Previous PhD students In 'Continuum Mechanics' Continuum Mechanics homepageResearch topicsSeminars and eventsCurrent and previous grantsPrevious PhD students Back to 'Mathematics Research' Members of the Continuum Mechanics Group have supervised a number of PhD students over the years. A list of those students who have submitted theses to the University repository are below. (Some have not done this and they are not listed here.) Atticus Hall-McNair (2022). Elastohydrodynamics of actuated slender bodies in Stokes flows: methods, tools, and simulations of microscale motility. Supervisors: David Smith and Meurig Gallagher. Abdullah Alhushaybari (2020). Convective and absolute instability of viscoelastic liquid jets. Supervisor: Jamal Uddin. Mehdi Hassan Mahmud (2020). Microbubble dynamics near rigid boundaries. Supervisor: Qianxi Wang. Alex Tisbury (2019). The evolution of fronts in kpp-type reaction-diffusion models with cut-off reaction rates. Supervisors: Alexandra Tzella and David Needham. Wenke Liu (2018). Bubble dynamics in a compressible viscous liquid. Supervisor: Qianxi Wang. Paul Griffiths (2016). Hydrodynamic stability of non-Newtonian rotating boundary-layer flows. Supervisor: Sharon Stephen. Dominic Henry (2016). The Stability of Multi-Layer Curtain Coating. Supervisor: Jamal Uddin. Stewart McGovern (2016). The linearised dambreak problem. Supervisors: John Leach and David Needham. Christopher Bennett (2015). Solitary and transitional waves in two-layer microchannel flows. Supervisor: Grigory Sisoev. Gokcen Cekic (2015). Wave regimes and mass transfer in two-layer falling films. Supervisor: Grigory Sisoev. Mark Esson (2015). Applications of cavitation dynamics in a three fluid system. Supervisor: David Leppinen. Meurig Gallagher (2015). The initial development of a jet caused by fluid, body and free surface interaction. Supervisor: David Needham. Esen Hanaç (2015). The large-time solution of nonlinear evolution equations. Supervisors: John Leach and David Needham. Kawa Manmi (2015). Three dimensional acoustic microbubble dynamics near rigid boundary. Supervisor: Qianxi Wang. Jonathan Simmons (2015). Modelling and simulation of the formation of single phase and compound fluid volumes. Supervisors: Yulii Shikhmurzaev and James Sprittles. Muhammad Faheem Afzaal (2014). Breakup and instability analysis of compound liquid jets. Supervisor: Jamal Uddin. Abdullah Madhi Alsharif (2014). Instability of non-uniform viscoelastic liquid jets. Supervisors: Stephen Decent and Jamal Uddin. Vipin George Michael (2013). Effects of passive porous walls on the first Mack mode instability of hypersonic boundary layers over a sharp cone. Supervisor: Sharon Stephen. Muhammad Moshin (2013). On asymptotical & numerical analyses of liquid jets. Supervisors: Stephen Decent and Jamal Uddin. Rachan Bassi (2011). Absolute instability in curved liquid jets. Supervisors: Stephen Decent and Mark Simmons. Christopher Gurney (2010). The stability and control of curved liquid jet break-up. Supervisors: Stephen Decent and Mark Simmons. Zahir Hussain (2010). Stability and transition of three-dimensional rotating boundary layers. Supervisor: Sharon Stephen. Iver Ogilvy (2010). Fluid dynamics of underwater explosions. Supervisor: John Blake. James Sprittles (2010). Dynamic wetting/dewetting processes in complex liquid-solid systems. Supervisor: Yulii Shikhmurzaev. Curtiss, Geoffrey Aylwyn (2009). Non-linear, non-spherical bubble dynamics near a two fluid interface. Supervisor: John Blake. Li Lin (2008). Centrifugal instability of the wake dominated curved compressible mixing layers. Supervisor: Sharon Stephen. Lucy Partridge (2006). An experimental and theoretical investigation into the break-up of curved liquid jets in the prilling process. Supervisors: Stephen Decent and Mark Simmons. Anthony Pearson (2003). Hydrodynamics of jet impact in a collapsing bubble. Supervisors: John Blake and Steve Otto.