Research Grants

Grants Commencing in 2017

Australian Laureate Fellowship

  • F. Sukochev, Breakthrough methods for noncommutative calculus (2017-2022: $2,107,500)

ARC Discovery Grants

  • M. Cowling, Homogeneous metric spaces (2017: 107,000; 2018: 99,000; 2019: 80,000)
  • P. Grossman, D. Evans, M. Izumi, Quadratic fusion categories: a new frontier in subfactor theory (2017: 93,259; 2018: 128,500; 2019: 96,384)
  • I. Shparlinski, Additive combinatorics, arithmetic algebraic geometry and finite fields (2017: 117,000; 2018: 108,000; 2019: 120,000)
  • F. Sukochev, D. Potapov, A. Carey, New methods in spectral geometry (2017: 131,500; 2018: 121,500; 2019: 135,000)
  • J. Brown, L. Bilston, J. Charlton, S. Koppel, L. Keay, J. Olivier, Design features critical for correct use of child car restraints (2017-2019: 423,500), through the School of Medical Sciences, UNSW

ARC - DECRA

  • M. Feischl, Optimal adaptivity for uncertainty quantification (2017: 103,903; 2018:103,803; 2019:106,258)

ARC Future Fellowships

  • S. Sisson, Frontiers in Data Science:  Analysing Distribution as Data (2017-2021: $1,001,192)

Cancer Australia

  • R. O'Brien, G. Froyland, J. Booth, P. Bannon, F. Hegi-Johnson, High Precision Radiotherapy: Dual Cardiac and Respiratory Motion Management (2017-2019: $597,000) through University of Sydney

UNSW Goldstar Award

  • I.H. Sloan, Q.T. Le Gia, Uncertainty on spheres and shells: mathematics and methods for applications
  • J. Dick, Modern techniques in quasi-Monte Carlo theory and computation
  • J. Du, Presenting and extending Hecke endomorphism algebra
  • V. Jeyakumar, G. Li, C. Thai Doan, Numerically Certifiable Mathematics for Multi-Extremal Global Optimization
  • M. Holzer, Revealing changes in Southern Ocean ventilation: New fundamental approaches

Other Grants

  • G. Froyland, Robust detection and prediction of coherent structures in geophysical, physical, and chemical systems, Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme (2017-2018: 24,000)
  • P. Straka, How to predict extremes when events occur in bursts, Australia-Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme (2017: 5,300)

NHMRC Project Grants

  • S. Turville, T. Hope, A. Vallely, D. MacLaren, A. Carr, J. Murray, C. Liu, Resolving Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) transmission (2017-2019: 745,213)

 

Grants Commencing in 2016

ARC Discovery Grants

  • S. Penev, P. Shevchenko, Frontiers in inference about risk (2016: 113,600; 2017: 110,100; 2018: 120,000
  • S. Sisson, D. Nott, Frontiers in Bayesian methods for computationally intractable models (2016: 117,400; 2017:144,600; 2018:142,000)
  • T. Tran, B. Goldys, Z Brzezniak, A. Prohl, E. Stephan, S. Meddahi, Novel approaches for problems with uncertainties (2016: 116,600; 2017: 110,100; 2018: 120,000)
  • J. Westbrook, J. Braithwaite, W. Dunsmuir, The nature and consequences of interruptions and multi-tasking (2016 – 2018: 462,628), through Macquarie University

ARC Linkage

  • I. Jonsen, R. Harcourt, I. Suthers, M. Roughan, M. Doblin, D. Slip, M. Cox, Resolving the warming East Australia Current’s impact on a marine food web (2016: $54,800; 2017: $80,589; 2018: $78,056), through Macquarie University

ARC Future Fellowships

  • D. Harvey, Counting points on algebraic surfaces (2016: 99,573; 2017: 200, 419; 2018: 201,789; 2019: 202,109; 2020: 101,166)

ARC - DECRA

  • P. Straka, Predicting extremes when events occur in bursts (2016: 98,112; 2017: 98,112; 2018: 98,112)

UNSW Goldstar Award

  • J. Franklin, Resolving the puzzles of probability: by Aristotelian realist philosophy
  • I. Shparlinski, Additive combinatorics, algebraic geometry and finite fields

Faculty Silverstar Award

  • M. Roughan, S. Keating, Unveiling the submesoscale ocean using super-resolved satellite observations 
  • M. Holzer, Revealing changes in Southern Ocean ventilation: New fundamental approaches
  • B. Henry (& P. Reece, Physics), Stochastic Resonance in Sub-diffusive Media: Theory and Experiment
  • P. Grossman, Quadraticfusion categories: a new frontier in subfactor theory

Early Career Research Grants

  • Z. Botev, Perfect simulation in the Bayesian LASSO model ($8,365)
  • L. Li, Parametrix expansion for density of stopping times ($6,238)
  • A. Ostafe, Algebraic dynamical systems in positive characteristic ($8,364)
  • P. Straka, How to predict extremes when events occur in bursts ($7,238)

Faculty Research Grants

  • C. Angstmann, Mathematical modelling of sub-diffusion and morphology of archael cells ($5,000)
  • M. Banner, Space-time properties of steep and breaking ocean waves ($5,000)
  • L. Chan, Pricing of long dated equity-linked life insurance contracts ($5,000)
  • F. Chen, New models and inference methologies for analysis of sequences of repeated events ($5,000)
  • A. Coster, GLUT4 translocation: mathematics of insulin control ($11,000)
  • I. Doust, Combinatorial optimization in distance geometry ($7,000)
  • J. Du, A finite dimensional approach to quantum supergroups ($7,000)
  • G. Geenens, Novel nonparametric copula-density-based techniques for better statistical analyses ($6,000)
  • V. Jeyakumar, Numerically certifiable mathematics for global optimization ($5,000)
  • J. Kress, Symmetries, superintegrability, and conformal geometry ($6,000)
  • Q. Le Gia, Spheres, Hyperspheres and Spherical Shells: Approximations and Applications ($11,000)
  • G. Li, First-order methods for solving structured large-scale nonsmooth and nonconvex optimization problems: when optimization meets big data ($8,000)
  • H. Lian, Structure discovery and variable selection in semiparametric models ($7,500)
  • S. McNamara, Mathematical modelling of sub-diffusion and morphology of archael cells ($5,000)
  • J. Murray, determining the combination of HIV therapeutics to best achieve eradication ($5,000)
  • J. Olivier, Effect sizes for measures of risk in epidemiology and transformations to other effect sizes ($5,200)
  • M. Voineagu, Equivariant motivic invariants and equivariant K-theory ($6,000)

Other Grants

  • J. Olivier, Systematic review of the impact of bicycle helmet use and legislation on cycling injury and participation, Swedish Transport Administration (2016-2017: 179,080)

 

 

Grants Commencing in 2015

Australian Laureate Fellowship

  • T. McDougall, Ocean mixing processes and innovation in oceanographic models (2015:$287,967; 2016: $570,132.50; 2017: $565,923.00; 2018:$559,195.00; 2019: $531,327.00; 2020:$255,889.50)

ARC Discovery Grants

  • J. Dick, F. Kuo, I. H. Sloan, B. Giles, M. Griebel, Quantifying uncertainty: Innovations in high dimensional computation (2015: $140,000; 2016: $115,100; 2017: $120,000)
  • G. Froyland, M. Dellnitz, O. Junge, A. Quas, Discovery and tracking of coherent structures in geophysical flows (2015: $85,000; 2016: $81,500; 2017: $85,000)
  • D. M. Harvey, Fast algorithms for zeta functions of algebraic varieties, (2015: $110,000; 2016: $105,500; 2017: $110,000)
  • F. Sukochev, D. Potapov, J. J. Dykema, Schur decompositions  and related problems in operator theory (2015: $127,000; 2016 $121,800; 2017: $130,000; 2018: $130,000)
  • D. I. Warton, Advances in biodiversity modelling and analysis of high-dimensional counts (2015; $100,000; 2016: $95,900; 2017: $100,000)

ARC Linkage

  • M. Roughan, A. Jeff, G. Liggins, M. Coleman, A unique integrated approach to predicting fisheries recruitment (2015: $45,000; 2016: $95,000; 2017: $110,000; 2018: $60,000)
  • D. Keith, S. Phinn, R. Elith, D. Warton, D. Connolly, Advancing vegetation classification and mapping to meet conservation needs(2015: $72,331; 2016: $178,128.50; 2017: $205,797.50; 2018: $100,000)

ARC - DECRA

  • D. Zanin, A new concept of independence in noncommutative probability theory (2015: $100,000; 2016: $100,000; 2017: $100,000)

Cancer Australia

  • R. O’Brien, G. Froyland, J-J. Sonke, P. Keall, Reducing thoracic imaging dose and improving image quality in radiotherapy treatments (2015-2017: 458,459) through University of Sydney

UNSW Goldstar Award

  • M.L. Banner, A new dimension in quantifying fundamental air sea fluxes ($30,000)
  • A. Coster, Insulin action: the mathematics of metabolism ($30,000)
  • M. Holzer, Revealing the Southern Ocean's changing connection with the atmosphere ($30,000)
  • T. Tran, Novel Approaches for Problems with Uncertainties ($30,000)

Faculty Silverstar Award

  • M. Voineagu, Equivariant motivic cohomologies ($25,000)

Early Career Research Grants

  • L. Li, Small time and large strike asymptotic for implied volatility in the Heston model ($6,700)
  • A. Ostafe, Unlikely Intersections in Algebraic Dynamical Systems over Finite Fields ($6,700)
  • P. Straka, Extreme value statistics for unevenly spaced observations ($6,700)
  • J. Wang, An assessment of compulsory cycle helmet legislation in New Zealand ($6,700)
  • J. Wishart, Practical tools for wavelet estimation in multichannel noisy deconvolution models ($6,700)
  • Z. Botev, Can we estimate the volume of irregular polytopes? ($4,980)

Faculty Research Grants

  • C. Angstmann, Anomalous diffusion models for reactions within biological cells ($5,000)
  • T. Britz, Demi-matoids and Tutte polynomials: The next chapter on matroids and codes ($5,000)
  • A. Cai, Mathematical modeling of mitochondria mutations ($5,000)
  • F. Chen, Testing for the existence of excitation effects in recurrent event data ($8,000)
  • P. Del Moral, Advanced Monte Carlo algorithms in Statistics and computational Physics ($5,000)
  • J. Du, Quantum linear and queer superalgebras and their representations ($5,000)
  • Y. Fan, Fast, approximate Bayesian methods for dynamic positron emission tomography ($5,000)
  • G. Geenens, Flexible estimation of multivariate densities combining pair-copula construction and innovative nonparametric assessment of dependence structures ($5,000)
  • V. Jeyakumar, Multiobjective optimization in the face of data uncertainty ($5,000)
  • S. Keating, Unravelling the submesoscale: New methods for deriving enhanced satellite observations of the ocean ($5,000)
  • J. Kress, Applications of the algebraic variety of superintengrable systems ($5,000)
  • Q. Le Gia, Meshless methods for direct and inverse problems on spheres and surfaces ($8,000)
  • G. Li, Splitting methods for nonconvex structured optimization problems:  Convergence Analysis and Applications ($5,000)
  • T. McDougall, Ocean mixing processes: innovation in oceanographic methods ($5,000)
  • S. McNamara, Robustness of biochemical oscillations to intrinsic and extrinsic fluctuations ($5,000)
  • J. Olivier, Improved methods for estimating causal effects from population-based intervention such as mandator helmet legislation and gun use restrictions ($5,000)
  • S. Penev, Frontiers in inference about risk ($5,000)
  • S. Sisson, Statistical methods for very large datasets: Models for approximate data ($5,000)
  • N. Wildberger, Conics and inversions in hyperbolic geometries ($5,000)

 

Grants Commencing in 2014

ARC Discovery Grants

  • M. Cowling, Generalised conformal mappings (2014: $87,380; 2015: $120,000; 2016: $135,000)
  • C.S. Greenhill, B.D. McKay, A new model for random discrete structures: distributions, counting and sampling (2014: $150,000; 2015: $110,000; 2016: $125,000)
  • B.I. Henry, W.C. McLean, K.A. Mustapha, Advanced mathematical modelling and computation of fractional sub-diffusion problems in complex domains (2014: $115,000; 2015: $115,000; 2016: $115,000)
  • J.A. Roberts, R. Quispel, F.W. Nijhoff, A. Hone, New frontiers and advances in discrete integrable systems (2014: $134,000; 2015: $134,000; 2016: $134,000)
  • M. Roughan, P.R. Oke, B. Powell, Advancing dynamical understanding in the east Australian current: Optimizing the ocean observing and prediction effort (2014: $60,000; 2015: $75,000; 2016: $45,000)
  • W.K. Schief, Discrete projective differential geometry: Comprehensive theory and integrable structure (2014: $120,000; 2015: $125,000; 2016: $135,000)
  • F. Sukochev, A.L. Carey, The boundaries of index theory (2014: $120,000; 2015: $120,000; 2016: $125,000)
  • I. Shparlinski, B.P. Mans, New Applications of Additive Combinatorics in Number Theory and Graph Theory (2014: $317,286; 2015: $307,286; 2016: $327,286), through Macquarie University
  • S. Morrison, P. Grossman, V. Jones, Symmetries of subfactors (2014: $120,000; 2015: $110,000; 2016: $130,000), through ANU

ARC - DECRA

  • Z. Botev, Mathematics of importance: The optimal importance sampling algorithm for estimating the probability of a black swan event (2014: $99,590; 2015: $95,690; 2016: $98,240)

Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA)

  • I. Shparlinski 

UNSW Goldstar Award

  • T. McDougall, The ocean's role in climate; quantifying the vertical circulation that is unrelated to the dissipation of energy ($30,000)
  • J. Murray, Operations research methods can identify viral sequence elements associated with significant biological outcomes ($30,000)

Faculty Silverstar Award

  • F. Chen, Novel statistical models and inference methodologies for recurrent event data analysis ($25,000)
  • A. Coster, Insulin control of glucose transporters: a mathematical analysis ($25,000)
  • Y. Fan,