Mathematics in Industry Study Group (MISG) 2015

Problems solved by one of the world’s longest running mathematics think tanks, in a five day intensive workshop.

Hosted by QUT from 27 Jan. – 31 Jan. 2015

The MISG provides a structure for your business to access knowledge from over 100 world leading applied mathematicians, statisticians and physical scientists. MISG researchers can assist in the development of new technologies, add competitive value to existing technologies, provide the tools to analyse your current data, underpin service industries, and provide the expertise to monitor, predict and solve the quantitative technical challenges that face your business.

At the MISG your business will have access to a set of high calibre professionals, tools and technologies that will improve your capacity and capability in problem solving and decision making.

What our industry partners are saying:

“Congratulations on the MISG week. I was truly impressed with the outcome your group achieved. The result will be a much improved door design that requires less electricity to keep a house comfortable and uses less resources to manufacture. Awesome!!” – Nigel Spork (CEO Centor Designs Pty Ltd)

“… very happy with the MISG experience. Above all the curiosity and enthusiasm across numerous applied projects was inspiring to see. … This will be very relevant into the long term future of optimising our production systems. MISG was structured and facilitated extremely well and productively. Pia Winberg (CEO Venus Shell Systems)

“Again thanks for the group this year. The learnings for us are invaluable.” - Wayne Dale (Principal Analyst Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads)

How industry can get involved

You can contact MISG Director, Troy Farrell via email or phone +61 7 3138 2364  to discuss the suitability of any technical challenges or problems that your industry needs solved.

Project’s for MISG 2015 will be selected by November 2014. Successful applicants must pay a registration fee.

Past projects

Past projects brought to MISG have come from a variety of industries and organisations including Transport and Main Roads (The Queensland Government), Bechtel, CSIRO, Australian Bureau of Statistics, and Australian Institute of Marine Science.

MISG Industry projects 2014

MISG Industry projects 2013

Summary reports

Every MISG industry partner receives a brief summary report immediately following the MISG workshop. These reports capture the essence of (usually in layman’s terms) what was achieved during the workshop and summarize the (often ongoing) work that will be discussed in full technical detail in the final report.

MISG Summary Reports 2014

MISG Summary Reports 2013


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