Team

Academic and research staff

The Whittle Laboratory is part of Cambridge University Engineering department. We have academic staff, research staff and fellows, PhD students, support staff and technicians. We also have several industry visitors, and visitors from other academic institutions such as MIT. The lab maintains a collegiate culture through regular seminar days and social occasions, as well as twice-daily coffee time for all.

Our people

The Whittle lab is one of the largest turbomachinery laboratories in the world. We have engineers and scientists from all over the world working here.

Mr Luke Arnold

Technician

Dr Nick Atkins

Lecturer

Mr Dominic Basham

Deputy Chief Technician

Dr Teng Cao

MHI Senior Research Fellow

Dr Alejandro Castillo Pardo

Research Associate

Mr Les Chapman

Technician

Mrs Sally Childerley

Housekeeping

Dr Martin Chilla

Research Associate in Fan / Compressor Aerodynamics

Dr John Coull

Rolls-Royce Senior Research Fellow

Professor Bill Dawes

Professor of Aeronautical Engineering

Dr Ivor Day

Emeritus Fellow, Wolfson College

Dr Tony Dickens

Senior Research Associate

Dr Judith Farman

Research Associate

Mr Josh Firman

Technician

Dr Sam Grimshaw

Girton College MHI Turbomachinery Senior Research Fellow

Dr Chez Hall

Senior Lecturer

Dr Max Hewkin-Smith

Research Associate

Ms Mary Hickling

Administrator

Mr Qiang Liu

Research Associate

Dr John Longley

Senior Lecturer

Professor Rob Miller

Chair in Aerothermal Technology and Whittle Lab Director

Dr Iftekhar Naqavi

Research Associate

Dr John Otter

Research Associate

Dr Graham Pullan

Reader in Aerothermal Engineering

Mr Elliot Reed

Technician

Mr John Saunders

Chief Technician

Dr Bernhard Semlitsch

Research Associate

Dr James Taylor

Compressor Research Fellow

Dr Catherine Taylor

CDT Administrator

Ms Juliet Teather

Senior Administrator

Mr Ian Thornton

Technician

Dr James Tyacke

Research Associate

Dr Zhong-Nan Wang

Research Associate

Mr Tim Williams

Research Associate

Dr Liping Xu

Lecturer

Dr Anna Young

Senior CDT Fellow, Gas Turbine Aerodynamics

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