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Andrea Cassinelli: Shifting gears with unyielding determination

Dr Andrea Cassinelli

PhD subject area: High fidelity CFD for turbomachinery applications

PhD completion year: 2020

Current position: CFD Development Engineer, Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team

Previous education: MSc Advanced Computational Methods for Aeronautics, Imperial College London | BSc in Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

Alumni wisdom: Identify your core values, and align your personal and professional life choices with them every step of the way


Asimina (Melina) Kazakidi: Physics, Medicine and Aeronautics

Dr Asimina (Melina) Kazakidi

PhD subject area: PhD in Biofluid Dynamics

PhD completion year: 2008

Current position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde

Previous education: MSc Engineering and Physical Science in Medicine, Imperial College London | BSc Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Alumni wisdom: You can do it! Perseverance and resilience will help you succeed


János Plocher: Integrity, accountability, perseverance and resilience

Dr János Plocher

PhD subject area: PhD in Fibre-reinforced additive manufacturing: From design guidelines to advanced lattice structures

PhD completion year: 2022

Current position: Senior Academic Development Manager, Ansys

Previous education: BSc Sports Engineering, Technical University Chemnitz | MSc Composites, Imperial College London

Alumni wisdom: Never give up – hard work will always pay off (more…)

Elise Özalp: The rewards and challenges of machine learning

Elise Ozalp

Programme: PhD Student in Machine Learning and Differential Equations, Year Two

Previous education: B.Sc. Mathematics with Computer Science from Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany) | Exchange Year at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) | M.Sc. Interdisciplinary Mathematics TU Darmstadt

Previous employment: R&D at Dassault Systemes

Favourite places in London: Battersea Park (more…)

Max Hallgarten La Casta: The power of idea cross-pollination

Max Hallgarten La Casta

Programme: PhD Student in Computational Astrodynamics, Year Two

Previous education: MEng, Aerospace Engineering with Study in Continental Europe, University of Bristol | Erasmus Exchange, Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology | MSc, Space Science and Engineering: Space Technology, University College London

Favourite place in London: Hampstead Heath (more…)