Dr Gail Duursma

Senior Lecturer



+44(0)131 6504868


2.2007 James Clerk Maxwell Building

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Chemical Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Multiscale Thermofluids

Academic Qualifications: 

  • MSc (Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis) University of Oxford
  • BSc(Eng)(Hons) (Chemical Engineering) University of Cape Town
  • D.Phil, University of Oxford

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • CEng MIChemE

Research Interests: 

Mathematical modelling

PDE-based mathematical modelling of chemical engineering applications in particular in relation to heat, mass and momentum transfer and fluidisation.


Mathematical modelling of obstacle-induced voids and particle drift. PIV studies of freeboard gas flows.