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Doctor Andrew Burbanks

Studies of superfluidity in liquid Helium

Profile

I am a researcher in the Nonlinear & Complex Systems Group and Research Coordinator for the Department of Mathematics. MORE

A Julia Set; a geometric shape from Dynamical Systems Theory

Research

My research is focussed on Dynamical Systems. In particular, on transport phenomena. MORE

A Space filling curve

Teaching

My teaching is at present focussed on Financial Mathematics and Computational Mathematics. MORE

A simulation of a cluster of interacting particles

Public Engagement

Over several years, I have been involved in a variety of projects on public engagement with Science. MORE 

Recent Teaching Activities

Teaching Qualification

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PgCLTHE), University of Portsmouth, 2009.
  • Member of the Higher Education Academy, 2009-date.

Final Year Undergraduate Units:

2nd Year Undergraduate Units:

1st Year Undergraduate Units:

  • 2012-date - Unit M131 Computational Mathematics
  • 2008-date - Unit MTH111 Mathematical Ciphers (Individualised Coursework Automation)
    Programmed system for automated individual coursework assignments and marking scheme for 100+ students.
  • 2005-date - Unit MTH150 Elementary Calculus (Tutor)
  • 2005-date - Unit MTH155 Further Calculus and Linear Algebra (Tutor)
  • Personal Tutor for 8-11 tutees per year in each year group, 2005–date.
  • 2005-date - Tutored weekly Maths Cafe drop-in sessions, open to any University student from any faculty or course

Mathematical Tripos Part III, University of Cambridge:

  • 2000-2002 - Renormalisation for Dynamical Systems, Mathematical Tripos Part III, DAMTP, University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • 1999-2001 - Expository seminars in logic (Trinity College Maths Society).

Prior experience (University of Loughborough, 1993-1997):

  • Delivered a Staff Training & Development course in Computer Algebra.
  • Tutorials in programming.
  • Tutorials in undergraduate mathematics to Engineering students.

Throughout my career, I have also given expository seminars aimed at mathematical and non-mathematical audiences, both within academic and public settings.

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