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Special Interest Group in Particulate Matter Filtration Flows in Automotive and Marine Applications

(part of UK Fluids Network ukfluids.net)


Focus of the Special Interest Group

The group's focus is particulate matter filtration flows, in aftertreatment and other systems. With rapidly tightening emissions regulations for land and sea transport, this research area urgently needs a boost, which will be facilitated by bringing together industry and academia, as well as traditionally separated marine and automotive research communities.

The group's activities involve, but are not limited to:

  • organising 2 meetings a year
  • development of resources for UK Fluids Network and wider community (knowledge base, guides to PM regulations, resources on modelling filtration flows, UK research facility and capacity database, instructional videos, tutorials)
  • creating a collaboration networks and engaging both academic and industry in particulate matter flow research
  • defining targets and building consortia for funding bids

Funder

UK Fluids Network (supported by EPSRC)

Value

£12,000

Collaborators

  • British Marine
  • Caterpillar
  • Centre for Factories of the Future
  • Coventry University
  • Evolution Measurement
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Horiba UK
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • JCB Power Systems
  • Loughborough University
  • MAHLE Powertrain
  • Newcastle University
  • Perkins Engines Company
  • Queen׳s University Belfast
  • Ricardo UK
  • University of Birmingham

Project Team

Organisers

Group Members (Universities)

Group Members (Industry and other institutions)

  • Jon Andersson, Ricardo UK Ltd
  • Paul Crowhurst, Evolution Measurement
  • Dr. Paul Dunkley, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Darren Ellis, Perkins Engines Company Limited
  • Dr. Oscar Garcia Afonso, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Jonathan Hall, MAHLE Powertrain Ltd
  • David M. Heaton, Caterpillar | Performance Development and Aftertreatment Innovation and Technology Development Division – UK
  • Dr. W. U. Alex Leong, Ford Motor Company Limited
  • Chunxing Lin, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Dr. Jakub Piaszyk, JCB Power Systems Ltd
  • Salman Safdar, Horiba UK
  • Ross Wombwell, British Marine Federation& British Marine Boat Shows
  • Professor Reza Ziarati, Centre for Factories of the Future


Announcements

  • A big thank you to all group members for their support and engagement during the preparation stage of the Special Interest Group bid. We are looking forward to the group's activities. Please check our events page for coming event announcements.
  • 14/03/2017: The first call for the meeting "Particulate matter flows: requirement and opportunities" has been circulated to group members. The details can be found here.

Past Meetings

1. Particulate matter flows: requirements and opportunities

Coventry University

May 15th, 2017

The first meeting took place at Coventry University on 15th May 2017. The meeting talks covered challenges and trends in managing particulate matter flows. 30 people attended the meeting, while several group members followed the meeting remotely using live streaming.

Please visit the meeting's webpage for more information.

2. Particulate Matter Flows: Experimental Methods and Measurements

Loughborough University

September 11th, 2017

The second meeting took place at Loughborough University. It was mostly dedicated to experimental methods and measurement techniques used for studying particulate matter flows. The speakers included:

  • Duncan Kay (Department for Transport)
  • Brendan Mahon (Defra)
  • Simon Payne (Cambustion)
  • Tim Watling (JM)
  • Peter Lin (JLR)
  • Svetlana Aleksandrova (Coventry University)

For more details please visit the meeting page.

Upcoming Meetings

3. Particulate Matter Flows: TBC

Johnson Matthey (provisional venue)

Date: to be confirmed (first half of 2018)

If you have suggestions for dates, topics and speakers for the next meetings please contact the organisers.

Subscription

If you would like to receive updates about group activities, news and meetings, please e-mail Svetlana Aleksandrova or Andy Williams.