Statistics
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Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Our current Postgraduate Students

PhD and MSc students


Pedro Barboza Rossetto

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Relativistic Magnetic Accretion on Neutron Stars and Gravitational Wave Generation     (See more)

Supervisor: Jörg Frauendiener


Email: prossetto@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Josh Bardwell

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Asymptotic solutions for classical two-phase Stefan problems on planar domains.

Supervisor: Robert Van Gorder


Email: barjo848@student.otago.ac.nz  


Niki Chandura

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study:

Supervisor: Phillip Wilcox


Email: chani267@student.otago.ac.nz  


Jorden Clarke

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Genetic links to calving dates in deer

Supervisor: Phillip Wilcox


Email: clajo391@student.otago.ac.nz  


Taylor Hamlin

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Movement and breeding ecology of Adélie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) in the Ross Sea     (See more)

Supervisor: Matthew Schofield


Email: hamta777@student.otago.ac.nz  


Jie Kang

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Multi Allelic Genotyping-By-Sequencing (MA-GBS) to improve genomic selection models in forage     (See more)

Supervisor: Phillip Wilcox


Email: kanji709@student.otago.ac.nz  


Alastair Lamont

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Estimation of genetic breeding values: Development of a missing data approach, with comparison to established literature models     (See more)

Supervisor: Matthew Schofield


Email: alamont@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Yiming Ma

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Mathematical and statistical modeling of slow slip events     (See more)

Supervisor: Fabien Montiel


Email: mayi3318@student.otago.ac.nz  


Bethany MacDonald

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study:     (See more)

Supervisor: —


Email: macbe375@student.otago.ac.nz  


Nico Mokus

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Large scale modelling of waves and sea ice interactions in the marginal ice zone

Supervisor: Fabien Montiel


Email: mokni923@student.otago.ac.nz  


Heloise Pavanato

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Quantitative ecology of marine mammals, distance sampling methods     (See more)

Supervisor: Richard Barker


Email: hpavanato@maths.otago.ac.nz  


Lilac Pons

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Simulating ocean waves in the Ross Sea marginal ice zone using WaveWatch III

Supervisor: Fabien Montiel


Email: ponai238@student.otago.ac.nz  


Anna Redmond

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Spatial models for muscle fibre data     (See more)

Supervisor: Tilman Davies


Email: redan738@student.otago.ac.nz  


Joshua Ritchie

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Numerical study of stable big bang formation.

Supervisor: Florian Beyer


Email: ritjo945@student.otago.ac.nz  


Jandre Snyman

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study:

Supervisor: David Bryant


Email: snyja081@student.otago.ac.nz  


Lydia Turley

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study: Ornstein Uhlenbeck-Jump Models of Evolution     (See more)

Supervisor: David Bryant


Email: turly826@student.otago.ac.nz  


Yue Wang

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study:

Supervisor: Matthew Parry


Email: wanyu368@student.otago.ac.nz  


Ben Wilks

Studying for Doctor of Philosophy

Area of study: Rainbow Trapping in Water Waves     (See more)

Supervisor: Fabien Montiel


Email: wilbe612@student.otago.ac.nz  


Natasha Windermeyer

Studying for Master of Science

Area of study:

Supervisor: —


Email: winna661@student.otago.ac.nz  


Diploma and Honours students


Jessica Allen

Studying for Honours

Email: allje831@student.otago.ac.nz  


Louie Bernhardt

Studying for Honours

Email: berlo134@student.otago.ac.nz  


Joel Carman

Studying for Honours

Email: carjo970@student.otago.ac.nz  


Josh Forward

Studying for Honours

Email: forjo741@student.otago.ac.nz  


Vicky He

Studying for Honours

Email: hevi4079@student.otago.ac.nz  


Georgia Kate Mahan

Studying for Honours

Email: mahge664@student.otago.ac.nz  


Elliot Marshall

Studying for Honours

Email: marel593@student.otago.ac.nz  


Lara Najim

Studying for Honours

Email: najla197@student.otago.ac.nz  


Josh Signal

Studying for Honours

Email: sigjo591@student.otago.ac.nz  


Connor Sullivan

Studying for Honours

Email: sulco692@student.otago.ac.nz  


Amy Tao

Studying for Honours

Email: taoam667@student.otago.ac.nz  


Lennard(Taryn) van Loon

Studying for Honours

Email: vanle953@student.otago.ac.nz