Professor Scott McCue

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Faculty of Science,
School of Mathematical Sciences

Personal details


Faculty of Science,
School of Mathematical Sciences


Asymptotic analysis, Continuum mechanics, Fluid mechanics, Free and moving boundary problems, Free surface flows, Granular materials, Mathematical biology, Nonlinear diffusion, Stefan problems


Applied Mathematics

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Queensland)
  • Bachelor of Science (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

Editorial Board

  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A (The Royal Society Publishing; 2021-present)
  • European Journal of Applied Mathematics (Cambridge University Press; 2018-present)
  • Journal of Engineering Mathematics (Springer; 2013-present)
  • ANZIAM Journal (Cambridge University Press; 2008-present)
  • PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science; 2015-2018)

Professional memberships

  • Australian Mathematical Society (AustMS)
  • Australian and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ANZIAM)
  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society (AFMS)
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM; former member)


Teaching discipline: Mathematical Sciences

Scott's teaching activities include teaching the following units:

  • Symmetry, Chaos and Fractals (1st year)
  • Ordinary Differential Equations (2nd year)
  • Partial Differential Equations (3rd year)
  • Applied Transport Theory (3rd year)
  • Mathematics of Fluid Flow (4th year)
  • Perturbation Methods (4th year)

Selected publications

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Research projects