Department of Mathematics

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Dr Omar Lakkis

Post:Reader in Mathematics (Mathematics)
Other posts:Senior Lecturer (Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Research Group)
Location:PEVENSEY 3 5C14A
Personal homepage:OL

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 876812
International:+44 1273 876812

Research expertise:
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Laurea in Matematica (MSc in Mathematics), Università di Trieste, Italy 1996
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing, University of Maryland, USA 2002
Marie Curie Fellowship Researcher, University of Crete and FORTH, Greece 2003-2004
Lecturer, University of Sussex, England UK since 2004-2011
Senior Lecturer, University of Sussex, England UK since 2011-2016
Associate Professor, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy 2016-2017
Personal webpage


Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Current administrative roles

  • Chair of Teaching and Learning Committee (interim for Mariapia Palombaro)
  • Postgraduate Exam Board member

Community and Business

I have an ongoing research collaboration with the local industry including:

  • Ambiental Technical Solutions Ltd with whom I work on developing numerical methods for flood-risk assessment.
  • Ricardo with whom my colleague Qi Tang and I have worked in the past to improve soot emission control optimisation software.