Dr David Lavis
Telephone: +44 020 7848 2240
Office: K4U.25, King's Building, Strand Campus
BSc Queen Mary College, University of London, 1961.
PhD University of Manchester, 1965.
I was appointed a lecturer in Mathematics at UMIST in 1964 and moved to Chelsea College London in 1967, where I was appointed a Senior Lecturer in 1983. Following the merger with King's I continued as a Senior Lecturer until my retirement in 2004 when I was appointed a Visiting Senior Research Fellow. In 2014 I also became a Research Associate at the Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, London School of Economics. I have held leave Appointments at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (1969-71), Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France (1978-79), University of Waterloo, Canada (1985) and University of Manitoba, Canada (1997).
Critical phenomena and phase transitions; the foundations of statistical mechanics. More details are given on my personal web page.
Selection of Publications
Details of my books are given here and a list of my papers together with downloads is here.