Prof. Kais Hamza (Monash University) Kais is Associate Professor at Monash University and currently Interim Head of the School of Mathematics. Research Interests: General theory of stochastic processes. Representation properties for martingales. Markov jump processes. Non-standard random walks and other alternative models. Applications of stochastic processes to the modelling of financial markets, population dynamics and biological systems.
Ms. Brigitte Smith (GBS Venture Partners) Brigitte has twenty years’ experience in venture capital, business strategy and start-up company operations. She has been investing and managing investments for GBS’s $450m of life science specialised venture capital funds since 1998. Brigitte has a B. Chem Eng (Honours) from the University of Melbourne, and as a Fulbright Scholar completed a MBA (Honours) … Read More
Prof. Bruce Henry (UNSW, Sydney) Bruce is the Head of the School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW, Sydney, and currently Deputy Chair of the Australian Council for Heads of Mathematical Sciences. Research Interests: Bruce’s research interests are in continuous time random walks, anomalous diffusion, fractional calculus, pattern formation, applications of chaos and fractals, mathematical modelling, nonlinear lattice dynamics and … Read More
Prof. David Wood Associate Director (Monash University) David is Associate Director of MATRIX, and Professor in the Discrete Mathematics Research Group of the School of Mathematical Sciences at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Research Interests: David’s research interests are in discrete mathematics and theoretical computer science, especially structural graph theory, extremal graph theory, geometric graph theory, graph colouring, and combinatorial geometry.
Prof. Ruth Williams (University of California San Diego) Ruth is a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, San Diego. She holds the Charles Lee Powell Chair in Mathematics I. She is an elected member of the US National Academy of Sciences and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She served as President of the Institute … Read More
Prof. Peter Taylor (Director ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS), University of Melbourne) Peter is an Australian Laureate Fellow and Director of ACEMS. Research Interests: Peter’s research interests lie in the fields of stochastic modelling and applied probability, with particular emphasis on applications in telecommunications, biological modelling, mechanism design, epidemiology, healthcare and disaster management. Recently he has … Read More
Prof. Jessica Purcell (Monash University) Jessica Purcell is a Professor of Mathematics at Monash University. She is also the Chair of the Women in Mathematical Sciences Special Interest Group (WIMSIG) of the Australian Mathematical Society. Before arriving at Monash, she held positions at Brigham Young University, Oxford University, and the University of Texas at Austin, and visiting positions at the … Read More
Prof. Tim Brown (Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI)) Tim has been Director of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) since 2019 following several years as Professor of Statistical Data Science at the University of Melbourne. Tim was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at La Trobe University (2008-2013), Dean of the College of Science (2005-2007), Dean of the Faculty of Science (2002-2007) and … Read More
Prof. Cheryl Praeger (University of Western Australia) Cheryl is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Western Australia. She is also the Foreign Secretary of the Australian Academy of Science (2014-2018). She is a former ARC Federation Fellow and was the inaugural Director of the UWA Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation. Research Interests: Cheryl’s research has focussed … Read More
Prof. Aleks Owczarek (University of Melbourne) Aleks is the Deputy Dean, Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne. Research Interests: Aleks’ research areas include: integrable systems, mathematical physics, enumerative combinatorics, and statistical mechanics.
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