Archive for March, 2014

Michael Brand’s success

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Congratulations to Michael Brand, who has won the Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal for the best PhD thesis completed in the Faculty of I.T. at Monash University in 2013. One such medal is awarded in each Faculty, each year, at Monash. He also won the 2013 Faculty of I.T. Doctoral Medal which has criteria for other contributions as well as thesis excellence. The thesis is titled “Computing with Arbitrary and Random Numbers“. Michael’s main supervisor was Graham Farr, and associate supervisor was Ian Wanless. Michael will graduate in May 2014.

Nick Wormald

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Nick Wormald‘s research is featured in in the latest issue of Monash Magazine. The article explains well the nature of some of Nick’s work, and of graph theory and pure mathematics generally, to non-technical readers.