Dr Steve 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)

  • 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
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/13511
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shixiao Wang, John Chen, James Sneyd, Mark Taylor
  • Paterson, J., Thomas, M., & Taylor, S. (2011). Decisions, decisions, decisions: What determines the path taken in lectures?. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 42 (7), 985-995. 10.1080/0020739X.2011.611912
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/13534
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael Thomas
  • Wang, S., Taylor, S., & Akil, K. K. (2010). The Linear Stability Analysis of the Lamb-Oseen Vortex in a Finite-Length Pipe. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 132 (3).10.1115/1.4001106
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/16140
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Shixiao Wang
  • Depree, N. B., Sneyd, J., Taylor, S., Taylor, M. P., Chen, J. J. J., Wang, S., & O'Connor M (2010). Development and validation of models for annealing furnace control from heat transfer fundamentals. Computers and Chemical Engineering, 34 (11), 1849-1853.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/26645
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mark Taylor, Shixiao Wang, James Sneyd


Contact details

Office hours

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

Primary location

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

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