1984 …2020

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Personal profile

Biography

Prof Kerry Hourigan works in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at Monash University as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director of the Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering (LBE), and a Co-Director of the Fluids Laboratory for Aeronautical and Industrial Research (FLAIR). He is a Fellow of Engineers Australia. 

Prof Hourigan has an extensive research and industrial background in experimental and computational fluid dynamics, having been a National Research Council/NASA Research Associate at the Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Clark B. Millikan Visiting Professor of Aerospace at the California Institute of Technology, the Otto Monsted Guest Professor at the Technical University of Denmark, a Senior Principal Research Scientist at the CSIRO and a successful engineering consultant to major international projects, as well as numerous visiting professorships in France, Japan and the USA. 

Education/Academic qualification

Astrophysics, PhD, MONASH UNIVERSITY

Applied Mathematics/Physics, BSc, MONASH UNIVERSITY

External positions

Fellow, Engineers Australia

1996 → …

Research area keywords

  • Bluff Body Flows
  • Flow-Induced Vibration
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Bio-inspired Fluid Dynamics
  • Aeronautics

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Projects

Research Output

Direct numerical simulation of a counter-rotating vortex pair interacting with a wall

Dehtyriov, D., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 10 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 884, 41 p., A36.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Effects of flapping-motion profiles on insect-wing aerodynamics

Bhat, S. S., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 10 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 884, 23 p., A8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Efficient FSI solvers for multiple-degrees-of-freedom flow-induced vibration of a rigid body

Rajamuni, M. M., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 15 Jan 2020, In : Computers and Fluids. 196, 15 p., 104340.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Vortex dynamics and vibration modes of a tethered sphere

Rajamuni, M. M., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 25 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 885, 43 p., A10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Advances in Fluid-Structure interaction involving critical flow dynamics around moving deformable structures with impact on design applications

Braza, M., Hourigan, K. & Triantafyllou, M., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 91, 1 p., 102796.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review