Rosalie Viney

Rosalie Viney is the Director of the Centre for Health Economics Research & Evaluation (CHERE) and Professor of Health Economics at UTS. She holds an honorary Senior Lectureship in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney and is a Research Associate of the Centre for Applied Economics Research at the University of New South Wales. Rosalie has a PhD in economics from the University of Sydney. Her PhD research focused on the use of discrete choice experiments to value health outcomes and investigate the assumptions underlying Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs). She is a member of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee’s Economics Sub-Committee. Supervisor Homepage
Areas of expertise: Market Design – Health

Jane Hall

Jane Hall is the Director of Strategy for the Centre and Professor of Health Economics in the UTS Business School. She was the founding Director of CHERE and held that position until 2012. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. In 2012 she was recognized with a UTS Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence in Research Leadership. In 2011 she was awarded the inaugural Professional Award made by the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand, for her outstanding contributions to research, developing the field and mentoring others. She is currently leading the APHCRI funded Centre of Research Excellence in the finance and economics of primary care. She is actively involved in policy analysis and critique, and is a regular commentator on health funding and organisational issues in Australia. Jane has represented Australia in many international health policy forums. Jane is a member of the Board of the Bureau of Health Information; and a member of the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority. She is the Australian representative of the Harkness Fellowship in Health Policy and Practice; and Director of the Australian-American Health Policy Program. She is an Associate Editor of Health Economics, and of Health Policy. Supervisor homepage
Areas of expertise: Health Economics / Control

Mark Johnson

Mark Johnson is a Professor of Language Science (CORE) in the Department of Computing at Macquarie University. He was awarded a BSc (Hons) in 1979 from the University of Sydney, an MA in 1984 from the University of California, San Diego and a PhD in 1987 from Stanford University. He held a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT from 1987 until 1988, and has been a visiting researcher at the University of Stuttgart, the Xerox Research Centre in Grenoble, CSAIL at MIT and the Natural Language group at Microsoft Research. He has worked on a wide range of topics in computational linguistics, but his main research area is parsing and its applications to text and speech processing. He was President of the Association for Computational Linguistics in 2003, and was a professor from 1989 until 2009 in the Departments of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences and Computer Science at Brown University. Supervisor homepage
Areas of expertise:  Computational Linguisitics

Jerry Parwada

Professor Jerry Parwada is the Head of Banking and Finance in the UNSW Business School at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Jerry’s doctorate from Edith Cowan University is on the behaviour of asset flows in the investment management industry. His research specialises in funds management and financial markets and has been published in internationally renowned finance journals, including Journal of Accounting ResearchJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and Financial Management. He has prior investment banking experience and is an active consultant to industry on issues relating to managed funds and valuation. He sits on the Finsia Institutional Markets Advisory Council and has served, since 2012, on the Credit Suisse Endowment Advisory Council. He is a regular speaker at local and international finance conferences. He was educated at St Ignatius College (Zimbabwe) and holds a BCom (Hons) From NUST (Zimbabwe), an MPhil from UNSW Australia, and MBA and PhD degrees from Edith Cowan University. Supervisor Homepage
Areas of expertise: Portfolio management

Andrew Lepone LinkedIn

Andrew Lepone is a Professor of Finance at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, and is Head of Partner Relations. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Sydney in 2007. He is actively involved in research in the areas of equity and futures market microstructure, particularly related to the areas of market design and market quality. In particular, he has examined how particular market designs affect market quality, including the structure of off-market block trading facilities and the effect of minimum tick-size reductions for futures contracts. He has published numerous articles in leading internationally refereed journals, including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Markets and the Journal of Empirical Finance.
Areas of expertise:  Market Design – Securities Markets

Terry Walter LinkedIn

Terry Walter is Professor of Finance in the of Discipline of Finance, The University of Sydney Business School and Chief Research Officer and Director of Equities Research at Sirca. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of empirical tests of finance theory as it relates to the behaviour of capital markets, market microstructure, executive compensation, takeovers and mergers and initial public offers, anomalies in empirical capital market evidence, behavioural finance, and the performance and fees structures of mutual funds. His research has been supported with several ARC Discovery Grants, Linkage Grants, Infrastructure Grants and a Cooperative Research Centre Grant. He previously has held professorial appointments at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales, the University of Western Australia, Macquarie University and the University of Technology, Sydney. Supervisor Homepage

Areas of expertise: Corporate Finance / Market Microstructure

Douglas Cumming

Professor in Finance and Entrepreneurship • Ontario Research Chair in Economics and Cross Cultural Studies B.Com. (McGill); M.A. (Queen’s); J.D. (UofT); Ph.D (UofT); CFA My research areas span topics that include law and finance, public policy, entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, private equity, IPOs, hedge funds, and exchange regulation and surveillance. I study applied topics and make use of a wide range of empirical methods. My work often involves assessment of regulatory and other policy initiatives towards stimulating market activity. Supervisor Homepage
Areas of expertise:  law and finance / public policy / entrepreneurial finance / venture capital /  private equity / IPOs / hedge funds / exchange regulation / Surveillance

Sanjay Chawla

Sanjay Chawla is Professor of Pattern and Data Mining in the School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney. He served as the Head of School during 2008-11. His research work has appeared in leading data mining journals and conferences including ACM TKDD, Machine Learning, IEEE TKDE, DMKD, ACM SIGKDD, IEEE ICDM, SDM, and PAKDD. He is an associate editor for IEEE TKDE and serves on the editorial board of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. He served as a Program Co-Chair of PAKDD 2012. He received his PhD in 1995 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA under Professor Suzanne Lenhart. Research interests My interests straddle data mining, machine learning and spatial data management. I also enjoy discussing philosophical issues related to data mining. My current emphasis is on problems such as:
  • Anomaly detection in high dimensional space.
  • Classification for imbalanced data.
  • Learning in adversarial environments.
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Areas of expertise: Data Mining / Learning in adversarial environments

Tyrone Carlin

Tyrone Carlin is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Registrar), The University of Sydney and Professor of Financial Reporting and Regulation. Prior to joining the University of Sydney, he held a variety of senior academic appointments including Dean of Law at Macquarie University and Director of Academic Programs at Macquarie Graduate School of Management. Tyrone holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Masters of Commerce with Honours, both majoring in Accounting, from the University of New South Wales. He holds a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney, and is the recipient of the Law Graduates’ Association Medal in Law. He holds a PhD from Macquarie Graduate School of Management. Tyrone is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a director of CPA Australia, Sydney Talent and Teachers Mutual Bank. More details Areas of expertise: Auditing / Financial Reporting