Peter Jimack's CV

1. Personal Details

Date of birth: 8th June 1965.
Nationality: British.
Title: Professor of Scientific Computing.
Current employer: University of Leeds.

2. Higher Education

10/83 - 07/86: B.Sc. Mathematics (First Class),
Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol.
10/86 - 09/89: Ph.D. Mathematics (graduated 01/90),
Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol.
Finite Element Methods Using High Order Piecewise Polynomials On Continuously Adapting Grids.

3. Academic Posts

10/89 - 08/90: Research Associate,
Department of Mathematics, Heriot-Watt University.
09/90 - 07/97: Lecturer in Mathematical Software,
School of Computing, University of Leeds.
08/97 - 07/01: Senior Lecturer,
School of Computing, University of Leeds.
08/01 - 01/03: Reader in Scientific Computing,
School of Computing, University of Leeds.
01/03 - present: Professor of Scientific Computing,
School of Computing, University of Leeds.
08/07 - 07/10: Pro-Dean for Research,
Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds.
08/10 - present: Dean,
Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds.

4. Research Activites

4.1 Publications

For a complete list of my research publications please see my publications list.

4.2 Invited conference and workshop presentations

09/15: LMS Workshop on A Posteriori Error Control and Mesh Adaptivity for Time-Dependent and Nonlinear Problems, Chester, UK.
01/15: Workshop on Recent Advances in Parallel and High Performance Computing Techniques and Applications, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, National Univerity of Singapore, Singapore.
08/14: SIAM-EESI Workshop on Future Directions in CSE Education and Research, Denver, USA.
05/14: ICMS Conference on Multiscale Methods and High Performance Computing, Edinburgh, UK.
09/13: Phase Field: Models, Applications, Software, Leicester, UK.
07/13: The Fourth Tetrahedron Workshop on Grid Generation for Numerical Computations, Verbania, Italy.
06/13: Essex-Greenwich-Hertfordshire Workshop, Colchester, UK.
01/13: Hartree Centre Workshop: HPC as a Service to Industry, STFC Daresbury Laboratory, UK.
10/12: Weather and Climate Prediction on Next Generation Supercomputers: Numerical and Computational Aspects, Exeter, UK.
12/11: 4th International Conference on Scientific Computing and Partial Differential Equations, Hong Kong, China.
04/11: 2nd International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing for Engineering, Ajaccio, France.
01/11: Annual Meeting of the UK and Ireland Section of SIAM, Manchester, UK.
09/10: 7th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Valencia, Spain.
06/09: 23rd Biennial Conference on Numerical Analysis, Glasgow, UK.
06/09: 13th Conference on the Mathematics of Finite Elements and Applications, Brunel University, UK.
04/09: 1st International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing for Engineering, Pecs, Hungary.
01/09: 4th Workshop on the Numerical Analysis of PDEs, Santiago, Chile.
09/08: 6th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Athens, Greece.
01/08: Annual Meeting of the UK and Ireland Section of SIAM, Southampton, UK.
09/07: BICS Conference on Numerical Analysis, Bath UK.
03/07: 9th ICFD Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Reading, UK.
09/06: 5th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
09/05: LMS/EPSRC Short Course on Computational Differential Equations, Manchester, UK.
07/05: Workshop on Finite Elements and Fast Iterative Solvers, Manchester, UK.
05/05: Workshop on Fast Solvers for PDEs, Oberwolfach, Germany.
09/04: 3rd International Symposium on Distributed Computing and Applications to Business, Engineering and Science, Wuhan, China
09/04: 4th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Lisbon, Portugal.
09/02: 3rd International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Prague, Czech Republic.
03/99: 3rd Euro-Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing in Computational Mechanics, Weimar, Germany.
04/98: 2nd Euro-Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing in Computational Mechanics, Sintra, Portugal.
04/97: 1st Euro-Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing in Computational Mechanics, Lochinver, Scotland.
09/96: Scottish Computational Mathematics Symposium, Glasgow, Scotland.
11/95: ERCOFTAC Workshop on Dynamic Load-Balancing, Daresbury, UK.

4.3 Some recent invited seminars

11/15: University of Oxford, Computational Mathematics and Applications Seminar.
01/12: Imperial College, Met Office/NERC Unified Model Project Meeting.
01/12: University of Manchester, NA-HPC Seminar.
09/11: NAG Ltd, AGM Seminar.
03/10: University of Durham, Numerical Analysis Seminar.
05/08: University of Cambridge, BP Institute Seminar.

4.4 Editorial positions

I have also been a member of the editorial board or programme committee for the following conferences:

4.5 Refereeing

I am a member of the current, and the previous three, EPSRC peer review colleges and have acted as a panel member on numerous occasions. I have also refereed research proposals for the following bodies: I have also refereed papers for a wide variety of journals, including:

4.6 Grants and collaborations

Current research grants include:

Past research grants include:

4.7 Research students

My current research students are: I have successfully (co-)supervised 25 previous PhD students: And 1 MSc by Research:

5. Examination and Assessment Activites

5.1 External taught course examination duties

From 2014 to present I am external examiner for the MRes programme Fluid Dynamics Across the Scales at Imperial College London.

From 2006 to 2009 I was external examiner for the Numerical Analysis modules in the undergraduate degree programmes of the Department of Mathematics at Strathclyde University.

From 2003 to 2005 I was external examiner for the Numerical Analysis modules in the undergraduate degree programmes of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Manchester.

From 1999 to 2002 I was external examiner for the Applied Mathematics modules in the undergraduate degree programmes of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Leicester.

5.2 External research examination duties

05/16: PhD, Strathclyde University (Mathematics).
06/15: PhD, University of Delft, NL (Mechanical Engineering).
02/15: PhD, University of Manchester (Computer Science).
09/13: PhD, Imperial College, London (Computer Science).
01/11: PhD, University of Essex (Mathematics).
11/10: PhD, Imperial College, London (Computer Science).
05/08: PhD, University of Manchester (Computer Science).
12/07: PhD, Brunel University (Mathematics).
11/07: PhD, University of Wales, Swansea (Engineering).
08/07: PhD, University of Leicester (Mathematics).
01/07: PhD, University of Greenwich (Mathematics and Computer Science).
05/05: PhD, Imperial College, London (Earth Sciences and Engineering).
08/04: PhD, University of Liverpool (Mathematics).
12/02: PhD, University of Wales, Swansea (Engineering).
07/02: PhD, UMIST (Mathematics).
01/02: PhD, Heriot-Watt University (Mechanical Engineering).
10/00: MSc, UMIST (Mathematics).
05/00: PhD, University of Delft, NL (Aeronautical Engineering).
02/00: PhD, University of Bristol (Mathematics).
01/00: PhD, University of Greenwich (Mathematics and Computer Science).
03/99: PhD, University of Leicester (Mathematics).
10/95: MSc, University of Manchester (Mathematics).
09/94: PhD, University of Newcastle (Computer Science).
02/94: PhD, Heriot-Watt University (Civil Engineering).

6. Other Activities

6.1 Internal roles

In previous years I have undertaken a number of leadership roles within the University of Leeds: these are briefly summarised in an approximate order of start date.

6.2 External roles

In addition to editorial, refereeing and assessment duties, I have also undertaken the following activities in recent years.