Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Chair in Applied Mathematics







753Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus




Research Projects

Global and adjoint analysis of tonal noise generation

Description and manipulation of thermo-acoustic instabilities 

Optimised mixing strategies

Adjoint techniques for data-assimilation problems 

Nonlinear model reduction for compressible flows

Membership in Professional Societies

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American Physical Society  (APS)

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Students and Postdocs

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Students: Calum Skene, Adam Edstrand (foreign co-advisor), Max Eggl

Former students: Mathieu Blanchard (2015), Juan Inigo Guzman (2015), Claudio Ottonelli (2014), Nicolas Dovetta (2014), Dimitry Foures (2014), Fabien Juillet (2013), Gianluca Meneghello (2013), Miguel Fosas de Pando (2012), Aurelien Herve (2012), Xavier Garnaud (2012), Sarah Benbaba (2011), Alexandre Barbagallo (2011), Elena Vyazmina (2010), Christoph Mack (2009), Alan Guegan (2007), Dominik Obrist (2000)

Postdocs: Susanne Horn, Ubaid Qadri

Former Postdocs: Taraneh Sayadi, Miguel Fosas de Pando, Xuerei Mao, Shervin Bagheri, Fulvio Martinelli, Christopher Heaton, Joseph Nichols, Peter Blossey

Awards and Honours

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Gordon and Betty Moore Distinguished Scholarship of the California Institute of Technology 

Overseas Fellow Churchill College, University of Cambridge 

Fellow of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics

Chaire d'Excellence of the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) 

Boeing Professorship of the University of Washington 

Research Fellowship of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation 

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Dissertation Award

Editorial Boards

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Associate Editor, Phys. Rev. Fluids