Dr Jason Stafford BEng, PhD

Dr Jason Stafford

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Lecturer

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Jason Stafford is a Lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Jason has published over 30 articles in scientific journals and is co-inventor on 16 patents. His research fields include thermofluids, and the production and processing of two-dimensional nanomaterials (such as graphene). He has received major grants from Horizon 2020, the EU’s Research and Innovation programme, including a Marie Curie individual fellowship.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Thermofluids, University of Limerick, Ireland, 2011
  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland, 2007

Postgraduate supervision

Thermofluids, Fluid dynamics, 2D nanomaterials.

Other activities

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Imperial College London, UK
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Imperial College London, 2017-2019
  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member of the American Physical Society (APS)

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Stafford, J, Matar, O & Petit, C 2019, 'Producing graphene at scale' The Chemical Engineer, vol. 930, no. 31.

Stafford, J, Patapas, A, Uzo, N, Matar, O & Petit, C 2018, 'Towards scale-up of graphene production via nonoxidizing liquid exfoliation methods', AIChE Journal, vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 3246-3246. https://doi.org/10.1002/aic.16174

Sexton, A, Punch, J, Stafford, J & Jeffers, N 2018, 'The thermal and hydrodynamic behaviour of confined, normally impinging laminar slot jets', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 123, pp. 40-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.02.083

Sexton, A, Punch, J, Stafford, J & Jeffers, N 2017, 'Passive control and enhancement of low reynolds number slot jets through the use of tabs and chevrons', Journal of Heat Transfer, vol. 140, no. 3, 032201. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4037786

Stafford, J & Jeffers, N 2017, 'Aerodynamic performance of a vibrating piezoelectric blade under varied operational and confinement states', IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 751-761. https://doi.org/10.1109/tcpmt.2017.2666879

Agarwal, A, Nolan, K, Stafford, J & Jeffers, N 2017, 'Visualization of three-dimensional structures shed by an oscillating beam', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 70, pp. 450-463. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2017.02.013

Waddell, A, Punch, J, Stafford, J & Jeffers, N 2016, 'The hydrodynamic and heat transfer behavior downstream of a channel obstruction in the laminar flow regime', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 101, pp. 1042-1052. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.05.117

Waddell, A, Punch, J, Stafford, J & Jeffers, N 2016, 'The characterization of a low-profile channel–confined jet for targeted hot-spot cooling in microfluidic applications', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 101, pp. 620-628. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.04.108

Stafford, J 2016, 'Principle-based design of distributed multiphase segmented flow', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 100, pp. 508-521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.04.037

Patent

Stafford, J, Matar, O & Petit, C Jul. 31 2017, Fluidic Exfoliation, Patent No. WO2019025784.

Stafford, J, King, P & Cunningham, G 2018, A Method for Fabricating an Apparatus Comprising at least one Microfluidic Channel a and an Apparatus Comprising a Microfluidic Channel, Patent No. WO2018134420.

Stafford, J & Jeffers, N 2018, A Heat Transfer Structure, Patent No. EP3301391.

Jeffers, N, Stafford, J & Donnelly, B 2017, A Fluidic Pump (2), Patent No. WO2017108628.

Donnelly, B, Jeffers, N, Stafford, J & Farrelly, R 2016, An Apparatus and Method with Self-Assembling Metal Microchannels, Patent No. WO2016207719.

Nolan, K, Jeffers, N, Stafford, J & Donnelly, B 2016, A Heat Transfer Method and Device, Patent No. EP3096352.

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