Duncan Hewitt wins ERCOFTAC da Vinci Award.
Duncan Hewitt, a recent DAMTP PhD graduate, has won the prestigious ERCOFTAC (European Research Commission on Flow and Turbulence Combustion) da Vinci Award, for his on ‘Convection in Porous Media, and Implications for CO2 Sequestration’.
Duncan was one of five finalists throughout Europe shortlisted for the da Vinci award with the finals taking place at the ERCOFTAC Autumn Festival in Rouen, France. Each finalist presented a summary of the their research submitted and a distinguished industry panel judged on scientific merit and presentation quality.
Duncan is currently a Killiam Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences. He will be returning to Cambridge in autumn 2015 to take up a Research Fellowship at Gonville and Caius College.