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Biological Engineering
 

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Kerry Hourigan

Kerry Hourigan

Director, Division of Biological Engineering
Kerry.Hourigan@monash.edu
Phone:
+61 3 990 59624
Homepage:
http://eng.monash.edu/lbe/Personal-Kerry-Hourigan-LBE.html
Office:
Room 129, Building 31, Clayton Campus
Qualification:
PhD
Description/Interests:
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Prof Kerry Hourigan has an extensive research and industrial background in experimental and computational fluid dynamics, having researched at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the California Institute of Technology, the CSIRO and Monash University, as well as numerous visiting professorships in France, Japan and the USA. His research is split between aeronautics and biomedical engineering.

Current Appointments

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Teaching Commitments:

  • TRC2200
  • MEC4404

Publications:

  • Full Publication List
  • Monash Magazine
  • Recent Publications
  • 2016
  • Rao, A., Thompson, M.C. & Hourigan, K., A universal three-dimensional instability of the wakes of two-dimensional bluff bodies, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (accepted 3 January 2016).
  • Hasani-Sadrabadi, M. M., Taranejoo, S., Dashtimoghadam, E., Bahlakeh, G., VanDersarl, J. J. Janmaleki, M., Majedi, F. S., Sharifi, F., Bertsch, A., Hourigan, K., Tayebi, L., Renaud, P., Jacob, K. I., Microfluidic Manipulation of Core/Shell Nanoparticles for Oral Delivery of Chemotherapeutics: A New Treatment Approach for Colorectal Cancer, Advanced Materials (accepted Aug 18, 2015).
  • 2015
  • Carvalho, E., Verma, P., Hourigan, K. & Banerjee, R., Myocardial infarction: Stem cell transplantation for cardiac regeneration, Future Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, 10, 1025-1043, 2015.
  • Braza, M., Bottaro, A., Thompson, M.C. & Hourigan, K., Unsteady separation in fluid-structure interaction-II (Guest Editors, Special Volume), Journal of Fluids and Structures, 53, 1-1, 2015.
  • Jones, M., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M.C., A study of the geometry and parameter dependence of vortex breakdown, Physics of Fluids, 27, 044102, 2015.
  • Rao, A., Leontini, J., Radi, A., Thompson, M.C., Sheridan, J. & Hourigan, K., The influence of a small upstream wire on transition in a rotating cylinder wake, 769, 12pp, 2015.
  • Rao, A., Radi, A., Leontini, J., Thompson, M.C., Sheridan, J. & Hourigan, K., A review of rotating cylinder wake transitions, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 53, 2-14, 2015.
  • Sarvi, F., Jain, K., Arbatan, T., Verma, P.J., Hourigan, K., Thompson, M.C., Shen, W. & Chan, P., Cardiogenesis of embryonic stem cells with liquid marble micro-bioreactor, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4, 77-86, 2015.
  • Taranejoo, S., Liu, J., Verma, P. & Hourigan, K., A review of the developments of characteristics of PEI derivatives for gene delivery application, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132(25), 7667-7674, 2015.
  • 2014
  • Assemat, P., Armitage, J., Siu, K., Contreras, K.G., Dart, A., Chin-Dusting, J. & Hourigan, K., Three-dimensional numerical simulation of blood flow in mouse aortic arch around atherosclerotic plaques, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 38, 4174-4185, 2014.
  • Assemat, P., Siu, K.K., Armitage, J.A., Hokke, S.N., Dart, A., Chin-Dusting, J. & Hourigan, K., Hemodynamical stress in mouse aortic arch with atherosclerotic plaques: preliminary study of plaque progression, Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal, 10, 98-106, 2014.
  • Brons, M., Thompson, M.C., Leweke, T. & Hourigan, K., Vorticity generation and conservation for two-dimensional interfaces and boundaries, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 758, 63-93, 2014.
  • Braza, M. & Hourigan, K., Unsteady separation in fluid-structure interaction-I (Guest Editors, Special Volume) Journal of Fluids and Structures, 47, 1-1, 2014.
  • Carvalho, E., Verma, P., Hourigan, K. & Banerjee, R., Development of dual triggered in-situ gelling scaffolds for tissue engineering, Polymer International, 63, 1593-1599, 2014.
  • Gupta, P., Ismadi, M.-Z., Verma, P.J., Fouras, A., Jadhav, S., Bellare, J. & Hourigan, K., Optimization of agitation speed in spinner flask for microcarrier structural integrity and expansion of induced pluripotent stem cells, Cytotechnology, 2014, Epub Jul 26, 2014.
  • Ismadi, M.-Z., Higgins, S., Samarage, C., Paganin, D., Hourigan, K. & Fouras, A., Optimisation of a stirred bioreactor through the use of a novel Holographic Correlation Velocimetry flow measurement technique, PLOS ONE, 8(6), e65714, 2013.
  • Ismadi, M.-Z., Hourigan, K. & Fouras, A., Experimental characterisation of fluid mechanics in spinner flask bioreactor, Processes, 2, 753-772, 2014.
  • Ismadi, M.-Z.P., Gupta, P., Fouras, A., Verma, P., Jadhav, S., Bellare, J. & Hourigan, K., Flow Characterization of Spinner Flask for Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture Application, PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106493, 2014.
  • Mununga, L., Lo Jacono, D., Sorensen, J.N., Leweke, T., Thompson, M.C. & Hourigan, K., Control of confined vortex breakdown with partial rotating lids, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 738, 5-33, 2014.
  • Rao, A., Radi, A., Leontini, J., Thompson, M.C., Sheridan, J. & Hourigan, K., A review of rotating cylinder wake transitions, Journal of Fluids and Structures,53, 2-14, 2015.
  • Sarvi, F., Jain, K., Arbatan, T., Verma, P.J., Hourigan, K., Thompson, M.C., Shen, W. & Chan, P., Cardiogenesis of embryonic stem cells with liquid marble micro-bioreactor, Advanced Healthcare Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201400138, 2014.
  • Thompson, M.C., Radi, A., Rao, A., Sheridan, J. & Hourigan, K., Low-Reynolds-number wakes of elliptical cylinders: from the circular cylinder to the normal flat plate, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 751, 570-600, 2014.
  • 2013
  • Assemat, P. & Hourigan, K., Evolution and Rupture of Vulnerable Plaques: A Review of Mechanical Effects, ChronoPhysiology and Therapy, 3, 2340, 2013.
  • Griffith, M.D., Leontini, J., Thompson, M.C & Hourigan, K., Effect of Small Asymmetries on Axisymmetric Stenotic Flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 721, R1(11 pages), 2013.
  • Hourigan, K., Rao, A., Brons, M., Leweke, T. & Thompson, M.C.,Vorticity generation and wake transition for a translating cylinder: Wall proximity and rotation effects, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 12, 2-9, 2013.
  • Lee, H., Hourigan, K. & Thompson, M., & Vortex-induced vibration of a neutrally buoyant tethered sphere, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 719, 97-128, 2013.
  • Meunier, P. & Hourigan, K., Mixing in a vortex breakdown flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 731, 195-222, 2013.
  • Radi, A., Thompson, M.C., Rao, A., Hourigan, K. & Sheridan, J., Experimental evidence of new three-dimensional modes in the wake of a rotating cylinder, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 734, 567-594, 2013.
  • Radi, A., Thompson, M.C., Sheridan, J. & Hourigan, K., From the circular cylinder to the flat plate wake: the variation of Strouhal number with Reynolds number for elliptical cylinders", Physics of Fluids, 25, 101706, 2013.
  • Rao, A., Leontini, J., Thompson, M.C. & Hourigan, K., Three-dimensionality in the wake of a rapidly rotating cylinder in uniform flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 730, 379-391, 2013.
  • Rao, A., Leontini, J., Thompson, M.C. & Hourigan, K., Three-dimensionality in the wake of a rotating cylinder in a uniform flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 717, 1-29, 2013.
  • Rao, A., Thompson, M.C., Leweke, T. & Hourigan, K., Dynamics and stability of the wake behind tandem cylinders sliding along a wall, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 722, 291-316, 2013.
  • Rao, S., Thompson, M.C., Leweke, T. & Hourigan, K., The flow past a circular cylinder translating at different heights above a wall. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 41, 9-21, 2013.
  • Sarvi, F., Yue, Z., Hourigan, K., Thompson, M.C. & Chan, P.P.Y., Surface-functionalization of PDMS for Potential Micro-bioreactor and Embryonic Stem Cell Culture Applications, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 1(7), 987-996, 2013.

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Research Interests:

  • Bioengineering: Biocomputation, Atherosclerosis, Bioreactors and Cell Sorting, Bioimaging.
  • Aeronautics: Bluff Body Flows, Wake Transitions, Vortex-Induced Vibration.