Professor Andrew Ooi

  • Room: Level: 04 Room:
  • Building: Mechanical Engineering
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Turbulent flow

Personal webpage


Professor Andrew Ooi is an academic staff member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Melbourne and Associate Dean (Academic) in the Melbourne School of Engineering.

Prof Ooi graduated with a BEng in 1993 and PhD in 1997 from the University of Melbourne. Prior to his current appointment, Andrew worked at the Center for Turbulence Research (CTR) at NASA Ames, Stanford University and as a research scientist at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). 

Research Interests
- Computational fluid dynamics
- Thermofluids
- Heat transfer
- Hydro-acoustics
- Bubble acoustics.

Recent publications

  1. Chan L, MacDonald M, Chung D, Hutchins N, Ooi A. Analysis of the coherent and turbulent stresses of a numerically simulated rough wall pipe. 15th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (15ACFM). Institute of Physics Publishing. 2017, Vol. 822, Issue 1. Editors: Tso CP. DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/822/1/012011
  2. Ng C, Ooi A, Lohse D, Chung D. Changes in the boundary-layer structure at the edge of the ultimate regime in vertical natural convection. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2017, Vol. 825. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2017.387
  3. Chen WX, Poon K, Hutchins N, Thondapu V, Barlis P, Ooi A. Computational fluid dynamics study of common stent models inside idealised curved coronary arteries. COMPUTER METHODS IN BIOMECHANICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING. Gordon Breach Publishing. 2017, Vol. 20, Issue 6. DOI: 10.1080/10255842.2017.1289374
  4. Poon K, Thondapu V, Revalor E, Ooi A, Barlis P. Coronary optical coherence tomography-derived virtual fractional flow reserve (FFR): anatomy and physiology all-in-one. EUROPEAN HEART JOURNAL. WB Saunders Co. 2017, Vol. 38, Issue 48. DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehx594
  5. MacDonald M, Ooi A, Hutchins N, Chung D. Direct numerical simulation of high aspect ratio spanwise-aligned bars. 10th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2017. 2017, Vol. 3.
  6. Dzaharudin F, Ooi A, Manasseh R. Effects of boundary proximity on monodispersed microbubbles in ultrasonic fields. JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION. Academic Press - Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 410. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2017.08.047
  7. Liu L, Wei J, Li Y, Ooi A. Evaporation and dispersion of respiratory droplets from coughing. INDOOR AIR. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. 2017, Vol. 27, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1111/ina.12297
  8. Torii R, Tenekecioglu E, Bourantas C, Poon K, Thondapu V, Gijsen F, Sotomi Y, Onuma Y, Barlis P, Ooi A, Serruys PW. Five-year follow-up of underexpanded and overexpanded bioresorbable scaffolds: self-correction and impact on shear stress. EUROINTERVENTION. Europa Edition. 2017, Vol. 12, Issue 17. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00081
  9. Zhu S, Zgheib N, Balachandar S, Ooi A. Front dynamics of elliptical gravity currents on a uniform slope. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS. American Physical Society. 2017, Vol. 2, Issue 6. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.064801
  10. Chen WX, Poon K, Thondapu V, Hutchins N, Barlis P, Ooi A. Haemodynamic effects of incomplete stent apposition in curved coronary arteries. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS. Pergamon. 2017, Vol. 63. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.09.016
  11. Illesinghe S, Manasseh R, Dargaville R, Ooi A. Idealized design parameters of Wave Energy Converters in a range of ocean wave climates. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MARINE ENERGY. Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 19. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijome.2017.03.003
  12. Li S, Chin C, Thondapu V, Poon K, Monty J, Li Y, Ooi A, Tu S, Barlis P. Numerical and experimental investigations of the flow-pressure relation in multiple sequential stenoses coronary artery. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING. Springer. 2017, Vol. 33, Issue 7. DOI: 10.1007/s10554-017-1093-3
  13. Bourne K, Wahono S, Ooi A. Numerical Investigation of Vortex Ring Ground Plane Interactions. JOURNAL OF FLUIDS ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME. Amercian Society of Mechanical Engineering. 2017, Vol. 139, Issue 7. DOI: 10.1115/1.4036159
  14. Chin C, Orlu 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. 9th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP9). Springer. 2017, Vol. 98, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1007/s10494-016-9757-y
  15. 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. 2017, Vol. 98, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1007/s10494-016-9757-y

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