• Research Assistant Professor
Thien Nguyen

Educational Background

  • 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.

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.

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)