The Department of Mathematics and Statistics was host until 2014 to the MSc course in the Mathematics of Scientific and Industrial Computation (previously known as Numerical Solution of Differential Equations) and the MSc course in Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere and Oceans. A selection of dissertation titles are listed below, some of which are available online:
2014: Mathematics of Scientific and Industrial Computation
2014: Applicable and Numerical Mathematics
Rabindra Gurung - Numerical solution of an ODE system arising in photosynthesis
Siti Mazulianawati Haji Majid - Numerical Approximation of Similarity in Nonlinear Diffusion Equations
2013: Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere and Oceans
Yu Chau Lam - Drag and Momentum Fluxes Produced by Mountain Waves
Chris Louder - Mathematical Techniques of Image Processing
Jonathan Muir - Flux Modelling of Polynyas
2012: Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere and Oceans
Jean-Francois Vuillaume - Numerical prediction of flood plains using a Lagrangian approach
Tudor Ciochina - The Closest Point Method
Theodora Eleftheriou - Moving Mesh Methods Using Monitor Functions for the Porous Medium Equation
Melios Michael - Self-Consistent Field Calculations on a Variable Resolution Grid
2011: Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere and Oceans
Peter Barnet - Rain Drop Growth by Collision and Coalescence
Matthew Edgington - Moving Mesh Methods for Semi-Linear Problems
Samuel Groth - Light Scattering by Penetrable Convex Polygons
Charlotte Kong - Comparison of Approximate Riemann Solvers
Justin Prince - Fast Diffusion in Porous Media
Carl Svoboda - Reynolds Averaged Radiative Transfer Model
Tahnia Appasawmy - Wave Reflection and Trapping in a Two Dimensional Duct
Michael Conland - Numerical Approximation of a Quenching Problem
Peter Westwood - A Moving Mesh Finite Element Approach for the Cahn-Hilliard Equation
2010: Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere and Oceans
Martin Conway - Heat Transfer in a Buried Pipe
Charlotta Howarth - Integral Equation Formulations for Scattering Problems
2009: Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere and Oceans
Joanne Pocock - Ensemble Data Assimilation: How Many Members Do We Need?
Tomos Roberts - Non-oscillatory interpolation for the Semi-Lagrangian scheme
Zak Kipling - Error growth in medium-range forecasting models
Zoe Gumm - Bragg Resonance by Ripple Beds
Muhammad Akram - Linear and Quadratic Finite Elements for a Moving Mesh Method
Cassandra Moran - Harbour modelling and resonances
Juri Parrinello - Modelling water uptake in rice using moving meshes
Chloe Ward - Numerical Evaluation of Oscillatory Integrals
Christopher Warner - Forward and Inverse Water-Wave Scattering by Topography
2008: Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere and Oceans
Fawzi Al Busaidi - Fawzi Albusaidi
Evangelia-Maria Giannakopoulou - Flood Prediction and Uncertainty
Victoria Heighton - 'Every snowflake is different'
Gillian Morrison - Numerical Modelling of Tidal Bores using a Moving Mesh
Rachel Pritchard - Evaluation of Fractional Dispersion Models
2007: Numerical solution of differential equations
Tamsin Lee - New methods for approximating acoustic wave transmission through ducts (PDF 2.5MB)
Lee Morgan - Anomalous diffusion (PDF-1.5MB)
Keith Pham - Finite element modelling of multi-asset barrier options (PDF-3MB)
Alastair Radcliffe - Finite element modelling of the atmosphere using the shallow water equations (PDF-2.5MB)
Sanita Vetra - The computation of spectral representations for evolution PDE (PDF-3.2MB)
Laura Baker - Properties of the ensemble Kalman filter (PDF-3.8MB)
Alison Brass - A moving mesh method for the discontinuous Galerkin finite element technique (PDF-916KB)
Daniel Lucas - Application of the phase/amplitude method to the study of trapped waves in the atmosphere and oceans (PDF-1.1MB)
Duduzile Nhlengethwa - Petrol or diesel (PDF-1MB)
Rhiannon Roberts - Modelling glacier flow (PDF-406KB)
David Skinner - A moving mesh finite element method for the shallow water equations (PDF-4.3MB)
Jovan Stojsavljevic - Investigation of waiting times in non-linear diffusion equations using a moving mesh method (PDF-538KB)
Bonhi Bhattacharya - A moving finite element method for high order nonlinear diffusion problems
Jonathan Coleman - High frequency boundary element methods for scattering by complex polygons
Stefan King - Best fits with adjustable nodes and scale invariance
Edmund Ridley - Analysis of integral operators from scattering problems
Nicholas Robertson - A moving Lagrangian mesh model of a lava dome volcano and talus slope
2006: Mathematical and numerical modelling of the atmosphere and oceans
Iain Davison - Scale analysis of short term forecast errors
Richard Silveira - Electromagnetic scattering by simple ice crystal shapes
Halina Watson - The behaviour of 4-D Var for a highly nonlinear system
Jonathan Aitken - Data dependent mesh generation for peicewise linear interpolation
Shaun Benbow - Numerical methods for american options
Philip McLaughlin - Outdoor sound propagation and the boundary element method
Antonis Neochoritis - Numerical modelling of islands and capture zone size distributions in thin film growth
Kylie Osman - Numerical schemes for a non-linear diffusion problem
Shaun Potticary - Efficient evaluation of highly oscillatory integrals
Aanand Venkatramanan - American spread option pricing
2005: Mathematical and numerical modelling of the atmosphere and oceans
Richard Fruehmann - Ageostrophic wind storms in the central Caspian sea
Robert Horton - Two dimensional turbulence in the atmosphere and oceans
David Livings - Aspects of the ensemble Kalman filter
Catherine Campbell-Grant - A comparative study of computational methods in cosmic gas dynamics
Paresh Prema - Numerical modelling of Island ripening
Mark Webber - The point source methods in inverse acoustic scattering
2004: Mathematical and numerical modelling of the atmosphere and oceans
Petros Dalakakis - Radar scattering by ice crystals
Helen Mansley - Dense water overflows and cascades
Kate Alexander - Investigation of a new macroscopic model of traffic flow
2003: Mathematical and numerical modelling of the atmosphere and oceans
Emma Quaile - Rotation dominated flow over a ridge
Jemma Shipton - Gravity waves in multilayer systems
Winnie Chung - A Spectral Method for the Black Scholes Equations
Penny Marno - Crowded Macroscopic and Microscopic Models for Pedestrian Dynamics
Malachy McConnell - On the numerical solution of selected integrable non-linear wave equations
Stavri Mylona - An Application of Kepler's Problem to Formation Flying using the Störmer-Verlet Method
2002: Mathematical and numerical modelling of the atmosphere and oceans
Sarah Brodie - Numerical Modelling of Stratospheric Temperature Changes and their Possible Causes
Matt Sayer - Upper Ocean Variability in the Equatorial Pacific on Diurnal to Intra-seasonal Timescales
Laura Stanton - Linearising the Kepler problem for 4D-var Data Assimilation
R.B. Brad - An Implementation of the Box Scheme for use on Transcritical Problems
D. Garwood - A Comparison of two approaches for the Approximating of 2-D Scattered Data, with Applications to Geological Modelling
R. Hawkes - Mesh Movement Algorithms for Non-linear Fisher-type Equations
P. Jelfs - Conjugate Gradients with Rational and Floating Point Arithmetic
M. Maisey - Vorticity Preserving Lax-Wendroff Type Schemes
C.A. Radcliffe - Positive Schemes for the Linear Advection Equation
D. Brown - Two Data Assimilation Techniques for Linear Multi-input Systems.
S. Christodoulou - Finite Differences Applied to Stochastic Problems in Pricing Derivatives.
C. Freshwater - The Muskingum-Cunge Method for Flood Routing.
S.H. Man - Galerkin Methods for Coupled Integral Equations.
A. Laird - A New Method for Solving the 2-D Advection Equation.
T. McDowall - Finite Differences Applied to Joint Boundary Layer and Eigenvalue Problems.
M. Shahrill - Explicit Schemes for Finding Soliton Solutions of the Korteweg-de Vries Equation.
B. Weston - A Marker and Cell Solution of the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations for Free Surface Flow.
M. Ariffin - Grid Equidistribution via Various Algorithmic Approaches.
S.J. Fletcher - Numerical Approximations to Bouyancy Advection in the Eddy Model.
N.Fulcher - The Finite Element Approximation of the Natural Frequencies of a Circular Drum.
V. Green - A Financial Model and Application of the Semi-Lagrangian Time-Stepping Scheme.
D.A. Parry - Construction of Symplectic Runge-Kutta Methods and their Potential for Molecular Dynamics Application.
S.C. Smith - The Evolution of Travelling Waves in a Simple Model for an Ionic Autocatalytic System
P. Swain - Numerical Investigations of Vorticity Preserving Lax-Wendroff Type Schemes.
M. Wakefield - Variational Methods for Upscaling.
C.C. Anderson - A dual-porosity model for simulating the preferential movement of water in the unsaturated zone of a chalk aquifer.
K.W. Blake - Contour zoning.
M.R. Garvie - A comparison of cell-mapping techniques for basins of attraction.
W. Gaudin - HYDRA: a 3-d MPP Eulerian hydrocode.
D. Gnandi - Alternating direction implicit method applied to stochastic problems in derivative finance.
H.S. Khela - The boundary integral method.
K. Singh - A comparison of numerical schemes for pricing bond options.
R.V. Egan - Chaotic response of the Duffing equation. A numerical investigation into the dynamics of the non-linear vibration equation.
R.G. Higgs - Nonlinear diffusion in reservoir simulation.
P.B. Horrocks - Fokker-Planck model of stochastic acceleration: a study of finite difference schemes.
M.A. Wlasek - Variational data assimilation: a study.
A. Barnes - Reaction-diffusion waves in an isothermal chemical system with a general order of autocatalysis.
S.J. Leary - Mesh movement and mesh subdivision.
S. McAllister - First and second order complex differential equations.
R.K. Sadhra - Investigating dynamical systems using the cell-to-cell mapping.
J.P. Wilson - A refined numerical model of sediment deposition on saltmarshes.
M. Bishop - The modelling and analysis of the equations of motion of floating bodies on regular waves.
J. Olwoch - Isothermal autocatalytic reactions with an immobilized autocatalyst.
S. Stoke - Eulerian methods with a Lagrangian phase in gas dynamics.Diploma
R. Coad - 1-D and 2-D simulations of open channel flows using upwinding schemes.
D.A. Kirkland - Huge singular values and the distance to instability..
P.A. Burton - Re-iterative methods for integral equations.
L.M. Whitfield - The application of optimal control theory to life cycle strategies.
S.J. Woolnough - A numerical model of sediment deposition on saltmarshes.