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Professor Carl Dettmann

Professor Carl Dettmann

Professor Carl Dettmann
A.Mus.A (piano), B.Sc.(Hons.), Ph.D.(Physics)

Professor of Applied Mathematics

Office 1.41
Fry Building,
Woodland Road, BS8 1UG
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 42 84915

Research summary

Dynamical systems, statistical physics, wireless networks.

A more complete description of activities may be found at my home page,

PhD projects

I am happy to supervise well motivated students who want to work on the above general areas. Two areas of particular interest are:

Deterministic diffusion A particle moves according to a deterministic law in an unbounded domain, starting from a random initial condition.  How does the displacement depend on time?  A good class of such systems to visualise are mathematical billiards: The particle (“billiard ball”) moves in straight lines except for reflections ...

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Graduate Dean, Faculty of Science, since 2017.

Professor of Applied Mathematics, since 2013.

Fellow of the Institute of Physics, since 2005.

PhD in physics, University of Melbourne, Australia (1995)

BSc (Hons) in physics, University of Melbourne, Australia (1991)

AMusA in piano, AMEB (1988)

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

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