Dr Karen Meyer

Lecturer

School School of Design and Informatics

Department Division of Games Technology and Mathematics

Contact info

+44 (0)1382 30 8531

Biography

Research Interests

I am an Applied Mathematician working in the field of Solar Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics. My interests include the observation and simulation of solar photospheric and coronal magnetic fields.

Education and Employment

2014 - present: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Abertay University
2012 - 2014: Leverhulme Postdoctoral Researcher in Solar Physics, University of St Andrews

2008 - 2012: PhD in Solar Physics, University of St Andrews
2004 - 2008: BSc in Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

Lecturer in Applied Mathematics for Computer Games Technology BSc Programme

I am an Applied Mathematician working in the field of Solar Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics. My interests include the observation and simulation of solar photospheric and coronal magnetic fields.

2017

GPU driven finite difference WENO scheme for real time solution of the shallow water equations

Parna, P., Meyer, K. & Falconer, R. (2017) GPU driven finite difference WENO scheme for real time solution of the shallow water equations. . . p. 107-120. .
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Project sanitarium

Donald, I., Meyer, K. A., Brengman, J., Gillespie, S. H. & Bowness, R. (2017) Project sanitarium. . . p. 599-617. .
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Non-linear force-free field modelling of solar coronal jets in theoretical configurations

Meyer, K., Savcheva, A., Mackay, D. H. & DeLuca, E. (2017) Non-linear force-free field modelling of solar coronal jets in theoretical configurations. . . .
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2015

Project Sanitarium

Donald, I., Meyer, K. A., Brengman, J., Gillespie, S. & Bowness, R. (2015) Project Sanitarium. In: VS-GAMES 2015: 7th International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications. . p. 52-59. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE .
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Modelling the sun's small scale global photospheric magnetic field

Meyer, K. A. & Mackay, D. H. (2015) Modelling the sun's small scale global photospheric magnetic field. . . .
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Solar coronal jets

Raouafi, N., Patsourakos, S., Pariat, E., Young, P., Sterling, A., Savcheva, A., Shimojo, M., Moreno-Insertis, F., DeVore, C., Archontis, V., Torok, T., Mason, H., Curdt, W., Meyer, K. A., Dalmasse, K. & Matsui, Y. (2015) Solar coronal jets. . . p. 1-53. .
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2013

Simulating the formation of a sigmoidal flux rope in AR10977 from SOHO/MDI magnetograms

Gibb, G. P. S., Mackay, D. H., Green, L. M. & Meyer, K. A. (2013) Simulating the formation of a sigmoidal flux rope in AR10977 from SOHO/MDI magnetograms. . . .
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Solar magnetic carpet III

Meyer, K. A., Mackay, D. H., van Ballegooijen, A. A. & Parnell, C. E. (2013) Solar magnetic carpet III. . . p. 357-384. .
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The storage and dissipation of magnetic energy in the quiet sun corona determined from SDO/HMI magnetograms

Meyer, K. A., Sabol, J., Mackay, D. H. & van Ballegooijen, A. A. (2013) The storage and dissipation of magnetic energy in the quiet sun corona determined from SDO/HMI magnetograms. . . .
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2011

Solar magnetic carpet I: simulation of synthetic magnetograms

Meyer, K. A., Mackay, D. H., van Ballegooijen, A. A. & Parnell, C. E. (2011) Solar magnetic carpet I: simulation of synthetic magnetograms. . . p. 29-58. .
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Solar magnetic carpet II: coronal interactions of small-scale magnetic fields

Meyer, K. A., Mackay, D. H. & van Ballegooijen, A. A. (2011) Solar magnetic carpet II: coronal interactions of small-scale magnetic fields. . . p. 149–175. .
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Funding

Feb 2017 Carnegie Research Incentive Grant: “Simulating the effect of small-scale processes on the evolution and decay of solar active regions” (£6143)

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Professor Ruth Falconer

Professor Ruth Falconer

Division of Games Technology and Mathematics | Head of Division

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Dr Kean Lee Kang

Dr Kean Lee Kang

Division of Games Technology and Mathematics | Lecturer

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