Clean combustion

Collaborations and partnerships

Bill Gale and student

We have a wide range of research partners both in industry and international research institutions including: 

Industry partners:

  • Shell (Turbulent combustion, auto-ignition, detonation properties of fuels)
  • Drax, Alstom, EDF Energy, EPRI (USA), Advanced Fuel Research (USA), Arigna Fuels (Ireland)  (Sustainable energy from biomass, co-firing and plant conversion, NOx emissions, torrefaction, hazards and safety)
  • DNV GL (Safety in the oil & gas and energy industries)
  • Ardent Ltd (Fire detection and suppression)
  • Ansys CFX (Development of multi-phase flow capabilities)
  • Aramco (Detergent effects on carbon deposits in petrol combustion engines)
  • 4-rail Services Ltd (Aldehyde emissions in a confined diesel environment)
  • United Biscuits Distribution Centre (Real world emissions from the use of used cooking oil as a fuel)
  • Olleco Ltd (Biofuel manufacturer)
  • Infineum UK Ltd (Development of fuel additives through surfactant chemistry)
  • Renewable Fuel Technologies UK Ltd (Renewable fuel refining , biocoal manufacture). 

International research partners:

  • Eötvos University, Hungary
  • CNRS, France
  • KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • Tsinghua University, China.