Ru Nicholson

Ph.D.

Research | Current

Modelling, PDEs, ODE's, Inverse Problems, Uncertainty Quantification, Control, Linear Algebra (including randomised), Optimisation, Optimal Experimental Design (OED), Optimisation Under Uncertainty (OUU). Markove chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods. Applications include (but are not limited to):

Geothermal modelling and calibration

Ice sheet dynamics

Non-destructive testing (NDT) and corrosion detection

Scattering and cloaking

Mathematical biology

+ various imaging modalities

 

 

 

Teaching | Current

Engineering Science 314

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Nicholson, R., Petra, N., & Kaipio, J. P. (2018). Estimation of the Robin coefficient field in a Poisson problem with uncertain conductivity field. Inverse Problems, 34 (11)10.1088/1361-6420/aad91e
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/51513
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Jari Kaipio
  • Taylor, S. W., Nicholson, R., & Baeumer, B. (2016). Calibration Transform for Discrete Spectroscopic, Mechanical and Optical Systems. In G. Wake, A. Roberts (Eds.) ANZIAM Journal: Proceedings of the Mathematics for Industry NZ Study Group 2015, 57 (March 2016). Auckland. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/29496
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Stephen Taylor
  • Nicholson, R. V. (2016). Approaches to Multiscale Inverse Problems The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30356

Contact details

Primary office location

AUCKLAND BIOENGINEERING HOUSE - Bldg 439
Level 2, Room 229
70 SYMONDS ST
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand