Geoffrey Michael Lilley Edit Profile
Graduate, Acton Technology College, 1939; Graduate, Battersea Polytechnic, 1941; Graduate, Northampton Polytechnic, 1942; Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Master of Science in Engineering, Imperial College, 1944; Doctor of Science (honorary), University Southampton, 2004.
Trainee engineer various companies including Kodak Wealdstone, England, 1936-1940. Draftsman, research engineer, drawing office and wind tunnel department Vickers Armstrongs, Weybridge, 1940-1946. Lecturer College Aeronautics, Cranfield, 1946-1951, senior lecturer, 1951-1956, deputy head aerodynamics, 1956-1961, professor experimental fluid mechanics, 1961-1963.
Professor aerospace and astronautics University Southampton, England, 1963-1983, professor emeritus England, since 1983. Committee member Aeronautical Research Council, 1957—1981. Consultant Rolls Royce, 1967—1984.
Member Noise Advisory Council, 1970—1981. Visiting scientist International Council of Associations for Science Education National Aeronautics and Space Administration Langley Research Center, 1976, 1992—1993, chief scientist, 1998. Visiting professor Stanford University, 1977—1978, Middle East Technology University, 1983—1990.
Visiting scientist Center Turbulence Research Stanford University, 1995, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1996—2006. Visiting professor Pennsylvania State University, 1999—2006. Board directors, vice president Hampshire Technology Center, 2007.
With Royal Air Force, 1934-1935. Fellow Royal Aeronautical Society (Gold medal 1983), Institute Math and Applications, Royal Society Arts, member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (aeroacoustics award 1984), Institute Mechanical Engineers.
Son of Morland Micholl Dessau and Emily Lilley. Married Leslie Marion Wheeler, December 18, 1948. Children: Grete Dorothea, Elisabeth Meta, Michael Moreland.