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Dr Sean Malkeson

Dr Sean Malkeson

Telephone: 0151 904 1403

Biography

Dr Malkeson is a professional Chartered (IMechE) engineer specialising in combustion, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and heat transfer with experience in computer coding, simulations and numerical analysis. His research interests include the analysis, fundamental insight and modelling of turbulent combustion phenomena using Direct Numerical Simulations as well as Fire and Explosion hazard simulation and analysis. He has experience in both academic research and teaching as well as in an industrial consultancy setting.

Degrees

University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, PhD
University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, BEng

Academic appointments

University Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool John Moores University, 2018 - present
University Lecturer, School of Engineering, University of Liverpool, 2011 - 2012

Publications

Journal article

Malkeson SP, Ahmed U, Pillai AL, Chakraborty N, Kurose R. 2020. Evolution of Surface Density Function in an Open Turbulent Jet Spray Flame FLOW TURBULENCE AND COMBUSTION, DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Wacks DH, Chakraborty N. 2020. Statistical Behaviour and Modelling of Fuel Mass Fraction Dissipation Rate Transport in Turbulent Flame-Droplet Interaction: A Direct Numerical Simulation study FLOW TURBULENCE AND COMBUSTION, 105 :237-266 DOI Author Url

Wacks DH, Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2016. Statistical behavior of fuel mass fraction variance transport in turbulent flame-droplet interaction: A direct numerical simulation analysis Numerical Heat Transfer Part A: Applications, 70 :1087-1100 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Katragadda M, Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2014. Modelling of the curvature term in the Flame surface density transport equation: a direct numerical simulations based analysis INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPRAY AND COMBUSTION DYNAMICS, 6 :163-198 DOI Author Url

Katragadda M, Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2014. Modelling of the Tangential Strain Rate Term in the Flame Surface Density Transport Equation in the Context of Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes Simulations: A Direct Numerical Simulation Analysis MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS IN ENGINEERING, 2014 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Ruan S, Chakraborty N, Swaminathan N. 2013. Statistics of Reaction Progress Variable and Mixture Fraction Gradients from DNS of Turbulent Partially Premixed Flames COMBUSTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 185 :1329-1359 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2013. A-Priori Direct Numerical Simulation Modelling of Co-variance Transport in Turbulent Stratified Flames FLOW TURBULENCE AND COMBUSTION, 90 :243-267 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2013. Statistical Analysis and a-priori Modelling of Flame Surface Density Transport in Turbulent Stratified Flames: A Direct Numerical Simulation Study FLOW TURBULENCE AND COMBUSTION, 90 :143-187 DOI Author Url

Hesse H, Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2012. Displacement Speed Statistics for Stratified Mixture Combustion in an Igniting Turbulent Planar Jet JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR GAS TURBINES AND POWER-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 134 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2012. A PRIORI DNS MODELING OF THE TURBULENT SCALAR FLUXES FOR LOW DAMKOHLER NUMBER STRATIFIED FLAMES COMBUSTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 184 :1680-1707 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2011. Statistical Analysis of Cross Scalar Dissipation Rate Transport in Turbulent Partially Premixed Flames: A Direct Numerical Simulation Study FLOW TURBULENCE AND COMBUSTION, 87 :313-349 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2011. Alignment statistics of active and passive scalar gradients in turbulent stratified flames PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 83 DOI Author Url

Katragadda M, Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2011. Modelling of the tangential strain rate term of the Flame Surface Density transport equation in the context of Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes simulation PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMBUSTION INSTITUTE, 33 :1429-1437 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2011. Statistical Analysis of Scalar Dissipation Rate Transport in Turbulent Partially Premixed Flames: A Direct Numerical Simulation Study FLOW TURBULENCE AND COMBUSTION, 86 :1-44 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2010. A Priori Direct Numerical Simulation Assessment of Algebraic Models of Variances and Dissipation Rates in the Context of Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes Simulations for Low Damkohler Number Partially Premixed Combustion COMBUSTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 182 :960-999 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2010. The Modeling of Fuel Mass Fraction Variance Transport in Turbulent Stratified Flames: A Direct Numerical Simulation Study NUMERICAL HEAT TRANSFER PART A-APPLICATIONS, 58 :187-206 DOI Author Url

Chapters

Malkeson SP, Wacks DH, Chakraborty N. 2017. Modelling of Variance and Co-variance in Turbulent Flame–Droplet Interaction: A Direct Numerical Simulation Analysis Droplets and Sprays Applications for Combustion and Propulsion Springer 9789811074493

Conference publication

Katragadda M, Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2012. Statistical behaviour of the curvature term of the FSD transport equation in the context of RANS THMT-12. PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON TURBULENCE, HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, 7th International Symposium on Turbulence Heat and Mass Transfer (THMT) :1147-1158 DOI Author Url

Malkeson SP, Chakraborty N. 2010. Statistical Analysis of Displacement Speed in Turbulent Stratified Flames: A Direct Numerical Simulation Study COMBUSTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 22nd International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems 182 :1841-1883 DOI Author Url

Engagement & Impact

Other invited event:

IMechE (North West) Seminar, University of Central Lancashire, Presentation entitled "Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analysis - Industrial and Academic Applications". 2019

Conference presentation:

Statistical Analysis of Displacement Speed in an Open Turbulent Jet Spray Flame [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Charles Turquand d'Auzay, Umair Ahmed, Abhishek L. Pillai, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Ryoichi Kurose], International Conference on Energy for a Clean Environment, Madeira, Portugal, Oral presentation. 2019

Analysis of Fuel Mass Fraction Dissipation Rate Transport in Turbulent Flame-Droplet Interaction: A Direct Numerical Simulation Study [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Daniel H. Wacks, Lizhong Yi, Nilanjan Chakraborty], Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Brighton, UK, Oral presentation. 2016

Analysis of the co-variance of fuel mass fraction and mixture fraction in turbulent flame-droplet interaction: A Direct Numerical Simulation study [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Daniel H. Wacks, Lizhong Yi, Nilanjan Chakraborty], Joint Meeting of British, Spanish and Portuguese Combustion Institutes, Cambridge University, UK., Oral presentation. 2016

Jet Fire Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations: Validation from an Industrial & Consultancy Perspective [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Tim Jones, Robert English], International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Leeds, UK, Poster presentation. 2015

Statistical behaviour of the curvature term of the FSD transport equation in the context of RANS [Authors: Mohit Katragadda, Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], International Symposium on Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer, Palermo, Sicily, Italy, Oral presentation. 2012

A-priori DNS modelling of co-variance transport in turbulent stratified flames [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, Sardinia, Italy, Oral presentation. 2011

Numerical investigation of localised forced ignition of quiescent globally stoichiometric stratified flames [Authors: Mitul Mehta, Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, Sardinia, Italy, Oral presentation. 2011

Statistical analysis and modelling of turbulent fuel mass fraction flux in turbulent stratified flames using Direct Numerical Simulations [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reacting Systems, Irvine, California, USA, Oral presentation. 2011

A Direct Numerical Simulation study on flame surface density transport in turbulent stratified low Damköhler number flames in the context of Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes simulations [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], European Combustion Meeting, Cardiff, Wales, Poster presentation. 2011

Statistics of Cross-Scalar Dissipation Rate Based on Reaction Progress Variable and Mixture Fraction for Turbulent Stratified Flames: A DNS Study [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], International Conference on Numerical Combustion, ICNC, Corfu, Greece, Oral presentation. 2011

Statistical analysis of co-variance transport in low Damköhler number turbulent stratified flames: A DNS study [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], International Symposium on Combustion, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Poster presentation. 2010

Statistical analysis of fuel mass fraction variance transport in turbulent partiallypremixed flames: A Direct Numerical Simulation study [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], International Symposium on Combustion, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Poster presentation. 2010

Statistics of cross scalar dissipation rate in turbulent partially premixed flames: A DNS study [Authors: Nilanjan Chakraborty, Sean P. Malkeson], International Workshop on Combustion Simulation and Modelling, Imperial College, London, Oral presentation. 2009

Statistical analysis of displacement speed in partially premixed flames using DNS [Authors: Nilanjan Chakraborty, Sean P. Malkeson], 22nd International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reacting Systems, Minsk, Belarus, Oral presentation. 2009

Scalar Dissipation rate transport modelling of partially premixed flames using Direct Numerical Simulations (DNS) [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], 4th European Combustion Meeting, Vienna, Austria, Poster presentation. 2009

Analysis of Scalar Dissipation rate transport in combusting stratified charge mixtures using Direct Numerical Simulations [Authors: Sean P. Malkeson, Nilanjan Chakraborty], International Symposium on Combustion, Montreal, Canada, Poster presentation. 2008

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).