Patrick E. Farrell




CV & publication list   
(updated 2022-09-21)


Visiting faculty

Àlex Ferrer
Àlex Ferrer.
Visiting Oct 2022 to Oct 2023, funded by a grant from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and the Catalan government.

Postdoctoral research associates

Jack Betteridge
Jack Betteridge.
Funded on EPSRC grant SysGenX: Composable software generation for system-level simulation at Exascale.

DPhil students

Gonzalo Gonzalez de Diego
Gonzalo Gonzalez de Diego.
Topic: contact problems in glaciology.
Co-supervised with Ian Hewitt.


Pablo Brubeck
Pablo Brubeck.
Topic: preconditioners for spectral/hp discretisations.


Fabian Laakmann
Fabian Laakmann.
Topic: robust preconditioners for magnetohydrodynamics.


Francis Aznaran
Francis Aznaran.
Topic: finite element discretisations and preconditioners in solid mechanics.
Co-supervised with Endre Süli.


Alexander Van-Brunt
Alexander Van-Brunt.
Topic: finite element methods for the Onsager-Stefan-Maxwell mass transport equations.
Co-supervised with Charles Monroe.


Boris Andrews
Boris Andrews.
Topic: numerical bifurcation analysis of natural convection.
Co-supervised with Wayne Arter.


Florian Wechsung
Florian Wechsung.
Topic: shape optimisation and robust solvers for incompressible flow. DPhil viva: 2019-09-23.
Next step: a postdoc with Georg Stadler at NYU.


Matteo Croci
Matteo Croci.
Topic: multilevel Monte Carlo methods for uncertainty quantification in brain simulations. DPhil viva: 2020-01-20.
Co-supervised with Mike Giles and Marie Rognes.
Next step: a postdoc with Mike Giles in Oxford, then with Karen Willcox at UT Austin.


Hamza Alawiye
Hamza Alawiye.
Topic: Wrinkling instabilities: modelling, analysis and computation. DPhil viva: 2020-09-25.
Co-supervised with Alain Goriely.
Next step: a Heilbronn fellowship at the University of Bristol.


Pablo Alexei Gazca Orozco
Pablo Alexei Gazca Orozco.
Topic: Numerical analysis of implicitly constituted incompressible fluids: mixed formulations. DPhil viva: 2020-10-19.
Co-supervised with Endre Süli.
Next step: a postdoc with Enrique Zuazua in Erlangen-Nuremberg.


Jingmin Xia
Jingmin Xia.
Topic: Computational and analytical aspects of energy minimisation problems in cholesteric, ferronematic and smectic liquid crystals. DPhil viva: 2021-06-01.
Next step: a permanent lectureship at the National University of Defense Technology in Changsha, China.


Ioannis Papadopoulos
Ioannis Papadopoulos.
Topic: Computing multiple solutions of topology optimization problems. DPhil viva: 2021-09-24.
Co-supervised with Endre Süli. Next step: a postdoc with Sheehan Olver at Imperial College London.


Nicolas Boullé
Nicolas Boullé.
Topic: Data-driven discovery of Green's functions. DPhil viva: 2022-08-30.
Co-supervised with Marie Rognes. Next step: an INI-Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Cambridge.


Thomas Roy
Thomas Roy.
Postdoctoral topic: nonlinear solvers in reservoir models.
Next step: a postdoc with Victor Beck, then an appointment as Staff Scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


Alberto Paganini
Alberto Paganini.
Postdoctoral topic: shape optimisation.
Next steps: a departmental lectureship in Oxford, then a permanent lectureship at the University of Leicester.


Teresa Kyrke-Smith
Teresa Kyrke-Smith.
Postdoctoral topic: inverse problems in glaciology, co-advised with Hilmar Gudmundsson at the British Antarctic Survey.
Next step: HM Civil Service.


Geoffrey Gachemi
Geoffrey Gachemi.
Topic: goal-oriented error estimation in bifurcation analysis.
Summer project funded by a Mfano Africa virtual mentorship. Next step: continuing as a lecturer at the Technical University of Kenya.