Professor Chris Howls is Professor of Mathematics within Mathematical Sciences and Director of the University Doctoral College at the University of Southampton.
- Asymptotic Analysis
- Semiclassical Analysis
- Applied Mathematics
Chris has completed a number of projects using asymptotics analysis and modelling.
Current PhD Students
Chris has taught on a number of modules, including:
MATH1060 Multivariable Calculus
MATH1052 Differential Equations
External roles and responsibilities
2021: Organiser 'Applicable Resurgent Asymptotics' research programme- Isaac Newton Institute
2018: External reviews panel member Cambridge Tripos and Imperial PGR programmes
2017: PI of £8m ESPRC Doctoral Training Partnership
2017: Organiser Resurgence, Mathematical Physics and String Theory, KITP, Santa Barbara
2016: Appointed as Head of Applied Mathematics
2016: Appointed as external examiner for MMath, University of Oxford
2011: Acting director of ESRC centre for Doctoral Training
2010: Appointed as Director of Faculty Graduate School, containing 600+ doctoral research students, spanning six schools
2008: Appointed as external examiner in applied mathematics for BSc and MSc, Imperial College London, UK
2008: Elected to editorial board of Proceedings of the Royal Society A.
2008: Appointed to position of Special Lecturer (Visiting Professor), University of Nottingham, UK
2006: Chair of the national standing committee of the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium.
2005: Visiting professor, University of Angers, France.
2005: Visiting Scholar, CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2003-2014: Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of Southampton, UK.
1999-2003: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of Southampton, UK
1996-1999: Visiting Scholar: Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK
1996-1999: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Brunel University, UK
1996: Visiting Scholar, Laboratoire J-A Dieudonné, University of Nice
1996, 1998, 2004: Visiting Scholar, Research institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Kyoto, Japan
1996: Visiting Scholar, IPST, University of Maryland, USA
1995: Research programme organiser, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge
1994-1996: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, University of Manchester, UK
1992-1994: SERC Postdoctural Fellowship held at University of Bristol, UK
1991: PhD, Department of Physics, University of Bristol, UK
1988: BSc Joint Honours Mathematics and Physics, University of Bristol, UK