College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, Brunel University London, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK.
Apostolos Pesiridis is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor-equivalent in UK universities) in Mechanical Engineering at the College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences at Brunel University London in the UK. He is part of the academic staff in the University’s Centre of Advanced Powertrain and Fuels (CAPF). His research focus is in transportation turbomachinery applications (primarily automotive). He has worked on a number of research projects over the years involving advanced turbocharging/supercharging, exhaust power and waste heat recovery turbines. Some of these have included early involvement in the ULTRABOOST project for a highly downsized petrol engine, projects researching electric turbocharging and supercharging with Tier 1 OEM companies in the UK, Europe, Japan as well as UK SMEs. In addition, his research has included projects in turbocompounding and waste heat recovery turbines for Rankine Cycle systems for application in Diesel engines in the UK and the United States. He is also currently a Visiting Academic with the Turbomachinery Group of Imperial College London and a former PhD graduate and post-doctoral research associate of that institution.