Dr Atiya H. Zaidi

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of New South Wales

Office: Red Centre 4066
Phone: (02) 9385 4588
Fax: (02) 9385 7123
E-mail: a.zaidi@unsw.edu.au

Courses I am teaching in 2016

MATH2019 Engineering Mathematics 2E

MATH1141 (Higher Mathematics 1A), MATH1131 (Mathematics 1A)

MATH2069 Vector calculus and complex analysis

Learning Technology

Resources developed for diagnostic testing and personalised learning of mathematics and its applications: Mathsready and Solvenevolve

Ongoing Research

I am currently working on properties of solutions to matrix equations on time scales, the time scale manifold and fractional differential equations.

Academic honours

Learning and Teaching Fellow , Faculty of Science UNSW, 2010-11, 2015-16.

Postdoctoral Fellow , Faculty of Medicine UNSW, 2011

Academic Director Student Support Scheme (SSS) School of Mathematics and Statistics UNSW 2009


1. Atiya H. Zaidi. Uniqueness of solutions to matrix equations on time scales. Electronic Journal of Differential Equations, 2013 (2013), No. 50, pp. 1-13.

2. Atiya H. Zaidi. Existence of solutions and convergence results for dynamic initial value problems using lower and upper solutions. Electronic Journal of Differential Equations, 2009 (2009), No. 161, pp. 1-13.

3. Tisdell, Christopher C.; Zaidi, Atiya H. Successive approximations to solutions of dynamic equations on time scales. Comm. Appl. Nonlinear Anal. 16 (2009), no. 1, 61--87.

4. Tisdell, Christopher C.; Zaidi, Atiya. Basic qualitative and quantitative results for solutions to nonlinear, dynamic equations on time scales with an application to economic modelling. Nonlinear Anal. Vol 68/11 pp 3504-3524.This paper is declared among one of the top 25 hottest articles of the journal in that quarter.

5. Atiya-tul-Hussain and Asghar Qadir. Length and volume of the Qadir-Wheeler "suture model". Phys. Rev. D 63, 083502 (2001) [5 pages].

Ph.D. Thesis


School of Mathematics and Statistics top up scholarship, 2008-2009

Australian Research Council scholarship, 2006-07

Australian Development Scholarship, 2003-05

Quaid-i-Azam University merit award, 1990-92