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Damon Honnery is a Professor and Deputy Head in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, he jointly directs the Laboratory for Turbulence Research in Aerospace and Combustion. He obtained his postgraduate qualifications from the University of Sydney, after which he worked as a Research Scientist in proplusion systems at the Aeronautical Research Laboratory (DSTO, now DSTG). He joined Monash University in 1993 first working at the Caulfield Campus, then from 1999 at the Clayton Campus. He undertakes research on a wide range of topics including engines, spray systems, particle flows, pollutant formation, renewable energy and climate change mitigation. He is a member of the Combustion Institute, the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society and the AIAA.

Research area keywords

  • Combustion
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Pollutant Formation
  • Alternative Renewable Fuels
  • Propulsion and Transport

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Research Output

Advanced numerical analyses on thermal, chemical and dilution effects of water addition on diesel engine performance and emissions utilizing artificial inert species

Neshat, E., Bajestani, A. V. & Honnery, D., 15 Apr 2019, In : Fuel. 242, p. 596-606 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage in a future world

Moriarty, P. & Honnery, D., 2019, Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage: Using Natural Resources for Sustainable Development. Pires, J. C. M. & Goncalves, A. L. D. C. (eds.). London, UK: Academic Press, p. 273-287 15 p.

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Correlation analysis of high-resolution particle image velocimetry data of screeching jets

Tan, D. J., Honnery, D., Kalyan, A., Gryazev, V., Karabasov, S. A. & Edgington-Mitchell, D., 1 Feb 2019, In : AIAA Journal. 57, 2, p. 735-748 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Drug distribution transients in solution and suspension-based pressurised metered dose inhaler sprays

Duke, D. J., Scott, H. N., Kusangaya, A. J., Kastengren, A. L., Matusik, K., Young, P., Lewis, D. & Honnery, D., 20 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 566, p. 463-475 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ecosystem maintenance energy and the need for a green EROI

Moriarty, P. & Honnery, D., 1 Aug 2019, In : Energy Policy. 131, p. 229-234 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)