Mathematical Sciences

Department staff

Dr Ricardo Barros

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Lecturer in Applied Mathematics


2017-Present: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Loughborough University, UK

2014-2017: Research Fellow, University of Limerick, Ireland

2011-2014: Research Fellow, Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Brazil

2009-2011: Postdoctoral Fellow, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), Spain

2007-2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), USA

2007-2007: Instructor, Instituto Politecnico de Leiria, Portugal



 2007: PhD in Applied Mathematics, Universite Aix-Marseille III (France)

2003: M.S. in Functional Analysis and Differential Equations, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)

2001: B.S. in Pure Mathematics, Universidade do Porto (Portugal) 


  • Nonlinear waves
  • internal waves in stratified flows
  • hydrodynamic stability
  • systems of conservation laws
  • thin-film flows
  • Hamiltonian systems