David Nobes, PhD, PEng

Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept


Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept
(780) 492-7031
10-281 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5




  • BE: University of Adelaide (Australia)
  • PhD: University of Adelaide (Australia)



J1.   Wang H, Tan P, Barona D, Li G, Hoe S, Lechuga-Ballesteros D, Nobes DS, Vehring R. (2018) Characterization of the Suspension Stability of Pharmaceuticals Using a Shadowgraphic Imaging Method. International journal of pharmaceutics. 548:128-38.

J2.   Agrawal Y.K., Sabbagh, R., Sanders R.S., and Nobes, D.S. (2018) Measuring the Refractive Index, Density, Viscosity, pH, and Surface Tension of Potassium Thiocyanate (KSCN) Solutions for Refractive Index Matching in Flow Experiments, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 63(5), pp.1275-1285.

J3.   Villacres, J., Nobes, D.S. and Ayranci, C., (2018) Additive manufacturing of shape memory polymers: effects of print orientation and infill percentage on mechanical properties. Rapid Prototyping Journal, 24(4), pp.744-751.

J4.   Aldrich, D., Ayranci, C. and Nobes, D.S. (2017). OSM-Classic: An optical imaging technique for accurately determining strain, SoftwareX, 6, pp 225-230

J5.   Kazemi, M., Nobes, D.S. & Elliott, J.A.W. (2017). Effect of the Thermocouple on Measuring the Temperature Discontinuity at a Liquid–Vapor Interface,  Langmuir, 33 (28), pp 7169-7180

J6.   Kazemi, M., Nobes, D.S. & Elliott, J.A.W. (2017). Experimental and numerical study on the evaporation of water at low pressures,  Langmuir, 33 (18), pp 4578–4591

J7.   Speer, C.P., Michaud, J.P., Miller, D.A., Stumpf, C.J.A. and Nobes, D.S. (2017) Empirical Heat Transfer Correlations of Finned-Tube Heat Exchangers in Pulsatile Flow. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering, 11(6), 1150-1155.

J8.   Sabbagh, R., Koch, C. R., Lipsett, M. G., & Nobes, D. S. (2017). Hydrocyclone equivalent settling area factor at higher concentrations and developing a performance chart. Separation and Purification Technology, Vol 182, pp 171–184

J9.   Sabbagh, R., Lipsett, M. G., Koch, C. R., & Nobes, D. S. (2016). An experimental investigation on hydrocyclone underflow pumping. Powder Technology, Vol 305, 99–108. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2016.09.045

J10.   Shokri, R., Ghaemi, S., Nobes, D. S., & Sanders, R. S. (2017). Investigation of particle-laden turbulent pipe flow at high-Reynolds-number using particle image/tracking velocimetry (PIV/PTV). International Journal of Multiphase Flow, (89), 136-149.

J11.   Ferraz-Albani, L.A., Baldelli, A., Knapp, C.J., Jäger, W., Vehring, R., Nobes DS, Olfert J.S., Kostiuk LW. (2016). Enhanced Evaporation of Micro-Scale Droplets with an Infrared Laser. Journal of Heat Transfer. Vol 139(1), 011503

J12.   Geoghegan, P. H., Jermy, M. C., & Nobes, D. S. (2016). A PIV comparison of the flow field and wall shear stress in rigid and compliant models of healthy carotid arteries. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 1750041.

J13.   Kotchon, A, Lipsett, M.G. and Nobes, D.S. (2016) Damage Detection in Tires Using Image-Based Strain Measurements, J Fail. Anal. And Preven. Vol 16(3), pp 438-448 (11 pages)

J14.   Sabbagh, R., Lipsett, M.G., Koch, C.R. and Nobes, D.S. (2016) Predicting equivalent settling area factor in hydrocyclones; a method for determining tangential velocity profile. Separation and Purification Technology, Vol 163, pp 341–351.

J15.   Vali, A., Nobes, D. S., and Kostiuk, L. W. (2016). Characterization of Flow Field within the Liquid Phase of a Small Pool Fire Using Particle Image Velocimetry Technique. Exp Therm Fluid Sci, Vol. 75, pp. 228-234

J16.   Babazadeh, H., Nobes, D. S., and Koch, C. R. (2015). Active and passive flow control on a precessing jet. Experiments in Fluids, 56(1), 1-10.

J17.   Baldelli, A., Boraey, M. A., Nobes, D. S., and Vehring, R. (2015). Analysis of the Particle Formation Process of Structured Microparticles. Molecular pharmaceutics, 2015, 12 (8), pp 2562–2573.

J18.   Hong, M., Fleck, B.A. and Nobes, D.S., (2015) “Unsteadiness of the internal flow in an effervescent atomizer nozzle”, Exp. in Fluids, Vol. 55, No. 12, pp 1-15

J19.   Raasch, J., Ivey, M., Aldrich, D., Nobes, D.S. and Ayranci, C., (2015) Characterization of polyurethane shape memory polymer processed by material extrusion additive manufacturing. Additive Manufacturing, Vol 8, pp.132-141.

J20.   Vali, A., Nobes, D. S., and Kostiuk, L. W. (2015). Fluid motion and energy transfer within burning liquid fuel pools of various thicknesses. Combustion and Flame, 162(4), 1477-1488.