Professor Jin Ooi

Professor of Particulate Solid Mechanics



+44(0)131 6505725


3.21 William Rankine Building

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment

Research Theme: 

  • Granular Mechanics and Industrial Infrastructure
Prof Jin Ooi
Prof Jin Ooi

Academic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Auckland), 1st Class Honours
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Sydney)

Research Interests: 

Professor Jin Ooi talks about Particulate Solid Mechanics, in a "research in a nutshell" video:

You can watch this video on Media Hopper or YouTube.


  • Mechanics and behaviour of particulate solid
  • Handling and characterisation of granular solids and powders
  • Silo pressures and solids flow
  • Finite element and discrete element modelling