Mathematics at Deakin University

Activities of the Mathematics Research Lab and Teaching Team

The Mathematics Yearbook

In 2021, the maths team started the Deakin Mathematics Yearbook, which showcases outstanding work by undergraduate students.  Some of these articles summarise the work completed as part of summer research projects, while others involved students being invited to adapt work they completed as part of their mathematics subjects.  All articles are written for a general […]

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Teaching awards for members of the maths team

Julien Ugon, Kerri Morgan and Simon James, along with colleagues Laura Tubino and Andrew Cain, have received Deakin’s 2021 Jim and Alison Leslie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching and Learning.  This Award recognises the “Lifelong Learning through Mathematics” team for their outstanding contribution to building students’ lifelong learning skills through the design and implementation of holistic learning experiences that foster self-efficacy, evaluative judgement, and personal […]

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Vicky Mak a finalist in Defence Academic of the Year Award

A big congratulations to Vicky Mak from the maths team who has been nominated as a finalist for Academic of the Year in the Australian Defence Industry Awards.   Vicky is one of only 10 finalists (the list of which also includes Deakin academics Chang-Tsun Li and Saeid Nahavandi) with the award recognising her excellence in […]

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WIMSIG Conference 2021

Celebration of Women in Australian Mathematical SciencesThe WIMSIG Conference 2021 (postponed from 2020) will now be taking place at a range of “localhubs” on Friday 1st October this year. See flyer This one-day conference will have a mixture of local (in-person) activities and joint online activities.Our local Victorian hub at Monash University will be hosting […]

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Bronze medal win in IEEE CEC/GECCO 2021 Competition on “Evolutionary Computation in the Energy Domain: Smart Grid Applications”

Vicky and Rasul have recently won a Bronze medal in IEEE CEC/GECCO 2021 Competition on “Evolutionary Computation in the Energy Domain: Smart Grid Applications”. The competition has two independent tracks, each tackling an optimisation problem in the energy domain. Participants of the competition could use different evolutionary algorithms for each track (if they participate in […]

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Maths at Deakin University Video

This is a video submission to ACEMS for Women in Maths day, 2020 with a poem written by Kerri Morgan and Elicia Lanham.  Footage from the video was incorporated into a video by Tim Macuga prepared for ACEMS.   

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