Mathematical challenges of nonlinear waves and interfacial dynamics


This Special Interest Group will develop and promote new mathematical approaches and techniques to model nonlinear phenomena in waves and interfacial dynamics. Our strong interdisciplinary expertise offers a unique opportunity to create a UK group of excellence in research on nonlinear waves and interfacial phenomena, from microscopic to macroscopic scales.

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L = leader; C = co-leader; * = Other key personnel

[L]  Emiliano Renzi ( Loughborough University ):
[C]  Demetrios Papageorgiou ( Imperial College London ):
[C]  Paul Milewski ( University of Bath ):
Karima Khusnutdinova ( Loughborough University ):
David Sibley ( Loughborough University ):
Anna Kalogirou ( University of Nottingham ):
Marco Discacciati ( Loughborough University ):
Radu Cimpeanu ( Imperial College London; University of Oxford; University of Oxford ):
Dmitri Tseluiko ( Loughborough University ):
Giacomo Roberti ( Loughborough University ):
Gennady El ( Loughborough University ):
Andrew Archer ( Loughborough University ):
Federica Buriani ( Loughborough University ):
Evangelia Antonopoulou ( University of Leeds ):
Gus Jeans ( Oceanalysis Ltd ):
Simone Michele ( Loughborough University ):
Mark Blyth ( University of East Anglia ):

SIG Workshop Loughborough, 22 - 23 June 2018


22nd June 2018, 12.00 – 18.00: Research Day

22nd June 2018, 18.00 – 19.00: Open Lecture by Professor Wooyoung Choi (NJIT, USA)

22nd June, 19.00: Reception

23rd June 2018, 10.00 – 15.00: Research Day + ECR and PhD Student Training



Programme and Abstracts


MATLAB Mini-Workshops

Here you can find the lecture notes and problem sheets of the MATLAB mini-workshop we are running throughout our SIG meetings.

1. MATLAB INTRO (Loughborough, 25th Sept. 2017)
This is a general introduction to MATLAB: variable definition, arrays, functions, plotting, "for" loops and numerical solutions of differential equations.

Problem Sheet


KdV Solver


2. KDV AND OSTROVSKY EQUATIONS (Loughborough, 23rd June 2018)
These are more advanced codes to solve nonlinear partial differential equations




Inaugural Meeting 25th-26th September 2017, Loughborough


25th September 2017, 12:00 – 17:30: PhD Students and Early Career Researchers Training Day

26th September 2017, 08:45 – 16:30: Research Day



SIG Meeting Overview

Detailed Programme

Book of Abstracts

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