Professor Grenville Armitage

Tel:+61 3 9214 8373

Qualifications: B.E. (Elec)(Hons), University of Melbourne, 1988. PhD, University of Melbourne, 1994.

Publications: here (and Swinburne's Research Bank list here)

Google scholar statistics: here

Funding wins: here

Personal websites: and (note that Swinburne University of Technology does not control personal websites)

Advice for prospective PhD students: I am looking for new PhD students - please read my projects and general advice page before contacting me.

Research interestsIndustry ExperienceResearch Community ActivitiesTeaching/Supervision

Research interests:
  • Anything to do with IP network infrastructure (such as performance, scalability, resilience and monitoring) that ultimately impacts on an end-user's experience of 'the internet'
  • Implementing and experimentally evaluating IP transport protocols and their collateral impact on real-time services
  • Fast-paced, multiplayer online games and their interactions with the underlying IP network infrastructure 
  • Immersive tools for real-time visualisation of IP network conditions and collaborative inquiry/control of network devices
  • Minimally-intrusive IP traffic clasification schemes and network monitoring (for various purposes)
  • Covert channels over IP networks - construction, evaluation and detection 
  • Improving the energy efficiency of IP networking
  • Network layer spam mitigation
  • Mobile networks and the implications of networks with more bandwidth around the edge than in the core

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