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CUED Division A

Energy, Fluids and Turbomachinery

Studying at Cambridge


Prof Matthew Juniper

Prof Matthew Juniper

Head of Energy Group

Engineering Department,
Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ
Office Phone: +44 1223 332 585


Matthew Juniper sits on the EPSRC Advisory Team for Engineering Capital Infrastructure

Departments and Institutes


Research Interests

Flow Instability



  • Combustion
  • Flow Instability
  • Combustion instability/thermoacoustics
  • Combustion instability
  • Fluid Mechanics

Key Publications

Matthew Juniper, Benoit Pier (2104) The structural sensitivity of open shear flows calculated with a local stability analysis, European Journal of Mechanics B, doi10.1115/1.4026604

Matthew Juniper, Ardeshir Hanifi, and Vassilis Theofilis (2014) Modal Stability Theory, Applied Mechanics Review doi10.1115/1.4026604

Larry Li and Matthew Juniper (2013) Lock-in and quasiperiodicity in a forced hydrodynamically self-excited jet, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 726, 624-655 doi10.1017/jfm.2013.223

Karthik Kashinath, Santosh Hemchandra, Matthew Juniper (2013) Nonlinear phenomena in thermoacoustic systems with premixed flames; Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power 135, 061502

U. Qadri, D. Mistry and M. Juniper (2013) Structural sensitivity of spiral vortex breakdown, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 720, 558-581

I. Waugh, S. Illingworth, M. Juniper (2013) Matrix-free continuation for bifurcation analysis of large thermoacoustic systems Journal of Computational Physics 240, 225-247

L. Magri and M. Juniper (2013) Sensitivity analysis of a time-delayed thermoacoustic system via an adjoint-based approach, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 719, 183-202, ISSN (2013)

Giulio Ghirardo, Matthew Juniper (2103) Azimuthal instabilities in annular combustors: standing and spinning modes, Proc. Roy. Soc. A. 469, 20130232, doi:10.1098

M. P. Juniper (2011) Triggering in the horizontal Rijke tube: non-normality,transient growth and bypass transition, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 667, 272-308;

M. P. Juniper, O. L. Tammisola, F. Lundell (2011) The local and global stability of confined planar wakes at intermediate Reynolds number, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 686, 218-238;

G. J. Chandler, M. P. Juniper, J. W. Nichols, P. J. Schmid (2011) Adjoint algorithms for the Navier-Stokes equations in the Low Mach Number limit, Journal of Computational Physics (in print);

4th Year Project Deadlines

29th May 2019
Each student submits two copies of Final report plus an extra copy of their technical abstract, plus their log book or electronic equivalent to Group Centres by 4pm.


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