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Dr Xu Zhang 

Research fellow

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Dr Xu Zhang is Research fellow within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton.

Xu joined Rolls-Royce UTC and the Computational Engineering & Design Group (CEDG) in 2012 after obtaining MSc with Distinction in Computer Science at University of Warwick and PhD in Computer Science at University of Gloucestershire. Currently, he is working on the PROMETHEUS project as a Research Fellow.




Research interests

  • Parametric Geometry
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Optimisation Algorithms
  • 3D modelling
  • Image & Video Processing

Research group

Computational Engineering and Design

Affiliate research group

Rolls Royce UTC


    Zhang, X., Toal, D., Keane, A., Witham, F., Gregory, J., Ravikanti, M., ... Zedda, M. (2015). Isothermal combustor prediffuser & fuel injector feed arm design optimization using the Prometheus design system. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 138(6), 1-19. DOI: 10.1115/1.4031711


Dr Xu Zhang
Computational Engineering and Design Group Engineering Centre of Excellence Building 176 University of Southampton Boldrewood Campus Burgess Road Southampton SO16 7QF

Room Number:176/5017

Telephone:(023) 8059 8376

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