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Dr David Kay
University Lecturer
Governing Body Fellow, Green Templeton College
dkay@cs.ox.ac.uk
+44 (0)1865 610814
+44 (0)1865 273839 (fax)

Room 364, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QD

Interests

I work on the application and analysis of numerical/computational schemes for partial differential equations. Of major interest is the development of reliable, practical and efficient finite element schemes for modelling mathematical models arising from physical and biological phenomena. Current fields of interest include:

- Multiphysics interaction within the heart and lungs.

- Numerical solvers for cardiac bidomian equations.

- Computational multiscale lung models.

- Stochastic differential equations for ion channel dynamics.

- Numerical models for cell movement.

- Numerical analysis and finite element analysis.

D. Phil. Funding available:  If you are interested in postgraduate research within my field of research take a look at the funding and scholarship opportunities available at this web page.

Furthermore, the Doctoral Training Centre (Computational Biology is a research member) still has funded DPhil studentships available for 2013. Please go to the DTC website  www.dtc.ox.ac.uk for details.

Past D. Phil. Students:

- Muhammad Sagheer jointly supervised with Dr Q. Tang (Sussex, 2005)

- Richard Welford (Sussex, 2006)

- Alex Tomassi (Sussex, 2008)

- David Nordsletten jointly supervised with Prof N. Smith (Oxford, 2009)

- Miguel Bernabeu jointly supervised with Dr J. Pitt-Francis and Dr. B. Rodriguez (Oxford, 2011)

- Matthew McCormick jointly supervised with Prof N. Smith (Oxford, 2012)

- Aaron Smith jointly supervised with Dr. R. E. Baker and Prof P. K. Maini (Oxford, 2012)

- Timothy Squires jointly supervised with Prof. J. Chapman and Prof A. Noble (Oxford, 2012)

- Ciara Dangerfield jointly supervised with Dr. B. Rodriguez and Prof K. Burrage (Oxford, 2012)

- Chris Arthurs jointly supervised with Dr M. Bishop (Oxford, 2013)

- Jean-Charles Seguis jointly supervised with Dr R. Erban and Prof K. Burrage (Oxford, 2013)

- Liya Asner jointly supervised with Prof D. Gavaghan and Prof S. Tavener (Oxford 2014)

Biography

I obtained a first class degree in Mathematics and a PhD in Numerical Analysis from Leicester University in 1992 and 1997, respectively. During 1996-1998 I worked as a postdoctoral researcher at UMIST. This was followed by a Postdoctoral position at Oxford University until 1999. In 1999 I became a University Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Sussex. In the summer of 2007 I was appointed to my current position of University Lecturer in Computational Biology at Oxford University.

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Fourier spectral methods for fractional−in−space reaction−diffusion equations

A. Bueno−Orovio‚ D. Kay and K. Burrage

In BIT Numerical Methods. To Appear.

Fast Solvers for Cahn−Hilliard Inpainting

Jessica Bosch‚ David Kay‚ Martin Stoll and Andrew J. Wathen

In SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences. Vol. 7. Pages 67–97. 2014.

A Modified Oster−Murray−Harris Mechanical Model of Morphogenesis

B. L. Vaughan Jr‚ R. E. Baker‚ D. Kay and P. K. Maini

In SIAM Applied Mathematics. Vol. 73. Pages 2124–2142. 2013.

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