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Dr Kun Liang

Post:Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering (Computer Aided Design) (Engineering and Design)
Location:RICHMOND 3A19

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 678573
International:+44 1273 678573

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Dr Kun Liang is a lecturer at the Department of Engineering and Design, University of Sussex since 2016. He is Harry Kroto Research Fellow of 2017 hosted by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He is Visiting Fellow of the University of Oxford since 2016 hosted by Combustion & Cryogenics Groups. Dr Kun Liang received his D.Phil. (Ph.D.) from the University of Oxford in 2014, where he stayed as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant until 2016. He holds a M.Sc. and a B.Eng. in Vehicle Engineering from Tongji University and Jiaotong University respectively. He gained industry experiences from SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. as a Product Engineer in 2010 and Bosch Automotive Diesel Systems Co., Ltd. as a CRS Test Engineer in 2009. 

Dr Kun Liang's areas of research are: combustion engine and alternative fuels, linear machines and control, and Stirling/pulse tube cryocooler. His work have been published in high impact journals, including Fuel, International Journal of Refrigeration, Energy and IMechE. He is Member of the Programme Committee of the 27th International Cryogenic Engineering Conference (ICEC). He is Guest Editor of the International Journal of Refrigeration for the Special Issue on Linear Compressors. He is a Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the Cryogenic Society of America (CSA), and the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR). His research aim for low emission high efficiency combustion systems and low cost high efficiency cryogenic/refrigeration systems.


Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering