Julian de Hoog



Last updated 19 December 2016.

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11/2014 - present
Research Staff Member, IBM Research - Australia. Melbourne, Australia.
Currently I am working on several projects in renewable generation, energy storage, and electrified transport.
11/2014 - present
Honorary Research Fellow, University of Melbourne. Melbourne, Australia.
I continue to be involved in graduate student supervision and joint research with the Departments of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
02/2012 - 11/2014
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Melbourne. Melbourne, Australia.
As a member of the "Electric Vehicles and the Grid" group, I was responsible for developing a simulation framework to simulate the effects of EV charging on the grid at the distribution level, as well as designing and implementing optimal charging algorithms for large numbers of electric vehicles.
2007 - 2011
PhD Computer Science, University of Oxford. Oxford, UK.
Title of thesis: Role-Based Multi-Robot Exploration
Supervisor: Dr. Stephen Cameron
Examiners: Prof. Paul Newman, Prof. Andreas Birk
2006 - 2007
MSc Computer Science, University of Oxford. Oxford, UK.
Title of thesis: Machine Learning Techniques Applied to Multi-Agent Cooperation
Supervisor: Dr. Stephen Cameron.
2000 - 2004
BSc Computer Science and Mathematics, McGill University. Montreal, Canada.
Minor Concentration in Philosophy
Please see the Publications page.
Teaching and Supervision
PhD Students - University of Melbourne
I am proud to co-supervise several brilliant PhD students:
IBM Interns
I am proud to have (co-) supervised several excellent interns:
  • Bhagya Amarasekara (Energy and IoT)
  • Muzaffar Igamberdiev (Energy Demo Development and Forecasting)
  • Arjun Chaudhary (Energy Demo Development)
  • Sufiyan Ghori (Blockchain and Energy)
  • Yijun William Wu (Australian Energy Policy)
  • Min Zhang (Deployment of Building Energy Management on Bluemix)
Capstone Projects
Supervision of University of Melbourne Capstone projects (masters / 4th year undergraduate level).
10/2009 - 12/2009
Computer Animation
10/2009 - 12/2009
Intelligent Systems
03/2009 - 09/2009
MSc Projects
10/2008 - 12/2008
Intelligent Systems

Among others, I have acted as a reviewer for the following journals and conferences:

IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
Energies (MDPI)
Automatica (Elsevier)
Transportation Research (Elsevier)
International Journal of Sustainable Transportation (Taylor & Francis)
IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
IFAC World Congress
ACM e-Energy
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
RoboCup Symposia
Other Academic Roles
Technical Programme Committee, ACM eEnergy 2017
Technical Programme Committee, WACI Workshop, COMSNETS 2017
Marketing and Publicity Chair, IEEE ISGT Asia 2016
Invited Panelist, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting
Technical Programme Committee, ACM eEnergy 2016
Senior Technical Programme Committee, ACM eEnergy 2015
Associate Chair, C3 Workshop, ACM eEnergy 2015
Co-chair, invited session at IFAC World Congress "Towards Automated Load Control in Smart Grids"
Programme Committee, International Workshop on Demand Response (co-located with ACM e-Energy)
Panelist, panel session at IEEE ISGT Europe on "Smart Meters and Big Data"