Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Research Fellow







740Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus






  • Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College 11/13-date
  • Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College 11/10-10/13
  • Post-doctoral researcher, AOPP, University of Oxford, 04/07-10/10
  • Post-doctoral researcher, Meteorology Department, University of Reading, 10/06-04/07
  • PhD student, Mathematics Department, University of St Andrews, 2003-2006
  • MSc Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere and Oceans, Meteorology Department, University of Reading, 2002-2003
  • BA (Mathematics), Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, 1999-2002



Shipton J, Gibson TH, Cotter CJ, 2018, Higher-order compatible finite element schemes for the nonlinear rotating shallow water equations on the sphere, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol:375, ISSN:0021-9991, Pages:1121-1137

Yamazaki H, Shipton J, Cullen MJP, et al., 2017, Vertical slice modelling of nonlinear Eady waves using a compatible finite element method, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol:343, ISSN:0021-9991, Pages:130-149

Natale A, Shipton J, Cotter CJ, 2016, Compatible finite element spaces for geophysical fluid dynamics, Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System, Vol:1

Maddison JR, Marshall DP, Shipton J, 2015, On the dynamical influence of ocean eddy potential vorticity fluxes, Ocean Modelling, Vol:92, ISSN:1463-5003, Pages:169-182

Cotter CJ, Shipton J, 2012, Mixed finite elements for numerical weather prediction, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol:231, ISSN:0021-9991, Pages:7076-7091

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