Research Assistants and Collaborators

Nafiz Chowdhury

Francesco Ornano

Roderick Lubbock

Current DPhil Students

Aravin Dass Naidu

Mathias Michaud

Jonas Amend

James Parker

Dan Burdett

Zelimhan Akhmiev

Past DPhil Sudents

  1. Ornano, F.G., 2018, Optimization of Endwall Cooling for High-Pressure Nozzle Guide Vane,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Michaelmas 2018.
  2. Adams, M.G., 2018, “Impacts of Lean-Burn Combustor Exit Profile and Rotor-Casing Effusion Cooling on 1.5-Stage Turbine Aerodynamics,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Michaelmas 2018.
  3. Johansson, M., 2016, “Impact of non-uniform temperature on low turning strut characteristics” PhD Thesis, Chalmers University, 2016 (co-supervised by Valery Chernoray, Chalmers University of Technology).
  4. Usandizaga, I., 2016, “Investigations of improved heat transfer instrumentation for cooled turbine stages,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Trinity 2016.
  5. Hall, B. F., 2016, Combustor simulators for scaled turbine experiments,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Trinity 2016.
  6. Kirollos, B., 2016, “Aerothermal optimisation of novel cooling schemes for high pressure components using combined theoretical, numerical and experimental techniques,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Trinity 2016.
  7. Collins, M., 2016, “Casing Effusion Cooling,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Trinity 2016.
  8. Thomas, M., 2014, “Optimisation of endwall film-cooling in axial turbines,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Trinity 2014.
  9. Luque Martínez, S.G., 2011, A fully-integrated approach to gas turbine cooling system research,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Trinity 2011.
  10. Beard, P.F., 2010, “On turbine efficiency measurements with engine representative inlet flows,” DPhil thesis, University of Oxford, Hilary 2010.
  11. Qureshi, M. I., 2010, “Effects of engine realistic temperature profile and swirl on HP turbine heat transfer and aerodynamics,” DPhil Thesis, University of Oxford, Michaelmas 2010.
  12. Vasco, S., 2005, “Reduced pressure and temperature testing of film cooled nozzle guide vanes at simulated engine conditions,” MSc Thesis (co-supervised by Martin Oldfield).