Dr Farah Houdroge is a mathematical modeller at the Burnet Institute working across a variety of projects related infectious disease modelling and public health including BBV and STI elimination, resource optimisation analyses and statistical analyses, with a vested interest in climate change and health.
Farah has a background in Applied Mathematics and Physics. In 2017, she completed her PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics at Monash University where, prior to joining the Burnet Institute, she worked as a Research Assistant and Teaching Associate in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
- 2020-ongoing: Mathematical Modeller, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
- 2020: Co-lecturer, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
- 2014-2020: Head Teaching Associate, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
- 2017-2019: Research Assistant, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
- 2017: PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
- 2013: MSc in Fluid Dynamics Research, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France
- 2011: BSc in Mathematics and Applications, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France
- 2014-2017: Faculty of Engineering International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FEIPRS)
- 2014-2017: Monash Departmental Stipend Scholarship (MDS)
- Frequent and unpredictable changes in COVID-19 policies and restrictions reduce the accuracy of model forecasts.
Houdroge F, Palmer A, Delport D, Walsh T, Kelly SL, Hainsworth SW, Abeysuriya R, Stuart RM, Kerr CC, Coplan P, Wilson DP, Scott N
Sci Rep. 2023 Jan; 13(1):1398
- Cost optimisation analysis of the expanded programme for immunisation: balancing equity and coverage in Pakistan.
Houdroge F, Yunus H, Delport D, Stearns E, Palmer A, Naim A, Kashif A, Pyne HH, Scott N, Oelrichs R, Wilson D
BMJ Glob Health. 2022 Oct; 7(10)