Dr Simon Watt

+61 2 626 88806

LOCATION

Room G34 SSCI South (Bldg 26) School of Science, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

  • PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles

Huang Z; Sidhu HS; Towers IN; Jovanoski Z; Watt S; Gubernov VV, 2020, 'Properties of nonadiabatic combustion waves in competitive exothermic reactions', Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 77, pp. 1216 - 1228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apm.2019.09.010

Nelson MI; Sidhu HS; Watt S; Hai FI, 2019, 'Performance analysis of the activated sludge model (number 1)', Food and Bioproducts Processing, vol. 116, pp. 41 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fbp.2019.03.014

Watt SD; Sidhu HS; Jovanoski Z; Towers IN; Huang Z, 2019, 'Watershed initial conditions for propagating waves in a system with bistability: A weight-function approach', Applied Mathematics Letters, vol. 91, pp. 106 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aml.2018.11.018

Phelps H; Watt S; Sidhu H; Sidhu L, 2018, 'Using phase change materials and air gaps in designing fire fighting suits: a mathematical investigation', Fire Technology, vol. 55, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10694-018-0794-z

Huang Z; Sidhu H; Towers I; Jovanoski Z; Watt S, 2018, 'On the route to extinction in non-adiabatic flames from competitive exothermic reactions', Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/mmnp/2018047

Watt SD; Sharpe GJ; Falle SAEG; Braithwaite M, 2012, 'A streamline approach to two-dimensional steady non-ideal detonation: The straight streamline approximation', Journal of Engineering Mathematics, vol. 75, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10665-011-9506-0

Watt SD; Sidhu HS; Nelson MI; Ray A, 2010, 'Analysis of a Model for Ethanol Production through Continuous Fermentation:Ethanol productivity', International Journal of Chemical Engineering, vol. 8, pp. 1 - 17

Sidhu HS; Watt SD; Nelson MI, 2009, 'Performance comparison between a two-reactor cascade and a single tank in an activated sludge wastewater treatment process', International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, vol. 3, pp. 214 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJEWM.2009.026338

Sidhu HS; Watt SD; Nelson MI; Ray AK, 2007, 'Performance improvement and dynamical behaviour analysis of a cascade of two CSTRs', International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, vol. 5

Watt SD; Sharpe GJ, 2005, 'Linear and nonlinear dynamics of cylindrically and spherically expanding detonation waves', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 522, pp. 329 - 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022112004001946

Watt SD; Sharpe GJ, 2004, 'One-dimensional linear stability of curved detonations', Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, vol. 460, pp. 2551 - 2568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2004.1290

Batchelor MT; Burne RV; Henry BI; Watt SD, 2003, 'Mathematical and image analysis of Stromatolite morphogensis', Mathematical Geology, vol. 35, pp. 789 - 803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:MATG.0000007779.17079.fd

Watt SD; Staggs JEJ; McIntosh AC; Brindley J, 2001, 'A theoretical explanation of the influence of char formation on the ignition of polymers', Fire Safety Journal, vol. 36, pp. 421 - 436, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0379-7112(01)00008-X

Batchelor MT; Burns RC; Henry BI; Watt SD, 2000, 'Deterministic KPZ model for stromatolite laminae', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 282, pp. 123 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4371(00)00077-7

Hearn CJ; Sidhu HS; Watt SD, 1999, 'Analysis of non-linear behaviour of shallow drought estuaries using the Stommel model', Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 23, pp. 35 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0307-904X(98)10055-0

Watt SD; Weber RO; Sidhu HS; Mercer GN, 1999, 'A weight-function approach for determining watershed initial conditions for combustion waves', IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, vol. 62, pp. 195 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/imamat/62.2.195

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1998, 'Mean-field analysis of Williams-Bjerknes-type growth', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 256, pp. 295 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4371(98)00228-3

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1998, 'Surface width scaling in noise reduced Eden clusters', Physical Review E, vol. 58, pp. 4023 - 4026, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.58.4023

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1998, 'Continuum model for radial interface growth', Physica A - Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, vol. 260, pp. 11 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4371(98)00326-4

Weber RO; Watt SD, 1997, 'Combustion Waves', Journal of Australian Mathematical Society B, vol. 38, pp. 464 - 476

Pleasants AB; Wake GC; McCall DG; Watt SD, 1997, 'Modelling pasture mass through time in a managed grazing system subject to perturbations resulting from complexity in natural biological processes', Agricultural Systems, vol. 53, pp. 191 - 208

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 1997, 'Who cares what`s new?', Nature, vol. 387, pp. 337 - 337, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/387337b0

Watt SD; Roberts AJ, 1996, 'The construction of zonal models of dispersion in channels via matched centre manifolds', Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society Series B-Applied Mathematics, vol. 38, pp. 101 - 125

Watt SD; Weber RO, 1996, 'Reaction waves and non-constant diffusivity', Journal of Australian Mathematical Society B, vol. 37, pp. 458 - 473

Wake GC; Watt SD, 1996, 'The relaxation of May's conjecture for the logistic equation', Applied Mathematics Letters, vol. 9, pp. 59 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0893-9659(96)00073-0

Mercer GN; Weber RO; Gray BW; Watt SD, 1996, 'Combustion pseudo-waves in a system with reactant consumption and heat loss', Mathematical and Computer Modelling, vol. 24, pp. 29 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0895-7177(96)00136-7

Watt SD; Roberts AJ; Weber RO, 1995, 'Dimensional reduction of a bushfire model', Mathematical and Computer Modelling, vol. 21, pp. 79 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0895-7177(95)00055-7

WATT SD; ROBERTS AJ, 1995, 'THE ACCURATE DYNAMIC MODELING OF CONTAMINANT DISPERSION IN CHANNELS', SIAM JOURNAL ON APPLIED MATHEMATICS, vol. 55, pp. 1016 - 1038, http://dx.doi.org/10.1137/S0036139993257971

Conference Papers

Watt S; Jovanoski Z; Sidhu HS; Towers I; Welbourne D, 2017, 'Population response to environmental change: A model with an alternate stable state', in Syme G; Hatton MacDonald D; Fulton B; Piantadosi J (eds.), MODSIM2017, 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation., Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ), Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 154 - 159, presented at The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017, https://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2017/A4/watt2.pdf

Mijangos L; Holleley C; Nichols R; Towers I; Jovanoski Z; Sidhu HS; Watt S; Adamack A; Sherwin W, 2017, 'Genetic linkage to explain genetic variation', in Syme G; Hatton MacDonald D; Fulton B; Piantadosi J (eds.), MODSIM2017, 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation., The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 127 - 133, presented at The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017, https://www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2017/A4/mijangos.pdf

Saifuddin R; Jovanoski Z; Safuan H; Watt S; Sidhu HS; Towers I, 2017, 'Invasive species in a confined environment: Reindeer population in the Pribilof Islands', in Syme G; Hatton MacDonald D; Fulton B; Piantadosi J (eds.), The 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, presented at International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017

WATT S; Sidhu HS; Jovanoski Z; Towers I; Sharples J; Gubernov V, 2017, 'Propagation of travelling waves in a complex system modelling fire spread', in Propagation of travelling waves in a complex system modelling fire spread, 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, presented at 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 03 December 2017 - 08 December 2017

Watt SD; Sharpe GJ; Falle SAEG, 2010, 'A streamline approach to steady non-ideal detonation theory', in Proceedings - 14th International Detonation Symposium, IDS 2010, pp. 797 - 805

Watt S; Braithwaite M; Brown WB; Falle S; Sharpe G, 2009, 'Maximum entropy theory of non-ideal detonation', in AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 213 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3295106

Watt SD; Staggs JEJ; McIntosh AC; Brindley J, 2003, 'Comparison of competitive and non-competitive char formation in polymer combustion', in Fire Safety Science, pp. 605 - 616, http://dx.doi.org/10.3801/IAFSS.FSS.7-605

Batchelor MT; Henry BI; Watt SD, 2000, 'Form and scaling of radial growth', in Tokuyama M; Stanley HE (ed.), 3rd Tohwa University Intern. Conf, AIP Conference Proceedings, AMER INST PHYSICS, Fukuoka, Japan, pp. 521 - 530, presented at 3rd Tohwa University Intern. Conf, AIP Conference Proceedings, Fukuoka, Japan, 08 November 1999 - 12 November 1999, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000088786100099&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Rail DL; Henry BI; Watt SD, 2000, 'Self-organized criticality models of neural development', in Novak MM (ed.), PARADIGMS OF COMPLEXITY, WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBL CO PTE LTD, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE, pp. 77 - 85, presented at Fractals 2000 Conference, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE, 16 April 2000 - 19 April 2000, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000168276100007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Weber RO; Mercer GN; Gray BF; Watt SD, 1994, 'Combustion waves: Non adiabatic', in Buckmaster J; Takeno T (ed.), MODELING IN COMBUSTION SCIENCE, SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, KAPAA, HI, pp. 285 - 295, presented at US/Japan Seminar on Modeling in Combustion Science, KAPAA, HI, 24 July 1994 - 29 July 1994, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1995BE87P00022&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1