Associate Professor D. Alistair Steyn-Ross

Associate Professor

Qualifications: MSc(Hons) PhD Waikato MRSNZ MNZIP

Research Interests

  • Cortical modelling
  • Modelling of human cortex
  • Signal processing of EEG waveforms
  • Clinical monitoring of anaesthesia

Research Supervised


  • Leyla Noroozbabaee
  • Malithi Chandrasiri

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Steyn-Ross, M. L., Steyn-Ross, D. A., Voss, L. J., & Sleigh, J. W. (2019). Spinodal decomposition in a mean-field model of the cortex: Emergence of hexagonally symmetric activation patterns. Physical Review E, 99(1). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.99.012318

  • Khokhar, F. A., Steyn-Ross, D. A., & Wilson, M. A. R. C. U. S. (2018). Designing, measuring and modelling a small-scale coil and stimulation circuit for transcranial magnetic stimulation. In K. Hillman (Ed.), Proceedings of the 36th Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research Vol. 2018. Conference held Queenstown, New Zealand. Open Access version:

  • Bukoski, A., Steyn-Ross, D. A., Pickett, A. F., & Steyn-Ross, M. L. (2018). Anesthesia modifies subthreshold critical slowing down in a stochastic Hodgkin-Huxley-like model with inhibitory synaptic input. Physical Review E, 97(6). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.97.062403

  • Jayananda, D., Kularatna, N., & Steyn-Ross, D. A. (2018). Design approach for supercapacitor assisted LED lighting (SCALED) technique for DC-microgrids. In 2018 IEEE International Conference On Industrial Electronics For Sustainable Energy Systems (IESES) - Proceedings (pp. 27-31). Hamilton, New Zealand: IEEE. doi:10.1109/IESES.2018.8349845

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Contact Details

Room: DE.2.01
Phone: +64 7 838 4340