Professor John Hinch

Career

  • 1998 - now Professor in Fluid Mechanics
  • 1994 - 1998 Reader in Fluid Mechanics
  • 1975 - 1994 University Lecturer in Mathematics
  • 1972 - 1975 University Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics
  • 1971 - now Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge

Research

Micro-hydrodynamics, colloidal dispersions, flow through porous media, polymer rheology, non-Newtonian fluid dynamics, mobile particulate systems and applications of mathematics to industrial problems.

Selected Publications

  • Charru, F. & Hinch, E.J. 2000. Phase diagram of interfacial instabilities in a two-layer Couette flow and mechanism of the long-wave instability. J. Fluid Mech. 414, 195-233.
  • Plouraboue, F. & Hinch, E.J. 2002. Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in a Hele-Shaw cell. Phys. Fluids 14, 922-929.
  • Bertho, Y., Giorgiutti-Dauphine, F., Raafat, T., Hinch E.J., Herrmann, H.J., & Hulin, J.P. 2002. Powder flow down a vertical pipe the effect of air flow, J. Fluid Mech., 459, 317-345.
  • Duru, P., Nicolas, M., Hinch, E.J. & Guazzelli, E. 2002 Constitutive laws in liquid-fluidized beds. J. Fluid Mech., 452 , 371-404.
  • Hascoet, E. & Hinch, E.J. 2002. Linearised impulse-wave propagating down a vertical column of heavy particles, Phys. Rev. E 66, 011307.
  • Hinch, E.J. & Kelmanson, M.A. 2003. On the decay and drift of free-surface perturbations in viscous, thin-film flow exterior to a rotating cylinder. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 459, 1193-1213.
  • Cunha, F.R., Abade, G.C., Sousa, A.J. & Hinch, E.J. 2002. Modeling and direct simulation of velocity fluctuations and particle-velocity correlations in sedimentation. J. Fluid Eng. 124, 957-968.
  • Cunha, F.R., Sousa, A.J. & Hinch, E.J. 2002. Numerical simulation of velocity fluctuations and dispersion of sedimentating particles. Chem. Eng. Comm.189, 1105-1129.
  • Bergougnoux, L., Ghicini, S., Guazzelli, E. & Hinch E.J. 2003 Spreading fronts and fluctuations in sedimentation. Phys. Fluids 15, 1875-1887.
  • Debacq, Hulin, J-P., Salin, D., Perrin, B. & Hinch, E.J. 2003 Buoyant mixing of miscible fluids of varying viscosities in vertical tubes. Phys. Fluids 15, 3846-3855.
  • Rallison, J.M. & Hinch, E.J. 2003. The flow of an Oldroyd fuid past a reentrant corner: the downstream boundary layer. J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech. 116, 141-162.
  • Hinch E.J., Kelmanson, M.A. & Metcalfe, P.D. 2004. Shock-like free-surface perturbations in low-surface-tension, viscous, thin-film flow exterior to a rotating cylinder. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 460, 2975-2991.
  • Seon, T., Hulin, J-P., Salin, D., Perrin, B. & Hinch, E.J. 2004 Buoyant mixing of miscible fluids in tilted tubes. Phys. Fluids 16, LL103-106.
  • Hinch, E.J. & Plouraboue, F. 2005 Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in a Hele-Shaw cell: large effect from the small region near the meniscus. Phys. Fluids 17, 052107 (13 pages).
  • Seon, T., Hulin, J-P., Salin, D., Perrin, B. & Hinch, E.J. 2005 Buoyant driven miscible front dynamics in tilted tubes. Phys. Fluids. 17 031702 (4 pages).
  • Charru, F. & Hinch, E.J. 2005 Ripple formation on a particle bed sheared by a viscous liquid. Part One: steady flow. J. Fluid Mech. 550, 111-121.
  • Charru, F. & Hinch, E.J. 2005 Ripple formation on a particle bed sheared by a viscous liquid. Part Two : oscillating flow. J. Fluid Mech. 550, 121-137.
  • Staron, L. & Hinch, E.J. 2005 Discrete simulation of the collapse of granular columns. J. Fluid Mech. 545, 1-27.
  • Larrieu, E., Staron, L. & Hinch, E.J. 2005 Raining into shallow water as a description of the collapse of a column of grains. J. Fluid Mech. 554, 259-270.
  • Taberlet, N., Richard, P. & Hinch, E.J. 2005 The S-shape of a granular pile in a rotating drum. Phys. Rev. E. 73, 050301 (4 pages).
  • Seon, T., Hulin, J-P., Salin, D., Perrin, B. & Hinch, E.J. 2006 LIF measurements of buoyancy driven mixing in tilted tubes. Phys. Fluids 18, 041701 (4 pages).
  • Etienne, J., Hinch, E.J. & Li, J. 2006 A Lagrangian-Eulerian approach for the numerical simulation of free-surface flow of a viscoelastic material. J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech. 136, 157-166.
  • Staron, L. & Hinch, E.J. 2007 The spreading of a granular mass: role of grain properties and initial conditions. Granular Matter 9, 205-217.
  • Chehata Gomez, D.C., Bergougnoux, L., Hinch E.J., and Guazzelli, E. 2007 On stratification control of the velocity fluctuations in sedimentation Phys. Fluids 18, 098102 (4 pages).
  • Seon, T., Znaien, J., Hinch, E.J., Perrin, B., Salin, D., and Hulin, J.P. 2007 Transient buoyancy-driven front dynamics in nearly horizontal tubes. Phys. Fluids 19, 123603 (11 pages).
  • Seon, T., Znaien, J., Perrin, B., Hinch, E.J., Salin, D., and Hulin, J.P. 2007 Front dynamic and macroscopic diffusion in buoyant mixing in a tilted tube Phys. Fluids 19, 125105 (7 pages).
  • Chehata Gomez, D.C., Bergougnoux, L., Guazzelli, E., and Hinch, E.J. 2008 Spreading fronts in sedimentation of dilute suspesnion of spheres Phys. Fluids 20, 023302 (9 pages).
  • Chiu-Webster, S, Hinch, E.J. and Lister, J.R. 2008 Very viscous horizontal convection J. Fluid Mech. 611, 395-426