Mr Abhinav Mehta

Abhinav Mehta


Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics

Associate Lecturer
PhD Candidate
Phone number
+61 2 612 51081
Room 3.54, CBE Bld (26C)
Research areas

Statistics; Actuarial Studies.



Abhinav Mehta is an Associate Lecturer in Statistics and Actuarial Studies. He is also an Associate of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia. Abhinav is currently completing his PhD in Statistics, where he is using longitudinal data analysis to understand the effect of non-custodial sentences on recidivism. Abhinav’s research interests also include medical statistics, biostatistics and meta-analysis. His medical statistics research has been published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology.

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Research publications

athak RK, Mehta A, Aggressive Risk Factor Reduction Study for Atrial Fibrillation and Implications for the Outcome of Ablation The ARREST-AF Cohort Study. Journal of American College of Cardiology 2014; 64(21):2222-2231. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.09.028

Pathak RW, Mehta A, Long-Term Effect of Goal Directed Weight Management in an Atrial Fibrillation Cohort: A Long-term Follow-Up StudY (LEGACY Study). Journal of American College of Cardiology . 2015; doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.03.002

Pathak RW, Mehta A, Impact of CARDIOrespiratory FITness on Arrhythmia Recurrence in Obese Individuals With Atrial Fibrillation The CARDIO-FIT Study. Journal of American College of Cardiology 2015; 66(9):9859-996. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2015.06.488

Pathak RW, Mehta A, Cost-Effectiveness and Clinical Effectiveness of the Risk Factor Management Clinic in Atrial Fibrillation The CENT Study. Journal of American College of Cardiology 2017; 65(20):2159-2169. DOI: 10.1016/j.jacep.2016.12.015   

Y. Y. Lee, A. Mehta, Attitudes and self-reported end-of-life care of Australian and New Zealand intensive care doctors in the context of organ donation after circulatory death. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. 2018; 46(5):494-503.

Research grants and awards

  • Mehta A, Huang F. RSFAS Learning and Teaching Initiative grant: "Blended Learning in Finanical Mathematics and Life Contingencies".

Research engagement and outreach

Abhinav is an active member and Assessor of the ANU Higher Education Academy fellowship program. He has participated in many of the annual professional development sessions organised by the ANU Higher Education Academy team.

Abhinav is also an Academic Supervisor in the CBE Internship program, since 2017. This allows him the opportunity to interact and guide highly motivated students to achieve their best in their internship program.


Abhinav has taught a variety of courses in Actuarial Studies and Statistics including Regression Modelling, Life Contingencies, Financial Mathematics, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics and Multivariate Analysis. Abhinav is passionate about his teaching and always looks at opportunities to advance his skills as an effective teacher. He is genuinely interested in cultivating a better understanding of statistics in his students and thereby producing a greater appreciation of the subject. He became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2015.

Current Teaching:

STAT2008/4038/6014/6038 - Regression Modelling

STAT3037/6043 - Life Contingencies

Other Teaching:

STAT1008 - Quantitative Research Methods

STAT2032/6046 - Financial Mathematics

STAT2001 - Introductory Mathematical Statistics

STAT3005/7007 - Advanced Marketing Research Methods and STAT8020 - Multivariate Analysis