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Dr Fanny Boulaire

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Energy and Process Engineering


Dr Fanny Boulaire
Research Fellow
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering,
Energy and Process Engineering
Discipline *
Interdisciplinary Engineering, Computer Software, Other Information and Computing Sciences
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PhD (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Engineering


Agent-Based Modelling, Statistical Modelling, Modelling and Simulation

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Fanny Boulaire joined the Queensland University of Technology, to work on a ‘National and International Research Alliance Program’ project, applying agent-based simulation techniques to the modelling of electrical power distribution methods, focussing on the impacts of the introduction of renewable energy sources on the grids. Through her research she has developed a software framework for modelling a complex system using agent-based modelling in a modular way that allows for extensibility, flexibility and speed of execution of the simulation. This approach was undertaken in the aim of reusing existing code, leading to better and more reliable models, as well as providing savings on software development costs. Her interest lies in the area of modelling and simulation, software development, as well as data mining and statistical modelling.

Career History

  • March 2011 to current – Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology
  • November 2003 to February 2011 – Research Project Officer at CSIRO


  • 2015 – PhD, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2000-2003 – Diplôme d’ingénieur / Master of Engineering degree, Department of Mathematics and Modelling Engineering (CUST – now Polytech’ Clermont-Ferrand, Grande Ecole).
  • 1997-2000 – Preparatory classes to the Grandes Ecoles (CPGE)


  • 2012 – Recipient of the Wal Read Award – Best Postgraduate paper
  • 2008 – Recipient of the CSIRO CEO Study award to participate in course on geostatistics methods at Ecole des Mines, Paris
This information has been contributed by Dr Fanny Boulaire.