Rod Weber Rod Weber

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University College
University of New South Wales
Australian Defence Force Academy
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6268 8897
E-mail: r.weber@adfa.edu.au

Rod Weber is a Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales (ADFA campus). Rod has been an active participant in the Mathematics-in-Industry Study Group workshop since1988, and has taken part in all meetings and moderated five problems. In addition, his research has been linked with many applied agencies and businesses in Australia, especially in modelling bushfires and the effects upon plants. His current interests are very broad, and include aviation and food industries.

Recent projects

  • The application of pesticides to grape bunches (Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation, MISG 2001)
  • Product stabilisation for visual inspection systems in the Queensland coal industry (Bob Harland and Associate, MISG 1998)
  • Modelling an inverted belt filter (James Hardie, MISG 1997)
  • Stratification in steelmaking ladles (BHP Research, MISG 1993)
  • ignition of dusts
  • aluminium cells
  • steel manufacturing
  • wool processing
  • coal sorting
  • pesticide application