The SMART Infrastructure Facility contributes to infrastructure planning in Australia through truly independent research coupled with deep academic rigour to ensure policy-makers and industry receives high quality and timely advice on major projects.
SMART’s research is spread across four key research themes each featuring two focused research groups with our Enabling Platforms supporting each of these themes. SMART’s research significantly contributes to our academic and commercial impact.
Research Themes & Groups
The Data Analytics Lab develops novel approaches for decision-making problems, based on machine learning and optimisation methods. It also applies advanced analytics and optimisation to infrastructure systems, logistics and supply chains, healthcare, and emergency response management.
The Digital Living Lab is a technology-agnostic innovation hub providing a testbed for a wide range of end-to-end Internet of Things projects.
The Advanced Simulation Lab aims to improve processes, methods and tools for decision making in complex and uncertain domains where stakeholders have differing perspectives, or no optimal solution is available.