Deputy Head of School / Professor

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 170
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research Interests

  • Algebraic geometry
  • Gauge Theory
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Moduli spaces

Research Groups

Publications, Grants and Awards

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Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title

Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Wee CHAIMANOWONG "Seiberg-Witten Theory and Topological Recursion"
Joseph CHAN "On Hyperbolic Monopoles"
Norman DO "Intersection theory on moduli spaces of curves via hyperbolic geometry"
Thomas HANDSCOMB "Characteristic classes of surface bundles and Lefschetz fibrations"
Yi HUANG "Moduli spaces of surfaces"
Oliver LEIGH "Enumerative problems in algebraic geometry motivated from physics"
Anas RAHMAN "Recursive Characterisations of Random Matrix Ensembles and Associated Combinatorial Objects"
Nicky SCOTT "Polynomial hierarchies generated by Eynard-Orantin invariants"
Callum SLEIGH "Eynard-Orantin Theory of the A-Polynomial"
Michael SWADDLE "Deformation quantisation and Airy structures"
TriThang TRAN "A configuration of homological stability results"

Past Honours & MSc Students

Name Project title
Dougal DAVIS "Virtual fundamental classes via deformation theory and perfect obstruction theories"
Yi HUANG "Moduli Spaces and Weil-Petersson Volumes "
Justin KERNEY "Permutations, Pipe Dreams, and Polynomials"
Jayson LIU "Discrete Spin Structures on Surfaces"
Martin PIKE "An introduction to information geometry and its applications in statistics"
Campbell WHEELER "Topological Quantum Field Theories and Topological Recursion"


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