PhD Studentship in High Efficiency Concepts for Advanced Combustion Engines
Prof P Aleiferis
Applications accepted all year round
Applications are invited for a research studentship in the field of Thermofluids with focus on developing and understanding new combustion concepts for high-efficiency gasoline engines using advanced experimental techniques leading to the award of a PhD degree.
Dynamics of gasoline fuel direct injections
Dr C Crua, Dr G De Sercey, Dr K Vogiatzaki
20 December 2018
Project brief. Understanding the mechanisms that lead to the atomisation and evaporation of liquid fuels is a key step towards the design of efficient and clean combustion systems.
Wood burning in the West Midlands: impact on air quality and health
Dr Z Shi, Prof R Harrison, Dr X Cai
21 January 2019
World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that air pollution is associated with 7 million premature deaths per year globally. In the UK, air pollution causes 40,000 premature deaths (Royal College of Physicians, 2016) and costs the economy £20 bn per year.
Machine learning aided engine exhaust tomographic imaging
Dr C Liu
31 December 2018
Aero gas turbine engines are meeting ever-increasingly stringent emission requirements on the concentrations of toxic compounds, minimising the adverse environmental effects of civil aviation activities.