Bengt Johansson, Ph. D.


Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests

Professor Johansson’s research area is combustion in internal combustion engines. He has a special interest in low temperature combustion, like homogeneous charge compression ignition, HCCI and partially premixed combustion, PPC. He also has an interest in high efficiency thermodynamics.

Selected Publications

  • Computational study of stratified combustion in optical diesel engine
    M. Jaasim, F.E. Hernández Pérez, S. Vedharaj, R. Vallinayagam, B. Johansson, H.G. Im
    SAE Technical Paper, 0148-7191, (2017)
  • Demonstrating the Multi Fuel Capability of a Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine with Variable Compressi...
    M. Christensen, A. Hultqvist B.and Johansson
    SAE Technical Paper 1999-01-3679, 1999, doi:10.4271/1999-01-3679, (1999)
  • Supercharged Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) with Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Pilot Fuel
    M. Christensen and B. Johansson
    SAE Technical Paper 2000-01-1835, 2000, doi:10.4271/2000-01-1835, (2000)
  • Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Using Isooctane, Ethanol and Natural Gas - A Comparison with Spark I...
    M. Christensen, B. Johansson, P. Einewall
    SAE Technical Paper 972874, 1997, doi:10.4271/972874, (1997)
  • A Multi-Zone Model for Prediction of HCCI Combustion and Emissions
    S. Aceves, D. Flowers, C. Westbrook, J. Smith
    SAE Technical Paper 2000-01-0327, 2000, doi:10.4271/2000-01-0327, (2000)
  • HCCI Closed-Loop Combustion Control Using Fast Thermal Management
    G. Haraldsson, P. Tunestål, B. Johansson, J. Hyvönen
    SAE Technical Paper 2004-01-0943, doi:10.4271/2004-01-0943, (2004)
  • Partially Premixed Combustion at High Load using Gasoline and Ethanol, a Comparison with Diesel
    V. Manente, B. Johansson, P. Tunestal
    SAE Technical Paper 2009-01-0944, doi:10.4271/2009-01-0944, (2009)
  • Hydrogen Addition For Improved Lean Burn Capability of Slow and Fast Burning Natural Gas Combustion Chambers
    P. Tunestål, M. Christensen, P. Einewall, T. Andersson et al.
    SAE Technical Paper 2002-01-2686, doi:10.4271/2002-01-2686, (2002)
  • Investigation of the Early Flame Development in Spark Assisted HCCI Combustion Using High Speed Chemiluminescence I...
    H. Persson, A. Hultqvist, B. Johansson, A. Remón
    SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-0212, doi:10.4271/2007-01-0212., (2007)
  • Characterization of Partially Premixed Combustion
    C. Noehre, M. Andersson, B. Johansson, A. Hultqvist
    SAE Technical Paper 2006-01-3412, doi:10.4271/2006-01-3412, (2006) 


  • Ph.D. Lund University 1995
  • M.Sc. Lund University 1988

Research Interests Keywords

homogeneous charge compression ignition HCCI and partially premixed combustion PPC high efficiency thermodynamics