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Dr Quoc Nguyen

Quoc Nguyen
Associate Professor
School of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

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Dr Quoc Nguyen

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

Research interests: Non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, Multiphase flows in complex geometries, Industrial rheology, Minerals processing, Food processing

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2000 Associate Professor University of Adelaide

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
Monash University, Melbourne Australia PhD in Chemical Engineering
Monash University, Melbourne Australia B.Eng.(Hon.) Chemical Engineering

Journals

Year Citation
2015 Blake, L., Jenner, C., Barber, A., Gibson, R., O'Neill, B., & Nguyen, Q. (2015). Effect of waxy flour blends on dough rheology and bread quality. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 50(4), 926-933.
DOI Scopus6 WoS4
2011 Franco, Z., & Nguyen, Q. (2011). Flow properties of vegetable oil-diesel fuel blends. Fuel, 90(2), 838-843.
DOI Scopus51 WoS42
2010 Liew, C., Nguyen, Q., & Ngothai, Y. (2010). Effect of sodium chloride on the formation and stability of n-dodecane nanoemulsions by the PIT method. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering (Online), 5(4 Sp Iss), 570-576.
DOI Scopus8 WoS7
2010 Smith, P., Ngothai, Y., Nguyen, Q., & O'Neill, B. (2010). The addition of alkoxy side-chains to biodiesel and the impact on flow properties. Fuel, 89(11), 3517-3522.
DOI Scopus12 WoS8
2010 Smith, P., Ngothai, Y., Nguyen, Q., & O'Neill, B. (2010). Improving the low-temperature properties of biodiesel: Methods and consequences. Renewable Energy, 35(6), 1145-1151.
DOI Scopus87 WoS74
2009 Smith, P., Ngothai, Y., Nguyen, Q., & O'Neill, B. (2009). Alkoxylation of biodiesel and its impact on low-temperature properties. Fuel, 88(4), 605-612.
DOI Scopus28 WoS25
2009 Smith, P., O'Neill, B., Ngothai, Y., & Nguyen, Q. (2009). Butoxylation of butyl biodiesel: Reaction conditions and cloud point impact. Calcified Tissue International, 23(7), 3798-3803.
DOI Scopus6 WoS7
2008 Ee, S., Duan, X., Liew, C., & Nguyen, Q. (2008). Droplet size and stability of nano-emulsions produced by the temperature phase inversion method. Chemical Engineering Journal, 140(1-3), 626-631.
DOI Scopus75 WoS59
2007 Davidson, M., Nguyen, Q., & Ronningsen, H. (2007). Restart model for a multi-plug gelled waxy oil pipeline. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 59(1-2), 1-16.
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2007 De Kee, D., Kim, Y., & Nguyen, Q. (2007). Measuring rheological properties using a slotted plate device. Korea-Australia Rheology Journal, 19(2), 75-80.
2006 Nguyen, Q., Akroyd, T., De Kee, D., & Zhu, L. (2006). Yield stress measurements in suspensions: an inter-laboratory study. Korea-Australia Rheology Journal, 18(1), 15-24.
2004 Davidson, M., Nguyen, Q., Chang, C., & Hans, P. (2004). A model for restart of a pipeline with compressible gelled waxy crude oil. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 123(2-3), 269-280.
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2003 Akroyd, T., & Nguyen, Q. (2003). Continuous on-line rheological measurements for rapid settling slurries. Minerals Engineering, 16(8), 731-738.
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2003 Akroyd, T., & Nguyen, Q. (2003). Continuous rheometry for industrial slurries. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 27(5), 507-514.
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2002 Coussot, P., Nguyen, Q., Huynh, H., & Bonn, D. (2002). Viscosity bifurcation in thixotropic, yielding fluids. Journal of Rheology, 46(3), 573-589.
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2002 Coussot, P., Nguyen, Q., Huynh, H., & Bonn, D. (2002). Avalanche behavior in yield stress fluids. Physical Review Letters, 88(17), 5501-1-5501-4.
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2002 Tonmukayakul, N., & Nguyen, Q. (2002). A new rheometer for direct measurement of the flow properties of coal ash at high temperatures. Fuel, 81(4), 397-404.
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2001 Barnes, H., & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Rotating vane rheometry - a review. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 98(1), 1-14.
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2001 Huilgol, R., & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Variational principles and variational inequalities for the unsteady flows of a yield stress fluid. International Journal of Non-linear Mechanics, 36(1), 49-67.
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2000 Chang, C., Boger, D., & Nguyen, Q. (2000). Influence of thermal history on the waxy structure of statically cooled waxy crude oil. SPE Journal, 5(2), 148-157.
2000 Shen, L., Zhang, D. K., Yan, H., Roach, J., & Nguyen, Q. (2000). Low temperature pyrolysis of an Australian brown coal in a fluidised bed reactor. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 8(3/4), 293-309.
1998 Nguyen, Q., Jensen, C., & Kristensen, P. (1998). Experimental and modelling studies of the flow properties of maize and waxy maize starch pastes. Chemical Engineering Journal, 70(2), 165-171.
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1998 Nguyen, Q., & Boger, D. (1998). Application of rheology to solving tailings disposal problems. International Journal of Mineral Processing, 54(3-4), 217-233.
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1997 Nguyen, Q., Logos, C., & Semmler, T. (1997). Rheological properties of South Australian coal-water slurries. Coal Preparation, 18(3-4), 185-199.
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1996 Nguyen, Q., & Logos, C. (1996). Effect of particle size on the flow properties of a South Australian coal-water slurry. Powder Technology, 88(1), 55-58.
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1995 Kleinig, A., Mansell, C., Nguyen, Q., Badalyan, A., & Middelberg, A. (1995). Influence of broth dilution on the disruption of Escherichia coli. Biotechnology Techniques, 9(10), 759-762.
DOI Scopus17 WoS15

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2012 Caruso, N., Nguyen, Q., & Zhang, H. (2012). Two-phase flow and displacement in eccentric annuli: a CFD study. In Proceedings of CHEMECA 2012 (pp. 1775-1783). online: Engineers Australia.
2010 Liew, C., Nguyen, Q., & Ngothai, Y. (2010). Formation and stability of n-dodecane nanoemulsions produced by the PIT method: effects of oil concentration and type of surfactant. In Proceedings of Chemeca 2010 (pp. 1-10). Australia: Engineers Australia.
2009 Smith, P., O'Neill, B., Ngothai, Y., & Nguyen, Q. (2009). Butoxylation of butyl biodiesel and its impact on cloud point. In Proceedings of the 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (pp. 1-7). Canada: The Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering.
2008 Savery, M., Tonmukayakul, P., Chin, W., Deawwanich, T., Liew, C., & Nguyen, Q. (2008). Laminar displacement of viscoplastic fluids in eccentric annuli-numerical simulation and experimental validations. In Proceedings of XXII ICTAM 2008 (pp. 1-2). CD: UofA.
2008 Ngothai, Y., Donnelly, S., Woolley, M., & Nguyen, Q. (2008). Investigation of the rheological characteristics of shear thickening fluids for potential applications in body armour. In Proceeding of the Chemeca 2008 Conference (pp. 652-659). CD: Engineers Australia.
2008 Liew, C., Nguyen, Q., & Ngothai, Y. (2008). The stability of N-Dodecane/brine nanoemulsions produced by phase inversion temperature method. In Proceeding of the Chemeca 2008 Conference (pp. 1625-1634). CD: Engineers Australia.
2008 Franco, Z., Deawwanich, T., & Nguyen, Q. (2008). Thermo-rheological behaviour of vegetable oils blended with diesel fuel. In Proceeding of the Chemeca 2008 Conference (pp. 1757-1766). CD: Proceedings of Chemeca 2008.
2008 Deawwanich, T., Liew, C., Nguyen, Q., Savery, S., Tonmukayakul, N., & Chin, W. (2008). Displacement of viscoplastic fluids in eccentric annuli: numerical simulation and experimental validation. In Proceeding of the Chemeca 2008 Conference (pp. 1986-1997). CD: Engineers Australia.
2008 Franco, Z., & Nguyen, Q. (2008). Rheological properties of vegetable oil-diesel fuel blends. In Proceedings of AIP Conference Vol. 1027 (pp. 1450-1452). United States: Springer New York LLC.
DOI Scopus3 WoS3
2008 Nguyen, Q., Deawwanich, T., Savery, M., & Chin, W. (2008). Flow visualization and numerical simulation of viscoplastic fluid displacements in eccentric annuli. In Proceedings of the AIP Conference XV Rheology Vol. 1027 (pp. 279-281). United States: Springer New York LLC.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
2006 Brauer, M., & Nguyen, Q. (2006). Rheological characterisation of low rank coal ash under gasification conditions. In B. R. Young, D. A. Patterson, & X. D. Chen (Eds.), Proceedings of Chemeca 2006 (pp. CDROM1-CDROM6). CDROM: University of Auckland.
2006 Colby, C., Ngothai, Y., Nguyen, Q., O'Neill, B., Liu, D., & Majewski, P. (2006). Higher temperatures accelerate formation of biomimetic HA coatings on Ti implants using SAMs. In B. R. Young, D. A. Patterson, & X. D. Chen (Eds.), Proceedings of Chemeca 2006 (pp. CDROM1-CDROM5). CDROM: University of Auckland.
2006 Shi, Y., Majewski, P., Ngothai, Y., Nguyen, Q., & Thierry, B. (2006). High quality monodisperse dextran-coated magnetic nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging. In B. R. Young, D. A. Patterson, & X. D. Chen (Eds.), Proceedings of Chemeca 2006 (pp. CDROM1-CDROM6). CDROM: University of Auckland.
2003 Ngothai, Y., Nguyen, Q., & Bhattacharya, S. (2003). A Krieger's dimensional approach to scaling the viscosity of polystyrene latex-gelatin dispersions. In Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast, & N. Swain (Eds.), Proceedings of CHEMECA 2003 (pp. CDROM 1-CDROM 10). CDROM: The Institution of Engineers.
2003 Akroyd, T., & Nguyen, Q. (2003). Effect of density difference between the solids and suspending liquid on the rheological properties of setting slurries. In Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast, & N. Swain (Eds.), Proceedings of CHEMECA 2003 (pp. CDROM 1-CDROM 7). CDROM: The Institution of Engineers.
2003 Nguyen, Q., & Davidson, M. (2003). A start-up model for gelled waxy oil pipeline. In Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast, & N. Swain (Eds.), Proceedings of CHEMECA 2003 (pp. CDROM 1-CDROM 11). CDROM: The Institution of Engineers.
2003 Tonmukayakul, N., & Nguyen, Q. (2003). High-temperature rheology of a semi-solid aluminium alloy. In Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast, & N. Swain (Eds.), Proceedings of CHEMECA 2003 (pp. CDROM 1-CDROM 6). CDROM: The Institution of Engineers.
2003 Akroyd, T., Nguyen, Q., & Denier, J. (2003). The stability of helical flow of pseudoplastic fluids. In Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast, & N. Swain (Eds.), Products and Processes for the 21st Century - Proceedings of CHEMECA 2003 (pp. CDROM 1-CDROM 12). CDROM: The Institution of Engineers.
2001 Tonmukayakul, N., & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Modelling the flow properties of coal ash for fluid-bed processing of low-rank coal. In David Shallcross (Ed.), Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (pp. CDROM 1-CDROM 10). 3/21 VALE STREET NORTH MELBOURNE VIC 3051: INSTITUTION OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS IN AUSTRALIA.
2001 Akroyd, T., & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Rheological characterisation of heavy mineral slurries. In David Shallcross (Ed.), Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (pp. CDROM 1-CDROM 9). 3/21 VALE STREET NORTH MELBOURNE VIC: INSTITUTION OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS IN AUSTRALIA.
2001 Akroyd, T., & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Continuous rheometry for industrial slurries. In B. B. Dally (Ed.), Proceedings of the 14th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (pp. 681-684). ADELAIDE UNIVERSITY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA 5005: ADELAIDE UNIVERSITY.
2000 Tonmukayakul, N., & Nguyen, Q. (2000). Rheological study of alkali sulphate mixtures at high temperatures in relation to coal ash agglomeration. In D. Zhang (Ed.), Proceedings of CHEMECA 2000 (pp. CD). Barton, ACT, Australia: The Institute of Engineers, Australia.
2000 Nguyen, Q., & Sun, L. (2000). Effect of gluten and starch interactions on the structure and rheological behaviour of wheat-flour doughs. In Dong ke Zhang (Ed.), Proceedings of Chemeca 2000 - 28th Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. ACT, Australia: The Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Courses/Subjects taught:

Level 2: Process Fluid Mechanics, Professional Practice II

Level 3: Multi-phase Fluid and Particle Mechanics, Unit Operations Laboratory

Level 4: Advanced Chemical Engineering, Research Practice, Research Project

MEng (Chemical): Multi-phase Fluid and Particle Mechanics PG, Masters Project Part 1, Masters Project Part 2

 

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2012 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Red Mud Minimisation and Management for the Alumina Industry by the Carbonation Method Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Cuong Phuoc Tran
2008 - 2010 Principal Supervisor Effect of Electrolytes on Formation and Stability of n-Dodecane Nanoemulsions by the PIT Method Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Mr Jeffrey Liew
2006 - 2010 Co-Supervisor The Alkoxylation of Biodiesel and its Impact on Fuel Properties Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Paul Smith
2005 - 2005 Co-Supervisor Microencapsulation of Protein with EUDRAGIT S 100 Polymer Master of Applied Science Master Full Time Miss Dan Li
2005 - 2010 Co-Supervisor A Molecular Dynamics Study of Flow Regimes with Effects of Wall Properties in 2-D Nano-Couette Flows Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr David To
2004 - 2007 Co-Supervisor Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Diagnosis Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Mr Yunyu Shi
2004 - 2007 Co-Supervisor Effect of Acetylation on the Properties of Corn Starch Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Ms Aning Ayucitra
1999 - 2004 Principal Supervisor Continuous Flow Rheometry for Settling Slurries Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Timothy Akroyd
1998 - 2004 Principal Supervisor RHEOLOGICAL CHARACTERISATION OF LOW-RANK COAL ASH AT HIGH TEMPERATURES Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Narongsak Tonmukayakul
Position
Associate Professor
Phone
83135456
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering North, floor 1
Room Number
1 17
Org Unit
School of Chemical Engineering

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