Azadeh Jafari

Dr Azadeh Jafari

ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A)

School of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


  • Wall-bounded turbulence
  • Flow control
  • Turbulence in the atmospheric surface layer
  • Experimental aerodynamics
  • Wind loads on heliostats in a Concentrating Solar Thermal Plant

Upgraded facilities for high-resolution flow characterisation in a wind tunnel, The ECMS ECR/MCR Seed Funding Scheme 2021, University of Adelaide, $10,000. 

Aeronautical Engineering- Lab demonstrator (2020)

Aircraft Design- Lab demonstrator (2019-2020)

Engineering Dynamics- Tutor (2018-2020)

Finite Element Analysis of Structures- Tutor (2018-2019)

English as a Second Language (2007-2014)

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Co-Supervisor Developing a frictionless rig for skin friction drag measurement Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yuxin Yang
    2022 Co-Supervisor Heliostat wind load analysis in atmospheric boundary layer Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Matthew Luke Marano
    2021 Co-Supervisor Dynamic wind load on heliostat Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Sahar Bakhshipour
    2020 Co-Supervisor Permeable Surfaces for Drag Reduction Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Van Thuan Hoang
  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2021 - ongoing Member Student/ECR Sub-committee Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2020 - ongoing Member Engineers Australia Australia
    2020 - ongoing Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics United States
    2020 - ongoing Member Early- and Mid-Career Researchers, Australian Academy of Science Australia
    2018 - ongoing Member Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society Australia
  • Position: ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A)
  • Phone: 83133252
  • Email: azadeh.jafari@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South
  • Org Unit: School of Mechanical Engineering

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