Graduate of University of Nottingham in Mechanical Engineering, MEng, 1990
Project Engineer, IMI plc, 1990-1995
PGCE, Nottingham Trent University, 1996
PhD, University of Nottingham, 2000
Research Associate, University of Nottingham, 2000-2005
Academic, University of Nottingham, 2005-
Computational Fluid Dynamics in turbulent reacting flows and multiphase flows.
Experimental two phase flow in particulate-gas, liquid-gas and liquid-gas-solid systems.
Numerical and experimental heat transfer.
Applied thermodynamics and advanced power systems are the main areas of teaching, giving rise to new research projects with Undergraduate students to investigate fluid flow, two phase flow, machine… read more
Pneumatic conveying and control of pulverised coal.
Wet steam measurement.
Transport of cerebrospinal fluid in the central nervous system.
ELSHAFEI, B., PEÑA, A., POPOV, A., GIDDINGS, D., REN, J., XU, D. and MAO, X., 2023. Offshore wind resource assessment based on scarce spatio-temporal measurements using matrix factorization: Renewable Energy Renewable Energy. 202, 1215-1225 SWINFEN‐STYLES, L., GARVEY, S. D., GIDDINGS, D., CÁRDENAS, B. and ROUSE, J. P., 2022. Analysis of a Wind‐Driven Air Compression System Utilising Underwater Compressed Air Energy Storage: Energies Energies. 15(6), OGUNLELA, P. T., GIDDINGS, D., BENNETT, C., BORN, S., KLAASSEN, M., GENNISSEN, I. and FARNISH, R., 2022. CFD Approach to the Influence of Particle Size on Erosive Wear in Coal Riser Pipes: Journal of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer Journal of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer. 9, 43-48
TALEBIZADEH SARDARI, P., MOHAMMED, H. I., MAHDI, J. M., GHALAMBAZ, M., GILLOTT, M., WALKER, G. S., GRANT, D. and GIDDINGS, D., 2021. Localized heating element distribution in composite metal foam-phase change material: Fourier's law and creeping flow effects: International Journal of Energy Research International Journal of Energy Research.
Applied thermodynamics and advanced power systems are the main areas of teaching, giving rise to new research projects with Undergraduate students to investigate fluid flow, two phase flow, machine power and heat transfer.
Student project supervision in the area of heat transfer and two phase flow.
Combustion modelling in cement industry.
Lubrication in jet engine bearing chamber.
Oven rise of bread dough during baking.
Development of the next generation of domestic thermal storage heaters
I welcome enquiries from potential PhD candidates from Home, EU and international countries who are interested in the following research areas: Computational Fluid Dynamics, Experimental two phase flow in particulate-gas, Numerical and experimental heat transfer, liquid-gas-solid systems, Absorption refrigeration, multiphase flows, heat transfer, Liquid atomisation, Wet steam measurement, turbulent reacting flows