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Dr Chen Wang

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


I am a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Mathematcis at Exeter. I study waves, instabilities and mean flows in MHD systems, working with Professor Andrew Gilbert and Dr. Joanne Mason. Currently, I'm studying the effect of magnetic field on the stability of shallow water system. I mainly use analytical method to approach the problem, combined with moderate numerical simulation. 

I did my PhD in the University of British Columbia, Canada under the guidance of Professor Neil Balmforth. I studied baroclinic critical layers in stratified shear flows, in the context of strato-rotational instability and zombie vortices.