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Dr Tom Hanna



Dr Tom Hanna is the director of Hypercube Scientific. A physicist by training, he has worked in industry since 2011 and is recognised as an expert in supply chain simulation, advanced analytics and data-driven decision support. He has given several invited talks at industry events and regularly hosts interns as part of his passion for building links between industry and academia. Tom completed a DPhil at Oxford University in 2008 as a John Monash scholar and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Joint Quantum Institute (NIST and the University of Maryland) before returning to Australia. He has published 12 peer reviewed journal articles and 2 book chapters.

Tom started Hypercube Scientific Consulting as a vehicle for his passion for turning scientific analysis into business value. Before Hypercube, he held technical leadership roles at Suncorp Group and Fortescue Metals Group.


D.Phil. (Oxon) 2008

BSc (Hons) ANU, 2003

BSc (Advanced) USyd, 2002

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Lindsay Winkler

Full stack developer

An enthusiastic, creative and personable developer with two decades experience across the full spectrum of software, and a wide range of contexts, from hard science to high traffic consumer applications.  Embraces novel challenges with curiosity, tenacity, openness and pragmatism.  Loves being immersed in complex environments, and  supporting others in finding paths to solutions, whether the desired solutions are optimal, satisficing or simply adequate to eliminate some impediment in the moment.


•    BSc (Mathematics and Computer Science)

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Dr Andrew Wood

Simulation Specialist

An experienced experimentalist, simulation modeller and scientific consultant, Andrew has recently completed his PhD in experimental quantum optics. In his time at Hypercube Scientific Andrew has been central to the understanding and development of supply chain optimisation models, building simulation analysis tools and ongoing management of simulation models and tools.


BSc (Photonics)

MSc (Quantum Optics)

PhD (Quantum Optics)

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Dr Akila Seneviratne

Simulation and Optimisation Specialist

Akila completed her PhD in sparse statistical signal processing at the University of New South Wales. Since 2016 she has been involved in machine learning/data analysis roles in medical research. She has the ability to quickly understand and formulate underlying algorithmic problems, research, rapidly prototype and implement solutions. Akila is enthusiastic about applying her knowledge and experience to real-world problems and provide data driven/actionable solutions to clients.


BSc (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (Hons)

PhD. (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

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Amit Sett

Optimisation Specialist

Amit is a data science professional with over five years of experience. He’s passionate about solving problems using mathematics and science and has a strong focus on delivering solutions that meet the end user’s needs. He possesses a broad skill set that allows him to function as a highly capable and adaptable team member and adopts a results-oriented mindset when tackling any challenge. He also is a strong believer in promoting positive workplace culture and supporting others.


BSc (Engineering Science and Physics)
MSc (Physics)


Zsofia Dobos

Senior Analyst and Business Development

Zsofia Dobos graduated from the University of Oxford with a Master’s Degree in Water Science, Policy and Management. She has worked in hydrology and engineering in the UK, US, and Australia. Zsofi brings her creative problem-solving skills to the Hypercube Team, and looks after business development.


MSc University of Oxford

BSc  University of Pecs

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Dr Xinglong Lu

Optimisation Specialist

Xinglong is a control engineer and data scientist with a PhD in control theory. He has extensive experience in system modelling, control design, mathematical optimisation, and machine learning. He is passionate about implementing state-of-the-art techniques from the fields of mathematics, statistics, control theory, operations research, and software development to help businesses identify opportunities to increase efficiency and robustness of their supply chains.


BSc (Automation)
MSc (Control Engineering)
PhD (Control Theory and Control Engineering)

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Ryan Parker

Scientific Developer

Ryan completed his B.Sc. & M.Sc. at the University of Melbourne studying quantum physics, applied to the emerging technologies of quantum computing and communication. With a broad background in quantum algorithms, numerical simulations, machine learning & AI, and data visualisation, Ryan has developed these skills over various projects as a physicist, software developer & automation engineer and as an assurance analyst. With a passion for developing robust models that can provide analytical insights to real-world problems, Ryan sits on the development team to bring this expertise to our client’s diverse applications and needs.


PhD candidate (2020 - )
BSC (Chem Phys) & MSc (Phys)


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Tony Ding

Software Developer

Tony is a software developer with a passion for data science and web development. He is self-driven to solve difficult problems and deliver code and solutions that are well written, concise and perform well. Tony's interdisciplinary background in finance and pharmacy make him the perfect fit for our team of scientists.




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Quin Arnold

Junior Simulation Specialist

Quin graduated from the University of Melbourne in 2022 with his Master of Science (Physics), specialising in electron spin resonance pulse optimisation for applications to quantum computing. He has recently joined the team at Hypercube, applying his scientific programming skills and understanding of physical systems to the intricate problem of supply chain modelling.


BSc (Physics)
DMath (Applied Mathematics)
MSc (Physics)

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