The stability of spike solutions to the one-dimensional Gierer–Meinhardt model D Iron, MJ Ward, J Wei Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 150 (1-2), 25-62, 2001 | 267 | 2001 |

Strong localized perturbations of eigenvalue problems MJ Ward, JB Keller SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 53 (3), 770-798, 1993 | 239 | 1993 |

An asymptotic analysis of the mean first passage time for narrow escape problems: Part II: The sphere AF Cheviakov, MJ Ward, R Straube Multiscale Modeling & Simulation 8 (3), 836-870, 2010 | 189 | 2010 |

An asymptotic analysis of the mean first passage time for narrow escape problems: Part I: Two-dimensional domains S Pillay, MJ Ward, A Peirce, T Kolokolnikov Multiscale Modeling & Simulation 8 (3), 803-835, 2010 | 182 | 2010 |

Touchdown and pull-in voltage behavior of a MEMS device with varying dielectric properties Y Guo, Z Pan, MJ Ward SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 66 (1), 309-338, 2005 | 173 | 2005 |

Summing logarithmic expansions for singularly perturbed eigenvalue problems MJ Ward, WD Heshaw, JB Keller SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 53 (3), 799-828, 1993 | 161 | 1993 |

Hopf bifurcations and oscillatory instabilities of spike solutions for the one-dimensional Gierer-Meinhardt model Ward, Wei Journal of Nonlinear Science 13, 209-264, 2003 | 145 | 2003 |

Optimizing the fundamental Neumann eigenvalue for the Laplacian in a domain with small traps T Kolokolnikov, MS Titcombe, MJ Ward European Journal of Applied Mathematics 16 (2), 161-200, 2005 | 128 | 2005 |

Diffusion on a sphere with localized traps: Mean first passage time, eigenvalue asymptotics, and Fekete points D Coombs, R Straube, M Ward SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 70 (1), 302-332, 2009 | 123 | 2009 |

The existence and stability of spike equilibria in the one-dimensional Gray–Scott model: the pulse-splitting regime T Kolokolnikov, MJ Ward, J Wei Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 202 (3-4), 258-293, 2005 | 108 | 2005 |

First passage statistics for the capture of a Brownian particle by a structured spherical target with multiple surface traps AE Lindsay, AJ Bernoff, MJ Ward Multiscale Modeling & Simulation 15 (1), 74-109, 2017 | 104 | 2017 |

Optimizing the principal eigenvalue of the Laplacian in a sphere with interior traps AF Cheviakov, MJ Ward Mathematical and Computer Modelling 53 (7-8), 1394-1409, 2011 | 101 | 2011 |

On the exponentially slow motion of a viscous shock LG Reyna, MJ Ward Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics 48 (2), 79-120, 1995 | 101 | 1995 |

The stability and dynamics of localized spot patterns in the two-dimensional Gray–Scott model W Chen, MJ Ward SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems 10 (2), 582-666, 2011 | 100 | 2011 |

The existence and stability of asymmetric spike patterns for the Schnakenberg model MJ Ward, J Wei Studies in Applied Mathematics 109 (3), 229-264, 2002 | 100 | 2002 |

A metastable spike solution for a nonlocal reaction-diffusion model D Iron, MJ Ward SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 60 (3), 778-802, 2000 | 96 | 2000 |

Spot self-replication and dynamics for the Schnakenburg model in a two-dimensional domain T Kolokolnikov, MJ Ward, J Wei Journal of nonlinear science 19, 1-56, 2009 | 91 | 2009 |

The dynamics of multispike solutions to the one-dimensional Gierer--Meinhardt model D Iron, MJ Ward SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 62 (6), 1924-1951, 2002 | 91 | 2002 |

Metastable bubble solutions for the Allen-Cahn equation with mass conservation MJ Ward SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 56 (5), 1247-1279, 1996 | 89 | 1996 |

Asymmetric spike patterns for the one-dimensional Gierer–Meinhardt model: equilibria and stability MJ Ward, J Wei European Journal of Applied Mathematics 13 (3), 283-320, 2002 | 86 | 2002 |