High Pressure Heterogeneous Autoignition of Hydrocarbon and Syngas Fuels


Project Description

Work with postdoc on new high pressure vessel to measure the autoignition characteristics of gaseous fuels​​
Program - Mechanical Engineering
Division - Physical Sciences and Engineering
Center Affiliation - Clean Combustion Research Center
Field of Study - ​Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics.​

About the

William Roberts

Professor, Mechanical Engineering<br/>Director, Clean Combustion Research Center

William Roberts
Professor Roberts' primary research focus is on experimental studies in laminar and turbulent jet diffusion flames, flame-vortex interactions, non-linear optical diagnostics as applied to reacting flows, soot formation, high pressure flames, constant volume combustion engines and thermo-catalytic fuel conversion technologies for next generation biofuels.