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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

Career

  • 1992-1994: Post-doctoral research fellow for the Japan-Canada Project in Weather and Climate of the Arctic, Department of Physics, University of Toronto
  • 1992-1993: Senior Visitor, Department of Engineering Science, Hokkaido University
  • 1995-1999: Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
  • 1999-2001: Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Irwin and Joan Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego
  • 2001-2005: Associate Professor (with tenure) of Environmental Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Irwin and Joan Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego
  • 2004-2005: Visiting Researcher (Poste Rouge au CNRS) in the Hydrodynamics Laboratory, (LaDyHX) Ecole Polytechnique-CNRS
  • 2005-9: University Lecturer in Fluid Flow, BP Institute and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2009-13: University Senior Lecturer in Fluid Flow, BP Institute and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-15: Reader in Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics, BP Institute and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2015-: Professor of Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics, BP Institute and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2020-: Head of Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2005-: Fellow and College Lecturer in Mathematics, Churchill College, University of Cambridge

Research

  • stratified flows
  • turbulent mixing processes
  • Generalised flow instability and transition
  • turbulent plumes
  • building ventilation

Publications

Open questions in turbulent stratified mixing: Do we even know what we do not know
CCP Caulfield
– Physical Review Fluids
(2020)
5,
110518
The dynamics of stratified horizontal shear flows at low Péclet number
L Cope, P Garaud, CP Caulfield
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2020)
903,
a1
Time‐Lapse Acoustic Imaging of Mesoscale and Fine‐Scale Variability within the Faroe‐Shetland Channel
A Dickinson, NJ White, CP Caulfield
– Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans
(2020)
125,
ARTN e2019JC015861
Time‐Lapse Seismic Imaging of Oceanic Fronts and Transient Lenses Within South Atlantic Ocean
KL Gunn, N White, CCP Caulfield
– Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
(2020)
125,
ARTN e2020JC016293
Mixing in forced stratified turbulence and its dependence on large-scale forcing
CJ Howland, JR Taylor, CP Caulfield
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2020)
898,
a7
The viscous Holmboe instability for smooth shear and density profiles
JP Parker, CP Caulfield, RR Kerswell
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2020)
896,
a14
Wake induced long range repulsion of aqueous dunes
KA Bacik, S Lovett, C-CP Caulfield, NM Vriend
– Phys Rev Lett
(2020)
124,
054501
Sensitivity of Deep Ocean Mixing to Local Internal Tide Breaking and Mixing Efficiency
L Cimoli, CCP Caulfield, HL Johnson, DP Marshall, A Mashayek, AC Naveira Garabato, C Vic
– Geophysical Research Letters
(2019)
46,
14622
Nonlinear optimal control strategies for buoyancy-driven flows in the built environment
S Nabi, P Grover, CP Caulfield
– Computers & Fluids
(2019)
194,
104313
Testing the assumptions underlying ocean mixing methodologies using direct numerical simulations Testing the assumptions underlying ocean mixing methodologies using direct numerical simulations
JR Taylor, SM de Bruyn Kops, CP Caulfield, PF Linden
– Journal of Physical Oceanography
(2019)
49,
2761
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Research Groups

Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information
High-Reynolds-Number Fluid Flow

Room

B1.36

Telephone

01223 337744