Upper Kentmere Valley, photographed January, 2011, Peter Bettess
Head of Kentmere left to right Rainsborrow Crag, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street and Mardale Ill Bell
Pete Bettess - Professional Interests
Pete Bettess Professional

Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering
University of Durham
School of Engineering

I retired from the University of Durham, where I had been Professor of Civil Engineering, at the end of September, 2004.

My past work at Durham University

EPSRC: Senior Research Fello wship

I was lucky enough to hold an EPSRC Senior Research Fellowship for the period 1st. October, 2000 to 30th. September, 2004. The topic was:

Development of Special Finite and Infinite Elements for Diffraction of Very Short Waves

I was very fortunate to have the excellent research collaborators:

Dr.(now Professor) Jon Trevelyan , currently School of Engineering, University of Durham, U.K.

Dr. (now Professor) Omar Laghrouche , currently School of the Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, U.K.

Dr. Emmanuel Perrey-Debain , currently University of Compiegne, France

Dr. Rie Sugimoto , currently University of Southampton, U.K.

My final report is available here:

I gave a presentation at the IMA Third International Conference on:

Boundary Integral Methods: Theory and Applications

at the University of Reading, 14 - 18 September, 2004.





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