UK Nonlinear News, August 2002
Professor J.M.T. Thompson FRS, elected to the Council of the Royal Society.
Source J.M.T. Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The web pages for the advisory committee of the European Dynamics Days
have been moved to:
and the secretary from 2002 is Peter Ashwin. If anyone if interested in organising a future European Dynamics Days, please contact one of the board (see webpages) or the secretary. We hope to have a location for the 2003 Dynamics Days announced by end of August 2002.
Source: Peter Ashwin.
Greg Pavliotis joins the Mathematics Institute for a two year appointment as a post-doctoral research assistant. He recently graduated from RPI, New York, with a thesis on homogenization. At Warwick he will continue his work in homogenization, applying it to the study of Gaussian random field models for the distribution of heavy particles in a turbulent fluid.
Source: Andrew Stuart
Petter Wiberg joins the Mathematics Institute for a three year appointment as a post-doctoral research assistant. He recently graduated from the University of Toronto with a thesis on stochastic processes and applications to finance; he also works in numerical linear algebra. At Warwick he will use his expertise in stochastic processes and numerical linear to study the problem of parameter estimation for the fitting of stochastic models to partially observed dynamical systems.
Source: Andrew Stuart
Dr John Ward has been appointed as a Lecturer within the Mathematical Biology Group of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loughborough University.
John received his PhD in 1997 from the University of Nottingham supervised by John King. Since then he has held a 3 year Wellcome Research Training Fellowship and two spells as Temporary Lecturer at Nottingham.
His research interests are in the application of mathematical modelling in biology and medicine, including tumour growth and chemotherapy and many of aspects of bacterial infection (biofilm growth, cell-cell signalling, tissue infiltration, cell motion and complex predator-prey interactions).
Source: Markus Owen.
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