• Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of East Anglia (2010– )
  • Departmental Lecturer, University of Oxford (2009–2010)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Oxford (2007–2010 )
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Nottingham (2006–2007)
  • PhD Student, University of Cambridge (2002–2006)

Academic Background

Robert Whittaker is an applied mathematician, specialising in fluid mechanics. His research generally involves the application of continuum-mechanics modelling and asymptotic methods to problems of industrial, biological or geophysical relevance.


Follow this link for details of current PhD opportunities in Mathematics. But feel free to email Dr Whittaker to discuss projects outside these areas and alternative sources of funding.

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