Kate Helmstedt

Kate Helmstedt


Associate Professor Kate Helmstedt
Queensland University of Technology
Theme 3 Lead, Stewardship & Chief Investigator

E: kate.helmstedt@qut.edu.au


Kate uses maths and data science to help understand and manage threatened ecological systems and species. Kate’s research expertise is in using optimisation and modelling to guide smart decision making for biodiversity conservation. The ultimate goal of her research is to guide future management decisions towards cost efficiency, transparency and defensibility.

Now is the time – we have more knowledge, technology, and expertise than ever before, so it’s our responsibility to use that to help.

— Kate Helmstedt