Prof. M. Pourkashanian, The University of Sheffield, England
Professor Pourkashanian is the Head of the University Energy Institute (www.sheffield.ac.uk/energy) and leads the University of Sheffield Energy-2050 initiative. He holds a chair in Energy Engineering, is the General Secretary for the International Flame Research Foundation (IFRF, www.ifrf.net) and is Managing Director of the Translational Energy Research Centre National Facilities (www.terc.ac.uk) and Sustainable Aviation Fuels Innovation Centre (www.saf-ic.ac.uk ). He has completed numerous major research projects on clean energy technology, receiving substantial grants from the EPSRC, EU, NATO and industry. During his career at the universities of Sheffield and Leeds, Professor Pourkashanian has successfully managed over 100 research contracts and grants, with a total value of in excess of £78 million –with active research grants for 2021 in excess of £17M and relating to clean energy projects. His research is in the field of future clean and sustainable energy technology with a focus on multi-scale energy processes, computational and CFD modelling. He and his students have authored over 492 publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings and have co-authored a several books on coal and biomass combustion. Professor Pourkashanian has graduated over 87 Ph.D. candidates and supervised over 40 postdoctoral scholars and research associates. He is currently supervising 28 Ph.D. graduate students and 13 research associates/fellows, Chair of International CCS Test Centre Network (https://itcn-global.org/), member of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF): Industrial Decarbonisation Advisory Group, Fellow of the Energy Institute and Chartered Engineer.
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