|Dr Sandy Anderson
Research interests include: Fluid transients, CFD, robust design and design optimisation, intermediate technology for water lifters for developing countries, optimisation of thermodynamic cycles for power plants.
|Prof Nilanjan Chakraborty (Research Group Leader)
Research interests include: DNS of turbulent combustion, LES and RANS combustion modelling, melting/solidification related heat transfer problems in classical manufacturing and laser aided manufacturing applications, natural convection of non-Newtonian fluids.
|Dr Lian Gan
Dr Gan joined the School as a lecturer in March 2013. Details on his research interests to follow.
|Dr Ketan Pancholi
Research interests include: numerical (CFD) and experimental study of the break up of multiphase flow of various fluids in microchannels and free environment.
|Dr Ian Potts
Research interests include: Experimental fluid dynamics, Thermodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics.
|Emeritus Prof Mike Reeks
Research interests include: Development and application of the PDF approach for modelling dispersed multiphase flows; two-fluid modelling and multiphase flow CFD; Nuclear aerosols.
|Prof Tony Roskilly
Research interests include: CHP, Trigeneration & Energy Storage, Renewable thermal energy system design, Alternative fuel use (Biofuel and Hydrogen), Engine thermal overload prediction, Dynamic modelling and control of complex systems.
|Prof Yuri Sergeev
Research interests include: Quantum and classical turbulence; Superfluidity; Thermal quasiparticle excitations in helium 3; Flow visualization in turbulent superfluids; Theoretical fluid dynamics; Two-phase turbulence; Dense fluid-particulate flows.
|Dr David Swailes
Research interests include: PDF models for studying particle laden turbulent flows. Modelling particle-particle, particle-fluid and particle-boundary effects in disperse particle flows. Developing closures in two-fluid flow models. Numerical methods for disperse multiphase flows. Heat and mass transfer in porous media.
|Dr Yaodong Wang
Research interests include: Distributed renewable energy systems and combined heat and power (CHP)/Trigeneration, Low grade heat driven absorption refrigeration, Miller cycle application to reduce NOx emissions from petrol and diesel engines; Flameless oxidation to reduce NOx emissions from power plant/gas turbine.
|Dr Guohong Tian
Research interests include: IC engine waste heat recovery using novel power cycles, Hydrogen fuelled engine development, Internal Combustion Engine combusiton diagnostics and emission control, Sustainable alternative engine fuels, Free piston engine technologies, Desalination process analysis and efficiengy improvement.
|Dr Mohammed Alamiry
|Dr Yasmine Ammar
Research interests include: Thermal Energy Management, Multiphase flow CFD, Nuclear Aerosol, Nuclear safety.