Contact Dr Chawki Abdessemed

Areas of expertise

  • Aircraft Design
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Computing, Simulation & Modelling
  • Gas Turbines & Propulsion

Current activities

Current research focus:

Research in the area of propulsion systems aerodynamic integration within the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC).

Development and delivery of aerodynamic tools and software for the analysis and optimisation of aero-engine intakes, nacelles and nozzles.

Preliminary assessment of aerodynamic performance including drag and aero-engine installation effects.

Projects Involvement:

Advanced Product Concept Analysis Environment project (APROCONE) (delivered)

Powerplant Integration of Novel Engine systems (PINES)(delivered)

Fan And Nacelle Future Aerodynamic Research (FANFARE)



Multidisciplinary design optimisation

Dimensionality reduction

Computational fluid dynamics


Unsteady Aerodynamics

RANS-LES modeling

Morphing wings

High-Lift System Aerodynamics

Green Aviation

Machine learning



Rolls-Royce plc

Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI)


Articles In Journals

Conference Papers