Adil Mughal
BSc, PhD


Contact Details

Room Number..........:  4.22
Building....................:  Physical Sciences
Phone.......................:   +44 (0)1970 622771
E-Mail........................:   aqm
Home Page...............:   Personal

Research Groups

Teaching Areas

Modules Taught

  • MA02610: Foundations of Mathematics 1
  • MA03610: Foundations of Mathematics 2
  • MA10510: Algebra
  • MA12610: Mathematics for Economics and Finance 1
  • MA13610: Mathematics for Economics and Finance 2
  • MA25710: Advanced Dynamics
  • MA30510: Geometry of Complex Numbers
  • MP12910: Career Planning and Skills Development



Winkelmann, J., Haffner, B., Weaire, D., Mughal, A., Hutzler, S. 2017 (In press). Simulation and observation of line-slip structures in columnar structures of soft spheres. Physical Review E 96 (1) 012610 Cadair

Mughal, A., Cox, S., Schröder-Turk, G.E. 2017. Curvature driven motion of a bubble in a toroidal Hele-Shaw cell. Interface Focus 10.1098/rsfs.2016.0106 Cadair

Mughal, A., Libertiny, T., Schröder-Turk, G.E. 2017. How bees and foams respond to curved confinement: Level set boundary representations in the Surface Evolver. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.02.090 Cadair

Mughal, A., Weaire, D. 2017. Phyllotaxis, disk packing, and Fibonacci numbers. Physical Review E 95 (2) 022401 10.1103/PhysRevE.95.022401 Other Cadair


Meagher, A., García-Moreno, F., Banhart, J., Mughal, A., Hutzler, S. 2015. An experimental study of columnar crystals using monodisperse microbubbles. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 473 pp. 55-59. 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2014.12.020


Mughal, A., Weaire, D. 2014. Theory of cylindrical dense packings of disks. Physical Review E 89 042307 10.1103/PhysRevE.89.042307 Cadair

Mughal, A. 2014. Packing of Softly Repulsive Particles in a Spherical Box —A Generalised Thomson Problem. Forma 29 pp. 13-19. Other Cadair


Mughal, A. 2013. Screw symmetry in columnar crystals. Philosophical Magazine 93 (31-33) pp. 4070-4077. 10.1080/14786435.2013.817691 Cadair

Wychowaniec, J.K., Griffiths, I., Gay, A., Mughal, A. 2013. Compaction of cereal grain. Philosophical Magazine 93 (31-33) pp. 4151-4158. 10.1080/14786435.2013.808771 Cadair


Mughal, A., Chan, H.K., Weaire, D., Hutzler, S. 2012. Dense packings of spheres in cylinders: Simulations. Physical Review E 85 (5) ARTN 051305 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.051305 Cadair


Mughal, A., Chan, H.K., Weaire, D. 2011. Phyllotactic description of hard sphere packing in cylindrical channels. Physical Review Letters 106 (11) 115704 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.115704 Cadair

Miguel, M.C., Mughal, A., Zapperi, S. 2011. Laminar flow of a sheared vortex crystal: Scars in flat geometry. Physical Review Letters 106 (24) pp. 245501. 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.245501 Cadair

Laurson, L., Mughal, A., Serpico, C., Durin, G., Zapperi, S. 2011. Modeling thermally activated domain wall dynamics in thin magnetic strips with disorder. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 292 (1) 10.1088/1742-6596/292/1/012008 Cadair


Laurson, L., Mughal, A., Durin, G., Zapperi, S. 2010. Modelling domain wall dynamics in thin magnetic strips with disorder, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 46 (2) pp. 262 - 265. 10.1109/TMAG.2009.2033819 Cadair

Mughal, A., Laurson, L., Durin, G., Zapperi, S. 2010. Effect of dipolar interactions for domain wall dynamics in magnetic thin films. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 46 (2) pp. 228 - 230. 10.1109/TMAG.2009.2033552 Cadair


Mughal, A., Weaire, D. 2009. Curvature in conformal mappings of two-dimensional lattices and foam structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 465 (2101) pp. 219-238. 10.1098/rspa.2008.0260 Cadair


Mughal, A., Moore, M.A. 2007. Topological defects in the crystalline state of one-component plasmas of nonuniform density. Physical Review E 76 011606 10.1103/PhysRevE.76.011606 Cadair