Dr Mike Warby
Lecturer (Education) in Mathematics
Michael Warby is a lecturer in Mathematical Sciences and he is a member of BICOM (Brunel institute of Computational Mathematics). He completed an undergraduate degree in Mathematics at the University of Kent in 1980 and he then moved to Brunel University London to do a MSc in Numerical Analysis which was completed in 1981. He then stayed at Brunel to do a PhD with the title \"Bergman kernel methods and the numerical conformal mapping of simply and doubly connected domains\" which was completed in 1984. In 1984 he then joined BICOM as a Post Doc and during the 1980s and 1990s he worked on several projects all of which have involved using the finite element method and several projects have been partly funded by companies who use the thermoforming process. Work in this area continued when he became a lecturer when he was a principal investigator of the EPSRC funded project ``Computational Modelling of Thermoforming and In-Mould-Decoration Processes\'\' during 1999--2002 which involved the company Autotype.
With a reasonably broad mathematical and computational background and with many years of experience with programming he has taught a wide range of modules.
Newest selected publications
Shaw, S., Warby, MK. and Whiteman, JR. (2010) 'Discretization error and modelling error in the context of the rapid inflation of hyperelastic membranes'. IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, 30 (1). pp. 302 - 333. ISSN: 0272-4979 Open Access Link
Jiang, W-G., Warby, MK. and Henshall, JL. (2008) 'Statically indeterminate contacts in axially loaded wire strand'. European Journal of Mechanics - A: Solids, 27 (1). pp. 69 - 78. ISSN: 0997-7538
Szegda, D., Song, J., Warby, MK. and Whiteman, JR. (2007) 'Computational modelling of a thermoforming process for thermoplastic starch'.AIP Conference Proceedings: Materials Processing and Design; Modelling, Simulation and Applications. Univ Porto, Fac Engn, Oporto, PORTUGAL. AIP. pp. 35 - 48. ISSN: 0094-243X
Karamanou, M., Warby, MK. and Whiteman, JR. (2006) 'Computational modelling of thermoforming processes in the case of finite viscoelastic materials'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 195 (37-40). pp. 5220 - 5238. ISSN: 0045-7825
Karamanou, M., Shaw, S., Warby, MK. and Whiteman, JR. (2005) 'Models, algorithms and error estimation for computational viscoelasticity'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 194 (2-5). pp. 245 - 265. ISSN: 0045-7825