Academic Portfolio

Queens University Belfast
School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Professor Brian Falzon Head of School
Professor Roy Douglas Internal combustion engines, after treatment, engine waste heat recovery
Dr Adrian Murphy Director of Research – Aerospace & Manufacturing
Professor Brian Falzon Composites for light-weighting transport vehicles
Dr Joe Butterfield Polymer, Polymer based composites, Process Development
Dr Eoin Cunningham Industrial material reuse
Dr Aoife Foley Energy systems, energy storage, electric vehicles
Dr Robert Kee Vehicle simulation, Hybrid vehicle technology
Dr Geoffrey McCullough Engine waste heat recovery, emissions reduction, after treatment
Dr Elaheh Ghassemieh Composite processing, mechanical modelling of composites
Dr Beatrice Smyth Biomass, biogas and biofuels
Dr Danielle Soban Building energy efficiency modelling
Dr Stephen Glover Waste heat recovery systems, biofuels
School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Professor Steven Bell Head of School
Professor David Rooney
Catalysis for efficient industrial processes. Anaerobic digestion processes.
Dr Alexandre Goguet Catalysis for vehicle exhaust treatment
Dr Pamela Walsh Algae based biodiesel
Dr Gary N. Sheldrake Processing of biomass and biofuels
Dr Robin Curry Carbon accounting. Life cycle analysis.
Dr Andrew Doherty Ionic liquids for electrolytes in redox flow batteries.
School of Planning, Architecture & Civil Engineering (SPACE)
Professor Greg Keeffe Head of School
Professor Geraint Ellis Sustainable spatial planning. Marine spatial planning.
Professor Trevor Whittaker Wave energy conversion devices. Tidal turbines.
Dr Shane Donohue Geo-technics of marine foundations (e.g. off-shore wind)
Dr Carwyn Frost Marine and environmental modelling. Tidal Energy.
Dr Sree Nanukuttann Building energy efficiency
Dr Matt Foley Wave surge energy converters
Professor Sue Taylor Sustainable built infrastructure
Professor Marios Soustos Sustainable building materials
Dr Gerry Hamill Maritime and coast engineering
Dr Rory Doherty Microbial fuel cells, sustainable remediation
Dr Ulrich Ofterdinger Hydrology and hydrogephysics
School of Biological Sciences
Professor Geoff McMullan Head of School
Dr Chris Allen Industrial bio-technology. Bio fuels.
Dr Leonid Kulakov Industrial bio-technology. Bio fuels.
Dr Alberto Longo Resource economics. Land use for biofuels.
Dr John McGrath Microbial processes for industrial processes.
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EPIC Cluster)
Professor Sean McLoone Energy, Power and Intelligent Control research cluster.
Dr Tim Littler Power systems engineering and instrumentation. Smart grid.
Dr Robert Best Integration of renewable in power system.
Professor John Morrow Power systems engineering and instrumentation. Smart grid.
Professor Kang Li Intelligent energy saving. Renewables integration.
David Laverty Integration of renewables and electric vehicles.
Dr Michael McLaughlin RFID control of building lighting.
Mr Gavin McWilliams Security of power systems and the smart grid.
The University of Ulster
Jordanstown Campus – School of the Built Environment
Professor Neil Hewitt Heat Pumps & Demand Side Management, energy efficiency
Professor Yigsaw Yohanis Solar Energy, Ground Thermal Storage, End-User aspects
Dr Phillip Griffiths Energy Storage, Thermal Storage, Building Physics
Dr Mervyn Smyth Solar energy (PV and thermal), Anaerobic digestion
Dr Ye Huang Carbon capture and storage, process modelling, market modelling
Dr Trevor Hyde Advanced glazing and construction elements
Dr Ming Huang Thermal storage and heat pumps, PV
Dr Aggelos Zacharopoulos PV and Solar Thermal
Mr Mark Anderson Biomass, Bioenergy and energy management, instrumentation
D Jayanta Mondol PV, Solar thermal, building facades
Dr Panagiota Pimenidou Fuel cells, Hydrogen, biofuels
Dr Catriona Brandoni Microgeneration, hydro
Dr David McIlveen-Wright Biomass, Bioenergy, techno-economic modelling
Coleraine Campus – School of Environmental Studies
Dr Rory Quinn Centre for Maritime Archaeology
Professor Adrian Moore Head of School of Environmental Studies
Dr Ruth Plets Marine geology
Ms Claire Guyer Sustainable development, urban agriculture, sustainable cities
Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI)
Professor Shekhar Sharma Plant sciences, nano-cellulose, pelletisation
Dr Gary Lyons Plant sciences, nano-cellulose, pelletisation
Dr Colin McRoberts Plant sciences, nano-cellulose, pelletisation, chemical analyses
Mr Chris Johnston Biomass, Energy crops, Bioremediation and biomass combustion
Professor Alistair McCracken Biomass, Energy crops, Bioremediation
Dr Matt Service Aquatic marine environment, surveys, seabed mapping
Dr Adam Mellor Aquatic marine environment, surveys, seabed mapping
Dr Peter Frost Anaerobic Digestion