Professor Richard HUGGINS

Professor

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 110
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville Campus

Research Interests

  • Statistical genetics
  • Estimation of animal abundance
  • Nonparametric Inference
  • Statistics

Research Groups

Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Chao ZHENG "Variable selection confidence sets for high dimensional data"

Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Sandy CLARKE "Some problems in the analysis of high-dimensional data"
Natalie KARAVARSAMIS "Methods for estimating occupancy"
Stephen LANE "Non-parametric estimation and prediction of tree size class distributions."
Alonso MATTA "Random effect models with repeated and missing measurement"
Sabrina RODRIGUES "Curve estimation with applications in biostatistics and bioinformatics"
Jakub STOKLOSA "Smoothing splines approach to various bio-statistical data sets"

Current MSc Students

Name Project title
Moyu WANG
Tianjiao REN
Di WANG

Past MSc Students

Name Project title
Charity LAW "A Comparison of Approaches for the Detection of Differentially Expressed Genes in Microarray Data"
Miao LIU
Sujah MUTHUVEL
Cameron PATRICK
Cameron ROACH
Sabrina RODRIGUES
Jeremy SILVER "Detecting copy-number variation in related individuals"
Shan SU
Rick TANKARD
Emma THOMAS
Georgia TSAMBOS
Kerry WONG "Measurement Error, Regression Calibration and Simulation Extrapolation"
Sijie ZHANG

Subject(s) Currently Teaching

Code Subject
MAST90082 Mathematical Statistics (Semester 1)

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2011 - 2013 ARC Linkage ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF HABITAT RESTORATION ON THE RATES OF RECOVERY OF 4 NATIVE FISH SPECIES USING ADVANCED STATISTICAL MODELS
2007 - 2009 ARC Discovery Statistical Analysis of Some Partially Observed Processes Arising in Ecological Research

Responsibilities

  • Academic Board member
  • Course advisors - Upper Undergraduate
  • Lecture & 2nd Examiner Schedules
  • Research Support Scheme Committee member (RSS)
  • VLSCI Resource Allocation Scheme Committee/HPC Rep.

Committees

  • Math. Sciences Library Users Committee
  • Postgraduate Programs Committee
  • Research and Industry Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee