Dr Robert Hunt

Career

  • 2008-present: Senior Tutor, Christ's College (University of Cambridge), and Director of Studies in Mathematics. From 2014-present, also a Lecturer in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 2001-2008: Deputy Director of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge; and concurrently Lecturer, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 1997-2001: Lecturer, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge
  • 1995-1997: College Lecturer, St Catherine's College (University of Oxford)

Research

Dr Hunt is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, in the Waves research group (part of the Fluid Mechanics group). He is also the Senior Tutor of Christ's College and the Director of Studies in Mathematics at the College. His research interests involve causality in partial differential equations (particularly as applied to fluid flow instabilities) and special functions, as well as mathematical modelling in engineering and finance. He regularly speaks at outreach events for schools and the general public, and has appeared on BBC radio and television to discuss the mathematics of financial products.