Dr Francisco de Melo Virissimo

Contact details

Group: 
Marine Systems Modelling
Email: 
f.de.melo.virissimo at noc.ac.uk
Location: 
Southampton
Telephone: 
+44 (0)23 8059 6380

Profile

Biography

Education: B.Sc. in Pure Mathematics (University of Sao Paulo), M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics (University of Sao Paulo), Ph.D. in Mathematics (University of Bath).

Research interests: 

  • Marine biogeochemistry: dynamics and modelling, role of biogeochemical processes in the global climate system, biological carbon pump, viruses.
  • Modelling of marine systems: mathematical modelling of both regional and global processes, numerical techniques.
  • Geophysical fluid mechanics: theoretical, mathematical and numerical aspects of waves in geophysical (ocean and atmosphere) flows.
  • Applied dynamical systems: qualitative and numerical aspects.