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Graham Pullan is a Senior Lecturer at the Whittle Laboratory in the Cambridge University Engineering Department. He is also a Fellow of Trinity Hall.

Graham read Engineering at Cambridge from 1993 to 1997. He obtained his PhD, on shed vortices in low aspect ratio turbines, from the Whittle Laboratory in 2001. From 2001 to 2008 he was the Rolls-Royce Turbines Fellow and undertook a range of computational and experimental projects. He was appointed Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Lecturer in Turbomachinery in June 2008.


Graham's current research has three themes:


Relevant publications are listed in each of the research themes above. A full list is also available.

Undergraduate Teaching

IB - Aerothermal elective

During this course, students produce an overall layout and cycle design for a jet-engine for a new large civil aircraft (similar to the Airbus A380). Local users can download the notes here.

IIA - 3A5 Thermodynamics and Power Generation

These lectures look at the analysis of thermodynamic cycles used in modern power generation. Topics covered include advanced gas turbine and steam cycles, combined cycles and a look at the future of high efficiency power generation. Local users can download the notes here.

Contact Information

E-mail gp10006 {at domain}
Address Whittle Laboratory, University of Cambridge, 1 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0DY
Tel +44 (0)1223 339837