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Dr Duncan Walker

Senior Lecturer in Applied Aerodynamics

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Gas Turbine Aerodynamics, Combustion System Aerodynamics, Fuel Injector Flows, Compressor Transition Ducts, Installation Aerodynamics, Bicycle Aerodynamics, Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics


Duncan’s expertise lies in applied aerodynamics using both experimental and computational techniques to reduce emissions and pollution in aircraft engines. His research has a particular focus on the study of the flows within modern aircraft gas turbines (jet engines). Using his aerodynamic experience, Duncan also undertakes research in ground vehicle aerodynamics and bicycle and rider aerodynamics in elite road racing.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Duncan Walker. Bookings can also be made online at

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