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Oxford Thermofluids Institute

Jack Hillyer MEng

DPhil Student

COLLEGE: Wolfson College


Jack Hillyer did his undergrad in Engineering Science at St Hilda's college, Oxford. His 4th year project investigated the aerodynamic and aerothermal effects of rocket plume impingement on the fuselage of skylon, a spaceplane.

He is now doing a DPhil with the Hypersonics group, researching control of hypersonic vehicles.

Research Interests

  • Extension of test times in Ludwieg Tunnels
  • Hypersonic control using aerodynamic control surfaces
  • Hypersonic control using moving mass control

Research Groups