Grants Commencing in 2018
ARC Discovery Grants
 G. Froyland, C. Gonzalez Tokman, S. Vaienti, E. van Sebille, New mathematics to quantify fluctuations and extremes in dynamical systems (20182020: $401,679)
 V. Jeyakumar, G. Li, J. Lasserre, D. Henrion, New mathematics for multiextremal optimization and diffusion tensor imaging (20182020: $401,706)
 F. Kuo, I. Sloan, Towards a science of high dimensional computation (20182020: $401,706)
 Q. Le Gia, I. Sloan, Z. Brzezniak, Uncertainty on spheres and shell: mathematics and methods for applications (20182020: $386,828)
 J. Murray, Determining features that separate groups of protein sequences (20182020: $297,478)
 A. Ostafe, J. Roberts, I. Shparlinski, J. Silverman, F. Vivaldi, Arithmetic and algebraic aspects of the dynamics of polynomial semigroups (20182020: $401,706)
 D. Warton, Innovative tools for new insights from point event data in ecology (20182020: $371,923)
 P. Kim, F. Frascoli, A. Coster, CO. Yun, Dynamical systems theory and mathematical modelling of viral infections (20182020: $401,706), through the University of Sydney
 N. Wormald, A. Liebenau, Enumeration and properties of large discrete structures (20182020: $388,975), through Monash University
 J. Ugon, M. López Cerdá, N. Sukhorukova, V. Roshchina, J.P. Crouzeix, N. Dyn, An optimisationbased framework for nonclassical Chebyshev approximation (20182020: $362,045), through Deakin University
ARC Linkage
 M. Roughan, C. Kerry, S. Keating, C. Holden, B. Powell, D. Johnson, An endtoend ocean weather information system for the blue economy (20182020: $440,000 from ARC; $200,000 industry coinvestment)

J. Lavroff, D. Holloway, S. Penev, P. Del Moral, D. Dessi, G. Thomas, G. Davidson, T. Roberts, Remote sensing to improve structural efficiency of highspeed catamarans (20182021: $460,000.00), through the University of Tasmania
NHMRC Project Grants
 R. O’Brien, JJ. Sonke, S. Vinod, G. Froyland, CC. Shieh, Very fast, accurate and low dose imaging for radiotherapy treatments (20182020: $650,651)
Faculty Silverstar Award
 L. Zhao, Mean value theorems in analytic number theory ($20,000)
Faculty Research Grants
 M. Banner, A new dimension in quantifying fundamental airsea fluxes ($5,000)
 D. Chan, Moduli stacks in noncommutative algebra and algebraic geometry ($3,000)
 L. Chan, Pricing and hedging derivatives for multifactor asset pricing models ($5,000)
 F. Chen, Asymptotic inferences for nonstationary selfexciting processes ($7,000)
 A. Coster, Does GLUT4 queue to get to the surface? New mathematical analyses ($5,000)
 J. Du, Stratifying Hecke Endomorphism Algebras ($5,000)
 Y. Fan, Advancing Bayesian quantile regression: With application to big data ($5,000)
 B. Henry, Shining new light on subdiffusion ($10,000)
 M. Holzer, Revealing changes in Southern Ocean ventilation ($5,000)
 S. Keating, Intercomparison of western boundary currents in the global ocean ($6,200)
 J. Kress, Symmetry and geometric partial differential equations ($2,500)
 P. Lafaye de Micheaux, G. Geenens, S. Penev, Unravelling relationships in big data: complex dependence modelling ($13,300)
 L. Li, Parametrix method and probability laws of path functional of stochastic differential equations ($7,000)
 W. McLean, Efficient numerical simulation of anomalous transport phenomena ($5,000)
 J. Roberts, Discrete integrable systems ($2,500)
 J. Stoklosa, Statistical methods for large and complex ecological data ($5,000)
 T. Tran, Numerical methods for optimal control problems with uncertainties ($10,000)
 M. Voineagu, Bredon cohomology of a point and semitopological equivalent invariants ($5,000)
 N. Wildberger, Metrical Geometry over Alternative Arithmetical Systems ($5,000)
 L. Zhao, Mean value theorems in analytic number theory ($5,000)
 J. Zika, Addressing the challenge of regional sealevel projection ($5,000)
Industry Network Seed Fund
 M. Banner, Forecasting production of sea salt aerosols on the Australian coast ($21,000)
Government/Industry Grants

J. Pimanda, M. Hertzberg, J. Olivier, Dr M Polizzotto, Evaluating in vivo aza incorporation in mononuclear cells following injection aza or cc486, Celgene (20182021: $1,920,000), through Prince of Wales Clinical School
Grants Commencing in 2017
Australian Laureate Fellowship

F. Sukochev, Breakthrough methods for noncommutative calculus (20172022: $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 (20172019: $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)
 A. Liebenau, Advances in graph Ramsey theory (2017: $110,607; 2018: $109,328; 2019: $111,438)
ARC Future Fellowships

S. Sisson, Frontiers in Data Science: Analysing Distribution as Data (20172021: $1,001,192)
NHMRC Project Grants

S. Turville, T. Hope, A. Vallely, D. MacLaren, A. Carr, J. Murray, C. Liu, Resolving Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) transmission (20172019: $745,213)
Cancer Australia
 R. O'Brien, G. Froyland, J. Booth, P. Bannon, F. HegiJohnson, High Precision Radiotherapy: Dual Cardiac and Respiratory Motion Management (20172019: $597,000) through the University of Sydney
UNSW Goldstar Award
 J. Dick, Modern techniques in quasiMonte Carlo theory and computation ($40,000)
 J. Du, Presenting and extending Hecke endomorphism algebra ($41,528)
 M. Holzer, Revealing changes in Southern Ocean ventilation: New fundamental approaches ($40,000)
 V. Jeyakumar, G. Li, C. Thai Doan, Numerically Certifiable Mathematics for MultiExtremal Global Optimization ($40,000)
 I.H. Sloan, Q.T. Le Gia, Uncertainty on spheres and shells: mathematics and methods for applications ($40,000)
Other Grants
 G. Froyland, Robust detection and prediction of coherent structures in geophysical, physical, and chemical systems, AustraliaGermany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme (20172018: $24,000)
 L.R. Jorm, A. Blance, R. Parker, B. Hanh, T. Churches, S. Sisson, S. Pearson, J.A. Shepherd, P. Straka, S. Lujic, Health Data Analytics Training Materials, Department of Health/Commonwealth Government Contract ($1,176,774)
 P. Straka, How to predict extremes when events occur in bursts, AustraliaGermany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme (2017: $5,300)
Faculty Research Grants
 C. Angstmann & W. McLean, Mathematics and computation of reactionsubdiffusion in growing cells ($5,000)
 M. Banner, A new dimension in quantifying fundamental airsea fluxes ($5,000)
 Z. Botev & S. McNamara, New methodology for visualization of big data: EM algorithms and beyond ($5,000)
 T. Britz, Demimatroids and Tutte polynomials: The next chapter on matroids and codes ($5,000)
 L. Chan, Pricing exotic options under Stochastic Volatility model with Regime switching: A Saddlepoint ($5,000)
 F. Chen, Challenges in statistical inference for a new point process model ($7,000)
 A. Coster, Connecting continuous and discrete – Hybrid mathematical modelling of biological transport processes ($8,000)
 I. Doust, Gap measures and the structures of metric spaces ($7,000)
 Y. Fan, Modelbased simulation and clustering of massive data from galactic archaeology ($10,000)
 G. Froyland, Variability and extremes in nonautonomous chaotic dynamical systems ($5,000)
 G. Geenens, Better statistical analyses through cuttingedge nonparametric copula modelling ($6,000)
 C. Greenhill, Solving problems in probabilistic combinatorics using insights from statistical physics ($5,000)
 B. Henry & C. Angstmann, Theory and experiments on stochastic resonance in subdiffusive media ($5,000)
 S. Keating, Unravelling ocean filaments, fronts, and vortices at kilometre scales ($5,000)
 J. Kress, Symmetry and superintegrability of geometric differential equations ($2,500)
 A. Ostafe, Unlikely Intersections in algebraic Dynamics ($6,500)
 M. Voineagu, Etale equivariant motivic cohomology and the persistent EulerPoincare characteristic ($5,000)
 D. Warton, Innovative approaches to hierarchical vegetation classification ($5,000)
 N. Wildberger, Building a computational environment for Euclidean and nonEuclidean geometries over finite fields ($6,500)
 L. Zhao, Zeros of Lfunctions, large sieve and primes by quadratic forms ($5,000)
Government/Industry Grants

T. Senserrick, S. Boufous, J. Hatfield, J. Olivier, A Williamson, GJ Knight, Evaluation of the NSW Motorcycle Graduated Licencing System, Transport for New South Wales (20172018: $211,098), through Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research Centre
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 multitasking (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
 P. Grossman, Quadraticfusion categories: a new frontier in subfactor theory
 B. Henry (& P. Reece, Physics), Stochastic Resonance in Subdiffusive Media: Theory and Experiment
 M. Holzer, Revealing changes in Southern Ocean ventilation: New fundamental approaches
 M. Roughan, S. Keating, Unveiling the submesoscale ocean using superresolved satellite observations
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 subdiffusion and morphology of archael cells ($5,000)
 M. Banner, Spacetime properties of steep and breaking ocean waves ($5,000)
 L. Chan, Pricing of long dated equitylinked life insurance contracts ($5,000)
 F. Chen, New models and inference methodologies 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 copuladensitybased 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, Firstorder methods for solving structured largescale 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 subdiffusion 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 Ktheory ($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 (20162017: $179,080)
 J. Stoklosa, G. Cassis, Heteropteraplant interactions as a next generation indicator for the Bush Blitz program, Australian Biological Resources Study ($40,000)
Government/Industry Grants

T. Senserrick, S. Boufous, J. Hatfield, J. Olivier, Queensland's Graduated Licensing System (GLS), Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (20162017: $126,063), through Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research Centre
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 highdimensional 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, JJ. Sonke, P. Keall, Reducing thoracic imaging dose and improving image quality in radiotherapy treatments (20152017: $458,459) through the 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
 Z. Botev, Can we estimate the volume of irregular polytopes? ($4,980)
 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)
Faculty Research Grants
 C. Angstmann, Anomalous diffusion models for reactions within biological cells ($5,000)
 T. Britz, Demimatoids 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 paircopula 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 superintegrable 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 populationbased 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 subdiffusion 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)
 S. Morrison, P. Grossman, V. Jones, Symmetries of subfactors (2014: $120,000; 2015: $110,000; 2016: $130,000), through ANU
 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
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
ARC Centres of Excellence
 P. Taylor, A. Delaigle, J. DeGier, P. Forrester, K. Mengersen, A. Pettitt, K. Burrage, I. Turner, M. Roughan, N. Bean, R. Kohn, P. Pollett, D. Kroese, L. Ryan, M, Wand, T. Garoni, J. Taylor, W. Willinger, SM. Tam, D. Elazar, A. Gupta, K. Weegberg, M. Caley, S. Sisson, K. SmithMiles, M. Bartlett, R. Hyndman, K. Lowry, T. Perez, Australian Centre of Excellence in Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS) (20142021: $20,000,000)
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, Distancetransitive directed graphs and multiplicityfree primitive permutation representations ($5,000)
 I. Doust, Novel embedding schemes in discrete functional analysis ($5,000)
 G. Geenens, Flexible estimation of multivariate densities combining paircopula construction and innovative nonparametric assessment of dependence structures ($7,500)
 V. Jeyakumar, Semialgebraic optimization: the challenge of numerically certifiable mathematical analysis on polynomials ($5,000)
 S. Keating, Radical methods for deriving superresolved 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 spacetime models: Maxstability and beyond ($5,000)
 N.J. Wildberger, Synergies between Euclidean and hyperbolic geometries ($7,500)
Government/Industry Grants
 A. Williamson, J. Olivier, M. Bambach, R. Grzebieta, ACT Road Safety Camera Program Evaluation, ACT Department of Justice and Community Safety (2014: $149,022), through Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research Centre
Earlier Grants
A list of our earlier grants is also available.