Dr Iain Dupere

Job: Associate Professor

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Engineering and Sustainable Development

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 207 8866

E: iain.dupere@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

I was born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, and studied Engineering at Downing College, Cambridge, where I also completed a degree and provided my first teaching role. I moved to the University of Manchester in 2006 and DMU, as Associate Professor and Subject Group Leader for Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, in 2020. I married Helen in Ely Cathedral in 1996 and have twin children, James and Lauren, born in 1999.

Research group affiliations

Institute of Engineering Sciences (IES)

Research interests/expertise

Aero-acoustics, speed-bumps, fluid flow

Areas of teaching

Fluid Mechanics, Matlab, Propulsion, Thermofluids



Courses taught

ENGD1107 Thermofluids, ENGD1109 CAE & Programming, ENGD2107 Fluid Mechanics, ENGA3002 Aircraft Propulsion, ENGD3000 Individual Project

Honours and awards

5 Teaching Awards at previous employer - Best Lecturer in Faculty, Teaching Excellence Award and 3 Outstanding Contributions to Peer Support
Commendation in 2010 ACE Consultancy Awards

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Member of the Institute of Acoustics


  • Deflatable Speed bumps
  • Dampers for Combustion Oscillation
  • Turbofan noise calculation and Control
  • Noise from overhead power cables
  • Blood pressure measurement

Consultancy work

Analytical Acoustics, experimental acoustics, numerical acoustics, fluid mechanics, combustion oscillations, speed bumps, rotational mechanics

Published patents

  • 7076956, Combustion chamber for gas turbine engine, UK
  • 1020887.4 Wave Pump, UK
  • GB2428082 Sound Absorber, UK

Case studies

  • Acoustic dampers for annular combusts implement on ANTLE engine
  • Deflatable speed bump reported by the press on multiple occasions

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