Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Dr Mehriar Dianat BSc, PhD

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Research Associate


  • 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.


  • 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

Outline main 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 group:

  • Applied Aerodynamics

Selected 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

Recent publications

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