Demosthenes Kivotides


  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Personal Statement


Research Interests:

Nonlinear Mathematical Physics


[7] University of Strathclyde Glasgow, United Kingdom (EU): Senior Lecturer (2015-present); California Institute of Technology, California, USA: Visiting Faculty (2016, 2017).

[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] 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

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

vortices Physics & Astronomy
turbulence Physics & Astronomy
Vortex flow Engineering & Materials Science
fluids Physics & Astronomy
Turbulence Engineering & Materials Science
vorticity Physics & Astronomy
Superfluid helium Engineering & Materials Science
Fluids Engineering & Materials Science

Projects 2015 2019

Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP - University of Strathclyde) | Milne, Andrew

Jorge, M., Kivotides, D. & Milne, A.

EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)


Project: Research Studentship - Internally AllocatedResearch Studentship (Internally Allocated)

Research Output 1999 2018

2 Citations

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
1 Citations

Mutual-friction induced instability of normal-fluid vortex tubes in superfluid helium-4

Kivotides, D., 5 Jun 2018, In : Physics Letters A. 382, 22, p. 1481-1485 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

vortex tubes
helium isotopes