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Complexity DTC miniproject proposals 2012/13

Project ID Supervisor Department Co-supervisor Project title Availability Prospective PhD Reserved
1 Penelope Hancock Biological Sciences Leon Danon (Mathematics) Network modelling of Tuberculosis dynamics: transmission hotspots and Welsh pubs! period 1 only Yes available
2 Andrew Marsh Chemistry Steven Brown (Physics) Correlation of H-bond mediated self-assembly with experimental datasets period 1 or period 2 Yes available
3 Alessandro Troisi Chemistry (----) Using the tools of complexity science to optimize solar cells period 1 or period 2 Yes available
4 Alison Rodger Chemistry Dave Smith (Other) Can we extract useful information from scattering artefacts in flow oriented spectroscopy experiments? period 1 or period 2 Yes available
5 Chang-Tsun Li Computer Science (----) Hand Tracking in Uncontrolled Environments period 1 only Yes available
6 Chang-Tsun Li Computer Science (----) Human Identification through Gait Recognition period 2 only Yes available
7 Chang-Tsun Li Computer Science (----) Face detection for video-based human identification in uncontrolled environment period 2 only Yes available
8 Yulia Timofeeva Computer Science (----) Calcium-induced calcium release in neurons period 1 or period 2 Yes Sam Bilson
9 Maria Liakata Computer Science Weisi Guo (Engineering) Sensing Emotions with Heterogeneous Mobile Phone Data period 2 only Yes available
10 Yulia Timofeeva Computer Science Michael Tildesley (Mathematics) Stochastic ion channel gating in dendrites period 1 only No Clio Gonzalez Zacarias
11 Petr Denissenko Engineering Colm Connaughton (Mathematics) Numerical simulation of the wave runup on an inclined shore using 2-layer shallow water equations period 1 or period 2 Yes available
12 Dr Igor Khovanov Engineering (----) Dynamical Picture of ion permeation period 1 or period 2 Yes available
13 Petr Denissenko Engineering Colm Connaughton (Mathematics) Numerical modelling of mixing in the flow through porous media period 1 or period 2 Yes available
14 Stana Zivanovic Engineering Colm Connaughton (Mathematics) MODELLING PEDESTRIAN INTERACTION WITH LIVELY FOOTBRIDGES period 1 or period 2 Yes available
15 Yongmann Chung Engineering (----) Old and new turbulent structures period 1 or period 2 Yes available
16 Keith Briggs External (BT) Bo Chen (Warwick Business School) Networks of Q-learners period 1 or period 2 No available
17 Keith Briggs External (BT) (----) Rectangle packing for map labelling period 1 or period 2 No available
18 Keith Briggs External (BT) (----) Surname frequency period 1 or period 2 No available
19 Keith Briggs External (BT) (----) Cloud storage optimization period 1 or period 2 No available
20 Keith Briggs External (BT) Roman Kotecky, Charo I. Del Genio (Mathematics)
The transition from chromatic number 3 to 4 in random graphs period 1 or period 2 No available
21 Philip Felton External (Mercedes F1) Juergen Branke (Warwick Business School) Race Strategy in Formula One (Reserved for Neil Jenkins) period 1 or period 2 No Neil Jenkins
22 Jamie Harris External (Mercedes F1) (----) Real-Time Prediction of Component Failure in Formula One period 2 only No available
23 Karen Bradley, Steven Wyatt External (NHS) Tom Nichols (Statistics) Modeling A&E utilization with GP Clinic Opening times period 1 or period 2 No available
24 Karen Bradley, Steven Wyatt External (NHS) Tom Nichols (Statistics) Aligning Predicted and Actual Maternity Services period 1 or period 2 No available
25 Karen Bradley, Steven Wyatt External (NHS) Tom Nichols (Statistics) Modelling A&E utilization with chronic disease prevalence period 1 or period 2 No available
26 Karen Bradley, Steven Wyatt External (NHS) Tom Nichols (Statistics) Modelling A&E Walk-Aways period 1 or period 2 No available
27 Bridget Hartley External (National Grid) Tobias Preis (Warwick Business School) Predicting Reactive Domestic Metering Workloads period 1 only No available
28 Michael Tildesley Mathematics Thomas House (Mathematics) Multi-host modelling of influenza A period 1 or period 2 Yes available
29 Stefan Grosskinsky Mathematics Anne Straube (Warwick Medical School) Mechanism of microtubule assembly and disassembly period 1 or period 2 Yes available
30 Thomas House Mathematics Frances Griffiths (Warwick Medical School) Social networks and health period 1 or period 2 Yes available
31 Thomas House Mathematics Charo I. Del Genio (Mathematics) Properties of Extremely Heterogeneous Networks period 1 or period 2 Yes available
32 Colm Connaughton Mathematics Mahesh Bandi (External (non-Warwick)) Spreading of an insoluble surfactant at the surface of a visco-elastic fluid period 2 only No available
33 Colm Connaughton Mathematics Anton Zilman (External (non-Warwick)) Simple models of neutral evolution in growing populations period 2 only No available
34 Colm Connaughton Mathematics Petr Denissenko (Engineering) An inverse problem in the demulsification of oil-water mixtures period 2 only Yes available
35 Colm Connaughton Mathematics Yasmin Merali (Warwick Business School) Stochastic models of consensus formation in online networks period 2 only Yes available
36 Stefan Grosskinsky Mathematics Adnan Ali (Other) Expansion as a source of diversity period 1 only Yes available
37 Paul Chleboun Mathematics Stefan Grosskinsky (Mathematics) Attractive transport, urn models and condensation period 1 or period 2 Yes available
38 Stefan Grosskinsky Mathematics (----) Fluctuations in non-Markovian TASEP period 1 only Yes available
39 Gavin Bell Physics (----) Gold nanoparticles on graphene: understanding growth and mobility via kinetic Monte Carlo simulation period 1 only Yes available
40 Alexandros K. Karlis Physics Matthew S. Turner (Physics), Charo I. Del Genio (Mathematics)
Political Evolution period 1 only Yes available
41 Dr David Quigley Physics Dr Michael Tildesley (Mathematics) Optimal control of zombie outbreaks on structured grids period 1 or period 2 Yes available
42 Dr David Quigley Physics Dr Bart Vorselaars (Physics) Sampling disordered chain configurations in models of organic crystals period 1 or period 2 Yes available
43 Bogdan Hnat Physics Sergey Nazarenko (Mathematics) Non-linear waves, vortices and solitons in two-dimensional plasma turbulence models. period 1 or period 2 No Jonathan Skipp
44 Bart Vorselaars Physics David Quigley (Physics) Searching for order period 1 or period 2 Yes available
45 Gareth Alexander Physics (----) Controlling defects with electric fields period 1 or period 2 Yes available
45a Gareth Alexander Physics (----) Active drops and interfaces period 2 Yes Diana Khoromskaia
46 Thomas Hills Psychology (----) Natural Language Processing and Early Language Acquisition period 1 or period 2 Yes available
47 Ben Graham Statistics (----) OCR from unlabelled data period 1 or period 2 Yes available
48 Anastasia Papavasiliou Statistics (----) Extracting the noise statistics from data, in the context of differential equations driven by rough paths period 1 only Yes available
49 Thomas Nichols Statistics (----) Using Brain Tumor Geometry & Topology to Predict Clinical Outcomes period 1 or period 2 No available
50 Thomas Nichols Statistics (----) Classification of Multiple Sclerosis Patients From Geometry of White Matter Lesions period 1 or period 2 Yes Bernd Taschler
51 Thomas Nichols Statistics (----) Modelling complex variation in driver behavior data. period 1 or period 2 Yes available
52 Adam Michael Johansen Statistics (----) Optimal Derivative Hedging a Monte Carlo Approach period 1 only Yes Chris Windsor
53 Nigel Burroughs Systems Biology (----) Grafting gene networks period 1 or period 2 Yes available
54 Till Bretschneider Systems Biology (----) Gradient Sensing by Template Matching period 1 only Yes available
55 Magnus Richardson Systems Biology (----) From single neuron dynamics to emergent spatiotemporal states in period 1 or period 2 Yes Ramon Martinez
56 Jerker Denrell Warwick Business School Chengwei Liu (Warwick Business School) Exceptional Performance: Skill or Luck? period 1 or period 2 Yes Hakim Khalafi
57 Juergen Branke Warwick Business School (----) Multiobjective Simulation Analysis period 1 or period 2 Yes available
58 Juergen Branke Warwick Business School Sam Brand (Mathematics) Evolving Control Rules for Complex Systems period 1 only Yes available
59 Tobias Preis Warwick Business School Chengwei Liu (Warwick Business School) Chasing Stars: Big Disappointment on High Expectation? period 1 or period 2 Yes available
60 Steve Alpern Warwick Business School (----)

Coordinating to Reduce Congestion

(dispersion paper referred to in proposal)

period 1 only Yes available
61 Professor Bo Chen Warwick Business School (----) Trade-Off between Efficiency and Fairness period 1 or period 2
Yes available
62 Dr. Tobias Preis Warwick Business School Dr. Helen Susannah Moat (Other) Quantifying the Relationship between Financial News and Market Behaviour period 1 or period 2 Yes available
63 Dr. Tobias Preis Warwick Business School Dr. Helen Susannah Moat (Other) Can Flickr Activity Predict Elections? period 1 or period 2 Yes available
64 Dr. Tobias Preis Warwick Business School Dr. Helen Susannah Moat (Other) Financial Market Behaviour and Wikipedia Access Logs period 1 or period 2 Yes available
65 Dr. Tobias Preis Warwick Business School Prof. H. Eugene Stanley (Other) Quantifying High-Frequency Financial Market Time Series period 1 or period 2 Yes Chris Windsor
66 Dr. Tobias Preis Warwick Business School Prof. H. Eugene Stanley (Other) Quantifying Financial Market Time Series period 1 or period 2 Yes Federico Botta
67 Dr. Tobias Preis Warwick Business School Dr. Helen Susannah Moat (Other) Quantifying Future Orientation based on Google Data period 1 or period 2 Yes available
68 Prof Christopher James Warwick Manufacturing Group Sylvester Rozario (Warwick Manufacturing Group) Exploring BCI paradigms for augmented reality applications period 1 or period 2 Yes Martin Perez-Guevara
69 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
70
James Amor Warwick Manufacturing Group Christopher James (Warwick Manufacturing Group) Detecting Short Time-Duration Physical Activity Through Statistical Modeling of Accelerometry Data period 1 or period 2 Yes available
71
Sylvester Rozario Warwick Manufacturing Group Dr. Christopher James (Warwick Manufacturing Group) Brain-Computer Interface: Determination of Neural Activation Patterns during Imagined Movements to Optimise Performance period 1 or period 2 Yes available
72 Rob Cross Warwick Medical School Stefan Grosskinsky (Mathematics) Brief encounter: traffic dynamics of crowded molecular walkers period 1 or period 2 Yes Neil Jenkins
73 Rob Cross Warwick Medical School Stefan Grosskinsky (Mathematics) Molecular tugs o'war: collaboration and competition in molecular motor teams period 1 or period 2 Yes available
74 Frances Griffiths Warwick Medical School Thomas House (Mathematics) Migration and health in rural South Africa period 1 or period 2 Yes available
75 Paul Davies, Chris Firth External (Thales UK) Abhir Bhalerao (Computer Science) Area surveillance and target tracking period 1 or period 2 No available
76 Paul Davies, Chris Firth External (Thales UK) Thomas House (Mathematics)

Completion of sub-projects in complex engineering projects

period 1 or period 2 Yes available