Peter Haynes#


Peter Haynes
Email:phh 'at' damtp.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:1847
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:phaynes
Elected:1998
Homepage: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/people/p.h.haynes



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001-present Professor of Applied Mathematics 2005-2015 Head of Department, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1999-2000 Reader in Atmospheric Science, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1991-1999 University Lecturer, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1986-1990 Royal Society Meteorological Office Research Fellow in Dynamical Meteorology, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 1984-1985 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and the Ocean, University of Washington

Fields of Scholarship
  • Large-scale fluid dynamics of atmosphere and ocean
  • Wave propagation and breaking and its implication for the background flow, and in transport and mixing of trace species, including reacting chemical and biological species
  • Dynamics of the global circulation, in interactions between dynamics, chemistry and radiation, and in the various physical and dynamical processes controlling the distributions of chemical species, including water vapour

Honours and Awards
  • Maxwell Medal and Prize for Theoretical Physics, Institute of Physics (2010)
  • Gold Medal, Theory Prize and overall winner of the British Physics Olympiad (1992)
  • Silver Medal at the International Physics Olympiad, Helsinki (1992)


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