Professor Philip Dyke
Professor of Applied Mathematics
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
Professor of Applied Mathematics.
BSc Mathematics (First, University of London)
PhD Coastal Sea Modelling, (University of Reading)
1972-1974 Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics, University of East Anglia.
1974-1982 Lecturer in Offshore Engineering, Heriot-Watt University.
1982-1984 Principal Lecturer in Applied Mathematics, Sunderland Polytechnic.
1984-1985 Principal Lecturer in Mathematics, Plymouth Polytechnic
1985-2003 Head of Department of Mathematics and Statistics
1993- date Professor of Applied Mathematics.
1995-1999 Associate Dean (Quality and Standards) of Faculty of Technology,
1999-2003 Associate Dean (Graduate School) of Faculty of Technology,
2003-2007 Head of School of Computing, Communications and Electronics
Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications;
Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society;
Member of the London Mathematical Society;
Roles on external bodies
Conference of Professors of Applied Mathematics -- member of steering committee (1998 -- date)
Chairman of HoDoMS 1989 - 1994 (saw the transition from Polytechnic to University in 1992).
History of Mathematics including applied mathematics, physics and applied physical sciences; multiple integrals, Fourier series and Laplace transforms; Modelling Marine Processes. Engineering Mathematics
Staff serving as external examiners
External Examiner for undergraduate mathematics and allied degrees at the following Universities: Portsmouth, Brighton, Nottingham Trent, Kingston, Hertfordshire, Teesside, Northumbria, London Metropolitan.
External Examiner for MSc Mathematics at London Metropolitan
External Examiner for MSc Environmental Modelling at University of East Anglia
External Examiner for BSc Natural Sciences at University of East Anglia
External Examiner for 3 MPhil and 9 PhD candidates at UK Universities, and 1 overseas PhD (Australia)
Mathematical models in geophysical fluid dynamics using exact solutions to differential equations. Natural ventilation problems using classical fluid mechanics (joint with Gary Hunt, University of Cambridge).
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
supervised 16 PhD and 3 MPhil students
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Gary R Hunt and Phil Dyke (2020) Streamline pattern induced by a turbulent plume in an emptying-filling box Journal of Fluid Mechanics (under revision)
P P G DYKE (2005) Wave trapping and flow around an irregular near circular island in a stratified sea. Ocean Dynamics 55 pp 238 - 247.
A McVeigh, M N Moore, J I Allen and P P G Dyke (2006) Lysosomal responses to Nutritional and Contaminant Stress in Mussel Hepatopancreatic Digestive Cells: A Modelling Study Marine Environmental Research 62 (Supplement) S433 - S438. Presented at PRIMO 13, Alessandria, Italy 19th - 22nd June 2005.
P P G DYKE (2007) Group Projects in Mathematics. Mathematics Today, 43, pp 19 - 24.
P P G DYKE (2007) A History of Jonsmod 1981 - 2006, Ocean Dynamics, 57, 239 - 244.
P P G DYKE (2007)(ed) Papers from Jonsmod 2006, Ocean Dynamics, 57, pp 237 - 499.
JAMES GLYN and DYKE PHIL (Editors) (2020) Modern Engineering Mathematics (6th Edition) Pearson Education Ltd. 1158pp published Feb 26th
P P G DYKE (2018) Two and Three Dimensional Calculus 382pp. John Wiley.
Glyn JAMES & Phil DYKE (2018) (Eds.) Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics, Pearson Education (5th Edition) 987 pp.
P P G DYKE (2016) Modelling Coastal and Marine Processes 614pp. Imperial College Press (A 2nd much modified edition of the 2007 publication Modeling Coastal and Offshore Processes).
P P G DYKE (2014) An Introduction to Laplace Transforms and Fourier Series, (Second Edition) 321pp Springer UK
Dyke Phil (2007) Modelling Coastal and Offshore Processes, Imperial College Press, 412pp
Dyke P P G (2004) Managing Mathematical Projects with Success! Springer Publishing 266pp
Dyke P P G (2001) Coastal and Shelf Sea Modelling, Kluwer Academic Publishing (now Springer) Topics in Environmental Fluid Mechanics 2, 264pp
P P G DYKE (2020) An Introduction to Discrete Mathematics, Chapter 6 of Modern Engineering Mathematics (5th Edition, ed: Glyn James and Phil Dyke) pp 417 - 465, Pearson UK HPE.
P P G DYKE (2018) Functions of a Complex Variable, Chapter 4 of Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics (5th Edition, ed: Phil Dyke and Glyn James) pp 256 - 344. Pearson UK HPE.
H Chen and P P G Dyke, (2013) Flood Modelling for the Parrett Catchment Area using a Non-linear Time Series System Identification Method. Essays on Mathematics and Statistics, Volume 3, pages 55 - 66, ATINER, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece
H CHEN and P P G DYKE (2015) Modelling and Prediction of Stock Price Dynamics using System Identification Methodology based on a Popularly Used Technique Analysis Data. In: Proceedings of SAI Intelligent Systems Conference November 10-11, 2015 London UK. 5pp.
Reports & invited lectures
Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (1993, 1997)
University of Toulon, 1999
Bangor University, 2002
Other academic activities
Book reviewer for Leonardo Reviews and Mathematics Today (Institute of Mathematics and its Applications quarterly) 2007 - present
From 2008 - 2018 carer for my late wife, Heather Dyke who had Behavioural Variant Frontotemporal Dementia. She died in December 2018.