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Professor Alan McAlpine

Professor Alan McAlpine


Research interests

  • Aeroacoustics
  • Aircraft engine noise
  • Aircraft engine installation acoustics

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Address: B13, East Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ


Professor McAlpine carries out research in the field of aeroacoustics – the generation of sound by fluid flow. His key research interest is aircraft noise, and he is a member of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Propulsion Systems Noise at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR). He also teaches on the acoustical engineering undergraduate and masters programmes at the ISVR. In 2020 he was appointed director of graduate school for engineering and physical sciences. 

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