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Dr Alex Lubansky

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5067, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO5.226
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5067  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.226  


Alex is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering within the School of Engineering.


  • 2008-2012: Lecturer, University of Oxford
  • 2006-2008: Post-doc, Swansea University
  • 2007: Research Engineer, Haemair Ltd

Professional Associations

  • MIChemE
  • FHEA

Research Areas and Interests

  • Rheology, Complex Fluids and Complex Flows
  • Microfluidics
  • Chemical Engineering Analysis of Geoengineering Schemes

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), The University of Melbourne, 2006 .
  • B (Bachelor Degree), The University of Melbourne, 2002 .

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Lubansky, A., (2011), Rheology and Its Applications in Biotechnology. Comprehensive biotechnology, 5(32), 189-201, United Kingdom.

Journal Articles

  • Glover, K., Strang, J., Lubansky, A., (2014), Characterising the effect of geometry on a microchamber for producing controlled concentration gradients. Chemical Engineering Science, 117(2014), 389-395, DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.06.045.
  • Tapp, D., Taylor, J., Lubansky, A., Bain, C., Chakrabarti, B., (2014), Theoretical analysis for the optical deformation of emulsion droplets. Optics Express, 22(4), 4523 - 4538, United States, DOI: 10.1364/OE.22.004523.
  • Deganello, D., Williams, A., Croft, T., Lubansky, A., Gethin, D., Claypole, T., (2011), Level-set method for the modelling of liquid bridge formation and break-up. Computers and Fluids, 40(1), 42-51, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2010.08.002.
  • Deganello, D., Croft, T., Williams, A., Lubansky, A., Gethin, D., Claypole, T., (2011), Numerical simulation of dynamic contact angle using a force based formulation. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 166(16), 900-907, Netherlands, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2011.04.008.
  • Lubansky, A., Brad, R., Williams, PR., Deganello, D., Claypole, T., (2011), Measuring maximum tensile strength of liquids at low stressing rates. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 166(16), 896-899, Netherlands, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnnfm.2011.04.004.
  • Yeow, YL., Isac, J., Khalid, FA., Leong, Y., Lubansky, A., (2010), A Method for Computing the Partial Derivatives of Experimental Data. AIChE Journal, 56(12), 3212-3224, United States, DOI: 10.1002/aic.12236.
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