Penny J. Davies
Penelope Jane Davies OBE is a Scottish mathematician who in 2009 became the second female president of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society, after Elizabeth McHarg. Her research involves numerical simulation of the partial differential equations describing wave scattering. She is a senior lecturer in mathematics and statistics at the University of Strathclyde.
Davies earned her Ph.D. in 1987 from Heriot-Watt University; her dissertation was Stability problems in nonlinear elasticity. She was on the staff of the University of Dundee before moving to the University of Strathclyde.
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