Research staff

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – Research staff

Dr. Thomas Albrecht

Research Fellow at Monash University.
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests:

Thomas' research interests are in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Rotating Flows, Instability and Transition to Turbulence, Boundary Layers and Optical Flow Measurement.

Mr. John Baker

Research staff Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Room 127, 37, Clayton Campus.

Research Interests:

John's Research Interests are in, Crack growth rates in ferrous and non-ferrous materials, Structural integrity of air vehicles, Airworthiness and airworthiness regulation, Composite repairs to steel structures and Rail rolling stock lifting, fatigue spectra and data gathering to extract fatigue spectra.

Dr. Jason Brenker

Research Fellow
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Room, 213, 20 Research Way (Building 82)

Research Interests:

Focused on understanding the application of microfluidics for aerosol drug delivery and in situ molecular analysis. My expertise includes microfluidic device fabrication, acoustic actuation and sensing, micro-droplet production and manipulation.

Dr. Citsabehsan Devendran

Research Fellow
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
New Horizons, Room 204, 20 Research Way (Building 82), Clayton VIC 3800

Research Interests:

Focussed on understanding the interaction between high-frequency acoustic fields and a biological matter. My expertise includes microfluidic cell handling, acoustic streaming, acoustic radiation forces, micro/nano fabrication, air coupled acoustics, bulk acoustic waves and surface acoustic waves.

Mr. Shannon Papworth

Research Officer, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Melissa Preissner

Research Fellow
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Leslie Wong Der Zhuang

Research Officer
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Clayton Campus.

Dr. Jisheng Zhao

Research Fellow
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Room 127, Building 37, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

My research interests include aerodynamics, turbulence, experimental fluid mechanics, wind engineering, fluid-structure interaction, wind tunnel modeling, hydrodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, and particle image velocimetry techniques.