Contact Dr Dale Smith

Areas of expertise

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


Dale Smith has a MEng degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Glasgow and a PhD in aerospace engineering from the University of Manchester which dealt with novel noise reduction strategies for open rotors. Prior to joining Cranfield, Dale worked on a number of research projects developing modelling capability for ducted fan design.

Current activities

Dale currently works within the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Aero-Systems Design Integration & Performance, under the scope of the COLIBRI project. His work focusses on optimising aircraft-engine integrated design.

Dale also continues his research on rotor noise and is the early career coordinator for the aeroacoustics special interest group for UKAN+


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