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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Career

  • 2017-date: Research Fellow, Trinity College & DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2016-2018: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
  • 10/2013-07/2016: Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 10/2012-06/2013: M.Math. (Part III Maths), University of Cambridge, UK
  • 10/2009-06/2012: B.A. Mathematics, University of Cambridge, UK

Publications

Surface deformations in dynamic thermocapillary convection under partial slip.
KN Kowal, SH Davis, PW Voorhees
– Phys Rev E
(2019)
100,
022802
Stability of lubricated viscous gravity currents. Part 1. Internal and frontal analyses and stabilisation by horizontal shear
KN Kowal, MG Worster
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2019)
871,
970
Stability of lubricated viscous gravity currents. Part 2. Global analysis and stabilisation by buoyancy forces
KN Kowal, MG Worster
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2019)
871,
1007
Strong shear-flow modulation of instabilities in rapid directional solidification
KN Kowal, SH Davis
– Acta Materialia
(2019)
164,
464
Thermocapillary instabilities in a horizontal liquid layer under partial basal slip
KN Kowal, SH Davis, PW Voorhees
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2018)
855,
839
Instabilities in rapid directional solidification under weak flow
KN Kowal, SH Davis, PW Voorhees
– Physical review. E
(2017)
96,
062802
Strongly nonlinear theory of rapid solidification near absolute stability
KN Kowal, AL Altieri, SH Davis
– Physical review. E
(2017)
96,
042801
Dynamics of laterally confined marine ice sheets
KN Kowal, SS Pegler, MG Worster
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2016)
790,
r2
Lubricated viscous gravity currents
KN Kowal, MG Worster
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2015)
766,
626
Lateral controls on grounding-line dynamics
SS Pegler, KN Kowal, LQ Hasenclever, M Grae Worster
– Journal of Fluid Mechanics
(2013)
722,
r1

Research Group

Fluid Mechanics

Room

H1.10

Telephone

01223 764071