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Niall Bootland


  • United Kingdom


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Personal profile

Personal Statement

I work with Dr Victorita Dolean as a research associate in scientific computing of wave scattering problems and applications.

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:

  • CIRM Workshop on Parallel Solution Methods for Systems Arising from PDEs — 16 Sept to 20 Sept 2019  Marseille
  • Scottish Numerical Methods Network 2019 Workshop on Iterative Methods for Partial Differential Equations — 27 Sept 2019 — University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • ENUMATH 2019 — 30 Sept to 4 Oct 2019  Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
  • DD26  2 Dec to 6 Dec 2019  Hong Kong

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

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford


Master of Science, University of Oxford


Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge


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Research Output

  • 2 Commissioned report
  • 1 Article

Preconditioners for two-phase incompressible Navier-Stokes flow

Bootland, N., Bentley, A., Kees, C. & Wathen, A., 22 Aug 2019, In : SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing. 41, 4, p. B843–B869 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 6 Downloads (Pure)

    Automatic Optimised Design of Umbilicals

    Bootland, N., Brosa Planella, F., Christmas, J., Lunz, D., Dewynne, J., Fadai, N., Gower, A., Hicks, P., Kovalchuk, V., Lacey, A., Lackner, M-L., Lee, S., Ockendon, J., Pereira, V., Piette, B., Purvis, R., Roy, T., Spelman, T. & Timms, R., 11 May 2016, Durham. 60 p. (Study Group Reports)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  • Activities

    • 3 Invited talk
    • 1 Membership of network

    Minisymposium on Preconditioning Methods for Frequency Domain Wave Problems

    Niall Bootland (Speaker)
    Dec 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Minisymposium on Recent Advances in Numerical Simulation of Incompressible Flows

    Niall Bootland (Speaker)
    Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk