Imperial College London

Professor Peter Bearman

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Emeritus Professor in Aeronautics



+44 (0)7936 449 701p.bearman Website




317ACity and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





  • Fundamental aspects of bluff body flows
  • Bluff body flow control
  • Flow-induced vibration
  • Wave and current loading on offshore structures
  • Vortex-induced vibration of offshore risers
  • Wind loading and response of buildings and structures
  • Road vehicle aerodynamics
  • Aircraft trailing vortex flows
  • Low speed wind tunnel design
  • Experimental methods in low speed flows.

Research Student Supervision

Clapperton,B, Control of Circular Cylinder Flow