Professor Ineke de Moortel FRSE

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Ineke De Moortel is a Professor of applied mathematics (Solar Physics) in the School of Mathematics and Statistics and AVP Dean of Science at the University of St Andrews.

Her research focuses on the dynamical processes occurring in the Sun’s atmosphere, in particular coronal heating and coronal seismology and she investigates the behaviour and interaction of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) waves and oscillations in 3D geometries, using observations, numerical simulations and analytical modelling.

Ineke was elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) in 2015, and previously co-chaired its affiliate society, the RSE Young Academy of Scotland from 2012 to 2014. She was President of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society from 2017 to 2019.

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