School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Clean Energies

Greener, Sustainable Engineering

Developing novel turbomachinery, after-treatment, power systems, biofuel and waste management technologies for improved environmental performance of next generation engineering products

Exemplar Research

Researchers working with engine equipment

Turbomachinery

Analysis and optimisation of turbochargers, gas turbines and other rotodynamic machines

Capturing the complete design process from early 1D design through to final prototype manufacturing and testing

Engine catalysts testing

Alternative Energy Sources

Investigation of resources, conversion processes and impacts of alternative energy technologies and integrated renewable energy systems

Power systems, biomass and biogas, waste-to-energy processes and energy conversion technologies

Our Research Family

Dr Aoife Foley

Dr Aoife Foley

Lecturer

Power systems, smart grids, robust networks

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Dr Beatrice Smyth

Dr Beatrice Smyth

Lecturer

Biofuels, energy life cycle assessment, resource mapping and quantification

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Dr David Thornhill

Dr David Thornhill

Senior Lecturer

Internal combustion engine simulation and design

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Lecturer Stephen Glover

Dr Stephen Glover

Lecturer

Sustainable vehicles, hybrid powered vehicles

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Professor Roy Douglas

Prof. Roy Douglas

Professor

Catalysis and after-treatment, drive cycle modelling, waste heat recovery

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Professor Stephen Spence

Prof. Stephen Spence

Professor

Turbomachinery aerodynamics, turbochargers, small gas turbines

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Dr Sung In Kim

Dr Sung In Kim

Lecturer

Gas turbine engines, vehicle cooling systems, engine thermo-fluid simulation

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Dr Xiaolei Zhang

Dr Xiaolei Zhang

Lecturer

Bioenergy and biofuels, solid waste management, solid-gas reaction analysis

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Dr Charles McCartan

Dr Charles McCartan

Senior Lecturer

Internal combustion engine dynamics, engine gas dynamics and thermodynamics

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Director of Education Geoff Cunningham

Dr Geoff Cunningham

Senior Lecturer

Internal combustion engines

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Dr Yasser Mahmoudi Larimi

Dr Yasser Mahmoudi Larimi

Lecturer

Combustion, Waste Heat Recovery, Gas Turbines

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