Ollie Foss

Project: Composite beaches and dynamic revetments – coastal protection inspired by nature

Supervisors: Dr Chris Blenkinsopp and Dr Jun Zang

Background
Ollie is a recent Mathematics graduate; undertaking both his MSc and BSc degrees at Swansea University. His undergraduate dissertation was entitled ‘Tidal Forces and the Earth-Moon System’.

He will now undertake his WISE PhD project at the University of Bath with interests in the numerical modelling of physical systems, in particular the effects of climate change on river networks.

Ollie is also a keen rower having previously represented Swansea University and competed in the Welsh Indoors Rowing Championship.

Work Experience
During his Master’s degree, Ollie worked as a Student Ambassador representing Swansea University at open days as well as other roles within the Mathematics department.

Research Interests

  • Numerical modelling of physical systems
  • Climate change
  • River flooding and erosion