Barry Cox

Dr Barry Cox

Senior Lecturer

School of Mathematical Sciences

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


My research interests include

  • Nanoscaled oscillating systems; gigahertz oscillators; bundle oscillators
  • Geometries and geometric issues of nanostructures
  • Modelling the Winslow effect in electrorheological fluids
  • Modelling nanoscale devices using continuum mechanics
  • Predicting properties of nanomaterials using analytical techniques
  • Ordinary and partial differential equations
  • Elliptic and other special functions of Mathematical Physics

Australian Research Council - Discovery Projects - DP0985208 - 2009-2012 - $610,000
Project title: "Mathematical and mechanical models in nano-engineering and nanomedicine."

Normally teach into various subjects in the calculus and mechanics area. Courses taught include

  • Maths IA (calculus)
  • Differential Equation II
  • Fluid Mechanics III
  • Optimal Functions and Nanomechanics III
  • Advanced Mathematical Perspectives III
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Principal Supervisor Predictive Models of Catalyst-Feedstock Interactions and Cap Formation for Carbon Nanotube Synthesis Via Carbon Vapour Deposition Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Patrick James Bowe
    2018 Principal Supervisor New Predictive Models for Carbon Nanotube Synthesis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jabr Ateeg Allah J Aljedani
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2013 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Developing Multiscale Methodologies for Computational Fluid Mechanics Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hammad Mayoof M Alotaibi
    2011 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Modelling interaction of DNA with carbon nanostructures Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mansoor Hassan S Alshehri
    2010 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Modelling Hydrogen Storage in Novel Nanomaterials Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Wei Xian Lim
    2010 - 2012 Principal Supervisor Modelling Gas Storage in Molecular Nanosystems Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Lumi Olayemi Adisa
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  • Offices Held

    Date Office Name Institution Country
    2014 - 2019 Treasurer ANZIAM SA Australia
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83135079
  • Email: barry.cox@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 3696
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 6
  • Room: 6 37
  • Org Unit: Mathematical Sciences

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