Paul Beard

Senior Research Associate & Deputy Manager of Oxford Turbine Research Facility

Personal Details

Dr Paul Beard MEng DPhil
College lecturer at Exeter College

Contact Details

Dept of Engineering Science,
University of Oxford,
Parks Road,
Oxford,
OX1 3PJ
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 273000
Email: paul.beard@eng.ox.ac.uk

Biography

Paul is a senior research associate at Oxford University. He manages the Oxford Turbine Research Facility (OTRF). This major test facility was designed and built by the Department of Engineering Science for the Ministry of Defence. Paul gained a MEng and DPhil both from Exeter College where he now holds a college lectureship.

Research Interests

Turbomachinery
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Numerical analysis
Heat Transfer
Instrumentation
Turbines