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Conference Schedule

FETE 2017 - Programme

Subject to changes.

 

Time

Programme

8:45

Arrival and Registration

9:10

Opening Address

Professor Stewart Cant

Head of Division A 'Energy, Fluid Mechanics and Turbomachinery', Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

9:15

Plenary Speaker 2: How the Partnership Between Industry and Academia Helps Solve Urgent Operating Problems

Dr. Ivor Day

Emeritus Research Fellow, Whittle Laboratory, University of Cambridge

10:00

Panel Session 1: The Future of CFD

Simulation: Why Speed Matters

Prof. Bill Dawes

Director of the Whittle Laboratory, University of Cambridge

The Role of High-Performance Computing in Aerodynamic Design

Dr. Graham Pullan

Reader in Aerothermal Engineering, Whittle Laboratory, University of Cambridge

10:40

- Break -

11:00

Student Presentations

12:00

Lunch, Poster Session & Sponsors' Networking Sessions

13:00


Plenary Speaker 1: Aerodynamic Design at Airbus

Dr. Tom Gibson

Technical Competence Leader 'Component Aerodynamics', Airbus

13:45

Panel Session 2: Post-Postgraduate?

Moderated by Dr Joy Warde

Careers Adviser, Career Services, University of Cambridge

Skills for the Future

Dame Athene Donald

Master of Churchill College, University of Cambridge

Mistakes and Successes of an Early-Career Academic

Dr. Paul Bruce

Senior Lecturer in High-Speed Aerodynamics, Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London

How to Turn Your Research Into a Commercial Reality

Dr Pavel Abdulkin

Head of Particle Works

14:45

- Break -

15:00

Plenary Speaker 3: The SABRE Engine - Current Status and Development

Dr. Neil Taylor

Team Lead 'Performance and Aerodynamics', Reaction Engines Ltd

15:45

Closing Statements

Professor Stewart Cant

15:50

Tour of Museum

18:00

Departure (CUED/Whittle Laboratory)