MPE CDT Events

MPE Wednesday Seminar Series – term 3 Academic Year 2015/16

We are delighted to announce the programme for  term 3,  MPE Wednesday Seminar Series. APRIL 2016 Location Speaker Title 27 April Imperial College London Dr Paul Williams (University of Reading)   Time-stepping schemes in weather and climate models   MAY 2016 4 May Imperial College London Prof Jan Zika (Imperial College London) Ocean water masses, global warming… Read more »

Imperial Festival 2016

Date: 7-8 May Location: Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus Dates for the 2016 Imperial Festival have been announced. Put 7-8 May in your diary for a weekend of free hands-on activities, talks, music and dance for all ages. We hope you will come to visit the MPE CDT exhibit which will be located in the Energy and… Read more »

The annual Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) Festival of Science

Date: Friday 15th April 2016 Location: Sir Alexander Fleming Building (South Kensington Campus) The annual Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) Festival of Science is a chance for CDT students to showcase current research and scientific issues to the community of Imperial College London. This year’s theme “Science & Science-Fiction” will explore the role scientific research… Read more »

Mathematics of Planet Earth – A Primer

Written by experienced researchers and educators in mathematics textbook is the first of its kind to link together the disparate fundamental topics necessary in educating and training the future leaders in this new and exciting field.

Analysis, Geometry and Stochastics for Planet Earth

Friday, February 26, 2016 University of Bath, Lecture Theatre  6W 1.2 Supported by London Mathematical Society Institute and EPSRC-CDT Mathematics of Planet Earth Jump to: Main Page Local and Travel information Abstracts The aim of this LMS Joint Research Group Grant, Scheme 3, Analysis, Geometry and Stochastics for Planet Earth is to investigate current challenges in mechanics, dynamics and… Read more »

MPE CDT Open Day

If you are interested in applying for MPE CDT studentship please come to the MPE CDT Open Day held at Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus on Wednesday, 9th March 2016.  If you wish to register for the event, please visit this website. If for any reason you cannot use this form to register for the event, please contact: administrator.mpecdt@imperial.ac.uk. Further… Read more »

MPE CDT Newsletter 2016

Welcome to the second issue of the MPE CDT Newsletter.  The purpose of this newsletter is to disseminate information about research and training activities, recent achievements and future events related to the MPE CDT among stakeholders and other interested parties.  

MPE Wednesday Seminar Series – term 2 Academic Year 2015/16

We are pleased to announce the programme for  term 2,  MPE Wednesday Seminar Series. Location Speaker Title JANUARY 2016 20 January Imperial College London Prof Raymond Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford) Frontiers in exoplanet climate dynamics 27 January University of Reading Dr Hannah Christensen (University of Oxford) Stochastic parametrisation and model uncertainty in weather and climate models FEBRUARY… Read more »

Jamboree 2016

Date: 21st – 23rd March Location: University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus Hosted by: EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Mathematics of Planet Earth Following on from the success of the Jamboree 2014 we are pleased to announce that the event will be held on 21st– 23rdMarch 2016 at the University of Reading. This is an annual residential Mathematics of Planet Earth… Read more »

MPE CDT Stakeholder Committee meeting

The 1st MPE CDT Stakeholder Committee meeting took place at Imperial College London on Tuesday November 10, 2015. Participants were delegates who represented the MPE CDT Partners, staff and students . The main focus of this meeting was to update the MPE CDT Partners on the Centre’s past and current activities. The goals and strategic plans for the coming year to… Read more »

First Inter-Cohort event

The MPE CDT first Inter-Cohort activity took place on the 25th November 2015 at the Natural History Museum Ice Rink. The purpose of this event  was to foster communication and synergies among all students who are part of the MPE CDT. With members from both Cohorts participating it was a great afternoon on a fantastic day in November. Thanks to everyone… Read more »

PG Open Day at Imperial College London

When: Wednesday 9 December 2015, 13.15 onwards Where: South Kensington Campus, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ, Huxley rooms 341/342 This open day is for people interested in studying a taught course (MSc, MRes, MBA, MPH, MEd) or research programme (PhD, MD(Res) or EngD) at Imperial. This is your chance to get to know Imperial better… Read more »

Christmas Workshop on Sequential Monte Carlo and related methods

Date:21-23 December 2015 Location: Huxley Building, South Kensington Campus (Clore Lecture Theatre, level 2) Aim: Sequential Monte Carlo Methods (also known as particle filtering or particle methods) have been a very successful topic in the field of Probability and Statistics that has attracted great popularity from the applied communities in Engineering, Econometrics and Medical or Life… Read more »

Official opening of the MPE exhibition

The “Mathematics of Planet Earth” exhibition is currently presented at the Imperial’s College Main Entrance. The event has been organised by the MPE CDT, in collaboration with Centre•Sciences and Imaginary platform. The official opening of the MPE exhibition took place on the 24th October 2015. We were delighted to have Prof Christiane Rousseau (Université de… Read more »

MPE CDT Open Day 2015

If you are interested in applying for MPE CDT studentship please come to the MPE CDT Open Day held at University of Reading, Whiteknights campus on Wednesday, 2nd December. This is your chance to get to meet current MPE CDT staff who will be able to advise you on available studentship opportunities and MPE CDT Programme. If you wish to register… Read more »

Applications for the 2016/17 academic year

Applications to our fully funded four year doctoral programme are being accepted for the next intake of students who will start in September/October 2016. Applicants are strongly advised to submit their applications as soon as possible but not later than by 17th January. An interview day will take place on Wednesday 3rd February at the University of Reading. For more… Read more »

MPE Wednesday Seminar Series – term 1 Academic Year 2015/16

We are delighted to announce our  MPE Wednesday Seminar Series for term 1 of the Academic Year 2015/16. This series will be given by climate and weather scientists, industrial partners and mathematicians who will present an overview of their current research activity and how it’s shaping and contributing to tackle global challenges in oceans, weather and climate…. Read more »

Analysis, Geometry and Stochastics for Planet Earth

September 29, 2015 Room Lyle G74 CDT-Suite, University of Reading Supported by London Mathematical Society Institute and EPSRC-CDT Mathematics of Planet Earth Jump to: Main Page Local and Travel information Registration List of titles and Abstracts The aim of this LMS Joint Research Group Grant, Scheme 3, Analysis, Geometry and Stochastics for Planet Earth is… Read more »

The 2015 Kick off Camp

The 2015 Kick off Camp will be held in September 7-17 on the University of Reading, Whiteknights campus. The Kick off Camp, is an annual two weeks event, offering a tailor made program, designed to fit the needs of the cohort of students joining the MPE CDT. The Kick off Camp sessions feature: seminars, Maths… Read more »

Visit the Mathematics of Planet Earth Exhibition

The MPE CDT has a great pleasure invite you to ‘Mathematics of Planet Earth’ Exhibition which will take place in the main entrance of Imperial’s South Kensington Campus, between Saturday 24 October– Sunday 1 November 2015. Mathematics of Planet Earth is an international exhibition displaying exhibits, videos and computer programs. Collectively these illustrate how mathematics plays… Read more »

Workshop: Stochastic Modelling in GFD, data assimilation, and non-equilibrium phenomena

Date: 2-6 November 2015Location: Imperial College London Scope:The workshop proposes to gather the combination of expertise needed to address compound and interdisciplinary questions raised by climate science, in the context of stochastic modelling in geophysical fluid dynamics, data assimilation and non-equilibrium phenomena. For more information please visit this website.

Workshop: Stochastic Modelling in GFD, data assimilation, and non-equilibrium phenomena

Date: 2-6 November 2015 Location: Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training Suite Organisers: Jochen Broecker (University of Reading), Dan Crisan (Imperial College London). Scientific Committee: Colin Cotter (Imperial) Darryl Holm (Imperial) Tobias Kuna (Reading) Peter Jan van Leeuwen (Reading) Valerio Lucarini (Reading) Roland Potthast (Reading and Deutscher Wetterdienst) Sebastian Reich (Reading… Read more »

The MPE CDT end-of-the-year event

The MPE CDT had a wonderful end-of-the-year activity at NPL on Friday, 3rd July 2015. This event gave students a chance to get together and relax before submission of their final MRes report. Special thanks to Prof Dan Crisan and Prof Beatrice Pelloni for providing some good spirit and activities that had the entire MPE CDT team… Read more »

FEniCS Workshop

Date: 29th June – 1st July 2015 Location: Imperial College London The Firedrake project is proud to host the 2015 FEniCS Workshop. The workshop is an opportunity for all those interested the FEniCS Project, and related projects such as dolfin-adjoint and Firedrake, to exchange ideas, communicate their results and network with the automated finite element community. The workshop welcomes existing and… Read more »

Dr David Ham, a member of the MPE CDT staff, wins The Wilkinson Prize

We are pleased to announce that a member of the MPE CDT staff, Dr David Ham together with P.E. Farrell (University of Oxford), S.W. Funke (Simula Research Laboratory), and M.E. Rognes (Simula Research laboratory), have won a prestigious Wilkinson Prize for developing software that makes light work of complex mathematical models. Well done and congratulations to… Read more »

Analysis, Geometry and Stochastics for Planet Earth

Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Location: Room 402, EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training Suite, Imperial College London Supported by: London Mathematical Society Institute and EPSRC-CDT Mathematics of Planet Earth The aim of this LMS Joint Research Group Grant, Scheme 3, Analysis, Geometry and Stochastics for Planet Earth is to investigate current challenges in mechanics, dynamics and earth system which require an intricate integration… Read more »

The annual CDT Festival of Science and Engineering

The annual CDT Festival of Science and Engineering took place on 23rd April 2015, with the theme of “Criticism & Science”. The event took place in the Sir Alexander Fleming Building at Imperial College. The festival organising committee was composed of students from 10 different CDTs: Theory and Simulation of Materials, Controlled Quantum Dynamics, Sustainable Civil… Read more »

EPSRC CDT Administrators’ Conference 2015

Date: Friday 10th July 2015 Location: Imperial College London The second National EPSRC CDT Administrators’ Conference is an informal event aimed at administrators or managers from all EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training which will provide an opportunity to meet and establish contacts with other CDT administrators to discuss good practice and challenges of centre administration… Read more »

Guest lecture announcement

Professor Edriss S. Titi, Weizmann Institute of Science and Texas A&M University, will give a guest lecture on Monday, April 27 from 3:00-4:00p.m. in the Room 401 at in the EPSRC CDTs Suite, Imperial College London. Professor Titi will discuss ” Finite Number of Determining Parameters for the Navier-Stokes Equations with Applications into Feedback Control… Read more »

Applications for the 2015/16 academic year

Applications to our fully funded four year doctoral programme are still being accepted for the next intake of students who will start in September/October 2015.  Applicants are strongly advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. For further details please contact admissions@mpecdt.org.

MPE Wednesday Series – speakers for Summer Term 2015 announced

The MPE CDT holds regular MPE Wednesday Series comprising weekly seminars, presented by external speakers from the UK and overseas. Speakers in the Summer Term 2015 include: Prof Peter Ashwin (University of Exeter), Pof Daan Crommelin (University of Amsterdam), Prof Ramon van Handel (Princeton University) , Prof Robert McCann (University of Toronto Bahen Centre). Please… Read more »

Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT) Festival of Science & Engineering

Date: 23 April 2015 Location: Imperial College London The annual CDT Festival of Science & Engineering is a chance for CDT students to come together to organise and present a showcase of current science and scientific issues to the Imperial College London research community. The day is also an opportunity for all the CDTs to… Read more »

MPE CDT on Twitter

We are pleased to announce that we now have a Twitter account. Start following us on @MPECDT

MPE CDT newsletter

We are delighted to present our first MPE CDT newsletter, which has been created to keep you informed of all MPE CDT initiatives. The first issue of the newsletter gives an overview of the MPE CDT activities and achievements over the past year and shares the latest news and upcoming events.  We would welcome any suggestions or… Read more »

The MPE Wednesdays Series – Spring 2015

The MPE CDT  is delighted to present another inspiring series of seminars, a programme of events delivered by eminent guest speakers, on a wide range of topics related to the MPE CDT research mission. The MPE Wednesday Series line-up for the Spring 2015 semester includes: Dr Coralia Cartis (University of Oxford), Dr Jochen Voss (University… Read more »

2014 Jamboree

The 2014 Jamboree was held at the EPSRC Doctoral Training Centres, Imperial College London. It was a great pleasure for the Imperial College/University of Reading EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematics in Planet Earth to host this annual event, in which MPE CDT students had an opportunity to showcase their research and its impact…. Read more »

The MPE CDT welcomes prospective students

We were delighted to welcome a number of prospective students that took the opportunity to find out more about the MPE CDT programme and its research areas. Current students and staff were available to talk to visitors about the wide range of available PhD opportunities as well as enrichment activities that make the MPE CDT… Read more »

MPE Wednesday – 10th December

We have a pleasure to announce that Prof Alex Mahalov is the next speaker at the MPE Wednesday event. The seminar will be held on 10th December 2014 at Imperial College London. Please download the  MPE Wednesday  timetable Term 1 Academic Year 2014-15

MPE Wednesday – 26th November

The next MPE Wednesday speaker is Prof John Thuburn.The talk will take place at the University of Reading.  

MPE Wednesday – 19th November

We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker for the MPE Wednesday is Prof Rupert Klein. The event will be held on 19th November 2014 at Imperial College London  

MPE Wednesday – 12 November

For Wednesday, November 12th, the speaker will be Prof  Roland Potthast. The talk will take place at the University of Reading.  

MPE Wednesday – 5th November

We have a pleasure to announce that Prof Robert Scheichl is the next speaker at the MPE Wednesday event. The seminar will be held on 5th November 2014 at Imperial College London.  

Postgraduate Open Day 2014

If you are interested in applying for MPE CDT studentship please come to the Postgraduate Open Day held at Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus on Wednesday 10th December. This is your chance to get to meet current MPE CDT staff who will be able to advise you on available studentship opportunities and MPE CDT Programme…. Read more »

Jamboree 2014

The Jamboree 2014 held at Imperial College London on 17-18 December will showcase MPE CDT students research and its impact. Please download Programme or contact MPE CDT Administrator (administrator.mpecdt@imperial.ac.uk) for further information on the event.

MPE Wednesday – 29th October

We are pleased to announce that our next guest speaker for the MPE Wednesday is Prof Jacques Vanneste. The event will be held on 29th October 2014 at the University of Reading .  

Kick-Off Camp 2014

It our great pleasure to announce that the Mathematics of Planet Earth CDT accepted 12 students through a competitive application process into its 2014-2015 inaugural cohort. The program kicked off with a residential course held in the University of Reading on September 8th-19th. The Kick-off Camp was custom-designed to meet the needs of this unique… Read more »

MPE Wednesdays 2014

We are delighted to announce our first confirmed speaker for the 2014 MPE Wednesdays event. Prof. Hans Kaper is an applied mathematician interested in the mathematics of physical systems. His research focuses on the development of analytical and numerical methods for differential equations describing these systems. For further details on Prof Kaper career please refer… Read more »

MPE CDT on LinkedIn

Please join the new LinkedIn group for the MPE CDT

MPE CDT Launches

On 22 November, the Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts announced funding for  the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematics of Planet Earth. See the BBC coverage and the University of Reading press release.