Applied and Computational Mathematics
Our highest cited researchers
Professor Ian Turner, Professor Fawang Liu and Professor Kevin Burrage have earned the title of 2018 Highly Cited Researcher. The list identifies the world’s most influential scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during the past decade.Find out more
Cancer-killing research fellowship
Dr Neha Gandhi (left) has been awarded $630K for an Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship to study “Advanced molecular design of potent chemotherapeutic agents.” This fellowship seeks to further understand how DKLS02, a promising anti-cancer drug, can kill cancers.
ARC Discovery Project
Professor Fawang Liu (left) and Dr Qianqian Yang (right) have been awarded $339K for their research in “Fractional dynamic models for MRI to probe tissue microstructure”. This project aims to develop new mathematical tools for mapping tissue microstructural properties.Find out more about their research
3D models of timber for industry and environmental planning
Dr Steven Psaltis and colleagues are collaborating with industry members on a major project; where maths and 3D modelling are being applied to better understand timber properties to improve its commercial and environmental viability.
We focus on developing and analysing mathematical models and solving mathematical problems using numerical methods and computer simulation.
- teaching mathematics with an emphasis on mathematical modelling and numerical simulation
- research to develop new fundamental knowledge in mathematics
- applying new models, algorithms and software to solve complex problems for our partners in academia, industry and government.
Our discipline brings together a diverse team of experts who deliver world-class education and achieve breakthroughs in research.
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