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Dr Steven Richardson

Senior Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5082
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.348  

Steven is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics within the School of Science.

Current Teaching

  • MAT1137 Introductory Applied Mathematics
  • MAT1250 Mathematics 1
  • MAT3150 Differential Equations and Numerical Methods
  • MAT3486 Multivariate Calculus


  • 2016-present: Senior Lecturer, School of Science, ECU
  • 2009-2015: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, School of Engineering, ECU
  • 2007-2008: Research Associate, School of Mechanical Engineering, UWA
  • 2006-2007: Research Associate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, UWA

Research Areas and Interests

  • Mathematical Modelling


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia, 2008.
  • Bachelor of Science with 1st Class Honours in Mathematics, The University of Western Australia, 2008.


Recent Research Grants

  • The use of Geostatistical Simulation in Mine Planning,  RIO Tinto (Technological Resources Pty Ltd),  Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $24,319.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Balash, C., Richardson, S., Guzzomi, N., Rassau, A., (2019), Engineering Mechanics: adoption of project-based learning supported by computer-aided online adaptive assessments–overcoming fundamental issues with a fundamental subject. European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019(Article in press), 1-12, DOI: 10.1080/03043797.2019.1664413.
  • Thomas, N., Richardson, S., Shukla, S., (2018), A simplified simulation model to estimate the storage length of the right-turn-lane in left-hand traffic at signalised intersections for different signal phases and cycle timings. The Open Civil Engineering Jounral, 12(1), 205-224, DOI: 10.2174/1874149501812010205.
  • Srisaeng, P., Richardson, S., Baxter, G., Wild, G., (2016), Forecasting Australia's domestic low cost carrier passenger demand using a genetic algorithm approach. Aviation, 20(2), 39-47, Taylor and Francis Ltd., DOI: 10.3846/16487788.2016.1171798.

Conference Publications

  • Guan, A., Hinckley, S., Richardson, S., (2019), Light source spectra effects on optical coherence tomography Ascans. Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 11202 Biophotonics Australasia 2019, 11202(8-12 December 2019), Article number 1120216, Online, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, DOI: 10.1117/12.2539595.
  • Allwood, G., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2019), Standardization of FBG sensors in dual-bus fiber networks. Proceedings of SPIE Volume 11200 AOS Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) and Australian Conference on Optics, Lasers, and Spectroscopy (ACOLS) 2019, 11200(9-12 December 2019), Article number 112002X, Online, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, DOI: 10.1117/12.2539903.
  • Hinckley, S., Richardson, S., Allwood, G., Wild, G., (2018), Comparison of Si, SiGe and GaAs photovoltaic microcells for power-over-fibre. Proceddings of the Conference on Optielectronc and Microelectronic Materials and Devices 2018 (online), 13-15, Piscataway, NJ, IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2018.8715254.
  • Wild, G., Richardson, S., Hinckley, S., (2016), Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Sensors: Fiber Bragg Grating and Noise. Proceedings 16th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), 167-168, Piscataway, USA, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., DOI: 10.1109/NUSOD.2016.7547086.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Science (Mathematics and Planning),  Plurigaussian simulation of rocktypes using data from a gold mine in Western Australia.
  • Master of Engineering Science,  Analysis of right-turn lane length in left-hand traffic countries at signalised intersections of urban roads
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Epidemiological model of the transmission and spread of hepatitis B pandemic in Ghana
  • Master of Science (Mathematics and Planning),  The simulation of material types in a Western Australian iron deposit.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Geostatistical spatiotemporal modelling with application to the shark Bay managed prawn fishery.
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