• 79 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20142019
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Biography

I completed both my undergraduate (Mathematical Engineering - 2012) and postgraduate (Applied Mathematics - 2015) degrees at the University of Birmingham. My doctoral thesis concerned the stability of three-dimensional non-Newtonian boundary layer flows. Since completing my PhD I have held lectureships at the University of Leicester and Oxford Brookes University. In addition to this, I have twice visited the University of Sydney to undertake collaborative research work. 

I joined Coventry University in January of 2018 as a Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics. I have experience teaching across both Mathematics and Engineering undergraduate degree programmes and am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). 

I have supervised numerous bachelors and masters level mathematics and engineering projects in Fluid Mechanics and currently co-supervise three PhD students from the Computational Engineering and Control Research Group within the Department of Engineering at the University of Leicester.

I am part of the UK Fluids Network (UKFN) and contribute to two Special Interest Groups (SIGs): Non-Newtonian fluid mechanics and Boundary layers and complex rotating flows.

Education/Academic qualification

Mathematical Engineering, Degree, University of Birmingham

Applied Mathematics, Doctorate, University of Birmingham

External positions

Visiting Research Fellow, University of Sydney

Visiting Scholar, University of Sydney

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Research Output 2014 2019

  • 79 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 11 Article

The instability of non-Newtonian boundary-layer flows over rough rotating disks

Alqarni, A. A., Alveroğlu, B., Griffiths, P. & Garrett, S. J., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics. 273, 104174.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Non-Newtonian Flow
Rotating Disk
Shear Thinning
boundary layer flow
Boundary layer flow
1 Citation (Scopus)
56 Downloads (Pure)

On the stability of the Blasius boundary layer over a heated plate in a temperature-dependent viscosity flow

Miller, R., Garrett, S., Griffiths, P. & Hussain, Z., 9 Nov 2018, In : Physical Review Fluids. 3, 11, 113902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
boundary layers
viscosity
temperature
fluids
steady flow
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quantifying non-Newtonian effects in rotating boundary-layer flows

Griffiths, P. T., Garrett, S. J., Stephen, S. O. & Hussain, Z., 1 Jan 2017, In : European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids. 61, p. 304-309 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotating Flow
boundary layer flow
Boundary Layer Flow
Viscosity
Rotating Disk
Open Access
Shear Thinning
shear thinning
boundary layer flow
Shear thinning
Boundary layer flow
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

On the stability of the BEK family of rotating boundary-layer flows for power-law fluids

Abdulameer, M. A., Griffiths, P. T., Alveroğlu, B. & Garrett, S. J., 1 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics. 236, p. 63-72 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Rotating Flow
Power-law Fluid
Shear Thinning
shear thinning
boundary layer flow