Brendan is a Lecturer in Mathematics, Statistics and Numeracy in the Learning Enhancement Team at Middlesex University, London. He is reponsible for providing embedded lectures in mathematics and statistics across a range of disciplines in the university. He also runs open workshops in mathematics and statistics as well as manning MSN drop-in service at the StudyHub.
Prior to Middlesex, he worked in the National University of Ireland, Galway as a contract lecturer. He received his PhD from the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics there in 2016.
BA (Hons), MA, PhD
Learning & Teaching Interests
Research Outputs & Interests
Finite Groups, Representation Theory and Computer Algebra. In particular, Brendan is interested in
the tables of marks of finite groups;
the structure of the Burnside and double Burnside Ring of a finite group;
bisets and fusion systems;
computational aspects of finite group theory.
Funded Research & Knowledge Exchange Projects
On the table of marks of a direct product of finite groups, Nikolaus Conference, RWTH Aachen, Germany, 11-12 December 2015.
Why direct products are interesting, Postgraduate Group Theory Conference, University of Manchester, 2-4 July 2013.
On the table of marks of a direct product of finite groups, PhD defence, National University of Ireland, Galway, 14 Jan 2016.