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CUED Division A

Energy, Fluids and Turbomachinery

Studying at Cambridge


Mr Timothy J. Newman

PhD student in aeroacoustics

Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ
Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 766 063


Tim holds BA and MEng degrees in Engineering from the University of Cambridge with a specialisation in Aerospace and Aerothermal Engineering. After graduating, he worked for the European Space Agency as part of its one-year Young Graduate Trainee programme. He returned to Cambridge in 2011 to begin doctoral research in the area of aeroacoustics in close collaboration with Dyson Ltd.

Departments and Institutes



  • PIA Thermofluid Mechanics - Supervisor for Sidney Sussex college
  • PIIA Fluid Mechanics I - Demonstrator for bluff-body experiment


  • Acoustics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Key Publications

Newman, TJ and Agarwal, A and Dowling, AP and Stimpson, R (2014) Tonal noise generation mechanisms in low-speed mixed-flow fans. 20th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference

Newman, TJ and Agarwal, A and Dowling, AP and Desvard, L (2013) Aeroacoustic source measurement methods for characterizing the sound generated by ducted flow devices with higher-order modes, Proceedings of 166th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, ASA 2013

Newman, TJ and Agarwal, A and Dowling, AP and Desvard, L and Stimpson, R (2013) A six sensor method for measuring acoustic properties in ducts, Proceedings of 21st International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2013

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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