Prof Robert von Fay-Siebenburgen


Position: Professor
Home page: http://www.robertus.staff.shef.ac.uk/
Email:
Telephone: (0114) 2223832
Office: H16 Hicks building
Photo of Robert von Fay-Siebenburgen

Teaching:

MAS315 Waves Information Home page
MAS6450 Waves and Magnetohydrodynamics Information  


Research:


Interests: Solar, space and plasma physics, MHD waves, linear and non-linear waves
Research group: Solar Physics and Space Plasma Research Centre
Publications: Preprint page, ArXiv, MathSciNet

Grants

Current grants, as Principal Investigator
ATST UK Consortium-PPRP bid
STFC
Consolidated Grant Support for SP2RC
STFC
PROGRESS
EC
AURA
NSF
European Solar Telescope PRE-EST
EC
Past grants, as Principal Investigator
Royal Society exchange
RS
Consolidated Grant Support for the Solar Physics and Space Plasma Research Centre (SP2RC) STFC
Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship 2011 Leverhulme
India-UK Scientific Seminar
RS
UKMHD Consortium HPC Bid
Topical Advanced Summer School joint with UK-Ukraine Workshop on MHD Waves, Oscillations and Instabilities in Solar and Space Environment STFC
Heating and Magneto-Seismology of the Solar Atmosphere STFC
Five Summer Studentships, each to fund an UG student for a period of 6 weeks to carry out research over the summer period 2010, SURE-CILASS
PPARC Rolling Grant for Solar Physics and Upper-Atmosphere Research Group at Sheffield University
PPARC
STFC PATT Grant, 2010
STFC
Observations and MHD Theories in Solar-Terrestrial Research, RCUK-China, 2009
Travel support to carry out STFC PATT awarded observations at Sac Peak, USA. 2009.
STFC
Travel Grant. The Royal Society, 2009
Particle Physics and Astronomy International Summer School (IUSS 2009), STFC (After awarded, PIship passed on to colleagues)
STFC
Theory and Observations of the Solar-Terrestrial System, STFC Introductory Course in Solar and Solar-Terrestrial Physics (ISS 2008) STFC
Roberts Skills Development Fund, matching the Leverhulme Trust ECF for Dr Taroyan, 2006-2008.
Leverhulme Trust ECF for Dr Taroyan, 2006-2008.
Leverhulme
PPARC SPARG PG Studentships for 2006/07-07/08
PPARC
Ozzy-Land RS
Magneto-acoustic waves in the solar atmosphere: a new challenge
BC
Particle Physics and Astronomy International Summer School (IUSS 2007), PPARC, 2007
PPARC
Royal Society Conference Grant Award 2007
RS
PPARC Studentship, Solar Atmospheric Seismology, for 2004/05- 06/07
PPARC
EPSRC DTA Studentship, Inverse Scattering in MHD Waveguides for 2004/05-06/07
EPSRC
Novelties in Theory and Observations of the Sun, PPARC Advanced Course in Solar Physics (ASSSP 2006)
PPARC
WUN Staff Global Exchange award, WUN
Particle Physics and Astronomy International Summer School (IUSS 2006), PPARC, 2006 PPARC
Nuffield Foundation, Undergraduate Research Bursaries 2006 Nuffield
WUN Student Global Exchange award, WUN
PPARC Rolling Grant Bridging Support for 2002-2005 PPARC
PPARC Quota Studentships for SPARG, 2004-2005
PPARC
Investigating the relevance of micro-scale heating blocks to solar coronal heating, The Royal Society,2003-2005
Undergrad. Research Bursaries 2004
Tornado phenomena in the Solar Atmosphere, PPARC PhD Fellowship, 10/2000 - 09/2003
PPARC
Novelties in Theory and Observations of the Solar-Terrestrial System,2003
PPARC
Waves oscillations and small scale transient events in the solar atmosphere: A joint view of SOHO and TRACE, ESA, 2003
ESA
Nuffield Foundation, Undergraduate Research Bursaries 2002
Nuffield
A Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Energisation of Space Weather by Kelvin-Helmholtz Shear-Flow Instabilities, White Rose PhD Studentship
Nonlinear Dynamics Events - Applications to Coronal Heating of the Sun, British Council - Acciones Integradas Program (Ministry of Education, Spain), 04/1998 - 03/00
BC
Hold eight PhD studentships since 2000 (2×PPARC, White Rose, European, 4× SU)
Wave Dynamics and Micro-Scale Heating in the Solar Atmosphere, Nuffield Foundation, January 2000
Nuffield
Royal Society Travel Grant 1998
RS
Past grants, as Coinvestigator
Parallel Computing Resources for the UKMHD consortium
STFC
Transverse Oscillations of Coronal Loops STFC
Low Cost Printed Plastic Luminescent Solar Concentrator, CLCF Foresighting Proposal, 2010-2011
The Sheffield Solar Farm, HEIF 4 Faculty Priority KT Grant, 2010
PV Futures Promoting households to generate low-carbon energy from photovoltaics sited at northerly latitudes, 3 University Networked Studentships, 2010
PG Studentships for 2008/09 - 2009/10
STFC
British Council, RXP 2006
BC
Mathematical modelling of regulatory mechanisms in MAPK signalling, SU Res. Studentship 2003-2006
PPARC Visiting Fellowship for 2002-2006
PPARC
PPARC Rolling Grant for 2002-2006
PPARC
PPARC Standard Research Grant for 2003-2006
PPARC
Mechanisms of large-amplitude MHD wave generation in space plasmas, European Visiting Exchange Program, Royal Society, 2003-2005
PPARC Rolling Grant for 2000-2004
PPARC
PPARC Quota Studentships for SPARG, 2002-2003
PPARC
European Visiting Exchange Program, Royal Society
RS
White Rose Consortium Supercomputing Grid Project SRIF 2001 Bid
EPSRC Standard Research Grant, March 2000
EPSRC
European study group with industry ESGI2000 EPSRC

Roles:

Faculty Deputy Director of Research, Head of SP2RC (Solar Physics and Space Plasma Research Centre)

Working arrangements:

I'm here usually from 7am-7pm.