Professor Tim Marchant

Position: Director



Timothy Marchant is Director of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute at Melbourne University and a Honorary Professor of Applied Mathematics at UOW.

During his career at UOW he was Head of the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics 2007-2009 and Dean of Research 2009-2020.
Professor Marchant gained a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Adelaide in 1988 and has published 100 research papers. He has also successfully supervised 20 Masters/PhD students on various topics in Applied Mathematics.

Professor Marchant’s research areas include nonlinear optics, nonlinear waves and combustion theory. Professor Marchant is a Fellow and Past President of the Australian Mathematical Society.

He is a past member of the Endeavour Awards selection panel and a current member of the National Colombo Plan selection panel. He is also an editorial board member for of the Applied Mathematical Modelling Journal.

Professor Marchant is a member of the Illawarra Bridge Club and speaks intermediate Mandarin.