John Trevor Stuart

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Professor Trevor Stuart
Born John Trevor Stuart
(1929-01-29) 29 January 1929 (age 85)[1][2]
Fields Fluid mechanics
Institutions Imperial College London
Royal College of Science
Alma mater Imperial College London
Thesis Stability of viscous motion for finite disturbances (1952)
Notable awards Fellow of the Royal Society (1974)
Otto Laporte Award (1987)
Senior Whitehead Prize (1984)
Website
www3.imperial.ac.uk/people/t.stuart

(John) Trevor Stuart FRS (born 29 January 1929)[1] is a mathematician and Senior Research Investigator at Imperial College London[3] working in theoretical fluid mechanics, hydrodynamic stability of fluid flows and nonlinear partial differential equations.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Education[edit]

Stuart was educated Gateway Grammar School, Leicester[1] and Imperial College of Science and Technology, London where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in 1949[1] and a PhD in 1953.[11]

Career[edit]

Stuart joined the Aeronautics Division of the National Research Laboratory, returning to join the staff of Imperial College after a few years. He was appointed Professor of Theoretical Fluid Mechanics in 1966 and was Head of the Department of Mathematics from 1974 to 1979 and 1983 to 1986. He was Dean of the Royal College of Science from 1990 to 1993. He is currently Emeritus Professor at Imperial. [12]

Awards[edit]

Stuart was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1974 and awarded the Otto Laporte Award in 1985 and the Senior Whitehead Prize in 1984. He also holds honorary Doctor of Science degrees from Brown University and the University of East Anglia. He is current editor of the Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society.[13][14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "STUART, Prof. (John) Trevor". Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press. (subscription required)
  2. ^ Gay, Hannah (2007). The History of Imperial College London, 1907–2007.
  3. ^ "John Trevor Stuart's homepage at Imperial College London". Archived from the original on 2012-03-03. 
  4. ^ Stuart, J. T. (1996). "Evolution of vorticity in perturbed flow in a pipe". Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science 13 (3): 206–201. doi:10.1016/S0894-1777(96)00081-7.  edit
  5. ^ Stuart, J. T. (1998). "Singularities in Three-Dimensional Compressible Euler Flows with Vorticity". Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics 10: 385–391. Bibcode:1998ThCFD..10..385S. doi:10.1007/s001620050071.  edit
  6. ^ Stuart, J. T. (1997). "The quarterly journal of mechanics and applied mathematics 1947-1997". The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics 50 (4): 497–498. doi:10.1093/qjmam/50.4.497.  edit
  7. ^ Dhanak, M. R.; Stuart, J. T. (1995). "Distortion of the Stagnation-Point Flow Due to Cross-Stream Vorticity in the External Flow". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 352 (1700): 443. Bibcode:1995RSPTA.352..443D. doi:10.1098/rsta.1995.0081.  edit
  8. ^ Stuart, J. T. (1986). "Taylor-Vortex Flow: A Dynamical System". SIAM Review 28 (3): 315–342. doi:10.1137/1028104.  edit
  9. ^ Stuart, J. T.; Diprima, R. C. (1978). "The Eckhaus and Benjamin-Feir Resonance Mechanisms". Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 362 (1708): 27. Bibcode:1978RSPSA.362...27S. doi:10.1098/rspa.1978.0118.  edit
  10. ^ Eagles, P. M.; Stuart, J. T.; Diprima, R. C. (2006). "The effects of eccentricity on torque and load in Taylor-vortex flow". Journal of Fluid Mechanics 87 (2): 209. doi:10.1017/S002211207800155X.  edit
  11. ^ Stuart, John Trevor (1953). Stability of viscous motion for finite disturbances (PhD thesis). Imperial College London. (subscription required)
  12. ^ "Imperial College Fellowship Awards". Imperial College. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  13. ^ Stuart, T. (2012). "Editorial". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2012.0040.  edit
  14. ^ Stuart, J. T. (2013). "Derek William Moore. 19 April 1931 -- 15 July 2008". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2013.0014.  edit