Doctor Farah Houdroge

Research Officer, Modelling & Biostatistics


Dr Farah Houdroge is a mathematical modeller at the Burnet Institute working across a variety of projects related infectious disease modelling and public health including BBV and STI elimination, resource optimisation analyses and statistical analyses, with a vested interest in climate change and health.

Farah has a background in Applied Mathematics and Physics. In 2017, she completed her PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics at Monash University where, prior to joining the Burnet Institute, she worked as a Research Assistant and Teaching Associate in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.


  • 2020-ongoing: Mathematical Modeller, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2020: Co-lecturer, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2014-2020: Head Teaching Associate, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2017-2019: Research Assistant, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia


  • 2017: PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2013: MSc in Fluid Dynamics Research, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France
  • 2011: BSc in Mathematics and Applications, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, France


  • 2014-2017: Faculty of Engineering International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FEIPRS)
  • 2014-2017: Monash Departmental Stipend Scholarship (MDS)

Projects (2)

Current (2)

  • COVASIM: Modelling COVID-19

  • EC Australia: Eliminate Hepatitis C Australia Partnership

Publications (5)

2023 (1)

2022 (1)

2020 (1)

2017 (1)

2016 (1)