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Staff Profile: Dr Peter K Sweby


Dr Peter Sweby

Job Title:

Associate Professor


  • Departmental Examinations Officer
  • Math Project Coordinator
  • Departmental Finance Officer
  • Departmental IT facilities
  • Departmental Director of Infrastructure and Support Staff
  • Internal Examiner
  • Chair of Departmental Board of Studies

Areas of Interest:

  • Numerical solution of hyperbolic conservation laws
  • Total variation diminishing (TVD) schemes
  • Dynamics of discretisations
  • Grid generation and adaptation
  • Mathematical Biology

Research groups / Centres:


Centaur MathSciNet

Current Teaching (2020/21):

Dr Peter K Sweby



+44 (0) 118 378 8675


Room 301, Mathematics

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