Peter H. Haynes

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Peter Howard Haynes
Scientific career
ThesisNonlinear Rossby wave critical layers in the stratosphere (1983)

Peter Howard Haynes FRS (born 23 July 1958) is a British applied mathematician in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge[1] and served as Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) from 2005 to 2015.[2]

He was educated at the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, and Queens' College, Cambridge (B.A. 1979, M.A. 1983, Ph.D. 1984).[3]


His research includes fluid dynamics and atmospheric dynamics.[4] In the academic year 2011–2012, he lectured the undergraduate course Mathematical Biology.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Queens' College Directory of Fellows". Archived from the original on 20 February 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  2. ^ "DAMTP Professor Peter Haynes".
  3. ^ "Haynes, Prof. Peter Howard, (born 23 July 1958), Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Cambridge, since 2001 (Head, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, 2005–15); Fellow, Queens' College, Cambridge, since 1986". Who's Who & Who Was Who. 1 December 2007. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  4. ^ Haynes, P. H.; McIntyre, M. E.; Shepherd, T. G.; Marks, C. J.; Shine, K. P. (1991). "On the "Downward Control" of Extratropical Diabatic Circulations by Eddy-Induced Mean Zonal Forces". Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 48 (4): 651–678. Bibcode:1991JAtS...48..651H. doi:10.1175/1520-0469(1991)048<0651:OTCOED>2.0.CO;2.