Romain Ragonnet is a mathematician with expertise in infectious disease modelling. He obtained a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics at the University of Lille (France) in 2014 and then realised his PhD thesis at the University of Melbourne, focusing on the mathematical modelling of tuberculosis. Romain is now a post-doctoral research fellow in the Epidemiological Modelling Unit of the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.
Romain has extensive experience in the fields of epidemiological research and programmatic application. A significant part of his research work consists in exploring the dynamics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in order to improve the understanding of TB epidemiology and to assist local and global TB control.