Dr Fiona Tomkinson
Dr Tomkinson is a versatile researcher and lecturer. For media contributions and research interests, see the in the media and research sections, respectively. For Module Leader lecturing responsibilities, see the teaching section.
In the media
Dr Tomkinson's research features in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Journal of Mathematical Physics, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering and the Journal of Theoretical Biology. Some of these research publications concentrate on developing new mathematical theory while others apply techniques from Hamiltonian Chaos, Stochastic Calculus and Numerical Integration. Professional Activities and Visibility include Publication Referee for the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids and ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering as well as giving Invited Talks, Contributed Talks and Posters in the UK, Europe and the USA.
As a Module Leader, Dr Tomkinson's responsibilities have included running, lecturing and examining the following university modules: Year 4 (Masters) - Theory of Water Waves; Year 3 - Advanced Statistical Methods; Mathematical Economics; Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations; Statistical Methods with Financial Applications; Year 2 - Numerical and Computational Methods; Operations Research and Optimization; Year 1 - Mathematics; Probability and Statistics. Other roles of responsibility include Exam Paper Checking and Auditing Duties for the following: Year 3 - Bayesian Statistics; Experimental Design; Year 2 - Linear Models; Mathematical Statistics; Stochastic Processes.
Dr Tomkinson has 21 Publications (13 Peer Reviewed Journal Papers; 1 Conference Abstract; 2 In-house Reports; 1 Doctoral Thesis; 1 Masters Dissertation; 3 Media Articles). In addition, Dr Tomkinson has written many In-house Learning Materials for 9 distinct undergraduate modules. Of all the publications and materials, the Media Articles are accessible to everyone and so their web links have been included below.