Dr Volkov is a senior lecturer in Thermo fluids at the Kingston University (London, UK). He holds a PhD in fluid mechanics. After completing his PhD, Dr Volkov worked at the Baltic State Technical University (Russia), University of Central Lancashire (UK), University of Surrey (UK). His areas of expertise cover multidisciplinary areas: from design and optimisation of energy systems to fundamental problems focused on modelling and simulation of turbulent multi-phase flows. He is the Chartered Engineer and member of Institute of Physics, Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Combustion Institute. He is author of more than 120 scientific papers and member of editorial board and scientific committee of a number of journals and conferences.