Engineering and Information Sciences


Timothy Marchant

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Current Positions:

Dean of Research

Professor of Applied Mathematics


Professor Timothy Marchant is Dean of Research and Professor of Applied Mathematics in the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics.

Professor Marchant gained a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Adelaide in 1988 and has published about 70 research papers. Professor Marchant has also successfully supervised 15 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 of the Australian Mathematical Society, President Elect of the Australian Mathematical Society and a Member of the Endeavour Awards selection panel. Professor Marchant is also an editor of the Applied Mathematical Modelling Journal. Professor Marchant is a member of the Illawarra Bridge Club and is learning Mandarin.

Research Interests:

See my UOW scholars page web-pages for details of my research

Research Students

  • Xin An : Undular bores in Colloidal Media
  • Sharon Bradley-Munn : Post-Modern Phenomenon of Body-Modifying Devices: The Present, The Future, The Past.