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David Timoney

Associate Professor

School Of Mechanical & Materials Eng
Engineering Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7161831
Email: david.timoney@ucd.ie

Biography

David J. Timoney B.E., M.Eng.Sc., Ph.D., C.Dip.A.F., MSAE, C.Eng., FIEI, FIAE

2008-present           Director, ME (Energy Systems) Programme

2007-2011               Dean of Engineering, UCD

2005-2007               Head of Teaching and Learning, School of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Eng. UCD

1993-present           Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, UCD

1987-2006               Director, UCD Energy Conversion Research Centre

1981-1993               Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, UCD

1978-1981               Development Engineer, Diesel Combustion Research Ricardo Consulting Engineers plc., Sussex, U.K

 

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 1981.
Title: Certified Diploma in Accounting & Finance
Year: 1996.
Title: IEI Mullins Silver Medal

Associations

Association: SAE International, Function/Role: MSAE
Association: Institution of Engineers of Ireland, Function/Role: C.Eng., FIEI
Association: The Irish Academy of Engineering, Function/Role: Fellow
     

Conference Contributions

Timoney, David (2014) Comparing Electrochemical v Other Energy Storage Technologies - Which One Offers Optimum Return On Investment And When? : Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES). [Invited Oral Presentation], 7th Energy Storage World Forum, London , 01-APR-14 - 03-APR-14.
 

Employment

Employer: Ricardo Consulting Engineers plc, Sussex, United Kingdom
Position: Development Engineer, Computing and Diesel Combustion Research Departments
Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Lecturer (Mechanical Engineering)
Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
Employer: University College Dublin Energy Conversion Research Centre
Position: Director
Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Associate Dean (Development), Faculty of Engineering & Architecture
Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Associate Head (Teaching and Learning), UCD School of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering
Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Dean of Engineering

Education

Year 1979 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MEngSc Subject:
Year 1985 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1976 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BE Subject:
Year 1991 Institution:
Qualification: FIEI Subject:
Year 1984 Institution:
Qualification: MSAE Subject:
         

Publications

 

Book Chapters

O'Sullivan, S.T. and Timoney, D.J. ; (2005) 'On-road measurement of diesel particulate matter from in-service vehicles' In: O'Sullivan, S.T. and Timoney, D.J. ; (eds). Emissions Measurement and Testing 2005 (SAE SP-1941). Warrendale, PA, USA: SAE International. , pp.203-211 [Details]
Alan N. Drew, David J. Timoney and William J. Smith; (2004) 'Measurement and Simulation of SI Engine Fire-Up on Hydrogen Fuel' In: SAE International (eds). Modelling of Spark Ignition Engines (SP-1830). USA: SAE International. , pp.29-34 [Details]
Olivia Ridgeway, David J. Timoney and Frank J. Convery; (2002) 'Integrating Environment and Tourism in Ireland ' environmental implications of air access transport to Dublin' In: Neil Andrews, Frank Convery, Shiela Flanagan and Joseph Ruddy (eds). Tourism and the Environment: Sustainability in Tourism Development. Dublin, Ireland: Dublin Institute of Technology. , pp.19-37 [Details]
Shane O'Sullivan and David J Timoney; (2002) 'Achievement and Challenge Rio+10 and Ireland' In: F. Convery and J. Feehan (eds). Diesel Particulate Emissions and Air Quality - The Irish Context. Dublin: UCD Environmental Institute. , pp.288-296 [Details]
David J. Timoney, Barry Brophy and William J. Smith; (1997) 'Heat Release and Emissions Results from a D.I. Diesel with Special Shrouded Intake Valves' In: S. Balek, R. Heck and S. Roth (eds). Diesel Engine Combustion Processes and Emission Control Technologies (SAE SP-1246). USA: SAE International. , pp.183-192 [Details]
Timoney, D.J. and Smith, W.J.; (1996) 'Influences of Fuel Injection and Air Motion Energy Sources on Fuel-Air Mixing Rates in a D.I. Diesel Combustion System' In: SAE International (eds). Investigations into Diesel Engine Combustion Processes (SAE Special Publication SP1159). Detroit, USA: SAE International. , pp.89-101 [Details]
Timoney, D.J. and Smith, W.J., ; (1992) 'Estimation of Radiative Heat Transfer for Heat Release Analysis in Direct Injection Diesel Engines' In: B. Sunden & A. Zukauskas (eds). Transport Processes in Engineering, 2 - Recent Advances in Heat Transfer. The Netherlands: Elsevier. , pp.442-452 [Details]
Timoney, D.J., ; (1992) 'Internal Combustion Engines and Exhaust Emissions - An Irish Perspective on Existing and Prospective EC Policies' In: John Feehan (eds). Environment and Development in Ireland. Dublin: The Environmental Institute, University College Dublin. , pp.240-245 [Details]
Timoney, D.J.; (1989) 'Energetics of Fuel-Air Mixing in D.I. Diesel Engines' In: D. Brian Spalding FRS and N.H. Afgan (eds). Heat and Mass Transfer in Gasoline and Diesel Engines - Proceedings of the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer; Vol. 26. USA: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation. , pp.189-199 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Whelan, I., Timoney, D., Smith, W. and Samuel, S. (2013) 'SAE Int. J. Engines: The Effect of a Three-Way Catalytic Converter on Particulate Matter from a Gasoline Direct-Injection Engine During Cold-Start'. SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, 6 (2):1035-1045. [DOI] [Details]
Smith WJ, Morrin S, and Timoney DJ; (2011) 'Effect of operating condition on the particulate matter emission factor for a domestic biomass boiler'. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 225 (5):614-618. [DOI] [Details]
Ian Whelan, Stephen Samuel, David Timoney , Ahmed Hassaneen; (2010) 'Characteristics of Nano-Scale Particulates from Gasoline Turbo-Intercooled Direct-Injection'. SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, 3 :839-848. Available Online [Details]
Alan N. Drew, David J. Timoney and William J. Smith; (2007) 'A Simulation and Design tool for Hydrogen SI Engine Systems ' Validation of the Intake Hydrogen Flow Model'. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 32 (14):3084-3092. [Details]
Timoney, DJ, Desantes, JM, Hernandez, L, Hernandez, L, Lyons, CM, ; (2005) 'The development of a semi-empirical model for rapid NOx concentration evaluation using measured in-cylinder pressure in diesel engines'. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART D-JOURNAL OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING, 219 (D5):621-631. [Details]
Timoney, D. J. and Lyons, C. M. ; (2005) 'Capabilities of a Semi-Empirical Model for Indirect Estimation of Cycle-by Cycle Diesel Engine NOx and Particulate Emissions'. Hong Kong Institution of Engineers Transactions, 12 (3):31-36. [Details]
Aidan M. Ryan and David J. Timoney; (1998) 'Measured and Predicted Effects of Air Flow Non-Uniformity on Thermal Performance of an R-134a Evaporator'. SAE Transactions Journal of Passenger Cars, 106 . [Details]
Smith, WJ; Timoney, DJ; ; (1997) 'On the relative roles of fuel spray kinetic energy and engine speed in determining mixing rates in DI diesel engines'. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR GAS TURBINES AND POWER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 119 (1):212-217. [Details]
Timoney, D.J. and Smith, W.J., ; (1996) 'Correlation of Injection Rate Shapes with D.I. Diesel Exhaust Emissions'. SAE Transactions Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, 104 :162-170. [Details]
TIMONEY, DJ, FOLEY, PJ, ; (1994) 'SOME EFFECTS OF AIR-FLOW MALDISTRIBUTION ON PERFORMANCE OF A COMPACT EVAPORATOR WITH R134A'. Heat Recovery Systems and Chp, 14 (5):517-523. [Details]

Other Journals

Finn, D.P., Timoney, D., Kelehan, R. and Brophy, B; (2006) 'Indirect Multi-Temperature Refrigeration Systems' Revue Generale du Froid 1069 :38-45. [Details]
David J. Timoney, Aidan M. Ryan (Traduction de G. Vrinat et M. Youbi-Idrissi), ; (2004) 'Flux d'air non-uniforme et performances thermiques d'un évaporateur' Revue Générale de Froid 1040 :48-55. [Details]

Conference Publications

Whelan, I; Timoney, D; Smith, W; Samuel, S (2013) The Effect of a Three-Way Catalytic Converter on Particulate Matter from a Gasoline Direct-Injection Engine During Cold- Start SAE 2013 World Congress and Exhibition Detroit, Michigan, USA, , 16-APR-13 - 18-APR-13 [DOI] [Details]
Whelan, I; Smith, W; Timoney, D; Samuel, S (2012) The Effect of Engine Operating Conditions on Engine-out Particulate Matter from a Gasoline Direct-injection Engine during Cold-start. (SAE 2012-01-1711) SAE 2012 International Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting Malmo, Sweden, , 18-SEP-12 - 20-SEP-12 [Details]
Ian Whelan, Stephen Samuel*, David Timoney , Ahmed Hassaneen* (*Oxford Brookes Univ); (2010) Characteristics of Nano-Scale Particulates from Gasoline Turbo-Intercooled Direct-Injection Engine SAE 2010 Powertrains Fuels & Lubricants Meeting ( SAE Paper No. 2010-01-2197) Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Casey, E. J., Smith, W. J. and Timoney, D. J.; (2009) A low cost system for monitoring on-road vehicle and engine operation . In: Charon, A eds. 3rd Environment and Transport and 17th Transport and Air Pollution Symposium Toulouse, France, , 01-JUN-09 - 03-JUN-09 [Details]
Edward J. Casey, William J. Smith, David J.Timoney,; (2009) Examination of low-cost systems for the determination of kinematic driving cycles and engine operating conditions in Dublin, Ireland (SAE paper Number: 2009-01-2791) SAE 2009 Powertrains Fuels and Lubricants Meeting San Antonio, TX, USA, Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Edward Casey, William Smith & David Timoney; (2009) A Low Cost system for Monitoring On-Road Vehicle and Engine Operation 17th Transport and Air Pollution Symposium - 3rd Environment and Transport Symposium Toulouse (France), [Details]
O. S. Ezeora, D.P. Finn and D. J. Timoney; (2008) Second-Law Based Parametric Optimization of an Evaporator Tube Containing Two-Phase Refrigerant 5th European Thermal-Sciences Conference, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands [Details]
Timoney, David and Smith, William; (2008) Electric & Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Design & Fuel Efficiency Issues Engineers Ireland Energy & Environment Division, Evening Lecture [Details]
Timoney, D.J and Mulkeen, B, ; (2008) Transition From 4-Year to 5-Year Master's-Level Professional Engineering Education in Ireland International Symposium for Engineering Education ISEE2008, Dublin City University Dublin City University, Ireland, , 08-SEP-08 - 10-SEP-08 [Details]
Moore, P., Timoney, D.J., Jugal Makwana (Bentley Systems Inc, Delhi, India); (2007) Designing Roads for Sustainable Transportation: Integration of The Measurement of Energy Usage in Road Design National Conference on Sustainable Urban Transportation: Issues and Management Strategies, India [Details]
Gaffney, B, Brophy, B., Finn, D.P., Timoney, D.J; (2007) Mathematical Modeling of Multi-Temperature Indirect Refrigeration Systems Int. Institute of Refrigeration, 22nd World Congress Beijing, China, [Details]
Smyth, S, Brophy, B., Finn, D.P., Timoney, D.J ; (2007) Performance Evaluation of Secondary Loop Systems for Multi-Temperature Transport Refrigeration Int. Institute of Refrigeration, 22nd World Congress Beijing, China, [Details]
David, T., O'Sullivan, S.; (2006) Are Liquid Biofuels Really Renewable? Conflicting Results in Life Cycle Analysis Studies ENVIRON 2006, 16th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium University College Dublin, Ireland, , 27-JAN-06 - 29-JAN-06 [Details]
O'Sullivan, S. and Timoney, D.J.; (2006) 'Options to Reduce Irish Diesel Particulate Matter Emissions . In: Abdul Ghani Olabi eds. The International Conference on Vehicle Alternative Fuel System and Environmental Protection (VAFEP2006) Dublin City University, , 22-AUG-06 - 25-AUG-06 , pp.14-19 [Details]
O'Sullivan, S., Timoney, D.; (2006) Sustainable Energy in the Irish Transport sector ENVIRON 2006, 16th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium University College Dublin, Ireland, , 27-JAN-06 - 29-JAN-06 [Details]
Moore, P. and Timoney, D.J.; (2006) Life Cycle Energy Analysis in Road Design Seminar on Energy, Transportation and the Environment, Bengal Engineering and Science University Delhi, India, , 22-JUL-06 [Details]
O'Sullivan S.T., Timoney D.J.; (2005) Evaluation of Options for Reducing Irish Diesel Particulate Matter Emissions ENVIRON 2005, 15th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium Sligo, Ireland, , 28-JAN-05 - 30-JAN-05 [Details]
Kelehan, R., Brophy, B., Finn, D. P., and Timoney, D.J.; (2005) Design Issues Associated with Secondary Loop Refrigeration Systems for Multi-Temperature Road Transportation Units International Institute of Refrigeration Conference on 'Latest Developments in Refrigerated Storage, Transportation and Display of Food Products Amman, Jordan, [Details]
Carroll, J., Brophy, B., Finn, D. P., and Timoney, D.J.; (2005) Development of a Steady State Mathematical Model to Simulate the Performance of an Indirect Multi-Temperature Refrigeration System International Institute of Refrigeration Conference on 'Latest Developments in Refrigerated Storage, Transportation and Display of Food Products Amman, Jordan, [Details]
Shane T. O'Sullivan and David J. Timoney; (2005) On-road measurement of diesel particulate matter from in-service vehicles (SAE Paper No. 2005-01-0678) SAE 2005 World Congress & Exhibition, April 2005 Available Online [Details]
Clíodhna Lyons and David J. Timoney; (2005) Sensitivity of a DI Diesel NOx Model to Changes in Common Rail Pressure, Injection Patterns and EGR (SAE Paper No. 2005-01-2118) . In: SAE International eds. 2005 SAE Fuels & Lubricants Conference Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, , 11-MAY-05 - 13-MAY-05 , pp.1-10 [Details]
O'Sullivan, S.T., Timoney, D.J.; (2005) The Sports Utility Vehicle: Pinnacle of mechanical engineering achievement or high-polluting monstrosity? ENVIRON 2005, 15th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium Sligo, Ireland, , 28-JAN-05 - 30-JAN-05 [Details]
Alan N. Drew, David J. Timoney and William J. Smith; (2004) Measurement and Simulation of SI Engine Fire-Up on Hydrogen Fuel, Paper No. 2004-01-0616 . In: SAE International eds. 2004 SAE World Congress & Exhibition Detroit, USA, , pp.1-6 [Details]
David J. Timoney and Shane T. O'Sullivan; (2004) Towards On-Road Measurement of Diesel Particulate Matter . In: Cheung CS, Leung CW, Chan TL and Wong TT ( ISBN 962-367-450-3) eds. Seventh Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization Hong Kong, , 15-DEC-04 - 17-DEC-04 , pp.1-8 [Details]
Clíodhna M. Lyons and David J. Timoney; (2004) Reducing Diesel Engine Emissions (Paper#422) 13th World Clean Air and Environmental Protection Congress London, UK, [Details]
D. J. Timoney and C. M. Lyons; (2004) Capabilities of a Semi-Empirical Model for Indirect Estimation of Cycle-by-Cycle Diesel Engine NOx and Particulate Emissions (Paper C2-289) . In: Cheung CS, Leung CW, Chan TL and Wong TT (ISBN: 962-367-451-1) eds. Seventh Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization (7th APISCEU), Hong Kong Hong Kong, , pp.1-8 [Details]
Alan N. Drew, Andrew M. Bates, William J. Smith and David J. Timoney ; (2004) Measured and Predicted Effects in Variable Geometry Intake Manifold Design . In: Abdul Ghani Olabi (ISBN: 1 872327 47 8) eds. The International Conference on Vehicle Alternative Fuel System and Environmental Protection (VAFEP2004) Dublin City University, , pp.339-344 [Details]
Clíodhna Lyons and David J. Timoney; (2004) Estimation of Cycle-by-Cycle NOx and Particulate Emissions from Cylinder Pressure Data in a Common Rail Diesel Engine . In: Abdul Ghani Olabi ( ISBN: 1 872327 47 8) eds. The International Conference on Vehicle Alternative Fuel System and Environmental Protection (VAFEP2004) Dublin City University, , pp.316-321 [Details]
Shane T. O'Sullivan and David J. Timoney; (2004) Modelling Particulate Dispersion from Diesel Engined Vehicles . In: Abdul Ghani Olabi (ISBN: 1 872327 47 8) eds. The International Conference on Vehicle Alternative Fuel System and Environmental Protection (VAFEP2004) Dublin City University, , pp.66-71 [Details]
David J. Timoney; (2003) A Future for Motoring? - Some Energy and Sustainability Issues (ISBN 1 898012 58 X) The Institution of Engineers of Ireland Annual Conference 2003 'Delivering Sustainability' Belfast, , pp.115-127 [Details]
Shane O'Sullivan and David J Timoney; (2001) Diesel Particulate Emissions and Air Quality - The Irish Context Rio+10 Achievement and Challenge Conference Dublin, , pp.1-18 [Details]
Olivia Ridgeway, David J. Timoney and Frank J. Convery; (2000) Tourism and the Environment 2000 - European Conference Integrating Environment and Tourism in Ireland - environmental implications of air access transport to Dublin Dublin, [Details]
Flynn, M., O'Malley, M. J. and Timoney, D.,; (1997) Modelling boiler response to co-ordinate reserve in isolated power systems Proceedings of the IFAC/CIGRE Symposium on Control of Power Systems and Power Plants, Beijing, August 1997 Beijing, , pp.475-480 [Details]
Timoney, D., Brophy, B., and Smith, W.; (1997) Heat Release and Emissions Results from a D.I.Diesel with Special Shrouded Intake Valves SAE International Congress & Exposition, 1997 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Smith, W.J., Timoney, D.J., and Lynch, D.P.; (1997) Emissions and Efficiency Comparison of Gasoline and LPG Fuels in a 1.4 Litre Passenger Car Engine SAE International Fuels & Lubricants Meeting & Exposition, October 1997 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Timoney, D.J. and Smith, W.J.; (1996) Influences of fuel injection and air motion energy sources on fuel-air mixing rates in a D.I. diesel combustion system SAE International Congress & Exposition, 1996 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Smith, W.J. and Timoney, D.J.; (1995) On the relative roles of fuel spray kinetic energy and engine speed in determining mixing rates in D.I. diesel engines ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Spring Technical Conference, 1995 [Details]
Timoney, D.J. and Smith, W.J.; (1995) Correlation of injection rate shapes with D.I. diesel exhaust emissions SAE International Congress & Exposition, 1995 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Timoney, D.J. and Smith, W.J.; (1993) Relationships between instantaneous fuel injection rate and exhaust emissions from a D.I. diesel combustion system 20th International Congress on Combustion Engines [Details]
Smith, W.J. and Timoney, D.J.; (1992) Fuel Injection Rate Analysis - A New Diagnostic Tool for Combustion Research SAE International Fuels & Lubricants Meeting & Exposition, October 1992 Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Smith, W.J. and Timoney, D.J.; (1991) Fuel injection rate analysis using measured data IMechE International Conference on Computers in Technology, 1991 , pp.283-287 [Details]
Timoney, D.J. and Smith, W.J.; (1991) The Relative Importance of Radiative Heat Transfer to Heat Release Analysis in Direct Injection Diesel Engines EUROTHERM Seminar No. 15 on Heat Transfer in Internal Combustion Engines Institut de Mecanique des Fluides de Toulouse, France, , pp.225-234 [Details]
Timoney, D.J. and Smith, W.J; (1990) Influence of Turbulence in a D.I. Diesel NATO Advanced Study Institute on Combusting Flow Diagnostics Montechoro, Portugal, [Details]
Timoney, D.J.; (1988) A Simple Interpretation of Optimum Swirl in Direct Injection Diesels Proceedings of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Paper C52/88, International Conference on Combustion in Engines London, , pp.157-163 [Details]
Timoney, D.J.; (1987) Energetics of Fuel-Air Mixing in D.I. Diesel Engines XIXth International Symposium of the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, , pp.373-390 [Details]
Timoney, D.J., ; (1987) Problems with Heat Release Analysis in D.I. Diesels (SAE Paper No. 870270) SAE International Congress Detroit, USA, [Details]
Timoney, D.J; (1987) Effects of Important Variables on Measured Heat Release Rates in a D.I. Diesel (SAE Paper No. 870271) SAE International Congress Detroit, USA, [Details]
Timoney, D.J.; (1985) Engine Speed-Related Effects in D.I. Diesel Combustion (Paper No. 8502) First International Symposium on Advanced Engine Research (ISER) University of Wisconsin, Madison, U.S.A, , pp.1-27 [Details]
Timoney, D.J., ; (1985) A Simple Technique for Predicting Optimum Fuel-Air Mixing Conditions in a Direct Injection Diesel Engine with Swirl (SAE Paper No. 851543) SAE International Congress Detroit, USA, , pp.1-20 Available Online [Details]
Timoney, D.J.; (1985) Smoke and Fuel Consumption Measurements in a Direct Injection Diesel Engine with Variable Swirl (SAE Paper No. 851542) SAE International Congress Detroit, USA, , pp.1-15 [Details]
Ball, W.F., and Timoney, D.J.; (1981) The Performance of a Quiescent Direct Injection Combustion System and its Comparison with Prediction (Paper D51) 14e Congres International des Machines a Combustion (CIMAC 14) Helsinki, , pp.1-20 [Details]
                     

Presented Papers

Timoney, David and Smith, William; (2008) Electric & Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Design & Fuel Efficiency Issues. Presented Papers [Details]
 

Invited Lectures

Timoney, DJ and Smith, WJ; (2009) Electric & Hybrid Electric Vehicles- Design & Fuel Efficiency Issues. Invited Lectures Available Online [Details]
       

Research Seminars

Casey, Edward, Timoney, D., Smith, W.; (2008) Towards a suitable model for prediction of pollution emission and dispersion in Dublin. University of Limerick: Research Seminars [Details]
 

Presentation

Casey EJ, Smith WJ and Timoney DJ; (2009) A low cost system for monitoring on-road vehicle and engine operation. Presentation [Details]

Working Paper

Casey EJ, Lennon D, Smith WJ and Timoney DJ; (2008) Description of the Development of the LabVIEW Instantaneous Emissions Estimation Software for use in the Urban Environment Project Air Quality Work Package. Working Paper Available Online [Details]
Casey, E., Smith, W. and Timoney, D.; (2008) Vehicle Pollutant Formation & Adverse Health Implications. Dublin, Ireland: Working Paper Available Online [Details]
Edward Casey, Donal Lennon, William Smith, David Timoney; (2007) Description of the Development of the LabVIEW Instantaneous Emissions Estimation Software for use in the Urban Environment Project Air Quality Work Package. Dublin: Working Paper [Details]
Edward Casey, William Smith, David Timoney; (2007) Vehicle Pollutant Formation & Adverse Health Implications. Working Paper [Details]
                                             

Research

Research Interests

Internal combustion engines and exhaust emissions
Gasoline Direct Injection Fuel Injection
Emissions from domestic scale solid fuel combustion
Energy in transport
Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES)

Research Projects

Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Powering Embedded Vehicle Sensors (Innovation Voucher, Killotech Ltd)
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-14 / 27-APR-15
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Gaelectric Ltd.
Title : Quasi Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage of Excess Grid Electricity
Start Date / End Date : 01-FEB-13 / 31-JUL-14
Sponsor : Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Title : Improved Emissions Inventories for Nox and Particulate Matter from Transport and Small Scale Combustion Installations in Ireland (ETASCI)
Start Date / End Date : 10-DEC-07 / 09-DEC-10
Sponsor : EC - DG Energy and Transport (DG TREN)
Title : Energy Conservation in Road Pavement Design Maintenance and Utilisation
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-07 / 31-DEC-09
Sponsor : EU Non Framework
Title : Integration of the Measurement of Energy Usage into Road Design IERD
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-03 / 31-OCT-05
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : A novel Diagnostic Method for Emission Control in Diesel Engine Combustion Systems
Start Date / End Date : 16-DEC-02 / 15-MAY-05
Sponsor : Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Title : Evaluation of options for reducing Irish diesel particulate emissions - utilising measurement and modelling methods
Start Date / End Date : 01-DEC-01 / 20-JUL-01
Sponsor : Shell Exploration & Production, UK
Title : No Project title to migrate.
Start Date / End Date : 27-JUN-92 / 04-JUL-92

Recent Postgraduates

Recent  PhD Students

  •  Ian Whelan BE, MSc, A Study of Particulate Matter Emissions from Gasoline Direct Injection Engines. (In collaboration with Dr. Stephen Samuel, Oxford Brookes University, UK)
  • Stephen Morrin BE, Improved Emissions Inventories for NOx and Particulate Matter from Transport and Small Scale Combustion Installations in Ireland,  (Jointly Supervised with Dr. W. Smith) Thesis Awaiting Assessment.

  • Edward Casey B.E. Vehicle Emissions & Urban Air Quality (Jointly Supervised with Dr. W. Smith). PhD 2011

  • Shane Smyth BE 'Performance Evaluation of Secondary Refrigeration Systems for Multi-Temperature Transport Refrigeration' (Jointly Supervised with Dr. D. Finn). PhD 2011

  • Shane T. O'Sullivan BE, Evaluation of Options for Reducing Irish Diesel Particulate Emissions Utilising Measurement and Modelling Methods, PhD 2005

  • Cliodhna Lyons BE, Estimation of Diesel Engine NOx  Emissions from Measured In-Cylinder Pressures, PhD 2006

  • Alan N. Drew BE Intake Flow and Combustion Effects in Hydrogen-Fuelled Spark Ignition Engines, PhD 2005 (Jointly Supervised with Dr. W. Smith)

  • William Hynes BSc MRUP, MRICS, MIPI, MRTPI, MCIT Planning for Airport Development: An Integrated Planning Methodology for Airport Capacity Assessment, PhD 2003  (Jointly Supervised with Prof. M.J. Bannon)

 

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

To spread enthusiasm and passion for my subject, to place interesting obstacles in the way of students whose objective is to seek the path of least resistance, and to use a wide variety of teaching methods, in order to cater for the full spectrum of student learning styles.