Personal details

Name
Dr Elliot Carr
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Mathematical Sciences,
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Discipline *
Applied Mathematics, Numerical and Computational Mathematics
Phone
+61 7 3138 6979
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) - Mathematics (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Mathematics (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

Member, Australian Mathematical Society (AustMS).
Member, Australian and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ANZIAM)

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

Biography

Dr Elliot Carr is a Senior Lecturer in Applied and Computational Mathematics at QUT and former ARC DECRA Research Fellow (2015-2018).

Personal Website

Academic Appointments

  • 2018-present | Senior Lecturer, School of Mathematical Sciences, QUT.
  • 2015-2018 | Lecturer, School of Mathematical Sciences, QUT.
  • 2015-2018 | ARC DECRA Research Fellow, School of Mathematical Sciences, QUT.
  • 2014-2014 | Postdoctoral Research Associate, Applied Modelling and Computation Group, Imperial College London, UK.
  • 2013-2014 | Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of Chemical Engineering and Materials, École Centrale Paris, France.
  • 2012-2013 | Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Mathematical Sciences, QUT.

Education 

  • 2009-2012 | Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics), QUT.
    Thesis: “Exponential Integrators and a Dual-scale Model for Wood Drying
    Awards: QUT Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award.
  • 2008-2008 | Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Mathematics), QUT.
    Awards: University Medal, Dean’s Award – Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Mathematics) (top graduate), GPA 7.0.
  • 2005-2007 | Bachelor of Mathematics, QUT.
    Awards: Dean’s Award – Bachelor of Mathematics (top graduate), GPA 7.0.
This information has been contributed by Dr Elliot Carr.

Teaching

Awards

  • 2018 Science and Engineering Faculty Award for Excellence and Collegiality
    In recognition of building a strong culture of excellence and collegiality in leading the reaccreditation of the Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours) degree.
  • 2016 Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award (Team)
    In recognition of a significant and superior contribution to the work of the university as part of the Maths Work Integrated Learning (WIL) team.

Teaching Areas

  • Computational mathematics
  • Linear algebra
  • Ordinary and partial differential equations
  • Multivariable calculus
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Engineering mathematics

Recent Units

  • MXB103 Introductory Computational Mathematics (2017-2019).
    This unit focusses on the theoretical development and practical implementation (in MATLAB) of numerical methods for differentiation, integration, differential equations, interpolation and linear systems of equations.
  • EGB242 Signal Analysis (2018-2019)
    The unit focusses on signal and system analysis in the time and frequency domain in the context of electrical and electronic circuits. I teach the maths component of this unit, which focusses on foundational mathematical knowledge in Fourier series, Fourier and Laplace transforms and related concepts.
  • MXB324 Computational Fluid Dynamics (2016)
    This unit focussed on the theoretical development and practical implementation (in MATLAB) of finite volume methods and Newton-Krylov techniques for solving nonlinear partial differential equations applied to an industry-specific groundwater management problem.
  • MXB222 Computational Linear Algebra (2015)
    This unit focussed on the theoretical development and practical implementation (in MATLAB) of finite difference methods for solving linear partial differential equations as well as direct and iterative methods for solving linear systems of equations.
This information has been contributed by Dr Elliot Carr.

Experience

Research
Dr Carr’s research expertise is in the development and application of techniques and algorithms from computational and applied mathematics to solve, simulate and analyse mathematical models, particularly those involving partial differential equations. Through the use of mathematical analysis, computational simulation and high performance computing facilities, Dr Carr studies physical, industrial, environmental and biological applications to extract new knowledge and insight to help inform design and optimisation. Ongoing research focusses on diffusion processes, multiscale modelling and heat and mass transfer with applications to wood drying, groundwater flow, drug delivery and burn injuries.

Journal Publications
Dr Carr has published articles in many high-quality international journals including:

  • Journal of Computational Physics
  • Multiscale Modeling and Simulation
  • Applied Mathematical Modelling
  • Applied Mathematics and Computation
  • Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering
  • Physical Review E
  • The Journal of Chemical Physics
  • Mathematical Biosciences
  • Chemical Engineering Science
  • Scientific Reports
  • Wood Science and Technology
  • Chemical Engineering & Technology

A complete list of Dr Carr’s publications can be found on his Google Scholar profile or on his personal website:

Journal Reviewer 
Dr Carr is a referee for the following journals:

  • Transport in Porous Media
  • Advances in Water Resources
  • Applied Mathematical Modelling
  • International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Applied Mathematics and Computation
  • Journal of Chemical Physics
  • Journal of Engineering Mathematics
  • Journal of Porous Media
  • Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science
  • ANZIAM Journal
This information has been contributed by Dr Elliot Carr.

Publications


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

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award (Mathematics Work Integrated Learning team)
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2016
Details
Invited speaker "Multiscale Modelling of Groundwater Flow". Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 21-23 November, 2016.
Type
Recipient of an Australia Council Grant or Australia Council Fellowship
Reference year
2015
Details
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2012
Details
Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award (awarded to the top 5% of graduates university-wide)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2008
Details
University Medal (awarded to the top 0.5% of graduates university-wide)

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Two-scale numerical modelling of coupled transport in heterogeneous media
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DE150101137
Start year
2015
Keywords
multiscale modelling; exponential integrators; groundwater contamination
Title
Improving returns from Southern Pine Plantations through innovative Resource Characterisation
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
Start year
2015
Keywords
Mathematical Modelling; Numerical Simulation

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Analytical, Numerical and Macroscopic Modelling Approaches for Heterogenous Transport Processes
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Ian Turner

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)