Ben has over 15 years experience developing and commercialising optimisation based information systems. He has worked with some of the largest companies in Australia and around the world.
Ben has worked in a diverse range of industries including: passenger, freight and bulk rail operations; transportation logistics; traffic management; telecommunications; utilities; finance; sport; social services; health; manufacturing and mining.
Prior to working at Polymathian Ben held a range of positions, including CEO, Head Mathematician, Product Development Leader, Algorithms Specialist at various companies including Opcom, Carmen Systems and Boeing.
Ben has a passion for applied mathematics and operations research and the benefits it can bring to people, business and society.
Jonathon has over 10 years experience developing and commercialising optimisation and simulation modelling software.
Some of the projects Jonathon has led include:
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Steven has over six years experience as a consultant, mathematician and software architect. He has worked across a wide range of industries, as well as studied in Australia and the UK. He has been the recipient of a several prestigious awards, including the group prize for best overall student performance in his MSc at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
He is passionate about applying Industrial Mathematics to solve problems.
MSc, Management Science, Operational Research (Distinction), London School of Economics and Political Science, 2012
Bachelor of Mathematics (Distinction), Queensland University of Technology, 2010
Bachelor of Information Technology, Software Architecture (Distinction), Queensland University of Technology, 2010
London School of Economics and Political Science: Management Science Society Guest Speaker
Mike has over 30 years experience in computing and technical industries, working on a wide range of problems in Mining, Production, Computing, Marketing, Economics and Commerce.
Mike has always been interested in the application of mathematics to industrial, technical and logical problems, with special emphasis on mathematical modelling. Modelling has a special place in industry because the very act of modelling a system or organisation provides a really good way to understand that organisation.
Grad Dip, Operations Research
Forecasting, Inventory, Simulation, Statistics, Mathematical Programming, Economics, Scheduling, Transport, Computing, Decision Support, Consulting
On Apportioning and Rounding, Aust Comp Jnl, Vol 11, No. 3
Daniel has over five years' experience as a client facing software developer in a broad range of fields.
Daniel thrives working on projects that challenge him while facilitating his learning and development. He has a hunger to continually learn and apply new skills to solve problems. He gets excited by the application of technology to solve real world problems and contributing to such solutions.
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechatronics (Honours), The University of Queensland, 2011
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, The University of Queensland, 2011
Will has over 7 years experience developing applications for the mining industry for recovery forecasting and modelling of underground grade deposits working with companies including Rio Tinto, BHP and Xstrata. Will also has experience in numerical modelling of geotechnical problems.
PhD, Gravity flow of rock in caving mines: Numerical modelling of isolated, interactive and non-ideal draw, Mining Engineering, University of Queensland, 2014
BE (Hons), Software, University of Queensland, 2007
Hancock, W., 2012. Modeling the Gravity Flow of rock using the Discrete Element Method, In: Massmin2012, Sudbury.
Weatherley, D., Boros, V., Hancock, W., Abe, S., 2010. Scaling benchmark of esys-particle for elastic wave propagation simulations. In: Escience, 2010 IEEE Sixth International Conference on e-Science. pp. 277-283.
Hancock, W., Weatherley, D., Chitombo, G., 2010. Large-scale simulations of gravity flow in block caving. In: Potvin, Y. (Ed.), Caving 2010. Perth, pp. 553-566.
Tao has over 7 years' experience consulting on mining and resource projects. He has applied his skills in simulation, optimisation, data analysis and visualisation to deliver strategic insight and significant value to clients. Tao has developed a deep understanding of the behaviour and dynamics of mining supply chains.
B.Com Hon. (Management Science Operations Research) 1st class, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2009
MBA (Masters of Business Administration), University of Queensland, Australia, 2016
Some of the projects Tao has been involved in include:
Tony has over three years experience in software development, software architecture and technical writing in both software and engineering industries
Tony has a passion for mathematics and operations research and has experience developing and delivering optimisation models.
MSc, Operations Research, Queensland University of Technology
BEd, Mathematics & Computer Science, Griffith University, 2010
Jackson has over five years experience in technical and software fields spanning the mining, manufacturing, energy and oil and gas industries. He has designed pressure vessels, steam generators, mine planning software and models of the Australian electricity market.
Jackson has a passion for mathematics and leveraging computers to model phenomena and solve real world problems.
BEng, Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours), University of Queensland, 2013
BSc, Mathematics, University of Queensland, 2013
Kieran has over four years of experience in professional software engineering, software systems and automation technology.
He is passionate about crafting easy-to-use software that incorporates the latest technology and research to robustly solve real problems.
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechatronics (Honours), The University of Queensland, 2010
Mitchell has over five years experience developing websites, mobile apps, and tools for use in industry and education.
Mitchell enjoys the software and business sides of optimisation, building programs to help visualise complex data in ways which are easy to understand and use day to day. He is especially interested in the effects software and technology are having, and will continue to have, on modern business management practices.
Bachelor of Engineering, Software (Honours), The University of Queensland, 2018
Bachelor of Business Management, eBusiness, The University of Queensland, 2018
Tom has over 3 years experience in software development, in fields spanning webapp development, robotics, and systems programming.
Tom is passionate about the application of mathematics in software and computer science, including programming language design, computational problem solving, and data driven user experience design.
Bachelor of Engineering (Software), University of Queensland (ongoing)
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), University of Queensland (ongoing)
Paul is a computer science student in his second year of studies.
Paul's interests are artificial intelligence and software development.
Bachelor of IT Major in Computer Science (ongoing)
Bachelor of Engineering Majoring in Mechanical Engineering, University of Queensland (2012)
Lewis is an engineering student at The University of Queensland majoring in Software.
Lewis is passionate about software development and all things technology.
Bachelor of Engineering (Software), The University of Queensland (ongoing)
Andre is a developer with a passion for building tools that provide practical solutions to challenging problems. He has extensive experience in data analytics, visualisation and data-driven decision making.
Andrew has over 3 years experience in statistical analysis and is a Vice Chancellor's scholar and casual academic staff member at the University of Queensland.
Andrew is passionate about using applied mathematics and statistics to solve some of the most challenging real world problems facing society today.
Bachelor of Science, Statistics, The University of Queensland, 2014 (ongoing)
Bachelor of Arts, Extended Major in Mathematics, The University of Queensland, 2014 (ongoing)
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Matthew is an Information Technology student at Queensland University of Technology, majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Intelligent Systems.
Matthew is the Events Coordinator for CODE Network at QUT, and also developer of numerous large Minecraft server mods.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science), Queensland University of Technology (ongoing)
Henry is a Bachelor of IT graduate from The University of Queensland.
Prior to joining Polymathian, Henry has worked in the events and ticketing industry holding various positions such as systems administrator and event manager. Other experience is primarily in the RFID/NFC space, where he developed a number of embedded and web systems using the NFC technology.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Maj. Software Design), The University of Queensland
Amy is a mathematician and statistician with experience in image analysis, statistics and data analysis. Prior to joining Polymathian, she has had a long association with the CSIRO as a vacation scholar, research projects officer, graduate fellow and PhD scholar doing either statistics or image analysis (or both).