Stephen Shaw

Senior Associate Professor

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1990 …2024

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I graduated from the University of Manchester, U.K. with a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics and a Ph.D. in Mathematics. I have worked under research contracts at the University of Birmingham, Loughborough University and Imperial College London all in the U.K. I have also worked as a Lecturer at Cranfield University, U.K.My research interests lie in the field of Applied Mathematics with particular emphasis on the two phase flow of fluids, particularly in the context on the nonlinear dynamics of gas bubbles in a liquid.

Research interests

Nonlinear gas bubble dynamics


Shock wave propagation

Fluid Dynamics

Asymptotic Analysis

Numerical solution of PDEs in fluid mechanics


University Lecturer (Associate Professor/ Senior Associate Professor) at Xian Jiaotong- Liverpool University - 2009 to Present

Research Associate at Imperial College London - August 2006 - August 2008

University Lecturer at Cranfield University, U.K. - February 1999 - July 2006

Research Associate at Loughborough University - January 1996 - October 1998

Research Associate at Loughborough University - January 1994 - December 1995

Research Fellow at University of Birmingham, U.K. - January 1992 - December 1993


MTH207: Vector Fields: Theory and Applications

MTH209: Classical Mechanics

MTH301: Final Year Project

MTH105: Mathematical Reasoning, Logic and Problem Solving (XJTLU)

MTH106: Methods of Applied Mathematics (XJTLU)

Introduction to Numerical Methods (MSc: Cranfield University, U.K.)

Computational Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations (M.Sc.: Cranfield University, U.K.)

Computational Methods for Partial Differential Equations (M.Sc.: Cranfield University, U.K.)

Mathematical Modelling (M.Sc.: Cranfield University, U.K.)

Optimisation (M.Sc.: Cranfield University, U.K.)

High Performance and Parallel Computing (M.Sc.: Cranfield University, U.K.)

Scientific Programming with Fortran 95 (Cranfield University, U.K.)

Statistical Analysis and Trails (M.Sc.: Cranfield University, U.K.)

Mathematics II (for Electrical Engineers) (Cranfield University, U.K.)

Mathematics for Engineers I (for Aeronautical, Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers: Tutor) (Cranfield University, U.K.)

Mathematics for Engineers II (for Aeronautical, Civil and Mechanical Engineers: Tutor) (Cranfield University, U.K.)

Discrete Mathematics (Tutor) (Cranfield University, U.K.)

Awards and honours

Inspiring XJTLU - People of the Year 2011-2012 (voted for by XJTLU students)

Suzhou Industrial Park Outstanding Educational Worker - 2011-2012

Education/Academic qualification

B.Sc. - University of Manchester, UK

PhD - University of Manchester, UK

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