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Prof Dineli Mather



Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graduate Employment


Graduate Employment


Office of the PVC Grad Emp


Melbourne Burwood Campus


GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2008
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1998
Master of Science (Operational Research), Lancaster University, 1989
Bachelor of Science, University of London, 1988

+61 3 924 43704

Research interests

Stochastic Modelling, Decision Analytics

Teaching interests

Decision Analytics, Business Statistics

Units taught


Knowledge areas

Business Analytics, Operations Research, Information Systems


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100 jobs of the future

Russell Tytler, Ruth Bridgstock, Peta White, Dineli Mather, Trevor Mccandless, Michelle Grant-Iramu

(2019), Burwood, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

How contagious is your viral marketing campaign? A mathematics model for assessing campaign performance

M Ewing, D Stewart, D Mather, J Newton

(2014), Vol. 54, pp. 205-216, Journal of advertising research, New York, N. Y., C1

journal article

The effects of the social structure of digital networks on viral marketing performance

M Bampo, M Ewing, D Mather, D Stewart, M Wallace

(2008), Vol. 19, pp. 273-290, Information systems research, East Lansing, Mich., C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Enhancing collaborative learning in information systems business analytics using data visualisation and manipulation techniques

A/Prof Jacob Cybulski, Prof Dineli Mather, Dr Susan Keller, Dr Lasitha Dharmasena, Dr Dilal Saundage

OLT Seed Projects - Office for Learning and Teaching

  • 2015: $36,599
  • 2014: $7,107
  • 2012: $165,000

Industry and Other Funding

Top 100 Jobs of the Future

Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Peta White, Prof Dineli Mather

Ford Australia

  • 2018: $73,000

100 Jobs of the Future Research Extension: Online Aptitude Test

Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Peta White, Prof Dineli Mather, Prof Ruth Bridgstock

Ford Australia

  • 2018: $36,200

Other Funding Sources

Cognitive Analytics based Topic Mining and Temporal Trend Monitoring from Diverse Text Sources - Buddhi Jayatilleke salary reimbursement

Prof Dineli Mather

Data to Decisions CRC

  • 2016: $34,946
  • 2015: $4,021


Associate Supervisor

Dinithi Pallegedara

Thesis entitled: Minimising the Unauthorised Disclosure of Organisational Information via Social Media

Doctor of Philosophy, Dept. of Information Systems and Business Analytics


Morteza Namvar

Thesis entitled: Using business intelligence to support the process of organisational sensemaking

Doctor of Philosophy, Dept. of Information Systems and Business Analytics