CITIZENSHIP:    Canadian
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Degree University Department Year
B.Sc. University of Toronto Mathematics 1987
C.A.S.M.* University of Cambridge D.A.M.T.P.** 1988
M.Sc. University of Toronto Mathematics 1989
Ph.D. University of Cambridge Institute of Astronomy 1993
* Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics (Part III of Math. Tripos)
** Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

CURRENT STATUS AT McMASTER UNIVERSITY

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Associate Member, Department of Biology
Associate Member, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Member, Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR)

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2013      McMaster Synergy Award
2006-2011      J. S. McDonnell Foundation Research Award
2003-2004      Rx&D-Health Research Foundation (HRF) Special Research Award
2002-2007      CIHR New Investigator Award
2002      SHARC-Net Research Fellowship
2000      Ontario Premier's Research Excellence Award (PREA)
1996-1999      Wellcome Trust Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Biology

     Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK; and
     Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, USA

1994-1996      Lady Davis Post-Doctoral Fellowship

     Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

1993      Weizmann Institute Exchange Fellowship (six months)

     Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

1993      Cambridge Philosophical Society Research Studentship

     Braithwaite-Batty Research Studentship, Emmanuel College, Cambridge

1991-1992      Isaac Newton Studentship
1987-1991      United Kingdom Commonwealth Scholarship
1988-1989      Massey College Junior Fellowship, University of Toronto
1987      C. L. Burton Open Scholarship
1986      The Hudson Bay Company Scholarship in Science

     The Ivan Szak Scholarship in Mathematics and Physics
     C. L. Burton Scholarship for Mathematics and Physical Sciences

1985      The William Hossack Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics and Physics

     Reuben Wells Leonard Scholarship
     Samuel Beatty Scholarship

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
American Society of Naturalists (ASN)
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS)
Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)
International Society for Behavioural Ecology (ISBE)
Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB)
SUPERVISORSHIPS
POST-DOCTORAL
Name Dates Last Degree Current Position
Raluca Eftimie 2008-2010 Ph.D. 2008, Alberta Assistant Professor
University of Dundee
Daihai He 2008-2010 Ph.D. 2006, McMaster University Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Mudassar Imran 2007-2009 Ph.D. 2006, Arizona State Postdoctoral Researcher
Joseph Tien 2007-2009 Ph.D. 2006, Cornell Assistant Professor
Ohio State University
Alexander Lange 2007-2008 Ph.D. 2004, Germany Postdoctoral Researcher
Ranil Sonnadara 2005-2008 Ph.D. 2005, McMaster Assistant Professor
University of Toronto
Lin Wang 2003-2005 Ph.D. 2003, Memorial Professor
University of New Brunswick
Connell McCluskey 2003-2005 Ph.D. 2002, Alberta Associate Professor
Wilfrid Laurier University
Junling Ma 2002-2006 Ph.D. 2000, Princeton Associate Professor
University of Victoria
Julien Arino 2002-2005 Ph.D. 2002, Paris Associate Professor
University of Manitoba
Chris T. Bauch 2000-2003 Ph.D. 2000, Warwick Professor
University of Waterloo
GRADUATE
Name Dates Type of Supervision Current Position
Irena Papst 2013- Graduate Student
McMaster University
Dora Rosati 2013- Graduate Student
McMaster University
Karsten Hempel 2012- Mathematics Ph.D. thesis Graduate Student
McMaster University
Michelle deJonge 2012- Mathematics M.Sc. thesis Health Data Analyst
Cambridge Memorial Hospital
David Champredon 2012- Computational Science Ph.D. thesis Graduate Student
McMaster University
Chai Molina 2011- Mathematics Ph.D. thesis Graduate Student
McMaster University
Karsten Hempel 2010-2012 Mathematics M.Sc. thesis Graduate Student
McMaster University
Ellen Korol 2009-2011 Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics M.Sc. thesis Graduate Student
McMaster University
Jennifer Young 2007-2009 Mathematics M.Sc. thesis Modelling Biologist
Dept. of Fisheries & Oceans
Jennifer Nissen 2007-2008 Mathematics M.Sc. thesis Lecturer, University of Waterloo
Olga Krylova 2005-2011 Mathematics Ph.D. thesis Senior Analyst, CIHI
Rui Zhang 2004-2005 Mathematics M.Sc. thesis
Brad Wagner 2003-2008 Mathematics Ph.D. thesis Research Scientist
Institute for Disease Modeling
Daihai He 2002-2006 Mathematics Ph.D. thesis Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
UNDERGRADUATE
Name Dates Type of Supervision Current Position
Sarah Drohan Summer 2012 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Graduate Student
Princeton University
Irena Papst Summer 2012 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Graduate Student
McMaster University
Dora Rosati 2012-2013 iScience 4rth Year Thesis Graduate Student
McMaster University
Chris Ferguson 2011- Arts & Science 4C06 undergraduate thesis McMaster University
Brandon May 2010-2012 Part-time Research Assistant Graduate Student
University of Alberta
Robyn Guyatt Summer 2009 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Undergrad, McMaster University
Julian Kim Summer 2009 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award
Vanessa Foster Summer 2009 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Graduate student
University of Toronto
2008- Undergraduate Research
Jaimy Wickrema 2007 Research Assistant
Caroline Gross 2006 Research Assistant Chiropractor
Laxmi Pandit 2006-2008 Research Assistant Research Assistant
University of Windsor
Raluca Amariei 2004-2005 Volunteer Research Assistant Grad Student
University of Waterloo
Joshua Fagbemi 2004 Part-time Research Assistant
James McDonald 2004-2006 Research Assistant Student in Craft & Design
Sheridan College
Melanie Pacitto Summer 2004 Part-time Research Assistant Teacher
Adelicia Yu 2004 BHSc Summer Research Scholarship Physician
Rui Zhang Summer 2004 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award
Victoria Maystruk Summer 2006 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Mathematics Lecturer
Trent University
2005 Research Assistant
Summer 2003 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award
Susan Bailey Summer 2003 Part-time Research Assistant Grad Student
University of Ottawa
2002-2003 Biology 4C09 undergraduate thesis
James Knight Summer 2002 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Grad Student
University of Ottawa
Andrew Best Summer 2001 Part-time Research Assistant English Teacher, China
Allan Dafoe 2002-2003 Arts & Science 4C06 undergraduate thesis Assistant Professor
Yale University
Summer 2001 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award
Claire Lees 2001-2002 Research Assistant EDRMS Team Leader
Civil Service UK
Yuanyuan Zhang Summer 2002 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Software Engineer
Microsoft Corporation
Summer 2001 SHARC-Net Undergraduate Fellow
Susan Huang Summer 2000 Part-time Research Assistant
Last update: 9 May 2015