Rolls Royce UTCin Combustion System Aerothermal Processes


Dr Mehriar Dianat BSc, PhD

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Research Associate

Research Group: 
Applied Aerodynamics


Research Interests:

Numerical Methods using CFD. Development of Mathematical Models and their Validation with applications in gas turbine aerodynamics. LES of Fuel Injector Aerodynamics. Modelling of Two-phase Flows.


Research Associate in Applied Aerodynamics.


  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering , Sharif University, Tehran
  • PhD in Experimental Aerodynamics , Surrey University, Guildford
  • BTEC Certificate in Management Studies , Distance and Residential Learning with British Gas plc / Wolsey Hall Oxford, Oxford Polytechnic
  • Post-doctoral research at Surrey, Birmingham and Loughborough Universities and Imperial College on projects in computational and experimental fluid dynamics

Past Positions:

  • Senior Scientist/Engineer in Gas Industry, Advantica, working on many projects involving development of mathematical models for turbulence and combustion with applications in a wide range of gas-related industries


Current Projects

  • Working within the Rolls-Royce UTC on various projects with gas turbine applications
  • SAMULET project on LES of Fuel Injectors Flows
  • Two-phase Flows involving Primary and Secondary Breakup Process

Publications and Awards

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