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Dr Anna Young


Dr Young completed her PhD in 2012 on the subject of Tip-Clearance Effects in Axial Compressors. She went on to be the Maudslay-Butler Research Fellow at Pembroke College, and is now a Senior Research Associate at the Whittle Laboratory. Dr Young undertakes research at the Whittle Laboratory in two areas: axial compressors and tidal power generation.

Departments and Institutes

Department of Engineering:

Research Interests

Unsteady flows in axial compressors.

Tidal power generation.

Tidal stream turbulence measurements.


  • Efficiency
  • Transport