Lecturer at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW

John Olsen is a Lecturer at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of New South Wales. His research interests include:

Thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics.
Entropy generation minimisation and exergy analysis.
Combined heat & power systems.
Co and Trigeneration systems.
Hybrid vehicles.
The simulation of gas turbine engines, power stations, reciprocating piston engines, refrigeration systems, living systems, entropy, etc.
Turbulence.
Simulation philosophy.
Swarms.

Experience

  • 2002–present
    Lecturer, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of New South Wales

Education

  • 2002 
    The University of Newcastle, PhD: Mechanical Engineering
  • 1997 
    The University of Newcastle, BE (Hons 1): Mechanical Engineering

Research Areas

  • Mechanical Engineering (0913)