Professor Derek CHAN

Emeritus Professor (Associate)

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 208
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Recent Publications

  • E Klaseboer, Q Sun, D. Chan. Helmholtz Decomposition and Boundary Element Method Applied to Dynamic Linear Elastic Problems. Journal of Elasticity, 83-100, 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10659-018-09710-y.

  • Ivan U Vakarelski, Rogerio Manica, Er Qiang Li, Elka S Basheva, D. Chan, Sigurdur T Thoroddsen. Coalescence Dynamics of Mobile and Immobile Fluid Interfaces.. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 34, 2096-2108, 2018. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b04106.

  • Evert Klaseboer, Qiang Sun, D. Chan. Field-only integral equation method for time domain scattering of electromagnetic pulses. Applied Optics, 56, 9377-9383, 2017. doi: 10.1364/AO.56.009377.

  • Joseph D Berry, Ivan U Vakarelski, D. Chan, Sigurdur T Thoroddsen. Navier slip model of drag reduction by Leidenfrost vapor layers. Physics of Fluids, 29, 107104 (7pp), 2017. doi: 10.1063/1.4993298.

  • Qiang Sun, Evert Klaseboer, D. Chan. Robust multiscale field-only formulation of electromagnetic scattering. Physical Review B, 95, 2017. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.045137.

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Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Rogerio MANICA "Modelling hydrodynamic interactions between deformable droplets"
Ofer MANOR "Bubbles, drops and the physics of their collisions"
Michael NEESON "Dynamic Interactions of Soft Matter"
Timothy WADE "High power carbon - based supercapacitors"
Chu WU "Interfacial and Surface Phenomena on the Interaction of Particles"

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2014 - 2016 ARC Discovery Modelling of soft multi-scale systems (080076)
2014 - 2016 ARC Breaking emulsions (080077)
2011 - 2013 ARC Discovery Theoretical foundations of dynamic surface forces
2009 - 2011 ARC Discovery An integrated study of dynamic interactions in soft matter systems
2006 - 2010 ARC Linkage Transformation of resource-based industries through the generation and application of new technologies