Surrey Mathematics Research Blog

The blog on research in mathematics at the University of Surrey

Martin Wolf is part of a team awarded an EPSRC-LMS grant for the 2018 Durham Symposium

EPSRC and the London Mathematical Society have awarded a grant to the team of Branislav Jurco (Charles University), Christian Saemann (Heriot–Watt University), Urs Schreiber (Czech Academy of the Sciences) and Martin Wolf for the 2018 Durham Symposium.  The theme of the symposium is “Higher Structures in M-Theory“, and it will be held in August 2018 […]

Sergey Zelik on research tour of China

Sergey Zelik is on a four-week research visit to China, arriving on 12th August and returning 6th September.  His base in China is the University of Lanzhou (see map left) and his host there is Chunyou Sun (who visited Surrey last year), and they are working on the theory of attractors for dissipative PDEs.  He […]

Jim Allen passes PhD viva

Congratulations to Jim Allen for passing his PhD viva today (Tuesday 22nd August).  The examiners were Dr Anne Kandler (Max Planck, Leipzig) and Carina Dunlop with Stephen Gourley as Chair. The title of his thesis is “The Public Good’s Game on multiplex networks“. His project was supervised by Rebecca Hoyle (Southampton) and Anne Skeldon.

Book on nonlinear waves by Tom Bridges published by CUP

The book “Symmetry, Phase Modulation, and Nonlinear Waves” by Tom Bridges has been published by Cambridge University Press.  A link to the CUP webpage is here.  The book is an introduction to “phase modulation” in conservative systems which generalises the classical Whitham modulation theory to include dispersion and singularities while maintaining universality.  The theory shows […]

Torrielli paper on quantization of KP appears in Teoreticheskaya i Matematicheskaya Fizika

The paper “Quantization of the Kadomtsev-Petviashvili equation” co-authored by K.K. Kozlowski (Lyon), E.K. Sklyanin (York), and Alessandro Torrielli (in cyrillic: A. Торриеллиe) has just been published in the Russian journal Teoreticheskaya i Matematicheskaya Fizika (English translation: Theoretical and Mathematical Physics).  The English version is available here and the Russian version is available here.

Cheng-Turner paper to appear in Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society

The paper “A Model for Moist Convection in an Ascending Atmospheric Column” co-authored by Bin Cheng, Mike Cullen (Met Office), Gavin Esler (UCL), John Norbury (Oxford), Matt Turner, Jacques Vanneste (Edinburgh) and Jingrui Cheng (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison) has been accepted for publication in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. The paper investigates a […]

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