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Research Fields and Staff

Professor Igor Barashenkov

Nonlinear waves and solitons; nonlinear dynamics;

mathematical physics.

Professor Bruce Bassett

Observational and theoretical cosmology; nonlinear

optimization. Research astronomer at the South African

Astronomy Observatory and senior researcher, African

Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

Professor Doug Butterworth

Director, Marine Resource Assessment and Management

Group (MARAM); particular focus on South African

fisheries, northwest Atlantic fisheries, and southern bluefin

tuna, Antarctic whale and krill resources.

Professor Kathy Driver

Special functions, orthogonal polynomials and

approximation theory.

Professor Peter Dunsby

Director of the National Astrophysics and Space Science

Programme; Co-Director of the Astrophysics, Cosmology

and Gravitation Centre; cosmological perturbations;

cosmic microwave background anisotropies; gravitational

lensing; inflationary cosmology; cosmological magnetic

fields; on-line mathematics education.

Professor George Janelidze

Category theory; algebra; topology; sets and logic.

Professor Hans-Peter Künzi

Topology, orders, categories, combinatorics and their

applications in analysis and algebra; particular focus being

the theory of asymmetric topology; leader of topology and

category theory research group

Professor Daya Reddy

South African Research Chair in Computational Mechanics

Director, UCT Centre for Research in Computational

and Applied Mechanics (CERECAM); mathematical and

computational aspects of continuum mechanics; the finite

element method.

Associate Professor Vasco Brattka

Computable analysis; effective descriptive set theory;

algorithmic randomness.

Associate Professor Christopher Gilmour

Pointfree topology and sigma-frames; categorical topology.

Associate Professor Charles Hellaby

General relativity; cosmology; gravity.

Associate Professor Alexandar Ianovsky

Dynamical systems – finite and infinite dimensions;

differential geometric methods in the theory of dynamical

systems.

Adjunct Associate Professor Graeme West

Mathematics of finance.

Dr Peter Bruyns

Senior Lecturer; group theory; permutation groups.

Dr Christopher Clarkson

Senior Lecturer; cosmology; gravitational waves; non-

linear perturbation theory; braneworlds -black holes;

quasi-normal modes.

Dr Jurie Conradie

Senior Lecturer; functional analysis; vector lattices; von

Neumann algebras; non-commutative function spaces;

mathematics education.

Dr Francoise Ebobisse Bille

Senior Lecturer, calculus of variations; PDE; mathematical

and computational aspects of continuum mechanics; the

finite element method.

Dr John Frith

Senior Lecturer; frame theory; topos theory; categorical

topology; mathematical education.

Dr Henri Laurie

Senior Lecturer; mathematical biology, in particular

ecology; industrial mathematics; mathematics education.

Dr Jeff Murugan

Senior Lecturer; string theory, quantum gravity,

neurophysics.

Dr Anneliese Schauerte

Senior Lecturer; frame and biframe theory; categorical

topology; uniform and quasi-uniform structures.

Dr Nora Alexeeva

Lecturer; nonlinear dynamics and solitons; pattern

formation in reaction-diffusion systems; synchronization of

chaotic systems.