School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology

Prof Manzur Murshed

Name Prof Manzur Murshed  
Position TitleRobert HT Smith Professor
Campus Gippsland
Room 4N259
Phone +613 51226467

Research interests

  • Video technology
  • Information theory
  • Wireless communications
  • Distributed & cloud computing
  • Security & privacy

Short biography

Manzur Murshed received a B. Sc. Engineering (Hons) degree in computer science and engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka in 1994 and a PhD degree in computer science from the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra in 1999. He also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Graduate Teaching from ANU in 1997. Currently, he is a Robert HT Smith Professor and Personal Chair in Information Technology in the Faculty of Science and Technology and the Research Director of the Centre for Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Artificial Intelligence Research at Federation University Australia. He is also leading Federation University’s Research Priority Area on Information Forensics and Security. Previously, he served Monash University as the Head of Gippsland School of Information Technology from 2007 to 2013. He has so far published 200+ refereed research papers with 3,900+ citations as per Google Scholar (h-, g-, and i10-indices are 20, 63, and 57, respectively) and received $3.2m competitive research funding, including five Federal Government grants—three Discovery Projects grants in DP’06, DP’10, and DP’13 rounds, and a Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment, and Facilities grant in LIEF’18 round from the Australian Research Council (ARC), and an Education Integration Project grant in EIP’11 round from the Australian General Practice Training (AGPT).

He has successfully supervised 25 PhD and 3 MPhil students to completion, and he is currently supervising 4 PhD students. He is an Editor of International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting and a Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing and Elsevier Journal of Future Generation Computer Systems, and has had served as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology in 2012 and as a Guest Editor of Springer Journal of Cluster Computing in 2014 and Journal of Multimedia in 2009–2012. He received the Vice-Chancellor’s Knowledge Transfer Award (commendation) from the University of Melbourne in 2007, the inaugural Early Career Research Excellence award from the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University in 2006, and a University Gold Medal from BUET in 1994. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.


  • PhD in Computer Science. Institution: The Australian National University Year awarded: 2000
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Graduate Teaching, Institution: The Australian National University Year awarded: 1997
  • B. Sc. Engineering (Honours) in Computer Science and Engineering, Institution: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Year awarded: 1994

Extended research profile