Associate Professor James Carson

James Carson

Associate Professor

Qualifications: B.E.(Hons), M.E. Canterbury, PhD Massey

Papers Taught

Research Interests

  • Measurement and prediction of thermal properties
  • Refrigeration. Download a free textbook: Refrigeration: Theory And Applications
  • Food engineering
  • Thermodynamics and heat and mass transfer in general

Recent Publications

  • Kaggwa, A., Carson, J. K., Atkins, M., & Walmsley, M. (2019). The effect of surfactants on viscosity and stability of activated carbon, alumina and copper oxide nanofluids. In Materials Today: Proceedings Vol. 18 (pp. 510-519). doi:10.1016/j.matpr.2019.06.240

  • Jussen, D., Sharma, S., Carson, J. K., & Pickering, K. L. (2019). Preparation and tensile properties of guar gum hydrogel films. Polymers and Polymer Composites. doi:10.1177/0967391119867560

  • Kaggwa, A., & Carson, J. K. (2019). Developments and future insights of using nanofluids for heat transfer enhancements in thermal systems: a review of recent literature. International Nano Letters, 9(4), 277-288. doi:10.1007/s40089-019-00281-x Open Access version:

  • Carson, J. K. (2018). The influence of porosity on the thermal diffusivity of foods. In M. S. Rahman, & M. Khadem (Eds.), 3rd international conference on food properties (icfp 2018). Sydney, Australia: IEOM Research Solutions Pty Ltd. Open Access version:

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Contact Details

Room: EF.3.01
Phone: +64 7 838 4206