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Complexity DTC miniproject proposals 2011/12

Project ID Supervisor Department Co-supervisor Project title Availability Prospective PhD Reserved
1 Alison Rodger Chemistry David Smith (Other) Affect of orientation distributions of fibres on spectroscopic data: fluid flow, light scattering and polarized light spectroscopies period 1 or period 2 Yes available
2 Yulia Timofeeva Computer Science (----) Network of motoneurons with mixed-mode oscillatory dynamics period 1 or period 2 Yes reserved for Arturo Leos-Zamorategui
3 Yulia Timofeeva Computer Science (----) Exploring gap junction location and density in a network of model neurons with resonant dendrites period 1 only Yes reserved for Davide Michieletto
4 Sara Kalvala Computer Science (----) Modelling Platelet Aggregation using Diffusion Limited Aggregation period 1 or period 2 Yes available
5 Yulia Timofeeva Computer Science Stefan Grosskinsky (Mathematics) Does the motorway traffic rule "overtake only on the right" affect the flow? period 1 or period 2 Yes available
6 Olayiwola Alatise Engineering Yongman Chung (Engineering) Electrothermal Modelling of Power Semiconductor Devices for Renewable Energy Conversion period 1 or period 2 Yes available
7 Olayiwola Alatise Engineering Evor Hines (Engineering) The Application of Fuzzy Logic in Smart Distributed Power Systems or Micro-grids with a High Penetration of Renewable Energy period 1 or period 2 No available
8 Sach Mukherjee External (NKI) Anthony Lee (Statistics) Parallelized Monte Carlo for Biological Network Inference period 1 only Yes available
9 Rosemary Harris External (QMUL) Stefan Grosskinsky (Mathematics) Large deviations and current fluctuations in driven diffusive systems period 1 or period 2 Yes available
10 Rosemary Harris External (QMUL) Stefan Grosskinsky (Mathematics) Adsorption-desorption models and catalytic surface processes period 1 or period 2 Yes available
11 Sach Mukherjee External (NKI) Tom Nichols (Statistics) High-dimensional genome analysis period 1 only Yes available
12 Sach Mukherjee External (NKI) Robert Mackay (Mathematics) Causal inference in dynamical systems period 1 only Yes available
13 Bridget Hartley, Stuart Moore External (National Grid) Prof. Juergen Branke (Warwick Business School) Optimising Gas Engineer Locations period 1 only No available
14 Keith Briggs External (BT) Robert MacKay (Mathematics) Systems of coupled Markov chains applied to wireless data communications period 1 or period 2 Yes available
15 Keith Briggs External (BT) Bo Chen (Warwick Business School) Rubbish-lorry routing period 1 or period 2 No available
16 Keith Briggs External (BT) Dario Spano (Statistics) Phylogenetics of the Germanic languages period 1 or period 2 No reserved for Dario Papavassilou
17 Keith Briggs External (BT) Prof. Juergen Branke (Warwick Business School) Optimal packing of rectangles, with application to LTE radio systems period 1 or period 2 No available
18 Robert MacKay Mathematics (----) Hierarchical clustering period 1 or period 2 Yes available
19 Michael Tildesley Mathematics Ellen Brooks Pollock (External (non-Warwick)) Modelling disease spread on partially observed networks period 1 or period 2 Yes available
20 Colm Connaughton Mathematics (----) Coherent structures and turbulence in two-dimensional hydrodynamics period 1 or period 2 No Stefano Ugliano
21 Stefan Grosskinsky Mathematics Ellak Somfai (Physics) Spatial competition in growing populations with selective pressure period 1 or period 2 Yes available
22 R.S.MacKay Mathematics (----) Balancing electricity supply and demand period 1 or period 2 Yes available
23 R.S.MacKay Mathematics N.Beale (External (non-Warwick)) Financial regulation period 1 or period 2 Yes available
24 Michael Tildesley Mathematics Thomas House (Mathematics) Multi-host modelling of influenza A period 1 or period 2 Yes available
25 R.S.MacKay Mathematics (----) Management of complex systems period 1 or period 2 Yes available
26 Leon Danon Mathematics (----) Emergence and evolution of community structure in Rock music period 1 or period 2 Yes available
27 Leon Danon Mathematics Matt Keeling (Mathematics) Infectious disease transmission in schools period 1 or period 2 Yes available
28 Leon Danon Mathematics (----) Potentially transmissible contacts from mobile phone call data records: a percolation approach period 1 or period 2 Yes available
29 Thomas House Mathematics (----) Blood-borne virus transmission on networks of cliques period 1 or period 2 Yes available
30 Matt Keeling Mathematics Thomas House (Mathematics) Spread of Crazes period 1 or period 2 Yes available
31 Matt Keeling Mathematics Andrew Easton (Biological Sciences) Modelling Defective Interference for Influenza period 1 or period 2 Yes available
32 Daniel Ueltschi Mathematics Stefan Grosskinsky (Mathematics) Spatial random permutations and distribution of cycle lengths period 1 or period 2 Yes available
33 Matt Keeling Mathematics (----) Ecological Coupled Lattice Models period 1 or period 2 Yes available
34 Matt Keeling Mathematics (----) Persistence in structured populations period 1 or period 2 Yes available
35 Thomas Hills Other (Other) Search and the Evolution of Extremism in Social Networks period 1 or period 2 Yes available
36 Thomas Hills Other Gordon Brown (----) The Evolution of Personality in Complex Social Environments period 1 or period 2 Yes available
37 Robin Ball Physics (----) Mechanics of Hair and related Assemblies period 1 or period 2 Yes available
38 Gareth P Alexander Physics (----) Knotted disclinations period 1 or period 2 Yes available
39 Gareth P. Alexander Physics (----) Collective motility under self-diffusiophoresis period 1 or period 2 Yes available
40 Julie Staunton Physics Oleg Petrenko (Physics) Theoretical modelling of magnetic phase diagrams and interpretation of experimental data period 1 or period 2 Yes available
41 Gavin Bell Physics Paul Mulheran (External (non-Warwick)) Monte Carlo modelling of nanocluster growth on graphene period 1 or period 2 Yes available
42 Ellak Somfai Physics Donald Singer (Warwick Medical School) Developing the basis for a model of capillary blood vessels in humans period 1 only Yes available
43 Dr David Quigley Physics (----) Partial disorder in lattice models of crystal growth period 1 or period 2 Yes available
44 Dr David Quigley Physics (----) Stable prenucleation clusters in lattice models of crystal growth period 1 or period 2 Yes available
45 Matthew Turner Physics (----) Topological glasses period 1 or period 2 Yes reserved for Davide Michieletto
46 Matthew Turner Physics (----) Swarming in fish period 1 or period 2 Yes reserved for Tom Machon
47 Nikos Zygouras Statistics (----) The directed polymer with symmetric inverse gamma distribution. period 1 only Yes available
48 Nigel Burroughs Systems Biology (----) Single particle divergences from pure diffusion: inference of Brownian motions. period 1 or period 2 Yes available
49 Prof. Juergen Branke Warwick Business School (----) Efficient Global Optimization for Dynamically Changing Problems period 1 or period 2 Yes taken by Sergio Morales
50 Prof. Juergen Branke Warwick Business School (----) Evolving Dispatching Rules for Parallel Machines period 1 or period 2 Yes available
51 Prof. Juergen Branke Warwick Business School (----) Multiobjective Simulation Analysis period 1 or period 2 Yes available
52 Martin Kunc Warwick Business School (----) AGENT BASED MODELLING and STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT period 1 or period 2 Yes available
53 Arne Strauss Warwick Business School Dong Li (Avis Europe) (Other) Unconstrained Demand Forecasting in the Car Rental Industry period 1 or period 2 Yes available
54 Martin Kunc Warwick Business School (----) Doing Research in Strategic Management using NK models period 1 or period 2 Yes available
55 James Harte Warwick Manufacturing Group (----) Measuring complexity in EEG in response to speech stimuli period 2 only Yes available
56 Prof Christopher James Warwick Manufacturing Group (----) Assessing behaviour of C. elegans through video analysis using a worm tracking system period 1 or period 2 Yes available
57 Prof Christopher James Warwick Manufacturing Group (----) Assessing the use of single channel commercial EEG headset for rudimentary brain-computer interfacing period 1 or period 2 Yes available
58 Prof Christopher James Warwick Manufacturing Group (----) Detecting activity signatures in human behaviour through the analysis of actimetry recordings from a wrist worn-device period 1 or period 2 Yes available
59 Rob Cross Warwick Medical School Nigel Burroughs (Mathematics) Molecular tugs o'war: collaboration and competition in molecular motor teams period 1 or period 2 Yes available
60 Rob Cross Warwick Medical School Robert Mackay (Mathematics) Brief Encounter: Traffic dynamics of crowded molecular walkers period 1 or period 2 Yes available
61 Frances Griffiths Warwick Medical School Thomas House (Mathematics) Social Networks and Health period 1 or period 2 Yes available
62 Prof C Hutchinson Warwick Medical School Dr MJ Chappell (Engineering) Automated diagnosis of the congential hip dysplasia from neonatal ultrasound period 1 or period 2 No available
63 Professor C Hutchinson Warwick Medical School Dr MJ Chappell (Engineering) Analysis of the Ultrasound signal in bowel motion in the preterm infant period 1 or period 2 Yes available
64 Prof C Hutchinson Warwick Medical School Dr M Chappell (Engineering) Diagnosis of myositis using image analysis period 1 or period 2 Yes available
65 Prof C Hutchinson Warwick Medical School Dr MJ Chappell (Engineering) Correct display of the elbow during infancy and adolesence period 1 or period 2 Yes available
66 Markus Kirkilionis Mathematics (----) Adaptive Dynamics period 1 or period 2 Yes available
67 Markus Kirkilionis Mathematics (----) Beyond Graphs – Generalised Relational Structures period 1 or period 2 Yes available
68 Markus Kirkilionis Mathematics (----) Global Systems Analysis period 1 or period 2 Yes available
69 Markus Kirkilionis Mathematics Dr J Gutierrez-Marcos (Life Sciences) Genetic Data Analysis and Mathematical Modelling period 1 or period 2 Yes available
70 Markus Kirkilionis Mathematics (----) Image Analysis and Numerical Analysis period 1 or period 2 Yes available
71 Ian Hall External (non-Warwick) Matt Keeling (Mathematics) Modelling Pneumonic Plague outbreaks with Network models period 1 or period 2 No available
72 Quentin Caudron Complexity Michael Tildesley (Mathematics) Zombie Dynamics: Optimal Learning in Agent-Based Models with Dynamic Environment period 1 or period 2 Yes available