Senior CDT Fellow in Gas Turbine Aerodynamics
Academic Division: Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery
Research group: Turbomachinery
Telephone: +44 1223 7 60551
Dr Young completed her PhD in 2012 on the subject of Tip-Clearance Effects in Axial Compressors. She is now the Maudslay-Butler Research Fellow at Pembroke College, and continues to undertake research at the Whittle Laboratory in two areas: axial compressors and tidal power generation.
- Unsteady flows in axial compressors.
- Tidal power generation.
- Tidal stream turbulence measurements.
- Energy Technology MPhil Project supervision
- Part IIB (MEng) Project supervision
- 3A3 (Fluid Mechanics II) supervision
- 3A5 (Thermodynamics and Power Generation) supervision
- Part 1B Thermofluid Mechanics supervision
- Part 1B Mathematics supervision
- Part IIA Turboexpander Project demonstration
“Stall Warning by Blade Pressure Signature Analysis” Young, A., Day, I. and Pullan, G., 2011.
Presented at ASME Turbo Expo, Vancouver, Canada. GT2011-45850. Accepted for publication in ASME Journal of Turbomachinery.
Winner of Turbomachinery Committee Best Paper Award and Rolls-Royce Howse and Ruffles Award for Best Doctorate Paper.
“Origins and Structure of Spike-Type Rotating Stall”. Pullan, G., Young, A., Day, I., Greitzer, E. and Spakovszky, Z.
Presented at ASME Turbo Expo 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark. GT2012-68707. Accepted for publication in ASME Journal of Turbomachinery.
Winner of ASME Gas Turbine Award, and Turbomachinery Best Paper Award.
Energy, transport and urban infrastructure
Whole-system design of tidal turbines - integrated modelling from water to wire. Robust core compressors for future aircraft engines.