Department of Aeronautics

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Our research

Fluid mechanics

Research in this area includes turbulence, flow control and biological fluid mechanics. Find out more about fluid mechanics.

Aerospace materials and structures

Research in this area includes composites and materials modelling, multifunctional materials, smart and micro air vehicles. Find out more about aerospace materials and structures.

Computational methods and mathematical modelling

Research in this area includes computational fluid dynamcs, computational structural mechanics, and optimisation and control. Find out more about computational methods and mathematical modelling.


Study Aeronautics


The best possible training to enable the development of analytical skills with the latest computational methods. Find out more about undergraduate courses.

Taught postgraduate

First class facilities and supervision with academic excellence. Find out more about postgraduate study.


Opportunities which cover the full range of aerospace-related fields and those relevant to the environment, energy and health care. Find out more about PhDs in the Department.

Useful content

National wind tunnel facility

National Wind Tunnel Facility

Three of our facilities are part of the UK's National Wind Tunnel Facility (NWTF). Find out more on the NWTF website.



The department has excellent facilities for both research and study. Find out more about our facilities.



Find out about the latest research and teaching opportunities in the Department.