Dr Richard BRAK
Senior Lecturer
School of Mathematics and Statistics
- Room: 197
- Building: Peter Hall Building
- Campus: Parkville
Research Interests
- Enumerative combinatorics
- Statistical Mechanics
- Stochastic Processes
- Critical Phenomena (phase transitions)
- Markov processes
- Combinatorics
- Orthogonal functions and polynomials
- Polymers
- Modelling of biological systems
Research Groups
Publications
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Extra Information
My general interest lies in the mathematics of statistical mechanics and combinatorics.
Current Postgraduate Supervision
Name | Thesis title |
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Kurt STOECKL |
Past Postgraduate Supervision
Name | Thesis title |
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Nicholas BEATON | "Combinatorics of Lattice Paths and Polygons" |
Paul FIJN | "The combinatorics and graph theory of stochastic interface and lattice path problems" |
Caley FINN | "The Asymmetric Exclusion Process with Open Boundaries" |
John FOXCROFT | "Combinatorial Enumeration and the Bethe Ansatz" |
Will JAMES | "The enumeration of heaps and almost-convex polygons" |
William MOORE | "Biorthogonal polynomial sequences and the asymmetric simple exclusion process" |
Paul NIDRAS | "Critical behaviour of geometric cluster models" |
Judy-anne OSBORN | "Combinatorics of pavings and paths" |
Ruijie XU | "Interacting Quarter-Plane Lattice Walk Problems: Solutions and Proofs" |
Past Honours & MSc Students
Name | Project title |
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Ned MAHONY | |
William MOORE | |
Andrew OPPENHEIM | "Directed walkers on the square and triangular planar lattices" |
William TOM | |
Tianyu (Tim) YANG |
Recent Grant History
Year(s) | Source | Type | Title |
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2014 - 2016 | ARC | Discovery | Multivariate polynomials:combinatorics and applications |
Responsibilities
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