Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Staff

Dr Simon Tuplin BEng, PhD

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Experimental Officer

Background

  • Undergraduate Degree: Automotive Engineering Loughborough University 1996 - 2000
  • PhD: Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University 2000 – 2006 (part time)
  • Research Associate, Automotive Engineering Loughborough University 2001-2011
  • Research Experimental Officer 2011 - present 

Research groups

  • Applied Aerdynamics

Research interests and activities

  • Sports aerodynamics
  • Vehicle instrumentation / Vehicle data systems      

Current responsibilities

  • MIRA vehicle and vehicle test manager
  • Laser Safety Officer, Department Safety Officer, Non-ionising radiation PoC
  • Laser systems calibration
  • Additive manufacturing (3D Printing) management
  • Wind-tunnel group experimental support

Teaching

  • TTA107 - Vehicle Design and Development
  • TTB039 - Ground Vehicle Aerodynamics
  • TTD003 Automotive Group Project
  • TTP301 - Vehicle and Powertrain Functional Performance
  • TTP302 - Vehicle Systems Analysis
  • TTP401 Sustainable Vehicle Powertrains
  • TTP408 Vehicle Electrical Systems Integration
  • TTP451 Powertrain Calibration Optimisation

External activities

  • Development work with Norwegian Ski Federation
  • Windtunnel design and verification with Mid Sweden University
  • TEAM sky development projects

Accomplishments

  • Invited to present at SET awards for younger researches, House of Commons, 2004