Dr Matthew Brown

Director, ATN Industry Doctoral Training Centre, Mathematics and Statistics (IDTC) / Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN)

Matt directs a national Mathematics and Statistics Centre (IDTC) for the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) – an alliance of five research intensive and industry engaged universities comprising RMIT University, University of Technology Sydney, Queensland University of Technology, University of South Australia, and Curtin University..

The IDTC runs a new to Australia research program matching industry partners with PhD students to work on real industry R&D problems requiring high level mathematics and statistics. Students also undertake business skills coursework and networking to prepare them for the business working environment.

Previous to his current role Matt had an international research career in mathematics and had carriage of research policy and engagement for the ATN.