Dr Andrew Burbanks
Department of Mathematics, University of Portsmouth, Lion Gate Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth PO1 3HF
Dr Andrew Burbanks is a Principal Lecturer in Mathematics and an Associate Member of the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth in the UK. His main research interests are in nonlinear dynamics and the visualisation of mathematical structures.
Dr Burbanks completed his PhD at the University of Loughborough, after which he went on to work at Hewlett-Packard's research laboratories in Bristol before taking up Postdoctoral research positions in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics at the University of Cambridge and later in the School of Mathematics at the University of Bristol.
Dr Burbanks has been involved in several successful projects on the interface between science and public understanding, including the Mathematics Posters on the London Underground project in 2000, with the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge, and the Dynamics of Spin exhibit at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London in 2007 and at Techfest (Asia's largest Science and Technology festival) held in Mumbai in 2008. He is also co-founder and chair of the Portsmouth Cafe Scientifique.
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