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

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. 10.1111/ijfs.12710
2011 Franco, Z. & Nguyen, Q. (2011). Flow properties of vegetable oil-diesel fuel blends. Fuel, 90, 2, 838-843. 10.1016/j.fuel.2010.09.044
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. 10.1002/apj.445
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. 10.1016/j.fuel.2010.06.014
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. 10.1016/j.renene.2009.12.007
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. 10.1016/j.fuel.2008.10.026
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. 10.1021/ef9001633
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. 10.1016/j.cej.2007.12.016
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. 10.1016/j.petrol.2007.02.009
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. 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2004.09.007
2003 Akroyd, T. & Nguyen, Q. (2003). Continuous on-line rheological measurements for rapid settling slurries. Minerals Engineering, 16, 8, 731-738. 10.1016/S0892-6875(03)00167-5
2003 Akroyd, T. & Nguyen, Q. (2003). Continuous rheometry for industrial slurries. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 27, 5, 507-514. 10.1016/S0894-1777(02)00264-9
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. 10.1103/PhysRevLett.88.175501
2002 Coussot, P., Nguyen, Q., Huynh, H. & Bonn, D. (2002). Viscosity bifurcation in thixotropic, yielding fluids. Journal of Rheology, 46, 3, 573-589. 10.1122/1.1459447
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. 10.1016/S0016-2361(01)00175-2
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. 10.1016/S0020-7462(99)00087-6
2001 Barnes, H. & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Rotating vane rheometry - a review. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 98, 1, 1-14. 10.1016/S0377-0257(01)00095-7
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. & Boger, D. (1998). Application of rheology to solving tailings disposal problems. International Journal of Mineral Processing, 54, 3-4, 217-233. 10.1016/S0301-7516(98)00011-8
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. 10.1016/S0923-0467(98)00081-5
1997 Nguyen, Q., Logos, C. & Semmler, T. (1997). Rheological properties of South Australian coal-water slurries. Coal Preparation, 18, 3-4, 185-199. 10.1080/07349349708905145
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. 10.1016/0032-5910(96)03103-8
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. 10.1007/BF00159244

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2012 Caruso, N., Nguyen, Q. & Zhang, H. (2012). Two-phase flow and displacement in eccentric annuli: a CFD study. Chemeca: Australasian Conference on Chemical Engineering. Wellington NZ.
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. Chemeca: Australasian Conference on Chemical Engineering. Adelaide.
2009 Smith, P., O'Neill, B., Ngothai, Y. & Nguyen, Q. (2009). Butoxylation of butyl biodiesel and its impact on cloud point. World Congress of Chemical Engineering. Montreal.
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. Chemeca: Australasian Conference on Chemical Engineering. New South Wales.
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. International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Adelaide.
2008 Nguyen, Q., Deawwanich, T., Savery, M. & Chin, W. (2008). Flow visualization and numerical simulation of viscoplastic fluid displacements in eccentric annuli. International Congress on Rheology. USA. 10.1063/1.2964662
2008 Franco, Z. & Nguyen, Q. (2008). Rheological properties of vegetable oil-diesel fuel blends. International Congress on Rheology. AIP Conference Proceedings Series. 10.1063/1.2964606
2008 Liew, C., Nguyen, Q. & Ngothai, Y. (2008). The stability of N-Dodecane/brine nanoemulsions produced by phase inversion temperature method. Chemeca: Australasian Conference on Chemical Engineering. New South Wales.
2008 Franco, Z., Deawwanich, T. & Nguyen, Q. (2008). Thermo-rheological behaviour of vegetable oils blended with diesel fuel. Chemeca: Australasian Conference on Chemical Engineering. New South Wales.
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. Chemeca: Australasian Conference on Chemical Engineering. New South Wales.
2006 Shi, Y., Majewski, P., Ngothai, Y., Nguyen, Q. & Thierry, B. (2006). High quality monodisperse dextran-coated magnetic nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging. CHEMECA. B. R. Young, D. A. Patterson & X. D. Chen (Eds.) Auckland, New Zealand.
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. CHEMECA. B. R. Young, D. A. Patterson & X. D. Chen (Eds.) Auckland, New Zealand.
2006 Brauer, M. & Nguyen, Q. (2006). Rheological characterisation of low rank coal ash under gasification conditions. CHEMECA. B. R. Young, D. A. Patterson & X. D. Chen (Eds.) Auckland, New Zealand.
2003 Nguyen, Q. & Davidson, M. (2003). A start-up model for gelled waxy oil pipeline. The Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast & N. Swain (Eds.) Adelaide, South Australia.
2003 Akroyd, T., Nguyen, Q. & Denier, J. (2003). The stability of helical flow of pseudoplastic fluids. The Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast & N. Swain (Eds.) Adelaide, South Australia.
2003 Tonmukayakul, N. & Nguyen, Q. (2003). High-temperature rheology of a semi-solid aluminium alloy. The Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast & N. Swain (Eds.) Adelaide, South Australia.
2003 Ngothai, Y., Nguyen, Q. & Bhattacharya, S. (2003). A Krieger's dimensional approach to scaling the viscosity of polystyrene latex-gelatin dispersions. The Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast & N. Swain (Eds.) Adelaide, South Australia.
2003 Akroyd, T. & Nguyen, Q. (2003). Effect of density difference between the solids and suspending liquid on the rheological properties of setting slurries. The Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. Q. D. Nguyen, P. J. Ashman, K. Quast & N. Swain (Eds.) Adelaide, South Australia.
2001 Tonmukayakul, N. & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Modelling the flow properties of coal ash for fluid-bed processing of low-rank coal. World Congress of Chemical Engineering. David Shallcross (Ed.) Melbourne, Australia.
2001 Akroyd, T. & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Rheological characterisation of heavy mineral slurries. World Congress of Chemical Engineering. David Shallcross (Ed.) Melbourne, Australia.
2001 Akroyd, T. & Nguyen, Q. (2001). Continuous rheometry for industrial slurries. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. B. B. Dally (Ed.) Adelaide, Australia.
2000 Nguyen, Q. & Sun, L. (2000). Effect of gluten and starch interactions on the structure and rheological behaviour of wheat-flour doughs. Chemeca - Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. Dong ke Zhang (Ed.) Perth, Australia.
2000 Tonmukayakul, N. & Nguyen, Q. (2000). Rheological study of alkali sulphate mixtures at high temperatures in relation to coal ash agglomeration. Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference. D. Zhang (Ed.) Perth, 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

 

Level 3: Unit Operations Laboratory projects

Level 4: Honours Research projects, Plant Design projects

MEng (Chemical): Masters projects

Position
Associate Professor
Phone
83135456
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering North
Room Number
1 17
Org Unit
School of Chemical Engineering

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