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Postdoctoral Research Assistants:

  1. Stefanie Hittmeyer   at the University of Auckland, April 2014 - November 2015 and June 2016 - March 2018; funded by a Faculty of Science Postdoctoral Fellowship; co-managed with Hinke Osinga.
  2. Soizic Terrien   at the University of Auckland, March 2015 - February 2018; funded by a Dodd-Walls CoRE Postdoctoral Fellowship; co-managed with Neil Broderick (Physics).
  3. Andrew Keane   at the University of Auckland, May 2016 - April 2019; funded by a Faculty of Science Postdoctoral Fellowship.
  4. Andrus Giraldo   at the University of Auckland, August 2017 - July 2018; supported by Dodd-Walls CoRE New Ideas Research Funding Award Investigation of nonlinearly coupled cavities in a photonic crystal; co-managed with Neil Broderick (Physics).

PhD students:

  1. James Hannam   at the University of Auckland, since February 2015; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by a Faculty of Science scholarship to study Manifolds and isochrones.
  2. Robert Otupiri   at the University of Auckland, since March 2016; joint supervision with Neil Broderick (Physics); funded by a Dodd-Walls Centre PhD scholarship to study Excitability and Q-switching of graphene mode-locked fibre lasers.
  3. Elle Musoke   at the University of Auckland, since April 2017; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by a University of Auckland Marsden Grant PhD Scholarship to study Global slow-fast dynamics.

Former Postdoctoral Research Assistants:

  1. Bart Oldeman   at the University of Bristol, November 2001 - October 2003; funded by EPSRC grant Local bifurcations with global reinjection.
  2. Jan Sieber   at the University of Bristol, October 2002 - September 2006; funded by EPSRC critical mass grant Bristol Centre for Applied Nonlinear Mathematics.
  3. David Barton   at the University of Bristol, October 2006 - November 2007; Lloyds Tercentenary Foundation Fellow to investigate the Mathematical Challenges of Hybrid Testing; co-managed with Eddie Wilson.
  4. Kirk Green   at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, November 2005 - October 2008; funded by FOM/NWO Dynamics of Patterns grant Delay dynamics of laser patterns; co-managed with Daan Lenstra at VU Amsterdam.
  5. Mohit Adhikari   at the University of Bristol, July 2008 - December 2009; funded by MRC Milstein Fund award Seizure Prevention via Contol of Neuronal Activity; co-managed with John Terry and Mario di Bernardo.
  6. Hartmut Erzgräber   at the University of Exeter, September 2007 - August 2010; funded by Great Western Research Fellowship 18 Modelling and dynamics of optical nano-devices: nanolasers and photonic nanocircuits; co-managed with Sebastian Wieczorek (University of Exeter)
  7. Phanikrishna Thota   at the University of Bristol, April 2007 - March 2010; funded by Airbus UK project Analysis of nonlinear ground handling models; and April 2010 - October 2010; funded by EPSRC grant Applied Nonlinear Mathematics: Making it real; co-managed with Mark Lowenberg (Aerospace Engineering).
  8. Gemma Mason   at the University of Auckland, July 2015 - March 2017; funded by Faculty Research Development Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship grant Hunting for wild chaos; co-managed with Hinke Osinga.

Former PhD students:

  1. Wim van der Graaf   PhD from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on 4 December 1997; thesis title: Nonlinear dynamics of semiconductor lasers driven by external optical fields; joint supervision with Daan Lenstra at VU Amsterdam; funded by an assistent-in-opleiding grant.
  2. Johan Dubbeldam   PhD from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on 24 February 2000; thesis title: Pulse generation in semiconductor lasers; joint supervision with Daan Lenstra at VU Amsterdam; funded by an assistent-in-opleiding grant.
  3. Bart Oldeman   PhD from the University of Bristol on 11 December 2001; thesis title: Numerical bifurcation analysis of multi-pulse homoclinic orbits; joint supervision with Alan Champneys; funded by a Departmental Studentship.
  4. Sebastian Wieczorek   PhD from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on 23 April 2002; thesis title: The dynamical complexity of optically injected semiconductor lasers; joint supervision with Daan Lenstra at VU Amsterdam; funded by FOM/GBE Mathematical Physics grant Global bifurcations in semiconductor lasers subject to external fields.
  5. Kirk Green   PhD from the University of Bristol on 4 December 2002; thesis title: Bifurcation analysis of a semiconductor laser subject to phase-conjugate feedback; funded by a Departmental Studentship.
  6. James England   PhD from the University of Bristol on 17 November 2005; thesis title: Advances in computing global invariant manifolds; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by EPSRC grant Advances in computing global invariant manifolds.
  7. Gábor Orosz   PhD from the University of Bristol on 11 January 2006; thesis title: The dynamics of vehicular traffic with drivers' reaction time delay; joint supervision with Eddie Wilson; funded by an ORS award and a UoB Fellowship.
  8. David Barton   PhD from the University of Bristol on 15 November 2006; thesis title: Dynamics and bifurcations of non-smooth delay equations joint supervision with Eddie Wilson; funded by an EPSRC DTA Studentship.
  9. Hartmut Erzgräber   PhD Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam on 4 December 2006; thesis title: Dynamics of delay-coupled semiconductor laser systems; joint supervision with Daan Lenstra at VU Amsterdam; funded by VU assistent-in-opleiding Studentship.
  10. Thorsten Rieß   PhD from Technische Universiträt Ilmenau on 16 May 2008; thesis title: A Lin's method approach to heteroclinic connections involving periodic orbits - analysis and numerics; joint supervision with Jürgen Knobloch at TU Ilmenau.
  11. Mathieu Desroches   PhD from the University of Bristol on 6 May 2009; thesis title: Numerical continuation methods for slow-fast dynamical systems; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by EPSRC grant Global invariant manifolds: applications, critical boundaries and global bifurcations.
  12. Clare Lee   PhD from the University of Bristol on 20 January 2010; thesis title: Tangency bifurcations of global Poincaré maps; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by an EPSRC DTA Studentship.
  13. James Rankin   PhD from the University of Bristol on 16 June 2010; thesis title: Bifurcation analysis of nonlinear ground handling of aircraft; joint supervision with Mark Lowenberg (Aerospace Engineering); funded by an EPSRC Maths Case Award in collaboration with Airbus.
  14. Gábor Kiss   PhD from the University of Bristol on 17 November 2010; thesis title: Stability properties of functional differential equations with distributed delays; joint supervision with David Wagg (Mechanical Engineering); funded by EPSRC grant Applied Nonlinear Mathematics: Making it real.
  15. Etienne Coetzee   PhD from the University of Bristol on 14 June 2011; thesis title: Modelling and nonlinear analysis of aircraft ground manoeuvres; joint supervision with Mark Lowenberg (Aerospace Engineering); funded by Airbus.
  16. Piotr Słowiński   PhD from the University of Bristol on 13 September 2011; thesis title: Bifurcation analysis of a semiconductor laser with two filtered optical feedback loops; joint supervision with Sebastian Wieczorek (University of Exeter); funded by Great Western Research Initiative Studentship 250 Dynamics of semiconductor lasers involving nanostructures in collaboration with Bookham Technology.
  17. Pablo Aguirre   PhD from the University of Bristol on 15 May 2012; thesis title: The role of global invariant manifolds of vector fields at homoclinic bifurcations; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by an ORS and a CONICYT grant to study Excitable systems.
  18. James Knowles   PhD from the University of Bristol on 19 June 2012; thesis title: Continuation analysis of landing gear mechanisms; joint supervision with Mark Lowenberg (Aerospace Engineering); funded by EPSRC Maths Case Award Dynamics of statically indeterminate landing gear systems in collaboration with Airbus.
  19. Vassil Tzanov   PhD from the University of Bristol on 13 November 2012; thesis title: Bifurcation analysis applied to inclined cable dynamics; joint supervision with Simon Neild (Mechanical Engineering); funded by EPSRC grant Experimental bifurcation analysis for hybrid testing methods.
  20. Chris Howcroft   PhD from the University of Bristol on 25 June 2013; thesis title: A bifurcation and numerical continuation study of aircraft main landing gear shimmy; joint supervision with Mark Lowenberg (Aerospace Engineering) and Simon Neild (Mechanical Engineering); funded by EPSRC KTN Maths Case Award Dynamics of aircraft main landing gears in collaboration with Airbus.
  21. Stefanie Hittmeyer   PhD from the University of Auckland on 29 April 2014; thesis title: Bifurcations of invariant sets in a model of wild chaos; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by a UoB postgraduate scholarship and a Faculty of Science scholarship to study Dynamics of noninvertible maps. Acknowledged in the 2014 Dean's List.
  22. Stephen Gill   PhD from the University of Bristol on 6 January 2015; thesis title: Investigation into upset and upset recovery using bifurcation analysis; joint supervision with Mark Lowenberg (Aerospace Engineering) and Simon Neild (Mechanical Engineering); funded by EPSRC Industrial Case Award Investigation of airliner upset and upset recovery dynamics using bifurcation analysis in collaboration with Airbus.
  23. Anup Purewal  PhD from the University of Auckland on 26 March 2015; thesis title: Global effects of Pyragas time-delayed feedback control; joint supervision with Claire Postlethwaite; funded by a Faculty of Science scholarship to study Feedback control and delay equations. Acknowledged in the 2015 Dean's List.
  24. Nándor Terkovics   PhD from the University of Bristol on 12 May 2015; thesis title: A feasibility study on applying real-time dynamic substructuring to a nonlinear landing gear–fuselage system; joint supervision with Simon Neild (Mechanical Engineering) and Mark Lowenberg (Aerospace Engineering); funded by EPSRC Industrial Case Award Dynamic substructure testing strategies in aerospace in collaboration with Airbus.
  25. Jennifer Creaser   PhD from the University of Auckland on 18 June 2015; thesis title: The Lorenz system near the loss of the foliation condition; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by a Faculty of Science scholarship to study Global bifurcations in the Lorenz system.
  26. Peter Langfield   PhD from the University of Auckland on 13 July 2015; thesis title: The geometry of isochrons in planar systems; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by a Faculty of Science scholarship to study Isochrones and phaseless sets.
  27. Sarah Kewley   PhD from the University of Bristol on 10 May 2016; thesis title: Parametric study into the shimmy dynamics of a nose landing gear-fuselage model; joint supervision with Mark Lowenberg (Aerospace Engineering) and Simon Neild (Mechanical Engineering); funded by EPSRC Industrial Case Award Investigation of coupled landing gear and fuselage vibrations in collaboration with Airbus.
  28. Andrew Keane   PhD from the University of Auckland on 8 August 2016; thesis title: A dynamical systems approach to understanding the interplay between delayed feedback and seasonal forcing in the El Niño Southern Oscillation; joint supervision with Claire Postlethwaite; funded by a UoA scholarship to study Climate models with delays. Acknowledged in the 2016 Dean's list and winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis 2016.
  29. Andrus Giraldo   PhD thesis Global invariant manifolds and their interactions in the neighborhood of a homoclinic flip bifurcation submitted to the University of Auckland on 28 July 2017; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by a UoA scholarship to study Global bifurcations involving periodic orbits of saddle type.
  30. José Mujica   PhD thesis Interacting global invariant manifolds and slow manifolds in slow-fast systems submitted to the University of Auckland on 31 August 2017; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by a Faculty of Science scholarship to study Invariant and slow manifolds in multiple-time-scale systems.
  31. Cris Hasan   PhD thesis Slow manifolds, canard orbits and the organisation of mixed-mode oscillations submitted to the University of Auckland on 31 August 2017; joint supervision with Hinke Osinga; funded by a Faculty of Science scholarship to study Slow-fast dynamics in higher-dimensional systems.


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