Alfonso Chinnici

Dr Alfonso Chinnici

University Research Fellow

School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2018 - ongoing Research Manager & Head Secretariat Centre for Energy Technology, The University of Adelaide,
    2017 - 2017 Visiting Researcher ETH Zurich
    2016 - ongoing Senior Researcher Centre for Energy Technology, The University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2016 Research Associate Centre for Energy Technology, The University of Adelaide
    2011 - 2014 Research Fellow Combustion Institute Research, IRC CNR
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2014 University Federico II of Naples Italy PhD Chemical Engineering
    2010 University Federico II of Naples Italy Ms Chemical Engineering
    2007 University Federico II of Naples Italy BE Chemical Engineering
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    Chartered Industrial Engineer Order of the Engineer (Italy) -
  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Co-Supervisor Modelling of the Direct Reduction of Iron Ore in a Shaft Furnace Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Renae O'Hara
    2022 Principal Supervisor Thermal pre-treatment of low grade ores Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Yuecheng Lin
    2021 Co-Supervisor Innovative Sustainable Approach to Calcination Process Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Eyad Al Smadi
    2021 Co-Supervisor Effect of Hydrogen Blending in Industrial Flames Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Adam John Gee
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - 2022 Co-Supervisor Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Particle-gas Flows in Open Vortex-based Solar Cavity Receivers Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Yining Tang
    2017 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Design and Development of a Fluidic Barrier for Solar Cavity Receivers Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Elham Alipour
    2017 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Characterising the Performance of Vortex-Based Solar Thermal Particle Receiver-Reactors Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dominic Michael Walldorf Davis
    2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor The Influence of Wind on the Heat Losses from Solar Cavity Receivers Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Leok Lee
    2015 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Techno-Economic Analysis of Hybrid Concentrating Solar Power Systems Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Jin Han Lim
  • Position: University Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83132307
  • Email: alfonso.chinnici@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134367
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor 3
  • Org Unit: Mechanical Engineering

Connect With Me
External Profiles