Internal Combustion Engines, Petrol (Gasoline) Engines, Diesel Engines (Propulsion as well as Power Generation), Gasoline Compression Igntion (GCI) Engines, Dual-Fuel Engines, and Fuel Injection Systems;
Optical Engines, High-speed Imaging, Laser-based Imaging Diagnostics, and Performance and Emissions Testing;
In-cylinder Flow Fields and Turbulence, In-cylinder Combustion Process, Pollutants Formation: Soot, Particle Morphology, NOx, HC, CO, CO2;
Alternative Fuels: Hydrogen, Ethanol, Biodiesel, Natural Gas, Kerosene, Gas-To-Liquid; and,
Teaching Internal Combustion Engines, ICE-Electric Hybrid (plugin or non-plugin), and Battery and Fuel Cell Electric-Drive Technologies.
Fields of Research (FoR)Mechanical engineering, Automotive combustion and fuel engineering, Turbulent flows, Chemical and thermal processes in energy and combustion
Professor Kook directs the UNSW Engine Research Laboratory where new powertrain technologies and alternative fuels are experimentally investigated for various vehicle applications. Please find more about his research from the Engine Research Laboratory website.
My Research Supervision
Areas of supervision
Please visit the UNSW Engine Research Laboratory website to find out current and previous HDR candidates' research projects.