Surrey Mathematics Research Blog

The blog on research in mathematics at the University of Surrey

FEPS Dean Paul Smith visits Department of Mathematics

Professor Paul Smith, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, visited the Department today (Thursday 1 February) to discuss new initiatives in the faculty and university and take feedback from the Department. He indicated his strong support for the strategic importance of mathematics in FEPS, the importance of core mathematics, and value of […]

Tom O’Neill passes PhD confirmation examination

Congratulations to Tom O’Neill for passing his PhD confirmation examination today (Tuesday 30 January)!  The examiners were Ian Roulstone and Jon Bevan. Tom‘s project title is “Validating the semigeostrophic equations as the vanishing Froude/Rossby number limit of the 3D Euler equations in the class of smooth solutions” and the project is supervised by Bin Cheng.

Michael Foskett passes PhD confirmation examination

Congratulations to Michael Foskett for passing his PhD confirmation this afternoon, Monday 29 January 2018. The examiners were Jan Gutowski and Alessandro Torrielli. The title of Michael‘s confirmation report is “A geometric mechanical approach to wavefunction factorisations in nonadiabatic dynamics“.  The project is supervised by Cesare Tronci.

Naratip Santitissadeekorn paper on data assimilation appears in Physica D

The paper “A coherent structure approach for parameter estimation in Lagrangian data assimilation“, co-authored by John Maclean (U North Carolina), Naratip Santitissadeekorn, and Christopher K.R.T. Jones (U North Carolina) has been published in the December 2017 issue of PhysicaD (link here).   The paper shows that coherent patterns can be used to form effective data assimilation […]

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