Research Grants

Grants Commencing in 2017

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)

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, Efficient Monte Carlo methods for Bayesian models: with application to positron emission tomography (PET) image analysis ($25,000)

Early Career Research Grants

  • C. Angstmann, New mathematical model for the effects of anomalous diffusion with reaction on proteins in cells ( $6,000)
  • Z. Botev, With normality is a problem: A reliable method for evaluating the cumulative distribution function of the multivariate normal distribution ($6,000)
  • P. Straka, Stochastic models for anomalous diffusion and wave propagation ($6,000)
  • J. Wang, Application of the geometric process model for injury data in road safety research ($6,000)
  • J. Wishart, Multichannel image wavelet deconvolution with dependence ($6,000)

Faculty Research Grants

  • T. Britz, New directions in the combinatorial investigations of coding theory ($5,000)
  • L. Chan, Derivation of analytical solutions of financial derivatives under the regime switching model ($5,000)
  • D. Combe, Distance-transitive directed graphs and multiplicity-free primitive permutation representations ($5,000)
  • I. Doust, Novel embedding schemes in discrete functional analysis ($5,000)
  • G. Geenens, Flexible estimation of multivariate densities combining pair-copula construction and innovative nonparametric assessment of dependence structures ($7,500)
  • V. Jeyakumar, Semi-algebraic optimization: the challenge of numerically certifiable mathematical analysis on polynomials ($5,000)
  • S. Keating, Radical methods for deriving super-resolved satellite observations of the ocean ($5,000)
  • J. Kress, Superintegrability and conformal geometry ($5,000)
  • Q. Le Gia, Meshless methods for stochastic nonlinear partial differential equations on spheres and surfaces ($7,500)
  • J. Olivier, Causal inference for evidence based policy using comparative interrupted time series ($5,000)
  • S. Penev, Robust inference about risk ($5,000)
  • S. Sisson, New space-time models: Max-stability and beyond ($5,000)
  • N.J. Wildberger, Synergies between Euclidean and hyperbolic geometries ($7,500)

Grants Commencing in 2013

ARC Discovery Grants

  • T. Boecking, A.C. Coster, Single-molecule view of actin-tropomyosin flament dynamics (2013: $107,000; 2014: $107,000; 2015: $107,000)
  • D.S. Chan, Interactions between non-commutative algebra and algebraic geometry, (2013: $105,000; 2014: $105,000; 2015: $105,000)
  • J.M. Murray, B.I. Henry, T.A. Langlands, P J Klasse, Mathematical modelling can provide vital information on the effectiveness and practical implementation of microbicides and vaccines against HIV (2013: $95,000; 2014: $95,000; 2015: $95,000)

ARC Linkage

  • J.M. Murray, G.P. Symonds, Innovative mathematical modelling to determine incorporation of gene therapy in different cell lineages; Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as a model setting (2013: $55,000; 2014: $112,500; 2015: $115,000; 2016: $57,500)

ARC Future Fellowships

  • F.Y. Kuo, Liberating the dimension - frontier technologies for very high dimensional problems, (2013: $105,753.00; 2014: $203,944.50; 2015: $199,910.50; 2016: $193,326.50; 2017: $91,607.50)
  • G. Li, A new optimization approach for tensor extreme eigenvalue problems: Modern techniques for multi-relational data analysis, (2013: $78,110.00; 2014: $155,375.00; 2015: $153,510.00; 2016: $147,775.00; 2017: $71,530.00)

Early Career Research Grants

  • Z. Botev, Adaptive Monte Carlo methods for rare-event probability estimation and Bayesian inference ($5,750)
  • F. Chen, Parametric and semiparametric estimation of Hawkes-type point processes ($5,750)
  • G. Geenens, Nonparametric copula modelling: theory and applications ($5,750)
  • S. Keating (& M. Roughan), Topological, statistical and signal-theoric methods for identifying Lagrangian coherent structures in the east Australian current ($5,750)

Faculty Research Grants

  • A. Cai, Mathematical modeling of bioenergetics in the evolution of cell populations ($4,000)
  • L. Chan, Pricing and calibration of volatility index-related derivatives ($4,000)
  • F. Chen, A novel point process model for recurrent event modelling and its statistical inference ($3,000)
  • I. Doust, Spectral theory for operators with complex spectrum ($7,000)
  • S. Galbraith, Novel statistical methods for the design and analysis of complex biomedical studies ($6,000)
  • B. Jefferies, Integration structures: Theory and integration ($4,000)
  • J. Kress, Superintegrability and conformal geometry ($5,000)
  • W. McLean (& K. Mustapha), Discontinuous Galerkin method for a fractional PDE with nonsmooth data ($5,000)
  • J. Olivier, Evidence based policy using interrupted time series: the use and selection of comparative processes to address threats to internal validity ($4,000)
  • S. Penev, Vega approximations and robust calibration ($5,000)
  • D. Potapov, Recent progress with BMV conjecture- implications for the perturban theory ($9,000)
  • N. Wildberger, Lie sphere geometry, inversive geometry and hyperbolic geometry ($4,000)

Faculty Silverstar Award

  • T. Britz, New directions in combinatorial coding theory ($25,000)
  • J. Murray, New mathematical approaches determining features associated with response in viral sequences ($25,000)

UNSW Goldstar Award

  • A. Coster, Insulin action in metabolism - insights from mathematics ($30,000)

Other Grants

  • T. Tran, Numerical methods for elliptic transmission problems with uncertain interfaces, 2013-2014 Group of Eight Australia – Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme ($10,000)

Grants Commencing in 2012

ARC Discovery Grants

  • M.L. Banner, W.L. Peirson, F. Dias, Transitions in wave breaking from deep to shallow water (2012: $130,000; 2013: $120,000; 2014: $110,000)
  • D.A. Bright, C.S. Greenhill, A. Ritter, C. Morselli, Illicit drug trafficking: the structure of illicit networks and implications for resilience and vulnerability (2012: $65,000; 2013: $44,000), through Faculty of Medicine
  • A.H. Dooley, Group actions in random dynamical systems (2012: $120,000; 2013: $100,000; 2014: $100,000)
  • J. Du, Quantum loop algebras and representations of affine q-Schur algebras (2012: $95,000; 2013: $95,000; 2014: $95,000)
  • B. Goldys, J.F. Grotowski, T. Tran, Z. Brzezniak, R.W. Chantrell, The mathematics of novel magnetic memory materials (2012: $120,000; 2013: $100,000; 2014: $100,000)
  • M. Holzer, F.W. Primeau, R.J. Matear, Global ocean productivity: revealing interaction patterns and nutrient pathways (2012: $100,000; 2013: $80,000; 2014: $80,000)
  • V. Jeyakumar, G. Li, M.A. Goberna, New theory and methods for robust global optimisation: modern decision-making under uncertain conditions (2012: $110,000; 2013: $110,000; 2014: $110,000)
  • I.H. Sloan, J. Dick, H. Wendland, E.B. Saff, Mathematics in the round - the challenge of computational analysis on spheres (2012: $200,000; 2013: $170,000; 2014: $130,000)
  • F. Sukochev, Noncommutative probability and analysis (2012: $320,000; 2013: $182,792; 2014: $200,000)
  • D.I. Warton, New approaches to predictive modelling of high-dimensional count data to study climate impacts on ecological communities (2012: $100,000; 2013: $100,000; 2014: $100,000)
  • G. Gottwald, G.A. Froyland, Extracting macroscopic variables and their dynamics in multiscale systems with metastable states (2012: $90,000; 2013: $90,000; 2014: $90,000), through University of Sydney
  • I.M. Wanless, C.S. Greenhill, R. Aharoni, Extremal problems in hypergraph matchings (2012: $120,000; 2013: $100,000; 2014: $100,000), through Monash University
  • C.J. Burden, S.R. Wilson, Novel techniques for statistical and mathematical analyses of sequence data (2012: $120,000; 2013: $100,000; 2014: $100,000), through ANU

ARC Future Fellowships

  • G.A. Froyland, A probabilistic and geometric understanding of transport and metastability in mathematical geophysical flows (2012: $85,168.50; 2013: $172,015.50; 2014: $172,354; 2015: $166,544; 2016: $81,037)
  • D.I. Warton, Advancing tools for the analysis of high-dimensional data in ecology (2012: $77,857; 2013: $155,714; 2014: $155,714; 2015: $155,714; 2016: $79,857)

ARC Linkage

  • I.M. Suthers, M.B. Lowry, E.L. Johnston, M. Roughan, M.D. Taylor, C.A. Gray, The trophic ecosystem of a purpose-built, offshore artificial reef: do coastal currents supply sufficient nutrients for the local production of fish? (2012: $259,617; 2013: $157,000; 2014: $97,000)

Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA)

  • F. Sukochev

Early Career Research Grants

  • F. Chen, Parametric and semi-parametric estimation of self-exciting point processes ($9,793)
  • G. Geenens, Smoothed k-nearest neighbour regression ($9,794)
  • D. Potapov, Non-commutative analysis and quantum statistical mechanics ($9,794)

Faculty Research Grants

    • D. Chan, Non-commutative curves and surfaces ($4,200)
    • L. Chan, Filtering for state-space models ($7,500)
    • I. Doust, The geometry of discrete metric spaces ($5,000)
    • S. Galbraith, Design and analysis of accelerated longitudinal studies ($6,000)
    • H. Grundling, Field algebras for canonical quantum systems ($10,000)
    • J. Kress, Higher order nonseparable superintegrability and multivariable hypergeometric functions ($7,000)
    • S. Penev, New inference procedures for risk optimization in static and dynamic settings ($8,300)
    • N. Wildberger, Hyperbolic triangle geometry ($10,000)

Faculty Silverstar Award

  • A. Coster, Predictive mathematical modelling to define emergent properties of the insulin action pathway ($25,000)

UNSW Goldstar Award

    • J. Murray and B.I. Henry, Mathematical modelling can provide vital information on the effectiveness and practical implementation of microbicides and vaccines against HIV ($30,000)
    • Y. Fan, Efficient methods for massively computational Bayesian models ($30,000)

ARC - DECRA

  • D.M. Harvey, Counting solutions to equations over fields of large characteristic (2012: $125,000; 2013: $125,000; 2014: $125,000)

Grants Commencing in 2011

ARC Discovery Grants

  • X.T. Duong, M. Cowling, A.G. McIntosh, A. Sikora, Harmonic analysis and spectral analysis of differential operators (2011: $180,000; 2012: $170,000; 2013: $170,000)
  • J.I. Westbrook, W.T. Dunsmuir, C.M. Duffield, Advancing understanding of health professionals' work and communication patterns and the effectiveness of work reform initiatives (2011: $120,745; 2012: $182,773; 2013: 208,533)
  • G.A. Froyland, M. Dellnitz, A. Quas, Innovative mathematics using transfer operators to reveal hidden ordered structures in geographical flows (2011: $113,000; 2012: $105,000; 2013: $105,000)
  • R. Quispel, J.A. Roberts, P.H. van der Kamp, C.M. Ormerod, J.J. Duistermaat, F.W. Nijhoff, S.B. Lobb, Discrete integrable systems (2011: $260,000; 2012: $260,000; 2013: $260,000)
  • W.K. Schief, Discrete differential geometry: Theory and applications (2011: $20,000; 2012: $20,000; 2013: $20,000)
  • I.H. Sloan, F.Y. Kuo, M. Griebel, H. Wozniakowski, Very high dimensional computation - the new frontier in numerical analysis (2011: $160,000; 2012: $150,000; 2013: $150,000)
  • F. Sukochev, A.L. Carey, Noncommutative analysis and geometry in interaction with quantum physics (2011: $95,000; 2012: $95,000; 2013: $95,000)

Early Career Research Grants

  • F. Chen, Semi-parametric method for a marked point process and its applications in financial data modelling ($9,539)
  • G. Geenens, A nonparametric functional method for signature recognition ($9,539)
  • D. Potapov, Spectral shift in perturbation theory ($9,537)

Faculty Research Grants

  • D. Chan, Moduli spaces on non-commutative algebra ($7,000)
  • J. Franklin, Aristotelian Epistemology and the middle level of percepton + The law and reference class problems ($10,000)
  • S. Galbraith, Statistical methods for the design and analysis of methylation array and other epigenetic studies ($8,500)
  • C.S. Greenhill, Directed graphs and peer-to-peer networks ($6,250)
  • M. Holzer, Global interactions in ocean biographical productivity: A novel mathematical approach for determining mechanisms, pathways, and patterns ($15,520)
  • J. Kress, Families of superintegrable systems ($8,000)
  • W. McLean, Non-smooth data error estimates for fractional diffusion problems ($5,800)
  • S. Penev, A new approach in stochastic risk modelling ($6,500)
  • D. Salopek, Stochastic integration of cylindrical fractional Brownian motion in UMD spaces ($7,420)
  • T. Tran, Advanced computational methods for modelling of multiscale phenomena with scattered data ($5,020)
  • N. Wildberger, Relativistic and hyperbolic geometries ($13,000)

Faculty Silverstar Awards

  • J. Roberts, Novel perspectives and new frontiers in arithmetic dynamics ($25,000)
  • J. Murray, Mathematical modelling of early stages of sexual transmission of HIV and the impact of microbicides and vaccines ($25,000)

UNSW Goldstar Awards

  • A. Coster, Predictive mathematical modelling to define emergent properties of the insulin signalling network ($30,000)
  • A.H. Dooley, New concepts of randomness for dynamical systems ($30,000)
  • J. Du, Representations of Affine Quantum Schur Algebras ($30,000)
  • Y. Fan, Adaptive strategies for Monte Carlo methods in Bayesian inference ($30,000)
  • B. Goldys, Stochastic Landau-Lifchitz-Gilbert equation: From flows of harmonic maps to theory of novel magnetic materials ($30,000)
  • V. Jeyakumar, Innovative approaches to solving optimization problems affected by data uncertainty: New insights from emerging robust optimization methodology ($30,000)
  • J. Murray, Dynamical regulation of hepatitis B virus infection by the immune system ($40,000)

Other Grants

  • G. Froyland, The climatic and environmental impacts of ocean circulation: tracking ocean eddies (2010-2011 Group of Eight Australia - Germany Joint Research Co-operation Scheme) (2011-2012: $12,000)

Grants Commencing in 2010

ARC Discovery Projects

  • J. Dick (QEII Fellowship), Algebraic methods for Markov Chain Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo (2010: $180,000; 2011: $180,000; 2012: $125,000; 2013: $125,000; 2014: $125,000)
  • B. Henry, and S.L. Wearne, New mathematics of fractional diffusion for understanding cognitive impairment at the neuronal level (2010: $90,000; 2011: $90,000; 2012: $90,000)
  • V. Jeyakumar, G. Lee, B. Mordukhovich, S. Kim and G. Li (APD), A new improved solution to global optimization over multivariate polynomials: Mathematical principles, numerical methods and selected applications (2010: $75,137; 2011: $75,137; 2012: $75,137; 2013: $60,137)
  • A.M. Waite, M. Roughan, C.B. Pattiaratchi, J. Kotta and H. Orav-Kotta, Ocean-reef interactions as drivers of continental shelf productivity in a changing climate (2010: $189,000; 2011: $189,000; 2012: $125,000)
  • S. Sisson (QEII Fellowship), Innovations in Bayesian likelihood-free inference (2010: $84,000; 2011: $86,000; 2012: $90,000; 2013: $84,000; 2014: $70,000)

ARC Linkage

  • J. Murray and G. Symonds, Can an anti-HIV gene in blood stem cells protect from immune depletion by HIV? (2010: $120,000; 2011: $119,000; 2012: $121,000)
  • D. Ramp, D.I. Warton, K.M. Jenkins, M.B. Ashcroft, J.R. Gollan, P. Driver, Innovative approaches to identifying regional responses of biodiversity to climate change (2010: $60,000; 2011: $110,000; 2012: $100,000; 2013: $50,000)
  • R.H. Grzebieta, A.M. Williamson, J. Olivier, R.F. Job, C.A. Karl, Safety management system for heavy vehicles transport (2010: $100,000; 2011: $89,000; 2012: $150,000; 2013: $161,000; 2014: $110,000)

Early Career Researcher Grants

  • F. Chen, Dividend optimization problems under Markov-regime switching collective risk models ($3,098)
  • G. Geenens, A nonparametric functional method for signature recognition ($3,098)

Faculty Research Grants

  • S. Ajiev, Function spaces and quasi-linear evolution equations ($5,000)
  • F. Chen, Dividend optimization problems under Markov-regime switching collective risk models ($5,000)
  • I. Doust, Banach-Stone theorems for BV function algebras ($10,000)
  • J. Du, A double hall algrebra approach for quantum Schur-Weyl theory ($10,000)
  • G. Geenens, A nonparametric functional method for signature recognition ($5,000)
  • B. Goldys, Stochastic conservation laws ($12,000)
  • J. Kress, Polynomial algebras of superintegrable systems ($8,000)
  • N. Wildberger, A novel algebraic approach to non-Euclidean geometry and inversive geometry ($5,000)

UNSW Goldstar Awards

G.A. Froyland, New mathematics to detect and track ocean eddies and quantify their environmental impact in the Coral and Tasman Seas (2010: $40,000)


Grants Commencing in 2009

ARC Discovery Projects

  • A. an Huef and A.D. Simms, Operator algebras associated to groupoids (2009: $95,000; 2010: $80,000; 2011: $80,000)
  • M.L. Banner, W.L. Peirson and F. Dias, Forecasting wave breaking in directional seas (2009: $200,000; 2010: $80,000; 2011: $90,000)
  • I. Sloan, E. Saff and H. Wendland, Innovations in spherical approximation - construction, analysis and applications (2009: $110,000; 2010: $110,000; 2011: $110,000)
  • F.A. Sukochev, Q. Xu and V.V. Peller, Non-commutative analysis and differential calculus (2009: $82,000; 2010: $85,000; 2011: $80,000)
  • D.I. Warton, N.R. Andrew and H. Gibb, Predicting the effect of climate change on community structure and function: An assessment using temperate grassland invertebrates (2009: $120,000; 2010: $90,000; 2011: $90,000)
  • D.I. Warton, Advances in statistical methods for analysing high dimensional count data (2009: $94,000; 2010: $94,000; 2011: $94,000)

NHMRC Grants

  • Cooper, Beard, Dore, Emery, French, Kelleher, Kent, Lloyd, Purcell, J. Murray (co-investigator), HIV and HCV vaccines and immunopathogenesis (2009-2013: $17,734,213)
  • A. Williamson, R. Grzebieta, and J. Olivier, The relationship between fatigue, sleepiness and crash risk while driving (2009-2011: $427,200)
  • James, Martin, Kraegen, Chisholm, Cooney, Ye, A. Coster (co-investigator), Pathways to Diabetes Prevention (2009-2013: $10,596,960)


Grants Commencing in 2008

ARC Discovery Projects

  • S.S Ajiev, Functional and harmonic analysis of function spaces: Synthesis, development and applications (2008: $78,648; 2009: $78,648; 2010: $78,648)
  • A.P Bassom (UWA), P.J. Blennerhassett (UNSW) and C. Davies, The stability of unsteady fluid flows in channels and pipes (2008: $85,000; 2009: $85,000; 2010: $85,000)
  • D.S. Chan, Towards Mike Artin's conjecture (2008: $45,000; 2009: $45,000; 2010: $40,000)
  • A.H. Dooley, Dynamical systems: Theory and practice (2008: $85,000; 2009: $85,000; 2010: $80,000)
  • M.H. England and W.P. Sijp, Coupled ocean-carbon-atmosphere feedbacks in the global climate system (2008: $145,000; 2009: $135,000; 2010: $135,000)
  • M.H. England, Genesis of Australian Climate Extremes in the Southern Hemisphere extratropical ocean atmosphere (2008: $315,000)
  • B.I. McNeil (QEII Fellowship), An Investigation into Oceanic CO2 Variability and its Influence on Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations (2008: $129,806; 2009: $123,806; 2010: $123,806; 2011: $120,000; 2012: $120,000)
  • A. Pitman et al., Where will the species go? Revolutionising projections of species distributions with climate change (2008: $163,225; 2009: $133,000; 2010: $104,486; 2011: $11,986)
  • M. Rutkowski, Stochastic Methods for Dynamic Risk Management (2008: $80,000; 2009: $80,000; 2010: $80,000)
  • S.A. Sisson and Y. Fan, Innovations in Bayesian inference with applications to climate extremes (2008: $75,000; 2009: $70,000; 2010: $65,000)
  • I.M. Suthers and M.E. Baird, Quantifying the role of salps in marine food webs and organic carbon export (2008: $87,708; 2009: $84,650; 2010: $77,426)

NHMRC Grants

  • W. Dunsmuir, S. Galbraith et al., Levels of evidence for surrogate therapeutics ($513,875)
  • J. Zaunders, J. Murray, and K. Suzuki, Processes underlying establishment and maintenance of the latent HIV reservoir and potential impact of integrase inhibitors (2008-2010: $305,500)

ARC Linkage

  • R.T. Kingsford, S.W. Laffan, D.I. Warton, J.A. Merson, R.A. Bradstock, R. Mulley, T.D. Auld and R.S. Chapple, Managing Ecosystem Change in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area (2008: $150,000; 2009: $150,000)

Other External Grants

  • S. Galbraith, A. Lloyd, B. Cameron, Gene expression correlates of chronic fatigue syndrome (from The Mason Foundation, 2008: $99,500)
  • A. Vallely, P. Siba, J. Kaldor and J. Murray (co-investigator), Male circumcision for HIV prevention among at-risk men and women in Papua New Guinea: Acceptability, epidemiological impact, cost-effectiveness and options for implementation (Australian Development Research Awards, 2008-2010: $699,232)
  • D. Wilson, A. Hoare, J. Murray, J. Kaldour and M. Law, Evaluating and predicting the epidemiological impact of health policies for reducing HIV in Melanesian and South-East Asian populations (Australian Development Research Awards, 2008-2010: $392,443)

UNSW Goldstar Awards

  • D.I. Warton, Advances in statistical methods for analysing community abundance data in the environmental sciences ($30,000)

Grants Commencing in 2007

ARC Discovery Projects

  • T. Britz, Chromatic polynomials, random graphs, and error-correcting codes: A unified approach to graph colouring problems (APD Fellowship) (2007: $82,518; 2008: $78,698; 2009: $80,850)
  • J. Evans, Vulnerability of the Murray-Darling basin Hydrometeorology to human modification (Aust. Res. Fellowship) (2007: $143,000; 2008: $140,000; 2009: $125,000; 2010: $125,000; 2011: $125,000)
  • J. Franklin and D.M. Armstrong, Mathematics, the science of real structure: An Australian realist philosophy of mathematics (2007: $40,000; 2008: $35,000; 2009: $35,000)
  • G.A. Froyland, M. Dellnitz and A. Treguier, A Dynamical Systems Approach to Mapping Southern Ocean Circulation Pathways (2007: $100,000; 2008: $95,000; 2007: $90,000)
  • V. Jeyakumar and M.A. Thera, Quadratic support function technique to solving hard global nonconvex optimization problems (2007: $84,000; 2008: $82,000; 2009: $80,000)
  • F.Y. Kuo (QEII Fellowship), Innovative Methods for Very High Dimensional Problems (2007: $141,826; 2008: $139,761; 2009: $122,893; 2010: $122,893; 2011: $122,893)
  • J.A.G. Roberts and F. Vivaldi (University of London), Signatures of order, chaos and symmetry in algebraic dynamics (2007: $95,000; 2008: $90,00; 2009: $85,000)
  • I. Raeburn (UOW) and A. an Huef, Endomorphisms, transfer operators and Hilbert modules (2007: $150,131; 2008: $135,000; 2009: $120,000)

Office of Naval Research

  • M.L. Banner, Nonlinear wave group evolution to breaking - innovative measurements and analysis (2007: $9,183)

ARC Linkage

  • A. Pitman et al., Reengineering a dynamic vegetation model to explore the stability of Australian terrestrial carbon (2007: $57,883; 2008: $63,856; 2009: $70,182)

Other External Grants

  • M.H. England, Multiple equilibria in the Southern Ocean thermohaline circulation and links to global climate (from the Department of Environment and Water Resources, 2007-2008: $25,196)
  • J. Franklin and S.A. Sisson, Evaluating frameworks for dealing with low probability - high consequence events (from the Australian Centre of Excellence for Risk Analysis, 2007-8: $33,000)
  • A. Kelleher, J. Murray, J. Zaunders, S. Emery and D.A. Cooper, A pilot study of the differential effects of a HAART regime including MK-0518 commenced at primary or during chronic infection on viral reservoirs (from Merck Research Laboratories, 2007: $450,000)
  • S. Penev and D. Leonte, Analysis of water quality measurements (from the Sydney Catchment Authority, 2007-8: $150,000)
  • M. Roughan, Circulation and connectivity in Sydney estuaries (from the NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2007: $26,500)

UNSW Goldstar Awards

  • B.I. McNeil, Investigating the oceanic influence on atmospheric CO2 concentrations via empirical analysis of ocean carbon measurements (2007: $40,000)
  • D.I. Warton, Advances in statistical methods for analysing community abundance data in the environmental sciences (2007: $40,000)
  • J. Zaunders and J. Murray, Delineation of establishment and maintenance of the T cell reservoirs of HIV-1 infection (2007: $40,000)


Earlier Grants

A list of our earlier grants is also available.