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Peter Wyper, PhD University of Sheffield

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Assistant Professor, Magnetohydrodynamics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43108
Room number: CM122

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Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

  • Applied & Computational Mathematics
  • Applied & Computational Mathematics: Magnetohydrodynamics

Research Interests

  • Numerical simulations of solar eruptions.
  • 3D reconnection and topology change.

Selected Publications

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Selected Grants

  • 2016: Explaining the Onset of Explosive Magnetic Reconnection in the Solar Corona and its Links to the Generation of Solar Energetic Particles (£155588.00 from Royal Astronomical Society)