Using renewable hydrogen in gas turbines

The rapid transition to a zero-emission economy will very likely require massive increases in the use of hydrogen. Green hydrogen made from renewable energy can play a major part in this transition, for use in advanced gas turbines and other industrial devices. However, gas turbines need to use green hydrogen safely and efficiently, and burning hydrogen at high pressures creates unique challenges. This includes the possibility of instabilities in the combustor that can tear the engine apart. The aim of this internship is to design an experimental facility to study how hydrogen addition affects turbulent premixed flame stability as pressure increases up to 30 times atmospheric.

UoM supervisors

  • Dr. Mohsen Talei, Arc Discovery Early Career Researcher (Decra) and Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Robert Gordon, Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
  • A/Prof. Yi Yang, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Farzad Poursadegh, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Eirini Goudeli, Lecturer, Chemical Engineering

How to apply

Applications are closed.

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