Academic and research staff

Katharine Smith
Group Lead and Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering
George Begg Building – C36
0161 306 3731

Nicholas Crisp
Research associate (DISCOVERER project)
Pariser Building – E21
0161 306 8285

Peter Hollingsworth
Lecturer in Aerospace
George Begg Building – C30
0161 306 3741

Alejandro Macario Rojas
Research Associate in Space Robotics
Pariser Building – H16

Vitor Oiko
Research associate (DISCOVERER project)
Pariser Building – E21

Peter Roberts
Senior Lecturer in Spacecraft Engineering
George Begg Building – C8
0161 306 4636

Ali Turan
Chair in Thermodynamics of Power Generation
George Begg Building – C44
0161 306 3712

Sergey Utyuzhnikov
Reader in Computational Mathematics
George Begg Building – C35
0161 306 3707

PhD researchers

Tom Fisher
Development of advanced techniques for aerodynamic assessment of blunt bodies in hypersonic flows

Gunter Just
Lunar in-situ resource utilisation

Sabrina Livadiotti
Application of orbital aerodynamics to satellite attitude and orbit control

Stephen Longhurst
A methodology for the deployment of small spacecraft beyond Earth low orbit

Mobin Malik
Electrospray propulsion for nanosatellite systems

Sahil Marahaj
Propulsion technologies for nanosatellite systems

Luciana Sinpetru
Optimising satellite geometries to minimise drag in very low earth orbits

Lavanan Vengadasalam
Utility-centric design method for space mission architecture


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