*Research in the field of operations research from the Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne.*

## Researchers

**Hamideh Anjomshoa**
Operations research, mathematical modelling, healthcare modelling, machine learning.

**Alysson Costa**
Theory and applications of optimisation, including mixed integer programming and applications to positively influence society.

**Steven Edwards**
Constraint programming, integer programming, instance-space analysis

**Mark Fackrell**
Stochastic modelling, operations research, healthcare modelling, game theory, matrix-analytic methods.

**Mehdi Foumani**
Mathematical programming, operations research, scheduling optimisation, stochastic optimisation.

**Sophie Hautphenne**
Applied probability and stochastic modelling with a particular focus on branching processes, matrix analytical methods and epidemic models.

**Mario Andres Munoz Acosta**
Applied statistics, evolutionary computation, operations research, optimisation, signal processing.

**Charl Ras**
Survivable networks, shortest network design, discrete and computational geometry, combinatorial optimisation.

**Matthieu Simon**
Operations research, stochastic processes.

**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.

**Hamed Soleimani**
Operations research, combinatorial optimisation, data science, mathematical modelling, network design and optimisation, optimisation and control, stochastic modelling, stochastic optimisation, transport network modelling and optimisation.

**Matthew Tam**
Nonsmooth optimisation, monotone operator theory, symbolic computation

**Peter Taylor**
Stochastic processes, Markov processes, queuing networks, telecommunications systems, modelling of biological systems, parameter estimation, stochastic Petri nets.

**Lele (Joyce) Zhang**
Transport network modelling and optimisation, operations research.

**Sanming Zhou**
Algebraic graph theory, graph structure and dynamics, random graph processes, network optimisation, algebraic combinatorics, operations research, theoretical computer science.

## Research centres

**ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS)**

Brings together Australia's best researchers in applied mathematics, statistics, mathematical physics and machine learning.

**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.

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