Science and Engineering

at the University of Edinburgh

School of Engineering and Electronics


Tel: (+44) 131 650 5688; email:

William J Easson   FIMechE, CEng

Professor of Fluid Mechanics


Fluid Mechanics 4

Computational Fluid Dynamics 5

Research Interests

Blood Flow in Arteries

Two-phase (particle-fluid) flows

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Laser-based flow measurement (LDA and PIV)


I undertake a variety of consultancy services for external clients, using the latest computational and/or experimental techniques including:


Wind modelling (eg pedestrian safety on new buildings; wind turbine placement)

Simulation of flow in mechanical devices

General fluid design services














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