Mathematics
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Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Our current Postgraduate Students

PhD and MSc students


Pedro Barboza Rossetto

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Relativistic Magnetic Accretion on Neutron Stars and Gravitational Wave Generation     (See more)

Supervisor: Jörg Frauendiener


Email: barpe118@student.otago.ac.nz  


Josh Bromell

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Methods for bias correction of SNP data generated using "genotyping by sequencing."     (See more)

Supervisor: David Bryant


Email: brojo858@student.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  


Taylor Hamlin

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Movement and breeding ecology of Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) in the Ross Sea     (See more)

Supervisor: Matthew Schofield


Email: hamta777@student.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  


Nico Mokus

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Large scale modelling of waves and sea ice interactions in the marginal ice zone

Supervisor: Fabien Montiel


Email: mokni923@student.otago.ac.nz  


Johnny Mottershead

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Profile decomposition for the Klein-Gordon equation

Supervisor: Timothy Candy


Email: motjo539@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  


Aiden Pons

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Simulating ocean waves in the Ross Sea marginal ice zone using WaveWatch III     (See more)

Supervisor: Fabien Montiel


Email: ponai238@student.otago.ac.nz  


Anna Redmond

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Spatial models for muscle fibre data     (See more)

Supervisor: Tilman Davies


Email: redan738@student.otago.ac.nz  


Joshua Ritchie

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Numerical study of stable big bang formation.

Supervisor: Florian Beyer


Email: ritjo945@student.otago.ac.nz  


Jandre Snyman

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Tensor Trains

Supervisor: David Bryant


Email: snyja081@student.otago.ac.nz  


Marnus Stoltz

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Evolutionary models for Ecological niches     (See more)

Supervisor: David Bryant


Email: mstoltz@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Lydia Turley

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Ornstein Uhlenbeck-Jump Models of Evolution     (See more)

Supervisor: David Bryant


Email: turly826@student.otago.ac.nz  


Ben Wilks

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Modelling to better predict the scale of response to Huanglongbing (HLB)

Supervisor: Matthew Parry


Email: wilbe612@student.otago.ac.nz  


Diploma and Honours students


Josh Bardwell

Studying for Honours

Email: barjo848@student.otago.ac.nz  


Andy Cho

Studying for Postgraduate Diploma of Science

Email: choja675@student.otago.ac.nz  


Conor Hassan

Studying for Honours

Email: hasco641@student.otago.ac.nz  


Henry Mullen

Studying for Honours

Email: mulhe408@student.otago.ac.nz  


Finn Petrie

Studying for Honours

Email: petfi765@student.otago.ac.nz  


David Spencer

Studying for Honours

Email: speda604@student.otago.ac.nz  


Sam van der Weerden

Studying for Honours

Email: vansa442@student.otago.ac.nz