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and challenges you to learn new things and develop skills to
solve unexpected problems.”

Tobin South, The University of Adelaide

Research Projects

VRS research reports & student blogs are available for download via the student profiles. Please click on the links below under ‘Details’ to view student biographies and project abstracts.

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The VRS reports and blogs are written and proofed by individual authors and supervisors. Any of the opinions or work presented in these reports and blogs belong to the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute or any of its staff.

Past Projects

2021/22

VRS Research Reports & Student Blogs are available for download via the Student Profile. Please click on the arrow under Details to view the Student Biography and Project Abstract.

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UNIVERSITY STUDENT SUPERVISOR(S) PROJECT DETAILS
Australian National University Olin Gao Vigleik Angeltveit Stable Homotopy Theory and the Adams Spectral Sequence https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/olin-gao/
Curtin University Zachary Tindale Mark Hayes Comparing Efficient Portfolios of Australian Shares Using Different Risk Measures https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/zachary-tindale/
Edith Cowan University Paimoe Tapsell Zulqarnain Gilani & Erchuan Zhang Using Dense Correspondence Between 3D Morphable Faces to Determine Expression https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/paimoe-tapsell/
Flinders University Cecilia Andersson Greg Falzon Deconvolving the Rocking Curve: Non-Parametric Wavelet Approaches to Phase-Contrast Imaging https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/cecilia-andersson/
Flinders University Jamie Keegan-Treloar Iwan Jensen Cellular Automata Traffic Analysis of Simple Road Networks https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jamie-keegan-treloar/
La Trobe University Adam Bilchouris Andriy Olenko Hybrid Non-Linear Statistical Methods with Applications to Modelling House Prices https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/adam-bilchouris/
La Trobe University Adam Brown-Sarre Mumtaz Hussain Improving Dirichlet's Theorem https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/adam-brown-sarre/
Macquarie University Ben Martin Georgy Sofronov Optimal Strategies in Sequential Selection Problems https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/ben-martin/
Macquarie University Patrick Daley Christopher Lustri & Georgy Sofronov Optimal Stopping Differential Equations https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/patrick-daley/
Monash University Emma McQuire Daniel Mathews & Jian He Knots and Combinatorics https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/emma-mcquire/
Monash University Huan Chen Kais Hamza & Andrea Collevecchio Random Walks (Generic) and Their Applications https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/huan-chen/
Monash University Peter Gill Santiago Acevedo Cocyclic Generalised Hadamard Matrices https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/peter-gill/
Monash University Preet Patel Gregory Markowsky & Zihua Guo Complex Analytic Aspects of Differential Equations https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/preet-patel/
Monash University Pu Ti Dai Gregory Markowsky & Kaustav Das Properties of Brownian Motion https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/pu-ti-dai/
Monash University Thanh Dat Tran Tiangang Cui Computational (Optimal) Transport for Domain Adaptation https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/thanh-dat-tran/
Queensland University of Technology Geneva Birtles Adrianne Jenner Spatial Modelling of Lesion Development Informed by Multiple Sclerosis Patient MRIs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/geneva-birtles/
Queensland University of Technology Joshua Roebuck Matthew Simpson & Scott McCue Mean Exit Time for Diffusion on Irregular Domains https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/joshua-roebuck/
Queensland University of Technology Luke Filippini Elliot Carr Parameterising Heat Diffusion Equations in 2D/3D Geometries https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/luke-filippini/
RMIT University Nayani Ranasinghe Asha Rao & Sevvandi Kandanaarachchi Statistical Methodologies for Temporal Networks https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/nayani-ranasinghe/
The University of Adelaide Sami Salem Sanjeeva Balasuriya Applicability of Discrete Fourier Transforms in Denoising Images https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/sami-salem/
The University of Adelaide Tyson Rowe Lewis Mitchell A Large-Scale Text Analysis of Australian TV Media https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/tyson-rowe/
The University of Melbourne David Chen Nathan Ross Properties of Random Network Models https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/david-chen/
The University of Melbourne Hannah Perry Kate Smith-Miles Optimising the Image Mosaicing of Visual Representations of Functions https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/hannah-perry/
The University of Melbourne Kate Zhang Nathan Ross Long-Term Behaviour of Ranking-Based Polya Urn Models https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/kate-zhang/
The University of Melbourne Miles Koumouris Paul Norbury Super Curves https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/miles-koumouris/
The University of Melbourne Minyuan Li Sophie Hautphenne A Computational Approach to Population-Size-Dependent Branching Processes https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/minyuan-li/
The University of Melbourne Muhammad Haris Rao Yaping Yang & Arun Ram The Representation Theory of Hecke Algebras Through the Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov Functor https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/muhammad-haris-rao/
The University of Melbourne Yifan Guo Ting Xue & Arun Ram KZ-Functor for Rational Cherednik Algebras https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/yifan-guo/
The University of Melbourne Yuxin Yan Heejung Shim Multi-Scale Poisson Process Approaches for Analysis Of Paired-End High-Throughput Sequencing Data https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/yuxin-yan/
The University of New South Wales Daniel Dunmore Arnaud Brothier C*-Algebras of Discrete Groups https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/daniel-dunmore/
The University of New South Wales Jovana Kolar Thomas Britz On the Sums of Möbius Function Values of a Finite Poset https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jovana-kolar/
The University of Newcastle Ellen Lu Karen Livesey Analytic Theory for Magnetic Skyrmions https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/ellen-lu/
The University of Queensland Adam Thompson Ramiro Lafuente Bach Flow on Non-Product Homogeneous 4-Manifolds https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/adam-thompson/
The University of Queensland Jaco van Tonder Ramiro Lafuente & Timothy Buttsworth Special Solutions to the Ricci Flow on 4-Dimensional Principal Bundles https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jaco-van-tonder/
The University of Queensland Jesse Woods Gabriele Tartaglino Mazzucchelli A New Weyl Multiplet for 6D N=1 Conformal Supergravity https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jesse-woods/
The University of Queensland Kyle Macaskill Alan Huang Semi-Parametric Time-Series Models: Computation and Simulation https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/kyle-macaskill/
The University of Queensland Patrick Donovan Timothy Buttsworth Uniqueness of Einstein Metrics https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/patrick-donovan/
The University of Sydney Georgio Hawi Alexander Fish Polynomial Method in Additive Combinatorics: Extension of CAP Sets Problem to More Than Three Points https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/georgio-hawi/
The University of Sydney Jonathan Skelton Holger Dullin The 3-Body Problem in 4 Dimensions https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jonathan-skelton/
The University of Sydney Rajan Shankar Jonathan Spreer Towards a Uniform Sampling Procedure for Abstract Triangulations of Surfaces https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/rajan-shankar/
The University of Western Australia Daniel Claassen Thomas Stemler Extreme Events and Critical Fluctuations in Generated Time Series Data https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/daniel-claassen/
The University of Western Australia Liuhao Yu Serena Dipierro The Dirichlet Problem in the Light of Capacity Theory https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/liuhao-yu/
The University of Western Australia Sophie Giraudo Inge Koch Statistical Analysis of Complex Proteomics Mass Spectrometry Data https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/sophie-giraudo/
University of South Australia Hanyi Wang John Boland & Sleiman Farah Infilling Missing Data in Time Series https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/hanyi-wang/
University of South Australia Shurui Yi John Boland & Guna Hewa Climate Variable Trends in South Australia https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/shurui-yi/
University of Technology Sydney Aden Northcote Murray Elder Geodesic Growth Function of a Virtually Heisenberg Group https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/aden-northcote/
University of Technology Sydney Mark Youssef Matias Quiroz Bayesian Estimation of Stationary Time Series Models with Exogenous Inputs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/mark-youssef/
University of Wollongong Jamie Bell Adam Rennie & Alexander Mundey Curvature and Topology https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jamie-bell/
University of Wollongong Jeremy Sterjovski Xiaoping Lu How Is American Option Optimal Price Affected by Transaction Costs? https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jeremy-sterjovski/
University of Wollongong Michael Kaminski Andrew Zammit-Mangion Data Assimilation for Korteweg-De Vries Equations https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/michael-kaminski/
University of Wollongong Patrick Gillen Ning Wang Optimal Insurance Contract from a Principal-Agent Perspective https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/patrick-gillen/
2020/21

VRS Research Reports & Student Blogs are available for download via the Student Profile. Please click on the arrow under Details to view the Student Biography and Project Abstract.

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University Student Supervisor(s) Project Title Details
Australian National University Iulian Pavel Stoilescu Associate Professor James Borger Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry of Curves https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/pavel-stoilescu/
Australian National University Nicholas Bermingham Dr Vanessa Robins Entangled Structures https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/nick-bermingham/
Curtin University Ponpot Jartnillaphand Dr Hoa Bui Pallet-Packing Vehicle Routing Problem https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/ponpot-jartnillaphand/
Deakin University Bob La Dr Julien Ugon Piecewise Rational Approximation https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/bob-la/
Flinders University Susanna Grigson Associate Professor Vladimir Ejov, Professor Robert Edwards & Professor Jim Mitchell Hierarchical Classification of Protein Sequences https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/susanna-grigson/
La Trobe University Nauvoo Perez Dr Hien Duy Nguyen Predicting Relapse in Colorectal Cancer Patients Using Feature Extraction https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/nauvoo-perez/
La Trobe University Kristian Caracciolo Dr Joel Miller Control Strategies for a Superspreading Virus at Very Low Prevalence https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/kristian-caracciolo/
Macquarie University Peter (Hoang Nhat Huy) Nguyen Dr Georgy Sofronov & Dr Houying Zhu Efficient Estimation of Risk Measures Using Monte Carlo Methods https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/peter-nguyen/
Macquarie University Ashley (Yannan) Lin Dr Georgy Sofronov & Dr Chong It Tan Exploring Exotic Probability Theory https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/ashley-lin/
Macquarie University Gaurangi Gupta Dr Georgy Sofronov & Dr Nan Zou When Does Machine Learning Work in Time Series Forecasting? https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/gaurangi-gupta/
Monash University Jacob Vandenberg Professor Santiago Badia & Dr Alberto Martin Performance of Multiscale Finite Element Methods https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jacob-vandenberg/
Monash University Jiayu Li Associate Professor Andrea Collevecchio & Associate Professor Kais Hamza The Percolation on Cellular Automata https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jiayu-li/
Monash University Aram Perez Dr Tim Garoni Limit Theorems for the Curie-Weiss Model https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/aram-perez/
Murdoch University Monica Seeber Associate Professor Gerd Schroeder-Turk Accuracy and Limits of Nodal Surface Approximations of the Lonsdaleit Minimal Surface https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/monica-seeber/
Queensland University of Technology Jack Powers Associate Professor Paul Corry Optimisation of Surgical Waiting List Management https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jack-powers/
Queensland University of Technology Abhishek Varghese Professor Christopher Drovandi Adaptive Tolerance Selection for SMC ABC https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/abhishek-varghese/
Queensland University of Technology Montana Wickens Associate Professor Michael Bode Optimal Control of Translocation Strategies for Threatened Australian Mammals https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/montana-wickens/
RMIT University Angus Walsh Associate Professor Nicolas Menicucci Entanglement Harvesting in Flat Spacetime https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/angus-walsh/
RMIT University Cameron Mclaren Dr Arathi Arakala Studying the Human Mobility Patterns in Victoria Pre- and Post-COVID-19 https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/cameron-mclaren/
RMIT University Eamonn Kashyap Associate Professor Marc Demange Online Colouring Overlap Graphs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/eamonn-kashyap/
Swinburne University of Technology Joshua Rogers Dr Nathan Clisby Accurate Multi-Gas Emissions Equivalence Modelling of Greenhouse Gases https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/joshua-rogers/
Swinburne University of Technology Ngoc Phuong Van Nguyen Associate Professor Tonghua Zhang Mathematical Modelling of Harmful Algal Blooms https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/ngoc-phuong-van-nguyen/
The University of Adelaide Liam Blake Associate Professor Sanjeeva Balasuriya Improving Clustering Techniques for Identifying Lagrangian Coherent Structures https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/liam-blake/
The University of Adelaide Bridget Smart Dr Lewis Mitchell Understanding How Influence Affects Information Flow in Online Social Networks https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/bridget-smart/
The University of Melbourne Meg Tully Dr Jennifer Flegg & Dr Sophie Zaloumis Statistical Modelling of Malaria Parasite Clearance https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/meg-tully/
The University of Melbourne Ashley Hanson Dr Mark Fackrell The Price of Anarchy, the Price of Stability, and the Price of Communication in Interacting Intensive Care Units https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/ashley-hanson/
The University of Melbourne Michael Law Dr Thomas Quella Topological Phases in Quantum Systems with Quantum Group Symmetries https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/michael-law/
The University of Melbourne Gyu Hwan Park Dr Heejung Shim Variational Inference for Bayesian Nonnegative Matrix Factorisation https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/gyu-hwan-park/
The University of Melbourne Rebecca Rasmussen Professor Barry Hughes What Kind of Random Walk are These Biological Cells Doing? https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/rebecca-rasmussen/
The University of Melbourne MohammadSaleh Naghdi Dr Charles Hill & Dr Thomas Quella Quantum Boltzmann Machines: An Investigation https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/saleh-naghdi/
UNSW Tiana Tsang Ung Dr Thomas Britz Computational Searches for Combinatorial Designs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/tiana-tsang-ung/
UNSW Juan Avila Molina Dr Vera Roshchina Finding the Body of Minimal Resistance https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/juan-avila-molina/
UNSW Sona Reddy Dr Vera Roshchina & Vinesha Peiris Distribution of Maximal and Minimal Deviation in Multivariate Chebyshev Approximation Problem https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/sona-reddy/
The University of Newcastle Cameron Shaw-Carmody Professor Florian Breuer Experimental Number Theory with Sage https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/cameron-shaw-carmody/
The University of Newcastle Bowen Parnell Dr Hamish Waterer Lot Sizing on a Cycle https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/bowen-parnell/
The University of Queensland Wilson Lorensyah Dr Alan Huang Robust Adjustments to Random Effects Models for Dispersed Counts https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/wilson-lorensyah/
The University of Queensland Marcus Flook Dr Artem Pulemotov Naturally Reductive Metrics on Homogeneous Spaces https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/marcus-flook/
The University of Queensland Benjamin Solomon Dr Travis Scrimshaw Super Box-Ball Systems https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/benjamin-solomon/
The University of Sydney Elizabeth Rose Dr Robert Marangell Incorporating Spatio-Temporal Convection Effects in Classical Snowball Earth Models https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/elizabeth-rose/
The University of Sydney Dibyendu Roy Dr Alexander Fish The Polynomial Method in Additive Combinatorics https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/dibyendu-roy/
The University of Sydney Andrew Rajchert Dr Alexander Fish & Associate Professor Dzmitry Badziahin Glasner Property for (Semi-)Group Actions https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/andrew-rajchert/
The University of Sydney Youheng Yao Professor Stephan Tillmann Representation Varieties of Once-Punctured Torus Bundles https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/youheng-yao/
The University of Western Australia Jack Mulqueeney Dr Thomas Stemler & Dr Thomas Jüngling Stochastic Modelling of Deterministic Time Series https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jack-mulqueeney/
The University of Western Australia Joshua Crawford Professor Luchezar Stoyanov Inverse Scattering in the Recovery of a Single Concave and a Finite Union of Disjoint Convex Obstacles https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/joshua-crawford/
The University of Western Australia Luke Thomas Associate Professor Leandro Magnusson & Professor Inge Koch The Robustness of Limited Dependent Variable Modles to Misspecification https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/luke-thomas/
University of South Australia Benjamin Babu Dr Bronwyn Hajek & Associate Professor Marta Krasowska Nanoscale Sessile Droplets Shape Prediction Comparison Between Theory and Experiment https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/benjamin-babu/
University of Technology Sydney John Cu Professor Murray Elder Length of Embedded Circuits in Geodetic Graphs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/john-cu/
University of Wollongong Alex Paviour Associate Professor Adam Rennie & Dr Alexander Mundey Facts Are Relative https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/alex-paviour/
University of Wollongong Tianze Wei Associate Professor Mark Nelson The Effect of Population Heterogeneity on the Spread of Contagious Diseases https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/tianze-wei/
Western Sydney University Anthony Warwick Professor Roozbeh Hazrat Order Ideal Relations and Structural Properties of Leavitt Path Algebras https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/anthony-warwick/
2019/20

VRS Research Reports & Student Blogs are available for download via the Student Profile. Please click on the arrow under Details to view the Student Biography and Project Abstract.

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University Student Supervisor(s) Project Title Details
Australian National University James Morgan Dr Vigleik Angeltveit Model Categories https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/james-morgan/
Deakin University Duong Thuy Dung Le Dr Dhananjay Thiruvady,
Dr Sergey Polyakovskiy
Advanced Solution Techniques to Multi-Component Optimisation Problems https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/duong-thuy-dung-le/
La Trobe University Julian Ceddia Dr Anja Slim,
Dr Joel Miller
Bouncing Balls on Tables Vibrating With Two Frequencies https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/julian-ceddia/
La Trobe University Daniel Roberts Dr Joel Miller Ethical Considerations in Vaccine Hesitancy https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/daniel-roberts/
La Trobe University Aidan Brohm Dr Grant Cairns,
Dr Yuri Nikolayevsky
Escher Configurations on Triangles https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/aidan-brohm/
La Trobe University Grace Klimek Dr Tomasz Kowalski
Dr Chris Taylor
Conway's Tiling Groups https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/grace-klimek/
La Trobe University An Ky Duy Nguyen Dr Yuri Nikolayevsky Stability of Geodesics on Three-Dimensional Lie Groups https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/an-ky-duy-nguyen/
Macquarie University Matthew Hanna Dr Georgy Sofronov Optimising Probability Inequalities and its Theoretical Implications https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/matthew-hanna/
Monash University Baihe Zhang Dr Andrea Collevecchio The Geometry of Nash Equilibria https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/baihe-zhang/
Monash University Connor Mallon Dr David Lee,
Professor Santiago Badia
Numerical Simulation of Pressure Drops from Patient-Specific 4D MRIs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/connor-mallon/
Monash University Jia Jia Qian Dr Julie Clutterbuck Recent Progress in Planar Curves https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jia-jia-qian/
Monash University Will Veenman Professor Nick Wormald Determining the Metric Dimension of Random Regular Graphs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/will-veenman/
Murdoch University George Malone Dr Alethea Rea,
Professor Brenton Clarke
Monte Carlo Simulation Comparing Maximum Likelihood and L2 Estimates for ACTH Levels in Equids (Horses) https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/george-malone/
Murdoch University Louise Branch-Smith Associate Professor Nicola Armstrong Getting the Most Out of Electropherograms https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/louise-branch-smith/
Queensland University of Technology Caren Rattray Associate Professor Michael Bode The Perverse Incentives of Strong Enforcement https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/caren-rattray/
Queensland University of Technology Jonah Klowss Dr Elliot Carr Finite Transition Times for Diffusion-Decay Problems https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jonah-klowss/
Queensland University of Technology Joshua Wilson Dr Elliot Carr,
Professor Timothy Moroney
Computational Modelling Using Exponential Integrators https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/joshua-wilson/
Queensland University of Technology Michael Carr Assistant Professor Chris Drovandi,
Professor Matthew Simpson
Advanced Bayesian Statistical Inference Methods for Simulation-Based models in Cell Biology https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/michael-carr/
Queensland University of Technology Reuben Hill Dr Pascal Buenzli Modelling of Tissue Formation on 3D-printed Scaffolds https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/reuben-hill/
Queensland University of Technology Stefano Giannini Associate Professor Petrus Heijster Multi-Pulse Solutions in a Generalised Fitzhugh-Nagumo Model https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/stefano-giannini/
RMIT University Lucky Antonopoulos Dr Nicolas Menicucci Continuous-Variable Wigner Representation of Gottesman-Kitaev-Preskill-Encoded Quidits https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/lucky-antonopoulos/
RMIT University Bayan Khalili Dr Alice Johnstone Comparison of Pre-Processing Normalisation Techniques Used in the Bioinformatic Analyses of RNA-Seq Data https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/bayan-khalili/
RMIT University Stephanie Fuser Associate Professor Stephen Davis Global Sensitivity Analysis of a Model for Cyprinid Herpes Virus 3 as a Biocontrol Agent of Common Carp https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/stephanie-fuser/
Swinburne University of Technology Holly Casey Associate Professor Federico Frascoli Understanding the Mechanisms of Fate Determination during T Cell Development: A Mathematical Model https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/holly-casey/
The University of Adelaide Yuchen Jiang Professor Finnur Larusson Exploring Toposes https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/yuchen-jiang/
The University of Adelaide Christina Tait Dr Jonathan Tuke Association Network of World War One Primary Sources https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/christina-tait/
The University of Adelaide Eunice Blessica Yuwono Dr Edward Green,
Dr Emily Hackett-Jones
Mathematical Modelling of Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/eunice-blessica-yuwono/
The University of Adelaide Jesse Tonkin Dr Barry Cox,
Dr Mike Chen
3D printing for Biofabrication https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jesse-tonkin/
The University of Adelaide Lin Jiang Dr Edward Green,
Dr Mike Chen
Fixing Sore Knees: Mechanics of Artificial Cartilage https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/lin-jiang/
The University of Adelaide Megan Crossing Professor Matthew Roughan Analysis of Information Entropy in Constructed Languages https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/megan-crossing/
The University of Adelaide Sean McGowan Dr Jonathan Tuke,
Dr Mike Chen
PDE Discovery Using Machine Learning https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/sean-mcgowan/
The University of Melbourne Yong See Foo Dr Heejung Shim A Comparison of Bayesian Inference Techniques for Sparse Factor Models https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/yong-see-foo/
The University of Melbourne Kulunu Dharmakeerthi Professor Kate Smith-Miles Generating New Instance Spaces for Stress-Testing Classification Algorithms https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/kulunu-dharmakeerthi/
The University of Melbourne Rohan Hitchcock Dr John Bamberg,
Professor Michael Giudici
Alternative Construction of Groups of Type E6 https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/rohan-hitchcock/
The University of Melbourne Matthew Walker Dr Jesse Collis,
Professor John Sader
Vector Spherical Harmonics and Their Application to Nanoparticles Trapped in an Acoustic Field https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/matthew-walker/
The University of New England Ana Vintila Professor Brenda Vo Study and Application of Concept-Extraction Algorithms in Statistical and Programming Sciences https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/ana-maria-vintila/
The University of New England Nicholas Garrett Dr Matthew Cooper Curve Shortening Flow and Grayson's Theorem https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/nicholas-garrett/
The University of Newcastle Aditya Joshi Professor Brian Alspach,
Professor George Willis,
Associate Professor Jeffrey Hogan
Fourier Analysis on Graphs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/aditya-joshi/
The University of Newcastle Jack Berry Dr Stephan Tornier Groups Acting on Trees Without Involutive Inversions https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jack-berry/
The University of Newcastle Thomas McCarthy McCann Dr Ali Eshragh Nexus Between Randomised Numerical Linear Algebra and Big Time Series Data https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/thomas-mccarthy-mccann/
The University of Newcastle Luke Yerbury Dr Ali Eshragh,
Dr Glen Livingston Jr
A New Algorithm for Analysing Big Time Series Data https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/luke-yerbury/
The University of Newcastle Mikayla Goodwin Dr Robert King Effect Size Measures, Sampling Behaviour and Use Across Fields of Study https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/mikayla-goodwin/
The University of Newcastle Thomas Vandenberg Associate Professor Mike Meylan Bragg Edge Neutron Strain Tomography https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/thomas-vandenberg/
The University of Queensland Jonathan Wilton Professor Dirk Kroese Design of Neural Networks Using Randomised Algorithms https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/jonathan-wilton/
The University of Queensland Nicholas Maurer Associate Professor Tony Roberts Solving 2D Unconditional MFPT Problems with Arbitrary Confining Geometries https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/nicholas-maurer/
The University of Sydney Cameron Eggins Associate Professor Stephan Tillmann Convex Projective Surfaces https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/cameron-eggins/
The University of Sydney Kenneth Guo Dr Zhou Zhou Optimal Exit Times in a Declining Industry https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/kenneth-guo/
The University of Sydney Martin Gossow Professor Georg Gottwald,
Dr Lachlan Smith
Mixing, Twisty Puzzles, and the Fractal Geometry of Piecewise Isometries https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/martin-gossow/
The University of Sydney Samantha Chew Professor Jean Yang Methods Towards Precision Medicine https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/samantha-chew/
The University of Sydney Steven Condell Dr Jonathan Spreer Graph-Encoded Manifolds https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/steven-condell/
The University of Sydney Tony Wang Dr Nathan Brownlowe,
Dr Zahra Afsar
C?-Algebras of Self-Similar Groupoid Actions on Higher Rank Graphs https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/tony-wang/
The University of Sydney Yee Chin Dr Nathan Brownlowe Compact Quantum Groups https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/yee-chin/
The University of Western Australia David Perrella Professor Luchezar Stoyanov Inner Product Spaces on Subsets of the Powerset of Riemannian Manifolds https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/david-perrella/
The University of Western Australia Timothy Chapman Professor Inge Koch Feature Extraction of Wheat Data from Genotypes and Peptide Sequences https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/timothy-chapman/
The University of Western Australia David Adams Professor Enrico Valdinoci Can Machines Learn Like Fish? An Application of Simulated Multi-Timescale Nexting https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/david-adams/
The University of Western Australia Aaron Jenkins Professor Michael Giudici Understanding and Exploring Skew Morphisms https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/aaron-jenkins/
The University of Western Australia Luke Robinson Professor Snezhana Abarzhi Interface Stability and Interplay of Surface Tension and Inertial Stabilisation Mechanisms https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/luke-robinson/
University of South Australia Zhou Dai Professor Jiuyong Li Study of Causal Inference Techniques for Data-Driven Personalised Decision-Making https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/zhou-dai/
University of Tasmania Alex Oakley Professor Anya Reading,
Professor Larry Forbes
Appraisal of Machine Learning Evaluation Techniques in the Context of Glacier-Generated Events https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/alex-oakley/
University of Technology Sydney Alexander Hiller Professor Anthony Dooley Harmonic Analysis on Lie Groups and Applications to Optical Communications https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/alexander-hiller/
University of Technology Sydney Rory Jacques Professor Anthony Dooley Lie Symmetries of Stochastic Differential Equations https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/rory-jacques/
University of Wollongong Amelia Lee Dr Ben Whale A Computational Approach to the Conjugacy Problem https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/amelia-lee/
University of Wollongong Dion Nikolic Professor Aidan Sims,
Professor Glen Wheeler
Fredholm Operators and Differential Equations https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/dion-nikolic/
University of Wollongong Dean Noble Professor Glen Wheeler Nonlinear Galerkin Methods https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/dean-noble/
University of Wollongong Dylan Green Dr Maureen Edwards Compactly Supported Solutions Through Symmetries https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/dylan-green/
Western Sydney University Daniel Stratti Dr Laurence Park Rank Embeddings for Detecting Ranking Outliers https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile/daniel-stratti/
2018/19

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The University of Adelaide Alexander Lai De Oliveira
Professor Finnur Larusson
Schemes and Their Functors of Points https://vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-alexander-lai-de-oliveira/
The University of Adelaide James McCusker Dr Thomas Leistner
Quarternions and Octonions vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-james-mccusker/
The University of Adelaide John Davey Dr Lewis Mitchell Do the Rich get Richer on Reddit?
vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-john-davey/
The University of Adelaide Scott Carnie-Bronca Dr Giang Nguyen A Markov-Chain-Based Investigation into Renewable Energy Storage in South Australia vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-scott-carnie-bronca/
The University of Adelaide William Abbottt Dr Giang Nguyen Modelling Wind Farm Power Output Using Hidden Markov Models and its Implications for
South Australian Wind Farms
vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-william-abbott/
The Australian National University Alexander Cox Dr Michael Norrish Proof of Calculi Equivalence in the HOL Theorem Prover vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-alexander-cox/
The Australian National University Douglas Coulter Dr Laurence Field Harmonic Functions and Brownian Motion vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-douglas-coulter/
The Australian National University James Martini Professor Steve Roberts Uncertainty Quantification and Aerofoil Simulations vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-james-martini/
The University of Sydney Michael Zhao Associate Professor Stephan Tillmann Trisecting Hyperbolic 4-
Manifolds
vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-michael-zhao/
Deakin University Rudra Kumar Sophie McKenzie, Dr Shaun Bangay Evaluating an Augmented-Reality Experience to Determine Play Strategies vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-rudra-kumar/
La Trobe University Emily Groves Dr Yuri Nikolayevsky, Associate Professor Grant Cairns Drawings of the Complete Graphs K_5 and K_6, and the Complete Bipartite Graph K_{3,3} vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-emily-groves/
La Trobe University Jade Bujeya Dr Toen Castle, Dr Hien Nguyen Chemical Geometry and Topology vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-jade-bujeya/
La Trobe University Kevin Newman Dr Natalie Karavarsamis, Dr Hien Nguyen Is Anybody Home? Modelling Frog Occupancy at the La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-kevin-newman/
La Trobe University Phillip Newbold Dr Natalie Karavarsamis An R Package for Occupancy Model Parameter Estimation Using the Two-Stage Approach vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-phillip-newbold/
Macquarie University Andy Tang Dr Georgy Sofronov Analysis of Chances of Winning in a Poker Game: Combinatorial Probability and the Law of Large Numbers vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-andy-tang/
Macquarie University Hugh Entwistle Dr Georgy Sofronov Rate of Convergence for the Central Limit Theorem vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-hugh-entwistle/
Macquarie University Shay Tobin Dr Frank Valckenborgh The Geometric and Probabilistic Structure of Classical Physical Theories vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-shay-tobin/
The University of Melbourne Adrian Hendrawan Putra Dr Marcy Robertson
A Topological Study of the Grothendieck-Teichmüeller Group vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-adrian-hendrawan-putra/
The University of Melbourne Alex Savvinos Professor John Sader Propulsion of Small-Scale Devices in Gas vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-alex-savvinos/
The University of Melbourne Amir Farid Kaveh Professor James McCaw
Modelling the Effect of Multidrug Therapy on the Dynamics of Influenza A Infection in a Human Host vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-amir-farid-kaveh/
The University of Melbourne Jonathon Liu Dr Thomas Wong, Dr Nicholas Beaton Directed Walk Model for Polymer Propagation vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-jonathon-liu/
The University of Melbourne Leo Li Dr Thomas Wong, Dr Nicholas Beaton Polymer Models and Directed Walks vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-leo-li/
The University of Melbourne Somya Mehra Dr Jennifer Flegg, Professor James McCaw Developing a Within-Host Model for Plasmodium Vivax in an Endemic Setting vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-somya-mehra/
The University of Melbourne Stephen Zhang Professor Barry Hughes Multi-Species Exclusion Processes with Motion Persistence vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-stephen-zhang/
The University of Melbourne Tim Kay Professor John Sader, Jesse Collis Hydrodynamic Particle Trapping in Microvortices vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-tim-kay/
Monash University Chang Yu Wang Associate Professor Todd Oliynyk Gravitational Waves: A Mathematical Analysis vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-chang-yu-wang/
Monash University Eliza Jones Dr Anja Slim Dynamics of Compound Droplets vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-eliza-jones/
Monash University Kshitija Vaidya Dr Santiago Barrera Acevedo Cocyclic Hadamard
Matrices
vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-kshitija-vaidya/
Monash University Kyria Wawryk Dr Leo Brewin Precession of the Perihelia in a Schwarzschild Spacetime vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-kyria-wawryk/
Monash University Siksha Sivaramakrishnan Dr Julie Clutterbuck Symmetrisations and Other Rearrangement Inequalities vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-siksha-sivaramakrishnan/
Murdoch University Michelle Gardiner Dr Gerd Schroeder-Turk A Computational Mathematics Study of Disordered Analogues of Triply-Periodic Minimal Surfaces vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-michelle-gardiner/
University of Newcastle Alastair Anderberg Dr David Robertson Random Walks on Derived Graphs vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-alastair-anderberg/
University of Newcastle Chloe Wilkins Dr Bishnu Lamichhane Modelling with Differential Equations vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-chloe-wilkins/
University of Newcastle Max Carter Professor George Willis Free Products of Graphs vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-max-carter/
University of Newcastle Peter Groenhout Professor George Willis, Dr Colin Reid Simple Groups of Infinite Matrices vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-peter-groenhout/
University of Newcastle William Roland-Batty Dr Jeffrey Hogan Fourier Optics, Hermite Functions and Prolates vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-william-roland-batty/
Queensland University of Technology Christyn Wood Dr Elliot Carr Calculating Thermal Diffusivity from Laser Flash Experiments vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-christyn-wood/
Queensland University of Technology Jamie Owen Dr Belinda Spratt Outpatient Scheduling in Public Hospitals vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-jamie-owen/
Queensland University of Technology Kanupriya Agarwal Associate Professor Michael Bode How to Measure a Halo vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-kanupriya-agarwal/
Queensland University of Technology Ryan Watson Dr Elliot Carr Extracting Insight Into Advection-Dispersion Processes Through Moment Analysis vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-ryan-watson/
Queensland University of Technology Solene Hegarty-Cremer Dr Pascal Buenzli, Professor Matthew Simpson A Grid-Based Particle Method for Solving Hyperbolic Curvature Flows vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-solene-hegarty-cremer/
RMIT Daniel Glasson Dr Graham Clarke Cayley Graphs of Finite Semigroups vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-daniel-glasson/
RMIT Daniel Molent Professor Andrew Eberhard Experiments with Trust Regions and the BFGS Method in Nonsmooth Optimisation vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-daniel-molent/
RMIT Genevieve Batten Dr Stephen Davis Mathematical Modelling of the Long-Term Dynamics of Cyprinid Herpes Virus 3 vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-genevieve-batten/
RMIT Guo Feng Anders Yeo Dr Vural Aksakalli Key Phrase Identification and Clustering in Internet Advertising vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-guo-feng-anders-yeo/
RMIT Shidan Liu Dr Laleh Tafakori Predicting Behaviour of Financial Systems Based on a Multivariate GARCH Perspective and Dynamical Network vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-shidan-liu/
The University of Sydney John Su Dr Emi Tanaka Diagnostic Tools for Linear Mixed Models vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-john-su/
The University of Sydney Nicholas Fazio Associate Professor Peter Kim Mathematical Modeling of Mating Strategies among Primates vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-nicholas-fazio/
The University of Sydney Timothy Lapuz Dr Milena Radnovic Modelling of Infectious Diseases vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-timothy-lapuz/
The University of Sydney William Trad Dr Daniel Hauer Powers of Maximal Monotone Operators vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-william-trad/
University of New England Daniel Sykes Professor Gerd Schmalz Rigid Spheres and Algebraically Special Solutions in General Relativity vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-daniel-sykes/
University of New England Mitchell Harris Dr Thomas Kalinowski Convex Hulls of Graphs of Structured Bilinear Functions vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-mitchell-harris/
University of South Australia Maria Kapsis Dr Amie Albrecht Optimal Partitioning of Photovoltaic Cells on a Curved Solar Collector vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-maria kapsis/
University of South Australia Thomas Miller Dr Peng Zhou, Dr Peter Pudney Optimal Cruise Control with Dual Electric Motors vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-thomas-miller/
UNSW Ian Powell Associate Professor Jake Olivier, Dr Maarit Laaksonen Estimating Population Attributable Fractions in the Presence of Competing Risks vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-ian-powell/
UNSW Rumi Salazar Professor Michael Cowling The Shape of a Drum vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-rumi-salazar/
University of Wollongong James Lawless Associate Professor Adam Rennie, Ben Whale Measure Theoretic Definition of Black Hole Area vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-james-lawless/
University of Wollongong Ngoc Lan Chi (Emma) Nguyen Dr Xiaoping Liu Laplace Transform Approach to Pricing Convertible Bonds vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-ngoc-lan-chi-emma-nguyen/
University of Wollongong Theresa O'Brien Associate Professor Mark Nelson A Giggle a Minute: Agent-Based Modelling of Laughter Propagation in an Audience vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-theresa-obrien/
University of Wollongong Vivien Yeung Associate Professor Mark Nelson Baking Cake: A Mathematical Model vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-vivien-yeung/
University of Queensland Gavrilo Sipka Dr Valentin Buciumas Fusion Categories from Representations of Quantum sl(2) at Roots of Unity vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-gavrilo-sipka/
University of Queensland Jackson Ryder Professor Diane Donovan Adoption of Agricultural Technologies in African Countries vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-jackson-ryder/
University of Queensland Jacquie Omnet Dr Chris van der Heide Non-Uniqueness and Singularities in Geometric Partial Differential Equations vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-jacquie-omnet/
University of Queensland Rohin Berichon Dr Ramiro Lafuente Closed Geodesics on Euclidean Homogeneous Spaces vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-rohin-berichon/
University of Technology Sydney Daniel Condon Dr Adel Rahmani Applications of Artificial Neural Networks to Structured Datasets vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-daniel-condon/
University of Technology Sydney Thomas Goodwin Professor Anthony Dooley The Mathematics of Neuron Flows in the Brain vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-thomas-goodwin/
University of Western Australia James Evans Dr John Bamberg The Symmetries of Generalised Polygons vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-james-evans/
Western Sydney University Sajit Gurubacharya Dr Laurence Park Detection of Racism in Social Networks vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-sajit-gurubacharya/
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