Group Members

Administrative Staff

Virginia Mullins (Group Secretary and Administrator)
E-mail: vm207 (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 760394
Fax: +44 (0)1223 760493
Office: Pavilion F, Room 0.09

Academic and Emeritus Staff

Dr Susan Colwell
Dr Susan Colwell (Tutor for Graduate Affairs and College Lecturer, St John's College)
Research Interests:
Pattern Formation, Bifurcation Theory, Symmetric Dynamics, Dynamics of Molecular Nuclei, Dynamical Systems
E-mail: smc1 (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 337915 or 338790
Dr Henrik Latter (University Lecturer in Astrophysics)
Research Interests:
Accretion disks; planetary rings; magnetohydrodynamics; instabilities, waves, and turbulence.
E-mail: hl278 (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 760 393
Personal Website: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/hl278/
Professor Michael McIntyre
Professor Michael McIntyre (FRS, Emeritus Professor of Atmospheric Dynamics)
Research Interests:
I work with Toby Wood and Stephen Thomson on, respectively, the solar tachocline and Jupiter. We are gaining a fresh view of both problems from my earlier work on stratified turbulence in the terrestrial stratosphere.
E-mail: m.e.mcintyre (at) damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 337871/0
Personal Website: http://www.atm.damtp.cam.ac.uk/people/mem/
Professor Gordon Ogilvie
Professor Gordon Ogilvie (Professor of Mathematical Astrophysics)
Research Interests:
Dynamics of astrophysical discs and planetary systems.
E-mail: gio10 (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 760395
Personal Website: http://damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/gio10/
Professor John Papaloizou
Professor John Papaloizou (FRS, Professor of Mathematical Physics)
Research Interests:
Planet Formation, Astrophysical Discs and Planetary Rings, Disc-Planet Interactions
E-mail: jcbp2 (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 760390
Professor Michael Proctor
Professor Michael Proctor (FRS, Professor of Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics)
Research Interests:
Magnetohydrodynamics and dynamo theory, Bifurcations in convection, Dynamics of nonlinear patterns, solar magnetic fields
E-mail: mrep (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 337913
Personal Website: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/people/m.r.e.proctor/
Professor Nigel Weiss
Professor Nigel Weiss (FRS, Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Astrophysics)
Research Interests:
Solar and stellar magnetic fields, astrophysical fluid dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics and applications to dynamo theory and magnetoconvection, nonlinear dynamics
E-mail: now (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 337910
Personal Website: http://damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/now/
Professor Douglas Gough
E-mail: douglas (at) ast.cam.ac.uk
Personal Website: http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/people/Douglas.O.Gough

Research Staff

Dr. Adrian Barker
Dr. Adrian Barker
Research Interests:
Evolution of planetary systems, in particular to the tidal interactions between planets and stars, close binary systems. Waves, instabilities and turbulence in rotating and stratified fluids relevant to astrophysics.
E-mail: ajb268 (at) cam.ac.uk
PhD Thesis: Tidal interactions between planets and stars
Personal Website: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/people/a.j.barker/
Dr. Clément Baruteau
Dr. Clément Baruteau (Herchel Smith Research Fellow)
Research Interests:
Formation and evolution of planetary systems and of stars, physics of accretion disks, computational astrophysical fluid dynamics.
E-mail: C.Baruteau (at) damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 337907
Office: Pavilion F, Room , Room 1.19
Personal Website: http://clement.baruteau.free.fr/work/
Dr Meng Xiang-Gruess
Dr Meng Xiang-Gruess (Leopoldina Research Fellow)
Research Interests:
Evolution of planetary systems, accretion discs, computational fluid dynamics.
E-mail: mx216 (at) cam.ac.uk
Personal Website: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/mx216/

Long-term Visitors

Dr Benjamin Favier
Dr Benjamin Favier (Lecturer, City University, London)
Research Interests:
Magnetic buoyancy instability, convectively-driven dynamos and magnetohydrodynamic turbulence.
E-mail: bff21 (at) cam.ac.uk
Personal Website: http://sites.google.com/site/bfavierhome/
Dr Sijme-Jan Paardekooper
Dr Sijme-Jan Paardekooper (Royal Society University Research Fellowship, Queen Mary, University of London)
Research Interests:
Planet formation, Accretion discs, Tidal interactions, Numerical hydrodynamics
E-mail: sjp88 (at) cam.ac.uk
Personal Website: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/sjp88/

Postgraduate Students

Harry Braviner
Harry Braviner
Research Interests:
Tides
E-mail: hb295 (at) cam.ac.uk
Office: Pavilion F, Room 1.01
Will Edmunds
Will Edmunds
Research Interests:
I am interested in the solar dynamo, magnetic buoyancy instabilities and sunspot formation.
E-mail: we219 (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 760385
Office: Pavilion F, Room 1.01
Vanessa Polito
E-mail: vp323 (at) cam.ac.uk
Office: Pavilion F, Room 1.09
Anna Railton
Anna Railton
Research Interests:
The stability of vortices in accretion discs and the formation of planetesimals within them.
E-mail: ar488 (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 760387
Office: Pavilion F, Room 1.03
Johnathan Ross
E-mail: jpjr2 (at) cam.ac.uk
Office: Pavilion F, Room 1.09
Stephen Thomson
Stephen Thomson
Research Interests:
I am interested in the dynamics of atmospheres on terrestrial and gas-giant planets, particularly Jupiter's weather layer and Mars' polar regions.
E-mail: sit23 (at) cam.ac.uk
Office: Pavilion F, Room 1.01
Riccardo Vanon
E-mail: rv288 (at) cam.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1223 760387
Office: Pavilion F, Room 1.03