Shaun Shen

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Research interests

  • Applied aerodynamics
  • Aerofoil design and optimisation
  • Thermal design and management
  • Wind engineering and industrial fluid dynamics
  • Transportation electrification


Dr Shaun Shen (publish as Xiang Shen) received the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2017 from Queen Mary University of London in the UK and the MEng degree in Fluid Mechanics from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in China. He was a visiting scholar at Tohoku University in Japan in 2008 and 2009.

Shaun joined Northumbria University as a lecturer in 2020, after working in an industrial research institute as a design engineer and conducting aerodynamic & thermal management research in Prof. Barrie Mecrow's team in Newcastle University as a research associate. 

As an applied aerodynamic specialist, his fields of expertise are Aerodynamic and Thermal Design, Flow Control CFD Simulation, Wind Tunnel Testing and Multidisciplinary Optimisation.

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, PhD, Queen Mary University of London

30 Sep 201211 Nov 2016

Award Date: 31 Jan 2017

Other Engineering, MEng, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Award Date: 18 Jun 2012

Other Engineering, BEng (Hons), Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Award Date: 23 Jun 2010

Other Engineering, Certificate, Tohoku University

Award Date: 13 Aug 2009

External positions

Newcastle University

18 Jun 201817 May 2020


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