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Expertise & Capabilities

  • CFD
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Thermodynamics
  • analysis of fluid flows by computational Fluid Dynamics

Academic / Professional qualifications

BSc Hons Aeronautical Engineering, University of Manchester

PhD Mechanical Engineering, Strathclyde University

Chartered Engineer (CEng)

Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Strathclyde

Bachelor of Science, University of Manchester

External positions

External Examiner, University of Glasgow

1 Jun 20151 Jun 2019

external verifier, Scottish Qualifications Authority

External examiner, University of Wales

External Examiner, University of the Highlands and Islands

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Projects 2004 2021

Research Output 1997 2019

Development of a combined Euler-Euler Euler-Lagrange slurry model

MacKenzie, A., Stickland, M. & Dempster, W., 25 Jan 2019, OpenFOAM®: Selected Papers of the 11th Workshop. Miguel Nóbrega, J. & Jasak, H. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, p. 77-91 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Computational efficiency
1 Citations

CFD study of fluid flow changes with erosion

López, A., Stickland, M. T. & Dempster, W. M., 30 Jun 2018, In : Computer Physics Communications. 227, p. 27-41 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
charge flow devices
fluid flow
Flow of fluids


A numerical and experimental study on cavitation in positive displacement pumps and its application in valve design optimization

Author: Iannetti, A., 1 Apr 2015

Supervisor: Stickland, M. (Supervisor) & Dempster, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Droplet behaviour in microfluidic devices

Author: England, P., 1 Jun 2011

Supervisor: Zhang, Y. (Supervisor) & Stickland, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Activities 2004 2015

  • 3 Examination
  • 1 Key-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

External examiner at Glasgow University

Matthew Stickland (External Examiner)
1 Jun 20151 Jun 2017

Activity: Examination typesExamination


Matthew Stickland (Keynote/plenary speaker)
20 Oct 201423 Oct 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences