Energy: Hephaestus to Harmonisation - Professor Athanasios (Thanos) Tsolakis' Inaugural Lecture

Thursday 22 March 2018, 17:30 - 18:45
Lecture Theatre G29, Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building (Y3 on campus map [PDF])

Join Professor Athanasios Tsolakis on an adventurous expedition, from ancient Greece and Hephaestus, the Greek god of fire and metalworking, to the 21st century, thermodynamics, energy and transportation.

Professor Tsolakis' Inaugural Lecture will take a trip through thermodynamics, a branch of science concerned with the study of heat, energy and work. He will discuss how innovations in fuel and catalytic technologies are helping to power the next generation of clean transportation. Along the way, he will talk about sports, Greece and fictional characters. 

Athanasios Tsolakis is Professor of Thermodynamics and Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer for the School of Engineering. He is the author of over 150 research articles in the areas of fuels and fuel treatments, low carbon and carbon free energy carriers, combustion and vehicle emissions control technologies.  

Follow the link below to find out more about Professor Tsolakis' research activities on the Birmingham Research Portal:

Athanasios Tsolakis

Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be served at the event. Alcoholic drinks will be served only to those who are aged 18 or over.

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