Mr LIAM BOSTON

Mr LIAM BOSTON
MEng, AMIChemE

Research PG

Overview

Contact Details

Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen Room 201, Fraser Noble Building
School of Engineering
King's College
Aberdeen
AB24 3UE
 
Research

Research Overview

Computational fluid dynamics; lattice Boltzmann method; anaerobic digestion

Current Research

Project Title: Finding optimum mixing conditions in an anaerobic digester using computational fluid dynamics approach for sustainable production of chemicals and materials

Project Summary: Anaerobic digestion of food waste provides sustainable means of chemical production. The mixing conditions within a digester influences its efficiency. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations of digesters offer a detailed insight into the hydrodynamics governing mixing conditions. This project seeks to use CFD (specifically the lattice Boltzmann method) as a tool to maximise the product yield of anaerobic digesters, while minimising their energy requirements, by optimising their mixing conditions.

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

2020/21

EG501V: Computational Fluid Dynamics - Lab demonstrator

EX4530: Separation Processes 2 - Lab demonstrator

2019/20

EG501V: Computational Fluid Dynamics - Lab demonstrator

EX4530: Separation Processes 2 - Lab demonstrator