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

Our current Postgraduate Students

PhD and MSc students


Timothy Bilton

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Developing statistical methods for genetic analysis using genotyping-by-sequencing data     (See more)

Supervisor: Matthew Schofield


Email: tbilton@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Jodie Buckby

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Modelling spatio-temporal patterns and magnitude of non-volcanic tremor using a hidden Markov model framework     (See more)

Supervisor: Ting Wang


Email: jodiec@talk21.com  


Boris Daszuta

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: The numerical initial boundary value problem for the generalised conformal field equations and asymptotically special space-times

Supervisor: Jörg Frauendiener


Email: dasbo917@student.otago.ac.nz  


Megan Drysdale

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study:

Supervisor: David Fletcher


Email: mdrysdale@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Jie Kang

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Multi Allelic Genotyping-By-Sequencing (MA-GBS) to improve genomic selection models in forage     (See more)

Supervisor: Phillip Wilcox


Email: kanji709@student.otago.ac.nz  


Alastair Lamont

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Estimation of genetic breeding values: Development of a missing data approach, with comparison to established literature models     (See more)

Supervisor: Matthew Schofield


Email: alamont@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Yiming Ma

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Mathematical and statistical modeling of slow slip events     (See more)

Supervisor: Fabien Montiel


Email: mayi3318@student.otago.ac.nz  


Thomas McCone

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Agglomerative Construction of Phylogenetic Networks in Three Dimensions     (See more)

Supervisor: David Bryant


Email: mccth203@student.otago.ac.nz  


Heloise Pavanato

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Quantitative ecology of marine mammals, distance sampling methods     (See more)

Supervisor: Richard Barker


Email: hpavanato@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Joshua Ritchie

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study:

Supervisor: Florian Beyer


Email: ritjo945@student.otago.ac.nz  


Amina Shahzadi

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Hidden markov models with nonhomogeneous transition probabilities.     (See more)

Supervisor: Ting Wang


Email: amina@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Marnus Stoltz

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study:     (See more)

Supervisor: David Bryant


Email: mstoltz@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Lydia Turley

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study:

Supervisor: —


Email: turly826@student.otago.ac.nz  


Diploma and Honours students


Josh Bromell

Studying for Honours

Email: brojo858@student.otago.ac.nz  


Robert Pollock

Studying for PG Diploma in Applied Statistics

Email: polro179@student.otago.ac.nz  


Ben Wilks

Studying for Honours

Email: wilbe612@student.otago.ac.nz