Gregory Ivey

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

  • The University of Western Australia (M053), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Professor Greg Ivey is a Professor in the Oceans Graduate School and the Oceans Institute at UWA.

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, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and ENS de Lyon. 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, was Head of the School of Environmental Systems Engineering from 2004 to 2007, and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences from 2010 to 2016. He is a Fellow of Engineers Australia and the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society and a past member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts


ocean mixing, internal waves, ocean currents

Research expertise keywords

  • 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


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