Mumtaz Hussain


About me

I'm a Senior Lecturer of Mathematics

I graduated with a PhD (Mathematics) in 2011 from The University of York (England).
I am an active researcher in Analytical Number Theory, Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, and the interactions between them. I enjoy working on Number Theoretic applications in areas such as Electronic Communications, Signal Processing, Partial Differential Equations, and Cryptography. See my Publications for a list of my articles and a brief research statement.

Prior to my current position, I have held positions of

  • Lecturer, La Trobe University, 2017–2019.
  • Endeavour Research Fellow, Brandeis University, Massachusetts (USA), 2016–2017.
  • Lecturer, the University of Newcastle, 2015–2016.
  • Associate Lecturer, the University of Newcastle, 2014–2015.
  • Research Associate, the University of Newcastle, 2013–2014.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Aarhus University, 2012–2013.
  • Honorary Research Fellow, La Trobe University, 2010—2012.
  • Teaching Assistant, The University of York, 2006—2010

I enjoy teaching and as a testament to my contributions to students learning I received the “2016 Award for Teaching Excellence and Contribution to Student Learning – Individual” from the Faculty of Science and IT, The University of Newcastle. In 2016 I was also awarded an Endeavour Fellowship by the Department of Teaching and Training–Australian Government.