Professor Ian Turner

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Faculty of Science,
School of Mathematical Sciences


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Faculty of Science,
School of Mathematical Sciences


computational electromagnetics, computational mathematics, computational modelling of porous media, drying process-modelling, linear algebra, numerical analysis, sality modelling, scientific computation, supercomputing


Numerical and Computational Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Queensland)
  • MAppSc (Queensland Inst. of Technology)
  • BAppSc (Queensland Inst. of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Member of the Australian Mathematical Society
  • Previous chair of the national executive of the Computational Mathematics Group which oversees the enhancement of computational mathematics within Australia


Over his career, Ian has acted as principal supervisor for 11 PhD students, 2 Masters by research students and has acted as associate supervisor for more than 20 students.

Professor Turner’s undergraduate units regularly top the list in the School’s formal survey responses from students.

Teaching areas

  • computational mathematics
  • linear algebra.

Areas of expertise

  • numerical solution of partial differential equations
  • numerical linear algebra
  • computational modelling in porous media
  • finite volume methods
  • krylov subspace methods.



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