Researcher biography

Jerzy Filar is the Director of the Centre for Applications in Natural Resource Mathematics within the School of Mathematics and Physics. Jerzy is a broadly trained applied mathematician with research interests spanning a spectrum of both theoretical and applied topics in Operations Research, Stochastic Modelling, Optimisation, Game Theory and Environmental Modelling. Professor Filar co-authored, or authored, five books or monographs and approximately 100 refereed research papers. He has a record of research grants/contracts with agencies and research institutes such as NSF, ARC, US EPA, World Resources Institute, DSTO and the Sir Keith and Sir Ross Smith Foundation. He is editor-in-chief of Environmental Modelling and Assessment and serves on editorial boards of Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications and a number of other journals. He has supervised or co-supervised 23 PhD students. Jerzy's Erdos Number is 3.