Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Dean Industry Partnerships,Prof of Turbomachinery



+44 (0)20 7594 7241r.botas Website




611City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





  • Finalist in the ALTRAN Innovation on Energy Award, ALTRAN Foundation, 2006
  • 2009 and 2010 Best Paper Award by Turbomachinery Committee (ASME), American Society of Mechanical Engieers

External Positions

  • Session organizer (2002-2006), ASME International Gas Turbine Congress
  • Member of Organazing Committee, International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging
  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Visiting Professor

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, EPSRC Peer Review College
  • Member, Energy, Environment and Sustainability Group in IMechE
  • Member, Chartered Engineer, Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Turbomachinery, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Associate Editor