Joseph Monaghan

Emeritus Prof

1980 …2020

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Personal profile


Joseph works in the School of Mathematical Sciences at Monash University as a Emeritus Professor

Joseph's research areas of interest are:


  • The theory of particle methods for the numerical solution of fluid dynamics in astrophysics and geophysical fluid dynamics;
  • star formation, relativistic fluid dynamics; volcanic eruptions and other multi-phase problems;
  • waves breaking on beaches and similar free surface problems;
  • fracture especially the dynamics of landslides, the calving of icebergs, and the collapse of magma chambers; the Mathematics of linked swimming bodies;
  • geophysics and industry.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

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