Timothy J. Pedley#

Timothy J. Pedley
Email:tjp3 'at' damtp.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:2915
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:tpedley
Elected:2011
Homepage: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/tjp3



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2008 - 2012 President of IUTAM (International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics)
  • 2000 - 2005 Head of DAMTP (Department of Applied and Mathematics and Theoretical Physics), Cambridge University
  • 1996 - 2009 G.I. Professor of Fluid Mechanics of Cambridge University
  • 1990 - 1996 Professor of Applied Mathematics, Leeds University
  • 1973 - today Department of Applied and Mathematics and Theoretical Physics(DAMTP), Cambridge University


Fields of Scholarship
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Blood flow and wall shear stress in arteries
  • Gas flow and mixing in pulmonary airways
  • Flow and self-excited oscillations in collapsible tubes
  • Peristaltic pumping in the ureter
  • Modelling salt and water transport across cell membranes and pumping epithelia
  • Fish swimming
  • Insect aerodynamics
  • Aquatic filter feeding
  • Bioconvective pattern formation in suspensions of swimming micro-organisms
  • Development of macroscopic or continuum models of populations of biologicalorganisms whose individual, microscopic behaviour is random and whose environment may also be random

Honours and Awards
  • 1995 Fellow of the Royal Society


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