Operations Research

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


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.