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Professor Charlie Elliott


Charles M. Elliott

Professor of Mathematics

Office: D2.04

Phone:+44 (0)24 7615 0773


Teaching Responsibilities 2023/24:

Terms 1+2: MA4K8 Maths-in-Action and MA4K9 Research Project

Term 2: MA953 - Topics in Partial Differential Equations

Research Interests:
My research is centred around the mathematical analysis and the numerical analysis of partial differential equations with applications in mathematical biology, material science, continuum mechanics and phase transitions etc. Particular interests include PDEs in complex and evolving domains including manifolds, finite element methods, free boundary problems, geometric evolution equations and surface growth, inverse problems, cell motility, biomembranes and PDE optimisation. A curriculum vita plus a list of publications can be found on the link above.


Humboldt prize 2010

Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award 2016

Fellow of SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) 2015

Honorary D.Sc University of Sussex 2022


Editor in Chief of the IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis,

Editor of the E.M.S. journal Interfaces and Free Boundaries,

Associate Editor of SIAM Jounal of Numerical Analysis,

Editorial Board member of the Hokkaido Mathematical Journal.