Researcher biography

Dr Richard Bean is working at the Centre for Energy Data Innovation. The Centre for Energy Data Innovation undertakes research using near real-time big data from low voltage electricity networks.

The centre is partnering with Redback Technologies/Luceo, Energy Queensland, and other entities to unlock new insights into electricity networks using IoT technology at a neighbourhood level. Richard has extensive experience in data science gained through working in academia in Australia and Iran, for government (Queensland Health) and industry (ROAM Consulting and the Australian Energy Market Operator). He has more than 40 publications in areas including combinatorics, statistics, power systems, and transport.

Outside of his academic work - although with some overlap - Richard enjoys cycling, cycling advocacy, and classical cryptography challenges.

Areas of research