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Professor Geoff Tansley


Geoff Tansley

School of Engineering and Built Environment - Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Design
+61 (0)7 5552 7510 (Work)
G09 1.63, Gold Coast Campus

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I'm a Mechanical and Biomedical Engineer with broad experience in the medical devices and manufacturing industries. I consult widely to medical device companies My 'uberspeciality' is the mechanics of Couette bloodflow, widening out to medical device design + fluid dynamics.


  • Member
    Disability & Rehabilitation1 Jan 2018
  • Member
    Disability & Rehabilitation of MHIQ, Gold Coast, Australia1 Jan 2018
  • Lab Leader
    Griffith University MechanoBiology Lab, Gold Coast, Australia1 May 2018


  • Professor of Engineering Design
    Griffith University, School of Engineering and Built Environment, Gold Coast, Australia1 Mar 2018
  • Program Director - Industrial Design
    Griffith University, School of Engineering and Built Environment, Gold Coast, Australia1 Jan 2020
  • Head of School
    Griffith University, School of Engineering, Gold Coast, Australia1 Mar 2013 - 28 Feb 2018
  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Aston University, School of Engineering, Birmingham, United Kingdom1 Jan 2008 - 30 Jun 2012
  • Head of Department
    Aston University, Mechanical Engineering and design, Birmingham, United Kingdom1 Sep 2009 - 30 Jun 2011
  • Associate Professor
    University of Nottingham, School of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, Nottingham, United Kingdom1 Sep 2004 - 31 Dec 2007
  • Senior Lecturer
    Flinders University, School of Engineering, Adelaide, Australia1 Jun 1994 - 1 Jan 1998
  • Lecturer
    University of Adelaide, Mechanical Engineering, Adelaide, Australia1 Sep 1989 - 31 May 1994


  • Director
    BiVACOR Inc., Cerritos, CA, United States1 Apr 2016
  • Chief Mechanical Engineer
    Ventracor Pty Ltd, Mechanical Engineering, Sydney, Australia1 Jan 1998 - 31 Aug 2004


  • PhD in Engineering
    Nottingham Trent, United Kingdom1 Jan 1984 - 1 Jan 1988
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)
    Nottingham Trent, United Kingdom1 Jan 1980 - 1 Jan 1984
  • Grad Cert, Tertiary Education
    Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia


  • English
    Can read, write, speak, understand and peer review