Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
My current research involves the turbulent boundary layer and understanding the mechanisms behind a micro-cavity array and its role in boundary layer manipulation, and ultimately, its direct impact on drag reduction over a flat plate.
Year Citation 2020 Severino, G. F., Silvestri, A., Ghanadi, F., Cazzolato, B., & Arjomandi, M. (2020). Comparison of turbulent boundary layer energy spectrum analyses for multiple tripping techniques. In AIAA SciTech Forum (pp. 1-9). online: AIAA.
2020 Silvestri, A., Jafari, A., Bhat, S., Severino, G., Cazzolato, B., & Arjomandi, M. (2020). The Control of a turbulent boundary layer by the application of a micro-cavity array. In H. Chanson, & R. Brown (Eds.), Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020. online: The University of Queensland.
I have a strong passion for teaching and I have had a breadth of experience with tutoring, lecturing and lab demonstrating in the following engineering topics:
- Engineering Professional Practice
- Final Year Project (Honours Project)
- Space Vehicle Design
- Aeronautical Engineering
- Aircraft Design
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2020 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Development of a high-fidelity test setup for measurement of drag The University of Adelaide Bachelors of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical & Aerospace) Honours Full Time Yuxin Yang; Zhi En Ng 2019 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Air Taxi - a Vertical Take Off and Landing Air Vehicle The University of Adelaide Honours Project (Part A and Part B) Honours Full Time Stefan Cavallaro; Gennaro Demarco; Harrington Freeman; Harry Rowton; Mason Williams; Ethan Woolford
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