Plenary Speakers
ILASS-Local Session
Information of Plenary Speakers
 Kalghatgi, Gautam
 Titles & Positions: Prof.
 Visiting Professor
 University of Oxford
 Presentation Title:
 We must continue to work on improving internal combustion engines
Gautam Kalghatgi worked for 31 years at Shell Research in the U.K. followed by 8 years in Saudi Aramco in Dhahran before retiring in June 2018. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Oxford University (Engineering Science) and has held similar academic appointments in the past at Imperial College, London; KTH Stockholm; TU Eindhoven and Sheffield University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, SAE, I.Mech.E. and the Combustion Institute and an Honorary Fellow of the International Society for Energy Environment and Sustainability (ISEES). He is on the International Board of Directors of the Combustion Institute, on the editorial boards of several journals and has served on many international advisory boards. He has published around 130 papers and a book, “Fuel/Engine Interactions”, on combustion, fuels and engine research and on transport energy.  This work is cited widely with a current H index of 52 on Google Scholar and 44 on Scopus. He has a B.Tech. from I.I.T. Bombay (1972) and a Ph.D. from Bristol University (1975) in Aeronautical Engineering. His Ph.D project was on supersonic aerodynamics, more particularly, on shock interactions. He did post-doctoral research on turbulent combustion at Southampton University (1975-1979) before joining Shell.
Contact email: Kalghatgig@gmail.com
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