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Associate Professor and Reader in Engineering, The University of Melbourne

A/Prof Marcus Brazil is an Associate Professor and Reader in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Melbourne.

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.


  • –present
    Associate Professor and Reader in Engineering, University of Melbourne


  • 1993 
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Mathematics