Mr Niall J. O'Keeffe


  • 2014-date: PhD in Applied Mathematics, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2014: MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing, University of Oxford
  • 2009-2013: BSc in Applied Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway


Niall O'Keeffe is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics research group. In particular, he is concerned with the study of fluid-driven fractures.

Selected Publications

  • O'Keeffe, N. J., Huppert, H. E. & Linden, P. F. (2018) Experimental exploration of fluid-driven cracks in brittle hydrogels. Journal of Fluid Mechanics (Accepted)
  • O’Keeffe, N. J. & Linden, P. F. (2017) Hydrogel as a medium for fluid-driven fracture study. Experimental Mechanics, 1-11. doi:10.1007/s11340-017-0314-y