Researcher Profile

Professor Gregory Ivey

Gregory Ivey
Gregory Ivey

Phone: +61 8 6488 3528

Research Expertise:
  • Internal waves
  • Flow and mixing processes in lakes and the ocean
  • Mixing in stratified flows
  • Particle dynamics in turbulent flows
  • Coastal upwelling
  • Vertical and horizontal transport of mass
  • Tides and currents in coastal ocean


BEng MEngSc W.Aust., PhD Calif.-Berkeley


Professor Greg Ivey is Deputy Dean/ Deputy Dean Research in the Faculty of Engineering Computing and Mathematics, and is Winthrop Professor of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics in the School of Environmental Systems Engineering and the UWA Oceans Institute.

He has a BEng (Hons) and MEngSc from UWA, and a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. He has worked at the National Water Research Institute in Burlington, Ontario and the Australian National University, and has been a visiting professor at the Institute de Mecanique de Grenoble, Stanford University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research is in the area of physical oceanography, focusing on ocean mixing, internal waves and currents in both the coastal and open ocean environments.

He has taught in the Environmental Engineering program at UWA and was Head of the School of Environmental Systems Engineering from 2004 to 2007. He is a Fellow of Engineers Australia and a member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts

ID: 16350

Most frequent journals
  • Journal of Fluid Mechanics.

    ISSNs: 0022-1120, 1469-7645

    Cambridge Univ. Press

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.82 SJR 1.671 SNIP 1.636

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans

    ISSNs: 0148-0227, 2156-2202, 2169-9275, 2169-8953, 2169-8961, 2169-9313, 2169-9097

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 2169-8961, 2169-9356, 2169-9100

    American Geophysical Union

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.36 SJR 1.996 SNIP 1.313

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Continental Shelf Research

    ISSNs: 0278-4343, 1873-6955


    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 2.27 SJR 1.051 SNIP 1.15

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Dynamics of Atmospheres & Oceans

    ISSNs: 0377-0265, 1872-6879


    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.34 SJR 0.766 SNIP 0.824

    Journal: ERA2018

  • Limnology and Oceanography

    ISSNs: 0024-3590, 1939-5590

    American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Inc.

    Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.5 SJR 1.712 SNIP 1.225

    Journal: ERA2018

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