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Deputy Academic Director

Professor Sam Akehurst

Sam is a Professor of Advanced Powertrain Systems and Deputy Academic Director of the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems. He leads research projects on future thermal propulsion and hybrid powertrains with a range of industry and academic partners. Sam is also currently PI on an EPSRC Prosperity Partnership Programme with Jaguar Land Rover and CI on the EPSRC funded CDT in Advanced Propulsion Systems.