Dr Sandy Anderson
Senior Lecturer

  • Email: sandy.anderson@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6216
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 8600
  • Address: Room F4b Stephenson Building

Roles and Responsibilities

HEFCE trained TQA Assessor
Undergraduate Admissions Selector (Singapore degree only)
DPD Undergraduate Programmes and Director of Teaching


1976 PhD, University of Aberdeen
1972 BSc (Eng) Civil Engineering, University of Aberdeen
Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
Chartered Engineer (CEng)


Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - TRO Assessor Panel

Informal Interests

BSAC Sports Diver, BMC member, Community Governor - Thomas Hepburn CHS (Gateshead)

Research Interests

Fluid transients, CFD, robust design and design optimisation, psychometric tools for evaluating non academic factors that influence performance of engineering students, intermediate technology for water lifters for developing countries, optimisation of thermodynamic cycles for power plants, experiments on flows around asymmetric bluffbodies (cricket balls).

Esteem Indicators

Technical Committee Member, 10th International Conference on Pressure Surges, Edinburgh, May 2008.
International Scientific Committee, joint IWA-IAHR Conference, Pumps, Electromechanical Devices and Systems in Urban Water Management, Valencia, April 2003 (also invited Keynote Lecturer and Closing Session Chairman).

Undergraduate Teaching

Thermofluids. Manufacturing & Management.

Postgraduate Teaching

Thermofluids. Wind & Hydro Energy.