Imperial College London

Dr. Vijay Tymms

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Principal Teaching Fellow



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Blackett 312Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Vijay is a Principal Teaching Fellow in the Department of Physics. He grew up in Durham City and left to read physics at Bristol University, graduating with an MSci in 1998. After a year working on a kibbutz in Israel he moved to Buenos Aires where he taught secondary school science for three years. In 2002 Vijay moved to the University of Liverpool where he stayed for seven years, completing a PhD in geophysics then researching and teaching for a further three years. He joined Imperial in September 2009.



Tymms V, 2015, Newtonian Mechanics for Undergraduates, World Scientific Publishing Europe Limited, ISBN:9781786340085

Thesis Dissertations

Tymms, Numerical Modelling of Rifted Continental Margin Formation

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