Academic CV

I was appointed as a mathematics lecturer in the School of Information technology in February 2011 and graduated with my PhD in mathematics in October 2011.  I was promoted to Lecturer (Level B) at the end of 2012.


Deakin University

2015    Diploma of Language (Chinese)

2012     Grad. Certificate of Higher Education

2011     Ph.D. Mathematics

2008     B.Sci (honours) Mathematics

2007     B.Teach (secondary) / B. Arts – Mathematics/Philosophy


Memberships/Professional Societies

2012 – current    IEEE Member

2010 – current    Australian Mathematical Society (AUSTMS) member


Committee/Group Affiliations

2016 – (from July)  Course Director – Master of Data Analytics

2015 – current     Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems

2014 – current     REMSTEP* Working Group for OLT Project

2013 – current    School of IT Marketing Committee

2012 – current    Human Ethics Advisory Group (SEBE)



(* Reconceptualising Mathematics and Science Teacher Education programs through collaborative partnerships between scientists and educators)



Awards and esteem indicators


Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence ($5000)

Head of School Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


DVC (Education) Commendation for Excellence in Teaching

Head of School Award for Excellence in Research

Faculty nominee for Alfred Deakin Medal for Best Doctoral Thesis


Head of School Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning


Scholarship to attend Workshop on Computational Neuroscience – Queensland Brain Institute (QBI)



Research and Travel Funding


Central Research Grants Scheme                                                 $11000

“Reconciling quantified measures of species diversity with human perceptions using aggregation functions.


School of IT ECR Conference and Travel Funding              $5000

Faculty of S&T ECR International Collaboration Funding             $5000




Scopus: 231  (h-index: 8)                          (Scopus Profile)

Google Scholar: 429  (h-index: 12)             (Google Profile)

ResearchGate: (score: 22.18)         (ResearchGate Profile)


Teaching / Research experience

Deakin University, Australia

2010 – Current               Lecturer in Mathematics

Since the beginning of 2010, I have been the unit co-ordinator at the Melbourne campus for introductory mathematics subjects with high enrollments (between 100 – 470 students).  I have received some of the highest student feedback scores in the faculty for these units and received the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence for my use of technology in lectures and the support and enthusiasm I bring to my students.


2007 – 2009                   University Tutor

Subjects taught:

SIT192 “Discrete Mathematics”, SIT194 “Introduction to Mathematical Modeling”, SIT197 “Number and Chance”, SIT198 “Patterns in Space”, SIT291 “Mathematical Methods for Information Modeling”, SIT292 “Linear Algebra and Applications to Data Communication”



Various Dates                Invited Researcher

School of Economics and Management, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

2014 (Nov)


Graduate School of Science and Technology, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan

2014 (Nov)


GIARA: Research Group of Artificial Intelligence and Approximate Reasoning, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

2012 (Nov)


IRIT: Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France

2009 (Jan – Feb)




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