Centre for Mathematical Sciences
University of Cambridge
Wilberforce Rd
Cambridge CB3 0WA, U.K.
R.R.Kerswell@damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44-1223-766349
Research Interests
The Navier-Stokes equations
(nonlinear dynamics, transition and turbulence)
Geophysical and astrophysical fluid mechanics
(e.g. convecting and stably-stratified flows,
tidal, precessional and librational motion of
planetary interiors and subsurface oceans, accretion disks)
Ashley Willis, EPSRC-funded 2005-2008 (now Lecturer at Sheffield University)
Yohann Duguet,
Marie-Curie Fellow 2006-2008 (now CNRS, LIMSI, Paris) Laurent Lacaze,
Marie-Curie Fellow 2006-2008 (now CNRS, IMFT, Toulouse)
Mark Woodhouse, Renishaw & North
Bristol NHS Trust funded 2007-2009 (followed by postdocs at Manchester and Bristol Universities) Gary Chandler, EPSRC-funded 2010-2011 (now dabbling in the Tokyo stock market) Dan Lucas, EPSRC-funded 2012-2013 (now Lecturer at Keele University) Colin Leclercq, EPSRC-funded 2014-2016 (MUST project) Jacob Page, EPSRC-funded 2016-2018 (MUST project) Jake Langham, EPSRC Doctoral Prize 2017-2019 Zijing Ding, EPSRC-funded 2017-2020
Graduate students:
Darren Mason 1995-1999 (now working at IPL, Bath, in software development). Denise Cooper (née Barnes) 1996-2000
(senior software engineer at Radan Computational Ltd, Bath, in CAD).
Robert Mason 1998-2001
(followed by a postdoc in Earth Science with Prof. S. Sparks and is now working at Serco Assurance, Dorchester, in scientific consultancy). Stephen Plasting 2000-2004 (followed by a postdoc
at Scripps Oceanographic Institute,
San Diego with Prof. W.R. Young; now a Vice-President at Goldman Sachs,
New York). Hakan Wedin 2001-2004 (followed by postdocs at Kyoto University with Prof. M. Nagata and now Genoa University with Prof. A. Bottaro). Chris Pringle
2005-2009 (followed by postdocs at Reading and Nottingham Universities, now Senior Lecturer at Coventry University). Helen Sweeney 2008-2011 (followed by training with Teach First). Samuel Rabin 2009-2013, co-supervised with Dr Colm Caulfield (now at Credit Suisse, London). Matthew Chantry 2010-2014 (then to Paris with Prof. L. Tuckerman and now Oxford with Prof. T. Palmer). Daniel Olvera 2012-2017 (now a postdoc with Dr Chris Pringle at Coventry University). Alec Wilson 2015-present.