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 this 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 (Alex) Browning. Research assistant 2017. After this position Alex commenced a PhD at QUT.
  5. Dr Wang Jin. Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow 2018-present.
  6. Dr Tarunendu Mapder. Postdoctoral researcher 2018-2020. After this position Tarunendu commenced a postdoctoral research position at Indiana University.
  7. 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.

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. 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.
  7. Mr 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.
  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. Mr Anudeep Surendran. Doctor of Philosophy. 2017-2020. Mathematical models of three-dimensional cell migration in living tissues.
  10. Mr Alexander (Alex) Browning. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. New insights into medicine and material science using mathematical modelling.
  11. Mr Jesse Sharp.Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mathematical models for collective cell migration and antibiotic resistance.
  12. Mr Ryan Murphy. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Mechanical models of collective cell invasion.
  13. Mr Yifei Li. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Nonlinear diffusion and singular perturbation techniques.
  14. Ms Maud El-Hachem. Doctor of Philosophy. 2018-present. Reformulating mathematical models of cell invasion as moving boundary problems.

Master of Philosophy

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Ms Tamara Tambyah. Master of Philosophy. 2019-2020. A free boundary mechanobiological model of epithelial tissues.
  4. Ms Solene Hegarty-Cramer. Master of Philosophy. 2019-2020. Spatial control and cell guidance in evolving biological tissues.
  5. Ms Christyn Wood. Master of Philosophy. 2020-present. The role of cell synchronisation in drug delivery.
  6. Mr Jonah Klowss. Master of Philosophy. 2020-present. Mathematical models of 4D tumour spheroids.
  7. Mr Michael Carr. Master of Philosophy. 2020-present. Advanced Bayesian statistical methods for simulation-based models in cell biology.
  8. Ms Kaitlyn Brown. Master of Philosophy. 2020-present. Controlling ecosystem models to determine optimal harvesting strategies.