Dr Ben ParslewBEng, MSc, PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer (Aerospace Engineering)

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Ben Parslew's academic background is in aerospace engineering, fluid dynamics and biomechanics. His research lies at the interface of engineering and biology, with particular interests in animal locomotion, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotics and computer animation.

Ben obtained his undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from UMIST in 2003, and Master's in Fluid Dynamics from The University of Manchester in 2005. Following this, he moved to Thailand to pursue a career in education, working at numerous institutions including Kasetsart University in Bangkok. Ben later returned to Manchester to complete his PhD in animal flight biomechanics in MACE.

Ben was awarded the EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship in 2011, and then worked as a Research Associate in MACE, funded by BAE Systems. In 2013, Ben was appointed as an honorary lecturer in MACE to contribute to Aerospace Engineering taught courses. In 2015 he was promoted to the position of Lecturer and in 2018 was promoted to senior lecturer in Aerospace Engineering. At Manchester he has taught courses on modelling & simulation, flight mechanics, and advanced aerospace design, and unmanned systems operations. In 2018 Ben became an invited lecturer at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.

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