Dr Dennis De Pellegrin

Profile image of Dr Dennis De Pellegrin

Personal details


Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (distinction) (University of Western Aust.)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (University of Western Aust.)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)



Teaching Areas Units which Dr De Pellegrin coordinates or lectures in.
  • ENB215 Fundamentals of Mechanical Design
  • EGB314 Strength of Materials
  • ENB315 Motor Racing Vehicle Design
  • ENB316 Design of Machine Elements
  • ENB317 Design and Maintenance of Machinery
  • ENB434 Tribology

Teaching Supervision

  • BEB801 and BEB802 Engineering Project
  • Masters and PhD students
  • QUT Motorsport

Dr De Pellegrin teaches in many areas of engineering, but his passions are tribology and vehicle design. Among numerous teaching activities that he conducts some of his favourites include:

  • Finite Element Analysis of hydrodynamic bearing project
  • 3D printing of a clock mechanism project
  • Design and build innovation project
  • Formula SAE racing car chassis design project
  • Gearbox lubrication system design project
  • Suspension design laboratory


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Dennis, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

View more publications

Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.


Completed supervisions (Doctorate)