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Dr Steven Richardson

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5082, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.348
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
  • MAT1236 Calculus 1
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Srisaeng, P., Baxter, G., Richardson, S., Wild, G., (2015), A forecasting tool for predicting Australia's domestic airline passenger demand using a genetic algorithm. Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management, 7(4), 476-489, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Instituto de Aeronautica e Espac, DOI: 10.5028/jatm.v7i4/475.
  • Somerville, A., Baxter, G., Richardson, S., Wild, G., (2015), Sustainable water management at major Australian regional airports: the case of Mildura airport. Aviation, 19(2), 83-89, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.3846/16487788.2015.1057992.
  • Wild, G., Richardson, S., (2015), Analytical modeling of power detection-based interrogation methods for fiber Bragg grating sensors for system optimization. Optical Engineering, 54(9), Article no. 097109, Belingham, USA, SPIE, DOI: 10.1117/1.OE.54.9.097109.
  • Jansz, P., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2014), Characterizing the resolvability of real superluminescent diode sources for application to optical coherence tomography using a low coherence interferometry model. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(8), Article no. 085003, SPIE, DOI: 10.1117/1.JBO.19.8.085003.
  • Richardson, S., Kefford, A., Hodkiewicz, M., (2013), Optimised asset replacement strategy in the presence of lead time uncertainty. International Journal of Production Economics, 141(2), 659-667, Elsevier BV, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpe.2012.10.006.
  • Wild, G., Richardson, S., (2013), Numerical modeling of intensity-based optical fiber Bragg grating sensor interrogation systems. Optical Engineering, 52(2), 1-9, Bellingham, WA, United States, SPIE, DOI: 10.1117/1.OE.52.2.024404.

Conference Publications

  • 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),  The Simulation Of Material Types In A Western Australian Iron Deposit.
  • 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,  Geostatistical Spatiotemporal Modelling With Application To The Shark Bay Managed Prawn Fishery.
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