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Date of Birth:
25 July 1953
Place of Birth:
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, England, 1971-1977.
B.A. Honours, first class (mathematics) 1974; M.Sc., 1975; M.A., D.Phil., 1978.
1977-1980 Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
1980-1982 Instructor of Applied Mathematics, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA 02139, U.S.A.
1982-1984 Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics, M.I.T.
1985-2013 University Lecturer in Mathematics and Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford University.
1985-2007 Tutor in Mathematics, Corpus Christi College
1989-1999 Senior Research Fellow, Corpus Christi College.
1999-2004, 2005-7. Adjunct Professor, University of Limerick, Ireland.
2007-2012 Stokes Professor, University of Limerick.
2007-2021 Senior Research Fellow, Corpus Christi College.
2013- Research Professor, University of Limerick.
2014-2021 Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Oxford.
2014-2016, 2018-2021 Adjunct Professor, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
2019 Member of the Royal Irish Academy.
2020 Awarded Seligman Crystal, International Glaciological Society.
2021 John F. Nye invited lecturer, AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans.
M.Sc. in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing
Peter Gillott, 1985, A flow model for ice sheets
Chris Aldridge, 1989, A two-fluid model of a vertical boiler
Felix Dux, 1989 Defects in spatiotemporal patterns governed by the Ginzburg-Landau equation
Paul Emms, 1990, A mathematical model for alloy solidification
Jonathan Wattis, 1990, Bifurcations and chaos in a differential-delay equation
Rubel Molla, 1990, Mathematical modelling of two-phase flow in a helical boiler
Giri Kalamangalam, 1991, Mathematical modelling of respiratory control
Terence Hoggart, 1991, Ozone depletion in the Antarctic stratosphere
Nicola Neary, 1991, Filtration of mud through porous rock
Terry Watts, 1992 Surging glaciers
Alun James, 1992 Mathematical modelling of river network evolution
Pierre-Joseph Paoli, 1992 Multiphase flow in porous media at low interfacial tension
Philippe Sagar, 1993 Nonlinear time sequence analysis
Barry de Souza, 1994 Mathematical modelling of lung mechanics and respiratory rhythmogenesis
Huw Evans, 1994 Nonlinear filtering of time series
Louise Wright, 1995 Subglacial drainage mechanisms
Isla Gilmour, 1995 Coupled fluctuations of blood pressure and heart rate time series
David Hassell, 1996 An analysis of the site model for spruce budworm infestations (with D. Allwright)
Oonagh MacInnes, 1997 An examination of the spatial spread of rabies
Claire Thompson, 1998 Tracer dispersion in fully mixed two-phase flow
Nicola Toschi, 1998 Models for baroreceptor reflex sensitivity
Adam Dawlatly, 1999 Gas-liquid flow in a near horizontal oil well
Déirdre Hollingsworth, 1999 Modelling rhizomania in sugar beet
David Rogers, 2000 The stability of AGR pod boilers
Richard Hall, 2000 A mathematical model for longitudinal bone growth (with P. Maini)
Brent Neiman, 2000 A mathematical model of chronic myelogenous leukaemia
Henry Winstanley, 2001 The formation of river networks
Taheri Ahmed, 2002 Investigation into the modelling of roll waves
Christopher Ham, 2002 Respiratory control and periodic breathing
Leanne Roberts, 2005 Distributed blood flow model of respiratory control
Jane Mawdsley, 2005 Bioremediation of polluted groundwater flow
Rhiannon Davies, 2012 Examining a simple model of ice ages
Zhongzhen Wang, 2014 Climate change and the carbon cycle
M.Sc. in Applied and Computational Mathematics
John Fozard, 2001 Terrain slugging in near horizontal oilwells
Ivana Drobnjak, 2001 Mathematical model of chronic myelogenous leukaemia
Laura Campbell, 2002 A theory of tidewater glaciers
Rachel Zammett, 2004 The formation and evolution of spiral troughs in the Martian North Polar Ice Cap
Oliver Clary, 2005 Outbreaks of Epirrita Autumnata in Northern Finland. (With Tiina Roose.)
Sarah McBurnie, 2006 Two-phase flow in volcanic eruptions.
M.Sc. by research (Oxford) (3)
Peter Corvi, 1987, A study of erosion and drainage in subglacial sediments
Alex Dandashi, 1994, Interaction of a line vortex with a shear flow
Marianna Nodale, 2009, Mathematical modelling of ice sheet and ice shelf dynamics
Mastère specialisé en Météorologie,
École Nationale de Météorologie (1)
Nicolas Fournier, 1998, Synchronisation of ice sheet surges under the influence of climatic forcing
M.Sc. in Mathematical Modelling (Limerick) (3)
Lisa McCarthy, 2013, Oscillations in a marine food web.
James Fannon, 2016, A theoretical and numerical investigation of the instability theory of drumlin formation (with James Gleeson and Iain Moyles).
Robert Garvey, 2018, Oceanic anoxia events (with John Donohue).
D.Phil. (Oxford) (26)
Pamela Seward, 1989, A two-fluid model for the analysis of gross flow
instabilities in boiling systems (with Brian Hands)
Jacob Anderson, 1991, Mathematical modelling of lake level fluctuations
Michael Vynnycky, 1991, Mathematical modelling of the heat and mass transfer in welding processes
Simon Acomb, 1992, Applications of nonlinear dynamics to time dependent thermal convection
Paul Emms, 1993, Compositional convection and freckle formation in the solidification of binary alloys
Chris Aldridge, 1995, Density-wave oscillations in two-phase flows
David Drysdale, 1995, Homoclinic bifurcations
Giri Kalamangalam, 1995 Nonlinear oscillations and chaos in chemical cardiorespiratory control
Clare Johnson, 1995 The mathematical and numerical modelling of Antarctic ice streams
Chris Noon, 1996 Secondary frost heave in freezing soils
Taryn Malcolm, 1997 Multiphase flow in porous media
Yang Xin-She, 1998 Mathematical modelling of compaction and diagenesis in sedimentary basins
Felix Ng, 1998 Mathematical modelling of subglacial drainage and erosion
Tiina Roose, 2000 Mathematical model of plant nutrient uptake (with Peter Darrah)
Christian Schoof, 2002 Mathematical models of glacier sliding and drumlin formation
Rob Hinch, 2002 Mathematical models of the heart (with Denis Noble)
Dave Cocks, 2006 Mathematical modelling of dune formation
Charles Oakley, 2007 The formation of river networks
Geoff Evatt, 2007 Jökulhlaups and sub-glacial floods
Rachel Zammett, 2008 Gravity currents on Earth and Mars
Ian Hewitt 2009 Mathematical modelling of geophysical melt drainage
Henry Winstanley 2011 Mathematical modelling of biofilm growth and bioavailability
Gemma Fay 2012 Mathematical modelling of turbidity currents (with Peter Howell)
Teresa Kyrke-Smith 2014 Ice-stream dynamics: the coupled flow of ice sheets and subglacial hydrology (with Richard Katz)
Tania Khaleque 2015 Strongly variable viscosity flows in mantle convection (with Peter Howell)
Victoria Pereira 2019 Multiphase pipe flow with an application to oil wells
Ph.D. (University of Limerick) (5)
Laura Cribbin 2014 Soil bacterial processes and dynamics (with Sarah
Israel Ikoyi 2018 The impact of phosphorus and sulfur fertilizer application on soil microbiota, nematodes and grass growth in grassland columns (with Achim Schmalenberger)
Jan Knappe 2019 The influence of a growing microbial biomat on water retention and pollutant attenuation in soil treatment units receiving domestic effluent (with Laurence Gill)
James Fannon 2020 Mathematical modelling of subglacial bedform formation and dense granular flows (with Iain Moyles)
Alina Dubovskaya 2021 The dynamics of phosphate in soils and the dynamics of swirling jets (with Iain Moyles)
International Glaciological Society, 1977-
American Geophysical Union, 1982-
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 2001-2006.
Society for Mathematical Biology, 2003-2008.
Editorial Board, Journal of Glaciology, 1987-1995
Editorial Board, Nonlinearity, 1987-90
Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews, 1985-2012
Scientific Editor, Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 23 (1996)
Associate Editor, Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth, 2002-2004
Scientific Editor, Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 37 (2003)
Chief Scientific Editor, Annals of Glaciology, Vol. 52 (2008)
Editorial Board, Mathematical Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 2012-
Editorial Board, International Journal of Geomathematics, 2012-2017.
Advisory Board Member, Geosystems Mathematics, Springer book series, 2014-2016.
Glaciology: glacier flow, ice sheet dynamics, basal sliding, subglacial hydrology, glaciology on Mars.
Geophysics: mantle convection, dynamics of the Earth's core, solidification, processes in magma chambers, magma transport.
Earth-surface processes: river networks, dunes, drumlins.
Other environmental: bioremediation, plant physiology.
Industrial: alloy solidification, two phase flow.
Nonlinear dynamics: chaos in differential equations, turbulence, shear flows, convection. Time series analysis. Differential-delay equations.
Medical and biological: respiratory and cardiac physiology, leukaemia, stem cell dynamics, medical data analysis, immunology.
Doctoral thesis: Glacier dynamics, Oxford 1977.