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Dr Swathi Krishna PhD

Lecturer in Experimental Aerodynamics and Propulsion

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Dr. Swathi Krishna is a lecturer (assistant professor) in the Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics (AFM) group since August 2021.

Swathi obtained her bachelors degree in mechanical engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, India in 2009, her MSc. in aerospace engineering from TU Delft, Netherlands in 2012, and PhD in mechanics from Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland in 2017. 

Swathi’s interests broadly lie in experimental fluid mechanics and aeroacoustics. She uses optical diagnostic techniques to investigate flow phenomena in a wide range of applications. Her research derives inspiration from nature to understand and enhance performance metrics in engineering models. 

Research interests

  • Bio-inspired flight
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Flow diagnostics

Research group

Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanic (AFM)

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Swathi  teaches module Aerodynamics SESA2022.

Dr Swathi Krishna
Engineering, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton. SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

Room Number : 176/4021

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