Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, Optimisation, Applications of Differential Geometry, Liquid Crystal Elastomers
Cyrus is a Henslow Research Fellow affiliated with the Control Group of the Cambridge University Engineering Department.
He studied mathematics as an undergraduate at Balliol College at Oxford University before doing graduate work in physics, mathematics, and engineering, obtaining a PhD from Cambridge University in 2018.
The common theme of his research so far has been the use of geometry to address problems of interest in engineering and applied science. This includes research ranging from the study of causal structures and monotone behaviours of nonlinear systems arising in consensus theory to the design of stimuli-responsive programmable materials that can be used to engineer switchable surfaces that change shape into desired geometric configurations by remote activation.