Personal profile

Research interests

Computational Biology, Computational Statistics, Multi-scale modelling of complex networks

Supervision interests

Mathematical modelling of genetic network and cell signalling pathway, mathematical modelling of financial and social networks; Statistical inference of complex networks;


TianhaiTian received his PhD in Computational Mathematics in 2001 from the University of Queensland in Australia. He was a Research Fellow at the same University after submitting his PhD thesis. He obtained the Australian Research Fellowship from the Australian Research Council (ARC) in 2006 and then studied computational biology at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience in Queensland. He joined the University of Glasgow in Scotland as a Lord Kelvin Fellow in 2007 and became a Reader in 2009. In 2011 he returned to Australia and now is an Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Monash University.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

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