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Dr David Toal MEng, PhD, FHEA, MAIAA

Associate Professor

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David Toal is an associate professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and is interested in the development of novel geometry generation and optimisation methodologies for engineering design.


David’s primary research interests lie in the development of novel engineering design processes for aerospace systems. This includes:


David’s expertise span the fields of:


MEng, Aeronautical Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast, 2006

PhD, University of Southampton

Research interests



An example turbofan combustor
An example turbofan combustor
A parametric engine model
A parametric engine model
Predicted engine temperatures
Predicted engine temperatures

Research group

Computational Engineering and Design

Aerospace Engineering Part 3 & 4 lead

Aerospace Engineering Individual Project Rep

Aerospace Engineering Group Design Project Rep

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Title Module Code Role
Systems Design and Computing FEEG2001 Lecturer
Systems Reliability FEEG6006 Module Coordinator
Design Search and Optimisation - Principles, Methods, Parameterizations and Case Studies FEEG6009 Lecturer
Introduction to Advanced Engineering Science SESM6039 Lecturer
Dr David Toal
Computational Engineering and Design Group Engineering Centre of Excellence Building 176 University of Southampton Boldrewood Campus Burgess Road Southampton SO16 7QF

Room Number : 176/5011

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