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Prof Stephen O'Brien

Professional Activities

Association

  • President (2014-2015), The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI)

Publications

Book Chapter

2006

Thin Film Flows: Theory and Modeling.
O'Brien, SBG; Schwartz, LW
Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, Second Edition.

2005

Explosive solutions in rimming flow.
Benilov, ES; Lacey, S; O'Brien, SBG
Mathematical Modelling and Analysis

2005

Bioremediation in a porous medium with small bio-clogging.
Chapwanya, M; O'Brien, SBG
Mathematical Modelling and Analysis

2003

A mathematical model for hammocking of a bandage on a limb
O'Brien, SBG; Casey, V
Progress in Industrial Mathematics 2002

2001

Theory and modelling of thin liquid films.
O'Brien, SBG; Schwartz, LW
Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science,

2000

Models for flows over non-flat substrates
O'Brien, SBG; Hayes, M; Lammers, J
Trends in the application of mathematics to mechanics

1999

The fluid profile of a gravity driven film over any small two dimensional object.
Hayes, MA;O'Brien, SBG; Lammers, JH
Advances in coating and drying of thin films Shaker Verlag

1997

Capillary effects in thin films.
O'Brien, SBG
Progress in Industrial Mathematics, Teubner

1997

Spin-coating over topography
Lammers, JA; O'Brien, SBG
Fluid Mechanics of coating processes, World Scientific

1996

Drying flow in a thin film induced by the presence of alcohol vapour
O'Brien, SBG
Progress in Industrial and Applied Mathematics

1996

Effects of evaporation during spin-coating,
Lammers, JH; O'Brien, SBG
The mechanics of thin film coatings, World Scientific Press.

1993

Local effects in some non-linear evolution equations
O'Brien, SBG
Integration of theory and applications in applied mechanics

1993

Surface tension and contact angle problems in industry
O'Brien, SBG
Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion

1990

Anisotropic conduction in a polymeric material
van den Brule, BHAA; O'Brien, SBG
Proceedings of the British Society of Rheology, Edinburgh.

Conference Publication

2004

ISSEC 2004
M. Chapwanya, S.B.G. O¿¿Brien

2004

ISSEC 2004.
S. Lacey, E.S. Benilov, S.B.G. O¿¿Brien

2004

ISSEC 2004
M. Robinson, S.B.G. O'Brien

2004

British Applied Mathematics Colloquium
M. Chapwanya, S.B.G. O'Brien

2002

ISSEC
M. Chapwanya, S.B.G. O¿Brien

2002

ECMI 2002
S.B.G. O'Brien, V. Casey

2001

IMS 2001
M. Hayes, S. O¿Brien

2001

ISSEC 2001
M. Hayes, S.B.G. O¿Brien

2001

IMS Meeting
S O¿Brien, V. Casey

2001

Presented at Sensors and their Applications XI conference
CASEY, V., CALLAGHAN, M., O'BRIEN, S. B. G.

2001

Sensors & their applications XI, ISMCR 2001
V. Casey, M. Callaghan, S.B.G. O¿Brien

2001

ISSEC 2001
D. Tocher, S.B.G. O¿Brien

2000

DIAS Easter Symposium
S.B.G. O¿Brien, M Hayes

2000

STAMM 2000
S.B.G. O¿Brien, M Hayes

2000

ECMI 2000
S.B.G. O'Brien, M. Hayes

2000

IUTAM 2000
S.B.G. O¿Brien, M Hayes

2000

IMS 2000
R. Fantoni, S.B.G. O'Brien

2000

ISSEC 2000
S.B.G. O¿Brien

2000

IMS 2000
S.B.G. O¿Brien, M. Hayes

1999

Third European Coating Conference
S.B.G. O¿Brien with M.A. Hayes & J.H. Lammers

1999

I.M.S. meeting
S.B.G. O¿Brien with M.A. Hayes

1998

ECMI 98
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1998
1998

D.I.T.
S.B.G. O¿Brien with M.A. Hayes & J.H. Lammers

1998

2nd International Conference on Coatings on Glass
S.B.G. O¿Brien with J.H. Lammers, & M.M.J. Decre

1997

Second European Coating Symposium
S.B.G. O¿Brien with M.A. Hayes & J.H. Lammers

1997

ISSEC
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1997
1997
1997
1997

Second European Coating Symposium
S.B.G. O¿Brien with J.H. Lammers & M. Decre

1997

DIAS Easter meeting
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1996

ECMI 1996 conference
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1996

Irish mechanics Society
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1994

A.I.Ch.E. meeting
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1994

DIAS Easter meeting
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1994

ECMI
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1994

DIAS Christmas meeting
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1993

Seventh ECMI conference
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1992
1992
1991

fifth ECMI conference
S.B.G. O¿Brien

1990

British Society of Rheology
S.B.G. O¿Brien

Other Journal

2012

The MACSI summer school: a case study in outreach in mathematics
88. J.P.F. Charpin, P. Hanrahan, J.F. Mason, S.B.G. O'Brien & M. O'Sullivan
International Journal of Mathematical education in Science and Technology DOI: 10.1080/0020739X.2012.662293

2012

The MACSI summer school: a case study in outreach in mathematics
J.P.F. Charpin, P. Hanrahan, J.F. Mason, S.B.G. O'Brien & M. O'Sullivan
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology DOI: 10.1080/0020739X.2012.662293

Other Publication

Peer Reviewed Journal

2013

Temperature evolution in a partially submerged approximate cheese cylinder
Cregan, V,O'Brien, SBG,Charpin, JPF,Cronin, K
Journal Of Food Engineering DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2012.10.022

2013

Temperature evolution in a partially submerged approximate cheese cylinder
V. Cregan, S.B.G. O’Brien, J. Charpin, K. Cronin.
Journal Of Food Engineering DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2012.10.022

2013
2012

The MACSI summer school: a case study in outreach in mathematics
J.P.F. Charpin, P. Hanrahan, J.F. Mason, S.B.G. O'Brien & M. O'Sullivan
International Journal Of Mathematical Education In Science And Technology DOI: 10.1080/0020739X.2012.662293

2011

MATHEMATICAL MODELLING OF A SOLID PARTICLE MOTION IN A RE-CIRCULATORY FLUIDISED BED UNIT
Catak, M; Bas, N; Cronin, K; O'Brien, S; Byrne, E
Canadian Journal Of Chemical Engineering DOI: 10.1002/cjce.20390

2011

A simple model for multicomponent etching
Fowler, AC; Ward, JA; O'Brien, SBG
Journal Of Colloid And Interface Science DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2010.10.056

2011

Acid polishing of lead glass
A.C. Fowler, J.A. Ward, S.B.G. O’Brien
Mathematics In Industry DOI: 10.1186/2190-5983-1-1

2010

Modelling of particle motion in an internal re-circulatory fluidized bed
Cronin, K; Catak, M; Tellez-Medina, D; Cregan, V; O'Brien, S
Chemical Engineering Journal DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2010.03.008

2010

THE SHAPE OF A SMALL LIQUID DROP ON A CONE AND PLATE RHEOMETER
Cregan, V; O'Brien, SBG; Mckee, S
Siam Journal On Applied Mathematics DOI: 10.1137/090765201

2010

A perturbation solution for bacterial growth and bioremediation in a porous medium with bio-clogging
Chapwanya, M; O'Brien, S; Williams, JF
Journal Of Computational And Applied Mathematics DOI: 10.1016/j.cam.2010.01.024

2009

Smoothing of roll wave shocks by surface tension
O'Brien S.B.G., Robinson M.
International Journal Of Pure And Applied Mathematics

2008

Waves in Guinness
Robinson, M; Fowler, AC; Alexander, AJ; O'Brien, SBG
Physics Of Fluids DOI: 10.1063/1.2929369

2007

A note on spin coating with small evaporation.
O'Brien, SBG; Cregan, V
J. Colloid And Interface Science

2007

A note on spin-coating with small evaporation
Cregan, V; O'Brien, SBG
Journal Of Colloid And Interface Science DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2007.05.019

2007

Selection of processing temperature to minimize product temperature variability in food heating processes
Cronin, K; Mackey, D; Cregan, V; O'Brien, S; Gleeson, JP; Abodayeh, K
Food And Bioproducts Processing DOI: 10.1205/fbp07080

2006

Further self-interescting solutions of the pendant drop equations
O'Brien, SBG
Proceedings Royal Irish Academy, Section A

2005

A model for gravity driven flow of a thin liquid-solid solution with evaporation effects
Hayes, M; O'Brien, SBG
Zeitschrift Fur Angewandte Mathematik Und Physik DOI: 10.1007/s00033-005-3098-3

2005

Corner and start-up singularities in porous flow
Chapwanya, M; O'Brien, SBG
Journal Of Computational And Applied Mathematics DOI: 10.1016/j.cam.2004.07.010

2004

Spin-coating over a small sinusoidal topography
Hayes, M; O'Brien, SBG
Int. J. Mathematics & Mathematical Sciences

2004

Asymptotics of self-intersecting loop solutions of the pendant drop equations
O'Brien, SBG
Zeitschrift Fur Angewandte Mathematik Und Mechanik DOI: 10.1002/zamm.200310095

2004

Similarity solutions in groundwater flow.
O'Brien, SBG; Chapwanya, M
Journal Of Computational And Applied Mathematics

2003

Lithospheric failure on Venus
Fowler, AC; O'Brien, SBG
Proceedings Of The Royal Society Of London Series A-Mathematical Physical And Engineering Sciences DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2002.1083

2003

A mathematical model for hammocking of a bandage on a limb
O'Brien, SBG; Casey, V
Progress In Industrial Mathematics

2002

A mechanism for linear instability in two-dimensional rimming flow
O'Brien, SBG
Quarterly Of Applied Mathematics

2002

Asymptotics of a sequence of pendant drops
O'Brien, SBG
Siam Journal On Applied Mathematics DOI: 10.1137/S0036139901384789

2002

A model for dip-coating of a two liquid mixture.
Hayes, M; O'Brien, SBG
Int. J. Mathematics & Mathematical Sciences

2002

Asymptotic and numerical solutions for a hammocking model
O'Brien, SBG; Casey, V
Quarterly Journal Of Mechanics And Applied Mathematics DOI: 10.1093/qjmam/55.3.409

2002

Linear stability of rimming flow
O'Brien, SBG
Quarterly Of Applied Mathematics

2002

Numerical and asymptotic solutions for hammocking.
O'Brien, SBG; Casey, V
Quart. J. Mech. App. Math

2002

A mechanism for two dimensional instabilities in rimming flow.
O'Brien, SBG
Quarterly Of Applied Mathematics

2001

Evaporative and topographical effects in coating flows.
O'Brien, SBG; Hayes, M
Mathematics In Engineering And Industry

2001

Evaporative and topographical effects in coating flows
O'Brien, SBG; Hayes, M
Mathematics In Industry

2001

Pressure measurement under a bandage
Casey, V; O'Callaghan, M; O'Brien, SBG
Sensors and their Application

2000

Green's function for flow over a small two dimensional topography
Hayes, M; O'Brien, SBG; Lammers, J
Physics Of Fluids

2000

Small exponent asymptotics
Fowler, AC; Kember, G; O'Brien, SGB
Ima Journal Of Applied Mathematics DOI: 10.1093/imamat/64.1.23

2000

Exponential asymptotics with a small exponent
Kember, GC; Fowler, AC; Evans, JD; O'Brien, SBG
Quarterly Of Applied Mathematics

1998

Asymptotics with small exponent in a model for ice-sheet surging
O'Brien, SBG; Gath, EG; Fowler, AC
Proceedings Royal Irish Academy, Section A

1998

A model for the coating of cylindrical light bulbs.
O'Brien, SBG
Progress In Industrial Mathematics

1998

The location of a shock in rimming flow
O'Brien, SBG; Gath, EG
Physics Of Fluids DOI: 10.1063/1.869630

1997

Asymptotics of a pinhole
OBrien, SBG
Journal Of Colloid And Interface Science DOI: 10.1006/jcis.1997.4982

1996

A mechanism for episodic subduction on Venus
Fowler, AC; OBrien, SBG
Journal Of Geophysical Research-Planets DOI: 10.1029/95JE03261

1996

An implicit surface tension algorithm for picard solvers of surface-tension-dominated free and moving boundary problems
Slikkerveer P.J., Van Lohuizen E.P., O'Brien S.B.G.
International Journal For Numerical Methods In Fluids

1995

An implicit surface tension algorithm for surface tension dominated free and moving boundary problems.
Slikkerveer, PJ; van Lohuizen, EP; O'Brien, SBG
Numerical Methods In Fluids

1994
1994

Using applied mathematics in industrial problems.
O'Brien, SBG
Bulletin Irish Mathematics Society

1994

Asymptotic solutions for double pendant and extended sessile drops
O'Brien, SBG
Quarterly Of Applied Mathematics

1993

On Marangoni drying: non-linear waves in a thin film
O'Brien, SBG
Journal Of Fluid Mechanics

1991

A mathematical model for the cleansing of silicon substrates by fluid immersion
O'Brien, SBG; van den Brule, BHAA
J. Colloid And Interface Science

1990

Anisotropic conduction of heat in a flowing polymeric material.
van den Brule, BHAA; O'Brien, SBG
Rheologica Acta

1989

A moving boundary problem in porous flow
O'Brien, SBG; Dijksman, JF
Mathematics In Engineering And Industry

1989

Particle removal by surface tension forces
O'Brien, SBG; Leenaars, AFM
Philips Journal Of Research