School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Staff Profile

Dr Irina Makarenko

Visiting Researcher

Research

Qualifications

PhD in 2005

Research Interests

Topological Data Analysis, Image Processing (astrophysical and medical images), Interstellar Medium, Analysis of Material, Graph Theory, Mathematical Morphology

Funding

2011–14: Co-Investigator, Leverhulme Trust Grant RPG-097, “Quantitative morphology of interstellar gas in the Milky Way”, £133,902

10/2018–3/2019: Co-Investigator, 6-month STFC Research Grant ST/S002383/1, "Morphological and topological image analysis for clinical diagnostics and monitoring of cornea damage", £83,779

03/2015–03/2019: Co-Investigator, Leverhulme Research Project Grant RPG-2014-427, “Observatios and models of turbulent flows: a topological approach”, £200,457



Teaching

Teaching Experience

MAS8114 "Topics in Modern Applied Mathematics. Wavelets". Newcastle University, 2014-2015, Semester 1

Co-supervised Em Rickinson on the summer project "Quantitative morphology of interstellar gas in the Milky Way", 2014

Co-supervised Mathew Rickinson and Sam Warren on the 6 weeks summer project "Quantitative morphology of interstellar gas in the Milky Way", 2013

Co-supervised Gemma Greenup on the math project "Supernova remnants as tracers of interstellar magnetic fields", spring 2013

Assisted Prof. Anvar Shukurov on modulus MAS2106 "Chaos", 2012



Publications