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19992021
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Personal Statement

I have made contributions to the mathematical modelling and analysis of a wide range of problems in fluid mechanics, including thin-film flows, evaporating droplets, rivulets and dry-patches, dielectrophoresis, microfluidics, liquid crystals, non-Newtonian fluids (including viscoplastic fluids, thixotropic fluids and nanofluids), anti-surfactants and self-rewetting fluids, fluid-structure interaction problems, biomechanics, nucleate boiling, confined bubbles, thermocapillary (Marangoni) and thermoviscosity effects, spin coating, magnetohydrodynamics, and fluid impact problems.

The common theme running through all of my work is the use of a range of mathematical (namely asymptotic, analytical and numerical) methods to bring new insights into a wide range of "real world" problems ranging from boiling and evaporation through industrial coating processes to biological systems such as the human knee.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford

19871989

Master in Science, University of Oxford

19861987

Bachelor of Arts, University of Oxford

19831986

External positions

Joint Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Engineering Mathematics

1 Jan 201131 Dec 2015

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Projects 2004 2021

Mathematical criminology and crime science

Ramage, A. & Wilson, S.

1/09/17 → …

Project: Knowledge Exchange (Conference / Seminar Hosting)

Industrial Case Account 2016 / S160595-101

Wilson, S.

1/10/1630/09/21

Project: Research Studentship Case - Internally allocatedResearch Studentship CASE (Internally Allocated)

Research Output 1999 2018

Rivulet flow of generalized Newtonian fluids

Al Mukahal, F. H. H., Duffy, B. R. & Wilson, S. K. 6 Aug 2018 In : Physical Review Fluids. 3, 8, 24 p., 083302

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Newtonian fluids
Newtonian Fluid
Viscosity
viscosity
Fluids
Open Access
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Thermal Effects
Droplet
Thermal effects
temperature effects
Lifetime

Datasets

Experimental data for dynamic response of a thin sessile drop of conductive liquid to an applied voltage

Mottram, N. (Creator), Corson, L. (Creator), Brown, C. (Creator), Tsakonas, C. (Creator), University of Strathclyde, 31 May 2016

Dataset

Thesis

Micro- and nano-soft lithography for the fabrication of photonic devices

Author: Richardson, E. J. W., 1 Apr 2013

Supervisor: Dawson, M. (Supervisor) & Wilson, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Non-Newtonian effects and Taylor-Aris despersion in rivulet flow

Author: Al Mukahal, F. H. H., 1 May 2017

Supervisor: Wilson, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Prizes

Awarded IoP Printing and Graphics Science Group Prize 2009

Stephen Wilson (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

science
Group

Elected to Fellowship of the IMA

Stephen Wilson (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Election to learned society

Activities 2005 2019

BIRS Workshop on Mathematical Criminology and Security

Wilson, S. (Speaker)
17 Mar 201922 Mar 2019

Activity: Invited talk