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Biography

John is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University and Course Director of the Bachelor of Information Technology.

His main interests are in the areas of computational modelling, optimization and simulation. These problems are characterized by the need to understand the effect of variability on the behaviour of critical systems and allocate resources optimally.

Monash teaching commitment

Dr John Betts has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT1006 Business information analysis
  • FIT2017 Computer models for business decision making
  • FIT3152 Data science
  • FIT5097 Business intelligence modelling

John has experience as the Lecturer for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT1006 Business information analysis
  • FIT2017 Computer models for business decision making
  • FIT3152 Data science
  • FIT5097 Business intelligence modelling

 

Education/Academic qualification

Operations Research, Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University

Award Date: 8 Mar 2003

Operations Research, Graduate Diploma in Statistics / Operations Research, RMIT University

Award Date: 2 May 1996

Mathematics, Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematics and Mathematics Education, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 2 May 1992

Education, Diploma in Education, Monash University

Award Date: 6 Jun 1984

Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Monash University

Award Date: 20 May 1983

Research area keywords

  • Computational Modelling
  • Optimisation
  • Simulation
  • Data Science

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Projects

Biofocussed prostate cancer RadioTherapy (BiRT): A personalised approach to delivering the right dose to the right place

Haworth, A., Williams, S. G., Ebert, M. A., Reynolds, H. M., Dowling, J., Wraith, D., Liney, G., Mears, C. D., Betts, J. & Murphy, D.

1/02/1730/04/21

Project: Research

Research Output

The effects of local socio-political events on group cohesion in online far-right communities

Bliuc, A-M., Betts, J. M., Faulkner, N., Vergani, M., Chow, R. J., Iqbal, M. & Best, D., 30 Mar 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 3, 18 p., e0230302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

The growing power of online communities of the extreme-right: deriving strength, meaning, and direction from significant socio-political events ‘in real life’

Bliuc, A-M., Betts, J., Vergani, M., Iqbal, M. & Dunn, K., 28 Apr 2020, The Hague: The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT). 21 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Collective identity changes in far-right online communities: the role of offline intergroup conflict

Bliuc, A-M., Betts, J., Vergani, M., Iqbal, M. & Dunn, K., 3 Mar 2019, In : New Media and Society. 21, 8, p. 1170-1786 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Energy-water nexus: renewable-integrated hybridized desalination systems

Rabiee, H., Khalilpour, K., Betts, J. M. & Tapper, N. J., 2019, Polygeneration with Polystorage : For Chemical and Energy Hubs. Rajab Khalilpour, K. (ed.). London UK: Elsevier, p. 409-458 50 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Peak-hour rail demand shifting with discrete optimisation

Betts, J. M., Dowe, D. L., Guimarans, D., Harabor, D., Kumarage, H., Stuckey, P. J. & Wybrow, M., 2019, Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming: 25th International Conference, CP 2019 Stamford, CT, USA, September 30 – October 4, 2019 Proceedings. Schiex, T. & de Givry, S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 748-763 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 11802).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Activities

  • 4 Committees and working groups
  • 2 Professional association or peak discipline body
  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Member - Undergraduate Programs Committee - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

John Betts (Member)

1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Major Lead (Business Information Systems) - Bachelor of Information Technology - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

John Betts (Contributor)

1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Member - Operational Research Society (UK)

John Betts (Member)

1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Course Director - Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

John Betts (Chair/ Co-Chair)

1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementCommittees and working groups

Member - Australian Society for Operational Research

John Betts (Member)

1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body