CV Ineke De Moortel

Solar Theory Group



PhD Students


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  • 2013-present Professor in Applied Maths, University of St Andrews
  • 2013-present Affiliate Scientist, High Altitude Observatory Boulder (US)
  • 2008-2013 Reader in Applied Maths, University of St Andrews
  • 2004-2013 Royal Society University Research Fellow, University of St Andrews
  • 2001-2004 PPARC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of St Andrews
  • Jul-Sept 2001 Postdoc, University of St Andrews


  • 2015 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 2014 British Science Festival Rosalind Franklin Award Lecture
  • 2012 Elected Member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland
  • 2010 RAS Fowler 'G' Award
  • 2009 Philip Leverhulme Prize

Key Administrative Appointments

  • 2015-present Deputy Head of School, School of Mathematics & Statistics, St Andrews
  • 2014-present Director of Research, School of Mathematics & Statistics, St Andrews

  • 2016-present Vice-President of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society (from 1 Oct 2016)
  • 2016-present Editorial Board Member of the Royal Society Philosophical Transactions A
  • 2015-present Chair of the UK-DKIST Development & Operations Board
  • 2011-present Secretary of the European Solar Physics Division
  • 2012-2014 Co-Chair of the Young Academy of Scotland
  • 2010-2013 Deputy Chair of UK Solar Physics

Major PI Grants Awarded

  • 2015 ERC Consolidator Grant
  • 2007 Leverhulme Research Grant
  • 2006 EPSRC Case Studentship
  • 2006 PPARC Case Studentship
  • 2004 Royal Society University Research Fellowship
  • 2001 PPARC Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1998 EU Marie-Curie Fellowship

Teaching Experience

  • 2005-present SMSTC Postgraduate teaching on basic MHD, STFC Summer Schools, Directed reading for new PhD Students
  • 2003-present Courses on Vector Calculus, Numerical Analysis, Differential Equations, Classical Mechanics, Solar Theory
  • Undergraduate-mathematics tutor, University of St Andrews
  • 1997 Teaching degree - KULeuven, Belgium


  • 1997-2000 PhD Solar Theory, University of St Andrews (Scotland)
  • 1993-1997 Master in Mathematics (Option Astronomy and Mathematical Physics) , KULeuven (Belgium)
  • 1987-1993 High School, Diploma in Latin-Mathematics (1993), H.Grafinstituut, Sint-Truiden (Belgium)