Research Groups

Complex Systems

Complex systems play a key role in a vast range of societal activities– climate, the internet, traffic control, power distribution, agriculture, defence, manufacturing, engineering, water management, finance and many more. In any system, be it physical, biological or social, collective phenomena occur as the number of components increase. Analysing the behaviour of any individual component gives... more


Continuing Staff:

Dr Richard BRAK (Senior Lecturer)
Professor Anthony (Tony) GUTTMANN (Professor)
Professor Aleks OWCZAREK (Professor)
Professor Antoinette TORDESILLAS (Professor)

Research Fellows:

Dr Iwan JENSEN (Senior Research Fellow)


Dr. Vladimir BELAVIN (P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)
Prof. Michael (Mike) BENNETT (University of British Columbia)
A/Prof. Benjamin BURTON (The University of Queensland)
Dr. Shu YANG (Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health)



John FOXCROFT Combinatorial Enumeration and the Bethe Auzats.
Sanath KAHAGALAGE An Optimal Control approach to medlling propulsion dynamics in fully submerged granular media environments
William MOORE Bi-orthogonal Polynomials and the Combinatorics of Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process
Sebastian PUCILOWSKI Modelling confined comminution processes in mineral exploration
Joost Herman VAN DER LINDEN Pore Scale Characterisation of Geomaterials
Jason WHYTE Global a priori identifiability of biomolecular interaction models in flow-cell optical biosensor experiments
Ruijie XU

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