Research Training

Research Assistant/Postdoctoral Fellow

  1. Dr Parvathi Haridas. Research assistant 2012-2014. After this position, Parvathi commenced a PhD at QUT.
  2. Dr Catherine Penington. Research fellow 2015-2017. After her postdoctoral position, Catherine took up a position as a Lecturer in Mathematics at Macquarie Univeristy.
  3. Dr Wang Jin. Research assistant 2017-2018. After this position Jin commenced as a Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow at QUT.
  4. Mr Alexander Browning. Research assistant 2017. After this position, Alexander commenced a PhD at QUT.
  5. Dr Wang Jin. Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow 2018.
  6. Dr Tarunendu Mapder. Postdoctoral researcher 2018.
  7. Dr Nabil Fadai. Postdoctoral researcher 2018.

Doctor of Philosophy

  1. Dr Katrina Treloar. Doctor of Philosophy. 2012-2015. Mathematical models for collective cell spreading. After graduation Katrina took up a position at Suncorp bank.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Oleksii (Alex) Matsiaka. Doctor of Philosophy. 2015-present. Multiscale modelling of collective cell spreading.
  7. David Warne. Doctor of Philosophy. 2015-present. Computational inference for chemical reaction networks.
  8. Sean Vittadello. Doctor of Philosophy. 2016-present. Parameterising discrete mathematical models of three-dimensional melanoma spheroids.
  9. Anudeep Surendran. Doctor of Philosophy. 2017-present. Mathematical models of three-dimensional cell migration in living tissues.
  10. Alexander Browning. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. New insights into medicine and material science using mathematical modelling.
  11. Jesse Sharp. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mathematical models for collective cell migration and antibiotic resistance.
  12. Ryan Murphy. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mechanical models of collective cell invasion.
  13. Yifei Li. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Nonlinear diffusion and singular perturbation techniques.
  14. Maud El-Hachem. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Reformulating mathematical models of cell invasion as moving boundary problems.
  15. Giuseppe (Pepe) Jordao. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mathematical model selection for the analysis of experimental data from three-dimensional tumour spheroid assays.
  16. Jacob Ryan. Doctor of Philosophy. 2019-present. Time scales of diffusion in realistic environments with complex geometries and spatial heterogeneity.

Master of Philosophy

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Tamara Tambyah. Master of Philosophy. 2019-present. Continuum limit analysis of the cellular Potts model.
  4. Solene Hegarty-Cramer. Master of Philosophy. 2019-present. Spatial control and cell guidance in evolving biological tissues.