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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

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

Vorraro, G., Islam, R., Turner, M. & Turner, J., 10 Jan 2020, Internal Combustion Engines and Powertrain Systems for Future Transport 2019: Proceedings of the International Conference on Internal Combustion Engines and Powertrain Systems for Future Transport (ICEPSFT 2019), December 11-12, 2019, Birmingham, UK. 1st ed. CRC Press

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

Control-oriented modelling of a Wankel rotary engine: a synthesis approach of state space and neural networks

Chen, A. S., Vorraro, G., Turner, M., Islam, R., Herrmann, G., Burgess, S., Brace, C., Turner, J. & Bailey, N., 27 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press). 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Initial investigations into the benefits and challenges of eliminating port overlap in Wankel rotary engines

Turner, J., Turner, M. & Vorraro, G., 27 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press). 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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