My current research activities are in Multiphase Flows, Flow Accelerated Corrosion for nuclear applications, Near-Wall Turbulence and electrohydrodynamic pumps for electronics cooling applications.
Dr. JimCotton P.Eng.
My current research activities are in Multiphase Flows, Electrohydrodynamics, Phase change thermal storage, energy harvesting and sustainable, community energy planning. I am also the Associate Director of McMaster Institute of Energy Studies
Post Docs and Technical Consultants
Dr. Ewing is a technical consultant for TMRL on the topic of turbulence.
Integrated Community Energy Systems in the McMaster Hatch Centre
Post Doctoral Fellow
Vick is primarily working with the TEG POWER team.
Implementation & conceptualization of Integrated District Energy Systems into a mixed-use community, This project is in association with HCE Energy Inc.
Energy Recovery from Waste Heat Exhaust Gases. Founder of spin off company HARvEST which creates pizza oven waste heat recovery systems.
Topic: Electrohydrodynamics in two-phase flow systems
Topic: Electrohydrodynamic enhancement of solid-liquid phase change melting
Topic: Energy modeling and system optimisation of pizza oven waste heat recovery systems
Topic: Modeling of active phase change thermal storage systems
Topic: Automotive Waste Heat Recovery Systems
Topic: Optimisation of thermoelectric materials
Topic: Battery Thermal Management
Topic: Manufacturing optimization of annular TEG rings
Development of a DC microgrid for novel exhaust gas energy harvesting system.
Development of control plan for thermal management of large air-cooled DC electric motors using VSD fans
Optimization of Thermal Distribution Networks for Integrated Community Energy Nodes