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David F Fletcher

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  • Adjunct Professor
  • University of Sydney
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Research interests

Biomedical FlowsPharmaceutical FlowsMicrofluidicsCombustionMultiphase FlowCFD


Interested in the application of CFD to a wide range of engineering, biomedical and pharmaceutical flow problems. Specialist user of ANSYS CFX and ANSYS Fluent. Applications involving multiphase flows, combustion, radiation, chemical reactions, free surfaces, .....

Co-authors (216)

  • Xiaoping Guan
  • mostafa pourali
  • Pourya Danaeifar
  • Somasekhara Goud Sontti
  • Freyman Mendoza
  • Akhilesh Khapre

Publications (5)

  • On the importance of upstream compressibility in microchannel boiling heat transfer

    • Liu Y
    • Fletcher D
    • Haynes B
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  • Three dimensional effects in taylor flow in circular microchannels

    • Gupta R
    • Leung S
    • Manica R
    • et al.
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  • Particle aerosolisation and break-up in dry powder inhalers 1: Evaluation and modelling of venturi effects for agglomerated systems

    • Wong W
    • Fletcher D
    • Traini D
    • et al.
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  • Modeling turbulent flow in stirred tanks with CFD: The influence of the modeling approach, turbulence model and numerical scheme

    • Aubin J
    • Fletcher D
    • Xuereb C
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  • A comparison of coarse mixing predictions obtained from the CHYMES and PM-ALPHA models

    • Fletcher D
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Professional experience

Adjunct Professor

University of Sydney

June 2009 - Present

Senior CFD Specialist

LEAP Australia

June 2003 - Present


University of Sydney

June 1993 - June 2009(16 years)

Research Scientist


September 1982 - February 1993(10 years)

Education history

Habilitation a Diriger des Recherches

Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse

January 2002 - November 2002(10 months)


University of Exeter

September 1979 - July 1982(3 years)

BSc (Hons I) Mathematics

University of Exeter

September 1976 - June 1979(3 years)