Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Ian Mariah BEng, MSc

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Research Associate


Research Associate in Applied Aerodynamics.


  • B.Eng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering, University of Liverpool, UK
  • MSc (Eng) Aerospace and Mechanical Systems Engineering, University of Liverpool, UK
  • PhD ‘Swirling Flows in Compressor Transition Ducts with Aerodynamic Lifting Struts’ Loughborough University, UK

Outline main research interests 

  • Computational (CFD) and experimental analysis of swirling flows in S-shaped compressor transition ducts.
  • Design and analysis of aerodynamically lifting struts/vanes.
  • Development of novel and integrated compressor transition duct design.
  • Investigations into Gas Turbine Injector Flows.

Research groups:

Applied Aerodynamics

Selected research projects

  • LEMCOTEC - Low Emissions Core Engine Technologies, EU FP7, 2011 – 2015.
  • NADIT – Novel Aerodynamic Design and Integration Technologies, TSB, 2013-2016.