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Frank Smith

Department of Mathematics

Goldsmid Professor of Mathematics

Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences (MAPS)

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Personal Details

Professor Frank T Smith
 
Present Position


Goldsmid Chair of Applied Mathematics

Mathematics Department

University College London

Work Contact Details
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
Work Telephone
020 7679 2837
Email f.smith [at] ucl.ac.uk

Education/Qualifications

BA Mathematics, First Class, 1969, University of Oxford.
PhD in Engineering Mathematics, 1972, University of Oxford (with one-year secondment at UCL).

Honours

Date Prize, Award or Honour
Awarding/electing body
1984 Fellow of the Royal Society
The Royal Society
1984 Inaugural K Stewartson Mem Lecture
UCL
1990 Inaugural R T Davis Memorial Prize
Univ of Cincinnatie, USA
2003 Inaugural Lecture
Lighthill Institute
2004 Fellow of the IMA
Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

Professional History

1972-1973 Research Fellow, Aerodynamics Unit
University of Southampton
1973-1978 Lecturer in Mathematics
Imperial College London
1977 Consultant Academic
MOD Farnborough
1978-1979 Visiting Scientist
University of W Ontario, Canada
1978-1983 Reader in Mathematics
Imperial College, London
1983-1984 Professor in Mathematics
Imperial College, London
1984-now Goldsmid Chair, Mathematics Department
UCL
1989-1990 Visiting Distinguished Professor
Ohio State University, USA
1991 Vacation Consultant Invitation
MOD Farnborough
1999 Visiting Academic
Isaac Newton Institute

Publications

Awards

In recent years

January 2008, July 2009 and June 2010
Home Office meetings/workshops
June 2010
Edinburgh workshop
December 2009
International meeting on Incontinence research
September 2009
EPSRC meeting on Taught Course Centre issues for Heads of TCCs
July 2008
European Consortium for Mathematics and Industry (ECMI) conference, organiser
2010-2011
Research Assistant Industrial Secondment (RAIS) award won, with 12 months funding, joint with AeroTex UK
April 2009
External assessor for promotions, University of Limerick
2008-2011
Sponsored research with/from Unilever
2008-2011
Sponsored research with/from UK Sport
  CASE award from
2008
Internship for PhD student at Unilever
March 2010
MOD research meeting
March 2010
Fuji TV meeting on mathematics
 2010-2013  External assessor for Oxford, Cardiff, Birmingham

Academic Supervision

Management and Administrative Positions

 UCL based and Departmental
2005-now
Joint leader of UCL MSc Mathematical Modelling
1984-2010 Head of UCL Applied Mathematics
1984-1986 Joint/Deputy Head of Department of UCL Mathematics
1984-2010 Graduate Tutor in UCL Mathematics
1986-now Head for journal Mathematika
2005-now Chairman, MSc Mathematical Modelling Examination Board
   
 National/International
  Numerous international research visits, especially to the USA
2006-2011
Director of Lighthill Institute for Mathematical Sciences (LIMS)
2006-now
Director of London Taught Course Centre for PhD students
1988-1991; 1993-1995; 2008; 2010-2012
On EPSRC peer-review committees and panels
1991-2000
Leader of the London Transition Meetings
2000
External advisor, University of West Indies
1990-1993
External Examiner, University of Manchester
1998-now
External Examiner for PhD theses, in UK and India
2000-now
Scientific Committee of the Smith Institute/KTN in Industrial Mathematics
1986-1998
Royal Society publications strategy panel, reviving long-running journals to create current successful format
 Journal editorships
1986-now Chief editor of Mathematika
1988-1998 Lead editor of European Journal of Mechanics
1986-1988
Chief editor of Proceedings of the Royal Society A
1988-1998
Chief editor of Transactions of the Royal Society A
2006-now
Editor of Mathematics in Industry Studies
1985-now
Lead editor of Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Organiser or organising committee member for conferences [most recently]
1999 International Congress of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM)
1986-2007 International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM)
  International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM), run once every four years
1998-2013
annual British Applied Mathematics Colloquium (BAMC) including mini-symposia and chairing sessions
2006-2011
Lighthill Institute
1988-2006
European Fluid Mechanics Colloquia (EFMC)
2003; 2008; 2012
national body London Mathematical Society (LMS)
1992-2005
Euromech
June-July 2008
UCL representative, Organising Committee, European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI) Conference, 300 delegates
June 2012
Running LMS graduate series
March 2012
Set up BAMC mini-symposium on Social Dynamics

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