About

I am a PhD student at ETH Zürich under the supervision of Prof. Habib Ammari.

Contact

Email: brian.fitzpatrick (at) sam (dot) math (dot) ethz (dot) ch
Phone: +41 44 632 6965
Address: HG J 48, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Research interests

Wave propagation, resonant phenomena, acoustic bubbles, photonic and phononic crystals and metamaterials, numerical methods

Publications

Preprints
H. Ammari, B. Fitzpatrick, H. Lee, S. Yu and H. Zhang, Double-negative acoustic metamaterials, preprint. [Link]
H. Ammari, B. Fitzpatrick, D. Gontier, H. Lee and H. Zhang, Minnaert resonances for acoustic waves in bubbly media, preprint. [Link]
Papers
H. Ammari, B. Fitzpatrick, H. Lee, S. Yu and H. Zhang, Subwavelength phononic bandgap opening in bubbly media, J. Diff. Eq., 263 (2017), 5610-5629. [Link]
H. Ammari, B. Fitzpatrick, D. Gontier, H. Lee and H. Zhang, A mathematical and numerical framework for bubble meta-screens, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 77.5 (2017), 1827-1850. [Link]
H. Ammari, B. Fitzpatrick, D. Gontier, H. Lee and H. Zhang, Sub-wavelength focusing of acoustic waves in bubbly media, Proc. R. Soc. A., to appear. [Link]

Education

Doctoral candidate, Applied Mathematics.
2015 - Present. ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Phd Thesis: Minnaert Resonance Theory for Bubbly Media.
Master of Science, Mathematical Modeling.
2014 - 2015. University of Limerick, Ireland.
MSc Thesis: Mathematical Modelling of Dispersed Coffee Grains in Drip Filter Machines.
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science and Information Technology (Mathematical stream).
2010 - 2014. National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
BSc Thesis: Quantum Random Walks with Memory.

Teaching

Mathematical and Computational Methods in Photonics and Phononics, ETH Zürich
Tutorial lectures and organization
Autumn 2017
Autumn 2016
Numerical Methods, ETH Zürich
Tutorial lectures and organization
Spring 2017
Numerical Mathematics, ETH Zürich
Tutorial lectures
Spring 2016
Linear Algebra, ETH Zürich
Tutorial lectures
Autumn 2015