Mathematical Sciences

Department staff

Dr Karima Khusnutdinova

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Reader in Applied Mathematics

  • Degrees:

Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Russia:
- 1995 PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences
- 1991 MSc (Hons) in Mechanics (Applied Mathematics)

  • Employment:

- 2001 - present Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, UK: Research Associate, Lecturer, Senior lecturer, Reader
- 1996 - 1997 Arbeitsgruppe "Nichtklassische Strahlung'', Max Plank Society and Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany: DAAD Research Fellow
- 1992 - 2001 Department of Mathematics, Bashkir State University, Ufa, Russia: Assistant Lecturer

  • Waves in inhomogeneous media and complex systems with an emphasis on nonlinear waves, nonlinear wave interactions, scattering and instabilities.
  • Analytical techniques for nonlinear PDEs combined with numerical simulations and symbolic computations.
  • Fluid and solid mechanics. Mechanics of multiphase media.
  • Physical and geophysical applications.
  • Acted as a reviewer for a large number of applied mathematics journals
  • Visited a number of universities in UK and internationally, presented invited talks in conferences and seminars
  • Acted as external examiner for PhD students in UK, Australia and France
  • Acted as an organiser of international conferences
  • Teaching:


MAB170 Probability Theory
MAB250 ODEs and Calculus of Variations
MAD202 Nonlinear Waves (with Dr. G. El)


MAGIC021 Nonlinear Waves (with Prof. R.H.J. Grimshaw and Dr. G. El)

  • Current administrative responsibilities:

Part B Year Tutor: Placements and Progression