ABOUT ME

I joined Northumbria University in September 2013 after serving at Curtin University in Malaysia as a Senior Lecturer and a Head of Mechanical Engineering department. I also worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Leeds in the UK, Okayama University in Japan, and Chonnam National University in South Korea. In addition, I have spent 5 years of my career working for automotive industry as an engineer and manager. During my academic career I have obtained a few awards and fellowships such as Global scholarship for PhD studies, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral research fellowship, and the Postdoctoral research fellowship under the award of Technology Strategy Board. I was also awarded the Felix Weinberg Prize for best research paper presentation at the Forum for Research Students and Early Career Researchers organized by the Institute of Physics.

Okayama Castle, Okayama, Japan

Ulugbek Azimov

Miri, Malaysia

Ulugbek Azimov
Ulugbek Azimov

Cherry Blossom in Korea

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EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Internal Combustion Engines

2005 - 2009

Chonnam National University, South Korea

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Abnormal Combustion

Flow Laser Diagnostics

Computational Fluid Dynamics

1999 - 2001

Texas A&M University, USA

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Renewable Energy

Renewable Fuels

Waste-to-Energy

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy, since 2014 

  • EPSRC Associate College Member, since 2020

  • Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), since 2001

  • Member of Korean Society of Automotive Engineers (KSAE), since 2009