Imperial College London

Prof Francesco Montomoli

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Professor in Computational Aerodynamics



+44 (0)20 7594 5151f.montomoli Website




215City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus




Uncertainty Quantification Lab


Main areas of research:

1) Data Analytics under Uncertainty/Uncertainty Quantification

2) Design for Additive Manufacturing


BHGE, UK-Italy
Rolls-Royce, UK
General Electric, Energy, USA-Italy

Guest Lectures

Towards Digital Design of Turbomachinery, Fluid Mechanics Seminar, Stanford University, Stanford, US, 2021

Uncertainty Quantification in Aviation, Using Non-Intrusive Polynomial Chaos Methods, Warwick Centre for Predictive Modelling, 2018

Uncertainty Quantification and Blades, CFMS, Bristol, 2016

UQM and Formula 1, ERCOFTAC, EDF Paris, 2015

Geometrical Uncertainty, Rare Events and CFD, IUSTI, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, 2015

Uncertainty quantification and computational fluid dynamics in aircraft engines, University of Sussex, Mathematical MASS Seminar, 2014

Geometrical Uncertainty, Rare Events and CFD, University of Florence, Italy, 2014

Black Swans and Hot Gas Ingestion, Rolls-Royce, Derby, 2013

Impact of Rare Events in Gas Turbines: the Black Swan, Rolls-Royce, 2013

UQ and Film Cooling, Rolls-Royce, ADOS, Optimization, 2012

The four quadrants of knowledge in CFD, Rolls-Royce, CFD Annual Review, 2012

Uncertainties and Gas Turbines: a Stochastic Method, Rolls-Royce, Global High Spot, 2012

Uncertainty Quantification and Heat Transfer, General Electric Oil&Gas, Florence, 2012

CFD in Automotive Industry: Real Life and Geometrical Approximations, AIC Automotive Intelligence Center, Spain, 2011

Aircraft Engines Cutting Edge Research: What Next?, Politecnico di Bari, 2011