Dr Ityona Amber
PhD in Mechanical Engineering
- Assistant Professor
- School of Engineering & Physical Sciences
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.
Solar energy, alternate and energy computational fluid dynamics