship - NEW ! 
I am looking for self-motivated PhD students to work on the research areas of mobile computing, ubiquitous computing, and Internet of Things. You should have a Bachelor Degree or a Master Degree in Computer Science, a strong algorithm and theoretical background, good implementation and programming skills. Previous research experience in one of the above areas would be an added advantage. The scholarships are valued at $26,288 per annum for three and half yearsPlease note that IELTS or TOEFL (IELTS 6.5 is equivalent to TOEFL 95) is required. To apply, please send your CV and transcript to me.

For International Students - PhD and Master by Research Scholarships
If you are from overseas and you believe that you are a strong candidate with good academic transcripts and publications, you can apply for RMIT PhD International Scholarships (RPIS), or International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)The application deadline for 2018 enrolment is May 2018Please follow the instructions to supply all required documents (e.g., academic transcripts, CV), together with a copy of the email correspondence of approval from me, as your supervisor, and an 1-2 page research proposal.

For Local Students (Australia PRs or citizens)  - PhD and Master by Research Scholarships
If you are local students, you believe that you are a strong candidate with good academic transcripts and publications, you can apply for PhD and Research Masters Scholarships (RPS) funded by RMIT University or Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) funded by the Commonwealth Government. The application deadline for 2018 enrolment is May 2018Please follow the instructions to supply all required documents (e.g., academic transcripts, CV), together with a copy of the email correspondence of approval from me, as your supervisor, and an 1-2 page research proposal.

For Both Local and International Students - Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarship (VCPS)
If you believe that you are an excellent candidate with excellent academic transcripts and publications, you can apply for the Vice-Chancellor’s PhD Scholarships. The application deadline for 2018 enrolment is May 2018. Please follow the instructions to supply all required documents (e.g., academic transcripts, CV), together with a copy of the email correspondence of approval from me, as your supervisor, and an 1-2 page research proposal.

Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research or Research Fellowship - Application Open in May 2018
If you have a PhD degree in Computer Science and you have a strong publication record, you can apply for Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research or Research Fellowship, which will lead to continuing faculty positions in our school.