Professor Shawn Kook

My Expertise

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.

Field of Research (FoR)


Professor Kook directs the UNSW Engine Research Laboratory where alternative fuels and new combustion technology are experimentally investigated for various engine 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.



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