Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Dr Apostolos Spanelis BEng, PhD

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Research Associate


Member of the Rolls-Royce UTC in Combustion System Aerothermal Processes since October 2014.


  • External and Internal Aerodynamics - CFD

Past Positions:

  • Research Student, Cranfield University, 2010-14.


  • BEng Mechanical Engineering, Athens, Greece
  • PhD, ‘Large Eddy Simulations of GT Engine Exhaust Plumes’, Cranfield University, 2014

Outline main research interests

Aerodynamic development of a Cooled Cooling Air system for a gas turbine.

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Experimental Fluid Mechanics