Research


On-going research projects (Accepting new PhD Students for 2018)

  1. Business Process Analytics and Intelligence - Scholarship available
  2. Ubiquitous computing for Smart Healthcare Home
  3. Social Network Analytics 
  4. IoT Information Security and Privacy

 For any one interested to pursue a PhD 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 a 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 each other based on the artifact-centric modeling approach
    • Support Business rules language (JBOSS Drools)


Research Grants/Awards

  • Research Grants
    • 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

  • Master (Thesis)
    • 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