Recent Publications


  • Lowe, Tim; Mestel, Ben and Wiliams, Gareth (2016). Perceptions of Online Tutorials for Distance Learning in Mathematics and Computing. Research in Learning Technology, 24
  • Matthew, George; Nuttall, William J.; Mestel, Ben; Dooley, Laurence and Ferrão, Paulo Manuel (2016). Renewable Integration in Island Electricity Systems – A System Dynamics Assessment. In: 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Complex Systems Design & Management, 24-26 Feb 2016, Singapore.
  • Verschueren, Paul and Mestel, Ben (2016). Growth of the Sudler product of sines at the golden rotation number. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 433(1), pp. 220–226.
  • Mestel, B. D. (2016). Optimal battery charge/discharge strategies for prosumers and suppliers Energy Systems (Early Access).


  • Matthew, George Jr. S. ; Nuttall, William; Mestel, Ben and Dooley, Laurence (2015). Insights into the Thermal Generation Futures of Isolated Island Electricity Systems Using System Dynamics. In: Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference of the System Dynamics Society, 19-23 July 2015, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Loch, Birgit; Lowe, Tim W. and Mestel, Ben D. (2015). Master’s students’ perceptions of Microsoft Word for mathematical typesetting.Teaching Mathematics and its Applications, 34(2), pp. 91–101.


  • Mestel, Benjamin D. (2014). A contraction-mapping proof of Koenigs’ theorem. Aequationes Mathematicae, 88(1-2), pp. 35–38.
  • Loch, Birgit; Jordan, Camilla R.; Lowe, Tim. W. and Mestel, Ben. D. (2014). Do screencasts help to revise prerequisite mathematics? An investigation of student performance and perception. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 45(2), pp. 256–268.
  • Verschueren, Paul and Mestel, Ben D. (2014). Fixed points of composition sum operators. Journal of Difference Equations and Applications, 20(8), pp. 1152–1168.


  • Mestel, Benjamin D. (2013). A short proof of the existence of universal functions. Real Analysis Exchange, 38(2), pp. 425–430.