Professor Paul Withey discusses single-crystal superalloys for jet engine turbines on Aerospace Engineering podcast

Professor Paul Withey

Paul Withey, Professor of Casting at the School of Metallurgy and Materials features in the latest eposide of the Aerospace Engineering podcast.

Professor Withey’s particular expertise lies in investment casting of aerospace metals with a particular focus on high-temperature superalloys used.

In this podcast Professor Withey discusses:

  • the unique differences between research in academia and industry
  • what single-crystal superalloys are and how they are manufactured
  • why single-crystal superalloys are a critical technology for modern jet engines
  • the research questions that he is currently trying to answer

You can find out more and listen to the podcast by visiting the Aeropace Engineering blog