Dr. Akinola Adeniyi


School of Engineering

C&T Building, CM131

+44 (0) 1772 89 3853


Available for PhD students. 

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Dr. Adeniyi is a Lecturer in the School of Engineering.

Areas of Research Interests:

  1. Applied Computational Mechanics
  2. Thermo-fluids and Energy Systems
  3. Aeroengine Oil Transmissions Systems
  4. Turbomachinery

He is the Course Leader for the following courses:

  1. B.Eng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, UCLan-SEGi Joint Degree, Malaysia
  2. B.Eng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, UCLan-AASTMT Joint Degree, Egypt.

UK Engineering Partnership Link Tutor for:

  1. Runshaw College (HND/HNC Mechanical and Fd.Sc. CAE)
  2. Myerscough College (Fd.D Agricultural Motorsports Engineering).


  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK
  • M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University College London, UK
  • B.Eng. (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, Ilorin, Nigeria


  • Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)

External Affiliations

  • Reviewer for ASME GT Expo


AM Fsadni, JPM Whitty, AA Adeniyi, J Simo, HL Brooks , A review on the application of nanofluids in coiled tube heat exchangers Micro and Nanomanufacturing Volume II, 2018, 443-465

Adeniyi A.A., Morvan H.P., Simmons K.A. A coupled Euler-Lagrange CFD modelling of droplets-to-film. The Aeronautical Journal. 2017; 121(1246):1897-918.

Adeniyi A.A., Morvan H., Simmons K.A. computational fluid dynamics simulation of oil–air flow between the cage and inner race of an aero-engine bearing. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 2017;139(1):012506.

Fsadni A.M., Whitty J.P., Stables M.A., Adeniyi A.A. Numerical study on turbulent heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics of a helically coiled hybrid rectangular-circular tube heat exchanger with Al2O3-water nanofluids. Applied Thermal Engineering. 2017; 114:466-83.

More Publications


ASME Turbo Expo 2014, 2015,2016, 2017
ISABE 2013

Teaching activities

Academic tutor
UG Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering

Module leader
MP3395: Mechanical Engineering Systems
ER1030 : Engineering Science
ERC002 : Foundation Year Basic Mathematics
ERC006 : Foundation Year Analytical Skills

Teaching activities (cont.)

Module tutor
ER1010 : Engineering Analysis
EI3040  : Aeromechanics
BEng|UG: Aerospace/Mechanical/Motorsports & Energy Engineering Student Projects
MSc|Meng|PG: Aerospace/Mechanical/Motorsports & Energy Engineering Student Projects


Development of multiphase flow Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) techniques to study oil shedding from an aeroengine bearing (2013-2015) – SILOET II project funded by Rolls-Royce at the Nottingham UTC for Gas Turbine Transmissions system (G2TRC).