Dr Ityona Amber

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Role
Assistant Professor
Section
School of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Email
Address
S1-06
Ityona Amber
Biography

Dr Amber is currently an assistant professor in the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Heriot-Watt University, Dubai. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and an MSc in energy from Heriot-Watt University, and a BEng from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria. 

His research interests lie in the area of computational fluid dynamics modelling and solar thermal energy engineering (efficient solar thermal energy capture, conversion and storage). His current research projects focus on experimental and optical-thermal modelling of PVT and bifacial solar PV systems. 

Dr Amber teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in mechanical engineering, energy CFD and advanced renewable energy engineering systems.

Research

Solar energy, alternate and energy computational fluid dynamics