Research Training

Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Fellow

  1. Dr Alex Tam. Postdoctoral researcher 2021-present.
  2. Dr David Warne. Postdoctoral researcher 2020-2021, funded by the Australian Institute of Marine Science and QUT. After this position David took up a position in the QUT Centre for Data Science.
  3. Dr Nabil Fadai. Postdoctoral researcher 2018-2020. After this position Nabil took up a position as a Lecturer in Mathematics at the Univeristy of Nottingham.
  4. Dr Tarunendu Mapder. Postdoctoral researcher 2018-2020. After this position Tarunendu commenced a postdoctoral research position at Indiana University.
  5. Dr Wang Jin. Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow 2018-2021. After this position Jin commenced a postdoctoral research position at the University of New South Wales.
  6. Mr Alex Browning. Research assistant 2017. After this position Alex commenced a PhD at QUT.
  7. Dr Wang Jin. Research assistant 2017-2018. After this position Jin commenced as a Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow at QUT.
  8. Dr Catherine Penington. Research fellow 2015-2017. After this position Catherine took up a position as a Lecturer in Mathematics at Macquarie Univeristy.
  9. Dr Parvathi Haridas. Research assistant 2012-2014. After this position Parvathi commenced a PhD at QUT.

Doctor of Philosophy

  1. Ms Maud El-Hachem. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Reformulating mathematical models of cell invasion as moving boundary problems.
  2. Mr Yifei Li. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. The role of nonlinear diffusion in mathematical biology.
  3. Mr Ryan Murphy. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mechanical models of collective cell invasion.
  4. Mr Jesse Sharp. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mathematical models for collective cell migration and antibiotic resistance.
  5. Mr Alexander (Alex) Browning. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. New insights into medicine and material science using mathematical modelling.
  6. Dr Anudeep Surendran. Doctor of Philosophy. 2017-2020. Stochastic and continuum descriptions of population dynamics with spatial structure. After graduation Anudeep took up a position as a research fellow at the University of Montreal.
  7. Dr Sean Vittadello. Doctor of Philosophy. 2016-2020. Mathematical models for cell migration and proliferation informed by visualisation of the cell cycle. After graduation Sean took up a position as a research fellow at the University of Melbourne.
  8. Dr David Warne. Doctor of Philosophy. 2015-2019. Computational inference in mathematical biology: methodological developments and applications. After graduation David took up a position as a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology.
  9. Dr Oleksii (Alex) Matsiaka. Doctor of Philosophy. 2015-2019. New mathematical models for cell biology assays incorporating realistic cell size dynamics. After graduation Alex took up a position as a research fellow at the University of Queensland.
  10. Dr Parvathi Haridas. Doctor of Philosophy. 2014-2017. In vitro characterisation of melanoma progression in a melanoma skin equivalent model. After graduation Parvathi took up a position as a laboratory scientist at Envoi Pathology.
  11. Dr Wang Jin. Doctor of Philosophy. 2014-2017. Investigating the reproducibility of in vitro cell biology assays using mathematical models. This thesis was awarded a 2017 outstanding thesis award. After graduation Jin took up a position as a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology.
  12. Dr Stuart Johnston. Doctor of Philosophy. 2013-2017. Mathematical models for quantifying collective cell behaviour. After graduation Stuart took up a position as a research fellow at the University of Melbourne.
  13. Dr Adam Ellery. Doctor of Philosophy. 2013-2016. Modelling transport through biological environments that contain obstacles. After graduation Adam took up a position as a computational scientist in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Queensland.
  14. Dr Katrina Treloar. Doctor of Philosophy. 2012-2015. Mathematical models for collective cell spreading. After graduation Katrina took up a position at Suncorp bank.

Master of Philosophy

  1. Ms Kaitlyn Brown. Master of Philosophy. 2020-present. Controlling ecosystem models to determine optimal harvesting strategies.
  2. Mr Michael Carr. Master of Philosophy. 2020-present. Advanced Bayesian statistical methods for simulation-based models in cell biology.
  3. Mr Jonah Klowss. Master of Philosophy. 2020-present. Mathematical models of 4D tumour spheroids.
  4. Ms Tamara Tambyah. Master of Philosophy. 2019-2020. A novel free boundary mathematical model of epithelial tissues with mechanobiological coupling. After graduation Tamara took up a position with the Department of Defence Science and Technology.
  5. Ms Solene Hegarty-Cramer. Master of Philosophy. 2019-2020. Spatial control and cell guidance in evolving biological tissues. After graduation Solene took up a position at Boeing.
  6. Mr Sean McInerney. Master of Philosophy. 2017-2018. Parameterising continuum models of heat transfer in heterogeneous living skin using experimental data. After graduation Sean enrolled in a Master of Education degree to pursue a teaching career.
  7. Mr Alex Browning. Master of Philosophy. 2016-2017. Stochastic mathematical models of cell proliferation assays. After graduation Alex took up a position as a research assistant at Queensland University of Technology.