Current: ARC Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellow and Chair of Applied Mathematics at the University of Sydney .
Undergraduate: B.Sc. (Hons) (1978 - 81) at the University of Sydney .
Postgraduate: Ph.D. (1982 - 86) (including M.A. (1984)) at Princeton University (New Jersey, USA), Advisor: Martin D. Kruskal.
Visiting Positions: University of Colorado, Boulder, Princeton University, Rutgers University, University of Exeter, Isaac Newton Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, Research Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University, University of Turku, Finland, University of Paris VII, University of Manchester, University of Joensuu, Finland, University of Leeds.