Dr Benedict Rogers (MEng (Hons), DPhil (Oxon)) - personal details
Tel: 0161 306-2615
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
The University of Manchester
Ben read Engineering Science with first class honours at the University of Oxford and then stayed on for a D.Phil. under the supervision of Professors Alistair Borthwick and Paul Taylor. In 2002, he moved to the US to work with Professor Robert A. Dalrymple on coastal engineering research and Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH). He then spent a year at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland working with Prof. Marc Parlange on LES flows over hills. In 2005, he moved back to the UK to continue working on SPH with Professors Peter Stansby and Dominique Laurence at the University of Manchester where he was an RCUK Research Fellow (2007-2012), a Senior Lecturer (2012-2014) and Reader.
He is a founding member of the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics European Research Interest Community (SPHERIC), the international organisation representing the development and use of SPH. He is a member of the Steering Committee and runs the website (http://wiki.manchester.ac.uk/spheric). Ben is also a core developer of the open-source SPHysics code (http://www.sphysics.org) and is the leader of the SPH Specialist Group in Manchester.