 
Addresseselectronic: dominic.vella(at)maths.ox.ac.uk college: 15.3 Lincoln College, Oxford, OX1 3DR, UK department: S3.02 Andrew Wiles Building, Oxford, OX2 6GG, UK Current PositionsProfessor of Applied Mathematics in the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford Tutorial Fellow in Applied Mathematics at Lincoln College, University of Oxford Previous EmploymentJan. 2011Jul. 2016 University Lecturer/Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics in the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford Oct. 2009Dec. 2010 Ernest Oppenheimer Early Career Research Fellow at DAMTP, University of Cambridge Oct. 2007Sep. 2009 Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Research Fellow at LPS de l'ENS and PMMH, ESPCI, Paris. Oct. 2007Mar. 2008 Chercheur Associé in the Laboratoire de Physique Statistique de l'École Normale Supérieure, Paris Oct. 2006Sep. 2010 Junior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge Education20042007 Doctor of Philosophy Trinity College and Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge, supervised by Herbert Huppert, FRS. Thesis title: "The Fluid Mechanics of Floating and Sinking" 20032004 Special Student in the Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences (DEAS), Harvard University, supervised by L. Mahadevan. Supported by the Harvard Club of New York via the Joseph Hodges Choate Memorial Fellowship. 20022003 Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics (Part III of the Mathematical Tripos) with Distinction Trinity College, University of Cambridge 1999  2002 Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Mathematics (First Class in all three years) Trinity College, University of Cambridge 1994  1999 Aylesbury Grammar School, Buckinghamshire 2 STEP, 1 S Level, 5 A Levels, 1 AS Level, 11 GCSEs Research InterestsSurface Tension Phenomena, Continuum Mechanics, Adhesion, Flow in Porous Media. See my research page for further details. PublicationsSee Publications Seminars and Conference PresentationsSee Seminars and Conference Presentations Grants and Independent Fellowships
Awards and Prizes
Teaching ExperienceLecturing Part B: Waves and Compressible Flow (20122013)
In Michaelmas 2009 I gave nine lectures in the course Slow Viscous Flows (Part III of the Mathematical Tripos in Cambridge). Small Group Teaching: Oxford Prelims: PDEs in 2D , Introductory Calculus, Dynamics Small Group Teaching: CambridgeMathematical Tripos IA: Revision supervisions for Vectors & Matrices and Dynamics & Relativity Other Academic ActivitiesAdmissions Interviews I have interviewed applicants for undergraduate admission to read
Mathematics at Lincoln College Oxford since 2010. Conference Session Chair
Elasticity and Geometry of Thin Objects I, APS March Meeting 2009:
Pittsburgh PA, 16/03/2009 Peer ReviewI have refereed articles for a number of journals, as well as conferences, including: Acta Mechanica, ChemPhysChem, EPL, European Biophysics Journal, International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Chemical Physics, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Journal of Fluid Mechanics,Journal of Microscopy, Langmuir, Nature, New Journal of Physics, Physical Review E, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Physics of Fluids, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Science and Soft Matter Seminar OrganizingI was part of the committee that organizes the Friday Fluids seminars in DAMTP PhD/DPhil Examining
IT SkillsMS Office, Mac OS X, Programming in Pascal, Fortran 77, Mathematica, MatLab, LaTeX, HTML as well as basic competency with software used with high speed and other digital video cameras. Back to index. 

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