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Bluff Body Wakes and Transitions; Flow-Induced Vibrations; Bio-inspired Fluid Dynamics; Vorticity Generation and Diffusion.

1984 …2020

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Research Output

2020

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

The generation and conservation of vorticity: deforming interfaces and boundaries in two-dimensional flows

Terrington, S. J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 10 May 2020, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 890, 43 p., A5.

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

2019

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

An experimental investigation of flow-induced vibration of high-side-ratio rectangular cylinders

Zhao, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 91, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Aspect ratio studies on insect wings

Bhat, S. S., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., Dec 2019, In : Physics of Fluids. 31, 12, 18 p., 121301.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

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Dynamic response of elliptical cylinders undergoing transverse flow-induced vibration

Zhao, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 89, p. 123-131 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary shape optimisation enhances the lift coefficient of rotating wing geometries

Bhat, S. S., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 10 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 868, p. 369-384 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Flow-induced vibration of a cube orientated at different incidence angles

Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 91, 19 p., 102701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Large amplitude cross-stream sphere vibration generated by applied rotational oscillation

Sareen, A., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 89, p. 156-165 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reconciling the aspect ratio studies on insect wings

Bhat, S. S., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J. & Hourigan, K., Sep 2019, 4th International Conference on Multi-scale Computational Methods for Solids and Fluids: Proceedings. International University of Sarajevo, p. 339-342 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

Uncoupling the effects of aspect ratio, Reynolds number and Rossby number on a rotating insect-wing planform

Bhat, S. S., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 25 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 859, p. 921-948 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex-induced vibration of elastically-mounted spheres: a comparison of the response of three degrees of freedom and one degree of freedom systems

Rajamuni, M. M., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 89, p. 142-155 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

Experimental investigation of in-line flow-induced vibration of a rotating circular cylinder

Zhao, J., Lo Jacono, D., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 25 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 847, p. 664-699 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Flow-induced vibration of D-section cylinders: An afterbody is not essential for vortex-induced vibration

Zhao, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 25 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 851, p. 317-343 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of imposed rotary oscillation on the flow-induced vibration of a sphere

Sareen, A., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 25 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 855, p. 703-735 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

The leading-edge vortex on a rotating wing changes markedly beyond a certain central body size

Bhat, S. S., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 11 Jul 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 7, 16 p., 172197.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Transverse flow-induced vibrations of a sphere

Rajamuni, M. M., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 25 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 837, p. 931-966 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex-induced vibration of a rotating sphere

Sareen, A., Zhao, J., Lo Jacono, D., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 25 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 837, p. 258-292 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex-induced vibration of a transversely rotating sphere

Rajamuni, M. M., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 25 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 847, p. 786-820 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex-induced vibrations of a sphere close to a free surface

Sareen, A., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 10 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 846, p. 1023-1058 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Effect of lactate and pH on mouse pluripotent stem cells: Importance of media analysis

Gupta, P., Hourigan, K., Jadhav, S., Bellare, J. & Verma, P., 15 Feb 2017, In : Biochemical Engineering Journal. 118, p. 25-33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Flow-induced vibration of a D-shape cylinder

Zhao, J., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 2017, ENOC 2017. 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

The wake and thrust by four side-by-side cylinders at a low Re

Sarkar, M. M. A., Zheng, Q. & Hourigan, K., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 70, p. 131-144 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensionality of elliptical cylinder wakes at low angles of incidence

Rao, A., Leontini, J. S., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 25 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 825, p. 245-283 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Two- and three-dimensional wake transitions of an impulsively started uniformly rolling circular cylinder

Houdroge, F. Y., Leweke, T., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 10 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 826, p. 32-59 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2016

A universal three-dimensional instability of the wakes of two-dimensional bluff bodies

Rao, A., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 10 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 792, p. 50-66 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Bioreducible PEI-functionalized glycol chitosan: A novel gene vector with reduced cytotoxicity and improved transfection efficiency

Taranejoo, S., Chandrasekaran, R., Cheng, W. & Hourigan, K., 2016, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 153, p. 160-168 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

29 Citations (Scopus)

Dual effect of F-actin targeted carrier combined with antimitotic drug on aggressive colorectal cancer cytoskeleton: Allying dissimilar cell cytoskeleton disrupting mechanisms

Taranejoo, S., Janmaleki, M., Pachenari, M., Seyedpour, S. M., Chandrasekaran, R., Cheng, W. & Hourigan, K., 20 Nov 2016, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 513, 1-2, p. 464-472 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of central body size on the leading edge vortex of a rotating insect wing

Bhat, S. S., Zhao, J., Jacono, D. L., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 2016, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

Fluid-structure interaction of a rolling cylinder with offset centre-of-mass

Houdroge, F. Y., Thompson, M. C., Leweke, T. & Hourigan, K., 2016, Advances in Fluid-Structure Interaction: Updated Contributions Reflecting New Findings Presented at the ERCOFTAC Symposium on Unsteady Separation in Fluid-Structure Interaction, 17–21 June 2013, St. John Resort, Mykonos, Greece. Braza, M., Thompson, M. & Bottaro, A. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 91-104 14 p. (Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design; vol. 133).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Fluid-structure interactions of unconstrained spheres rolling down an incline

Houdroge, F. Y., Leweke, T., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 1 Jan 2016, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, (Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

Microfluidic manipulation of core/shell nanoparticles for oral delivery of chemotherapeutics: A new treatment approach for colorectal cancer

Hasani-Sadrabadi, M. M., Taranejoo, S., Dashtimoghadam, E., Bahlakeh, G., Majedi, F. S., Vandersarl, J. J., Janmaleki, M., Sharifi, F., Bertsch, A., Hourigan, K., Tayebi, L., Renaud, P. & Jacob, K. I., 1 Jun 2016, In : Advanced Materials. 28, 21, p. 4134-4141 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of agitation speed in spinner flask for microcarrier structural integrity and expansion of induced pluripotent stem cells

Gupta, P., Ismadi, M. Z. P., Verma, P. J., Fouras, A., Jadhav, S., Bellare, J. & Hourigan, K., 2016, In : Cytotechnology. 68, 1, p. 45 - 59 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Stability of wakes behind elongated bluff bodies at incidence

Rao, A., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 2016, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, (Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

Vortex-induced vibration of a transversely rotating sphere

Sareen, A., Zhao, J., Lo Jacono, D., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 2016, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

1 Citation (Scopus)

Vortex-induced vibration of a transversely rotating sphere

Sareen, A., Zhao, J., Lo Jacono, D., Sheridan, J., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 2016, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, (Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

Vortex induced vibration of rotating spheres

Rajamuni, M. M., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 2016, Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016. Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society, (Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOther

1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

A review of rotating cylinder wake transitions

Rao, A., Radi, A., Leontini, J. S., Thompson, M. C., Sheridan, J. & Hourigan, K., 2015, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 53, p. 2 - 14 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

33 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the developments of characteristics of PEI derivatives for gene delivery applications

Taranejoo, S., Liu, J., Verma, P. J. & Hourigan, K., 2015, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 132, 25, p. 1 - 8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

57 Citations (Scopus)

A study of the geometry and parameter dependence of vortex breakdown

Jones, M., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M. C., 3 Apr 2015, In : Physics of Fluids. 27, 4, p. 1 - 13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiogenesis of embryonic stem cells with liquid marble micro-bioreactor

Sarvi, F., Jain, K., Akbarzadeh Arbatan, T., Verma, P. J., Hourigan, K., Thompson, M. C., Shen, W. & Chan, P. Y. P., 2015, In : Advanced Healthcare Materials. 4, 1, p. 77 - 86 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

59 Citations (Scopus)

Flow past a rotating cylinder translating at different gap heights along a wall

Rao, A., Thompson, M. C., Leweke, T. & Hourigan, K., 2015, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 57, p. 314 - 330 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of the flow structure over a rotating insect wing using PIV measurements

Bhat, S. S., Zhao, J., Sheridan, J., Thompson, M. C. & Hourigan, K., 2015, Proceedings of the 7th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion. Honnery, D. & Edgington-Mitchell, D. (eds.). Clayton Victoria Australia: Monash University Publishing, p. 179 - 182 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Large deformations of elastic vessels under atherosclerotic conditions

Assemat, P. & Hourigan, K., 2015, Proceedings of the International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics 2014 (ICNAAM-2014). Simos, T. E. & Tsitouras, C. (eds.). Melville NY USA: American Institute of Physics, Vol. 1648. p. 1 - 4 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Myocardial infarction: Stem cell transplantation for cardiac regeneration

Carvalho, E., Verma, P., Hourigan, K. & Banerjee, R., 2015, In : Regenerative Medicine. 10, 8, p. 1025 - 1043 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Special Issue on Unsteady Separation in Fluid-Structure Interaction-II

Bottaro, A., Thompson, M. C., Hourigan, K. & Braza, M., 2015, Amsterdam Netherlands: Elsevier. 112 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

The influence of a small upstream wire on transition in a rotating cylinder wake

Rao, A. N., Radi, A., Leontini, J. S., Thompson, M. C., Sheridan, J. & Hourigan, K., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 769, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review