Luca Magri

Short CV

Luca Magri graduated from the University of Padova with a MSc in Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering in 2011. He received his PhD from the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2015. From 2015-2016, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Turbulence Research. Since 2016, Luca Magri has been a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge. Since 2018, he has been a lecturer in thermo-fluid dynamics at the same university.

Selected Awards

2018 Bernard Lewis Fellowship (The Combustion Institute)

2018 Center for Turbulence Research Summer Program Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Stanford University

2017 St John’s college, University of Cambridge

2015 Center for Turbulence Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University

2015 Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship

2015 Santander Prize, Best PhD thesis 2015, Visiting Fellowship, TU Munich

2015 Center for Turbulence Research Summer Program Visiting PhD Student Fellowship, Stanford University

2013 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International Gas Turbine Institute Scholarship for outstanding doctoral research in gas-turbine technologies

2012 Top 25 most read journal articles, Science Direct

Research Interests


Flow instability, Combustion noise, Aeroacoustics, Thermoacoustics, Sensitivity and optimization, Multiple-scale methods, Uncertainty quantification, Adjoint methods, Symmetry breaking, Chaos, Inverse design, Artificial intelligence and machine learning in reacting flows