The research is carried out by the Sustainable Power Research Group within the Sir Joseph Swan Institute for Energy Research. The group's expertise include computational modelling and simulation of heat engines and energy systems, engine condition monitoring and fault diagnostics, and control engineering, all required in a multi-disciplinary project such as the design of free-piston engines.

The project leader is Professor Tony Roskilly. Contact email address:

The project coordinator and principal researcher on the project is Dr Rikard Mikalsen. Dr Mikalsen is also webmaster for these pages. Contact email address: