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Antoine Thibaut MEng MRes

DPhil Student


Antoine is a DPhil candidate within the High-Speed Turbomachinery group led by Professor Thomas Povey. Antoine's research is focused on high-pressure nozzle guide vane film cooling optimisation. This is a Rolls-Royce project consisting of high-resolution numerical simulations, analytical modelling and full-scale experiments on the Engine Component Aerothermal (ECAT) facility at the University of Oxford.

Prior to commencing his DPhil, Antoine completed a Master’s in Engineering at the University of Oxford. Antoine’s Master’s Thesis explored the optimisation of supersonic ejector pumps. Antoine also holds an MRes degree from the University of Cambridge.

Research Interests

  • High-accuracy infrared temperature measurements
  • Aerodynamic loss measurements
  • Analytical modelling
  • High-resolution numerical simulations

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