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Professor Ian Turner

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Mathematical Sciences,
Applied and Computational Mathematics

Personal

Name
Professor Ian Turner
Position(s)
Professor
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Mathematical Sciences,
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Discipline *
Numerical and Computational Mathematics, Applied Mathematics
Phone
+61 7 3138 2259
Fax
+61 7 3138 2310
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland), MAppSc (Queensland Inst. of Technology), BAppSc (Queensland Inst. of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Member of the Australian Mathematical Society
  • Previous chair of the national executive of the Computational Mathematics Group which oversees the enhancement of computational mathematics within Australia
Keywords

computational electromagnetics, computational mathematics, computational modelling of porous media, drying process-modelling, linear algebra, numerical analysis, sality modelling, scientific computation, supercomputing

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Research theme: Environment

Research program: Applicable Mathematics and Advanced Computation

Areas of expertise

  • Numerical solution of partial differential equations
  • Numerical linear algebra
  • Computational modelling in porous media
  • Finite volume methods
  • Krylov subspace methods

Current grants

  • ARC LIEF Grant – LE0668502 Queensland Computational Grid Enhancement Project Investigators: Turner, Stonier, Pettitt, Timmsl, Verma, Anh, Mahendran, McElwain, Dhanasekar, Wolff, Dawson, Cole, Young
  • ARC Linkage Grant – LP0348653 Diffusion and transport of saltwater in coastal aquifers Investigators: Anh, Turner and Bajracharya, Durick
  • ARC Linkage Grant – LP0775269 Multi-scale Modelling and Thermal Design Optimisation of Large-Scale Biomass Stockpiles for Use in Renewable Energy Products. Investigators: Farrell, Hobson, Turner, Fulford, Edwards(PI).

Selected research projects

  • Modelling the drying of wood
  • Modelling saltwater intrusion in Queensland Coastal Aquifers 
  • Development of iterative methods for solving large, nonlinear systems 
  • Numerical solution of fractional partial differential equations 
  • Multiscale modelling in porous media.
This information has been contributed by Professor Ian Turner.

Teaching

Teaching discipline: Mathematical Sciences

Teaching areas

  • Computational mathematics
  • Linear algebra.
This information has been contributed by Professor Ian Turner.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Supervision