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G'Day! I'm a Senior Lecturer (pure mathematics) at Monash University in Melbourne. My research background and interests are in computational algebra, in particular, group theory and Lie theory. For my Monash profile click here.

Postgraduate Studies

I am the Director of Postgraduate Studies in Monash' School of Mathematical Sciences. Students who are interested in pursuing studies towards a PhD or MPhil (research) can obtain all relevant information here; feel free to contact me or our Senior Administrative Officer John Chan if you require more information.

Visiting Fellowships

I am a member our School's Research Committee that is overseeing two fellowship programs to attract world-class academics for a visit to Monash University. Please see here for more details; feel free to contact me or our Administrative Officer Angelika Nikolov-Arvela if you require more information.

Editorial work

I am a new editorial board member of the AAECC.

Upcoming events

In December 2019 I will be organising the "Algebra" session at the 63nd Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society.

Recommended reading

I highly recommend reading the speech of the Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel AO (November 2018); it highlights the important role of mathematics in education.
My colleague Dr Daniel Mathews and I have written an opinion article on performance targets in academia; it has been published in the Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society (see publications); a pdf version can be found here.

Contact details

Monash University
Clayton Campus
School of Mathematical Sciences
1 Wellington Rd
Clayton VIC 3800, Australia

Campus Map
Rainforest Walk 9 (previous Bld 28)
level 4, room 425
phone: +61-3-990-54771
e-mail: heiko.dietrich(at)monash.edu



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