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Research interests

Vehicles Electrification - Innovative Internal Combustion Engines - Turbo-Supercharger Boosting Systems as applied to Low Carbon and Hybrid Vehicles.

Teaching interests

Internal combustion engines - Boosting systems for internal combustion engines - Data acquisition systems - Thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer

Other responsibilities

Project/Research group management.

Willing to supervise PhD

Hybrid Vehicles and E-mobility - Internal combustion engines - Innovative boosting systems for internal combustion engines

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, Doctor of Engineering

Apr 2011May 2014

Mechanical Engineering, Master of Engineering

Sep 2007Jul 2010

Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering, Università di Napoli Federico II

Sep 2002Dec 2007


  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • Internal Combustione Engines
  • Turbochargers
  • Low Emissions Vehicles
  • Low Carbon Vehicles
  • Hybrid vehicles
  • Superchargers
  • Charging systems
  • Data acquisition systems

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Research Output 2013 2019

Application of a rotary expander as an energy recovery system for a modern Wankel engine

Vorraro, G., Islam, R., Turner, M. & Turner, J., 23 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) Internal Combustion Engines and Powertrain Systems for Future Transport.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Open Access

Modelling and Simulation of a Rotary-Powered Range Extender Engine

Pennycott, A., Vorraro, G., Turner, M., Turner, J. & Bailey, N., 22 Oct 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access

Nonlinear Observer-Based Air-Fuel Ratio Control for Port Fuel Injected Wankel Engines

Chen, A. S., Herrmann, G., Na, J., Turner, M., Vorraro, G. & Brace, C., 31 Oct 2018, Proceedings 12th UKACC International Conference on Control, CONTROL 2018. IEEE, p. 224-229

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Testing of a Modern Wankel Rotary Engine - Part I: Experimental Plan, Development of the Software Tools and Measurement Systems

Vorraro, G., Turner, M. & Turner, J., 14 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press) SAE International Journal of Engines. 16 p. 2019-01-0075

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution