Dr. C. N. Richardson

EPSRC Research Software Engineering Fellow

Chris Richardson works on computer modelling and simulation, and is a core developer of FEniCS (www.fenicsproject.org), a finite element package.
Previous projects have covered a range of interests in the institute. Chris has developed and run high performance codes on Darwin (www.hpc.cam.ac.uk),
ARCHER (www.archer.ac.uk), and international HPC machines.


  • 2016- RSE Fellow
  • 2000-2016 Computer Officer, BP Institute
  • 1998-1999 Leverhulme Trust Fellow, DAMTP
  • 1996-1998 JSPS Fellow, Nagoya University (名古屋大学), Japan
  • 1993-1996 PhD, Bullard Laboratories


  • Finite Element development
  • High Performance Computing
  • Numerical modelling of flow and reaction in porous media
  • X-ray and neutron diffraction calculations for surface monolayers
  • Geodynamics