School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Research

Thermofluids Research Group

Dynamics & Thermofluids Research Theme

We are a large internationally recognised group working in the fields of dynamics, tribology, thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer and fluid mechanics.

Our Aim

Our research has a strong emphasis on the fundamentals and application of advanced computational modelling and optical diagnostic methods relevant to the automotive, engine, powertrain, power, environmental and medical industries. We have extensive laboratory and computational facilities. We have major partnerships with global companies and play a leading role in shaping government strategy. Our researchers have won multiple national and international awards.

Research groups

Our Research Opportunities

Our PhD students play a central role in our wide-ranging research activities, making vital contributions to the success of the research itself. Find out more about our current research opportunities.

Our Research Opportunities