Contact Dr Mark Finnis

Areas of expertise

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Weapons Engineering


Dr Finnis joined Cranfield University in 1984 following six years in the MOD at PERME Westcott and Shrivenham.

Dr Finnis has worked on numerous fluid dynamics projects including the investigation of boundary-layer stability on concave surfaces, the subject of his PhD awarded by Cranfield University (then Cranfield Institute for Technology) in 1993. He has been involved in the design and commissioning of a number of wind tunnels for motorsport in the US and UK.

Current activities

Dr Finnis provides consultancy in experimental and theoretical fluid mechanics including:

experimental aerodynamics


wind-tunnel design and commissioning

numerical and application software development.


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