Dr Stephen William Taylor

PhD (University of Minnesota)

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Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

  • Partial differential equations
  • Control theory for PDEs
  • Quantum chemistry
  • Industrial mathematics

Postgraduate supervision

Projects on offer

  • Control theory for partial differential equations (Project)
  • Industrial mathematics (Project)
  • Partial differential equations theory/applications (Project)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Ralph, T., Taylor, S. W., & Bruna, M. (2020). One-dimensional model for chemotaxis with hard-core interactions. Physical review. E, 101 (2-1)10.1103/physreve.101.022419
  • Taylor, S. W., & Wang, S. (2017). Modelling steel strip heating within an annealing furnace. Pacific Journal of Mathematics for Industry, 910.1186/s40736-017-0030-7
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shixiao Wang
  • Xu, L., Rusak, Z., Wang, S., & Taylor, S. (2015). Nonlinear control of axisymmetric swirling flows in a long finite-length pipe. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 138 (2)10.1115/1.4031255
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shixiao Wang
  • Wang, S., Rusak, Z., Taylor, S., & Gong, R. (2013). On the active feedback control of a swirling flow in a finite-length pipe. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 737, 280-307. 10.1017/jfm.2013.554
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shixiao Wang
  • Taylor, S. (2013). Locally smooth unitary groups and applications to boundary control of PDEs. Evolution Equations and Control Theory, 2 (4), 733-740. 10.3934/eect.2013.2.733
  • Rusak, Z., Wang, S., Xu, L., & Taylor, S. W. (2012). On the global nonlinear stability of a near­critical swirling flow in a long finite­length pipe and the path to vortex breakdown. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 712, 295-326. 10.1017/jfm.2012.420
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shixiao Wang
  • Hegarty, G., & Taylor, S. W. (2012). Classical Solutions of Nonlinear Beam Equations: Existence and Stabilization. SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 50 (2), 703-719. 10.1137/100793864
  • Depree, N., Taylor, M. P., Chen, J. J., Sneyd, J., Taylor, S. W., & Wang, S. (2012). Development of a Three-Dimensional Heat Transfer Model for Continuous Annealing of Steel Strip. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 51 (4).10.1021/ie2006214
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shixiao Wang, John Chen, James Sneyd, Mark Taylor


Contact details

Office hours

Mo 1-2pm, Wed 2-3pm, Thu 11am-12pm

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level 2, Room 223
New Zealand

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