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Subject Areas: Engineering, Energy and Sustainability
Nilla Karlsen-Davies works in the Centre for Waste Management at the University of Central Lancashire as a Project Officer. Her role is to provide support on projects within the Centre and assist in the delivery of the ERDF Eco-Innovation Cumbria project. This includes working with businesses in Cumbria to improve their business and environmental performance through R&D of eco-innovative technologies, products and services by facilitating access to academic support and coordination of student internships.
Nilla’s research interests include renewable energy & sustainability, life cycle analysis, energy efficiency and computational fluid dynamics. She is currently completing her PhD research on factors affecting the performance and reliability of regenerative pumps. She has previously been involved in feasibility studies carried out by small to large businesses on renewable technology, sustainability and energy efficiency and has experience in design, development, manufacturing, deployment and testing.
13th European Fluid Machinery Congress, The Hague, Netherlands, October 2016. Computational analysis of the effects of manufacturing tolerances on the performance of a regenerative liquid ring pump
High Performance Computing-Based Computational Fluid Dynamics for Offshore Renewable Energy Workshop, Lancaster University, UK, April 2016. Life cycle assessment of a regenerative liquid ring pump using CFD coupled with HPC
Faculty of Science & Technology Christmas Conference, Lancaster University, UK, December 2015. Life cycle assessment of a regenerative liquid ring pump
12th European Fluid Machinery Congress, Edinburgh, UK, October 2014. Review and state of the art of regenerative liquid ring pumps
The Eco-innovation project aims to support SMEs to improve their efficiency, grow capacity and develop new solutions for industry. A range of short to long term interventions are being developed. The project brings together expertise from the University of Central Lancashire, Cumbria University and Lancaster University.