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Current PhD opportunities – University of Reading

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Current PhD opportunities

Available projects in Mathematics and Statistics

The following projects are currently available:

Building Physical Constraints into Weather-related Risk Estimates

Supervisors: Claudia Neves (Department of Mathematics & Statistics), Ted Shepherd (Department of Meteorology) and Hugo Winter (EDF Energy)

Novel physical and numerical methods for simulating water and heat transfer in land surface models

Supervisors: Professor Anne Verhoef (Department of Geography), Professor Mike Baines (Department of Mathematics), Dr Martin Best (UK Met Office) and Professor Fred Ogden (UCAR, USA)

Approximate Bayesian Computation (ABC) for calibrating and evaluating Individual Based Models

Supervisor: Dr Richard Everitt and Prof Richard Sibly (Reading) and Dr Robert Thorpe (Cefas)

Theoretical Modelling and Experimental Investigation of Polymer-Membrane Interactions for Drug-Delivery

Supervisor: Dr Zuowei Wang, Dr Rebecca Green and Dr Francesca Greco

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Molecular dynamics simulations of free surface flows for micro- and nano-fluidics applications

Supervisor: Dr Alex Lukyanov

Numerical modelling of problems in Mathematical Biology using flux-based moving meshes

Supervisors: Dr Marcus Tindall and Professor Mike Baines

Statistical analysis of whole genome sequences

Supervisor: Dr Richard Everitt

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Monte Carlo methods for network analysis

Supervisor: Dr Richard Everitt

Commutator trace identities and perturbation theory

Supervisor: Professor Michael Levitin

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Simulation of Melting Ice Sheets subject to Climate Change

Supervisors: Professor M.J. Baines, Dr N.R.T. Biggs and Professor N.K. Nichols (joint with Meteorology)



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