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Dr Prosser began his engineering career with BNFL. After serving 4 years on a mechanical engineering apprenticeship and two years working on the design of nuclear reprocessing facilities, he left to study for a BEng(Hons) at UMIST. Upon graduation he joined the University of Cambridge, working on his PhD project 'Numerical methods for the computation of combustion', and concentrating on multiresolution (wavelet) methods. After working for two years at Cambridge's CFD laboratory, he joined the school of mechanical engineering at UMIST. He currently teaches thermodynamics, computational fluid dynamics and Design

Research interests

  • Combustion
  • Multiresolution (wavelet) methods
  • DNS and LES
  • Boundary conditions for Navier-Stokes problems
  • Compressible flow and aeroacoustics
  • External aerodynamics for motorsports applications
  • Numerical methods
  • Synthetic Eddy methods

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

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  • Digital Futures

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