Mr Chris Howland


  • 2016-date: PhD in Applied Mathematics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2012-2016: MMath in Mathematics, Trinity College, University of Oxford


Chris is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and the Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics research group. His current research interests are instability, turbulence transition and mixing within the context of ocean dynamics. He also works closely with the Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics research group.


Lent Term 2017:  Part IB Variational Principles Supervisions
Michaelmas Term 2017:  Part IA Differential Equations Supervisions, Part III Hydrodynamic Stability Example Classes


  • Testing marginal stability in stratified shear layers (under review)
    C. J. Howland, J. R. Taylor, C. P. Caulfield
    J. Fluid Mech. (submitted)
  • It’s Harder to Splash on Soft Solids
    Christopher J. Howland, Arnaud Antkowiak, J. Rafael Castrejón-Pita, Sam D. Howison, James M. Oliver, Robert W. Style, and Alfonso A. Castrejón-Pita
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 184502 – Published 26 October 2016