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., Wilson, M., & Steyn-Ross, D. (2019). Designing, measuring and modelling a small-scale coil and stimulation circuit for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). In New Zealand Institute of Physics Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand. Open Access version:

  • Malluwawadu, S., Steyn-Ross, D., Steyn-Ross, M., & Wilson, M. (2019). Investigating action potential initiation and death in human cortex using a novel modelling approach. In New Zealand Institute of Physics Conference 2019. Christchurch.

  • Jayananda, D., Kularatna, N., & Steyn-Ross, D. A. (2019). Performance characteristics of energy-efficient led lamps leading to supercapacitor assisted LED (SCALED) technique for dc-microgrid applications. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology Vol. 2019-February (pp. 515-520). doi:10.1109/ICIT.2019.8754988

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Contact Details

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