School of Mathematical Sciences
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.
My PhD at the Australian National university under Stephen Roberts and Christopher Zoppou was on developing robust, efficient and well validated numerical methods to model dispersive wave equations. In particular hybrid Finite Element Methods and Finite Volume Methods to solve the Serre equations. My current Post-Doc research under Luke Bennets at the University of Adelaide is on understanding the interaction between ocean waves and sea ice.
Year Citation 2021 Pitt, J. P. A., Zoppou, C., & Roberts, S. G. (2021). Solving the fully nonlinear weakly dispersive Serre equations for flows over dry beds. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 93(1), 24-43.
2018 Pitt, J. P. A., Zoppou, C., & Roberts, S. G. (2018). Behaviour of the Serre equations in the presence of steep gradients revisited. Wave Motion, 76, 61-77.
2017 Zoppou, C., Pitt, J., & Roberts, S. G. (2017). Numerical solution of the fully non-linear weakly dispersive serre equations for steep gradient flows. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 48, 70-95.
2016 Zoppou, C., Roberts, S. G., & Pitt, J. (2016). A solution of the conservation law form of the serre equations. ANZIAM Journal, 57(4), 385-394.
— Zoppou, C., Pitt, J., & Roberts, S. G. (n.d.). Third-order Finite Volume/Finite Element Solution of the Fully Nonlinear
Weakly Dispersive Serre Equations.
Year Citation 2017 Pitt, J., Zoppou, C., & Roberts, S. G. (2017). Importance of dispersion for shoaling waves. In Proceedings - 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, MODSIM 2017 (pp. 1725-1730). online: MSSANZ.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2021 Co-Supervisor Predicting ice-shelf disintegration using mathematical models Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jie Liang
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