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Dr Hermes Gadelha

Dr Hermes Gadelha

Dr Hermes Gadelha
BSc, MSc, DPhil

Senior Lecturer in Mathematical and Data Modelling

Area of research

Mathematics Applied to Nature, Industry and the Arts.

Office 2.39b
Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 5093

Research summary

Visit our webpage at http://www.hermesgadelha.com

Our research focuses on novel questions and unexplained phenomena in a broad range of physical systems found in nature. We are inspired by engineering and mathematical problems found in biology, and the arts. This includes areas such as small-scale fluid mechanics, solid mechanics and elasticity, biological soft-matter, transport phenomena and diffusion, pattern formation and self-organization, and biomimetic devices.

We use a combination of analytical derivations, numerical computations and empirical investigations in areas ranging from animal and human fertilization, swimming of microorganisms, especially human spermatozoa and bacterial swimming, cancer mechanics, molecular-motor dynamics, fluid-structure ...

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