Non-Uniform Monash Business Analytics Team

Meet the Team

Current

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Mahdi Abolghasemi

Post Doctoral Researcher (Data Science)

forecasting, optimisation, machine learning, business analytics

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Klaus Ackermann

Lecturer in Statistics

economics, machine learning, big, big data, computational statistics

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Fan Cheng

PhD (Statistics)

exploratory data analysis, forecasting, statistical computing

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Di Cook

Professor of Business Analytics

statistical graphics, exploratory data analysis, multivariate statistics, data mining

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Catherine Forbes

Associate Professor

bayesian time series analysis, financial econometrics

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Sayani Gupta

PhD (Statistics)

computational statistics, visualization, time series analysis, forecasting

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Rob J Hyndman

Professor of Statistics and Head of Department

forecasting, time series, exploratory data analysis

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Stephanie Kobakian

MPhil (Statistics)

statistical graphics, data analytics, information visualisation

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Ursula Laa

Post Doctoral Researcher (Statistics)

statistical graphics, high-dimensional data, machine learning, (particle) physics

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Stuart Lee

PhD (Statistics)

statistical graphics, exploratory data analysis, high-dimensional statistics, computation and design

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Ruben Loaiza Maya

Lecturer in Econometrics

econometrics, bayesian statistics

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Patricia Menendez

Lecturer in Statistics

statistics, applied statistics, mathematical modeling

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Pablo Montero Manso

Post Doctoral Researcher (Statistics)

time series, forecasting, machine learning, computational statistics

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Didier Nibbering

Lecturer in Econometrics

high-dimensional inference, forecasting, bayesian statistics

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Mitch O'Hara-Wild

Research Assistant

statistical computing, time series, forecasting, software design

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Cameron Roach

PhD (Statistics)

data science, machine learning, time series analysis, forecasting

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Nicholas Spyrison

PhD (Statistics)

high dimensional visualisation, human computer interaction, data science

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Emi Tanaka

Lecturer in Statistics

applied statistics, mixed models, experimental design, statistical computing

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Nick Tierney

Lecturer in Statistics

exploratory data analysis, statistical modelling, bayesian statistics, software design

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Sherry Zhang

PhD (Statistics)

computational statistics, statistical graphics, temporal data analysis, machine learning

Visitors

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Emily Dodwell (Feb '20)

Principal Inventive Scientist, AT&T Labs Research

interactive visualisation, fairness and bias in machine learning

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Donald A. S. Fraser (Feb-Apr '20)

Emeritus Professor, University of Toronto

mathematical statistics, foundations of statistics

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Nancy Reid (Feb-Apr '20)

Professor, University of Toronto

theoretical statistics, statistical inference, data visualisation

Alumni

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Puwasala Gamakumara

Data Science Intern at Walmart, Australia

time series, forecasting, data science, applied statistics

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Sevvandi Kandanaarachchi

Lecturer in Statistics, RMIT

anomaly detection, mathematical statistics

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Priyanga Dilini Talagala

Lecturer in Statistics, University of Moratuwa

time series, forecasting, anomaly detection, applied statistics

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Thiyanga Talagala

Lecturer in Statistics, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

time series, forecasting, data visualisation, applied statistics

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Earo Wang

Lecturer in Statistics, University of Auckland

time series, data visualisation, software design, data science

About NUMBATs

NUMBATs is the name for our research group, Non-Uniform Monash Business Analytics Team. We meet regularly to openly exchange and discuss research ideas and activity in an actively supportive and creative environment. People outside the group are welcome to attend, and can sign up to receive notifications about topics for each meeting, or check the calendar on the web site.
Our mission is to advance methodology for making data analysis easier. We develop new techniques for statistical modeling and visualisation, and work hard to make these available to the general public by distributing open source software, mostly using R.
It is also our goal to raise awareness of Australian fauna and flora, particularly many of the beautiful endangered species. For example, in reality, numbats are insectivores, mostly found in Western Australia, and we encourage you to contribute to the conservation efforts by donating or purchasing products from Project Numbat.

Recent Posts

NUMBAT Hackathon 2020

Projects

Get in touch with the NUMBAT faculty members for projects not listed here.

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tidyverts

R packages for tidy time series analysis

Upcoming Events

We hold regular seminars during the semester period (March-June, August-Nov). And there are numerous other events organised or related to NUMBAT.

You can add the events to your calendar via iCal or Google calendar.

Contact

  • Monash University, Clayton Campus, Wellington Rd, Melbourne, 3800
  • Enter Menzies Building, go to Level 7, east corridor.
  • @numbats_rise_up