Research areas

  • Program Analysis and Transformation, Constraint Programming, Combinatorial Optimisation, Problem Modelling And Solving, Bioinformatics

Biography

Maria Garcia De La Banda is a Professor at the Faculty of Information Technology. From 2013 to 2016 she was the Deputy Dean of the Faculty and prior to this she was the Head of the Caulfield School of Information Technology at the Faculty. Maria is also a Senior Researcher with NICTA and her research interests are; Constraint programming, Program analysis and Transformation, Programming Languages and Bioinformatics. Since 2010 she has been Area Editor of the Journal of Theory and Practice of Logic Programming (ERA A). She has been Chief Investigator in 9 ARC grants (2 cross-Faculty) and Principal Investigator in an NHMRC program.

Maria's PhD, awarded in 1994, won the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid's Best PhD Award. In 1997 she was awarded the first and only prestigious Logan Fellowship in the Faculty of Information Technology a role she held for 6 years. In 2005 she won, with Peter Stuckey, the International Constraint Modelling Challenge. She has been an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Logic Programming (2005-2008), was Program Co-Chair of the 2008 International Conference in Logic Programming (ERA A)

Monash teaching commitment

Professor Maria Garcia de la Banda has experience as the Chief Examiner for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT1008/FIT1015 Introduction to computer science
  • FIT3082 Programming Languages and Paradigms

She has also experience as the Lecturer for the following units in the Faculty of IT:

  • FIT1008/FIT1015 Introduction to computer science
  • FIT3082 Programming Languages and Paradigms
  • CSE3301 Computer Science Project
  • CSE1303 Computer Science
  • CSE5340 Programming Language Concepts and Semantics
  • CSE2393/CSE3393/CSC/3930 Prolog Programming

Research output

  1. Visual search tree profiling

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  2. Learning from learning solvers

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference Paper

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Activities

  1. Deputy Dean - Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University

    Activity: External academic engagementCommittees and working groups

  2. Member - Australian Computer Society

    Activity: External academic engagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

  3. Member - Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

    Activity: External academic engagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

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