Lachlan Andrew

Tel: +61 3 990 58669

Selected Publications:
(See also full publication list.)
  1. [JNL] Greening Geographical Load Balancing
    Zhenhua Liu, Minghong Lin, Adam Wierman, Steven H. Low and Lachlan L. H. Andrew.
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 23(2):657-671, 2015. bibtex

  2. [JNL] Dynamic right-sizing for power-proportional data centers (2014 William Bennett paper award)
    Minghong Lin, Adam Wierman, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Eno Thereska.
    IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 21(5):1378-1391, Oct 2013. bibtex

  3. [CNF] Online Algorithms for Geographical Load Balancing (best paper award)
    Minghong Lin, Zhenhua Liu, Adam Wierman and Lachlan L. H. Andrew.
    in Proc. Int. Green Computing Conf., pp. 1-10. San Jose, CA, 5-8 Jun 2012. bibtex

  4. [JNL] Network Stability under Alpha Fair Bandwidth Allocation with General File Size Distribution
    Fernando Paganini, Ao Tang, Andres Ferragut and Lachlan L. H. Andrew.
    IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, 57(3):579-591, Mar 2012. bibtex

  5. [CNF] Greening Geographical Load Balancing (Pick of the Month series in the April IEEE Sustainable Computing Register)
    Zhenhua Liu, Minghong Lin, Adam Wierman, Steven H. Low and Lachlan L. H. Andrew.
    in Proc. ACM SIGMETRICS, pp. 233-244. San Jose, CA, 7-11 Jun 2011. bibtex

  6. [CNF] Dynamic right-sizing for power-proportional data centers (best paper award)
    Minghong Lin, Adam Wierman, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Eno Thereska.
    in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 1098-1106. Shanghai, China, 10-15 Apr 2011. bibtex

  7. [CNF] Optimality, fairness, and robustness in speed scaling designs
    Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Minghong Lin and Adam Wierman.
    in Proc. ACM SIGMETRICS, pp. 37-48. New York, NY, 14-18 Jun 2010. bibtex

  8. [JNL] Queue Dynamics with Window Flow Control
    Ao Tang, Lachlan L. H. Andrew, Krister Jacobsson, Karl H. Johansson, Steven H. Low and Håkan Hjalmarsson.
    IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, 18(5):1422-1435, Oct 2010. bibtex

  9. [JNL] Dynamic Allocation of Subcarriers and Transmit Powers in an OFDMA Cellular Network
    Stephen V. Hanly, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Thaya Thanabalasingham.
    IEEE Trans. Information Theory, 55(12):5455-5462, Dec 2009. bibtex

  10. [CNF] Power-Aware Speed Scaling in Processor Sharing Systems
    Adam Wierman, Lachlan L. H. Andrew and Ao Tang.
    in Proc. IEEE INFOCOM, pp. 2007-2015. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-25 Apr 2009. bibtex

  • Associate editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 18 Jan 2011--Dec 2013
  • Area editor of Elsevier Computer Communications, 17 Sept 2009--Dec 2013
Lachlan is a member of Swinburne's Energy Management Research Centre (EMRC).

Lachlan Andrew - Research Students

Current PhD:

Submitted PhD:

  • Tung Le - Intelligent transportation systems,
    (co-supervised with A/Prof Hai Vu and Dr Yoni Nazarathy)

Passed PhD:

  • Tuan Dinh - Stochastic load modelling for capacity provisioning in distributed computing clusters with energy management goals,
    (co-supervised with Dr Yoni Nazarathy and Dr Philip Branch)
  • Suong Hong, 2012 - Incentives for voice and data users in wireless LANs,
    (co-supervised with A/Prof Hai Vu)
  • Ji Li, 2009 - Connectivity requirements in multihop netwokrs,
    (co-supervised with Prof. Moshe Zukerman, A/Prof Peter Farrell)
  • Angiras Varma, 2008 - Channel equalisation using superimposed pilots,
    (co-supervised with Prof. Jonathan Manton, Dr Chandra Athaudage, Dr Brian Krongold)
  • Tony Cui, 2008 - Network Flow Control,
    (co-supervised with Prof. Moshe Zukerman)
  • Thaya Thanabalasingham, 2007 - Power control in multihop wireless networks,
    (co-supervised with A/Prof. Stephen Hanly)
  • Jolyon White, 2007 - Modelling and Dimensioning of Optical Burst Switching Networks,
    (co-supervised with Prof Rod Tucker)
  • Ananda Kusuma, 2005 - Routing in multihop cellular networks,
    (co-supervised with A/Prof. Stephen Hanly)
  • David Hayes, 2001 - Packet scheduling for user satisfaction,
    (co-supervised with A/Prof. Michael Rumsewicz)
  • Ravindra Ranasinghe, 2000 - Wireless multimedia LANs,
    (co-supervised with Prof. David Everitt)

Passed Masters:

  • Rozanna Jesudasan, 2013 - Structure of optimal schedules for charging non-ideal energy storage,
    (co-supervised with A/Prof Hai Vu)

Masters by coursework minor thesis

  • Ananda Kusuma -- QoS-aware routing
  • Su-Hsien Kuan -- Fuzzy logic for flow control
  • Mohammad Iswayhudi -- Quantisation for noisy channels

This link is to several pieces of advice to researchers

Projects and PhD openings
  • Higher-layer aspects of energy efficient networking
  • Network modelling and evaluation, with an emphasis on TCP
Prospective PhD students, please refer to the list of PhD projects I am offering.


Submission info on some journals