School of Earth and Environment

Sofya Titarenko Dr Sofya Titarenko

Research Fellow

Telephone number: +44(0) 113 34 35543
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Room: 8.151

Affiliation: Institute of Applied Geoscience, Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics


PhD (in Physics and Mathematics) is supervised by Prof Anatoly Yagola (Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Physics, Moscow State University). Degree was awarded 17th of December 2010 (Research Computing Centre of Moscow State University).

Research Interests

  • Numerical methods
  • Fast algorithms based on Intel's libraries or GPU/CUDA
  • Inverse and ill-posed problems in various fields (use a priori information to find a stable solution)
  • Geophysics
  • X-ray tomography (image correction)


  1. Sofya Titarenko, Valeriy Titarenko, Albrecht Kyrieleis, Philip J Withers. A ring artifact suppression algorithm based on a priori information. Applied Physics Letters,2009, vol. 95, issue 7, pp. 071113-1-3, doi: 10.1063/1.3211956
  2. S.S. Titarenko, A.G. Yagola. Ring artefact suppression in real-time x-ray tomography. Moscow University Physics Bulletin,2010, vol. 65,issue 1, pp. 65-67, doi: 10.3103/S0027134910010157
  3. S. Titarenko, V. Titarenko, A. Kyrieleis, P.J. Withers. A priori information in a regularized sinogram-based method for removing ring artefacts in tomography. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation,2010, vol. 17, issue 4, pp. 540-549, doi:10.1107/S0909049510010964
  4. Valeriy Titarenko, Sofya Titarenko, Philip J. Withers, Francesco De Carlo, Xianghui Xiao. Improved tomographic reconstructions using adaptive time dependent intensity normalization. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 2010, vol. 17, issue 5, pp. 689-699, doi: 10.1107/S0909049510024908
  5. Sofya Titarenko, Philip J Withers, Anatoly Yagola. An analytical formula for ring artefact suppression in X-ray tomography. Applied Mathematics Letters, 2010, vol. 23, issue 12, pp. 1489-1495, doi: 10.1016/j.aml.2010.08.022
  6. Valeriy Titarenko, Robert Bradley, Christopher Martin, Philip J Withers, Sofya Titarenko. Regularisation methods for inverse problems in X-ray tomography. In "Developments in X-Ray Tomography VII", 2010, vol. 7804 (SPIE Optics and Photonics 2010, 5 August 2010, San Diego, USA), pp. 78040Z-1-10, doi: 10.1117/12.860260
  7. S. Titarenko, V. Titarenko, A. Kyrieleis, P.J. Withers, F. De Carlo. Suppression of ring artefacts when tomographing anisotropically attenuating samples. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (2011). 18, 427-435, doi: 10.1107/S0909049511006005