Rolls Royce UTCin Combustion System Aerothermal Processes


Dr Mark Cassell BEng, PhD

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Research Associate

Research Group: 
Applied Aerodynamics


Research Interests:
Aero-acoustics, combustion system aerodynamics, acoustic damping, unsteady fluid dynamics


Member of the Rolls-Royce UTC in Combustion System Aerothermal Processes since 2012.


  • Passive damping systems for gas turbine combustors
  • Experimental and numerical study of gas turbine aero-acoustic interactions


  • BEng(hons) Aeronautical Engineering, Loughborough University, 2012
  • PhD, ‘Development of aerodynamic and acoustic enhanced damping configurations for gas turbine combustion systems’, Loughborough University, 2017


Experimental, computational and analytical study of aero-acoustics within modern gas turbines. This includes the development and analysis of acoustic damping devices and unsteady fluid dynamics of fuel systems and injectors.

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