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Demosthenes Kivotides


  • United Kingdom

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simple fluids Polymeric fluids Superfluids particulate fluids plasmas self-gravitating fluids

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Personal Statement


Research Interests:

statistical, computational & geometric nonlinear physics


Research-Themes Animations:


[7] University of Strathclyde Glasgow, United Kingdom (EU): Senior Lecturer (2015-present).

[6] Imperial College London, United Kingdom (EU): Research Fellow (2013-2015); Senior Lecturer  (2010-2013).

[5] University of California Santa Barbara, California, USA: Research Associate Professor (2009-2010); Research Assistant Professor (2007-2009).

[4] Newcastle University, United Kingdom (EU): Senior Research Associate (2004-2007).

[3] Aalto University, Finland (EU): Research Fellow (2003-2004).

[2] California Institute of Technology, California, USA: Senior Research Associate (2001-2003).

[1] Newcastle University, United Kingdom (EU): Research Associate (1998-2001).



[5] University of Strathclyde Glasgow, United Kingdom (EU): Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (2017).

[4] University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (EU): Mathematical Tripos III (1998).

[3] RWTH Aachen University, Germany (EU): Ph.D. (1995).

[2] Stanford University, California, USA: M.Sc. (1989).

[1] Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (EU): M.Eng. (1988).

External positions

Visiting Faculty, California Institute of Technology

1 Jun 201731 Jul 2017

Visiting Faculty, California Institute of Technology

7 Jul 20161 Sep 2016

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Projects 2015 2019

Research Output 1999 2019

  • 51 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution book
  • 2 Letter

Interactions between vortex and magnetic rings at high kinetic and magnetic Reynolds numbers

Kivotides, D., 9 May 2019, In : Physics Letters A. 383, 14, p. 1601-1606 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
vortex rings
Reynolds number
Lorentz force
3 Citations (Scopus)
38 Downloads (Pure)

Interactions between vortex tubes and magnetic-flux rings at high kinetic and magnetic Reynolds numbers

Kivotides, D., 13 Mar 2018, In : Physical Review Fluids. 3, 3, 21 p., 033701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Magnetic flux
Reynolds number
Vortex flow