Rich Hewitt

Resume

Employment

  • Reader, School of Mathematics, 2014 - present.
  • William Penney Fellow, 2013 - present.
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematics, 2004 - 2014.
  • Lecturer, Dept. of Mathematics, 1999 - 2004.
  • Temporary Lecturer, Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Manchester, 1998 - 1999.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Environmental Fluid Dynamics, 1995 - 1998.

Education

Ph.D. Hydrodynamic Stability, 1995, Univ. of Manchester.
B.Sc. Mathematics, 1992, Univ. of Manchester.

Research interests

  • Geophysical fluid dynamics; Particle-laden flows & rotating/stratified fluid systems.
  • Boundary-layer theory.
  • Nonlinear hydrodynamic stability.
  • Experimental fluid dynamics.
  • Exact solutions of the Navier-Stokes equations.

Teaching

  • MATH10222 Calculus and applications (2006 - present)
  • MATH30252 Wave Motion (1998 - present)
  • MT2612 Complex Variables and Integral Transforms (1998 - 2003)
  • MT2252 Mathematical Modelling and Presentation (2004 & 2005)
  • MT5632/4632 Hydrodynamic Stability Theory (2000 - 2005, 2009)

Administration

  • Editorial board, Journal of Engineering Mathematics (2011 - present)
  • Secretary of EUROMECH Fluid Mechanics Conference 7 (Sept. 2008)
  • Undergraduate Teaching Committee (2007 - 2013)
  • Deputy head of applied group (2007 - 2013)
  • Chairman of Staff-Student Liaison Committee (2003 - 2005)
  • Webmaster for Mathematics Dept (2001 - 2003)
  • Personal Tutor (1998 - present)
  • Applied seminar organizer (2001 - 2008)
  • Secretary of the student computing committee (2002)