Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Professor of Fluid Mechanics



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Mrs Shirin Yoosoofsah +44 (0)20 7594 5100




313ACity and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Professor of Fluid Mechanics



(2008 - present ):  Professor of Fluid Mechanics, Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London.

(1996 - 2008):  Reader in Fluid Dynamics, Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London.

(1988 - 1996):  Lecturer in Aeronautics, Imperial College London.

(1985 - 1988 ):  Research Associate,  Mathematics Department,  University College London.

(1983 - 1985):   SRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Imperial College and University College London.

(1979 - 1983):   DPhil Engineering Science, University of Oxford

(1979):   BA,BAI Engineering Science, Trinity College Dublin

College Roles

(1995 – 2004):  Chair of  Imperial College Academic Staff Assembly. 

(2008 – 2012):  Director of Undergraduate Studies, Aeronautics Exchange. 

(1994 – 2008):  Student Exchange Coordinator, Aeronautics. 



Rose JN, Nielles-Vallespin S, Ferreira PF, et al., 2019, Novel insights into in-vivo diffusion tensor cardiovascular magnetic resonance using computational modeling and a histology-based virtual microstructure., Magn Reson Med, Vol:81, Pages:2759-2773

Calmet H, Houzeaux G, Vazquez M, et al., 2018, Flow features and micro-particle deposition in a human respiratory system during sniffing, Journal of Aerosol Science, Vol:123, ISSN:0021-8502, Pages:171-184

Bates AJ, Comerford A, Cetto R, et al., 2017, Computational fluid dynamics benchmark dataset of airflow in tracheas, Data in Brief, Vol:10, ISSN:2352-3409, Pages:101-107

Bates AJ, Cetto R, Doorly DJ, et al., 2016, The effects of curvature and constriction on airflow and energy loss in pathological tracheas, Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, Vol:234, ISSN:1569-9048, Pages:69-78

Bates AJ, Comerford A, Cetto R, et al., 2016, Power loss mechanisms in pathological tracheas, Journal of Biomechanics, Vol:49, ISSN:0021-9290, Pages:2187-2192

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