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Professor Yong Kang Chen (FIMechE, FHEA, CEng, PhD, MSc & BEng), a Professor in Applied Mechanics, is the research group leader in Energy and Sustainable Design and Head of Automotive, Mechanical and Mechatronic Division in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire. His research expertise lies in modelling and simulations of materials and structural integrity. His main research themes include renewable energy and energy storage systems, optical nanomaterials, surface engineering of polymer nano-composites, and nano-fluid. A wide range of projects have been funded by EPSRC, Innovate UK, EU FP7 and industry with over £1.3 million. He was a work package leader in EU projects, such as MAAT & SHELL projects. He has published more than 85 technical refereed papers on various subjects in these fields, two chapters of two books, and two patents. He is a guest editor and an editorial board member of an International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control. He also is an Editorial Board Member of Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering. He is a Fellow of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Higher Education Academy. He has delivered plenary addresses/keynote papers and invited lectures/seminars at more than 4 international conferences/workshops. He has reviewed technical papers for 20 international journals, and a member of the scientific committee for more than 6 international conferences.
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Li, L. & Chen, Y.
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1/11/14 → 30/04/17
Development of a CFD Model for the Estimation of Windage Losses Inside the Narrow Air Gap of an Enclosed High-Speed FlywheelEltaweel, M., Kalyvas, C., CHEN, Y. K. & Herfatmanesh, M. R., 12 Aug 2023, (E-pub ahead of print) Energy and Sustainable Futures: Proceedings of the 3rd ICESF, 2022 . Springer Nature, p. 157-167
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (peer-reviewed) › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile51 Downloads (Pure)
Preparation and thermophysical characterisation analysis of potential nano-phase transition materials for thermal energy storage applicationsHayat, M., Yang, Y., Li, L., Bevilacqua, M. & CHEN, Y. K., 15 Apr 2023, In: Journal of Molecular Liquids. 376, p. 1-18 18 p., 121464.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Downloads (Pure)
Proceedings of Abstracts, School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science Research Conference 2022Coudron, L. (ed.), Amafabia, D., Asimea, L., Bally, J., Baran, A., Boies, A., Borjali, A., Bosomworth, C., Burningham, B., Chaliasou, N-A., CHEN, Y. K., Cheong, Y. K., Chizari, M., Chung, E., Coppin, K., David-West, O., Dennler, N., Dhakal, H., Dimov, N., Dmitruk, E., & 98 others, 4 Nov 2022, University of Hertfordshire. 128 p.
Research output: Book/Report › AnthologyOpen AccessFile78 Downloads (Pure)
Prasad, K. S., Jombo, G., Ismail, S. O., CHEN, Y. K. & Dhakal, H., 8 Sept 2022. 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile25 Downloads (Pure)
Prasad, K. S., Jombo, G., Ismail, S. O., CHEN, Y. K. & Dhakal, H., 12 Apr 2022. 1 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Poster › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile24 Downloads (Pure)