Research Grants

Total Grant Value $10million+ AUD (£5million+ GBP)

Major research grants and funding include:

  1. S. Barr (Principal Investigator), …, R. Ranjan (C0-Investigator), et al., Flood-PREPARED: Predicting Rainfall Events by Physical Analytics of REaltime Data, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC– NE/P017134/1), 2017 – 2021, $3,600,000 AUD (£1,800,000 GBP – Full Economic Cost).
  2. B. Malamud (Principal Investigator KCL), H. Reeves,…, R. Ranjan (Co-Investigator), et al.,  Landslide Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment, Preparedness and Early Warning in South Asia: Integrating Meteorology, Landscape, and Society, Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience, Jan 2016 Round, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC– NE/P000681/1), 2016 – 2020, $4,000,000 AUD (£2,000,000 GBP – Full Economic Cost includes funding awarded to British Geological Sruvey).
  3. R. Ranjan, P. Watson, and X. Li, Newcastle-Singapore Full PhD Scholarship (2016-2020) for conducting research on ‘Scalable Monitoring and Big Data Analytics Driven Management of Cloud Data Centres’. Amount: $160,000 AUD (£80,000 GBP).
  4. S. Barr, R. Dawson, R. Ranjan,  High-dimensional Multi-objective Spatial Risk and Sustainability Optimisation Tools using Cloud-enabled Evolutionary Computing, NERC DREAM (Data, Risk and Environmental Analytical Methods) PhD CDT (Centre of Doctoral Training) Studentship, 2016-2019, $132,000 AUD (£66,000 GBP).
  5. S. Barr, S. Hallett, R. Ranjan,  Big Data Tools for Massively Distributed Environmental Hazard Data Lakes, NERC DREAM (Data, Risk and Environmental Analytical Methods) PhD CDT Studentship, 2016-2019, $132,000 AUD (£66,000 GBP).
  6. R. Ranjan (Chief Investigator & Project Manager), Rajkumar Buyya, et al., Innovative Solutions for Management of Big Data and Disaster Management Applications on Clouds, Australia-India Strategic Research Fund Round 7, 2013, $884,000 AUD $($440,000 AUD incl. GST (Department of Industry, Australia) and $444,000 AUD (co-investment or cost sharing by CSIRO and University of Melbourne).
  7. R. Ranjan (Project Leader), MediaWise: A media-driven NBN project aiming to impact education, news, and entertainment, CSIRO Strategic,  Portfolio: Digital Technologies & Services, Theme: Smart Secure Infrastructure, Stream: Broadband Services, July 2012- June 2013,  $516,124 AUD.
  8. R. Ranjan (Project Leader), MediaWise: A media-driven NBN project aiming to impact education, news, and entertainment, CSIRO Strategic,  Portfolio: Digital Technologies & Services, Theme: Broadband Wireless Connecting Australia, Stream: ACBI Management & Network Services, July 2011- June 2012,  $585,447 AUD.
  9. R. Ranjan (Chief Investigator & Project Manager), P. Jayaraman, and D. Georgakopoulos, A Risk and Feasibility Assessment for Migrating Battle Management Systems to Virtualised Data Centre Environment, DSTO Capability Development Technology Round 18, 2013, $10000 AUD. (Stage 1 Success award).
  10. R. Ranjan, CSIRO Office of Chief Executive Julius Career Award Fellowship, CSIRO, July 2013 – June 2016, $150000 AUD.
  11. R. Ranjan, CSIRO Digital Productivity Flagship Collaboration PhD Top-up Scholarship at University of Technology Sydney (June 2014 – June 2017) for conducting research on ‘Secure Processing of Big Data Streams on Clouds’, $39000 AUD.
  12. R. Ranjan, CSIRO Office of Chief Executive Top-Up Scholarship at Australian National University (2012-2015) for conducting research on ‘Investigating Techniques for Optimizing Cloud Service Selection Decision Making’, Amount: $34000 AUD.
  13. R. Ranjan, CSIRO Office of Chief Executive PhD Top-Up Scholarship at University of Technology Sydney (2012-2014) for conducting research on ‘Cloud-based Large Scale Distributed Semantic Data Management with Security Awareness’. Amount: $35500 AUD.
  14. R. Ranjan, CSIRO ICT Centre PhD Top-Up Scholarship at University of Sydney (2013-2016) for conducting research on ‘Dynamic and Static Analysis for Mapping and Scheduling Algorithms on Parallel Computing Systems’. Amount: $30000 AUD.
  15. R. Ranjan, CSIRO Office of Chief Executive Full PhD Scholarship at Australian National University (2013-2016) for conducting research on ‘A Cloud-based Framework for Efficient Portability and Shaping of Big Data’, Amount: $123000 AUD.
  16. R. Ranjan (Chief Investigator) and Prof. M. Parashar (Partner Investigator), “Comprehensive Model-driven Provisioning of Services in Composite Systems”, University of New South Wales Goldstar Grant Award, January 2011- December 2011, $30000 AUD
  17.  Ranjan, Melbourne International Research Scholarship, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineer, University of Melbourne, July 2003 – July 2007, $72000 AUD.
  18. R. Ranjan, International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), Department of Industry, Innovation Science, Research and Tertiary Education, July 2003 – July 2007, $72000 AUD.
  19. R. Ranjan, IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC) Student Travel Grant (2005, 2006, and 2007), $3000 AUD.
  20. R. Ranjan, A. Liu, and Service Aggregation Project Team, CRC Smart Services, University of New South Wales, September 2010 – September 2011, $128000 AUD.

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