Associate Professor Chris Drovandi

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Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences

PhD(Statistics) (Queensland University of Technology), BAppSc(Statistics) (Queensland University of Technology), BInfTech(SoftwareEng/DataComms) (Queensland University of Technology)

Dr Chris Drovandi is an Associate Professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and is an Associate Investigator of ACEMS.  Chris completed his PhD in 2012 at QUT and is currently a holder of an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher’s Award, delivering close to $400,000 in funding over 3 years. His research interests are in Bayesian algorithms for complex models, optimal Bayesian experimental design methods and the translation of Bayesian methods across many disciplines.  Chris is currently supervising several post-graduate students. For more information, visit Dr Drovandi’s website.

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Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
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Vice-Chancellor's Performance Fund Award (for excellence in Research)
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The ISBA Lifetime Members Junior Researcher Award
Tractable Bayesian Algorithms for Intractable Bayesian Problems
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CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
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