Mathematics

Mathematics research supervisors

Not all of the individuals listed here may be able to take on new supervision responsibilities due to existing workloads. If you are making a PhD application make contact with potential supervisor(s) to discuss availability. Make sure you include the name of your preferred supervisor on your application form.

Professor Peter Clarkson Professor Peter Clarkson
Professor of Mathematics
Research areas:
Symmetry reductions and exact solutions of nonlinear partial differential equations
Reductions of the self-dual Yang-Mills equations
Soliton theory and discrete and continuous Painlevé equations.
Dr Alfredo Deano Dr Alfredo Deaño
Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Analytical and computational properties of classical special functions
Recurrence relations, integral representations and asymptotic analysis using steepest descent
Classical orthogonal polynomials and their application to random matrix theory
Dr Clare Dunning Dr Clare Dunning
Reader in Applied Mathematics
Research areas:
Exactly solvable models
Integrable quantum field theory
Spectral theory of ordinary differential equations.
Professor Peter Fleischmann Professor Peter Fleischmann
Professor of Pure Mathematics
Research areas:
Representation theory and structure theory of finite groups
Constructive invariant theory
Applied algebra and discrete mathematics.
Professor Andy Hone Professor Andy Hone
Professor of Mathematics
Research areas:
Coherent structures in nonlinear differential equations, particularly solitons in integrable systems
Painlevé transcendents
Solvable models of mathematical physics and biology.
Professor Peter Hydon Professor Peter Hydon
Professor of Mathematics
Research areas:
Symmetries: difference equations, multisymplectic systems, and discrete symmetries.
Mathematical physiology with particular focus on chaotic advection and swirling flows.
Dr Steffen Krusch Dr Steffen Krusch
Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
Research areas:
Topological solitons in mathematical physics, in particular the classical and quantum behaviour of Skyrmions.
Dr Stéphane Launois Professor Stéphane Launois
Professor of Pure Mathematics
Research areas:
Noncommutative algebra/geometry, quantum algebras in particular
Combinatorics, homological algebra.
Dr Bas Lemmens Dr Bas Lemmens
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Analysis, metric geometry, and combinatorics
Applications in optimal control, game theory, and computer science.
Dr Ana Loureiro Dr Ana Loureiro
Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Orthogonal polynomials
Special functions and integral transforms
Aspects of combinatorics and approximation theory.
Professor Elizabeth Mansfield Professor Elizabeth Mansfield
Professor of Mathematics
Research areas:
Discrete variational methods, with applications to geometric integration and musical composition and analysis
Moving frames
Symbolic analysis for nonlinear differential and difference equations.
Dr Rowena Paget Dr Rowena Paget
Senior Lecturer in Pure Mathematics
Research areas:
Representation theory of groups and algebras, especially symmetric groups
Homological algebra, Brauer algebras, and other diagram algebras.
Algebraic combinatorics
Dr Clelia Pech Dr Clelia Pech
Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Mirror symmetry, homogeneous and quasi-homogeneous spaces, and Gromov-Witten theory
Derived categories
Cluster algebras and Landau-Ginzburg models.
Dr Constanze Roitzheim Dr Constanze Roitzheim
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Stable homotopy theory, in particular model categories and chromatic homotopy theory
Homological algebra
A-infinity algebras.
Dr James Shank Dr James Shank
Reader in Mathematics
Research areas:
Invariant theory of finite groups and related aspects of commutative algebra, algebraic topology and representation theory.
Dr Jing Ping Wang Professor Jing Ping Wang
Professor of Applied Mathematics
Research areas:
Geometric and algebraic properties of nonlinear differential equations
Test and classification of integrable systems
Asymptotic normal forms of partial differential equations.
Dr Nils Waterstraat Dr Nils Waterstraat
Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Topological methods in Functional Analysis
and their applications to Geometry and Differential Equations.
Dr Ian Wood Dr Ian Wood
Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Analysis of PDEs and spectral theory, in particular study of spectral properties of non-selfadjoint operators via boundary triples and M-functions (generalised Dirichlet-to-Neumann maps), regularity to solutions of PDEs in Lipschitz domains and waveguides in periodic structures.
Dr Chris Woodcock Dr Chris Woodcock
Senior Lecturer in Pure Mathematics
Research areas:
Commutative algebra
Algebraic geometry and algebraic number theory
p-adic analogues of classical functions and their applications in number theory.
Dr Pavlos Xenitidis Dr Pavlos Xenitidis
Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Classification of integrable systems;
Symmetries, conservation laws, and integrability tests
Reductions and Painlevé equations, and discretization of differential equations.
Dr Kuan Xu Dr Kuan Xu
Lecturer in Mathematics
Research areas:
Numerical analysis.
     

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Last Updated: 27/11/2017