Our world-leading experts publish their research on our key topics in leading journals from around the world.

Recent publications

Our most recent research papers cover all of our key research topics and more. View them all below, or visit our staff page to find links to historic publications.

Tian Y, Yang X, Ma L, Ingham D & Pourkashanian M (2024) Understanding the effects of mesh smoothing methods in the CFD modelling of Zhundong lignite ash depositionFuel, 364, 131077-131077.

Adams C, Conte M, Alborzi E, Meijer AJHM, Hughes K & Pourkashanian M (2024) Exploring Homolytic Aromatic Substitution as a Driver for Fuel Deposition with Quantum Chemistry and ExperimentsFuel, 360, 130470-130470.

Alborzi E, Yong X, Roostaeinia M, Mielczarek DC, Flyagina IS, Blakey SG & Pourkashanian M (2024) Effect of Zeolite 3.7 ̊ A coated monoliths on improvement of aviation fuel thermal oxidative stabilityFuel, 360, 130498-130498.

Adams C, Alborzi E, Yong X, Blakey S, Meijer AJHM & Pourkashanian M (2024) Experimental and quantum chemical investigation into the nature of jet fuel deposition on surfacesFuel, 358, 130101-130101.

Rabea K, Michailos S, Hughes KJ, Ingham D & Pourkashanian M (2023) Comprehensive process simulation of a biomass-based hydrogen production system through gasification within the BECCS concept in a commercial two-stage fixed bed gasifierEnergy Conversion and Management, 298, 117812-117812.

Sultan AJ, Ingham DB, Ma L, Hughes KJ & Pourkashanian M (2023) Comparative techno-economic assessment and minimization of the levelized cost of electricity for increasing capacity wind power plants by row and angle layout optimizationJournal of Cleaner Production, 430, 139578-139578.

Parks C, Hughes K & Pourkashanian M (2023) Response to “Comment on: ‘Rationalizing Product Formation in Piperazine Degradation: A Computational Study’”Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 62(48), 20960-20961.

Ruscillo F, Zhang K, Ismail MS, Hughes KJ, Ingham DB, Ma L & Pourkashanian M (2023) Characterisation of novel and high performing double-sided microporous-layers-coated gas diffusion layers for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cellsEnergies, 16(22). View this article in WRRO

Fu Y, Zhang R, Xia J, Gough A, Clark S, Upadhyay A, Enemali G, Armstrong I, Ahmed I, Pourkashanian M , Wright P et al (2023) Hybrid Model-Driven Spectroscopic Network for Rapid Retrieval of Turbine Exhaust TemperatureIEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 1-1.

Shang Y, Liu T, Chen G, Alborzi E, Yong X & Wang Y (2023) N,P co-doped carbon quantum dots bridge g-C3N4 and SnO2: Accelerating charge transport in S-scheme heterojunction for enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen productionJournal of Alloys and Compounds, 172667-172667.

Rojas-Michaga MF, Michailos S, Cardozo E, Akram M, Hughes KJ, Ingham D & Pourkashanian M (2023) Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production through power-to-liquid (PtL): A combined techno-economic and life cycle assessmentEnergy Conversion and Management, 292, 117427-117427.

Calili-Cankir F, Ismail MS, Ingham DB, Hughes KJ, Ma L & Pourkashanian M (2023) Air-breathing polymer electrolyte fuel cells: A reviewRenewable Energy, 213, 86-108.

Zhang R, Xia J, Ahmed I, Gough A, Armstrong I, Upadhyay A, Fu Y, Enemali G, Lengden M, Johnstone W , Wright P et al (2023) A fast sensor for non-intrusive measurement of concentration and temperature in turbine exhaustSensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 134500-134500.

Shboul B, Koh SCL, Veneti C, Herghelegiu AI, Zinca AE & Pourkashanian M (2023) Evaluating sustainable development practices in a zero‑carbon university campus: a pre and post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery studyScience of The Total Environment, 896.

S.Saraee H, Hughes K & Pourkashanian M (2023) A compact chemical kinetic mechanism for modelling isocetaneJournal of the Energy Institute, 101253-101253.

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