- B306, Portland Square, Drake Circus
- +44 1752 586249
- P.Dyke@plymouth.ac.uk

###### Profiles

# Professor Philip Dyke

### Professor of Applied Mathematics

### School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

### Role

Professor of Applied Mathematics.

### Qualifications

BSc Mathematics (First, University of London)

PhD Coastal Sea Modelling, (University of Reading)

FIMA

FRMetS

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

### Professional membership

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).

### Teaching interests

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)

### Research interests

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 highlighted

Journals

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.** **

**33**, pp 783 - 796.

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

### Additional information

From 2008 - 2018 carer for my late wife, Heather Dyke who had Behavioural Variant Frontotemporal Dementia. She died in December 2018.