Mr Duncan Ho Ting Wu


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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy


Duncan finished his Bachelors degree in Engineering at the University of Auckland in 2014 specialising in Engineering Science, with his main focus on Continuum Mechanics. He is currently pursuing his PhD degree in CFD modelling of the crystalline lens at the University of Auckland.

Research | Current

Duncan is currently involved in CFD modelling of the lens to create a working computation model of the mouse, bovine and eventually human lens with the aim to assist design in digital therapies to delay age-related nuclear cataract.

Teaching | Current

ENGSCI 111 Tutor

ENGGEN 131 Lab Tutor

ENGSCI 263 Lab Tutor

OPTOM 216 Lab Tutor

OPTOM 263 Lab Tutor


Areas of expertise

  • Physiological Optics
  • Computational Modelling
  • Fluid Dynamics

Committees/Professional groups/Services

HealtheX 2015 Marketing and Communications co-lead

HealtheX 2016 Programme Organising co-lead

HealtheX 2017 co-chair

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Wu, H.-T. D., Howse, L. A., & Vaghefi, E. (2017). Effect of age-related human lens sutures growth on its fluid dynamics. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 58 (14), 6351-6357. 10.1167/iovs.17-22099
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ehsan Vaghefi
  • Wu, H. T., Donaldson, P. J., & Vaghefi, E. (2016). Review of the experimental background and implementation of computational models of the ocular lens microcirculation. IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 9, 163-176. 10.1109/RBME.2016.2583404
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ehsan Vaghefi, Paul Donaldson

Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 503 - Bldg 503
Level 3, Room 351
New Zealand