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Dr Ferdinando Guzzomi

Senior Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2522, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO23.349
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2522
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO23.349  


Ferdinando is a Lecturer in Engineering within the School of Engineering.

Current Teaching

  • ENS3105 – Mechanical Design and Development


  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering (UWA): Investigation of Damper Valve Fluid-Structure Interaction through the Application of Experimental Visualisation Techniques

Professional Associations

  • Engineers Australia
  • Society of Automotive Engineers

Research Areas and Interests

  • Mechanical Design
  • Experimental Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydraulic Vibration Dampers


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) Honours, The University of Western Australia, 2005.


Recent Research Grants

  • Conceptual development of novel suspension and steering systems for a hybrid underground haul truck,  Byrnecut Australia,  Byrnecut - Grant,  2018,  $100,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Khodaei Jalalabadi, H., Yeoh, G., Guzzomi, N., Porteiro, J., (2018), A CFD-based comparative analysis of drying in various single biomass particles. Applied Thermal Engineering, 128(2018), 1062-1073, Oxford, United Kingdom, Pergamon Press, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.09.070.
  • Khodaei Jalalabadi, H., Guzzomi, N., Yeoh, G., Regueiro, A., Patino, D., (2017), An experimental study into the effect of air staging distribution and position on emissions in a laboratory scale biomass combustor. Energy, 118(2017), 1243-1255, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., (2017), Flow field and thermal behaviour in swirling and non-swirling turbulent impinging jets. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 114(April 2017), 241-256, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2016.12.013.
  • Khodaei Jalalabadi, H., Guzzomi, N., Patino, D., Rashidian, B., Yeoh, G., (2017), Air Staging strategies in biomass combustion-gaseous and particulate emission reduction potentials. Fuel Processing Technology, 157(March 2017), 29-41, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier BV, DOI: 10.1016/j.fuproc.2016.11.007.
  • Rashidian, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Yeoh, G., Patino, D., Guzzomi, N., (2017), Methodologies for processing fixed bed combustor data. Combustion Science and Technology, 189(1), 79-102, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/00102202.2016.1193497.
  • Ayres, T., Hayward, K., Guzzomi, N., (2017), Design of a Custom FSAE Engine. SAE-A Vehicle Technology Engineer, 3(1), 15, Werribee, Victoria, The Society of Automotive Engineers-Australasia.
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., (2016), Corrections of dual-wire CTA data in turbulent swirling and non-swirling jets. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 70(January 2016), 166-175, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.09.007.
  • Rashidian, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Patino, D., Guzzomi, N., Yeoh, G., (2016), Effect of freeboard deflectors in the fixed bed combustion of biomass. Applied Thermal Engineering, 103(25 June), 543-552, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.04.140.
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., (2016), Heat transfer characteristics of swirling and non-swirling impinging turbulent jets. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 102(November), 991-1003, Pergamon Press, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.06.037.
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., (2015), Impingement pressure characteristics of swirling and non-swirling turbulent jets. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 68(2015), 722-732, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.07.017.
  • Rashidian, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Yeoh, G., Guzzomi, N., (2015), Effect of freeboard deflectors on the temperature distribution in packed beds. Applied Thermal Engineering, 89(2015), 134-143, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.05.045.
  • Khodaei Jalalabadi, H., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., Yeoh, G., (2015), An overview of processes and considerations in the modelling of fixed-bed biomass combustion. Energy, 88(2015), 946-972, London, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Thermal Conversion In Biomass: Single Particle Drying And Packed-bed Combustion

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Deflector Effects In Fixed Bed (biomass) Combustors And Non-combusting Packed Beds
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Experimental And Numerical Study Of Surface Interactions In Turbulent Swirling Jets
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