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Ben Duan is currently an Adjunct Lecturer with Department of Data Science & AI, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia. Prior to that, he was a Research Fellow at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Dr. Duan received his Ph.D degree in big data and electronic from the University of Technology Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Research interests

Reinforcement learning, Graph neural network, Intelligent transportation system, Fintech

Supervision interests

I have Ph.D. positions with full scholarship supported by Monash University. Students with a background in reinforcement learninggraph neural network, or interest in Intelligent Transportation SystemFintech, and data-driven (AI) models in the industrial processes dominated by particle-fluid flows are encouraged. The primary base location is Suzhou, China. Monash’s minimum Academic Qualifications and English Language Proficiency can be found here. If interested, please send me your CV via the email

Monash teaching commitment

Monash Suzhou campus:

FIT5221: Intelligent image and video analysis

FIT5215: Deep learning

FIT5217: Statistical data modeling

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 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Research area keywords

  • Reinforcement learning
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

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