Professor Philip Dyke
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.

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 review)

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. 

P P G DYKE & A McVEIGH (2009) A SimpleComputational Model of Digestion in the Marine Mussel Applied Mathematical Modelling 33, pp 783 - 796.

Older Papers [42 published, 1971 – 2004]
Articles
Gerritsen H & Dyke P 2011 'JONSMOD 2010' Ocean Dynamics 61, (11) 1809-1809 , DOI
Dyke P 2009 'JONSMOD 2008—guest editorial' Ocean Dynamics 59, (6) 793-793 , DOI
McVeigh A & Dyke P 2009 'A simple computational model of digestion in the marine mussel' Applied Mathematical Modelling 33, (2) 783-796 , DOI
Dyke P 2007 'Editorial: papers presented at JONSMOD 2006' Ocean Dynamics 57, (4-5) 237-237
DYKE PPG 2007 'Group Projects in Mathematics' Mathematics Today 43, 19 - 24
Dyke P 2007 'The history of Jonsmod 1981-2006' Ocean Dynamics 57, (4-5) 239-244
McVeigh A, Moore M, Allen JI & Dyke P 2006 'Lysosomal responses to nutritional and contaminant stress in mussel hepatopancreatic digestive cells: A modelling study' Marine Environmental Research 62, S433-S438
Jamal N, Allen JI, Moore MN & Dyke P 2006 'Role for autophagy and programmed cell death (PCD) in maintenance of fish liver function during stress: A modelling study' Marine Environmental Research 62, S439-S440
Dyke P 2005 'Editorial: papers presented at JONSMOD 2004' Ocean Dynamics 55, (3-4) 161-161
DYKE PPG 2005 'Wave trapping and flow around an irregular near circular island in a stratified sea. pp ' Ocean Dynamics 55, 238 - 247
Dyke PPG 2004 'Untitled' OCEAN DYNAMICS 54, (2) 107-107 Author Site , DOI
McVeigh A, Allen JI, Moore MN, Dyke P & Noble D 2004 'A carbon and nitrogen flux model of mussel digestive gland epithelial cells and their simulated response to pollutants' Marine Environmental Research 58, (2-5) 821-827
Dyke PPG 2004 'Editorial' Ocean Dynamics 54, (2) 107-107
Zoakos S, Dyke P & Graham D 2004 'Frictional effects on trapped shelf waves' Ocean Dynamics 54, (2) 243-249
Dyke PPG 2001 'Untitled' ESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE 53, (4) 393-393 Author Site , DOI
Dyke PPG 2001 'Editorial' Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 53, (4) 393-393
Dyke P 2001 'Estuarine and coastal shelf science' Jonsmod '98 special issue 53, (4) 393-605
2001 'Joint Numerical Sea Modelling (JONSMOD ’98) special issue' Estuary and Coastal Shelf Science 53 (4), 393 - 605
Chen H, Dyke PPG & Zhao H 2000 'A minimum-eigenvalue ratio test of the product-moment matrix for time-series model-order estimates' IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information 17, (1) 43-55 , DOI
Chen H, Dyke PPG, Blewett J & Huntley D 1999 'Time series simulation of suspended sediment concentration observations on the holderness coast' Systems Analysis Modelling Simulation 36, (3) 271-303
1998 'Editorial' Continental Shelf Research 18, (2-4) 121-121 , DOI
Chen HX & Dyke PPG 1996 'Multivariable time series sediment dynamical model and its identification in Rufiji delta, Tanzania' APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING 20, (10) 756-770 Author Site , DOI
Dyke PPG 1996 'Special issue - Joint numerical sea modeling (JONSMOD '94) - Preface' JOURNAL OF MARINE SYSTEMS 8, (3-4) R3-R3 Author Site , DOI
Sharp JM & Dyke PPG 1995 'Three variable marine ecosystems models: A simple geometrical approach' Mathematical and Computer Modelling 21, (6) 65-72 , DOI
Dyke PPG 1994 'Preface' Tellus A 46, (2) 97-97 , DOI
DYKE PPG & DAVIES AM 1992 'JONSMOD 90 - PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP OF THE JOINT-NUMERICAL-SEA-MODELING-GROUP ON MATHEMATICAL-MODELS OF THE NORTH-SEA AND SURROUNDING CONTINENTAL-SHELF SEAS - BIRKENHEAD, UK, APRIL 1990 - EDITORIAL' CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH 12, (1) 1-1 Author Site , DOI
Dyke PPG 1989 'Preface' Deutsche Hydrographische Zeitschrift 42, (2) 109-109 , DOI
Dyke PPG 1989 'Vorwort' Deutsche Hydrographische Zeitschrift 42, (2) 110-110 , DOI
DYKE PPG 1987 'SPECIAL ISSUE - JONSMOD 86 - PREFACE' COASTAL ENGINEERING 11, (5-6) 392-392 Author Site
Dyke PPG 1987 'Tidal Streams in Shallow Water' 441-453 , DOI
DYKE PPG 1987 'WATER CIRCULATION IN THE FIRTH OF FORTH, SCOTLAND' PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH SECTION B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 93, 273-284 Author Site
DYKE PPG 1986 'HEAPS,NORMAN - OBITUARY' CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH 6, (6) R1-R2 Author Site
Dyke PPG 1985 'Editorial' Applied Mathematical Modelling 9, (6) 394-394 , DOI
DYKE PPG 1985 'PAPERS PRESENTED AT THE JOINT NORTH-SEA-MODELLING-GROUP-CONFERENCE, NORWAY, 2-4 JULY 1984' APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING 9, (6) 394-394 Author Site , DOI
DYKE PPG & ROBERTSON T 1985 'THE SIMULATION OF OFFSHORE TURBULENT DISPERSION USING SEEDED EDDIES' APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING 9, (6) 429-433 Author Site , DOI
Dyke PPG 1984 'Remote sensing of oil slick behaviour' Remote sensing of shelf sea hydrodynamics. Proc. 15th colloquium on ocean hydrodynamics, Liege, 1983 205-215
Dyke PPG 1984 'Remote Sensing of Oil Slick Behaviour' 205-215 , DOI
DYKE PPG & HEAPS NS 1983 'JOINT NORTH-SEA MODELING GRP (JONSMODA 82) - PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP ON MATHEMATICAL-MODELS OF THE NORTH-SEA AND SURROUNDING CONTINENTAL-SHELF SEAS, HELD AT HERIOT-WATT-UNIV, EDINBURGH, UK, 1-3 SEPTEMBER 1982' CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH 2, R1-R1 Author Site
Dyke PPG & Phelps GD 1982 'The use of irregular finite difference grids for coastal sea problems'
Dyke PPG & Phelps GD 1982 'The use of irregular finite difference grids for coastal sea problems'
Dyke PPG & Phelps GD 1982 'The use of irregular finite difference grids for coastal sea problems'
Dyke PPG & Phelps GD 1982 'The use of irregular finite difference grids for coastal sea problems'
DYKE PPG & BARSTOW SF 1981 'WAVE-INDUCED MASS-TRANSPORT - THEORY AND EXPERIMENT' JOURNAL OF HYDRAULIC RESEARCH 19, (2) 89-106 Author Site , DOI
Dyke PPG 1980 'On the Stokes' drift induced by tidal motions in a wide estuary' Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science 11, (1) 17-25 , DOI
DYKE PPG 1977 'SIMPLE OCEAN SURFACE-LAYER MODEL' RIVISTA ITALIANA DI GEOFISICA E SCIENZE AFFINI 4, (1-2) 31-34 Author Site
CREEGAN A, DYKE PPG & JOHNSON JA 1975 'SINGULARITY IN AN OCEANIC BOUNDARY-LAYER' MATHEMATICAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE CAMBRIDGE PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY 77, (MAR) 439-446 Author Site , DOI
DYKE PPG 1973 'ZEROS OF TIDAL MASS-TRANSPORT UNDER STANDING WAVES' RIVISTA ITALIANA DI GEOFISICA E SCIENZE AFFINI 22, (5-6) 353-358 Author Site
Books

JAMES GLYN and DYKE PHIL (Editors) (2020) Modern Engineering Mathematics (6th Edition) Pearson Education Ltd. 1158pp (in press)

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

Dyke P & Whitworth R 2001 Guide to Mechanics (second edition) Palgrave MacMillan 348pp.
Dyke P 1998 Advanced Calculus. Work Out Series, Macmillan Pub Limited (now Palgrave) 183pp.
Dyke PPG 1996 Modelling Marine Processes, Ellis Horwood/Prentice Hall, 152pp
Dyke P 1995 Mechanics. Work Out Series, McMillan/Palgrave 215pp.


James G, Dyke P, Searl J, Craven M & Wei Y 2020 Modern Engineering Mathematics. Pearson Education
James G, Dyke PPG, Burley D, Clements D, Steele N, Searl J, Wright J, Craven MJ, Reis T, et. al 2018 Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics. Pearson
Dyke P 2018 Two and Three Dimensional Calculus with Applications in Science and Engineering. John Wiley & Sons
Dyke P 2016 Modelling Coastal and Marine Processes Second Edition. World Scientific Publishing Company
Dyke PPG 2014 An Introduction to Laplace Transforms and Fourier Series. 2nd London Heidelberg New York Dordrecht Springer Springer S U M S series Publisher Site , DOI
Dyke PPG 2013 Coastal and Shelf Sea Modelling. Springer Science & Business Media
DYKE PPG 2007 Modeling Coastal and Offshore Processes, . . Imperial College Press/World Scientific Press
Dyke P & Whitworth R 2001 Guide to Mechanics. Palgrave MacMillan
Dyke P 1998 Advanced Calculus. Macmillan Pub Limited
Dyke PPG 1996 Modelling Marine Processes.
Dyke P 1995 Mechanics. Palgrave
Chapters

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.

Dyke PPG 2018 'Functions of a Complex Variable' in James G; Dyke P Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics Harlow England Pearson 250-313
Dyke PPG 2015 'Introduction to Discrete Mathematics' in James G Modern Engineering Mathematics Pearson Education 423-471
Dyke PPG 2007 'An Introduction to Discrete Mathematics, Chapter 6' in James G Modern Engineering Mathemtics, 4th Edition Pearson,
Conference Papers

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.

Chen H & Dyke P 2015 'Modelling and prediction of stock price dynamics using system identification methodology based on a popularly used technique analysis data' 2015 SAI Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys) 10/11/2015 11/11/2015 IEEE , DOI
Zoakos S, Dyke PPG & Graham DI 2000 'Turbulence closure models for stratified seas' 513-522
Chen HX & Dyke PPG 1998 'Multivariate time-series model for suspended sediment concentration' 123-150 , DOI
Dyke PPG 1985 'MODELLING IN OFFSHORE AND COASTAL ENGINEERING' 1-2
DYKE PPG & BARSTOW SF 1980 'THE ROLE OF MASS-TRANSPORT IN SEA-SURFACE CIRCULATION' 223-224
DYKE PPG 1979 'TIDAL OSCILLATIONS IN A WIDE ESTUARY' 282-282
BARSTOW SF & DYKE PPG 1979 'WIND INDUCED MASS-TRANSPORT NEAR THE SEA-SURFACE' 284-285

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.


Internal Examiner for 15 PhD examinations, 3 mathematics and 12 ocean science.