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__2014-present__**Head of Department**, Department of Mathematics, Aberystwyth University.__2010-present__**Professor**, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Aberystwyth University.__2006-2011__EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow. Research on foams, complex fluids, and cellular structures through modelling, computation and experiment.__2006-2010__**Reader in Applied Mathematics**, Institute of Mathematics and Physics, Aberystwyth University.__2005-2006__**Lecturer in Applied Mathematics**, Institute of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Aberystwyth University.__2002-2004__**Temporary Lecturer in Computational Physics**, Trinity College, Dublin.__1998-2002,2004__**Postdoctoral Researcher**with the Foam Physics Group at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland with Prof. D. Weaire. Held an Enterprise Ireland Fellowship and a Marie Curie Fellowship. .

__1995-1998__**PhD**in**Applied Mathematics**in the School of Mathematics at the University of East Anglia, UK: `Pressure Impulses caused by Wave Impact' (Abstract: (.ps) Thesis: (.ps)), supervised by Dr. Mark Cooker, funded by EPSRC. Mathematical modelling of wave impacts using Pressure Impulse Theory.__1991-1994__**BSc (Hons)**in**Applied Mathematics (First Class)**at the University of Warwick, UK. Final year project on mixing and chaotic streamlines in flow between eccentric rotating cylinders.

- Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (FLSW)
- Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA)
- Council member and Honorary Secretary of the British Society of Rheology
- Steering committe of the WIMCS Computational Modelling Cluster
- Member of the Institute of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
- Member of the Society of Rheology
- Member of the London Mathematical Society

- Foam Rheology: Solution of problems relating to the flow of yield-stress materials. Relationship to meso-scopic bubble-scale models, quantifying the role of viscosity in the flow of complex fluids such as foams and granular materials. Applications in the personal care industry and the petroleum industry.
- Foam Drainage: Use of analytical techniques, such as similarity solutions, and numerics to solve partial differential equations describing the viscous flow of liquid through a network of thin collapsible channels. Simple experiments on aqueous foams and soap films. Applications in the automobile industry and in froth flotation processes.
- Simulation of Cellular Structures: Analysis of instabilities in small clusters of cells. Simulation of area-minimizing structures using the Surface Evolver. Analysis and visualisation of three-dimensional disordered structures.
- Biological Morphology: Investigation of the morphology of tissues based on analogies with foams. Application of the results of packing problems to infer details of the growth of biological systems.
- Pressure Impulse Theory: Analysis of pressures induced by breaking waves on coastal structures. Potential theory.
- Demonstrating science to non-scientists & children through the medium of bubbles.

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