Mathematics
Te Tari Pāngarau me te Tatauranga
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
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Academic Mathematics Staff


Professor Robert Aldred

(PhD Melbourne)

Graph theory and combinatorics.
Research interests and publications 

Office: 211A
Phone: 479-7766
Email: raldred@maths.otago.ac.nz        
** Head of Department **

Assoc Prof Boris Baeumer

(PhD Louisiana State)

Fractal transport in porous media, anomalous diffusion, transform theory.
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 213
Phone: 479-7763
Email: bbaeumer@maths.otago.ac.nz        
** Director of Studies (Graduate) **

Dr Florian Beyer

(PhD Potsdam)

Mathematical and computational General Relativity
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 218
Phone: 479-7768
Email: fbeyer@maths.otago.ac.nz        

Professor David Bryant



Applications of mathematics and statistics to evolutionary biology and genetics
Research interests and publications 

Office: 232A
Phone: 479-7889
Email: dbryant@maths.otago.ac.nz        
** Director of Computational Modelling (COMO) **

Dr Petru Cioica-Licht

(PhD Philipps-Universität, Marburg)

Regularity of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 212
Phone: 479 7783
Email: pcioica@maths.otago.ac.nz        

Professor Jörg Frauendiener

(PhD Tübingen)

Mathematical Physics
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 223
Phone: 479-7770
Email: joergf@maths.otago.ac.nz        
** Chair of Applied Mathematics **

Professor Michael Hendy

(PhD New England)

Molecular phylogenetics, molecular sequence analysis, algebraic number theory, combinatorics
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 517
Phone: 479-5972
Email: mhendy@maths.otago.ac.nz        

Dr Jörg Hennig

(PhD Jena)

Analytical and Numerical Relativity
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 215
Phone: 479-7765
Email: jhennig@maths.otago.ac.nz        

Dr Fabien Montiel

(PhD Otago)

Scattering theory, Ocean waves-sea ice interactions, Acoustics, Wave energy
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 514
Phone: 479-7760
Email: fmontiel@maths.otago.ac.nz        

Dr Richard Norton

(PhD Bath)

Numerical Analysis, Computational Statistics
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 513
Phone: 479-7778
Email: richard.norton@otago.ac.nz        

Warren Palmer

(BA(Hons) MSc(Otago) DipTchg(DTC), CertTchg(NZDE))

Teaching Fellow

Email: wpalmer@maths.otago.ac.nz        

Dr John Shanks

(DPhil Oxford)

Numerical analysis
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 513
Phone: 479-7778
Email: jshanks@maths.otago.ac.nz        

Dr Melissa Tacy

(PhD Australian National University)

Semiclassical and harmonic analysis
Research interests and publications 

Office: Science III, room 220
Phone: 479-7769
Email: mtacy@maths.otago.ac.nz        

Dr Phillip Wilcox

(BForSci(Hons)(Cant) PhD(Nth Carolina > SU) DipTeAraReoMāori(Te Wananga o Aotearoa))

Quantitative genetics, applied genomics, breeding, medical genetics, Māori engagement

Office: Science III, room 221
Phone: 479-7771
Email: phillip.wilcox@otago.ac.nz        
** Iwi affiliations: Ngāti Rakaipaaka, Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Kahungunu ki te Wairoa **