Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Professor in Applied Mathematics



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Professor Darren Crowdy holds a Chair in Applied Mathematics and has been on the faculty of the Department of Mathematics since 1999. His interests are broad but centre on the application of methods of complex analysis to problems arising in the physical sciences, applied mathematics and mathematical physics. He has special interests in the field of fluid dynamics.

Prof. Crowdy is currently an Established Career Fellow of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and a Wolfson Research Merit Fellow of the Royal Society.

Prof. Crowdy has recently been a Visiting Professor at MIT, the California Institute of Technology, UC San Diego and the University of Kyoto.



Crowdy DG, Krishnamurthy VS, The effect of core size on the speed of compressible hollow vortex streets, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, ISSN:0022-1120

D.G. Crowdy, J.S. Marshall, 2007, Computing the Schottky-Klein prime function on the Schottky double of planar domains, Comput. Methods Funct. Theory, Vol:1, Pages:293-308

Crowdy D, 2017, Slip length for transverse shear flow over a periodic array of weakly curved menisci, Physics of Fluids, Vol:29, ISSN:1070-6631

Crowdy DG, 2017, Effective slip lengths for immobilized superhydrophobic surfaces, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:825, ISSN:0022-1120

Crowdy DG, 2017, Perturbation analysis of subphase gas and meniscus curvature effects for longitudinal flows over superhydrophobic surfaces, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:822, ISSN:0022-1120, Pages:307-326

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