Alastair has significant experience modelling building energy, air handling systems, and appliance systems such as water heaters, PV systems and batteries. Alastair excels at creating efficient engineering tools thanks to his exceptional mastery of TRNSYS and EXCEL software. He has expertise in mechanical engineering sciences including finite element analysis, computational fluids dynamics and transient system analysis. Alastair’s research on "Modelling Viscous Fingering During Reinjection in Geothermal Reservoirs" was published at the World Geothermal Congress in Melbourne in April 2015.
2015: Joined EnergyAE as Engineering Consultant
2014-2015: Master of Engineering – Mechanical Engineering, University of Canterbury
2013: Research Assistant at DARC Technologies, University of Canterbury
2012: Student Process Engineer at Plant and Platform Consultants Ltd.
2011: Fabrication Internship at Kernohan Engineering Ltd.
2010-2013: Bachelor of Engineering – Engineering Science (BE (Hons) – First Class Honours), University of Auckland
Alastair McDowell, SJ ZARROUK, Modelling Viscous Fingering During Reinjection in Geothermal Reservoirs, Proceedings World Geothermal Congress April 25, 2015
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Student Member, the Australian Institute for Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating (AIRAH)
Cecil Segedin Scholarship, Department of Engineering Science