Dr Matt Stickland
BSc (Hons), PhD, FIMechE, MRAeS, CEng, FHEA
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Current Funded Projects
- EPSRC Grant - GR/R26023/01: The Solution of Convective Heat Transfer Problems Using Adaptive Moving Meshes, 2001-2004, with Dr TJ Scanlon - Collaboration with Mathematics Department, University of Strathclyde
- KTP 7430 with Zi-Lift high speed pump
- EU FP7 NORSEWIND Project, 2008 - 2012, with Dr TJ Scanlon and Mr G King
- EPSRC Industrial CASE Award: Analysis, Scaling and Performance Improvement of Oil Separators, with Dr MT Stickland, 2009-2013
Previous EPSRC Support:
- GR/R09176/01 High Speed Digital Video and High Power Light Source, Principal Investigator, with Dr TJ Scanlon & Dr MA Wheel
For a list of publications from 2001, please follow this link. Select 'Browse', 'Author or Creator', Stickland, Matthew T. http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/view/depts/11048.html
Main research interests are in experimental fluid mechanics with experience in Laser Doppler Anemometry, Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV), Hot Wire Anemometry, and Laser Induced Fluorescence.
Current areas of research include centrifugal pump flow, bubble flow, buoyancy driven flows with solidification, fluid structure interaction, optical strain measurement of organic substrates and the development and application of time resolved PIV.
- IMechE: Member, Thermo-Fluids Group
- UK Association for Laser-Anemometry, Treasurer, 1996-
- The Royal Aeronautical Society, Member
- Scottish Qualifications Authority, SQA Verifier, Aeronautical Engineering HNC and HND, 2006-
- Chartered Engineer
Extensive consultancy work on wind micro climate modelling with emphasis on pedestrian safety
- Watermiser Tower Works, with Dr Scanlon 2001
- First Engineering 2003
- City Site Estates, with Dr Scanlon 2005, 2007
- Coventry City Council 2006, 2007
- Spraydown (Scotland) Ltd 2007
- Young & Gault, with Dr Scanlon 2007
- Ford Motor Company, Detroit, USA: Design and development of 3D workstations, with Dr Scanlon, 1996-2003
Prizes and Awards
The TA Stewart-Dyer Prize/Frederick Harvey Trevithick Prize 2004 with Dr IA Craighead and Dr TJ Scanlon, for 'An investigation into the mechanical damping characteristics of catenary contact wires and their effect on aerodynamic galloping instability'. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE Part F, 217, (2), 63-71, June 2003.
The Alfred Rosling Bennett Premium/Charles S Lake Award 2003 with Dr TJ Scanlon, for 'An investigation into the aerodynamic characteristics of catenary contact wires in a cross-wind'. Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit, Proceedings of the IMechE, Part F, 215, (4), pp. 311 319, April 2001.
Awarded by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers