Thesis students

This page lists all students currently enrolled to complete a thesis at ECS.

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Shabbir Abbasi

Supervisor(s): Dr. Ian Welch
Thesis Title:


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Mahdi Abdollahi

Supervisor(s): Dr Xiaoying Sharon Gao and Dr Yi Mei
Thesis Title: Improving Medical Document Classification via Feature Engineering


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Baligh Al-Helali

Supervisor(s): Bing Xue and Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title: Symbolic regression using genetic programming


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Mohammed Al-Shaboti

Supervisor(s): Dr Ian Welch and Dr Aaron Chen
Thesis Title: Enhancing Smart Home IoT Security Through SDN-based Network Security Architecture and Machine Learning Techniques


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Ramya Anasseriyil Viswambaran

Supervisor(s): Dr. Aaron Chen
Thesis Title: Evolutionary Computation for designing and training of Deep Recurrent Neural Network


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Mazhar Ansari Ardeh

Supervisor(s): Dr Yi Mei, Prof Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title: Genetic Programming Transfer Learning for Solving Uncertain Capacitated Arc Routing


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Zak Argabrite

Supervisor(s):
Thesis Title:


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Mashall Aryan

Supervisor(s): Dr Marcus Frean A/Prof John Lewis
Thesis Title: Global Optimization of Black-Box Expensive Functions


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Morgan Atkins

Supervisor(s): Dr Craig Watterson and Dr Karsten Lundqvist
Thesis Title: Automated Formative Assessment: Closing the Feedback Loop in Introductory Programming Courses


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Ying Bi

Supervisor(s): Prof Mengjie Zhang;A/Prof Bing Xue
Thesis Title: Evolutionary Deep learning Using Genetic Programming for Image Classification


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Daniel Braithwaite

Supervisor(s): Prof. Bastiaan Kleijn and A/Prof. Marcus Frean
Thesis Title: Improving Variational Methods for Representation Learning and Generative Modelling


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Tristan Bunn

Supervisor(s): Craig Anslow, Karsten Lundqvist
Thesis Title: Visual Analytics for Learning Management Systems


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Duncan Cameron

Supervisor(s): Dr Alvin Valera
Thesis Title: ElasticWISP: Energy-Proportional WISP Backhaul Networks


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Kieran Carnegie

Supervisor(s): Dr Simon McCallum
Thesis Title:


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Valerie Chan

Supervisor(s): Marcus Frean Sydney Shep
Thesis Title: Smart Services and Analytics for Maori Shareholders


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Rongsen Chen

Supervisor(s): A/Prof TaehyunRhee, Dr FanglueZhang
Thesis Title:


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Xiu Cheng

Supervisor(s): Will Browne, Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title:


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Anu Choudhary

Supervisor(s):
Thesis Title:


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Hamish Colenso

Supervisor(s): Dr Ciaran Moore, Dr Gideon Gouws
Thesis Title: Fabrication of a two-dimensional far-field superlens


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Davis Cooper

Supervisor(s): Stephen Marsland
Thesis Title: Optimal Transport for Generative Modelling


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Joao Costa

Supervisor(s): Yi Mei, Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title: Hyper Heuristics for the Large-Scale Vehicle Routing Problem


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Binh Dang

Supervisor(s): Dr. Qiang Fu and A.Prof. Peter Andreae
Thesis Title: Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access for Mobile Edge Computing


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Rohit Duggal

Supervisor(s): Dr Ramesh Rayudu and Dr James Hinkley
Thesis Title: Low Temperature Geothermal Energy


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Paul Dunham

Supervisor(s): Dr. Dugal McKinnon (NZSM), Dr. Mo Zareei (NZSM), Prof. Dale Carnegie
Thesis Title: The Sound of Obsolescence in the Age of Digital Re-production


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Kirita Escott

Supervisor(s): Associate Professor Hui Ma Senior Lecturer Aaron Chen
Thesis Title: Dynamic Workflow Scheduling in Cloud Computing


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Qinglan Fan

Supervisor(s): Prof Mengjie Zhang and A/Prof Bing Xue
Thesis Title:


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Simon Finnie

Supervisor(s): Associate Professor Taehyun Rhee, Dr Fanglue Zhang
Thesis Title: Dynamic Scene Reconstruction Using a Hybrid RGB-D Sensor System


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Isaac Oscar Gariano

Supervisor(s): Marco Servetto
Thesis Title:


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Erin Greenwood-Thessman

Supervisor(s): Dr Michael Homer and Prof James Noble
Thesis Title:


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Mona Hakami

Supervisor(s): Prof Bastiaan Kleijn, Dr Marcus Frean
Thesis Title: speech Quality Estimation


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Junaid Haseeb

Supervisor(s): Dr. Ian Welch , Dr. Masood Mansoori
Thesis Title: Deception Techniques for IoT


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Chathura Hewa Algiriyage

Supervisor(s): Dr. Karsten Lundqvist and Dr. Craig Watterson
Thesis Title: Teaching Java Programming for Software Engineering and Computer Science Students: An Intelligent Tutoring Approach


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Hiroshika Hinduramage

Supervisor(s): Dr. Stuart Marshall
Thesis Title:


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Weng Khuan Hoh

Supervisor(s): Prof Neil Dodgson, Dr Fanglue Zhang
Thesis Title: Effect of Encoded Theories of Visual Perception in Computational Aesthetic Assessment


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Victoria Huang

Supervisor(s): Dr Aaron Chen, Dr Qiang Fu
Thesis Title: Towards Load Balancing and Resource Scheduling in Distributed SDN Architectures


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Chibuzor Kama

Supervisor(s): Dr. Karsten Lundqvist Dr. Craig Watterson
Thesis Title: Mobile Learning in Africa (E-Learning In Nigeria), MOOC's on Mobile Learing.


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Asra Khalid

Supervisor(s): Dr. Karsten Lundqvist , Dr. Anne Yates
Thesis Title:


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Hashim Khamis

Supervisor(s):
Thesis Title:


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Yup Kim

Supervisor(s): Prof. Winston Seah, Dr. Bryan Ng
Thesis Title: Blockchain Based Layered Network for IoT Data Integrity and Scalability


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Betty Kim

Supervisor(s): A/Prof.TaehyunRhee, Dr.Daniel Medeiros
Thesis Title: Mixed Reality Teleportation for Remote Multi-user Collaboration


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Sasha Leitman

Supervisor(s): Dale Carnegie, Jim Muphy
Thesis Title:


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Yi Liu

Supervisor(s): A/PRO Will N. Browne,Doctor Bing Xue
Thesis Title:


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Trevor Londt

Supervisor(s): Dr Xiaoying Sharon Gao and Assoc. Prof. Peter Andreae
Thesis Title: TBD


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Kurt Ma

Supervisor(s): A/Prof John Lewis, Dr David Balduzzi, A/Prof Marcus Frean, and Prof Bastiaan Kleijn
Thesis Title: Deep articulated Hand Tracking with RGB camera


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Julian Mackay

Supervisor(s): Dr Alex Potanin and Prof Lindsay Groves
Thesis Title: Secure Web Development with Generic Wyvern


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Kosisochukwu Madukwe

Supervisor(s): A/Prof. Xiaoying Gao and A/Prof Bing Xue
Thesis Title: Detection and Classification of Online Textual Hate Speech


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Atiya Masood

Supervisor(s): Dr. Aaron Chen ,Dr. Harith Al-Sahaf, Prof. Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title:


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Andrew McGhie

Supervisor(s): Prof. Mengjie Zhang, Dr. Bing Xue
Thesis Title: Machine Learning for Aquaculture data


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Chelsea Miller

Supervisor(s): Pawel Dmochowski, Peter Smith
Thesis Title:


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Soheil Mohseni

Supervisor(s): Professor Alan Brent, Dr Daniel Burmester, and Associate Professor Will Browne
Thesis Title: Development of a method to optimally size micro-grids based on meta-heuristic optimisation algorithms


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Amr Morssy

Supervisor(s): https://ecs.wgtn.ac.nz/Main/PaulTeal
Thesis Title:


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Rasika Nandana

Supervisor(s): Professor Winston Seah , Dr Alvin Valera
Thesis Title: Networked Control Systems and IoT


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Trung Nguyen

Supervisor(s): A/P Will Browne, Prof. Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title: Multi-agent Systems of Learning Classifier Systems using Code Fragments


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Damien O'Neill

Supervisor(s): Dr Bing Xue, Prof Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title:


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Muru Raj Odiathevar

Supervisor(s): Professor Winston Seah
Thesis Title:


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Lisa Patterson

Supervisor(s): A/Prof Ian Welch, Dr Bryan Ng, Dr Sue Chard
Thesis Title:


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Wenbin Pei

Supervisor(s): A\Prof. Bing Xue, and Prof. Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title: Genetic Programming for Classification with High-dimensional Unbalanced Data


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Lohit Petikam

Supervisor(s): Dr Taehyun Rhee
Thesis Title:


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Jakob Pfender

Supervisor(s): Prof. Winston Seah, Dr. Alvin Valera
Thesis Title: Reliable and Efficient Data Delivery in the IoT: Caching, Filtering, and Information-Centric Networking


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Sunethra Pitawala

Supervisor(s):
Thesis Title:


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Ben Powley

Supervisor(s): Dr Craig Anslow, Dr Mairead de Roiste
Thesis Title: Exploring Immersive and Non-Immersive Techniques for Geographic Data Visualization


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Qurrat Qurrat Ul Ain

Supervisor(s): Dr. Bing Xue, Dr. Harith Al-Sahaf, Prof Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title: Feature Manipulation using Genetic Programming for Medical Image Classification


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Soheila Sadeghiram

Supervisor(s): A/Prof. Hui Ma & Dr. Aaron Chen
Thesis Title: Distributed Data-Intensive Web Service Composition


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Miru Samarakoon

Supervisor(s): Associate Professor Paul Teal, Associate Professor Marcus Frean
Thesis Title: Predictive Analytics in Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Waveforms


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Roshni Satheesh Babu

Supervisor(s): Dr.CiaranMoore, Dr.GideonGouws
Thesis Title: Development of bimetallic Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors


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Harisu Abdullahi Shehu

Supervisor(s): Assoc. Prof. Will Browne and Dr. Hedwig Eisenbarth
Thesis Title: Emotion Detection and its Effect in Decision-making


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Tao Shi

Supervisor(s): A/Prof. Hui Ma and Dr. Aaron Chen
Thesis Title: Location-aware and Cost-effective Application Placement in Multi-cloud Environment


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Abubakar Siddique

Supervisor(s): A/Prof Will Browne and Gina Grimshaw
Thesis Title:


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Anwarul Sifat

Supervisor(s): Dr. Fiona Stevens McFadden, Dr. Ramesh Rayudu, Dr. Arvid Hunze
Thesis Title: Magnetic Sensor Application to Critical Fault Detection & Classification in Electricity Distribution Network


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Ikram Singh

Supervisor(s): A/Prof. Pawel Dmochowski, Prof. Peter Smith
Thesis Title:


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Manish Singh

Supervisor(s): Alex Potanin and Lindsay Groves
Thesis Title:


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Christian Suppan

Supervisor(s): Taehyun Rhee
Thesis Title: TBD


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Atefeh Talebian

Supervisor(s):
Thesis Title:


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Boxiong Tan

Supervisor(s): Dr Hui Ma, Dr Yi Mei, Prof Zhang MengJie
Thesis Title: Energy-efficient server consolidation in container-based clouds with evolutionary computation approaches


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Trung Truong

Supervisor(s): Dr Ian Welch and Dr Bryan Ng
Thesis Title: A scalable and evolvable Interdomain Routing Architecture


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Pravin Vaz

Supervisor(s):
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Nicolas Vergnaud

Supervisor(s):
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Nathan Villicana-Shaw

Supervisor(s): Dr Dale Carnegie, Dr Jim Murphy (Music), Dr Mo Zareei
Thesis Title: Middleware for Composing Music for Mechatronic Ensembles


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Bin Wang

Supervisor(s): A/Prof Bing Xue and Prof Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title: Evolving Deep Learning (Using Evolutionary Algorithms to Search for Deep Neural Networks) for Image Classification


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Chen Wang

Supervisor(s): Dr Hui Ma and Dr Aaron Chen
Thesis Title: Comprehensive Quality-Aware Automated Semantic Web Service Composition


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Ganlong Wang

Supervisor(s): Prof. Bastiaan Kleijn, A/Prof. Marcus Frean
Thesis Title: Preprocessing Sound to Maximize the Auditory Information Throughput


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Jiaheng Wang

Supervisor(s): Dr Craig Anslow, Dr Simon McCallum, and Dr Brian Robinson
Thesis Title: Virtual Reality for Chronic Pain: the Effects of Content on Pain Relief


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Peng Wang

Supervisor(s): A/Prof Bing Xue and Prof Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title:


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Shaolin Wang

Supervisor(s): Dr Yi Mei and Prof Zhang MengJie
Thesis Title: GPHH for Uncertain Capacitated Arc Routing Problem


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Yulia Yagunova

Supervisor(s): A/Prof Paul Teal Professor Mark Poletti
Thesis Title: Sonic Simulation in Virtual Reality Contexts


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Longfei Yan

Supervisor(s): Prof. Bastiaan Kleijn
Thesis Title: Neural Network Based Blind Source Separation


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Guang Yang

Supervisor(s): Dr Robin Dykstra and Dr Paul Teal
Thesis Title: Magnetic Resonance Imaging with An Inhomogeneous Single-sided Sensor


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Juan Pablo Yepez Placencia

Supervisor(s): Prof Dale Carnegie, Jim Murphy
Thesis Title: Integrated Approaches for Mechatronic Design and Construction


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Gonglin Yuan

Supervisor(s):
Thesis Title:


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Faisal Zaman

Supervisor(s): A/Prof Taehyun Rhee and Dr Craig Anslow
Thesis Title: Mixed Reality Collaboration based Immersive Analytics System


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Fangfang Zhang

Supervisor(s): Dr Yi Mei and Prof Mengjie Zhang
Thesis Title: Genetic Programming Hyper-heuristics for Dynamic Flexible Job Shop Scheduling


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Tony Zhang

Supervisor(s):
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