Ghasem Ghavami-Nasr is a full Professor with the Chair in Mechanical Engineering and Innovation in the School of Computing, Science and Engineering (CSE). He is a Director of Spray and Petroleum Technology Research Groups and Head of Petroleum and Gas Engineering in the School of CSE. He has over 25 years academic and industrial experience which encompasses research, innovation management, development, commercial and enterprise, curriculum development, management and resources.The group has collaborated and worked on various fundamental and applied research and development projects with over 80 multi-national companies and educational establishments.
Expert in ‘industrial’ atomiser design, atomisation processes, spray characterisation and their formation, utilising advanced laser instrumentations, imaging techniques, process development, CFD modelling and NPD (New Product Development) with ergonomics and cognitive issues. Supporting businesses and commerce worldwide utilising these skills protracted over two decades.
His pioneer works in ‘industrial’ spray, since 1988, has been embedded in every spray related matters and conference meetings worldwide. His work has application in nanotechnology, petroleum, steel manufacturing, pharmaceutical, food, agriculture, aerospace, propulsion, humidification, automotive, decontamination, aerosol, medical etc.
He is the lead author of three major books in Industrial Sprays and Atomisation, Gas Enginnering, downstream process (Springer Verlag publisher) and Next Generation of Domestic Aerosol (Pending) with over 120 journal, refereed conference publications and industrial reports.