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Dr Jue (Grace) Xie is a Research Fellow in human-computer interaction at Action Lab. She is also a senior software engineer and has 15 years of applied research experience in software architectures, web information systems, consumer health informatics, information quality and knowledge engineering. Since 2002 from a research programmer to a software architect, Grace contributed significantly in system design, development and implementation to diverse interdisciplinary research projects within firstly Monash Centre for Distributed Systems and Software Engineering, Microsoft Research Asia, and Monash Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics. In 2012, after received her PhD from Monash Faculty of IT, Grace was appointed to teach and coordinate an IT double Masters course in partnership with China Southeast University at Suzhou joint campus. Before joining the Computer Human Interaction and Creativity group, Grace was a full-time researcher and senior IT developer in applying AI innovations for improved public healthcare at Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation.

Over the course of her academic career, Grace has developed and delivered a number of web applications, mobile solutions and conversational AI innovations to facilitate quality information delivery, personalised services, and digital communications. For example, she recently developed ‘AskPCOS’, a mobile lifestyle intervention to help women manage Polycystic Ovary Syndrome that is used by thousands of women from over 90 countries. Her current work focuses on how to bootstrap people’s daily digital technology practice and facilitate coordinated action by communities using existing social media technologies and services. To this end, at Action Lab, she is undertaking research on the design, modelling and implementation of technologies and systems that underpin the novel services developing in collaboration with many academic and external partners.

Research interests

Web systems and services

Distributed and Mobile Computing Systems

Social networks and social medias

Applied conversational AI

Knowledge engineering

Supervision interests

To explore the conversational interface design and modern responsive architecture in the design and development of web and mobile systems; also to investigate models and patterns of the kinds of systems and services that utilise social media technologies to facilitate co-ordinated actions in a multi-disciplinary context.

Monash teaching commitment

Dr Grace Xie has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT5183 Mobile and distributed computing systems
  • FIT5192 Enterprise and Internet applications development

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

  • Programming for distributed, parallel and mobile systems
  • Mobile and distributed computing systems
  • Service-oriented computing and web services
  • Internet applications development
  • Enterprise application development for the web

Research area keywords

  • Web Information Systems
  • Applied conversational AI
  • Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Social network and social medias
  • Health Informatics
  • HCI

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Projects 2005 2006

PLC Library Reuse in Digital Models of automation system Control Logic (PriMA)

Schmidt, H., Peake, I. & Xie, J.


Project: Research

Research Output 2004 2019

  • 6 Conference Paper
  • 2 Article
3 Citations (Scopus)

Towards tenant demand-aware bandwidth allocation strategy in cloud datacenter

Cao, J., Ma, Z., Xie, J., Zhu, X., Dong, F. & Liu, B., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Future Generation Computer Systems. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Personalized mobile tool AskPCOS delivering evidence-based quality information about polycystic ovary syndrome

Xie, J., Burstein, F., Garad, R., Teede, H. J. & Boyle, J. A., 2018, In : Seminars in Reproductive Medicine. 36, 1, p. 66-72 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Toward establishing a comprehensive public health service platform for chronic disease management and medication in china: A practice in building a smart hypertension medical system

Hua, Y., Xie, J., Liu, L. & Chen, A., 2015, Health Information Science: 4th International Conference (HIS 2015). Yin, X., Ho, K., Zeng, D., Aickelin, U., Zhou, R. & Wang, H. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 123 - 132 10 p.

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

Using machine learning to support resource quality assessment: An adaptive attribute-based approach for health information portals

Xie, J. & Burstein, F., 2011, Database Systems for Adanced Applications: 16th International Conference, DASFAA 2011, International Workshops: GDB, SIM3, FlashDB, SNSMW, DaMEN, DQIS, Hong Kong, China, April 22-25, 2011, Proceedings. Xu, J., Yu, G., Zhou, S. & Unland, R. (eds.). Heidelberg [Germany]: Springer, p. 526 - 537 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 6637).

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

Sustaining quality assessment processes in user-centred health information portals

Xie, J., 2009, Proceedings of the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems. Kempken, M. (ed.). Atlanta GA USA: Association for Information Systems, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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


Future Women Leaders Conference 2019

Jue Xie (Recipient), Nov 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2011 2016

  • 2 Professional association or peak discipline body
  • 1 External research and teaching

Member - Association for Information Systems

Jue Xie (Fellow)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Member - Computer Society - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Jue Xie (Fellow)
1 Jan 2016

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Coordinating Master of Information Technology Systems - Southeast University - Monash University Joint Graduate School

Jue Xie (Contributor)
1 Nov 201121 Feb 2017

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research and teaching