Amin Chabchoub

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Amin Chabchoub is an Associate Professor in Environmental Fluid Mechanics at the School of Civil Engineering of The University of Sydney. He received a M.Sc. in applied mathematics/mechanical engineering from the University of Bremen, Germany, and a Ph.D. from the Hamburg University of Technology. Dr. Chabchoub worked as Assistant Professor of Hydrodynamics at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Aalto University, Finland, as well as a Postdoctoral Researcher and Research Scientist at Imperial College London, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, and The University of Tokyo. His areas of expertise are fluid mechanics, ocean waves, rogue waves, nonlinear dynamics, solitons, and physical oceanography.


A Unifying Framework for Describing Rogue Waves

A theory for rogue waves based on instantons—a mathematical concept developed in quantum chromodynamics—has been successfully tested in controlled laboratory experiments. Read More »