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Project 21: Design of Future Fuels for Combustion Engines

Suitable Majors

Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Optics, Physics

Research Area

Energy, Combustion, Fuels

Internship Description

The objective of the project is to study chemical kinetics of various fuel blends for optimized performance in future engines. This will primarily be an experimental study using shock tube, rapid compression machine and laser diagnostics. We will study various fuel properties such as ignition and emission.​​​ 




A ranking of various fuel blends and development of surrogate models. 

Other Comments

​Internship dates: 19 May to 26 July or 23 June to 29 August or 7 July to 14 September​


Physical Sciences and Engineering

Faculty Name

Aamir Farooq