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. Maud is the recpient of the 2021 AustMS WIMSIG Maryam Mirzakhani Award.
  3. Mr Yifei Li. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. The role of nonlinear diffusion in mathematical biology.
  4. Mr Ryan Murphy. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mechanical models of collective cell invasion.
  5. Mr Jesse Sharp. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mathematical models for collective cell migration and antibiotic resistance.
  6. Mr Alexander (Alex) Browning. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. New insights into medicine and material science using mathematical modelling.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Dr David Warne. Doctor of Philosophy. 2015-2019. Computational inference in mathematical biology: methodological developments and applications. David won an outsanding thesis award. This means that his thesis was ranked in the top 5% QUT PhD theses in 2020. After graduation David took up a position as a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Dr Wang Jin. Doctor of Philosophy. 2014-2017. Investigating the reproducibility of in vitro cell biology assays using mathematical models. Jin won an outsanding thesis award. This means that this thesis was ranked in the top 5% QUT PhD theses in 2017. After graduation Jin took up a position as a research fellow at Queensland University of Technology.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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 Jonah Klowss. Master of Philosophy. 2020-present. Mathematical models of 4D tumour spheroids.
  3. Mr Michael Carr. Master of Philosophy. 2020-2021. Estimating parameters of a stochastic cell invasion model with fluorescent cell cycle labelling using Approximate Bayesian Computation. After graduation Michael took up a position as a data analyst with RACQ.
  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.