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Researcher: Chin, CKH (Dr Chris Chin)

Fields of Research

Ocean engineering
Maritime engineering
Educational technology and computing
Naval architecture
Primary education
Marine engineering
Special vehicles
Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Signal processing
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Optimisation
Higher education
Other mathematical sciences
Logistics
Air pollution modelling and control
Applied statistics
Service oriented computing
Engineering practice and education
Environmentally sustainable engineering
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Computer vision and multimedia computation
Urban geography
Urban and regional economics
Research, science and technology policy
Pollution and contamination
Education assessment and evaluation
Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics)
Environmental assessment and monitoring

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in engineering
Teaching and instruction technologies
Oil and gas extraction
Other education and training
Intelligence, surveillance and space
Fisheries - wild caught
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Renewable energy
Wave energy
Environmentally sustainable mineral resource activities
Water transport
Tidal energy
Wind energy
Learner and learning
Domestic passenger water transport (e.g. ferries)
Teaching and curriculum
Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
Commercial energy efficiency
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Integrated systems
Oil and gas exploration
Port infrastructure and management
Nursing
Environmentally sustainable transport activities
Teacher and instructor development
Coastal sea freight transport
Other information and communication services
Animation, video games and computer generated imagery services
Environmentally sustainable manufacturing activities
Management, resources and leadership
Management of liquid waste from energy activities (excl. water)
Hydro-electric energy
Institutional arrangements

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comprehensive comparison of computational methods on propeller modelling of an AUV; 2018 IEEE OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Symposium
A hierarchical Bayesian approach to modelling fate and transport of oil released from subsea pipelines; Process Safety and Environmental Protection
A model of an aircraft towing a cable-body system; ANZIAM Journal
An analysis of students' performance in ICT curriculum transformation of mathematics in Australian primary schools; Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2011)
An innovative approach using ICT to teach calculus in primary schools; 2013 International Engineering and Technology Education Conference
An integrated delivery and assessment process to address the graduate attribute spectrum; International Engineering and Technology Education Conference 2011 (IETEC'11)
An integrated delivery and assessment process to address the graduate attribute spectrum; US-China Education Review A
An integrated method for human error probability assessment during the maintenance of offshore facilities; Process Safety and Environmental Protection
An Investigation into the use of ICT to teach Calculus to Australian Primary Schools; 22nd Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Application of alternative energies in the Australian offshore sector; Journal of Engineering Science and Technology
Application of frequency domain methods for response based analysis of flexible risers; ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2017
Articulated concrete mattress block size stability comparison in omni-directional current; OCEANS'16
Augmented reality lights for compromised visibility navigation; Journal of Marine Science and Engineering
Auto-pitch wing-in-ground effect oscillating foils for marine propulsion; 30th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference
Calculation of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Kuiper statistics over fuzzy samples; Proceedings of the Jangjeon Mathematical Society
Calculus for Kids; Australian Computers in Education Conference 2014
Calculus for kids: Engaging primary school students in engineering mathematics; 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education – AAEE2015
Calculus in elementary school: an example of ICT-based curriculum transformation; 22nd International Conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE 2011)
Calculus in elementary school: an example of ICT-based curriculum transformation
Calculus in elementary school: an example of ICT-based curriculum transformation; Education and Information Technology 2012: A Selection of AACE Award Papers
Calculus in elementary school: an example of ICT-based curriculum transformation; Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Calculus triumph for Mayfield
Class attendance and use of Echo360 in Australia: A comparison between undergraduate nursing and maritime disciplines; 2014 International conference on new horizons in education
Comparative study on probability distributions of riser responses; The Thirteenth (2018) ISOPE Pacific-Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium
Comparison of use of Echo360 generated materials in maritime engineering and nursing disciplines to support student learning; 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Computational modelling of sloshing in liquefied natural gas tank; ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2017
Constrained path planning of autonomous underwater vehicle using selectively-hybridized particle swarm optimization algorithms; 12th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles (CAMS 2019)
Developing a dynamic model for pitting and corrosion-fatigue damage of subsea pipelines; Ocean Engineering: An International Journal of Research and Development
Development and use of a computer controlled sailing simulation; SimTecT
Development of an application with process feedback to enhance student-centred learning; ASCILITE 2014
Energy audit of fishing vessels; Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment
Energy use of fishing vessels operating in Tasmania; Transactions of the The Royal Institution of Naval Architects: International Journal of small craft technology
Estimating the carbon footprint of Tasmanian fishing vessels; International Journal of Small Craft Technology
Experimental investigation into the effects of reduced vertical centre of gravity of an articulated concrete mattress in current flow; International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Experimental study of wave induced loads and motions on FLNG in head and oblique sea waves; International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2016)
Free running simulation of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle undergoing a straight line manoeuvre via computational fluid dynamics; Pacific International Maritime Conference 2015
Higher order thinking through Calculus for Kids; Journal of Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria
Higher order thinking through Calculus for Kids; ACCE 2016
Hydrodynamics of a conceptual FLNG system in side-by-side offloading operation; Ships and Offshore Structures
ICT Curriculum Transformation of Mathematics in Primary Schools; International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education
Improving logistics management using foldable/collapsible containers: A case study; The Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics
Innovating with Calculus for Kids; ACCE 2016
Innovating with Science-ercise; ACCE 2016
Investigating the transformative role of Echo360 on learning and teaching; 2013 Teaching Matters Conference
Investigation into application of environmental contours for analysis of floating systems; The Thirteenth (2018) ISOPE Pacific-Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium
Large Effect Size Studies of Computers in Schools: Calculus for Kids and Science-ercise; Tomorrow’s Learning: Involving Everyone
Maple Helps Teach Calculus to 11-Year Old Students
Mayfield primary tops the nation in integral calculus
Mooring analysis of a floating OWC wave energy converter; Journal of Marine Science and Engineering
Motion analysis of an autonomous underwater vehicle tethered with an optical fiber for real-time surveillance; IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering
Motion response of a floating offshore wind turbine foundation; 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Novel use of video technology to enhance the use of marine simulators to link knowledge and practical skills; 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Numerical investigation of auto-pitch wing-in-ground effect oscillating foil propulsor; Applied Ocean Research
Online AUV path replanning using quantum-behaved particle swarm optimization with selective differential evolution; Cmes-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences
Parametric study on hydro-elasticity characteristics of auto-pitch wing-in-ground effect oscillating foil propulsors; Ocean Engineering
Particle swarm optimization algorithms with selective differential evolution for AUV path planning; International Journal of Robotics and Automation
Performance evaluation of particle swarm intelligence based optimization techniques in a novel AUV path planner; 2018 IEEE OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Symposium
Potential use of alternative energies in the Australian offshore sector; Journal of marine environmental engineering
Probabilistic analysis of extreme riser responses for a weather-vaning FPSO in tropical cyclones; Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
Process feedback to enhance learning; Teaching Matters 2014
Project based Learning for First Year Maritime Engineering Students: Manufacturing and Testing of Skateboards; 24th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
RANS prediction of FLNG-LNG hydrodynamic interactions in steady current; Applied Ocean Research
Rethinking computers in schools: Calculus in primary; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE 2011 Conference)
Risk-based maintenance planning of subsea pipelines through fatigue crack growth monitoring; Engineering Failure Analysis
Scale effects on hydrodynamic manoeuvring force prediction; The 25th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference
Sensitivity of vessel responses to environmental contours of extreme sea states; The 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
Six-DOF simulations of an underwater vehicle undergoing straight line and steady turning manoeuvres; Ocean Engineering
The hydrodynamic performance of an integrated semi-submersible platform with wave energy converters: a concept for multi-use platforms; Australasian Coasts & Ports Conference 2019
The use of Echo360 generated materials and perceived student performance; 2014 International Conference of Teaching, Assessment and Learning (TALE)
Transformative Computational Thinking in Mathematics; Empowering Learners for Life in the Digital Age IFIP TC 3 Open Conference on Computers in Education, OCCE 2018 Linz, Austria, June 24–28, 2018: Revised Selected Papers
Transforming learning with computers: calculus for kids; Education and Information Technologies
Uptake of lecture capture technology by lecturers in engineering, management and nursing disciplines; 2014 International Conference of Teaching, Assessment and Learning (TALE)
URANS prediction of hydrodynamic interaction between LHD and supply vessel during replenishment in calm water; International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
URANS prediction of ship hydrodynamics in head sea waves at zero forward speed with model testing validation; International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2016)
URANS predictions of wave induced loads and motions on ships in regular head and oblique waves at zero forward speed; Journal of Fluids and Structures
URANS predictions on the hydrodynamic interaction of a conceptual FLNG-LNG offloading system in regular waves; Ocean Engineering
URANS study of scale effects on hydrodynamic manoeuvring coefficients of KVLCC2; Ocean Engineering
Use of Echo360 generated materials and its impact on class attendance; 30th Annual Ascilite Conference
Using the flipped classroom to improve student engagement and to prepare graduates to meet maritime industry requirements: A focus on maritime education; WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs
Utilisation of Echo 360: A comparison between undergraduate nursing and maritime disciplines; Teaching Matters 2014
Variability of extreme responses due to wave frequency motions of a weather-vaning FPSO; ASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2017
Where is all the energy going? An energy audit system for Australian fishing vessels; International Symposium on Fishing Vessel Energy Efficiency

Research Projects

Aquaculture Vessel Requirement scoping study; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Bioelectricity Generation from Dairy Wastewater ; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Calculus in the real world: transforming the way we teach Mathematics in primary education; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Engineering pathways for regional Australia:viable learning platforms built by knowledge partnering; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Evaluating and selecting STEM resources: capacity building for teachers in rural and regional schools; Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER)
Investigating the transformative role of Echo360 on learning and teaching; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Oscillating Foil Turbine; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Science-ercise: modern physics in primary classrooms of North-West Tasmania; Ian Potter Foundation (IPF)
The effect of mooring systems on the operability and survivability of a floating offshore wave energy converter: Numerical and experimental investigations; Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMAREST)
Hydrodynamic forces of Ro-Ro thrusters affecting Articulating Concrete Blocks
Investigation into the Response Based Analysis of Risers of Floating Systems
Investigation into the viability of retrofitting a bulbous bow to a 24m fish trawler and prawn trawler

Research Candidate Supervision

6DOF Motion Response and Manoeuvring Simulation of an UUV
Engineering Education & its Relationship to Graduate Attributes
Investigation into Global Performance Optimization of a Floating Liquefied Natural Gas System