DAMTP
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
University of Cambridge
Wilberforce Rd
Cambridge CB3 0WA, U.K.
R.R.Kerswell@damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44-1223-766349
Research Interests
The Navier-Stokes equations
(nonlinear dynamics, transition and turbulence)
Geophysical and astrophysical fluid mechanics
(e.g. convecting and stably-stratified flows,
tidal, precessional and librational motion of
planetary interiors and subsurface oceans, accretion disks)
Viscoelastic flows (elasto-inertial and elastic turbulence)
8th European Congress of Mathematics "Partial differential equations describing far-from-equilibrium open systems'', minisymposium webinar, Sept 21-24, 2020.
Ashley Willis, EPSRC-funded 2005-2008 (now Senior Lecturer at Sheffield University)
Yohann Duguet,
Marie-Curie Fellow 2006-2008 (now CNRS, LIMSI, Paris) Laurent Lacaze,
Marie-Curie Fellow 2006-2008 (now CNRS, IMFT, Toulouse)
Mark Woodhouse, Renishaw & North
Bristol NHS Trust funded 2007-2009 (now NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Bristol University) Gary Chandler, EPSRC-funded 2010-2011 (now Motorsport engineering) Dan Lucas, EPSRC-funded 2012-2013 (now Lecturer at Keele University) Colin Leclercq, EPSRC-funded 2014-2016 (now Ingenieur de Recherche, ONERA, Meudon) Jacob Page, EPSRC-funded 2016-2018 (now Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Edinburgh University) Jake Langham, EPSRC Doctoral Prize 2017-2019 (now a postdoc with Prof Andrew Hogg at Bristol) Zijing Ding, EPSRC-funded 2017-2020 (now Assistant Professor at the Harbin Institute of Technology, China) (genius) Hadi Zolfaghari SNSF-funded & Marie-Curie Fellow 2020-2023 Miles Couchman DAMTP-funded (with C.P. Caulfield) 2020-2022 Lu Zhu ERC-funded (with P.F. Linden) 2021-2023 Miguel Beneitez, EPSRC-funded (with J. Page, Edinburgh) 2021-2024 Anagha Madhusudanan, INI-Simons Fellow Jan-Dec 2022
Graduate students:
Darren Mason 1995-1999 (now software engineering). Denise Cooper (née Barnes) 1996-2000
(now senior software engineer at Radan Computational Ltd, Bath, in CAD).
Robert Mason 1998-2001
(now Serco Assurance, Dorchester, in scientific consultancy). Stephen Plasting 2000-2004 (followed by a postdoc
at Scripps Oceanographic Institute,
San Diego with W.R. Young; now finance). Hakan Wedin 2001-2004 (followed by postdocs at Kyoto University with M. Nagata and now Genoa University with A. Bottaro). Chris Pringle
2005-2009 (followed by postdocs at Reading and Nottingham Universities, now Senior Lecturer at Coventry University). Helen Sweeney 2008-2011 (followed by training with Teach First). Samuel Rabin 2009-2013, co-supervised with C. Caulfield (now finance). Matthew Chantry 2010-2014 (then to Paris with L. Tuckerman and now Oxford with T. Palmer). Daniel Olvera 2012-2016 (followed by a postdoc with Chris Pringle at Coventry University). Jeremy Parker 2017-2020, co-supervised with C. Caulfield (followed by a postdoc with T. Schneider at EPFL from Nov 2020). Vilda Markeviciute 2018- (EPSRC) Will Oxley 2020- (EPSRC), co-supervised with G. Ogilvie. Gergely Buza 2020- (Harding Fellow). Joe Holey 2020- (CMI). co-supervised with J. Page. Ira Shokar 2021- (AI4ER), co-supervised with P. Haynes. Rami Cassia 2021- (CMI).