*Research in the field of applied mathematics from the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.*

## Researchers

**Douglas Brumley**
Using microfluidic devices, fluorescent microscopy and high speed imaging in conjunction with mathematical models to investigate fundamental physical principles.

**Edmund Crampin**
Modelling heart cells to understand the development of heart disease, interactions between cells and nanoparticles, and computational approaches to study the network of genetic interactions underlying cancer.

**Jennifer Flegg**
Using mathematical biology to study wound healing, tumour growth and epidemiology.

**Geoffrey Grimmett**
Applied mathematics.

**Hailong Guo**
Numerical analysis and scientific computing.

**Roslyn Hickson**
Mathematical modelling of infectious diseases, particularly malaria in the Asia-Pacific region.

**Barry Hughes**
Applied mathematical methods, probability modelling, mathematical biology, continuum modelling, random walks, random environments.

**James McCaw**
Modelling of host-pathogen-drug dynamics with a focus on influenza and malaria, to develop public health control strategies for emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.

**James Osborne**
Numerical and computational methods for mathematical models of biological phenomena.

**John Sader**
Plasticity and elasticity, dynamic force spectroscopy, nanocrystal mechanics, atomic force microscopy, continuum modelling, colloidal interactions.

**Kate Smith-Miles**
Combinatorial, continuous and multi-objective optimisation, performance evaluation, generation of hard test instances, mathematical modelling, parameter estimation, dimensional reduction, numerical linear algebra,machine learning.

**Antoinette Tordesillas**
Homogenization theory, interfacial continuum, mechanics, mechanics of complex systems,
mechanics of granular media.

## Research centres

**ARC CoE for Exciton Science**

Researching better ways to manipulate the way light energy is absorbed, transported and transformed in advanced molecular materials.

**Mathematical Research Institute MATRIX**

MATRIX is an international research institute that runs research programs where world lead researchers in the mathematical sciences, as well as experts from business and industry, can come together.

**SWARM Project**

The SWARM Project is attempting to achieve fundamental advances in collaborative reasoning with a focus on improving intelligence analysis.

Research in this area is conducted in the School of Biosciences and School of Mathematics and Statistics.