Contact Dr Anthony Jackson

Areas of expertise

  • Gas Turbines & Propulsion
  • Power Systems & Turbines


  • RAF Officer 1954-56
  • Graduated in Mechanical Sciences at Cambridge University, 1959
  • 38 years at Rolls-Royce in gas turbines; posts in Engine Performance, Compressor Aerodynamics, Preliminary Design, Turbine Aerodynamics, Turbine and Combustion Design, Advanced Engineering and Industrial Gas Turbine Technology.
  • PhD at Cranfield University, 2009.
During his time at Rolls Royce, his posts were at increasing levels of management, culminating as Director of Technology at Rolls-Royce, Canada.

Current activities

Dr Jackson is a specialist in gas turbine technology. After graduating at Cambridge, he spent 38 years in engineering at Rolls Royce, finishing as Director of Technology in Rolls-Royce Canada.

He joined Cranfield University in 1997. His particular interests are engine performance, turbomachinery aerodynamics, installation performance and engine structures. He has experience in several aspects of the design of gas turbines for aircraft and industrial applications.


Previous clients include:
  • European Union
  • International Energy Agency
  • Rolls Royce
  • AVIC (China).


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