2001 …2027
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Research interests

Spark-ignition combustion engines and alternative fuels; hybridization of engines and vehicles; alternative and novel engine concepts including rotary engines and gas turbines.  I also have interests in synthetic carbon-neutral fuels and methods of bringing renewable energy into the transportation sector.

External positions

Chairman, Universities Internal Combustion Engine Group

25 Sep 2018 → …


  • TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery

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Projects 2016 2027

Research Output 2001 2020

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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2-Stroke Engine Options for Automotive Use: A Fundamental Comparison of Different Potential Scavenging Arrangements for Medium-Duty Truck Applications

Turner, J., Head, R. A., Chang, J., Engineer, N., Wijetunge, R. S., Blundell, D. W. & Burke, P., 15 Jan 2019, In : SAE Technical Paper Series. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access