Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Dr Sarah Dunnett PhD

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  • Lecturer, Department of Applied Mathematics, Leeds, UK, 1987-1989
  • Scientific Researcher, Health and Safety Executive, UK, 1990-1994
  • Lecturer, Loughborough University, UK, 1995 to 2015
  • Senior Lecturer, Loughborough University, UK, 2015 to date

Key awards and Accomplishments

  • Kenneth T Whitby Award of the American Association for Aerosol Science

Outline of main research interests

  • Risk and Reliability generation methods – automatic construction
  • Modelling Service Support System Reliability
  • Reliability modelling of phased missions.
  • Vehicle Safety and new hazard analysis technologies
  • Numerical modelling of problems in Aerosol Science
  • Modelling of Aerosol filtration

Research groups

Control and Reliability

Current teaching responsibilities

  • TTA003 Fluid Mechanics
  • TTA200 Risk Analysis
  • TTB100 System Reliability Assessment
  • TTD 100 Advanced Reliability, Availability and Maintenance
  • TTP 210 Advanced Reliability, Availability and Maintainability

Current administrative responsibilities

  • Part B Automotive Engineering Tutor

External Collaborators

  • Rolls-Royce, Derby
  • National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
  • Nottingham University

External roles and appointments

  • Editorial board member of The Open Atmospheric Science Journal.
  • Member of the Aerosol Society Committee
  • UK scientific steering committee for International conference: Inhaled Particles X