Dr Patricia Lewis

Senior Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Academic qualifications

PhD in Applied Mathematics 'Diffraction of Elastic Waves by Finite Rough Surfaces'

BSc(Hons) Mathematics

Research interests

  • Diffraction of Elastic Waves
  • Weiner-Hopf Techniques
  • Factorisation of a certain Wiener-Hopf matrix arising in diffraction theory by P.A.Lewis, Diffraction and Scattering in Fluid Mechanics and Elasticity (Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium held in Manchester, UK, July 2000) edited by I.D.Abrahams, P.A.Martin, M.J.Simon, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.
  • A Numerical Scheme for Determining Diffraction Coefficients in Anisotropic Materials by P.A.Lewis, Integral Methods in Science and Engineering, edited by P.Schiavone, C.Constanda, A.Mioduchowski, Birkhauser, 2002.
  • The Diffraction of Elastic Waves by an Imperfect Fusion Bond by P.A.Lewis, E.J.Walker & G.R.Wickham, IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 64, 189-211, 2000



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