Petros Florides
Fellow Emeritus, Pure & Applied Mathematics

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Edward Hutchinson Synge (1890-1957) - a fragmentary life in, editor(s)Donegan JF, Weaire D, Florides P , Hutchie - The life and works of Edward Hutchinson Synge, Poellauberg, Austria, Living Edition, 2012, pp1-49 , [Petros S Florides, Denis Weaire and John F Donegan] Book Chapter, 2012

Denis Weaire, John F Donegan and Petros S Florides, Unknown Genius, Physics World, December, 2012, p26-30 Journal Article, 2012 URL

"John Lighton Synge", James McGuire, James Quinn, Dictionary of Irish Biography, 9, Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 2009, pp211-213 , [P.S. Florides] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2009

"Sir William Hunter McCrea", James McGuire, James Quinn, Dictionary of Irish Biography, 5, Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 2009, pp883-885 , [P.S. Florides] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2009

Florides, P.S., John Lighton Synge, 23rd March 1897-30th March 1995, Biographical Memoirs of the Royal Society, 54, (December), 2008, p401 - 424 Journal Article, 2008

P.S. Florides, Brien Nolan, Adrian Ottewill(ed.), 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, General Relativity and Gravitation: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, RDS Convention Centre, Dublin, 18th - 23rd July '04, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2005 Proceedings of a Conference, 2005

P.S. Florides, "J.L. Synge, A Memorial Lecture", General Relativity and Gravitation: proceedings of the 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, RDS Convention Centre, Dublin, 2004, edited by Petros Florides, Brien Nolan, Adrian Ottwill , World Scientific Publishing Co., 2005 Conference Paper, 2005

``John Lighton Synge'' , Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2003, [P.S. Florides] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2003

"John Lighton Synge" in, editor(s)A. Whitaker and M. McCartney , Irish Physicists, Institute of Physics, 2003, pp208 - 218, [P.S. Florides] Book Chapter, 2003

``Sir William Hunter McCrea'', Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2003, [P.S. Florides] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2003

FLORIDES, P.S., EINSTEIN'S EQUIVALENCE PRINCIPLE AND THE GRAVITATIONAL RED SHIFT, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS A, 17, 2002, p2759 - 2759 Journal Article, 2002

P.S. Florides, D.G. Mandalides and M. O'Brien, Displacement of the Glenohumeral Joint during Isokinetic Assessment of Shoulder Abduction in the Scapular Plane, Isokinetics and Exercise Science Journal, 9, 2001, p91 - 99 Journal Article, 2001

FLORIDES, P.S., SPYROU, N.K., A MODEL OF A STEADILY ROTATING PROLATE GALAXY IN NEWTONIAN THEORY, ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 361, 2000, p53 - 59 Journal Article, 2000

P.S. Florides, P. Dolan, Professor Sir William Hunter McCrea, FRS, (obituary), Irish Mathematical Society Bulletin, 43, 1999, p70 - 72 Journal Article, 1999

P.S. Florides, Professor John Lighton Synge, FRS, (obituary), Irish Mathematical Society Bulletin, 37, 1996, p3 - 6 Journal Article, 1996

FLORIDES, P.S., THE EQUIVALENCE OF THE TOLMAN AND THE MOLLER MASS-ENERGY FORMULAS IN GENERAL-RELATIVITY, GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION, 26, 1994, p1145 - 1151 Journal Article, 1994

FLORIDES, P.S., CAN SPHERICAL GRAVITATIONAL COLLAPSE IN NEWTONIAN THEORY BE PREVENTED BY NONRADIAL STRESSES, NUOVO CIMENTO DELLA SOCIETA ITALIANA DI FISICA B-GENERAL PHYSICS RELATIVITY ASTRONOMY AND MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS AND METHODS, 109, 1994, p541 - 546 Journal Article, 1994

FLORIDES, P.S., SPYROU, N.K., STEADILY ROTATING PERFECT-FLUID GRAVITATING PROLATE SPHEROIDS IN NEWTONIAN THEORY, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 419, 1993, p541 - 543 Journal Article, 1993

DEVITT, J., FLORIDES, P.S., A MODIFIED TOLMAN MASS-ENERGY FORMULA, GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION, 21, 1988, p585 - 612 Journal Article, 1988

FLORIDES, P.S., GENERALIZED ROBERTSON-WALKER METRICS AND SOME OF THEIR PROPERTIES .II, GENERAL RELATIVITY AND GRAVITATION, 17, 1985, p319 - 341 Journal Article, 1985

P.S. Florides, Generalized Robertson-Walker Metrics and Some of their Properties, Physics Letters A, 96, 1983, p7 - 9 Journal Article, 1983

FLORIDES, P.S., THE COMPLETE FIELD OF CHARGED PERFECT FLUID SPHERES AND OF OTHER STATIC SPHERICALLY SYMMETRIC CHARGED DISTRIBUTIONS, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS A-MATHEMATICAL AND GENERAL, 16, 1983, p1419 - 1433 Journal Article, 1983

P.S. Florides, The Robertson-Walker Metrics Expressible in Static Form, Gen. Rel. Grav., 12, 1980, p563 - 574 Journal Article, 1980

P.S. Florides, Einstein -- His Life and Work, Hermathena, CXXVII, 1979, p7 - 32 Journal Article, 1979

P.S. Florides, The Complete Field of a General Static Spherically Symmetric, Il Nuovo Cimento, Series II, 42A, 1977, p343 - 359 Journal Article, 1977

P.S. Florides, The Newtonian Analogue of the Relativistic Oppenheimer-Snyder, Physics Letters, 62A, 1977, p138 - 140 Journal Article, 1977

P.S. Florides, A Rotating Spheroid as a Possible Source of the Kerr metric, Il Nuovo Cimento, 25B, 1975, p251 - 273 Journal Article, 1975

P.S. Florides, A New Interior Schwarzschild Solution , Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, A337, 1974, p529 - 535 Journal Article, 1974

P.S. Florides, A Rotating Sphere as a Possible Source of the Kerr Metric, Il Nuovo Cimento, Series II, 13B, 1973, p1 - 18 Journal Article, 1973

"Rotating Bodies in General Relativity" in, General Relativity, in honour of J.L. Synge, Oxford University Press, 1972, pp167 - 181, [P.S. Florides] Book Chapter, 1972

P.S. Florides, J.L. Synge, F.R.S., Coordinate Conditions in a Riemannian Space for Coordinates Based on a Subspace, Proceedings of the Royal Society, 323A, 1970, p1 - 10 Journal Article, 1970

P.S. Florides, R.L. Jones, On stationary Systems with Spherical Symmetry Consisting of Many, Il Nuovo Cimento, Series X, 69B, 1970, p41 - 52 Journal Article, 1970

P.S. Florides, R. Wingate, Rotating Shells in General Relativity, Bull. Greek Math. Soc., 11, 1970, p172 - 230 Journal Article, 1970

P.S. Florides, J. McCrea and J.L. Synge, Radiation Coordinates in General Relativity, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, 292A, 1966, p1 - 13 Journal Article, 1966

P.S. Florides, J.L. Synge, F.R.S. and T. Yukawa, Stationary Gravitational Fields due to Symmetrical Systems of Bodies, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, 284A, 1965, p32 - 39 Journal Article, 1965

P.S. Florides, J.L. Synge, F.R.S, Stationary Gravitational Fields due to Single Bodies, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, 280A, 1964, p459 - 465 Journal Article, 1964

P.S. Florides, J.L. Synge, F.R.S, The Gravitational Field of a Rotating Fluid Mass in General Relativity, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, 270A, 1962, p467 - 492 Journal Article, 1962

P.S. Florides, The Electromagnetic Energy and the Gravitational Mass of a Charged, Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 58, 1961, p110 - 118 Journal Article, 1961

P.S. Florides, A. Das and J.L. Synge, F.R.S, Stationary Weak Gravitational Fields to any Order of Approximation, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London, 263A, 1961, p451 - 472 Journal Article, 1961

P.S. Florides, Applications of Moller's Theory on Energy and its Localization in General Relativity, Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 58, 1961, p102 - 109 Journal Article, 1961

P.S. Florides, J.L. Synge, F.R.S., , Notes on the Schwarzschild Line-element,, Communications of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Series A, (14), 1961, p1 - 29 Journal Article, 1961

P.S. Florides, W.H. Mc Crea, F.R.S., Observable Relations in Relativistic Cosmology, Zeitschrift fur, 48, 1959, p52 - 71 Journal Article, 1959

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

P.S. Florides, On the Tolman and Moller Mass-Energy Formulae in General , Proceedings of the Cornelius Lanczos International Conference, SIAM, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, Dec. 12-17, 1993, 1994, pp503 - 505 Conference Paper, 1994

P.S. Florides, The Foundations of the Theory of Relativity. Part II: The General, KOSMOS, 5, 1967, p8 - 16 Journal Article, 1967

P.S. Florides, The Foundations of the Theory of Relativity. Part I: The Special, University of Dublin Science Magazine KOSMOS, 3, 1966, p11 - 17 Journal Article, 1966

Research Expertise

Keywords

APPROXIMATION METHODS IN GENERAL RELATIVITY; BLACK-HOLE; CONSERVATION LAWS; CONTINUOUS MEDIA; COSMOLOGY; ELECTROMAGNETISM IN GENERAL RELATIVITY; GENERAL RELATIVITY; GRAVITATION; HYDRODYNAMICS; PROLATE GALAXIES

Recognition

Representations

Chairman of the Local Organising Committee of the 17th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation, held in Dublin at the RDS Convention Centre from July 18th - 23rd, 2004 2001-2004

Chairman of the Peer Review Group for the first Quality Assessment of Third Level Institutions in Greece. 1995

Member of the Preparatory Committee for the Establishment of the University of Cyprus 1988-1992

Chairman of the Selection Committee for the Mathematics and Statistics Department of the University of Cyprus. 1990-96

Member of the Reviewing Body of the "Mathematical Reviews" 1963-1980

Research Associate at the School of Theoretical Physics of the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies 1962 - to date

Member of the National Committee for Astronomy and Space Research of the Royal Irish Academy 1971-2004

Acted as referee for the scientific journals: Il Nuovo Cimento, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Journal of General Relativity and Gravitation, Journal of Physics and others.

Awards and Honours

Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, London 1963

Junior Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. 1971-2001

Senior Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. 2001-2002

Life Member of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation

M.A., Trinity College Dublin (juri officii) 1964

Memberships

Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, London 1963 – to date

Life Member of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation

A Patron (and past President) of the Irish Hellenic Society