Professor Tim Marchant

Qualifications:
Position: Director

Email: director@amsi.org.au



Biography

Timothy Marchant is Director of the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute at Melbourne University and an 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 of the Applied Mathematical Modelling Journal.

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