Current students have pointed out that they would find it interesting and helpful to see just what former students have submitted for their theses. Therefore, below are titles of past theses submitted.
2012
Name

Degree

Title

Papadopoulos Kyriakos

PhD Pure Mathematics

Set theoretic and topological characterisations of ordered sets

Roberts Kieran

PhD Pure Mathematics

Lie algebras and incidence geometry

2011
Name

Degree

Title

AboZaid Ghada

PhD Statistics

Individual patient data metaanalaysis of prognostic factor studies

Bassi Rachan

PhD Applied Mathematics

Absolute instability in curved liquid jets

Che Dzul Kifli Syahida

PhD Pure Mathematics

Chaotic dynamical systems

Keen Philip

PhD Pure Mathematics

Independent sets in some classical groups of dimension three

Morris Thomas

PhD Pure Mathematics

Nilpotent injectors in finite groups

Schlueter Martin

PhD Management Maths

Nonlinear mixed integer based optimization technique for space applications

Wang Gehao

PhD Pure Mathematics

Genus zero systems for primitive groups of affine type

2010
Name

Degree

Title

Abuelela Waleed

PhD Pure Mathematics

Hardytype inequalities for nonconvex domains

Ghatei Davoud

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

The Octonions

Harrison Samuel

PhD Pure Mathematics

Control of oscillatory convolution operators via maximal functions in weighted L2 inequalities

Henke Ellen

PhD Pure Mathematics

Minimal fusion systems

Hodgskiss Joseph

PhD Management Maths

Optimisation models and algorithms for multicast message routing and power control in wireless multihop networks

McInroy Justin

PhD Pure Mathematics

A family of biaffine geometries and their resulting amalgams

Mycroft Richard

PhD Pure Mathematics

The regularity method in directed graphs and hypergraphs

Tam Kin

PhD Management Maths

Optimising and approximating eigenvectors in maxalgebra

Wong Tin Lok

PhD Pure Mathematics

Initial segments and end extensions of models of arithmetic

2009
Name

Degree

Title

Astill Sarah

PhD Mathematics

Odd characterisations of almost simple groups: 3local and character theoretic methods

Atapattu Arachchille Chamila

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

Universal completions of cyclic amalgams of the same type

Cooley Oliver

PhD Pure Mathematics

Embedding problems for graphs and hypergraphs

Curtiss Geoffrey

PhD Mathematics

Nonlinear,nonspherical bubble dynamics near a a two fluid interface

Farah Ali

MPhil(B) Applied Maths

Generalized and quadratic eigenvalue problems with Hermitian matrices

Ghufran Syed

MPhil(B) Applied Maths

The computation of matrix functions in particular, the matrix exponential

Gurney Christopher

PhD Applied Mathematics

The stability and control of curved liquid jet breakup

Hussain Zahir

PhD Applied Mathematics

Stability and transition of threedimensional rotating boundary layers

Iqbal Raja

MPhil(B) Applied Maths

Computation of the nodes and weights for gaussian quadratur rule by using Jacobi's method

Kelly Luke

PhD Pure Mathematics

On cycles in directed graphs

Lu IChen

MPhil(B) Management Maths

Robust portfolio optimization

Naegele Philipp

PhD Management Maths

An infeasiblepathfollowing algorithm for nonlinear multiobjective optimisation problems

Ogilvy Iver

PhD Mathematics

Fluid dynamics of underwater explosions

Semeraro Jason

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

ZJ  type theorems for fusion systems

Sosa Paz Carlos

PhD Mathematics

Numerical optimisation methods for power consumption in multihop mobiles phones networks

Sprittles James

PhD Applied Mathematics

Dynamic wetting / dewetting processes in complex liquidsolid systems

Tong Viet Hung

PhD Pure Mathematics

Rank 3 permutation characters and maximal subgroups

Tsonev Dragomir

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

Simple lie algebras and their classifications

20072008
Name

Title

Degree

Al Dhafeeri, S

Characters of multiply transistive groups

PhD Mathematics

Aminu, A

Maxalgebraic linear systems and programs

PhD Mathematics

Badger, M

Braid orbits on primitive permutation groups of degree 8 and 16

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

Bailey, A

Almost everywhere convergence of dyadic partial sums of Fourier series for almost periodic functions

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

Borio Penaloza, S

Algebra in non standard models

PhD Mathematics

Boston, E

Effects of incorporating toxic constraints to predictions of optimal chemotherapy scheduling

PhD Applied Mathematics

CervalPena, ER

Automated formative computeraided assessment with ordinary differential equations

MPhil(B) Math Education

Culverhouse, N

The hydrodynamic stability of crossflow vortices in Bodewadt boundary layer

PhD Applied Mathematics

Dokka, TVS

Reachability of a steady state

MPhil(B) Management Mathematics

Fairbairn, B

On the symmetric generation of finite groups

PhD Pure Mathematics

Fallatah, A

Coxeter groups

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

Fellows, JM

Some novel exactly soluble potentials related to the harmonic and isotonic oscillators

MPhil(B) Applied Mathematics

Li, S

Rank reversal properties of multicriteria decision making models

MPhil(B) Management Mathematics

Mohsin, M

Kuzmak's method for the twodimensional navierstokes equations

MPhil(B) Mathematics

Monro, HC

The incorporation of nonlinear tumour growth models within the simulation of chemotherapy protocol scheduling

PhD Mathematics

Montenegro Villota, A

Usability of websites

MPhil(B) Management Mathematics

Wakeley, P

Optimisation and properties of gamete transport

PhD Applied Mathematics

Wang, G

Elementary number theory, group theory and graph X^{p,q}

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

20062007
Name

Title

Degree

Andrews, J

Long slender solid oxide fuel cells

PhD Mathematics

Chan, E

Testing constancy of regression quantiles using generalised sign test

PhD Mathematics

Collings, T

Acoustic cavitation in sonochemistry

PhD Applied Mathematics

Dhanoa, H

Flexural  Gravity waves and second harmonic waves

MPhil(B) Applied Mathematics

Grammatika, M

Transport phenomena associated with complex fluid in microfluidics

MPhil(B) Mathematics

Lin, L

Centrifugal instability of wake dominated curved compressible mixed layers

PhD Mathematics

Marshall, A

Construction of prognostic models in the presence of missing covariate data

PhD Mathematics

Morris, TBS

Topics in Group Theory

MPhil(B) Mathematics

Shuib, A

The multilevel and thresholdbased heuristics for the vehicle routing problem with time windows

PhD Mathematics

Uddin, J

An investigation into methods to control breakup and droplet formation in single and compound liquid jets

PhD Mathematics

Young, A

Studies in algebraic combinatorics

PhD Pure Mathematics

20052006
Name

Title

Degree

Allsup, J

On groups and initial segments in nonstandard models of Peano arithmetic

PhD Mathematics

Brown, S

Dynamics of oscillating bubbles

PhD Mathematics

Cao, J

Histogram estimation of hazard rate function

MPhil(B) Mathematics

Clelland, M

Towards a classification of saturated fusion systems over a Sylow psubgroup of SL3 (pn)

PhD Mathematics

Cox, BJ

New models for multilateral mode semiconductor lasers

PhD Applied Mathematics

Fenlon, J

Stochastic modelling of functional response data

PhD Mathematics

Fowler, R

Spherical nilpotent orbits in positive characteristic

PhD Pure Mathematics

Fowler, R

A 3local characterization of the Thompson sporadic simple group

PhD Pure Mathematics

Lewis, S

On the best principal submatrix problem

PhD Management Mathematics

Parker, T

Sarkovskii's theorem and chaotic dynamical systems

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

Partridge, L

An experimental and theoretical investigation into the breakup of curved liquid jets in the prilling process

PhD Applied Mathematics

van Gans, M

Topics in trivalent graphs

PhD Mathematics

Whyte, S

Symmetric generation: Permutation images and irreducible monomial representations

PhD Mathematics

Yu, XZ

Variable neighbourhood search for portfolio optimization

PhD Mathematics

20032005
20042005
Name

Title

Degree

AlRoqi, AM

Finite soluble groups generated by a conjugacy class and their fitting height

PhD Mathematics

Baffa, AB

Mathematical investigation of the planarflow spin casting process

PhD Applied Mathematics

Barraclough, RW

Some calculations related to the Monster Group

PhD Mathematics

Bate, ME

The number of homomorphisms from finite groups to classical groups

PhD Mathematics

Gomez Cano, MC

Computational Methods for simple Amalgams applied to (Sym (3), Sym (5)) Amalgams

PhD Mathematics

Haynes, L

Monotonizations of Countable Paracompactness

PhD Mathematics

Maflahi, Nl

Theory of explosions and detonations for a threestep chainbranching chemistry model

PhD Mathematics

Ndam, J

Fluid Mechanics Associated with a Detached Retina

MPhil(B) Applied Mathematics

Nickerson, SJ

An atlas of characteristic zero representations

PhD Mathematics

Shaw, AJ

Coalescence of two liquid volumes

PhD Mathematics

Smith, DJ

Modelling mucociliary transport in the lung

PhD Applied Mathematics

Yao, J

Chaosbased digital communication systems: Evaluation and optimization

PhD Mathematics

20032004
Name

Title

Degree

AlKhedhairi, A

A vertex pcentre problem: heuristics and exact algorithms

PhD Mathematics

Allen, DJ

The boundary element method and its application to ocular fluid flow

PhD Mathematics

Bradley, JD

Symmetric presentations of two sporadic groups

PhD Mathematics

Goodwin, SM

Relative springer isomorphisms and the conjugacy classes in slow psubgroups of chevalley groups

PhD Mathematics

Hiller, L

Evaluation of the statistical validation of questionnaires for use as outcome measures in clinical trials

PhD Mathematics

Im, MS

Nonstandard approach to Hausdorff measure theory and an analysis of some sets of dimension less than 1

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

Kirk, SP

Pressure singularities within surface tension driven flows

PhD Mathematics

ReyesMontiel, C

Combining Ant System heuristics and exact methods for the problem of room allocation and university course timetabling

MPhil (Research) Mathematics

Sanderson, RM

Liquid bridges between spherical particles

PhD Mathematics

Simonidis, K

Travelling wave envelopes in parametrically excited surface waves

PhD Mathematics

Smithies, RG

Neural network Heuristics for RealWorld Classification: an Application to Predict Cancer Recurrence

PhD Mathematics

Subiarto

An oilwater interface model in an oil reservoir

MPhil(B) Mathematics

Young, A

Studies in Algebraic Combinatorics

PhD Pure Mathematics

Zainuddin, Z

Constructive and tabu search heuristics for capacitated continuous locationallocation problem

PhD Mathematics

20012003
20022003
Name

Title

Degree

Adamson, F

Propagating reaction fronts in zirconia tubes

PhD Mathematics

Alghamdi, A

The ordinary weight conjecture and dades projective conjecture for pblocks with an extra special defect group

PhD Mathematics

Amponsah, SK

An investigation of a class of capacitated arc routing problems: the collection of garbage in developing countries

PhD Mathematics

Cox, EJ

The source signature due to the close interaction of marine seismic airguns

PhD Mathematics

Hendren, S

Extra special defect groups

PhD Mathematics

Maroti, A

Permutation groups and representation theoretic invariants

PhD Mathematics

Morey, PS

The (g3,2ln)  and (g3,gn)  amalgams of characteristic 2 and critical distance 3

PhD Mathematics

Spanos, P

Sequence spaces with modulus functions, mapping theorems and statistical convergence

PhD Mathematics

Suckling, PM

The impact and spreading of a drop on a surface

PhD Mathematics

Tan, M

Extended Poisson process modelling of count data

MPhil(B) Statistics

Zychaluk, K

Application of noise in nonparametric curve estimation

PhD Mathematics

20012002
Name

Title

Degree

Currie, RH

Distribution management: an investigation into a fullload, multiterminal, vehicle scheduling problem with backhauling and time windows

PhD Mathematics

Bagkavos, D

Bias reduction in non parametric hazard rate estimation

PhD Mathematics

Hardy, PD

Aspects of abstract and profinite group theory

PhD Mathematics

Pearson, A

Hydrodynamics of jet impact in a collapsing bubble

PhD Mathematics

Sun, Y

On degrees of alternating and special linear groups as quotients of triangle groups

PhD Mathematics

Tucker, HL

Mathematical modelling of the effects of condensation on glass

PhD Mathematics

Wade, AC

Constructive and ant system heuristics for a class of vehicle routing problem with backhauls

PhD Mathematics

Watson, CE

Instabilities of curved, heated mixing layers in meteorological systems

PhD Mathematics

YuHsiu, L

On the structure of the unitary group U3(7)

MPhil(B) Pure Mathematics

19992001
20002001
Name

Title

Degree

Bolt, SW

Some applications for symmetric generation

PhD Mathematics

Cheung, CS

A financial package for minitab and a statistical analysis of exchange rates

MPhil(B) Statistics

Cole, TR

On the stability of fluid flows with variation in tow spatial coordinates

PhD Mathematics

Gamal, MDH

Constructive and GAbased heuristics for the continuous locationallocation problem

PhD Mathematics

Holmes, PE

Computing in the Monster

PhD Mathematics

Llewellyn, JD

Presburger arithmetic and pseudorecursive saturation

PhD Mathematics

Orme, BA

Biological mixing and chaos

PhD Mathematics

Wallwork, IM

The trajectory and stability of a spiralling liquid jet

PhD Mathematics

19992000
Name

Title

Degree

Castelluccio, A

CMTautomorphisms of Fn

PhD Mathematics

Cooper, RJ

Flow and reaction in solid oxide fuel cells

PhD Mathematics

John, JL

An investigation into compliance and the rotating disc

PhD Mathematics

Kinns, DJ

Multiple case influence analysis with particular reference to the linear model

PhD Mathematics

Knapper, AP

Derivations on certain banach algebras

PhD Mathematics

Murfitt, L

Discrete event dynamic systems in maxalgebra: Realisation and related combinatorial problems

PhD Mathematics

Petch, RJ

Constructive and population based heuristics for the vehicle routing problem with multiple trips

PhD Mathematics

19971999
19981999
Name

Title

Degree

Bovykin, AI

On ordertypes of models of arithmetic

PhD Mathematics

Covello, S

Minimal parabolic subgroups in the symmetric groups

PhD Mathematics

Welch, SB

The obnoxious facility location problem

PhD Mathematics

19971998
Name

Title

Degree

James, JC

The location of protection devices on electrical supply tree networks: Constructive and meta heuristic approaches

PhD Mathematics

Preece, S

Mathematical methods of chemical clock reaction diffusion and cement hydration

PhD Mathematics

Sarkies, JM

On stability of compression boundary layers

PhD Mathematics

Smith, MG

Subgroups of profinite groups

PhD Mathematics

Stanley, S

Monomial representations and symmetric presentations

PhD Mathematics

Turner, SJ

Thermal instabilities in the solar corona: The effect of a magnetic heating term

PhD Mathematics

Wilson, M

Mathematical modeeling of bubblevortex interactions

PhD Mathematics

York, JP

Finite axiomatisations of certain groups of lie type

PhD Mathematics
