Surrey Mathematics Research Blog

The blog on research in mathematics at the University of Surrey

Imran Usmani passes PhD confirmation examination

Congratulations to Imran Usmani for passing his PhD confirmation examination. It was held on Wednesday 22 January, and the examiners were Vikki Revell (Surrey Sleep Research Centre) and Gianne Derks. The title of Imran’s project is “A mathematical modelling approach to the prediction of circadian phase“. The project supervisors are Anne Skeldon and Derk-Jan Dijk […]


Paper of Sergey Zelik on Lieb-Thirring inequalities published in Mатематические заметки

The paper “On the Lieb-Thirring constant on the torus“, co-authored by Sergey Zelik, Alexei Illyin (Keldysh, Moscow), and Ari Laptev (Imperial College London), has been published in the Russian journal Математические заметки. The case of the two-torus is treated in the paper. A link to the Russian version is here, and a link to the […]


Paper of Cleator and Roulstone on data assimilation and paleoclimate published in JAMES

The paper “A method for generating coherent spatially explicit maps of seasonal paleoclimates from site-based reconstructions“, co-authored by Sean Cleator, Sandy Harrison (Reading University), Nancy Nichols (Reading University), Iain Prentice (Imperial College London), and Ian Roulstone, has been published in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. The paper employs a 3-D-variational technique, site-based […]


Four-day Workshop on “Dynamics of PDEs” at Surrey

A 4-day workshop on “Dynamics of PDEs” will be held in the Mathematics Department this week, starting on Saturday 18th January, organised by Sergey Zelik and Anna Kostianko. Key topics are attractor theory, infinite-dimensional Hamiltonian systems, and random dynamical systems. A link to the webpage for the workshop is here. The photo below shows Sergey […]


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