Assistant Professor, Institute for Future Transport and Cities, Coventry University, UK
A Material Science, Thermodynamics and Renewable Energy specialist with strong track record in heat management issues, material synthesis and characterisation, mass transfer, thermodynamics, biomaterials and renewable energy. Proven creative experience of research in six major research projects and publication of large number of Q1 scientific papers. Currently he is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Mechanical Engineering at Coventry University where he is the leader of the Hydrogen for Mobility Laboratory and the Energy Materials Research Group. He received his PhD in the field of Mechanical Engineering in 2014 with dissertation title: ADVANCED MATERIALS AND PROCESSES FOR HYDROGEN STORAGE AND COMPRESSION SYSTEMS.
He also has research experience as Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham for two years after joining the Hydrogen Research Group led by Professor David Grant and Professor Gavin Walker.
Dr Gkanas has more than 20 peer reviewed journal publications and attendance at more than 10 International Conferences with plenty of oral and poster presentations. He has been involved in 6 major research projects funded by E.U and national organizations.
Currently, Dr Gkanas is a Lecturer at Coventry University with main teaching duties in the field of thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid dynamics.