Fluids Laboratory for Aeronautical and Industrial Research


  • Feb 2015 - Jisheng Zhao joins the group as a post-doctoral fellow to manage the FLAIR water tunnel facility.
  • Jan 2015 - Kerry Hourigan's team appear in the NCI Jan 2015 newsletter.
  • Dec 2014 - Flair staff present their work at 19 AFMC in Melbourne.
  • Nov 2014 - Flair staff win two large Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grants to support both computational and experimental projects on flow-induced vibration and wakes.
  • Oct 2014 - New PhD research students Anchal Sareen, Shantanu Bhat join the group.
  • Jul 2014 - New PhD research students Farah Houdroge, Shibo Wang and Subhadip Roy join the group.
  • Jul 2014 - A. Rao and K. Hourigan at Monash University were awarded 75 TB of storage for this collection under the RDSI ReDS Scheme.
  • Jun 2014 - Crouch et al appear on the cover of Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol 748.


Prospective research students with are encouraged to visit the scholarships section under "RESEARCH" tab on the homepage. Herein are the links to Monash Institute of Graduate Research (MIGR), application procedures for research programs and the scholarships available for Australian and international students*. Please contact MIGR for queries on application details.

*International students may need to refer to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) webpages prior to applying for a research program in Australia.


FLAIR specialises in experimental and computational fluid mechanics research. Our strength is fundamental investigation of fluids problems which impact the automotive, aeronautical, industrial and bio-medical fields. Findings from our research are published in leading journals worldwide.