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Professor Talal Yusaf

Professor Talal Yusaf
Name Talal Yusaf
Position Adjunct Professor
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Phone +61 7 4631 2691
Extension 2691
Email
Qualifications BSc(Hons) UoT Baghdad , MEng National Uni (UKM Malaysia) , PhD National Uni (UKM Malaysia)
Languages Arabic (accredited translator)
Malay (non accredited translator)

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering ( 091305 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091399 )

Research interests
1. Renewable Energy
2. Alternative fuels for Internal Combustion Engine
3. Microalgae Fuel - Production and Applications
4. Mechanical Method for Water treatment - Ultrasound, Shear and Shock

Professional memberships
Director
International Sponsor Engagement and Research Partnerships (ISERP)

Bio-Energy Reseach Group Leader at National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA)

Industry affiliations
Associate Editor in Chief
IJAME (International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering)

International Journal Referee

1. Fuel
2. Applied Energy
3. Journal of Energy Resources and Technology.
4. J. of Energy and Fuel.
5. Energy
6. Energy Conversion Managment
7. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, ASME.
8. European Journal of Engineering Education.
9. International Energy Journal RERIC. Thailand.

USQ Research affiliations

  • National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
2Remote Access Laboratory RAL – Internal Combustion Engines, 65,000 AUD.

Teaching
Thermodynamics (MEC2101) (Examinar)
Engineering Mechanics(Dynamics)
MEC2401 (Examinar)

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
20 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Director
International Sponsor Engagement and Research Partnerships (ISERP)

BioEnergy Group Leader at National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture.

Research most recent
1. Yusaf, Talal and Yousif, B. F and Elawad, Mohamed (2011) Crude palm oil fuel for diesel-engines: experimental and ANN simulation approaches. Energy, 36 (8). 4871-4878. ISSN 0360-5442.

2. T Yusaf, KH Saleh, MA Said, (2011) Engine performance and emission analysis of LPG-SI Engine with the aid of ANN. Journal of Power and Energy. 225; ISSN 0957-6509.

3. Yusaf, Talal and Goh, Steven C. and Borserio, Jack (2011) Potential of renewable energy alternatives in Australia. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15 (5). pp. 2214-2221. ISSN 1364-0321.

4. T Yusaf, (2009) Experimental Investigation of A Single Cylinder Diesel Engine as A Hybrid Power Unit for A Series Hybrid Electric Vehicle. J. of Energy Resources Technology, ASME. Volume 131, pp12203-12207.


Research most notable
Recent Research Grant

1.The Feasibility and Development of Alternate Energy Sources for the Australian Cotton Industry, $1,140,006 Cotton Research Development Corporation CRDC.

2.Using Covered Anaerobic Ponds to Treat Abattoir Wastewater, Reduce Greenhouse Gases and Generate Bio Energy (2010), 307 000 AUD. MLA Australia.

3.Coal seam gas (CSG) use in Agriculture (Feasibility study), 75000 AUD. 2010. EMR industrial partner.

4.Queensland International Fellowship 2010 Award, Investigation of ignition characteristic of biogas with pilot injection of Dimethyl Either (DME) for development of low emission sustainable power generation at University College London (UCL). 21,000 AUD.

5.Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition/Controlled Auto Ignition, APA PhD scholarship award for my student over three years 75,000 AUD. Principal Supervisor.


Publications in ePrints

Algayyim, Sattar Jabbar Murad and Wandel, Andrew P. and Yusaf, Talal and Al-lwayzy, Saddam (2019) Butanol-acetone mixture blended with cottonseed biodiesel: spray characteristics evolution, combustion characteristics, engine performance and emission. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37 (4). pp. 4729-4739. ISSN 1540-7489

Algayyim, Sattar Jabbar Murad and Wandel, Andrew P. and Yusaf, Talal (2018) Experimental investigation of hydrated butanol-acetone (BA) and diesel blend as alternative fuel for CI engines. In: 37th International Symposium on Combustion, 29 July - 3 Aug 2018, Dublin, Ireland.

Algayyim, Sattar Jabbar Murad and Wandel, Andrew P. and Yusaf, Talal and Al-Lwayzy, Saddam and Hamawand, Ihsan (2018) Impact of butanol-acetone mixture as a fuel additive on diesel engine performance and emissions. Fuel, 227. pp. 118-126. ISSN 0016-2361

Algayyim, Sattar Jabbar Murad and Wandel, Andrew P. and Yusaf, Talal (2018) Mixtures of n-butanol and iso-butanol blended with diesel: experimental investigation of combustion characteristics, engine performance and emission levels in a compression ignition engine. Biofuels. pp. 1-10. ISSN 1759-7269

Algayyim, Sattar Jabbar Murad and Wandel, Andrew P. and Yusaf, Talal and Hamawand, Ihsan (2018) Production and application of ABE as a biofuel. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 82. pp. 1195-1214. ISSN 1364-0321

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering ( 091305 )
  • Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 091399 )


Research topics