- 2012 Distinguished Scholar Award, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, James Madison University.
"Cherry Ripe" prize for best talk by an Academic at the 2004 ANZIAM
(Australia and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics) annual
conference, as judged by the graduate students.
Michell Medal for Outstanding New Researchers, awarded February 2002 by
ANZIAM (Australia and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics).
Cherry prize for best student talk at the 1991 Australian Applied
Mathematics Conference, at Hanmer Springs, N.Z. At
this time I am the only academic to have received both the Cherry and Cherry
Ripe prizes, let alone the Michell medal, which is not awarded every year.
Medal from the University of Wollongong, 1989 (one of three awarded by the
university that year).
Postgraduate Scholarship for PhD studies at the Department of Mechanical
Engineering, University of Sydney, from 1989 to 1992.
Keane Prize for excellence at 400-level (honours) mathematics, University of
of Wollongong Honors Scholarship, 1988.
Keane Vacation Scholarship, Department of Mathematics, University of
Wollongong, December 1987 to February 1988.
Senior Prize for excellence at 300-level (final undergraduate year)
mathematics, University of Wollongong, 1987.
year scholarship at University of Wollongong, 1985.