Derek B. Ingham

Professor Derek InghamProfessor of Applied Mathematics

Energy Engineering Group
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The Arts Tower, level 1
Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TN

Phone: 0114 21 57215

Email: d.ingham@sheffield.ac.uk


Profile

Professor Derek Ingham is an applied mathematician who has worked on a wide variety of engineering and industrial mathematical problems in collaboration with numerous engineering scientists and with several industries and acted as an Expert Witness. He has published research papers with members of staff in all the engineering and environment departments, and several science and medical departments. At present he supervises 15 PhD students and has successfully supervised over 100 PhD students. Further, he is on the editorial board of 12 international journals, has written 16 research books, over 900 research papers in referred journals and over 40 confidential industrial reports. He has received funding from over 70 different organizations.

In particular, he has research interests in heat and fluid flows: flows in porous media, ill-proposed problems, cementing of oil castings, proppant transport in fractures, Stirling Engines, heating of oils and in ship holds. Carbon capture and storage. Environment: wind energy, fuel cells, ventilation, fume cupboards, sampling, aerosols, filtration, gravity currents, atomisers, blowing snow. Computational Fluid Dynamics: Finite volume methods, finite element methods, Lattice Boltzman methods, boundary element methods. Turbulence. Boundary layer theory.

Books

Journal articles

Chapters

Conference proceedings papers

  • Oguntade HI, Andrews GE, Burns AD, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2017) Impingement/effusion cooling with low coolant mass flow. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 5C-2017
  • Carcadea E, Varlam M, Ingham DB, Patularu LG, Marinoiu A, Ion-Ebrasu D & Stefanescu I (2016) Effect of Gdl(+MPL) Compression on the PEM Fuel Cell Performance. ECS Transactions, Vol. 75(14) (pp 167-177)
  • Carcadea E, Varlam M, Stefanescu I, Ingham D, Marinoiu A, Patularu L, Raceanu M & Schitea D (2015) A CFD Simulation for an Air Breathing PEMFC for Power Source Portable Applications. ECS Transactions, Vol. 69(17) (pp 971-982)
  • Savastano W, Pranzitelli A, Andrews GE, Biancolini ME, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2015) Goal driven shape optimisation for conjugate heat transfer in an effusion cooling plate. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 5A
  • Ali U, Palma CF, Hughes KJ, Ingham DB, Ma L & Pourkashanian M (2015) Thermodynamic analysis and process system comparison of the exhaust gas recirculated, steam injected and humidified micro gas turbine. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 3
  • Proietti D, Biancolini ME, Pranzitelli A, Ingham DB, Andrews GE & Pourkashanian M (2015) Multi-objective CFD optimisation of shaped hole film cooling with mesh morphing. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 5B
  • Orogbemi O, Ingham DB, Ismail MS, Hughes K, Ma L & Pourkashanian M (2015) The effects of the composition of microporous layers on the permeability of gas diffusion layers. Proceedings of the 6th European Fuel Cell - Piero Lunghi Conference, EFC 2015 (pp 275-276)
  • Oguntade HI, Andrews GE, Burns AD, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2015) The influence the number of holes on effusion cooling effectiveness for an X/D of 4.7. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 5A
  • Ali U, Best T, Finney KN, Palma CF, Hughes KJ, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2014) Process Simulation and Thermodynamic Analysis of a Micro Turbine with Post-combustion CO2 Capture and Exhaust Gas Recirculation. Energy Procedia, Vol. 63 (pp 986-996)
  • Oguntade HI, Andrews GE, Burns AD, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2014) Conjugate heat transfer predictions of effusion cooling with shaped trench outlet. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 5A
  • Nagib M, Burns A, Ingham D, Pourkashanian M & El-Banbi AH (2014) Application of stream-line simulation for gas displacement processes. Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia 2014: Driving Integrated and Innovative EOR (pp 463-475)
  • Alhazmi N, Ismail MS, Ingham DB, Hughes KJ, Ma L & Pourkashanian M (2013) The through-plane thermal conductivity and the contact resistance of the components of the membrane electrode assembly in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. EFC 2013 - Proceedings of the 5th European Fuel Cell Piero Lunghi Conference (pp 113-114)
  • Mielczarek DC, Blakey S, Hughes KJ, Ingham DB, Pourkashanian M & Wilson CW (2013) Experimental and theoretical investigation of pathways to deposit formation in thermally stressed aviation fuel in the presence of nitrogenous additives. 13th International Conference on Stability, Handling and Use of Liquid Fuels 2013 (pp 230-240)
  • Millward-Hopkins JT, Tomlin AS, Ma L, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2012) Mapping the Urban Wind Resource over UK cities using an analytical downscaling method. European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition 2012, EWEC 2012, Vol. 2 (pp 1306-1315)
  • Oguntade HI, Andrews GE, Burns AD, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2012) Conjugate heat transfer predictions of effusion cooling: The influence of the coolant jet-flow direction on the cooling effectiveness. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 4(PARTS A AND B) (pp 1333-1343)
  • Oguntade HI, Andrews GE, Burns AD, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2012) Conjugate heat transfer predictions of effusion cooling: The influence of injection hole size on cooling performance. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 4(PARTS A AND B) (pp 1321-1332)
  • Carcadea E, Ingham DB, Stefanescu I, Ionete R & Ene H (2011) The influence of permeability changes for a 7-serpentine channel pem fuel cell performance. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 36(16) (pp 10376-10383)
  • Ismail MS, Borman DJ, Damjanovic T, Ingham D & Pourkashanian M (2011) On the through-plane permeability of microporous layer-coated gas diffusion layers used in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 36(16) (pp 10392-10402)
  • Lumb AB, Burns AD, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2011) Computational fluid dynamic modelling of airway gas flow with tracheal intubation. BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA, Vol. 106(3) (pp 438P-438P)
  • Alhazmi N, Hughes K, Ingham D, Ismail M, Ma L & Pourkashanian M (2011) The effect of anisotropic GDL on the performance of PEM fuel cell. EFC 2011 - Proceedings of the 4th European Fuel Cell Piero Lunghi Conference and Exhibition (pp 407-408)
  • Oguntade HI, Andrews GE, Burns A, Ingham D & Pourkashanian M (2011) Predictions of effusion cooling with conjugate heat transfer. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 5(PARTS A AND B) (pp 225-235)
  • Huang W, Wang Z-G, Luo S-B, Liu J, Xia Z-X, Lei J, Jin L, Wang Z-W, Pourkashanian M, Ma L & Ingham DB (2011) Overview of fuel injection techniques for scramjet engines. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 2(PARTS A AND B) (pp 17-24)
  • Carcadea E, Varlam M, Stefanescu I, Ingham DB, Tanislav V & Ene H (2011) Mathematical investigation and CFD simulation of methane steam reforming in a membrane reactor. EFC 2011 - Proceedings of the 4th European Fuel Cell Piero Lunghi Conference and Exhibition (pp 331-332)
  • Luo S-B, Huang W, Qin H, Wang Z-G, Liu J, Xia Z-X, Lei J, Pourkashanian M, Ma L, Ingham DB & Luo W-L (2011) Investigation of turbulent models for the flow field from a typical strut-based scramjet combustor. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 2(PARTS A AND B) (pp 25-31)
  • Oguntade HI, Andrews GE, Burns A, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2011) Improved trench film cooling with shaped trench outlets. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 5(PARTS A AND B) (pp 127-136)
  • Wang S, Ma L, Ingham DB, Pourkashanian M & Tao Z (2010) Turbulence modelling of deep dynamic stall at low Reynolds number. WCE 2010 - World Congress on Engineering 2010, Vol. 2 (pp 1350-1355)
  • Wang S, Tao Z, Wang S, Ma L, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2010) RETRACTED ARTICLE: Numerical investigations on dynamic stall associated with low reynolds number flows over airfoils. ICCET 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Computer Engineering and Technology, Proceedings, Vol. 5
  • Huang W, Luo S-B, Pourkashanian M, Ma L, Ingham DB, Liu J & Wang Z-G (2010) Numerical simulations of a typical hydrogen fueled scramjet combustor with a cavity flameholder. WCE 2010 - World Congress on Engineering 2010, Vol. 2 (pp 1000-1003)
  • Oguntade HI, Andrews GE, Burns A, Ingham D & Pourkashanian M (2010) CFD predictions of single row film cooling with inclined holes: Influence of hole outlet geometry. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 4(PARTS A AND B) (pp 1371-1385)
  • Lesnic D, Onyango TTM & Ingham DB (2009) The boundary element method for the determination of nonlinear boundary conditions in heat conduction. WIT Transactions on Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 49 (pp 45-55)
  • Rosli MI, Pourkashanian M, Ingham D, Ma L, Borman DJ & Ismail M (2009) Transparent PEM Fuel Cells for Direct visualization Experiments. 2009 Proceedings of the ASME 7th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference(FuelCell2009-85089) (pp 329-337). The Marriott Newport Beach Hotel and Spa, Newport Beach, California, 8 June 2009 - 10 June 2009.
  • Ismail M, Hughes K, Ingham D, Ma L, Pourkashanian M & Rosli M (2009) Through-plane permeability for untreated and PTFE-treated gas diffusion layers in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology 2009 (pp 713-721)
  • Carcadea E, Ingham DB, Stefanescu I, Elena R & Ene IH (2009) The influence of permeability changes for a 7-serpentine channel PEM fuel cell performance. EFC 2009 - Piero Lunghi Conference, Proceedings of the 3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference (pp 131-132)
  • Hassan G, Pourkashanian M, Ingham D, Ma L & Taylor S (2009) Reduction of pollutants emissions from domestic boilers - CFD study. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, Vol. 3 (pp 229-238)
  • Vural Y, Ma L, Ingham DB, Pourkashanian M & Ismail M (2009) On the multicomponent mass transport in an anode-supported solid oxide fuel cell. EFC 2009 - Piero Lunghi Conference, Proceedings of the 3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference (pp 185-186)
  • Ismail M, Damjanovic T, Ingham D & Pourkashanian M (2009) Effect of MPL-coating on through-plane permeability of gas diffusion layers. EFC 2009 - Piero Lunghi Conference, Proceedings of the 3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference (pp 255-256)
  • Stanko T, Ingham DB, Fairweather M & Pourkashanian M (2009) Application of rans and FWH modelling to the prediction of noise from round jets. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 2 (pp 525-533)
  • Trucu D, Ingham DB & Lesnic D (2009) An inverse coefficient identification problem for the bio-heat equation. Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol. 17(1) (pp 65-83)
  • Trucu D, Ingham DB & Lesnic D (2008) Inverse time-dependent perfusion coefficient identification. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 124 (pp 012050-012050)
  • Kononova AV, Ingham DB & Pourkashanian M (2008) Simple scheduled memetic algorithm for inverse problems in higher dimensions: Application to chemical kinetics. 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2008 (pp 3905-3912)
  • Stanko TS, Ingham DB, Fairweather M & Pourkashanian M (2008) Computational fluid dynamic prediction of noise from a cold turbulent propane jet. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 3(PART B) (pp 645-652)
  • Carcadea E, Ingham DB, Ma L, Pourkashanian M, Ene H, Stefanescu I & Ionete RE (2008) A parametrical study of a seven serpentine channel PEM fuel cell. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 2 (pp 763-770)
  • Yusop NM, Andrews GE, Ingham DB, Khalifa IM, Mkpadi MC & Pourkashanlan M (2007) Predictions of adiabatic film cooling effectiveness for effusion film cooling. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 4 PART A (pp 457-464)
  • Kononova AV, Hughes KJ, Pourkashanian M & Ingham DB (2007) Fitness diversity based adaptive memetic algorithm for solving inverse problems of chemical kinetics. 2007 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2007 (pp 2366-2373)
  • Ingham DB, Al-Hadhrami AK, Elliott L & Wen X (2006) Fluid Flows Through Some Geological Discontinuities. Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 73(1) (pp 34-34)
  • Lydon GP, Keane MM & Ingham DB (2005) Implementation of an interface between a CFD energy analysis and an IFC building product model. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Visualisation, Vol. 2005 (pp 277-286)
  • Mera NS, Elliott L & Ingham DB (2004) The use of a coarse BEM mesh to speed up the optimisation process in inverse electrical impedance tomography. International Series on Advances in Boundary Elements, Vol. 19 (pp 239-248)
  • Marin L, Elliott L, Heggs PJ, Ingham DB, Lesnic D & Wen X (2004) Analysis of polygonal fins using the boundary element method. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 24(8-9) (pp 1321-1339)
  • Wade AS, Ingham DB, Kyne AG, Mera NS, Pourkashanian M & Wilson CW (2004) Optimisation of the Arrhenius parameters in a semi-detailed mechanism for jet fuel thermal degradation using a genetic algorithm.. ASME Turbo Expo 2004: Land, Sea and Air
  • Elliott L, Ingham DB, Kyne AG, Mera NS, Pourkashanian M & Wilson CW (2004) A novel approach to mechanism reduction optimisation for aviation fuel/air reaction mechanism using a genetic algorithm. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2004, Vol. 1 (pp 1-10)
  • Elliott L, Ingham DB, Kyne AG, Mera NS, Pourkashanian M & Whittaker S (2004) Efficient clustering-based genetic algorithms in chemical kinetic modelling. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Vol. 3103 (pp 932-944)
  • Mera NS, Elliott L & Ingham DB (2003) The detection of subsurface inclusions using internal measurements and genetic algorithms. International Series on Advances in Boundary Elements, Vol. 18 (pp 3-13)
  • Elliott L, Ingham DB, Kyne AG, Mera NS, Pourkashanian M & Wilson CW (2003) A novel approach to the optimisation of reaction rate parameters for methane combustion using multi-objective genetic algorithms. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Gas Turbine Institute, Turbo Expo (Publication) IGTI, Vol. 2 (pp 27-36)
  • Cattle BA, Elliott L, Fellerman AS, Ingham DB, Lesnic D & West RM (2003) High–energy gamma–ray tomography in the nuclear industry. 3rd World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography (pp 96-101)
  • Ingham DB (2002) The solution of the two-dimensional stokes equations. International Series on Advances in Boundary Elements, Vol. 13 (pp 671-678)
  • Elliott L, Ingham DB, Kyne AG, Mera NS, Pourkashanian M & Wilson CW (2002) The optimisation of reaction rate parameters for chemical kinetic modelling using genetic algorithms. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Gas Turbine Institute, Turbo Expo (Publication) IGTI, Vol. 1 (pp 563-572)
  • Makhkamov K, Trukhov V, Tursunbaev I, Orda E, Lejebokov A, Orunov B, Korobkov A, Makhkamova I & Ingham DB (2001) Some results of preliminary bench tests on a 3-kWe Stirling Engine based co-generation unit. Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Vol. 1 (pp 405-410)
  • Ingham DB, Wen X & Woodhead D (2001) The effect of surface tension and surface friction on the free surface flow in a two-dimensional channel. Boundary Elements, Vol. 3 (pp 155-162)
  • Makhkamov K, Ingham DB & Pourkashanlan M (2001) Determination of the Temperature Distribution in a Combustion Chamber for a Stirling Engine. Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Vol. 1 (pp 411-416)
  • Zeb A, Elliott L, Ingham DB & Lesnic D (2000) Solution of an inverse stokes problem using interior data. International Series on Advances in Boundary Elements, Vol. 8 (pp 221-230)
  • Makhkamov K & Ingham DB (2000) Theoretical investigations on the stirling engine working process. 35th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference and Exhibit (pp 101-110)
  • Makhkamov K, Trukhov V, Orunov B, Korobkov A, Lejebokov A, Tursunbaev I, Orda E, Chuvichkin V, Yudin G, Muhamediev E & Ingham DB (2000) Development of Solar and Micro Co-generation power installations on the basis of Stirling Engines. 35th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference and Exhibit (pp 723-733)
  • Marin L, Elliott L, Ingham DB & Lesnic D (2000) Boundary element solution for the Cauchy problem in linear elasticity. International Series on Advances in Boundary Elements, Vol. 8 (pp 83-92)
  • Pecher R, Harris SD, Knipe RJ, Elliott L & Ingham DB (2000) A more accurate Green element method in two and three spatial dimensions. International Series on Advances in Boundary Elements, Vol. 8 (pp 191-199)
  • Makhkamov K & Ingham DB (2000) Theoretical investigations on the Stirling engine working process. Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Vol. 1 (pp 101-110)
  • Makhkamov K, Trukhov V, Orunov B, Korobkov A, Lejebokov A, Tursunbaev I, Orda E, Chuvichkin V, Yudin G, Muhamediev E & Ingham DB (2000) Development of solar and micro co-generation power installations on the basis of Stirling engines. Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Vol. 2 (pp 723-733)
  • Lonyangapuo JK, Elliott L, Ingham DB & Wen X (1998) Identification of the shape of the bottom surface of a channel from a given free surface profile. Proceedings of the European Boundary Element Method Symposium (pp 81-90)
  • Zeb A, Elliott L, Ingham DB & Lesnic D (1998) Cauchy problem for the biharmonic equation solved using the regularization method. Proceedings of the European Boundary Element Method Symposium (pp 285-294)
  • Lesnic D, Elliott L, Ingham DB, Knipe R & Clennell B (1998) Identification of the hydraulic conductivity of a material in time-dependent diffusion problems: least-squares finite-difference and energy boundary element solutions. Proceedings of the International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering (pp 347-355)
  • Ingham DB (1996) Inverse and improperly-posed problems in heat transfer using the minimal energy technique. Proceedings of the World Conference on the Boundary Element Method, BEM (pp 107-116)
  • Wen X & Ingham DB (1996) Boundary integral technique for two-dimensional potential flows. Proceedings of the World Conference on the Boundary Element Method, BEM (pp 561-570)
  • Wright SD, Elliott L, Ingham DB & Hewson MJC (1996) Interaction of the aerodynamic roughness length with the atmospheric boundary-layer. Proceedings of the International Conference on Development and Application of Computer Techniques to Environmental Studies (pp 331-340)
  • Pop I, Yan B & Ingham DB (1996) Transient free convection from a sphere embedded in a porous medium. International Symposium on Heat Transfer (pp 446-451)
  • Lesnic D, Elliott L & Ingham DB (1995) Numerical method for solving the backward heat conduction problem. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD, Vol. 312(10)
  • Lesnic D, Elliott L & Ingham DB (1994) Boundary element method for an improperly posed problem in unsteady heat conduction. International Conference on Boundary Element Technology (pp 77-84)
  • Patel N & Ingham DB (1992) Mixed convection flow of non-Newtonian fluids in parallel-plate ducts and in eccentric annuli. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD, Vol. 201 (pp 71-78)
  • Ingham DB & Jones AT (1992) Mixed convection flow in a vertical duct with an applied linear temperature gradient. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD, Vol. 201 (pp 79-86)
  • Yuan Y & Ingham DB (1992) Boundary element solution of a viscous free surface problem (pp 155-166)
  • Yuan Y & Ingham DB (1991) Numerical solution of viscous flows with a free surface. Computational Modelling of Free and Moving Boundary Problems (pp 325-339)
  • Wen X & Ingham DB (1991) Free surface flow induced by a submerged source or sink from a three-layer fluid. Computational Modelling of Free and Moving Boundary Problems (pp 261-275)
  • Wen X & Ingham DB (1991) Free surface flow formed by a slot suction. Computational Modelling of Free and Moving Boundary Problems (pp 277-291)
  • Morton B, Ingham DB, Keen DJ & Heggs PJ (1987) EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL INVESTIGATIONS INTO RECIRCULATING COMBINED CONVECTION IN LAMINAR PIPE FLOW.. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FED, Vol. 61 (pp 331-340)
  • Pop I, Ingham DB, Heggs PJ & Gardner D (1986) CONJUGATE HEAT TRANSFER FROM A DOWNWARD PROJECTING FIN IMMERSED IN A POROUS MEDIUM.. Heat Transfer, Proceedings of the International Heat Transfer Conference, Vol. 5 (pp 2635-2640)
  • Ingham DB (1984) HEAT TRANSFER FOR LAMINAR FLOW IN THE ENTRANCE REGION OF A SMOOTH PIPE.. Institution of Chemical Engineers Symposium Series(86) (pp 1091-1096)
  • Ingham DB, Manzoor M, Heggs PJ & Stones PR (1983) TWO-DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS OF FIN ASSEMBLY HEAT TRANSFER: A COMPARISON OF SOLUTION TECHNIQUES. (pp 135-148)
  • Ingham DB & Kelmanson MA (1983) BOUNDARY INTEGRAL EQUATION METHOD FOR THE STUDY OF SLOW FLOW WITHIN BEARING GEOMETRIES. (pp 311-321)
  • Ingham DB & Kelmanson MA (1983) SOLUTION OF NONLINEAR ELLIPTIC EQUATIONS WITH BOUNDARY SINGULARITIES BY AN INTEGRAL EQUATION METHOD. (pp 61-71)
  • Bloor MIG, Ingham DB & Laverack SD (1980) ANALYSIS OF BOUNDARY LAYER EFFECTS IN A HYDROCYCLONE. (pp 49-62)