Professor Pascal Perez
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Professor Pascal Perez is a world leader in participatory modelling of complex systems. He is the co-editor of ‘Complex Science for a Complex World – Exploring Human Ecosystems with Agents” (ANU-E-Press). Before joining the University of Wollongong, he has been a Team Leader at CSIRO and an Associate Professor at the Australian National University. Professor Pascal Perez has 20 years experience working in South East Asia, Western Africa, Pacific Island Countries and Australia.
He is responsible for the management and delivery of all aspects of infrastructure modelling and simulation at the SMART Infrastructure Facility. As Research Director he is responsible for SMART’s academic governance and for establishing strategic scientific partnerships in Australia and beyond.
Research areas and expertise
Participatory decision support tools for Government, Industry and Communities
Agent based modelling technology
MSc (Environmental. Studies), 1986, University Montpellier 2, France
PhD (Environmental. Studies), 1994, University Montpellier 2, France
Project Leader, Upland Agricultural Innovation project, Indonesia (1996-2000, AFD).
ARC-International Linkage Fellowship to work on groundwater management (2002-2003, ARC).
Co-Chair, Modelling & Decision Support group, Coral Reef Targeted Research project (2005-2010, World Bank).Chief Investigator, Drug Policy Modelling Program (2005-2010, Colonial Bank Foundation).
HDR Student Supervision
2001 Irianto Gatot, PhD, University of Rennes, France
2003 Nicolas Becu, PhD, University of Montpellier 2, France
2005 Nazmun Ratna, PhD, Australian National University, Australia
2007 Katherine Daniell, Australian National University, Australia
2008 Rachel Lorenzen, PhD, Australian National University, Australia
2010 Magnus Moglia, PhD, Australian National University, Australia
2010 Stefano Balbi, PhD, University of Venice, Italy
2011 Natalie Jones, PhD, University of Queensland, Australia
2012 Francois Lamy, PhD, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Current Shiva Pedram, PhD, University of Wollongong, Australia
Current Murad Safadi, PhD, University of Wollongong, Australia
Member of the National Technical Committee of the Australian Urban Infrastructure Network (AURIN)
Member of the Decision Support Division of Simulation Australia
Member of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA)
Member of the Modelling & Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (MSSANZ)
Member of the Australian Coastal Society (ACS)