“The VRS project pushes you out of your intellectual comfort zone 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

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 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 Coupled Linear Diffusion 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

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
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/
2017/18

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
The University of Adelaide Rose Crocker Associate Professor Sanjeeva Balasuriya Extracting coherently moving flow structures from fluid flows vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-rose-crocker/
The University of Adelaide Miriam Slattery Dr Giang Nguyen Optimal Animal Foraging in a Two-Dimensional World vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-miriam-slattery/
The University of Adelaide Tobin South Dr Lewis Mitchell, Professor Matthew Roughan Network Analysis of the Spotify Artist Collaboration Graph vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-tobin-south/
The University of Adelaide Michael Ucci Professor Patty Solomon, Associate Professor John Moran Using Meta-Analysis and
Statistical Learning
to Identify Sepsis Biomarkers
vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-michael-ucci/
The University of Adelaide James Beck Professor Patty Solomon A statistical study to validate the ICON-S staging system for a South Australian cohort of patients with HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-james-beck/
The Australian National University Jane Tan Dr Vigleik Angeltveit Spectral sequences in algebraic topology vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-jane-tan/
The Australian National University (The University of Sydney) Edric Wang Associate Professor Scott Morrison Tensor Categories vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-edric-wang/
The Australian National University Dominique Douglas-Smith Associate Professor Barry Croke Nonlinear unit hydrograph models of rainfall-streamflow events for water quality analysis vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-dominique-douglas-smith/
Federation University Tanya Pedersen Dr Diederik Roijers, Dr Dean Webb, Associate Professor Peter Vamplew Determining and Evaluating Bounded Algorithms for MOMAB vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-tanya-pedersen/
La Trobe University Yao Tang Dr Grant Cairns, Dr Yuri Nikolayevsky Algebra and geometry of quandles vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-yao-tang/
La Trobe University Patrick Adams Dr Yuri Nikolayevsky, Dr Grant Cairns Planar Graphic Sequences vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-patrick-adams/
The University of Melbourne Jiangrong Ouyang Dr Sophie Hautphenne Stochastic models for populations with a carrying capacity vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-jiangrong-ouyang/
The University of Melbourne Bing Liu Dr Laleh Tafakori Forecasting of Realised Variance Measure vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-bing-liu/
The University of Melbourne Benjamin Metha Dr Jennifer Flegg Modelling the spread of malaria and antimalarial drug resistance vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-benjamin-metha/
The University of Melbourne Tianhe Xie Professor David Balding, Dr Jennifer Flegg The population history of indigenous Australians: what can the available genetic data tell us? vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-tianhe-xie/
The University of Melbourne Finn McGlade Dr Yaping Yang, Professor Arun Ram Notes on alcove path models and affine Springer fibres vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-finn-mcglade/
Monash University Marcus Pensa Dr Mark Flegg An inverse modified Helmholtz problem for identifying morphogen sources from sliced biomedical image data vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-marcus-pensa/
Monash University Robert Hickingbotham Professor Andreas Ernst Splitting integer linear programs with a Lagrangian axe vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-robert-hickingbotham/
Monash University Sean Malcolm Dr Norman Do Parallelogram polyominoes, partitions and polynomials vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-sean-malcolm/
Monash University Michael Fotopoulos Dr Yann Bernard Functionals of higher-order derivatives of curvature for surfaces vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-michael-fotopoulos/
Monash University Tim Banova Dr Michael Payne Colouring intersection graphs of
complete geometric graphs
vrs.amsi.org.au/student-profile-tim-banova/
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