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Personal profile

Overview

Lecturer in Aircraft Engineering and Mechanical Engineering in the School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences at UWS.

Area of academic expertise - outline

My expertise lies in the discipline of fluid dynamics, particularly on numerical modelling of rarefied and non-equilibrium fluid flows.

Current teaching activities and interests

I am currently delivering the following modules as part of the BEng/MEng Aircraft Engineering and BEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering degree programmes:

  • Technical Communication in Engineering (Level 7)
  • Aircraft Flight Studies (Level 7)
  • Principles of Aerodynamics (Level 8)
  • Thermofluids for Aircraft Engineers (Level 8)
  • Advanced Aerodynamics (Level 10)
  • Analysis and Simulation 2 (Level 10)

Desired research direction

My research interests are based on numerical modelling of fluid behaviour in the following areas:

  • Rarefied gas flows in microscale geometries
  • High-speed, high-altitude gas flows for aerospace design.
  • Gas turbine technologies. 

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Research Output

  • 4 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Paper

Coupling heterogeneous continuum-particle fields to simulate non-isothermal microscale gas flows

Docherty, S. Y., Borg, M. K., Lockerby, D. A. & Reese, J. M., 1 Jul 2016, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 98, p. 712-727

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

A new heterogeneous multiscale technique for microscale gas flows

Docherty, S. Y., Borg, M. K., Lockerby, D. A. & Reese, J. M., 2014, Proceedings of the 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014): UCL, London, UK, 7-10 September 2014. Konig, C. S., Karayiannis, T. G. & Balabani, S. (eds.). London: Brunel University London, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • Boundary conditions for molecular dynamics simulations of water transport through nanotubes

    Docherty, S. Y., Nicholls, W. D., Borg, M. K., Lockerby, D. A. & Reese, J. M., Jan 2014, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 228, 1, p. 186-195

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Multiscale simulation of heat transfer in a rarefied gas

    Docherty, S. Y., Borg, M. K., Lockerby, D. A. & Reese, J. M., 1 Dec 2014, In : International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. 50, p. 114-125 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Analytical Sun-Synchronous Low-Thrust Orbit Maneuvers

    Docherty, S. Y. & Macdonald, M., 2012, In : Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics. 35, 2, p. 681-686

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    11 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 6 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement
    • 2 Participation in conference

    SmartSTEMs (Lanarkshire)

    Stephanie Docherty (Presenter)

    30 May 2019

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

    SmartSTEMs (Paisley)

    Stephanie Docherty (Presenter)

    28 May 2019

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

    UWS Learning, Teaching and Research Conference 2019

    Stephanie Docherty (Participant)

    26 Jun 201927 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    SmartSTEMs (Paisley)

    Stephanie Docherty (Presenter)

    30 May 2018

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement

    SmartSTEMs (Lanarkshire)

    Stephanie Docherty (Presenter)

    1 Jun 2018

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement