Applied Mathematics PhD
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School of Mathematics
Academic department overview
The Applied Mathematics Unit has a long-standing international reputation for its research. Our research activity is led by fourteen professors with expertise in a range of topics, including Combustion Theory and Bushfires; Computational Mechanics and Biomechanics; Granular Flow; Dynamical Systems; Financial Mathematics; High Speed Fluid Dynamics; Inverse Problems; Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing and Waves.RAE2008 (UoA 21) highlights
- An active research group of 31 permanent staff working with 14 postdoctoral researchers, 42 PhD research students and 49 MSc students. The MAGIC doctoral student training network is being coordinated by Manchester.
- Significant success in the award of EPSRC Fellowships including five Advanced Fellows and four Postdoctoral Fellows awarded in the census period.
- More than 7.6M pounds awarded since RAE2001, including 1.75M for the CICADA initiative.
- Three of our researchers have been designated Highly Cited Researchers at ISIHighlyCited.com.
Applied Mathematics at Manchester has a strong tradition for research excellence, with past leadership provided by Sir Horace Lamb FRS, Sydney Chapman FRS, Edward Milne FRS, Douglas Hartree FRS, Sydney Goldstein FRS, Sir James Lighthill FRS, Fritz Ursell FRS and Robin Bullough. BAMC'08 is the fiftieth anniversary of the first British Theoretical Mechanics Colloquium which was held in Manchester in 1959.
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