A/Prof. Ben Thornber
A/Prof Ben Thornber is currently the Associate Dean (Research Management) and Associate Professor for the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney. His research in computational fluid dynamics aims to develop more efficient and accurate ways of simulating the flow of gases and liquids. This has a diverse range of applications, from reducing drag in road vehicles, calculating lift of aircraft and designing rockets that achieve the required thrust, through to understanding fluid mixing in supernovas. A/Prof Thornber has worked with NASA-JLP and the Aerothermodynamics Department at the European Space Agency, and collaborated with companies such as Jaguar Land-Rover, Ricardo, Reaction Engines Ltd, Red Bull Technology, Williams F1 and MBDA.
See A/Prof. Ben Thornber’s full academic profile here: https://sydney.edu.au/engineering/people/ben.thornber.php