Welcome to TULIP!

TULIP is the abbreviation of Team for Universal Learning and Intelligent Processing, a research lab in the Strategic Research Center (PRaDA), and the Research Cluster  Securing Cyberspace at Deakin University, Australia.

Since 2006, TULIP has started to take Honors students, Master by Research students, and PhD students.

Our research interests include machine learning and data mining, behavior informatics, pattern recognition and data privacy. We have received CRGS, FaST, DU-UB, HK GRF and HKPU grants in the past several years. Currently the following research projects are carried out by TULIP members:
  • Agent and Mind Model
  • Applied data mining in social science
  • Behaviour Informatics
  • Intelligent Web and Network services
  • Differential Privacy
  • Recommendation Systems, etc.
All of our public information will be released on this site. If you have any inquiry, please contact TULIP Lab director.



  • Congratulate Tianqing on her TIFS acceptance We congratulate Tianqing for the paper, Correlated Differential Privacy: Hiding Information in Non-IID Dataset, which has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on IFS, a first tier journal in the ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2014, 2:13 PM by Gang Li
  • Congratulate Shaowu for his ACML2014 Full Paper Acceptance We congratulate Shaowu for his paper Ordinal Random Fields for Recommender Systems, which has been accepted as a full paper by ACML 2014, one of the top Machine Learning conference ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2014, 5:13 AM by Gang Li
  • Congratulate Tianqing on her PAKDD2014 Best Student Paper Award We congratulate Tianqing Zhu for her PAKDD2014 Best Student Paper Award for the paper:Tianqing Zhu, Gang Li, Wanlei Zhou, Ping Xiong, and Cao Yuan. Deferentially Private Tagging Recommendation Based ...
    Posted May 26, 2014, 7:42 PM by Shaowu Liu
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Want to Join us? Start here!

PhD Student (Domestic or International): TULIP Lab takes new PhD students every year. PhD applicants who are interested in joining TULIP Lab should lodge their HDR application on or beofre July 31 annually, and aim to start the candidature from January, the next year. We are looking for new members who are interested in related research topics

Honors Student: If you are a student in the SIT of Deakin, it is highly recommended that you work as an internship trainee in TULIP before you start your honors study. 

For all inquiries, please contact TULIP Lab director