Dr Darfiana Nur

Academic Status

College of Science and Engineering

place Biological Sciences (4.05)
1284 South Road, Clovelly Park SA 5042

Dr Darfiana Nur received her BMath degree from The University of Gadjahmada (UGM) Indonesia, MSc (Research) from The University of Western Australia and her PhD in Statistics from Curtin University of Technology Australia respectively.

After completing her doctorate, she became a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Mathematical Sciences at Queensland University of Technology in 1999-2001 and at The University of Newcastle in 2001-2003 respectively, before took up an academic appointment at The University of Newcastle until 2014. She then joined Flinders University in 2014, before moving to Curtin University as a senior lecturer in 2020.

Qualifications
  • PhD, Curtin University of Technology Australia
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching, The University of Newcastle Australia
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science, University of Western Australia
  • Master of Science (Research), University of Western Australia
Teaching interests

The main areas of expertise are mathematical statistics, time series analysis and Bayesian methods. I have taught the following courses/topics:

  • a few first year service topics (Data Analysis Laboratory (STAT1412); Biostatistics (STAT1122); Statistics for the Sciences; Statistics in Business);
  • second year topics (Fundamental Statistics; Regression and Forecasting);
  • third year topics (Statistical Inference; Time Series Analysis; Applied Bayesian Methods; Generalised Linear Models; Surveys and Experiments) and
  • graduate topics (Statistical Methods in Engineering and Science (STAT9702); Heteroscedastic Financial Modeling; Probability Theory and Stochastics Processes and Nonparametric Statistics).
Topic coordinator
STAT3702 Stochastic Processes
STAT9702 Statistical Methods for Engineering and Science
STAT1122 Biostatistics
STAT8702 Stochastic Processes
STAT3701 Statistical Science
STAT8701 Statistical Science GE
Topic lecturer
STAT8702 Stochastic Processes
MATH7720 Bayesian Modelling - Honours topic
STAT9702 Statistical Methods for Engineering and Science
STAT1122 Biostatistics
STAT3702 Stochastic Processes
STAT3701 Statistical Science
STAT8701 Statistical Science GE
Supervisory interests
Bayesian analysis in time series or bioinformatics
DNA sequence modelling in bioinformatics
Nonlinear time series theory and modelling
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Associate supervisor: Nonlinear time series (at UWA) (1)
Completion
Principal supervisor: Bayesian regime switching volatility (at Uni of Newcastle) (1), Survival (1), Bayesian Gaussian HMM (1)
Associate supervisor: Statistical modelling (1), Bayesian meta analysis (1), Bayesian Network in Education (1)

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