Hermes Gadelha
North East
Lecturer in Mathematics

Mathematics does not have a flag.

Dr Gadelha is a mathematician who does biology. His work focuses in understanding unexplained phenomena and their unusual cross-fertilizing connections, encompassing areas in human and animal reproduction, microbial swimming and infection, cellular mechanics, bio-inspired devices and micro-chips, membrane separation processes and water desalination.

Following his DPhil in Mathematics at the University of Oxford, Dr Gadelha worked as Research Fellow in Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, based at Trinity Hall, before going back to Oxford as a Robert Hooke Research Fellow, a prestigious post created in honour of Robert Hooke. Today, he is a Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at the University of York and Honorary Research Fellow at College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham. He has collaborators across the world and is regularly invited to speak at international institutions. However, he is not limited to the publication of scientific articles and research projects in the academic realm. His enthusiasm for bringing science to the general public resulted in several public lectures, including schools, museums, including the Science Museum in London, UK, plus interviews published in newspapers, magazines and television.