Staff & Qualifications

John Zink Hamworthy Combustion has assembled an remarkable team of research engineers – many of whom hold advanced degrees from prestigious universities. Our R&D staff comprises expert engineers experienced in virtually every aspect of combustion. Areas of expertise include the following:

  • Industrial combustion and heat transfer
  • CFD modeling (numerical simulation of turbulent reactive flows)
  • Flare technology
  • Process burner development
  • Fluid dynamics and mechanics
  • Atomization and sprays
  • Laser diagnostics
  • Boiler burner technology
  • Combustion processes and instability
  • Dynamics modeling
  • Noise control
  • Performance testing of low-NOx technology applications
  • Thermodynamics and experimental methods
  • Compressible fluid mechanics
  • Incineration technology
  • Stack plume opacity control
  • Fire tube boiler burners
  • Refinery processes
  • Operations and reliability of fired heaters
  • Thermal oxidizer systems
  • Energy transfer and numerical methods
  • Fluidized bed coal combustion and pryolysis
  • Biomass combustion
  • Combustion in infrared radiant heaters
  • Chemical kinetics

Contact a John Zink Hamworthy Combustion research representative for additional information.