A/Prof Marcus Brazil is an Associate Professor and Reader in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Melbourne. He studied English and Mathematics as an undergraduate at The University of Melbourne, and received a Ph.D. in Mathematics (in the field of Computational and Geometric Group Theory) from La Trobe University in 1995.
Currently, his main research interest is in Optimal Network Design with applications to Telecommunications, Wireless Sensor Networks, VLSI Physical Design, Underground Mining, and Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles. He also combines this with more theoretical work, particularly in the area of Steiner Trees. His research and consultancy work in optimisation for underground mine design has been particularly successful, having received strong support from a number of Industry bodies such as BHP Billiton and Newmont Australia Ltd. He is also a founder and director of the company MineOptima.
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New pruning rules for the Steiner tree problem and 2-connected Steiner network problem
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Scheduling the construction of value and discount weighted trees for maximum net present value
PA Grossman, M Brazil, JH Rubinstein, DA Thomas
Journal article | 2020 | Computers & Operations Research
Given a binary rooted tree in which each edge has an associated value and an associated discount factor, the problem addressed her..
Exploring Human - eBike Interaction to Support Rider Autonomy
Josh Andres, Julian de Hoog, Jurg von Kanel, Julian Berk, Bach Le, Xizi Wang, Marcus Brazil, Florian 'Floyd' Mueller
Conference Proceedings | 2016 | Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play Companion Extended Abstracts - CHI PLAY Companion '16
The importance of spatial distribution when analysing the impact of electric vehicles on voltage stability in distribution networks
Julian de Hoog, Valentin Muenzel, Derek Chanaka Jayasuriya, Tansu Alpcan, Marcus Brazil, Doreen Anne Thomas, Iven Mareels, Glenn Dahlenburg, Raman Jegatheesan
Journal article | 2015 | Energy Systems
Optimal Charging of Electric Vehicles Taking Distribution Network Constraints Into Account
J De Hoog, T Alpcan, M Brazil, DA Thomas, IMY Mareels
Journal article | 2015 | IEEE Transactions on Power Systems
The increasing uptake of electric vehicles suggests that vehicle charging will have a significant impact on the electricity grid. ..
Maximizing the net present value of a Steiner tree
KG Sirinanda, M Brazil, PA Grossman, JH Rubinstein, DA Thomas
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of Global Optimization
The theory of Steiner trees has been extensively applied in physical network design problems to locate a Steiner point that minimi..
Comment on "A Comparative Testing Study of Commercial 18650-Format Lithium-Ion Battery Cells" [J. Electrochem. Soc., 162, A1592 (2015)]
Valentin Muenzel, Anthony F Hollenkamp, Anand I Bhatt, Julian de Hoog, Marcus Brazil, Doreen A Thomas, Iven Mareels
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of The Electrochemical Society
The uniform orientation steiner tree problem is NP-hard
M Brazil, M Zachariasen
Journal article | 2014 | International Journal of Computational Geometry & Applications
Given a set of n points (known as terminals) and a set of λ ≥ 2 uniformly distributed (legal) orientations in the plane, the unifo..
Analysis of Constraints for Optimal Electric Vehicle Charging
J de Hoog, L Xia, T Alpcan, M Brazil, DA THOMAS, I Mareels
Conference Proceedings | 2014 | Proceedings of IFAC World Congress 2014
The increasing uptake of electric vehicles is likely to put a significant demand on the electricity grid. However, expensive infra..
Electric Vehicle Charging and Grid Constraints: Comparing Distributed and Centralized Approaches
Julian de Hoog, Doreen A Thomas, Valentin Muenzel, Derek C Jayasuriya, Tansu Alpcan, Marcus Brazil, Iven Mareels
Conference Proceedings | 2013 | Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting
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Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Best Paper Award, 2013 Australasian Computer Science Conference (ACSC)
Best Paper Award, 2007 International Conference of Wireless Networks (ICWN'07)
Associate Professor And Reader
Electrical And Electronic Engineering
Mathematics And Statistics
Mathematics And Statistics
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
University of Melbourne
Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics)
La Trobe University