Researcher

Professor Harvinder Singh Sidhu

My Expertise

Ordinary Differential Equations, Difference Equations and Dynamical Systems, Partial Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems in Applications, Numerical Solution of Differential and Integral Equations, Reaction Kinetics and Dynamics, Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Biological Mathematics, Chemical Engineering, Interdisciplinary Engineering

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

PhD Opportunities and Scholarships
For Future Research Students: Ph.D. scholarships ($35,000 per year) are available for high achieving students (with H1 /High Distinction in UG and Masters by Research) in the areas outlined below. If you are interested contact me at h.sidhu@adfa.edu.au

I am currently the Research Leader of the Applied and Industrial Mathematics (AIM) Group in the School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences at...view more

PhD Opportunities and Scholarships
For Future Research Students: Ph.D. scholarships ($35,000 per year) are available for high achieving students (with H1 /High Distinction in UG and Masters by Research) in the areas outlined below. If you are interested contact me at h.sidhu@adfa.edu.au

I am currently the Research Leader of the Applied and Industrial Mathematics (AIM) Group in the School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences at UNSW Canberra. I have a BSc (First Class Honours and University Medal) and a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Queensland. I have also a Dip. Ed. from the National Institute of Education (Singapore).  So far, I have authored over 150 research articles, and have obtained numerous competitive grants. I have extensive experience in supervising Higher Degree Research students. My current research interests are:-

  • Mathematical combustion modelling, including the study of combustion waves and spontaneous ignition
  • Eruptive bushfire behaviour
  • Reactor engineering - chemical and bio-reactors
  • Industrial mathematics
  • Mathematical biology and ecology

Honours and Awards

  • UNSW Canberra Rector's Award for Teaching Excellence (2013)
  • UNSW Canberra Rector's Commendation for Excellence in Classroom Teaching (2005 & 2009)
  • J.H. Michell Medal - Australian and New Zealand Industrail and Applied Mathematics Award for Outstanding New Researcher (1999)

Memberships

  • Australian Mathematics Society
  • Australian and New Zealand Industrail and Applied Mathematics (ANZIAM)
  • Institute of Chemical Engineers

 

 

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+61 2 6268 8212