Mr Sudip Bhattrai

PhD Candidate, UNSW Canberra Hypersonics
School of Engineering and Information Technology


Building 20, G03


PhD Candidate, Aerospace Engineering, UNSW Canberra Hypersonics (S2, 2017 - S1, 2021)


  • HDR Student Representative, UNSW Canberra Board

  • Committe Member, Arc@UNSW Canberra

  • Student Representative, Royal Aeronautical Society, Australian Division, Canberra Branch

  • Committee Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Sydney Section

Journal articles

Paudel S; Bhattarai S; Bhattrai S; Bomjan B, 2019, 'Effects of magnetohydrodynamics on temperature and shock standoff distance in a supersonic flow over a blunt body', Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, vol. 19, pp. 264 - 271,

Chen N; Esfehani SA; Bhattrai S; Liu Y; Tang H, 2018, 'Numerical Study on Effects of Equivalence Ratio on Initiation Characteristics of Oblique Detonation Waves', Tuijin Jishu/Journal of Propulsion Technology, vol. 39, pp. 2798 - 2805,

Chen N; Bhattrai S; Tang H, 2018, 'Numerical simulation of influence of temperature disturbance on oblique detonation wave structure', Beijing Hangkong Hangtian Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, vol. 44, pp. 1537 - 1546,

Bomjan B; Bhattrai S; Tang H, 2018, 'Characterization of induction and transition methods of oblique detonation waves over dual-angle wedge', Aerospace Science and Technology, vol. 82-83, pp. 394 - 401,

Bhattrai S; de Baar JHS; Neely AJ, 2018, 'Efficient uncertainty quantification for a hypersonic trailing-edge flap, using gradient-enhanced kriging', Aerospace Science and Technology, vol. 80, pp. 261 - 268,

Bhattrai S; Tang H, 2017, 'Formation of near-Chapman–Jouguet oblique detonation wave over a dual-angle ramp', Aerospace Science and Technology, vol. 63, pp. 1 - 8,

Bhattrai S; Tang H, 2013, 'Comparative performance analysis of combined-cycle pulse detonation turbofan engines (PDTEs)', Propulsion and Power Research, vol. 2, pp. 214 - 224,

Zhang C; Tang H; Li M; Bhattrai S, 2012, 'Effects of equivalence ratio and gap size on the propagation behavior of detonations', Hangkong Dongli Xuebao/Journal of Aerospace Power, vol. 27, pp. 1948 - 1957

Conference Papers

Bhattrai S; Neely AJ; Currao GMD; McQuellin LP, 2018, 'The effect of streamwise pressure distribution on the aeroelastic deformation of hypersonic trailing-edge flaps', in Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018

Bhattrai S; McQuellin LP; Currao G; Neely AJ; Buttsworth DR, 2018, 'Influence of hypersonic fluid-structure interaction on the control authority of a trailing-edge flap', in 22nd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies Conference, Orlando, FL, presented at 22nd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies Conference, Orlando, FL, 17 September 2018 - 19 September 2018,

Bhattarai S; Poudel KR; Bhatta N; Mahat S; Bhattrai S; Thapa Magar KS, 2018, 'Modeling and development of baseline guidance navigation and control system for medical delivery UAV', in AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech at Aerospace, 2018,