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Niall Bootland

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  • United Kingdom

20152021

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Personal Statement

I work with Prof Victorita Dolean as a research associate in scientific computing of wave scattering problems and applications. We are interested in domain decomposition methods for solving frequency domain wave propagation problems, such as those modelled by the Helmholtz or time-harmonic Maxwell equations. These models have applications in electromagnetics, geophysics and medical imaging, amongst others.

Previously I completed my doctorate under Prof Andy Wathen in collaboration with the US Army Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory where I worked on scalable two-phase flow solvers, in particular focusing on preconditioning for variable coefficient Navier–Stokes equations.

 

You can find me at these upcoming events:

  • DD26  7 Dec to 11 Dec 2020  Hong Kong (now online)
  • SIAM CSE 2021 — 1 Mar to 5 Mar 2021 — Fort Worth, Texas, USA (and online)
  • SIAM ALA 2021 — 17 May to 21 May 20201 — New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (and online)

or else feel free to drop me an email if you are interested in my work.

You can also find my ResearchGate profile here and my Google Scholar profile here.

Research Interests

My wider interests lie in computational methods for solving challenging problems rooted in applications, typically stemming from PDE models which are discretised by finite elements, and developing novel algorithms that are efficient and robust to model parameters. My focus if primarily on the numerical linear algebra tools that are at the centre of effective computational simulations.

Expertise & Capabilities

Preconditioning; Domain Decomposition Methods; Numerical Linear Algebra; Scientific Computing; Numerical Analysis; Computational Physics; Industrial Mathematics

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford

20142018

Master of Science, University of Oxford

20132014

Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge

20102013

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