Hamish Thorburn

PhD student


I completed a Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts at the University of Queensland in 2015, majoring in mathematics and statistics. After working for the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research for a few years, I joined STOR-i in October 2019. I commenced my PhD in October 2020, supervised by Anna-Lena Sachs, Jamie Fairbrother, and John Boylan, and parterned with Royal Mail. My PhD is titled “Resource Allocation in Mail Centres”, involving stochastic optimisation models to determine appropriate staff levels in mail centres.


  • STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training