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iotaSciences wins New Product Award

A fluid-shaping technology developed by engineers and scientists from the Oxford Thermofluids Institute, Department of Engineering Science and The Sir William Dunn School of Pathology resulted in the spin out company iotaSciences. iotaSciences received the New Product Award at SLAS2018 in recognition of their innovative and portable benchtop single-cell instrument. The isoCell, which was [...]

iotaSciences wins New Product Award2020-05-06T08:33:13+01:00

Collaborative Microfluidics Research Wins Best Poster Award

Collaborative microfluidics research between Oxford engineers and biologists has won the best poster award at the 4Bio Summit - 3rd Microfluidics Congress - in London. A research collaboration between Engineering Sciences, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology and Iota Sciences (a University of Oxford spin-out company) is developing a transformative approach to manipulating tiny [...]

Collaborative Microfluidics Research Wins Best Poster Award2020-05-06T08:33:13+01:00

Oxford, NASA, Air Taxis and Beyond

Oxford Thermofluids Institute’s Dr. Neil Ashton is launching a public lecture series, for non-academics to gain insights into research at Oxford! Neil is organising this series under the banner of the Oxford University’s Sparks LIVE talks. Having spent 5 months working as a visiting scholar at NASA Ames Research Centre in 2016, he was [...]

Oxford, NASA, Air Taxis and Beyond2020-05-06T08:33:13+01:00

Priyanka Dhopade in Telegraph’s Top 50 Women in Engineering 2017!

The Oxford Thermofluids Institute’s Priyanka Dhopade has been chosen as one of The Telegraph’s top 50 women in engineering for 2017. She will be receiving this prestigious recognition at an awards ceremony in London, to mark International Women in Engineering Day, on the 23rd June. Her nomination was judged by a panel from The Women's [...]

Priyanka Dhopade in Telegraph’s Top 50 Women in Engineering 2017!2020-05-06T08:33:13+01:00

Inspiring the next Generation of Engineers

On June 14th, some of the Oxford Thermofluids Institute’s very talented engineers Dr. Priyanka Dopade, Niharika Gurram, Gladys Ngetich and Anna Bru Revert organised and took part in an outreach event held at St. John’s College. At this event, year 9 girls from Oxfordshire schools met with women in engineering over high tea. For the year [...]

Inspiring the next Generation of Engineers2020-05-06T08:33:13+01:00

Peter Ireland and colleagues receive IMechE Award

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers awarded the 2017 Kenneth Harris James prize, for the best paper on an Aerospace subject, to Howoong Namgoong, Peter Ireland and Changmin Son. The paper was entitled Optimisation of a 180o degree U-shaped bend shape for a turbine blade cooling passage leading to a pressure loss coefficient of approximately 0.6, [...]

Peter Ireland and colleagues receive IMechE Award2020-05-06T08:33:13+01:00

Transpiration Cooling Project Meeting

The Transpiration Cooling team, from the Oxford Thermofluids Institute, had a great meeting at Imperial College in London’s Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The third quarterly meeting saw very interesting work packages starting to really accelerate. On the numerical side, we had exciting presentations from the Universities of Southampton and Oxford. These were focussed [...]

Transpiration Cooling Project Meeting2020-05-06T08:33:13+01:00

Priyanka Dhopade in the top 72 Candidates for Space Travel

Dr Priyanka Dhopade has made it through to the top 72 candidates being assessed for space travel. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is looking for exceptional people to be the next generation of astronauts. Two individuals will be selected as new members of the Canadian Astronaut Corps. Priyanka is a Senior [...]

Priyanka Dhopade in the top 72 Candidates for Space Travel2017-07-03T16:39:51+01:00

Performance in Engineering finals

Rolls Royce prize for Performance in Engineering May 2016 Rolls- Royce has sponsored a prize for performance in engineering finals for some time.  This recent photo shows Professor Frank Haselbach, Chief Aerodynamicist at Rolls-Royce (3rd from right) being thanked by the Department together with other sponsors of examination prizes.

Performance in Engineering finals2017-06-02T15:51:15+01:00

2015 Heat Transfer Society Prize

The 2015 Heat Transfer Society Prize for best undergraduate project was won by Alex Brant for this project "Investigation of Mixed Impingement and Convective Cooling in a Gas Turbine Engine Case Cooling System The 2015 Heat Transfer Society Prize for best undergraduate project was won by Alex Brant for this project "Investigation of Mixed Impingement [...]

2015 Heat Transfer Society Prize2017-06-02T15:51:15+01:00
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