Dr Brian Reville


Dr Reville’s research interests are in the areas of plasma physics, in both laboratory and astrophysical environments 
His main research interests are in the field of laboratory astrophysics, and what controlled experiments can tell us about sources of non-thermal radiation in astrophysical systems. His research focuses on numerical modelling and theoretical interpretaion of experimental results.

He has authored/co-authored more than 40 publications in the refereed literature, including a number of invited reviews of the field

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Open to PhD applications in the field of 

  • Shocks, turbulence, magnetic reconnection and particle transport
  • Plasma instabilities, particle acceleration
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Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

School of Mathematics and Pyhsics 

Research students

PhD title: Numerical Studies of Weakly collisional Shocks

Name: Pierce McGinn
Years of Study: 2013 - 2018
Country: Northern Ireland

PhD title: PIC simulations of relativistic shocks

Name: Sinead Mannion
Years of Study: 2014 - 2018
Country: Ireland


PhD title: Energetic particle transport in magnetised plasmas 

Name: Robyn Scott
Years of Study: 2015 - 2019
Country: Northern Ireland

Alumni: where are they now?

 Nick Millington

PhD title: Simulations of relativistic and ultra-relativistic plasma interactions

Years of Study: 2013 - 2018
Country: UK
Current position: Consultant - Data Analyst, Deloitte


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