University of Hertfordshire

Dr Amin Paykani PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer


Research interests

Amin's research interests currently centre on decarbonisation of transport through clean fuels, renewable energy resources and hybrid propulsion systems. His research interests include:

  • Low temperature combustion strategies (HCCI, RCCI)
  • Alternative fuels—including gaseous fuels
  • Large-Eddy Simulation of turbulent reactive flows
  • 0-D and 1-D engine modelling
  • Thermal management

Teaching specialisms

  • Fluid mechanics & Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Principles of CFD
  • Advanced engines & powertrain systems
  • Technologies for future mobility