Thien Nguyen

Research Assistant Professor

Nguyen, Thien

Office: USB, Room 102B
Phone: 979-845-4109
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Curriculum Vitae
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Research Interests

  • Computational & Experimental Fluid Dynamics.
  • Thermal Hydraulics.
  • Optical measurement techniques.
  • Wall bounded turbulent flows (plane jets, wall jets, impinging jets), turbulent flows in rotating systems: rotor-stator, rotating cylinder.
  • Reactor Cavity Cooling System (RCCS), fuel bundles, sub-cooled boiling channel.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (2010), Ristumeikan University, Japan.
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering (2007), Ristumeikan University, Japan.
  • B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering (Program of Excellence Engineer between Vietnam and France (PFIEV) - 2005), HoChiMinh University of Technology, Vietnam.

Selected Publications

T. D. Nguyen, S. Harmand, PIV measurements in a turbulent wall jet over a backward-facing step in a three-dimensional, non-confined channel, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 42, 2015, pp. 26-39.

T. D. Nguyen, S. Harmand, Heat transfer and vortical structures around a rotating cylinder with a spanwise disk and low-velocity crossflow, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 64, 2013, pp. 1014-1030.

T. D. Nguyen, J. Pelle, S. Harmand, S. Poncet, PIV measurements of an air jet impinging on an open rotor-stator system, Experiments in Fluids, 53, 2012, pp. 401-412.

T. D. Nguyen, J. C. Wells, C. V. Nguyen, Velocity measurement of near-wall flow over inclined and curved boundaries by extended interfacial particle image velocimetry, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 23(1), 2012.

T. D. Nguyen, J. C. Wells, P. Mokhasi, D. Rempfer, Proper orthogonal decomposition (POD) based estimations of the flowfield from particle image velocimetry (PIV) wall gradient measurements in the backward-facing step flow, Measurement Science and Technology, 21(11), 2010, pp. 1-15.

T. D. Nguyen, J. C. Wells, C. V. Nguyen, Wall shear stress measurement of near-wall flow over inclined and curved boundaries by stereo interfacial particle image, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 31, 2010, pp. 442-449. (Invited article)

Nguyen, C., Nguyen, T. D., Wells, J., Nakayama, A., Interfacial PIV to resolve flows in the vicinity of curved surfaces, Experiments in Fluids, 48(4), 2010. (Invited article)