Professor Nicholas Hutchins

  • Room: Level: 03 Room: 3.03
  • Building: Mechanical Engineering
  • Campus: Parkville

Biography

Dr Nicholas Hutchins is a researcher with the Fluid Mechanics Group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Melbourne. His particular areas of research expertise are turbulent boundary layers, turbulent structure, turbulent drag reduction, turbulent wall-bounded flows over rough or fouled surfaces, and advanced flow diagnostics (PIV and HWA).

Recent publications

  1. Monty J, Dogan E, Hanson R, Scardino AJ, Ganapathisubramani B, Hutchins N. An assessment of the ship drag penalty arising from light calcareous tubeworm fouling. BIOFOULING. Harwood Academic Publishers. 2016, Vol. 32, Issue 4.
  2. Squire D, Morrill-Winter C, Hutchins N, Schultz MP, Klewicki J, Marusic I. Comparison of turbulent boundary layers over smooth and rough surfaces up to high Reynolds numbers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2016, Vol. 795.
  3. Squire D, Morrill-Winter C, Hutchins N, Schultz MP, Klewicki J, Marusic I. Comparison of turbulent boundary layers over smooth and rough surfaces up to high Reynolds numbers – ERRATUM. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. Cambridge University Press. 2016, Vol. 797.
  4. Baidya R, De Silva C, Huang Y, Castillo L, Marusic I, Hutchins N. Developing turbulent boundary layers with spanwise periodic trips. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society. 2016.
  5. Beigzadeh Abbassi M, Baars W, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Drag Reduction via Large-scale Opposition Flow Control in a High-Reynolds-number Turbulent Boundary Layer. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society. 2016.
  6. De Silva C, Woodcock J, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Influence of spatial exclusion on the statistical behavior of attached eddies. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS. American Physical Society. 2016, Vol. 1, Issue 2.
  7. Squire D, Baars W, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Inner-outer interactions in rough-wall turbulence. JOURNAL OF TURBULENCE. Institute of Physics Publishing. 2016, Vol. 17, Issue 12.
  8. Samie M, Watmuff JH, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Modelling and operation of sub-miniature constant temperature hot-wire anemometry. MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. IOP Publishing. 2016, Vol. 27, Issue 12.
  9. Canton J, Orlu R, Chin C, Hutchins N, Monty J, Schlatter P. On Large-Scale Friction Control in Turbulent Wall Flow in Low Reynolds Number Channels. FLOW TURBULENCE AND COMBUSTION. Springer. 2016, Vol. 97, Issue 3.
  10. Kwon Y, Hutchins N, Monty J. On the use of the Reynolds decomposition in the intermittent region of turbulent boundary layers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2016, Vol. 794.
  11. Chin C, Örlü R, Monty J, Hutchins N, Ooi A, Schlatter P. Simulation of a Large-Eddy-Break-up Device (LEBU) in a Moderate Reynolds Number Turbulent Boundary Layer. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion. Springer. 2016.
  12. Squire D, Morrill-Winter C, Hutchins N, Marusic I, Schultz MP, Klewicki J. Smooth- and rough-wall boundary layer structure from high spatial range particle image velocimetry. Physical Review Fluids. American Physical Society. 2016, Vol. 1, Issue 6.
  13. Baars W, Hutchins N, Marusic I. Spectral stochastic estimation of high-Reynolds-number wall-bounded turbulence for a refined inner-outer interaction model. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS. American Physical Society. 2016, Vol. 1, Issue 5.
  14. Keylock CJ, Ganapathasubramani B, Monty J, Hutchins N, Marusic I. The coupling between inner and outer scales in a zero pressure boundary layer evaluated using a Holder exponent framework. FLUID DYNAMICS RESEARCH. Institute of Physics Publishing. 2016, Vol. 48, Issue 2.
  15. MacDonald M, Chung D, Hutchins N, Chan L, Ooi A, Garcia-Mayoral R. The minimal channel: a fast and direct method for characterising roughness. 2ND MULTIFLOW SUMMER SCHOOL ON TURBULENCE. Institute of Physics Publishing. 2016, Vol. 708, Issue 1. Editors: Jimenez J.

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