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Dr. Adel Nadjaran Toosi has joined Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University in May 2018. Before he joined Monash University, he worked as a Research Fellow in the Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory in the School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS) at the University of Melbourne for more than three years. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the University of Melbourne in 2015. His thesis was one of the two theses nominated for the Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in the Ph.D. Thesis and John Melvin Memorial Scholarship for the Best Ph.D. Thesis in Engineering. Adel has made significant contributions to the areas of resource management and software systems for cloud computing. His research interests include Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing, Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Green Computing, and Soft Computing. He is currently working on resource management for Software-Defined Networking (SDN)-enabled cloud computing environments. For more details, please visit his homepage: http//


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Distributed and Grid Systems, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 5 Aug 2015

Computer Science and Software Engineering, Master of Software Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Award Date: 23 Aug 2006

Computer Science and Software Engineering, Bachelor of Software Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Award Date: 19 Jul 2003

Research area keywords

  • Cloud Computing
  • Distributed Systems
  • Networks
  • Energy efficient IT
  • Edge Computing
  • Fog Computing
  • Internet of Things
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Network Function Virtualization
  • Green Computing


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