Rey Chin

Dr Rey Chin

ARC DECRA Fellow

School of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

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


Fluid Mechanics, Turbulence, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Flow Control, Blood Flow, UAV, Rough wall flow, Aerospace applications.

PhD projects

Seeking PhD candidates for the following projects

·       Numerical simulations of rough wall flow.

·       Experimental studies on rough wall flow.

·       Numerical simulations of extreme Reynolds number pipe flow.

·       Coronary blood flow in diseased arteries (Experimental and numerical).

·       UAV studies for optimum flight dynamics.

·       Experiments over ship and aircraft surfaces.

·       Two-phase flow for particle-laden flows.

·       Heat transfer in pipe flows.

·       Flow control methodologies for suppressing drag.

·       Multiphase flow with heat transfer.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2018 ARC DECRA Fellow The University of Adelaide
    2016 Lecturer The University of Adelaide
    2012 Post Doc The University of Melbourne
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    The University of Melbourne Australia PhD
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation Melbourne Business School, Australia
  • ARC DECRA DE180100157, "Impact of spatially uniform and irregular rough surfaces on drag reduction", Australian Government (2018)
  • ARC Linkage Grant LP160101753, "Swirling turbulent pipe flow technology for drying brown coal", Australian Government (2017)
  • Endeavour Research Fellowship, Australian Government (2017)
  • Early Career Reseracher Grant, University of Melbourne (2016)
  • Linne FLOW Centre Visiting Researcher Grant, Sweden  (2013)
  • Dr John Patterson Prize : best thesis in the field of thermo-fluids (2012)
  • Best Tutor Award (2007, 2008, 2009 & 2010)
  • Melbourne International Research Scholarship (2007)
  • Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship (2007)
  • ExxonMobil Dean's Honours List (2006)

Aerospace Propulsion, Advanced Topics in Aerospace

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

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Principal Supervisor Experimental Study of Wind Turbines Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Paul Bayron
    2019 Principal Supervisor Turbulent Pipe Flow Simulations at High Reynolds Numbers Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Byron Andres Guerrero Hinojosa
    2018 Principal Supervisor Numerical Study of Particle-laden Flow Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Xinchen Zhang
    2018 Principal Supervisor Numerical Simulation of Spatially Developing Turbulent Boundary Layers with Flow Control Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Chi Ip Chan
    2017 Co-Supervisor Effect of Elasticity Parameters of the Arteries on the Blood Vessel Flow Field Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Navid Freidoonimehr
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - 2018 Co-Supervisor The attenuation of sweep events within the turbulent boundary layer over a flat plate using a micro-cavity array Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Anton Silvestri
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2014 - ongoing Co-Supervisor Newtonian and Non-Newtonian pulsatile flow in stenosed arteries The University of Melbourne PhD Doctorate Full Time Shuang Li
  • Position: ARC DECRA Fellow
  • Phone: 83135471
  • Email: rey.chin@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor 3
  • Room: S3 09
  • Org Unit: School of Mechanical Engineering

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