My current research interests broadly include fluid dynamics, computational modelling and mechanisms for flow transition to turbulence. I have passing interests in all types of computational modelling, in particular relating to mathematical modelling of biological materials and processes.

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Projects


  • PhD Thesis | Cardiff University (2014 - Present)

    • Supervisor - Dr. Chris Davies
      To investigate the stabilising effects of adding modulation to a rotating disk boundary layer.

  • MMath Thesis | Cardiff University (2010 - 2014)

    • Supervisor - Dr. Chris Davies
      To investigate the connection between the local and global stability analyses of an oscillatory Stokes layer.

  • Undergraduate Project - CUROP | Cardiff University (2009)

    • Supervisor - Dr. Chris Davies
      To develop an efficient numerical algorithm for solving a system of nonlinear time-dependent differential equations.


Notable Contributions


  • Founding member of Boundary Layers and Complex Rotating Flows Special Interest Group | UK Fluids Network (2017 - Present)

    • Core member of special interest group looking at developing collaborative links between UK and international research groups on rotating flows.

      Awarded grant funding for short research visits to Leicester, Warwick and Coventry to develop collaborative ties.
      | Site


Academic Awards


  • Recognition for Outstanding Contribution | SIAM (2017)

  • Best in School Prize | Cardiff University (2014)

  • Second Year Prize | Cardiff University (2012)

  • First Year Prize | Cardiff University (2011)

  • Calculus Prize | Cardiff University (2010)


Research Funding


  • £13,863 p/a (3.5 years) | EPSRC Postgraduate Research Studentship (2014-2018)

  • £80 | SIAM Student Travel Award (2018)

  • £600 | UKFN Short Research Visit (2018)

  • £80 | SIAM Student Travel Award (2018)

  • $800 | SIAM Student Travel Award (2017)

  • €220 | ERCOFTAC PhD Scholarship for Conference Attendance (2017)

  • $700 | SIAM Student Representative Award (2016)

  • £1,600 (8 weeks) | Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (2013)


Conferences & Workshops


  • Organised:
    • UK Fluids Network PhD/Early Career Conference | Cardiff University (2018) | Details
    • 5th SIAM National Student Chapter Conference | Cardiff University (2016) | Blog

  • Invited Talk:
    • Engineering Department Seminar Series | University of Warwick (2018)
    • Department of Engineering Seminar Series | Leicester University (2017)
    • Science Cafe | British Science Association (2017)

  • Contributed Talk:
    • Welsh Mathematics Colloquium | Gregynog (2018)
    • PyDiff | Cardiff University (2018) | Slides
    • DiPaRT | Bristol & Bath Science Park (2017)
    • Meeting of UKFN SIG on Complex Boundary Layers & Rotating Flows | Warwick University (2017) | Site
    • SIAM Annual Meeting | Pittsburgh (2017)
    • ERCOFTAC SIG33 Workshop on Progress in Flow Instability, Transition and Control | Siena (2017)
    • 6th SIAM National Student Chapter Conference | Galway (2017)
    • Welsh Mathematics Colloquium | Gregynog (2017)
    • Welsh Mathematics Colloquium | Gregynog (2016)
    • Applied Mathematics Research Workshop | Cardiff University (2016)

  • Contributed Poster:
    • STEM For Britain | Houses of Parliament (2018) | Poster
    • SIAM UK-IE Annual Meeting | University of Southampton (2018) | Poster
    • SIAM UK-IE 20th Annual Meeting | University of Cambridge (2016)
    • SIAM Student Chapter Conference | Cardiff University (2015)

  • Attended:
    • Initial Meeting of UKFN SIG on Complex Boundary Layers & Rotating Flows | Madingley Hall (2017) | Site
    • Airbus DiPaRT | Centre for Modelling and Simulation (2016)
    • Fortran Modernisation Workshop | Warrington (2016) | Site
    • SIAM Annual Meeting | Boston (2016) | Blog
    • Welsh Mathematics Colloquium | Gregynog (2015)
    • 4th Joint BAMC & BMC | University of Cambridge (2015)
    • BAMC | Cardiff University (2014)


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