Dr. Kevin Stratford

Research Theme:
Condensed Matter and Photonics
Research Group:
Soft Matter, Statistical Physics and Biophysics
Email address:
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EPCC, James Clerk Maxwell Building, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3FD, United Kingdom

Research interests

I joined Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre, an Institute of the School of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Edinburgh, in 2001.

My research interests encompass Computational Physics and sciencetific software development, particularly in the context of High Performance Computing.


I teach an introductory course for undergraduates on scientific programming in Java. I have also provided more advanced courses on programming (Fortran) and parallel computing. 

Research outputs

  1. Hydrodynamics Defines the Stable Swimming Direction of Spherical Squirmers in a Nematic Liquid Crystal DOI
    J. S. Lintuvuori, A. Wurger and K. Stratford, Physical Review Letters, 119, 6 (2017)
  2. A Lightweight Approach to Performance Portability with targetDP DOI
    Alan Gray and Kevin Stratford, International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications (2016)
  3. The 24th International Conference on Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics in Edinburgh, Scotland DOI
    Oliver Henrich, Timm Krüger, Rupert W. Nash, Dhiraj V. Patil and Kevin Stratford, Journal of Computational Science, 17, p. 307-308 (2016)
  4. Hydrodynamic oscillations and variable swimming speed in squirmers close to repulsive walls
    Juho Lintuvuori, Aidan Brown, Kevin Stratford and Davide Marenduzzo, Soft Matter, Advance Article (2016)
  5. Quantitative Morphological Characterization of Bicontinuous Pickering Emulsions via Interfacial Curvatures DOI
    Matthew Reeves, Kevin Stratford and Job Thijssen, Soft Matter, 12, p. 4082-4092 (2016)
  6. Large Colloids in Cholesteric Liquid Crystals DOI
    K. Stratford, A. Gray and J. S. Lintuvuori, Journal of Statistical Physics, 161, 6 , p. 1496-1507 (2015)
  7. Defining the robust behaviour of the plant clock gene circuit with absolute RNA timeseries and open infrastructure DOI
    Anna Flis, Aurora Piñas Fernández, Tomasz Zielinski, Virginie Mengin, Ronan Sulpice, Kevin Stratford, Alastair Hume, Alexandra Pokhilko, Megan M Southern, Daniel D Seaton et al., Open Biology, 5, 10 (2015)
  8. Quantifying flow in variably wet microporous carbonates using object-based geological modelling and both lattice-Boltzmann and pore network fluid flow simulations DOI
    S Harland, Rachel Wood, Andrew Curtis, M.I.J. van Dijke, Kevin Stratford, Zeyun Jiang, W Kallel and K.S. Sorbie, AAPG Bulletin, 99, 10 , p. 1 (2015)
  9. Scaling soft matter physics to thousands of graphics processing units in parallel DOI
    A. Gray, A. Hart, O. Henrich and K. Stratford, International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, 29, 3 , p. 274-283 (2015)
  10. targetDP: an Abstraction of Lattice Based Parallelism with Portable Performance DOI
    Alan Gray and Kevin Stratford, p. 312-315 (2014)
Last updated: 19 Feb 2018 at 21:11