Thesis students

Meet the current thesis students at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, and read about their research.

Mathematics MSc

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Matthew Askes

Supervisor(s): Prof. Rod Downey
Thesis Title: Graph Games with Hostile Partners


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Evelyn Benson

Supervisor(s): Prof. Geoff Whittle
Thesis Title: Ramsey Theory on Finite Field Matrices


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Aden Jowsey

Supervisor(s): Prof. Matt Visser
Thesis Title: Maximum Power and Isotropic Layered Fluid Spheres


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Phoebe McDougall

Supervisor(s): AProf Lisa Clark
Thesis Title: Ideals of Leavitt Path Algebras via lattice theory


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Joseph Wilson

Supervisor(s): Prof. Matt Visser
Thesis Title: Explicit Baker-Campbell-Hausdorff for the Lorentz Group


Mathematics PhD

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Rudeep Gaur

Supervisor(s):
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Jasmine Hall

Supervisor(s): Prof. Geoff Whittle
Thesis Title: Tangles and graph connectivity


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Ellen Hammatt

Supervisor(s): Prof. Noam Greenberg
Thesis Title: Collapse in a Transfinite Hierarchy of Turing Degrees


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Malcolm Jones

Supervisor(s): AProf Lisa Clark and Prof Astrid an Huef
Thesis Title: C*-algebras associated to oriented combinatorial data


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Virginia Listanti

Supervisor(s): Prof. Stephen Marsland and Dr Nirosha Priyadarshani
Thesis Title: Syllable analysis and classification in automatic birdsong detection


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Rafael Pereira Lima

Supervisor(s): Prof Astrid an Huef and AProf Lisa Clark
Thesis Title: C*-Algebras and Groupoids


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Linus Richter

Supervisor(s): Dr. Martino Lupini and Prof. Noam Greenberg
Thesis Title: Set Theory and Homological Algebra


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Michal Salter-Duke

Supervisor(s): Prof. Stephen Marsland
Thesis Title: Defining and identifying overlapping communities in complex networks


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Al Simpson

Supervisor(s): Prof. Matt Visser and Dr Dimitrios Mitsotakis
Thesis Title: Black Hole Variants In General Relativity


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Shonaugh Wright

Supervisor(s): Prof Astrid an Huef and AProf Lisa Clark
Thesis Title: Representations of C*-algebras


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Ruofei Xie

Supervisor(s): Prof. Noam Greenberg & Dr. Dan Turetsky
Thesis Title: Computability and Randomness


Statistics and Operations Research MSc

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Flynn Owen

Supervisor(s): Prof. Richard Arnold
Thesis Title: Hierarchical Likelihood Methods of Clustering Matrix Data


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Kang Wang

Supervisor(s): Dr Binh Nguyen
Thesis Title: Deep Learning Models for Generation of Novel Compounds


Statistics and Operations Research PhD

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Ying Cui

Supervisor(s):
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Harini Dissanayake

Supervisor(s): AProf Ivy Liu and Paul Bracewell (Dot Loves Data)
Thesis Title: Data Informed Decision Bias in New Zealand


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Darcy Harcourt

Supervisor(s): Dr Budhi Surya
Thesis Title:


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Julius Juodakis

Supervisor(s): Prof. Stephen Marsland and Dr Nirosha Priyadarshani
Thesis Title: Improving acoustic surveys through SECR and denoising


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Kyuhan Kim

Supervisor(s): Dr. Nokuthaba Sibanda and A/Prof. Richard Arnold
Thesis Title: An individual-based approach to length-frequency analysis in fisheries stock assessment


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Lingyu Li

Supervisor(s): A/Prof. Ivy Liu and A/Prof. Richard Arnold
Thesis Title: Goodness of fit of ordinal data clustering models


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Erandi Nanayakkara Halloluwage

Supervisor(s): Dr. Nokuthaba Sibanda and Dr Budhi Surya
Thesis Title: Advances in Optimal Bayesian Experimental Design


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Thanh-Hoang Nguyen

Supervisor(s): Dr. Binh Nguyen and Prof. Paul Teesedale-Spittle
Thesis Title: De Novo Molecular Design using Deep Learning


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Kien Tran

Supervisor(s): A/Prof Richard Arnold and A/Prof Ivy Liu
Thesis Title: Clustering of mixed type data


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Mian Wang

Supervisor(s):
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Alex Wang

Supervisor(s): AProf Stefanka Chukova and Dr Binh Nguyen
Thesis Title: Deep Learning Applications in Warranty Data Scarcity