Professor Aihua XIA

Professor / Deputy Head of School

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 220
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville Campus

Research Interests

  • Limit Theory in Stochastic Processes
  • Poisson and compound Poisson approximations
  • Markov processes
  • Queueing Networks
  • Point Processes

Research Groups

Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Xuan (Kevin) VO "Convergence of instantaneous markov processes"

Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Han Liang GAN "Locally Dependant Extremes"
Xiaoxin WANG "Approximate distributions of the number of run occurrences"

Current MSc Students

Name Project title
Hangrui LIN
Anson MACDONALD
Tianshu CONG

Past MSc Students

Name Project title
Sarah FODA "Extreme Value Theory and its Applications to Foreign Exchange Rates"
Edward LAM
Xinyi LIN
Will MISCHLEWSKI
James OATES
Damian PAVLYSHYN
David RINGER "Association behaviour in non-linear death processes"
Charley XIA
Lei XING

Subject(s) Currently Teaching

Code Subject
MAST90059 Stochastic Calculus with Applications (Semester 1)

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2015 - 2017 ARC Discovery Random Discrete Structures: Approximations and Applications
2012 - 2014 ARC Discovery Random network models with applications in biology
2007 - 2009 ARC Discovery Quantifying cortical thickness and white matter hyperintensity volumes and determining their relationship on Magnetic Resonance Imaging in ageing brains
2003 - 2010 ARC Centre Of Excellence ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems

Responsibilities

  • Deputy Head of Department
  • Faculty of Science Promotion Panel member for Level B to C
  • Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator
  • Stochastic Processes Seminar Coordinator

Committees

  • Management Committee
  • Math. Sciences Library Users Committee
  • Postgraduate Programs Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee