Xi’an Speakers: Shahrokh Shahpar

Dr. Shahrokh Shahpar

Rolls-Royce Fellow in Aerothermal Design Systems

Dr. Shahpar studied Aeronautical Engineering at Manchester University, graduating with First Class Hons Degree; his Ph.D. research was on Hypersonic flows, including real gas effects, and was sponsored by BAe Systems to work on the UK HOTOL re-entry vehicle. Dr. Shahpar is currently a Rolls-Royce Fellow in Aerothermal Design Systems and works in the Future Methods department, which is part of the Rolls-Royce Innovation hub (Central Engineering) and based in Derby, England.
Dr. Shapar has a national and international reputation in the field of CFD meshing and automatic aerothermal design optimization of turbomachinery components and systems, publishing more than 150 internal and external technical papers and holding ten patents. His current research is on uncertainty quantification and robust design.
Visiting Professor at Imperial College Aerospace Engineering department and the Institute of Engineering System & Design, Faculty of Engineering Leeds University.

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Building Digital Twins to Simulate Manufacturing Variation

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