Academic CV (Jan 2019)

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 and to Senior Lecturer (Level C) in 2017.


Deakin University

Diploma of Language (Chinese), 21 April 2016

Grad. Certificate of Higher Education, 10 October 2012

Ph.D. Mathematics, 19 October 2011

B.Sci (honours) Mathematics, 24 April 2008

B.Teach (secondary) / B. Arts – Mathematics/Philosophy, 16 April 2007


Memberships/Professional Societies

2012 – current    IEEE Member

2010 – current    Australian Mathematical Society (AUSTMS) member


University and External Roles

2015 – current     Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems

2016 – current     Chair, Human Ethics Advisory Group (HEAG), SEBE Faculty

2018 – current     Deputy Stream Leader, Mathematics, School of IT, SEBE

2016 – 2017     Course Director – Master of Data Analytics


Awards and esteem indicators


Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence

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


Research and Travel Funding


SEBE Research Grants Scheme                                                    $16000

“Connecting ecosystem models with species databases for better conservation decisions”


Central Research Grants Scheme                                                 $11000

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




Scopus: 570  (h-index: 11)                          (Scopus Profile)

Google Scholar: 1009  (h-index: 16)             (Google Profile)

ResearchGate: (score: 26.89)         (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 received the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2013 for my use of technology in lectures and the support and enthusiasm I bring to my students.


Various Dates                Invited Researcher

Kyushu Institute of Technology, Iizuka Campus, Fukuoka, Japan, 2018 (Sep), 2017 (Oct)

Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland, 2018 (Aug)

University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy, 2018 (Jul)

Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, 2016 (Jul)

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)




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