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My main area of research in recent years has been the cardio-respiratory system of mammals. I have developed simplified models of lung mechanics, gas exchange and neural control of breathing and studied different aspects of the integrated system. I have also studied the interactions between the heart and the lungs and contributed to a study of optimal nutritional intake of pregnant sheep and modelling high speed weighing systems.
Regulation and function of the cardio-respiratory system.
Health and Well-being
Field of research codes
Applied Mathematics (010200): Biological Mathematics (010202): Dynamical Systems in Applications (010204): Mathematical Sciences (010000): Numerical and Computational Mathematics (010300)
Project Title: Complexity reduction in neural models
Date Range: 2009 - 2012
Funding Body: Marsden Fund - Full
Project Title: A mechanism for Chayne-Stokes respiration
Date Range: 2006 - 2008
Funding Body: Royal Society of New Zealand
Papers taught recently:
160.319 Mathematical Modelling.
160.715 Advanced Computational Methods.