Vincent Wheatley is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at The University of Queensland. His research expertise is in the modelling and simulation of gas and plasma flows. He is currently investigating mixing and combustion enhancement in scramjets and manipulating shock driven magnetohydrodynamic flows with magnetic fields. Vincent has taught advanced fluid mechanics and aerospace propulsion at UQ for the past four years. He received his BE and MEngSc from UQ and his PhD in Aeronautics from Caltech. He is currently an Australian Research Council Discovery Early-Career Researcher Award fellow.