Areas of expertise
- Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Gas Turbines & Propulsion
Nicolas is a graduate engineer from Troyes University of Technology, France, where he completed his 5-year full-time Dipl. Ing. in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Numerical Simulation in Mechanics. His studies focused on finite element analysis, computer-aided engineering tools and programming. He also spent a semester at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, studying Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering before moving on to complete a double degree in Aerospace Propulsion at Cranfield University. As part of the Thermal Power MSc, his research thesis focused on developing a methodology for coupled fan and intake modelling within the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre. Recently, he started his PhD in Aerospace at Cranfield University.
Nicolas is currently a PhD researcher in the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing at Cranfield University. His PhD research focuses on energy methods applied to the aerodynamics of boundary layer ingesting propulsion systems.