About Dr Suen
Dr William Suen is a Senior Lecturer and the Graduate Tutor (Research) of Mechanical Engineering Department. He received his BSc (Eng), MSc and PhD degrees from King’s College London. He is a chartered engineer and a member of IMechE, ASHRAE and IoR (UK). William is a member of the department’s Energy and Environment Research Group, specialising in refrigeration and air conditioning research. He has served on both organising and advisory committees of various international conferences. He is currently on the Papers and Publications Committee of the Institute of Refrigeration, UK. He has also performed research work in the fields of heat, mass and energy transfers in various application domains such as building service engineering, automobile and the maritime environment.
In recent years Dr Suen’s research effort has been focusing on development and applications, concerning in particular the safety aspects, of hydrocarbon refrigerants. Other activities within the refrigeration and air conditioning research group include development of improved design methodologies for both conventional vapour compression systems and unconventional heating/cooling systems, refrigerant retrofit analysis, development of Fault Detection and Diagnostic approach, etc.