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Developing nanoscale analysis techniques for microscopy

This project is a nexus of materials engineering, microscopy and scientific computing. Using advanced microscopy techniques, you will delve into the rich nanostructures and atomic-s more...

Supervisor(s): Ceguerra, Anna (Dr)

Computational Automotive Aeroacoustics

Current automotive aerodynamic design is driven by a myriad of requirements including minimum drag, minimum noise, favourable handling, thermal management and vehicle soiling. Our g more...

Supervisor(s): Thornber, Ben (Dr)

Efficient Large Eddy Simulations of Helicopter Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics

This project aims to push forward the state of the art in unsteady turbulent simulations of helicopters and UAVs flying in atmospheric turbulence generated over ships and through ur more...

Supervisor(s): Thornber, Ben (Dr)

Understanding the growth of hydrodynamic instabilities in Inertial Confinement Fusion

The National Ignition Facility (NIF) in the USA has managed to achieve a fusion fuel gain of 1 in landmark experiments. However, the targeted gain is substantially higher than this more...

Supervisor(s): Thornber, Ben (Dr)

Compressible Turbulent Mixing

A fundamental understanding of compressible turbulent mixing is critical to advancing technologies in aeronautical, automotive, clean energy and acoustics. This project aims to deve more...

Supervisor(s): Thornber, Ben (Dr)

Experimental analysis of dry powder inhalers for pulmonary drug delivery

This project will apply state of the art experimental diagnostic techniques for the quantitative analysis of dry powder inhalers (DPIs). The project will focus on improving our fund more...

Supervisor(s): Kourmatzis, Agisilaos (Dr)

Development of next-generation fuel delivery devices for thermal energy conversion

This project will apply state of the art experimental diagnostic and computational methods to analyse the potential of using electrostatic charge as a means to delivery fuels in mic more...

Supervisor(s): Kourmatzis, Agisilaos (Dr)

Fluid-structure interaction in the human upper airway

This project will apply state of the art experimental diagnostic methods to analyse fluid structure interaction in model reconstructions of the human upper airway. more...

Supervisor(s): Kourmatzis, Agisilaos (Dr)

Turbulent transport of algae in stably stratified rivers: a computational fluid dynamics study

In stably stratified shear flows, turbulent mixing is suppressed by the background stratification. In rivers, these conditions allow buoyant cyanobacteria to float to the surface an more...

Supervisor(s): Williamson, Nicholas (Dr), Armfield, Steven (Professor)

Turbulent mixing in stably stratified flow: a laboratory and field based study

In stably stratified shear flows, turbulent mixing is suppressed by the background stratification. This project will examine this dynamic using laboratory experiments and field meas more...

Supervisor(s): Williamson, Nicholas (Dr), Armfield, Steven (Professor)