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The parallel worlds of number theory
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 201308)Florian Breuer was born in 1977 in Vienna, Austria, to German parents and moved to Stellenbosch at the age of 4, where he grew up and completed his undergraduate studies at Stellenbosch University in 1998. He then moved ...

Porescale modelling for fluid transport in 2D porous media
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 200612)In the present study, a model to predict the hydrodynamic permeability of viscous flow through an array of solid phase rectangles of any aspect ratio is derived. This also involves different channel widths in the streamwise ...

Trying to find the golden thread in my research from 1987 to 2011
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 201110)This booklet will highlight some of the mathematics I did after (and during) my PhD that was awarded in 1987. The chosen topics nevertheless constitute a sizeable "transversal" (to use mathematical parlance) of the fields ...

Trying to find the golden thread in my research from 1987 to 2011
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 201110)Marcel Maria Wolfgang Wild was born on 17 July 1958 in Bern (Switzerland). After matriculating from the Gymnasium Rämibühl in Zürich in 1977 he studied Mathematics, Computer Science and (to a lesser degree) Philosophy ...

Unlocking patterns of nature  the marriage of mathematics and ecology
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 201503)Professor Cang Hui was born in the ancient capital of China, Xi’an, where the Terracotta Warriors were unearthed. In 1994, he went to Xi’an Jiaotong University, a C9 League, and obtained his BSc in applied mathematics ...

Wiskunde van binne en van buite
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001)Inaugural address delivered by Dirk Laurie during 2001.