Welcome

Welcome to the personal webpage of Dr Jason Laurie. I hold the position of Senior Lecturer in the Mathematics Department at Aston University situated in the city of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

I am an applied mathematician working in the field of turbulence. My research interests include fluid dynamics and turbulence (both classical and quantum), nonlinear waves, and nonlinear optics.

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Information

Office MB313G
Department of Mathematics
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Aston University
Birmingham, B4 7ET
United Kingdom
Email: j.laurie@aston.ac.uk
Tel : +44 (0)121 204 4766
ORCID: 0000-0002-3621-6052
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Research Interests

  • Fluid dynamics and turbulence - 2D Naiver-Stokes and geophysical turbulent flows, quantum turbulence in superfluid Helium-4 and Bose-Einstein condensates, vortex dynamics, point-vortex systems
  • Wave turbulence - Kelvin waves in superfluid Helium-4, optical wave turbulence, gravitational waves in cosmology
  • Nonlinear optics - turbulence in optical fibres and liquid crystals, optical instabilities and routes towards turbulence, solitary wave formation and dynamics

Activities

2021 - Present Leverhulme Trust Project Grant RPG-2021-014 A Mathematical Approach to Tame Optical Turbulence
2019 - Present Horizon2020-MCSA RISE Grant No. 823937 Hydrodynamic Approach to Light Turbulence (HALT)
2018 - Present Member of the EPSRC Early Career Forum for Mathematical Sciences
2017 - Present Lead Organiser for the UK Fluids Network Special Interest Group in Wave Turbulence

Employment History

2022 - Present Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Aston University, United Kingdom
2016 - 2022 Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Aston University, United Kingdom
2012 - 2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
2010 - 2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratoire de Physique, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
2006 - 2010 PhD in Mathematics, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, United Kingdom