An Aerospace Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the aerospace industry. After finishing studies in aeronautical engineering and aerospace manufacturing, Vasileios worked as a structural design consultant at Rolls-Royce for a bit more than three years. He is now a PhD candidate at the University of Surrey looking into high-temperature materials for supersonic and hypersonic applications on behalf of Chelton Limited. He is also working as an analysis technical consultant on a part-time basis for Element Materials Technologies.
University of Oxford
Dr David Bacci is part of Oxford Thermofluids Laboratory (University of Oxford), where he holds a position of Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Heat Transfer and Aerodynamics. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at Cranfield University, working as researcher in Military Aircraft Design and Defence Analysis.
He completed his PhD (2017) at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom focusing on the characterisation of Transonic Aeroacoustics of Weapon Bays.
From 2009 to 2014 he maturated industrial experience working on UCAV design and military flight simulators development for Leonardo Company.
His aerospace career begun in Italy where he completed a BSc in Aerospace Engineering (2007) and MSc in Aeronautical Engineering (2009) at the University of Pisa, including in the process, the attainment of Private Pilot Flight License.
Bacci's research interests include: aerodynamics & aeroacoustics, thermo-fluid-dynamics, computational fluid dynamics and aircraft & missile design.