Mr Shaun Fitzgerald
Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
My research focuses on developing our understanding of the aerodynamic conditions experienced by a track cyclist through in-situ testing on a velodrome track.
Date Position Institution name 2016 - 2016 Mechanical Engineer Acromat
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2018 Award adidas Creator Award - at the Engineering of Sport 12 International Sports Engineering Association Australia $800
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 The University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2012 - 2015 The University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Aerospace)
Year Citation 2021 Fitzgerald, S., Kelso, R., Grimshaw, P., & Warr, A. (2021). Impact of transition design on the accuracy of velodrome models. Sports Engineering, 24(1).
2020 Fitzgerald, S., Kelso, R., Grimshaw, P., & Warr, A. (2020). Observations of the flow experienced by a track cyclist using velodrome, wind tunnel, and potential flow investigations with an instrumented bicycle. Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, 206, 12 pages.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2019 Fitzgerald, S., Kelso, R., Grimshaw, P., & Warr, A. (2019). Measurement of the air velocity and turbulence in a simulated track cycling team pursuit race. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 190, 322-330.
DOI Scopus5 WoS5
Year Citation 2019 BASES Conference 2019 – Programme and Abstracts (2019). In Journal of Sports Sciences Vol. 37 (pp. 1-93). Informa UK Limited.
2018 Fitzgerald, S., Atkins, H., Leknys, R., & Kelso, R. (2018). A thermal test system for helmet cooling studies. In Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA 2018), as publishied in Proceedings Vol. 2 (pp. 272-1-272-6). Switzerland: MDPI.
2018 Fitzgerald, S., Atkins, H., Kelso, R., & Dimitriou, A. (2018). Bicycle helmets-are low drag and efficient cooling mutually exclusive. In Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA 2018), as publishied in Proceedings Vol. 2 (pp. 212-1-212-6). Switzerland: MDPI.
- RTP Scholarship (2017 - )
- AIS & SASI Scholarship (2017 - )
- Introduction to Engineering (2015, 2017, 2018, 2019)
- Sports Engineering II (2018)
- Sports Engineering III (2017, 2018, 2019)
- Engineering Systems Design & Professional Practice (2018)
- Applied Aerodynamics (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
- Advanced Topics in Fluid Mechanics (2017, 2018, 2020, 2021)
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