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Faculty of Science

Professor Kathy Driver

Special functions, orthogonal polynomials and

approximation theory

Professor Peter Dunsby

Director of the National Astrophysics and Space

Science Programme; Co-Director of the Astrophysics,

Cosmology and Gravitation Centre; cosmological

perturbations; cosmic microwave background

anisotropies; gravitational lensing; inflationary

cosmology; cosmological magnetic fields; on-line

mathematics education

Professor George Janelidze

Category theory, Algebra, Topology, Sets and Logic

Professor Hans-Peter Künzi

Topology, orders, categories, combinatorics and their

applications in analysis and algebra; particular focus being

the theory of asymmetric topology; leader of topology and

category theory research group

Professor Daya Reddy

South African Research Chair in Computational Mechanics

Director, UCT Centre for Research in Computational

and Applied Mechanics (CERECAM); mathematical and

computational aspects of continuum mechanics; the finite

element method

Associate Professor Vasco Brattka

Computable Analysis, Effective descriptive set Theory,

Algorithmic Randomness

Associate Professor Christopher Gilmour

Pointfree topology and sigma-frames; categorical topology

Associate Professor Charles Hellaby

General relativity; cosmology; gravity

Associate Professor Alexandar Ianovsky

Dynamical systems – finite and infinite dimensions; differential

geometric methods in the theory of dynamical systems

Dr Peter Bruyns

Senior Lecturer; group theory; permutation groups

Dr Christopher Clarkson

Senior Lecturer; cosmology; gravitational waves; non-

linear perturbation theory; braneworlds -black holes;

quasi-normal modes

Dr Jurie Conradie

Senior Lecturer; functional analysis; vector lattices; von

Neumann algebras; non-commutative function spaces;

mathematics education

Dr Francoise Ebobisse Bille

Senior Lecturer, calculus of variations; PDE; mathematical

and computational aspects of continuum mechanics; the

finite element method

Dr David Erwin

Senior Lecturer; classical, applied and algebraic graph theory

Dr John Frith

Senior Lecturer; frame theory; topos theory; categorical

topology; mathematical education

Dr Henri Laurie

Senior Lecturer; mathematical biology, in particular

ecology; industrial mathematics; mathematics education

Dr Jeff Murugan

Senior Lecturer; string theory, quantumgravity, neurophysics

Dr Anneliese Schauerte

Senior Lecturer; frame and biframe theory; categorical

topology; uniform and quasi-uniform structures

Dr Amanda Weltman

Senior Lecturer, string theory, cosmology, gravity

Dr Nora Alexeeva

Lecturer; nonlinear dynamics and solitons; pattern

formation in reaction-diffusion systems; synchronization of

chaotic systems

Dr Margaret Archibald

Lecturer; analysis of algorithms and combinatorics

Dr Mark Berman

Lecturer, group theory, universal algebra, set theory and

model theory

Dr Tirivanhu Chinyoka

Lecturer; computational fluid dynamics

Dr Ebrahim Fredericks

Lecturer; lie symmetries analysis of stochastic differential

equations; lie symmetries analysis of partial differential

equations; lie symmetries analysis of ordinary differential

equations; applying lie symmetries to fluid mechanics,

applying lie symmetries to mathematics of finance

Dr Robert Martin

Lecturer, functional analysis; operator theory

Dr Andriy Pototskyy

Lecturer; stochastic processes and equations. Applications

in Biology and Physics