Peter Ballard

Dr Peter Ballard

Research Associate

School of Mathematical Sciences

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics.

Previously I worked for more than 20 years as an electronic engineer, in the simulation and design of VLSI circuits.

My research involves Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) inference, applied to the area of epidemiology. In particular I am developing software which uses an advanced simulation technique known as importance sampling.

In 2017, I lectured and tutored the "Research Methods" part of subject "Research Methods andStatistics 7025".

  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2015 - ongoing Member Australian Mathematical Society (AustMS) Australia
    2006 - ongoing Member IEEE United States
  • Position: Research Associate
  • Phone: 83136955
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  • Fax: 8313 3696
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 6
  • Room: 6 19
  • Org Unit: Mathematical Sciences

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