Heads of School list, Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW

UNSW Sydney was initially established as the University of Technology in 1948, and a Department of Mathematics was formed in 1949, with Geoffrey Bosson appointed Lecturer in Charge of Mathematics.

The School of Mathematics was established in 1951, with Geoffrey Bosson appointed Foundation Professor of Mathematics that year. 

The University was launched under the name "The University of New South Wales" in 1958.

In 2006, the School of Mathematics became the "School of Mathematics and Statistics". 

Succeeding Heads of School, from 1960:

  • Geoffrey Bosson (1960, 1961, 1962)

  • John Marcus Blatt (1963, 1964)

  • Geoffrey Bosson (1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968)

  • Viliam Teodor Buchwald (1968, 1969, 1970, 1971)

  • Abraham Michael Hasofer (1971, 1972)

  • Viliam Teodor Buchwald (1973, 1974)

  • Abraham Michael Hasofer (1974, 1975, 1976)

  • Vilian Teodor Buchwald (1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980)

  • Derek William Robinson (1980, 1981)

  • Gavin Brown (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985)

  • Ian Hugh Sloan (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)

  • Roger Hamilton James Grimshaw (1991)

  • Ian Hugh Sloan (1992, 1993)

  • Colin Eric Sutherland (1994, 1995, 1996)

  • Garth Ian Gaudry (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

  • Michael George Cowling (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)

 

Pictured from top: Ian Hugh Sloan; Anthony Haynes Dooley; Bruce Ian Henry.