• Prof John Oakey – ‘Advanced materials for future gas turbine applications’

  • Authors: Prof John Oakey
  • Publication date:

    September 2018


Professor Oakey has over 30 years experience in energy industries and has been progressing his career at Cranfield University since 1998. Prior to this, he was a senior Branch Manager in British Coal’s Coal Technology Development Division (CTDD), leading a range of clean coal technology research programmes. With this research background in energy technologies, in particular materials and process troubleshooting, he has been at the forefront of many of the UK’s clean coal projects in recent years. Since 1998, he has also been involved in technology transfer projects with China on gas cleaning, underground coal gasification and biomass co-firing.