Professor AIHUA XIA

Deputy Head of School
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Research Groups:
  • Limit Theory in Stochastic Processes
  • Poisson and compound Poisson approximations
  • Markov processes
  • Queueing Networks
  • Point Processes
Recent Publications:
  • Stronger Wireless Signals Appear More Poisson (2016) more
  • Stein's method for conditional compound Poisson approximation (2015) more
  • Normal approximation for statistics of Gibbsian input in geometric probability (2015) more
  • Stein factors for negative binomial approximation in Wasserstein distance (2015) more
  • Changing topological patterns in normal aging using large-scale structural networks (2012) more

Selected Publications

Current Postgraduate Supervision:
Xuan (Kevin) VO "Convergence of instantaneous markov processes"
Past Postgraduate Supervision:
Han Liang GAN "Locally Dependant Extremes"
Xiaoxin WANG "Approximate distributions of the number of run occurrences"
Past MSc Students:
David RINGER "Association behaviour in non-linear death processes"
Sarah FODA "Extreme Value Theory and its Applications to Foreign Exchange Rates"
Edward LAM
Charley XIA
Xinyi LIN
Damian Theodore PAVLYSHYN
Subject(s) Currently Teaching:
MAST90059 Stochastic Calculus with Applications (Semester 1, 2017)
Recent Grant History:
Year(s) Source Type Title
2015 - 2017 ARC Discovery Random Discrete Structures: Approximations and Applications
2012 - 2014 ARC Discovery Random network models with applications in biology
2003 - 2010 ARC Centre Of Excellence ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems
2007 - 2009 ARC Discovery Quantifying cortical thickness and white matter hyperintensity volumes and determining their relationship on Magnetic Resonance Imaging in ageing brains
Deputy Head of Department
Faculty of Science Promotion Panel member for Level B to C
Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator
Stochastic Processes Seminar Coordinator
Management Committee (Postgraduate coordinator)
Math. Sciences Library Users Committee
Postgraduate Programs Committee (Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator)
Strategic Planning Committee