Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering


Mr William Beckwith MEng, MRes

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Research Associate in Future Gas Turbine Combustion Systems


  • MRes, Gas Turbine Aerodynamics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • MEng, Aerospace Engineering, The University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom

Research Associate in Applied Aerodynamics

  • Member of the National Centre for Combustion and Aerothermal Technology (NCCAT)
  • Member of the Rolls-Royce UTC in Combustion System Aerothermal Processes since 2019


  • Experimental study of combustion system aerothermal process. Gaseous and particulate emission analysis of fuel injector design.


  • MEng Aerospace Engineering, University of Surrey 2019
  • MRes Future Propulsion and Power, University of Cambridge, 2020
  • PhD ‘Correlation of Low TRL and Mid TRL Injector Atomization Physics’, in Progress


Prof. J.F. Carrotte, Dr. P. Denman

Research Group:

Applied Aerodynamics

Current research

Machine learning and data driven methods for modelling combustor systems. Using Data driven methods for rapid design of atomising fuel injectors. Hydrogen fuel injector design and experimentation.

  • Member of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Gas Turbine Aerodynamics
  • Member if the Rolls-Royce UTC in Combustion System Aerothermal Processes


  • Rolls Royce Chairman’s Farewell PhD Bursary Award 2022