List of Undergraduate Research Bursaries 2017

The London Mathematical Society is pleased to announce the list of successful applications to the 2017 round of Undergraduate Research Bursaries.

*Indicates the institution agreed to match-fund the award.

 

Institution

Research Supervisor

Student

Research

Bath*

Chris Budd

Thomas Gregory

Application of Delay Differential Equations to modelling El Nino events

Bath*

Silvia Gazzola

Cyrus Yavari

Regularisation by Randomisation

Bath*

Antal Jarai

Minwei Sun

Critical exponents in sandpiles via exact sampling

Bath*

Johannes Nordström

Joseph Martin

The matching problem for twisted connected sum G2-manifolds

Birmingham*

Chris Good

Joe Thomas

The Dynamical Properties of Shift Spaces

Birmingham*

Corneliu Hoffman

Mircea Sebe

Category Theory with applications in Theoretical Computer Science

Bristol*

Jon Keating

Huw Day

Finite Product Approximations to L-functions

Bristol*

Roman Schubert

Jesse Parsons

Engineering Quantum States by Interactions with an Environment

Cambridge*

Pau Figueras

George Robinson

An Initial Data Solver for GRChombo

Cambridge*

Geoffrey Grimmett

Paul Minter

Percolation near criticality

Cambridge*

Gabriel Paternain

Indi Pritchard

Inversion of the geodesic X-ray transform on the surfaces

Dundee

David Pontin

Sophie Boswell

Analysing chaotic trajectories of particles in the vicinity of null points of magnetic fields

Durham*

Georgios Karagiannis

Kieran Richards

On the Population Resampling based Stochastic Approximation algorithm for the evaluation of emulators against large data-sets

Durham*

Bernard Piette

Alexander Hoffman de Visme

Packing of circles between circles

Durham*

Matthias Troffaes

Zeping Hao

Algebraic methods for propagating uncertainty through imprecise Markov chains

Durham*

Ian Vernon

Autumn Charnley

Bayesian uncertainty analysis of agent based models with application to systems biology and epidemiology

Edinburgh*

Chris Heunan

Leo Lobski

Quantum set theory

Exeter

Hugo Lambert

Neil Lewis

Interaction between convection, land fraction and exoplanet habitability

Glasgow*

Tereza Neocleous

Zhuo Sun

Statistical models for forensic voice comparison

Glasgow*

Ian Strachan

Theodora Nearchou

Miura transformations for Novikov-KdV equations

Glasgow*

Joachim Zacharias

Theodoros Papazachariou

K-theory and Witt groups of C*-and Banach algebras

Heriot-Watt

Heiko Gimperlein

Oliver Phillips

Eigenvalue bounds for non-selfadjoint operators and leaky cavities

Imperial College*

Richard Thomas

Wanlong Zheng

Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Curves and Sheaf Cohomology

Kent*

Andrew Hone

Tesssa Wilks

Iterations over finite fields and pseudorandom number sequences

Kent*

Bas Lemmens

Lewis White

Detecting fixed points of non-expansive maps and the illumination problem

Lancaster*

Rebecca Killick

David Ireland

Automatic Model Selection:Changepoints, Long Memory and Environmental Data

Leeds*

Stephen Griffiths

Joseph Elmes

Self-gravitating water waves on rotating elastic spheres

Manchester*

Peter Rowley

Veronica Kelsey

Chamber Graphs and Sporadic group geometries

Nottingham*

Stephen Coombes

Sunil Modhara

Rock-paper-scissors (-lizard-spock): the dynamics of cyclic dominance

Nottingham*

Karthik Bharath

Thomas Townsend

Some statistical questions in Topological Data Analysis

Nottingham*

Jennifer Gaskell

Alexander Arrowsmith

Mathematical modelling of bioenergy crop growth on flood plains

Nottingham*

Christian Wuthrich

Matthew Thompson

Higher p-adic elliptic logarithms

Oxford*

Dan Ciobotaru

Marius Todea

Representations of rational Cherednik algebras for noncrystallographic root systems

Oxford*

David Seifert

Christopher Turner

An operator-theoretic approach to discrete-time Markov processes

Oxford*

Xuancheng Shao

Wenqiang Xu

A study on additive structures of sets in combinatorics and number theory

Oxford*

Balazs Szendroi

Chi Yiu

Singularities of Algebraic Plane Curves and Knots

Portsmouth*

Thomas Waters

Tessa Wildsmith

The conjugate locus on the quadraxial ellipsoid

St Andrews*

Peter Cameron

Simon Jurina

Permutation group cycles and Parker vectors

Surrey*

Alessandro Torrielli

Wookyung Kim

Bound-state analysis of the quantised Kadomtsev-Petviashvili equation

University College London*

Jonny Evans

Teresa Ludenbach

Braid group, singularities and monodromy

University College London*

Rod Halburd

Daniel Bussell

Movable singularities of solutions of differential equations

University College London*

Helen Wilson

Yijie Li

Determining the viscosity of a fluid from a given smooth vector field