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Associate Professor Chris Scogings PhD

Associate Professor

School of Natural and Computational Sciences

Academic Dean - Information Sciences

College of Sciences


Design and implementation of Agent-Based Simulations in the areas of computational science, artificial life and military studies.

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Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 4140800 ext 43134
    Location: 2.17, Mathematical Sciences Building
    Campus: Albany campus


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2004)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Agent-based simulations

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Computer Software (080300): Information And Computing Sciences (080000)


Programming Agent-Based Simulations

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 0 2
Co-supervisor 2 7

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Vajisha Wanniarachchi - Doctor of Philosophy
    Analyzing Underpinning Patterns in Social Media Posts that Promote Weight Stigmatization
  • Bede Amarasekara - Doctor of Philosophy
    Fraud and risk management in HTTP cookie-based tracking systems within Affiliate Marketing context

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2020 - David Robinson - Doctor of Philosophy
    Mining complex trees for hidden fruit: A graph–based computational solution to detect latent criminal networks
  • 2014 - Alwyn Husselmann - Doctor of Philosophy
    Data-parallel Structural Optimisation in Agent-based Modelling

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2020 - Jun Ren - Doctor of Philosophy
    Deep Representation Learning for Action Recognition from RGB+D
  • 2019 - Minh Quach - Doctor of Philosophy
    Parallel Simulation Methods for Large-Scale Agent-Based Predator-Prey Systems
  • 2019 - Timothy McMullen - Doctor of Philosophy
    Web based 3D Graphics using Dart
  • 2019 - David Niedzielski - Doctor of Philosophy
    Analysis and Application of Fourier-Motzkin Variable Elimination to Program Optimization
  • 2018 - Janak Adhikari - Doctor of Philosophy
    Bring Your Own Devices Classroom: Issues of Digital Divides in Teaching and Learning Contexts
  • 2011 - Daniel Playne - Doctor of Philosophy
    Generative Programming Methods for Parallel Partial Differential Field Equation Solvers
  • 2011 - Arno Leist - Doctor of Philosophy
    Data-Parallel Simulation and Analysis of Complex Systems With Irregular Graph Structures

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