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Assoc Prof Nigel Hancock

Assoc Prof Nigel Hancock
Name Nigel Hancock
Position Honorary Associate Professor
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Phone +61 7 4631 1873
Extension 1873
Email
Qualifications BSc VicUni Manchester , PhD Strathclyde
Homepage http://www.usq.edu.au/users/hancockn
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Crop and Pasture Production not elsewhere classified ( 070399 )
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090699 )
  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified ( 070199 )

Research interests
Measurement and instrumentation
Micrometeorology and evaporation science
Agricultural and food engineering

Professional memberships
Member of the Institute of Physics (UK)
Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (USA)
Member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia

Industry affiliations
Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (UK)
Member of the Society for Engineering in Agriculture
Member of the Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology

USQ Research affiliations

  • National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
Doctor of Philosophy -PhD
Engineering Doctorate - EngD
Master of Engineering - MEng
ENG4111/4112 Research Project
ELE4019 Measurement Science and Instrument Engineering

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
28 Years

Research most recent
Craig I, Aravinthan V, Baillie C, Beswick A, Barnes G, Bradbury R, Connell L, Coop P, Fellows C, Fitzmaurice L, Foley J, Hancock N, Lamb D, Morrison P, Misra R, Mossad R, Pittaway P, Prime E, Rees S, Schmidt E, Solomon D, Symes T and Turnbull D (2007) Evaporation, seepage and water quality management in storage dams: a review of research methods. Environ Health 7:3 pp84-97

Hancock, N H, McKinnon, I and Maxwell, A D, (2006) Universal acidity-conductivity relations in bulk starter production. Aust.J.Dairy Technol. 61:2, pp189-192.

Hancock, N H, Maxwell, A D and Ah Fock, A (2005). Method and apparatus for measuring electrical conductivity. International Patent Application PCT/AU2005/000040 (published 28 July 2005)



Publications in ePrints

Brink, Gavin N. and Wandel, Andrew P. and Hancock, Nigel H. and Pather, Selvan (2017) Spreading rate and dispersion behavior of evaporation-suppressant monolayer on open water surfaces: part 1 – at zero wind stress. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 87. pp. 182-190. ISSN 0894-1777

Wandel, Andrew P. and Brink, Gavin N. and Hancock, Nigel H. and Pather, Selvan (2017) Spreading rate and dispersion behavior of evaporation-suppressant monolayer on open water surfaces: part 2 – under wind stress. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 87. pp. 171-181. ISSN 0894-1777

Uddin, J. and Foley, J. P. and Smith, R. J. and Hancock, N. H. (2016) A new approach to estimate canopy evaporation and canopy interception capacity from evapotranspiration and sap flow measurements during and following wetting. Hydrological Processes, 30 (11). pp. 1757-1767. ISSN 0885-6087

Uddin, Jasim M. and Smith, Rod J. and Hancock, Nigel H. and Foley, Joseph P. (2016) Estimation of wet canopy bulk stomatal resistance from energy flux measurements during sprinkler irrigation. Biosystems Engineering, 143. pp. 61-67. ISSN 1537-5110

Pittaway, P. and Martínez-Alvarez, V. and Hancock, N. (2015) Contrasting suspended covers reveal the impact of an artificial monolayer on heat transfer processes at the interfacial boundary layer. Water Science and Technology, 72 (9). pp. 1621-1627. ISSN 0273-1223

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