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Name Dr Richard Porter
Job title Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
Department School of Mathematics University of Bristol
Personal web page http://www.maths.bris.ac.uk/~marp
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Qualifications BSc, PhD(Bristol)
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Keywords boundary-value problems
wave theory
acoustics
electromagnetics
Areas of expertise Developing and implementing sophisticated analytic techniques for solving boundary-value problems arising from problems in linearised water wave theory, acoustics, electromagnetics and elasticity. In particular: wave scattering by varying topography and submerged obstacles; trapped modes, edge waves and Rayleigh-Bloch waves in water waves and acoustics; scattering by periodic arrays of infinite, finite and semi-infinite obstacles; scattering by thin elastic sheets and ice sheets on water.