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Staff and PhD Student News

The following staff and PhD students have recently joined the Department, or have taken on new teaching responsibilities:-

Research Associate Dr Martina Balagovic, from the University of Zagreb and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has joined the Department of Mathematics for three years to work with Professor Maxim Nazarov.

Dr Roberto Beneduci, from the Universita della Calabria, Italy, joins the Mathematical Physics group at the Department of Mathematics for the academic year to work with Professor Paul Busch.

Mr Johannes Biniok is a PhD Student working on 'Foundations of quantum mechanics' with Professor Paul Busch.

Mr Thomas Bullock is a PhD Student working on 'Quantum information/foundations 'with Professor Paul Busch.

Mr Malcolm Connolly is a PhD Student working on 'Algebra, Linear algebraic groups and Representation theory' with Dr Michael Bate and is currently lecturing in 'Advanced Algebra'. Mr Connolly is organising the Postgraduate Group Theory Conference (PGTC) 2012 to be held in York in July.

Ms Heather Cork, BA (Hons) in Modern European Languages (French, Spanish and Italian) Durham, joins the Department as Undergraduate Admissions & Student Services Administrator.

Mr Christopher Draper is a PhD Student working on 'Geometry' with Dr Ian McIntosh and Dr Chris Wood.

Mr Oliver Goodbourn is a PhD Student working on 'Algebra' with Dr Michael Bate and Professor Stephen Donkin.

Research Associate Dr Miklos Hartmann, from the Bolyai Institute, University of Szeged, Hungary, has joined the Department of Mathematics for three years to work with Professor Victoria Gould, Professor Nik Ruskuc (St Andrews) and Dr Mark Lawson (Heriot-Watt University) to work on Representation Theory of Semigroups.

Mr Qilin Hu is a PhD Student working on 'Estimation of Time Varying High Dimensional Covariant Matrix and Its Application in Optimal Portfolio Allocation in Finance' with Professor Wenyang Zhang.

Mr Javed Hussain is a PhD Student working on 'Navier-Stokes equations' with Professor Zdzislaw Brzezniak.

Mr Spiros Kechrimparis is a PhD Student working on 'Quantum Information' with Dr Stefan Weigert.

Mr Benjamin Lang joins the Department of Mathematics as a PhD Student working on 'Quantum Field Theory' with Dr Chris Fewster. Mr Lang holds a teaching studentship.

Mr Umberto Lupo also joins the Department of Mathematics as a PhD Student to work on 'Quantum field theory/quantum gravity' with Dr Bernard Kay and Dr Henning Bostelmann. Mr Lupo holds a teaching studentship.

Dr Thomas Keef, a Postdoctoral Researcher working with Professor Reidun Twarock, is currently lecturing on 'Applications of Group Theory in Virology' for the Department of Mathematics.

Dr Benoit Vicedo joins the Department of Mathematics to work with Dr Niall MacKay and Professor Evgeny Sklyanin FRS on the EPSRC-funded project Non-ultralocality and new mathematical structures in quantum integrability.

Ms Dandan Yang is a PhD Student working on 'Semigroup theory' with Professor Victoria Gould.

Ms Rida-e Zenab is a PhD Student working on 'Semigroup theory' with Professor Victoria Gould.

Edited 11 Apr 2012 - 12:34 by cac7

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