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Professor James Blowey

Professor & Deputy Executive Dean (Natural Sciences)

PhD University of Sussex

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Professor & Deputy Executive Dean (Natural Sciences) in the Faculty of Science +44 (0) 191 33 41014
Professor, Teaching in the Department of Mathematical SciencesCM325+44 (0) 191 33 43065
Deputy Head of Faculty in the Natural Sciences +44 (0) 191 33 41014


My research interests are in the Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations. In particular

  1. Degenerate Fourth order problems.
  2. On Phase transformation of alloys;

Please visit my Maths Department webpage for more information including contact details.

Research interests

  • numerical analysis

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Available for media contact about:

  • Numerical analysis: Science and Engineering Ambassador


Chapter in book

  • Blowey, J.F. & Elliott, C.M. (1993). Curvature dependent phase boundary motion and parabolic double obstacle problems. In Degenerate Diffusions The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications Volume 47. Ni, W.-M., Peletier, L.A. & Vazquez, J.L. New York: Springer. 19-60.

Conference Paper

  • Blowey, J.F. & Barrett, J.W. (2001), Finite element approximation of a model for order-disorder and phase separationin binary alloys, in Feistauer, Miloslav, Rannacher, R. & Kozel, Karel eds, 4th Summer Conference on Numerical Modelling in Continuum Mechanics. Prague, Matfyzpress, Prague, 1-17.
  • Blowey, J.F. & Elliott, C.M. (1994), A phase field model with double obstacle potential, in Buttazzo G. & Visintin, A. eds, De Gruyter Proceedings in Mathematics International Conference: Motion by mean curvature and related topics. Trento, De Gruyter, New York, 1-22.

Edited book

  • Blowey, J.F. & Craig, A.W. (2005). Frontiers in Numerical Analysis: Durham 2004. Universitext. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Blowey, J.F., Craig, A.W. & Shardlow, T. (2003). Frontiers in Numerical Analysis: Durham 2002. Universitext. Berlin: Springer.
  • Blowey, J.F., Coleman, J.P. & Craig, A.W. (2001). Theory and numerics of differential equations. Universitext. New York: Springer.

Journal Article