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Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Monash University

Damon Honnery has been involved in energy related research for more than 25 years. He currently lectures in thermodynamics in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Monash University with a specialization in engines and propulsion systems. He has co-authored more than 200 articles in his research field including a book on climate change mitigation (Rise and Fall of the Carbon Civilisation, Springer 2011). He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Energy and a member of the Combustion Institute. He jointly manages the Laboratory for Turbulence Research In Aerospace and Combustion at Monash University.


  • 2004–present
    Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University
  • 1996–2006
    Snr Lecturer, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Monash University


  • 1992 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 1987 
    University of Sydney, MEngSc
  • 1985 
    University of Sydney, BE (Mechanical Engineering)

Research Areas

  • Mechanical Engineering (0913)
  • Mechanical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified (091399)
  • Turbulent Flows (091508)
  • Interdisciplinary Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified (091599)