British Applied Mathematics Colloquium


5th – 8th April 2016, Oxford

Administration & Practicalities

All academic sessions of the 2016 BAMC took place at the Mathematical Institute's Andrew Wiles Building. 
  • Details of the programme, accommodation and events planned as part of the BAMC can be found in the conference booklet
  • Abstracts of all conference talks can be found in the (hyperlinked) book of abstracts.
  • A list of changes to the printed versions of the booklets is available here. (This list will be updated daily during the conference with updates posted here and on the conference whiteboard.)
Registration, Payments & Abstracts

Registration for the BAMC 2016 has now closed. For further information please contact
  • Registration, payment, accommodation booking and abstract submission were all handled through the University of Oxford's webshop.
  • Contributed talks were allotted 20 minutes (17 mins + 2 for questions + 1 for handover) in the programme

Scientific Programme

There were eight plenary talks (including the public lecture):

 Danielle Bassett   The Network Architecture Driving Human Thought

 Martin Bazant       Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Li-Ion Batteries (Lighthill Lecture)

 Andrea Bertozzi    The Mathematics of Crime (Public Lecture)

 Steven Cowley      Fusion Energy And The Mathematics of Stability

 David Donoho       Modelling High-Dimensional data in light of the spiked covariance mode

 Anette Hosoi        Marine Mammals and Fluid Rectifiers: The Hydrodynamics of Hairy Surfaces

 D. Ian Jones         Gravitational Waves a New Window to the Universe

 Detlef Lohse        Surface Nanobubbles and Nanodroplets: The Big Picture (Stewartson Memorial Lecture)

In addition to the plenary talks, there were 16 mini-symposia spanning a variety of mathematical themes. 

Abstracts for contributed talks and posters were submitted during registration. 

Prizes for the best talks and the best posters presented by students were sponsored by SIAM. They were awarded to:

Poster Prize

Roxana Feier (University of Oxford)Community detection in product–purchase networks

Talk Prizes

Doireann O'Kiely (University of Oxford): Stretching and buckling of thin viscous sheets

Will Rowley (University of Manchester): Design of an acoustic beam shifter