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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 doctoral students

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

Award Date: 6 May 2014

Mechanical Engineering, Master of Engineering

Sep 2007Jul 2010

Award Date: 13 Jul 2010

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

Sep 2002Dec 2007

Award Date: 5 Dec 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, (Acceptance date). 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, (Acceptance date). 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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