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# Staff expertise in Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics

## Dean of School

### Dr Mark Thompson

**Title:**Principal Lecturer in Astronomy & Dean of School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist area:**Star formation**Staff profile:**View Dr Thompson's profile

## A-Z staff list

### Dr Salah Beddiaf

**Title:**Principal Lecturer in Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Differential equations

### Professor Elias Brinks

**Title:**Professor of Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics and Engineering Mathematics**Specialist area:**Galaxies**Staff profile**: View Professor Brinks' profile

### Dr Ben Burningham

**Title:**Researcher in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist areas:**Low-mass stars / Brown dwarfs**Staff profile:**View Dr Burningham's profile

### Dr Catarina Carvalho

**Title:**Senior Lecturer in Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Algebra / Theoretical computer science**Staff profile:**View Dr Carvalho's profile

### Dr Charles Chemel

**Title:**Researcher in Physics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Fluid dynamics / Atmospheric physics**Staff profile:**View Dr Chemel's profile

### Dr James Collett

**Title:**Principal Lecturer in Physics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Physics / Fluid dynamics**Staff profile:**View Dr Collett's profile

### Dr Kristen Coppin

**Title:**Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Engineering Mathematics**Specialist area:**Submillimetre astrophysics**Staff profile:**View Dr Coppin's profile

### Emeritus Professor Alan Davies

**Title:**Professor of Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Numerical algorithms / Financial derivatives / Mathematics outreach

### Dr Reto Dorizzi

**Title:**Lecturer in Physics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Engineering Mathematics**Specialist areas:**Mechanics / Electromagnetism**Staff profile:**View Dr Dorizzi's profile

### Professor Janet Drew

**Title:**Professor of Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist areas:**Massive stars / Galactic plane

### Dr Aidan Farrow

**Title:**Research Fellow**Specialist areas:**Climate Change /

Earth System Modelling

### Dr Andrew Fitzharris

**Title:**Principal Lecturer in Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist areas:**Numerical methods / Computational mathematics

### Dr James Geach

**Title:**Royal Society University Research Fellow**Teaching contributes to:**Engineering mathematics**Specialist area:**Sub-millimetre astrophysics**Staff profile:**View Dr Geach's profile

### Dr Timothy Gledhill

**Title:**Reader in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist area:**Evolved stars**Staff profile:**View Dr Gledhill's profile

### Dr Richard Greenaway

**Title:**Senior Research Fellow**Teaching contributes to:**Engineering mathematics**Specialist area:**Scientific computing / Light scattering**Staff profile:**View Dr Greenaway's profile

### Professor Martin Hardcastle

**Title:**Professor of Astrophysics, Director of CAR**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Engineering Mathematics**Specialist areas:**High-energy astrophysics / Statistics**Staff profile:**View Prof Hardcastle's profile

### Dr Evelyn Hesse

**Title:**Senior Lecturer in Physics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist areas:**Optics / Diffraction**Staff profile:**View Dr Hesse's profile

### Dr Edwin Hirst

**Title:**Senior Research Fellow**Specialist area:**Laboratory physics / Light scattering**Staff profile:**View Dr Hirst's profile

### Emeritus Professor Jim Hough

**Title:**Professor of Astrophysics**Specialist area:**Polarisation / Astrophysics / Outreach**Staff profile:**View Professor Hough's profile

### Professor Hugh Jones

**Title:**Professor of Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist areas:**Low-mass stars / Brown dwarfs / Extrasolar Planets**Staff profile:**View Professor Jones's profile

### Dr Steve Kane

**Title:**Principal Lecturer in Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Numerical algorithms / Differential equations**Staff profile:**View Dr Kane's profile

### Professor Paul Kaye

**Title:**Professor of Atmospheric Physics**Specialist area:**Light scattering / Instrumentation**Staff profile:**View Professor Kaye's profile

### Dr Sugata Kaviraj

**Title:**Reader in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics and Engineering Mathematics**Specialist area:**Galaxies**Staff profile:**View Dr Kaviraj's profile

### Dr Chiaki Kobayashi

**Title:**Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Computational astrophysics / High-performance computing**Staff profile:**View Dr Kobayashi's profile

### Dr Phil Lucas

**Title:**Reader in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics and Engineering Mathematics**Specialist area:**Star formation, brown dwarfs and exoplanets**Staff profile:**View Dr Lucas's profile

### Professor William Martin

**Title:**Visiting Professor**Specialist area:**Lasers / Optics /

Light scattering / Atmospheric physics

### Dr Alan McCall

**Title:**Senior Lecturer in Physics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Quantum physics / Wave mechanics

### Professor Detlef Mueller

**Title:**Reader in Physics and Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award Recipient**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist areas:**Laser spectroscopy / Atmospheric physics**Staff profile:**View Dr Mueller's profile

### Dr Ralf Napiwotzki

**Title:**Reader in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist area:**Evolved stars / Portfolio management**Staff profile:**View Dr Napiwotzki's profile

### Dr Yann Peresse

**Title:**Lecturer in Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Mathematics**Specialist area:**Algebra

### Professor David Pinfield

**Title:**Professor of Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Engineering Mathematics**Specialist area:**Low-mass stars**Staff profile:**View Professor Pinfield's profile

### Dr Thomas Rauscher

**Title:**Visiting Research fellow from 1 October 2015**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist area:**Nuclear astrophysics

### Mrs Carrie Ricketts

**Title:**Lecturer in Actuarial Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Mathematics and Financial Mathematics, Engineering Mathematics**Specialist area:**Actuarial Mathematics

### Professor Sean Ryan

**Title:**Professor of Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Specialist areas:**Nuclear astrophysics / Stellar spectroscopy / Actuarial methods**Staff profile:**View Professor Ryan's profile

### Dr Marc Sarzi

**Title:**Lecturer in Astronomy**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist areas:**Planetary nebulae / Galaxy dynamics

### Mr Kuldeep Singh

**Title:**Senior Lecturer in Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Financial Mathematics and Engineering Mathematics**Specialist area:**Mathematical techniques

### Dr Dan Smith

**Title:**Research Fellow in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics and Financial Mathematics**Staff profile:**View Dr Smith's profile

### Professor Ranjeet Sokhi

**Title:**Professor of Atmospheric Physics**Specialist area:**Climate physics / Air quality**Staff profile:**View Professor Sokhi's profile

### Dr Warren Stanley

**Title:**Research Fellow**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist area:**Laboratory physics / Light scattering**Staff profile:**View Dr Stanley's profile

### Dr Ole Steuernagel

**Title:**Senior Lecturer in Physics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist area:**Quantum physics**Staff profile:**View Dr Steuernagel's profile

### Dr Jason Stevens

**Title:**Reader in Astrophysics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist area:**Active galaxies**Staff profile:**View Dr Stevens's profile

### Dr Chris Stopford

**Title:**Research Assistant**Teaching contributes to:**Engineering Mathematics**Specialist areas:**Light scattering / Scientific computation**Staff profile:**View Dr Stopford's profile

### Dr Matthias Tesche

**Title:**Reader in Physics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics, Atmospheric Physics**Specialist area:**Meteorology, remote sensing, aerosols and clouds

### Dr Mark Thompson

**Title:**Principal Lecturer in Astronomy & Dean of School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Physics and Astrophysics**Specialist area:**Star formation**Staff profile:**View Dr Thompson's profile

### Dr Mikko Tuomi

**Title:**Research Assistant**Specialist areas:**Extrasolar planets**Staff profile:**View Mikko Tuomi's profile

### Professor Joseph Ulanowski

**Title:**Professor in Physics**Specialist area:**Optics / Atmospheric physics / Light scattering

### Dr Charles Young

**Title:**Senior Lecturer in Mathematics**Teaching contributes to:**Mathematics**Specialist area:**Algebra / Mathematical Physics**Staff profile:**View Dr Young's profile