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Course and program enquiries

Enquiry Contact
General enquiries Ms Susan Pe
Mrs Victoria Park
Undergraduate enquiries A/Prof. Ayse Bilgin (Statistics major)
Dr David Bulger (Decision Science major)
Postgraduate enquiries General enquiries can be emailed to or
Ms Lesley Mooney
Postgraduate coursework enquiries

Master of Applied Statistics – Dr Georgy Sofronov

Master of Biostatistics – Prof. Gillian Heller

Master of Research degree enquiries A/Prof. Jun Ma
Dr Thomas Fung
Postgraduate Research degree enquiries A/Prof. Jun Ma


Head of Department 

Name Position Email Location
Professor Gillian Heller Head of Department Room 2.373
Level 2, AHH

Academic staff

Name Position Email Location
Professor Gillian Heller  Professor and Head of Department Room 2.373, Level 2, AHH
Professor Ian 2.374, Level 2, AHH
Professor Barry Quinn  Professor Room 2.377, Level 2, AHH
A/Professor Ayse Bilgin Associate Professor Room 2.367, Level 2, AHH
A/Professor Jun MaAssociate Room 2.378, Level 2, AHH
Dr David Bulger Senior Lecturer Room 2.361, Level 2, AHH
Dr Petra Graham Senior Lecturer Room 2.375, Level 2, AHH
Dr Kehui Luo Senior Lecturer Room 2.366, Level 2, AHH
Dr Tania Prvan Senior Lecturer Room 2.371, Level 2, AHH
Dr Georgy Sofronov Senior Lecturer Room 2.362, Level 2, AHH
Dr Ken Beath Lecturer Level 2, AHH
Ms KJ Byun Lecturer Level 2, AHH
Dr Thomas Fung Lecturer Level 2, AHH
Dr Nino Kordzakhia Senior Lecturer Level 2, AHH
Dr Maurizio Manuguerra Lecturer Room 2.379, Level 2, AHH
Dr Justin Wishart Lecturer Level 2, AHH
Ms Suzanne Curtis Associate Lecturer Level 2, AHH
Ms Anne Karpin Associate Lecturer Room 2.376, Level 2, AHH
Dr Mark DonoghoePostdoctoral Research 2, AHH
Dr Manjula Schou

Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2, AHH
Professor Malcolm Hudson Emeritus Professor Level 2, AHH
Professor Don McNeil Emeritus Professor  
Professor Graham Wood Adjunct Professor  
A/Professor Andrzej Kozek Honorary Fellow  
A/Professor. Peter Petocz Honorary Fellow Level 2, AHH
Ms Sue Crowe Honorary Associate  
Dr Hilary Green Honorary Associate  
Dr Sibba Gudlaugsdottir Honorary Associate  
Ms Jenny Middledorp Honorary Associate

Administration staff

Name Position Email Location
Ms Susan Pe Executive Officer Level 2, AHH
Ms Victoria Park Administration Officer Level 2, AHH
Ms Lesley Mooney Departmental Administrator Level 2, AHH

Staff research interests

Staff member Research interests
Ken Beath
  • Mixture and latent variable models, particularly application to longitudinal data
  • Computational methods for latent variable models
  • Infant growth modelling
  • Order determination for mixture models
Ayse Bilgin
  • Data Mining
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Quality Improvement in Hospitals (NSW)
David Bulger
  • Stochastic global optimisation
  • Quantum computation
  • Bioinformatics
KJ Byun
  • Modelling of Housing Market
  • Prediction and Comparison of Sporting Performances
  • Analysis of Financial Surveys
Thomas Fung
  • Multivariate Variance Gamma (VG) and related models and their applications to financial modelling
  • Tail dependence
  • Copulas
  • Mixture distributions
Petra Graham
  • Meta-analysis
  • Generalized linear modelling
  • The application of Bayesian methods in medicine and health
  • Biostatistics
  • Nonparametric statistics
  • Statistical computing
Gillian Heller
  • Generalized linear modelling
  • Biostatistics
  • Survival analysis
  • Mixed outcomes
Kehui Luo
  • Statistical applications in epidemiological, biological, health and medical science areas
Jun Ma
  • Smoothing parameter selection in medical image reconstructions.
  • Mixture models
  • Multiplicative iterative methods for positive constrained maximum penalized likelihood image reconstruction in emission tomography
  • Iterative Bayes algorithms for positive linear inverse problems
Maurizio Manuguerra
  • Ordinal Regression Models
  • Bayesian Methodology
  • Spatio-temporal models
  • Biostatistics
  • Modeling of binary time-series from neuroscience
Ian Marschner
  • Design and analysis of randomised clinical trials
  • Risk factor modelling in clinical epidemiology
  • Biostatistical methods for surrogate outcomes, missing data and measurement error
  • EM type algorithms in statistical computing
Tania Prvan
  • Programming of generalised smoothing splines
Barry Quinn
  • Time series analysis, especially in its relationship with Signal Processing.
  • The estimation of frequency and related problems.
Georgy Sofronov
  • Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods, Cross-Entropy method
  • Small Area Estimation, Biological models
  • Theory and applications of random processes, optimal stopping rules
  • Sequential analysis, asymptotic theory, change-point problems
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