Liam Wagner is a Research Fellow at the University of Queensland. He was awarded his PhD thesis in May 2008 in mathematics at the University of Queensland examining a variety of topics in mathematical physics. He has previously worked as a Trading Analyst in the energy industry, providing advice on risk, while also trading an Open Cycle Gas Turbine power station. While in the energy industry Liam also performed analysis on the impending carbon economy and its affects on electricity generators. His current research intersts includes analysis of the National Emissions Trading Scheme, impact of climate change on the Snoyw Hydro Scheme and the Murray-Darling Basin.