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Dr Thuy Chu Van
Research Fellow
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Mech., Medical & Process Engineering
Research Fellow
Faculty of Science,
School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Discipline *
Mechanical Engineering, Maritime Engineering, Materials Engineering
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PhD of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)


biodiesel, biofuel, fluid mechanics, internal combustion engines, thermodynamics, process engineering, filtration, technoeconomics, bagasse, biocrude, pyrolysis, HTL, pulp, paper

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Area of Focus: Energy and Fluid Mechanics Dr. Thuy Chu Van is a Research Fellow in the Science and Engineering Faculty at QUT, a member of the Biofuel Engine Research Facility (BERF) and a member of the International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health (ILAQH). His disciplines of expertise are Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, which are commonly referred to as Thermofluids because of their close relationship in many Engineering applications. Thuy’s research interests include applied thermodynamics, internal combustion engines, renewable/alternative energy, smog formation, emissions/dispersion, environmental fluid mechanics. His areas of interest include:

  • Applied Thermodynamics
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Renewable/Alternative Energy
  • Energy management
  • Emissions, Pollution, Smog Formation
  • Atmospheric Aerosol Science
This information has been contributed by Dr Thuy Chu Van.


EGB213 – Energy and Systems Fundamentals

ENB321 – Fluid dynamics

EGB322 – Thermodynamics

EGH360 – Plant and Process Design

EGH422 – Advanced Thermodynamics

EGB434 – Tribology

EQP360 – Global Energy Balance and Climate Change


This information has been contributed by Dr Thuy Chu Van.


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