Skip navigation

Prof Gennady El


Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Gennady El obtained his PhD in Theoretical Physics in 1991 from the Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. In 1991-2001 he has held positions of Researcher, Senior Researcher and Leading Researcher at the Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow and also had visiting research fellowships at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany, Duke University, USA and Monash University, Australia.

Before joining in 2018 the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering at Northumbria University as a Professor of Applied Mathematics G. El had held positions of a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader in Applied Mathematics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University. In 2015-2020 he has been an Invited Professor at the Laboratoire de Physique des Lasers, Atomes et Molécules (PhLAM), University of Lille, France.  He currently holds Visiting Professorship at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University.

G. El is a member of the London Mathematical Society (LMS) and of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). He is also a member of the SIAM Activity Group in Nonlinear Waves and a member of the editorial board of Fluids, MDPI.

Gennady El

Nonlinear dispersive waves; Solitons; Asymptotic methods for PDE's; Dispersive hydrodynamics; Fluid dynamics and nonlinear optics applications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Interaction of soliton gases in deep-water surface gravity waves, Fache, L., Bonnefoy, F., Ducrozet, G., Copie, F., Novkoski, F., Ricard, G., Roberti, G., Falcon, E., Suret, P., El, G., Randoux, S. 15 Mar 2024, In: Physical Review E
  • Soliton Gas: Theory, numerics and experiments, Suret, P., Randoux, S., Gelash, A., Agafontsev, D., Doyon, B., El, G. 20 May 2024, In: Physical review. E
  • Dispersive hydrodynamics of soliton condensates for the Korteweg-de Vries equation, Congy, T., El, G., Roberti, G., Tovbis, A. 19 Sep 2023, In: Journal of Nonlinear Science
  • Refraction of a soliton by a soliton gas in a recirculating fiber loop, Suret, P., Dufour, M., Roberti, G., El, G., Copie, F., Randoux, S. 26 Jun 2023, 2023 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC, Piscataway, US, IEEE
  • Soliton Gas: optical fiber experiments and theory, Suret, P., Lebel, A., Randoux, S., Roberti, G., El, G., Copie, F. 23 Aug 2023, 2023 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2023, Piscataway, US, IEEE
  • Soliton–mean field interaction in Korteweg–de Vries dispersive hydrodynamics, Ablowitz, M., Cole, J., El, G., Hoefer, M., Luo, X. 1 Oct 2023, In: Studies in Applied Mathematics
  • Soliton refraction by an optical soliton gas, Suret, P., Dufour, M., Roberti, G., El, G., Copie, F., Randoux, S. 2 Oct 2023, In: Physical Review Research
  • Statistics of extreme events in integrable turbulence, Congy, T., El, G., Roberti, G., Tovbis, A., Randoux, S., Suret, P. 21 Dec 2023, In: Physical Review Letters
  • Generalized hydrodynamics of the KdV soliton gas, Bonnemain, T., Doyon, B., El, G. 16 Sep 2022, In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
  • Prediction and manipulation of hydrodynamic rogue waves via nonlinear spectral engineering, Tikan, A., Bonnefoy, F., Roberti, G., El, G., Tovbis, A., Ducrozet, G., Cazaubiel, A., Prabhudesai, G., Michel, G., Copie, F., Falcon, E., Randoux, S., Suret, P. 3 May 2022, In: Physical Review Fluids

  • Henry Carr ??Soliton gas interactions in dispersive hydrodynamics? Start Date: 18/01/2021
  • Giacomo Roberti Analysis and Control of Rogue Waves in Fibre Lasers and in Hydrodynamics: Integrable Turbulence Framework Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 02/03/2022

  • Theoretical Physics PhD June 30 1991
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy FHEA 2008

a sign in front of a crowd

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

NU World

Explore NU World

Find out what life here is all about. From studying to socialising, term time to downtime, we’ve got it covered.

Latest News and Features

Gondola in Venice
Campus Sunset Generic
IVCO 2024
gettyimages/Robert Ingelhart
Seagrass habitats are expanding in some areas, to the surprise of researchers. Matthew Floyd, CC BY-ND
More news
More events

Upcoming events

REVEAL: Fine Art
REVEAL: Computer and Information Science

Back to top