Elizabeth McGeorge

Studying towards a PhD in Mathematics
Location: Jack Erskine
Liz McGeorge

Supervisors:

Primary Supervisor: Miguel Moyers Gonzalez

Research Interests

  • computational fluid dynamics
  • inverse modelling
  • optimal control
  • geophysical fluid flows

Working thesis title

Optimal Control for Recovering Geophysical Fluid Rheology

Personal Interests

Outdoors pursuits (skiing, tramping/hiking, trail running, rogaining), dance, sketching and water color painting.

Academic History

Bachelors of Science (Honours 1st Class) in Mathemtics (2015-2018)

Publications

McGeorge, E.K., Sellier, M., Moyers-Gonzalez, M. et al. Bedrock reconstruction from free surface data for unidirectional glacier flow with basal slip. Acta Mech 232, 305–322 (2021) DOI:10.1007/s00707-020-02845-x

Selected Conference Proceedings

1. Fluids in New Zealand, Jan 2020 and Jan 2021

  • (2021) Recovery of bedrock topography in ice flows: an exploration using optimisation methods.
  • (2020) Recovery of bedrock in unidirectional ice flow with slipping.

2. Southern Exposure: Antarctic Research at the University of Canterbury, Jan 2020

  • Recovery of bedrock in unidirectional ice flow with slipping.

3. Materials @ UC: The Story Behind the Research, Nov 2019

  • Recovery of bedrock in unidirectional ice flow with slipping.

4. New Zealand Mathematics and Statistics Postgraduate Conference, Nov 2019

  • Recovery of bedrock in unidirectional ice flow with slipping.