On-going research projects - Accepting new Ph.D. Students for 2020

  1. Internet of Things, Ubiquitous computing, and Ambient Intelligence
  2. Service-Oriented Computing, Business Process Modeling, Analytics, and Intelligence
  3. Social Media Analytics 

 For anyone interested to pursue a Ph.D. working under one of the above projects, please email me your:
  • CV
  • Academic transcripts (*Only who with Master degree or Bachelor degree (Honor) is eligible to apply)
  • List of research publications/thesis
  • A brief research proposal (must align with one of the topics listed in my on-going projects) - Click here for the details required for a proposal
Useful links

Completed research projects

  • Artifact-M An advanced business process modeling and analysis tool. There are multiple packages in this project.
    • (ACP-i) Support process view framework for modeling and change validation of inter-organizational business processes in autonomous and loosely-coupled collaboration
    • (ACP-i) Support automatic generation of minimal public view that can act as a global contract among participating organizations in collaboration.
    • Artifact-centric approach to process specialization for process model reuse
    • (BPEL) Workflow view construction for WS-BPEL (Web services)
    • (ACP-i UIF) Support User interfaces flow model generation and visualization for artifact-centric business process models

  • Artifact-S A Workflow Execution Platform for Collaborative Artifact-Centric Business Processes in SOA
    • A workflow execution platform developed based on utilizing Event-Driven Architecture and Service-Oriented Architecture to support distributed workflow processes (cross-organizational business processes)
    • Support Artifact-Centric Collaboration (ACC) model that specify organizational internal (local) processes and how they interact with each other based on the artifact-centric modeling approach
    • Support Business rules language (JBOSS Drools)

Research Grants/Awards

  • Research Grants/Awards
    • 2018-2019, Summer Doctoral Research Assistantship Award Grant (NZD $4,000), Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
    • 2016-2017, DCT Faculty PBRF Contestable Research Fund (NZD $20,000), Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
    • 2016, Early Career Researcher Grant (NZD $5,000), Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand

  • Academic Awards
    • 2009 - 2012, Postgraduate Research Top-up Award, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    • 2009 - 2012, Postgraduate Research Award, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    • 2008, Summer Research Grant Award, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    • 2007, Summer Research Grant Award, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Past supervisions

  • Completed master thesis
    • Wenyuan Wang, "A survey on Cloud security situation in the high-tech industry in NZ", 2017, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
    • Trung Minh Ho, "Evaluating spammer detection systems for Twitter", 2017, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
    • Phavanh Sosamphan"SNET: a Statistical Normalisation Method for Twitter", 2016, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
    • Narendra Godha, "Improving the Understandability of Artifact-centric Workflows using BPMN with Extensions", 2015, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
    • Kan Ngamakeur, "On Realization of Artifact-Centric Model for Business Processes", 2013, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    • Path Juntawong, "A User Interfaces generator system for artifact-centric business process", 2010, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia