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Fluids Energy Turbo Expo 2017



Horobin Room

Paston Brown Room

Leah Manning Room

08.45-09.00 Arrival & Registration (Ibberson Conference Reception)
09.00-09.15 Opening address by Nick Collings, Head of Division A (Fellows' Dining Room)

  Chair: Kathryn Evans Chair: Sam Grimshaw Chair: Kanchit Rongchai
09.15-09.30   Modelling spray autoignition with
two dimensional CMC
Giulio Borghesi
Forced flame dynamics and self-excited
instabilities of laminar premixed flames
Karthik Kashinath
  The air quality and climate impacts
of London buses
Uven Chong
09.30-09.45 Reduced-order jet noise modelling
for chevrons
Karthik Depuru
A massively parallel incompressible
smoothed particle hydrodynamics
simulator for oilfield applications
Paul Dickenson
Spray combustion characteristics

of alternative liquid fuels

Cheng Tung Chong

09.45-10.00 Stall warning in axial
Anna Young
Measurements in turbulent premixed
bluff body flames close to blow-off
James Kariuki
Implementing nonlinear flame
models in Frequency Domain LOTAN
to obtain bifurcation diagrams
Giovanni Campa 
10.00-10.15 Sensitivity analysis of spiral
vortex breakdown
Ubaid Qadri
Limits of engine downsizing for reduced

Orian Welling
Shale oil extraction and CO2
sequestration by a novel method
of hot gas injection
Michael Youtsos 
10.15-10.45 BREAK with refreshments (Fellows' Dining Room)
  Chair: Paul Dickenson Chair: Carl Sequeira Chair: Michael Youtsos
10.45-11.00 Chemical Looping Combustion -
power generation and H2
production with CO2 capture
Jason Cleeton
Vertical axis wind turbine noise
Charlie Pearson
On the formation of pancake eddies
in stratified turbulence
Andrea Maffioli
11.00-11.15 Feedback control
of vortex shedding
Simon Illingworth
High temperature condensation
particle counter
Kanchit Rongchai
DNS of EGR-type combustion
in Mild condition
Yuki Minamoto
11.15-11.30 High-resolution measurements
in stratified flames
Mark Sweeney
Local stability analysis of swirling
shear flows
Dhiren Mistry
Low-order modelling of
partially-premixed flames in
realistic geometries
Owen Graham
11.30-11.45 Unsteady wetness effects in low
pressure steam turbines
Kane Chandler
Aircraft emissions at airports
Marc Stettler
Linear stability analysis
of turbulent flows
Vikrant Gupta
Life after research
Andrew Bottomley
CU Careers Service
12.00-12.30   Career development and recruitment
at Rolls-Royce
Alasdair Gardner
12.30-13.30 LUNCH (Fellows' Dining Room)

Strategies for visual communication
Clive Kerr
Simon Ford
Do I want to be an Entrepreneur?

Peter Hiscocks

Creative thinking for problem solving
Natacha Wilson
15.00-15.30 BREAK with refreshments (Fellows' Dining Room)
Working in multidisciplinary teams
and career progression at BP
John Cooper
Emission Control Technologies
in gasoline and diesel engines
Jeremy Gidney
James Wylie

Johnson Matthey

Commercial research and character
traits for innovation
Robin Pitt
Managing large engineering projects:
development of the Trent 900 engine
Mark Thomas
Poster session & drinks reception (Fellows' Dining Room)
Prizes will be awarded for the best presentations and best posters
18.30-20.30 BBQ

NB Programme may be subject to changes.