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Theoretical glaciology, nonlinear partial differential equations, fluid dynamics, numerical analysis, tropical climate dynamics, ocean acoustics, nonparametric statistics, science education.
M.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Victoria (2008)
B.Sc. (Hon.) in Mathematics, University of Victoria (2004)
J. Ferguson, B. Khouider, and M. Namazi. Two-way interactions between equatorially-trapped waves and the barotropic flow. Chinese Ann. Math. Ser. B - Special Issue in honour of Andrew Majda's 60th birthday, 30:539-568, 2009. Link to abstract.
M. Austin, Chorney, N., Ferguson, J., Leary, D., O'Neill, C., and Sneddon, H. Assessment of
Underwater Noise Generated by Wave Energy Devices. Tech Report prepared for Oregon Wave
Energy Trust, 2009. Link to PDF file.
J. Ferguson. A numerical solution for the barotropic vorticity equation forced by an equatorially trapped wave. Master's thesis, University of Victoria, 2008. Link to PDF file.
J. Ferguson. A brief survey of the history of the calculus of variations and its applications. arXiv:math/0402357v1, 2004. Link to PDF file.
I am a teaching assistant for teaching assistant for SCIE 113 (First-Year Seminar in Science) for 2013-14. In 2012, I was an instructor for EOSC 211 (Computer Methods in Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences).