Dr Dupere graduated from Downing College, Cambridge with an MA and a PhD. He then worked as a Research Associate in the Engineering Department in Cambridge. Between 2000 and 2005 he was a Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge, where he was also Director of Studies for Engineering (1999-2005), Tutor (2002-2005) and Praelector (2000-2005).
Dr Dupere's research is in the area of Acoustics in the broad sense. His work has included fan noise on aero-engines, Computational Aero-acoustics, Helmholtz resonators, sound absorbing materials, analytical and experimental techniques. He also works on innovative deflatable speed bumps which were commended in the 2010 ACE Engineering Excellence Awards.
He moved to the school of MACE, University of Manchester in January 2006. He married Helen in Ely Cathedral in 1996 and they have twin children, James and Lauren, born in 1999. xx