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Andrew Hoadley

Andrew Hoadley

Associate Professor
+61 3 990 53421
Room 208, 69, Clayton Campus

B. Eng. (Chemical Engineering), University of Melbourne, 1981
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), University of Cambridge, 1988

Research Information Page

Wastewater cleanup, dewatering processes and biofuels

Professional Appointments

  • 1999-Present: Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University.
  • 1997-1998: Manufacturing Manager, Techsheet Pty. Ltd.
  • 1991-1997: Senior Engineer, Comalco Research and Technology.
  • 1988-1991: Research Fellow, Laboratory of Physical Metallurgy, EPFL, Switzerland.
  • 1984-1988: Research Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge.
  • 1981-1984: Process Engineer, Davy McKee Pacific Pty. Ltd.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Institution of Chemical Engineers Current Research and Professional Interests
  • Advanced Chemical Engineering Design (Process Integration)
  • Economic and environmental analysis of energy recovery and cogeneration operations
  • Network analysis of thermal loop systems (hot oil, cooling water, refrigerant …)
  • Application of advanced distillation
  • Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Validation Modelling of problems involving a moving or deforming interface
  • Simulation of the aluminium reduction cell Modelling of melting, freezing and casting processes

Teaching Commitments:

  • CHE4117
  • CHE4109
  • CHE3163
  • CHE3166
  • CHE4170
  • CHE4173


  • A. F. A. Hoadley, A. Frenk and C. F. Marsden, "A process overview of laser hardfacing", Surface Engineering - practice and prospects, publ. Tecnomic publishing co., 1993.
  • A. F. A. Hoadley and M. Rappaz, "A thermal model of laser cladding by powder injection", Metallurgical Transactions B, 23B, 631-641, 1992.
  • A. F. A. Hoadley, T. J. Smith and D. M. Scott, "The incorporation of natural convection effects in solidification simulation", Numerical methods in thermal problems, publ. Pineridge Press, 1987, p185-197.
  • David Brennan, Andrew Hoadley and Tony Dyson, "Process Integration and Australian Chemical Engineering", proceedings of CHEMECA 2000, publ. The Institution of Engineers, Australia.
  • J. F. Grandfield, A. F. A. Hoadley and S. Instone, "Water cooling in direct chill casting : Pt1, Boiling theory and control, Light Metals 97, publ. TMS, p691-700.
  • M. Picasso and A. F. A. Hoadley, "Finite element simulation of laser surface treatments including convection in the melt pool", Int. J. Numerical methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 4, 61-83, 1994.

Research Interests:

  • Wastewater cleanup, dewatering processes and biofuels