SusTEM2017 presentation slides

Keynote 1: The future of renewable heating by Dave Pearson, Director of Star Renewable Energy, UK

Keynote 2: Energy efficiency in industry in the Strategic Energy Technology (SET) plan – R&D opportunities and challenges by Petter Egil Røkke, Research Director of SINTEF Energy Research, Norway

Keynote 3: Building sustainability by Alistair Guthrie, Arup Fellow and the former Design Leader of Global Sustainable Buildings, UK

Keynote 4: Policy and economic challenges related to the energy transition by Adel El Gammal, Secretary General of The European Energy Research Alliance (EERA), Belgium

Keynote 5: Innovative options for efficient use of heat in industry by Kees Biesheuvel, Technology Innovation Manager Engineering Solutions of Dow Benelux B.V. and Cluster Director of the ISPT Innovation Cluster: Utilities and Optimal Use of Heat, the Netherlands



Session 1 Track 1:  Industrial Waste Heat Utilisation I

Recovering cold energy and waste heat in a LNG power generation system by a thermoacoustic Stirling power generator by Dr Kai Wang (Singapore)

High-efficiency industrial waste-heat recovery through computer-aided integrated working-fluid and ORC system optimisation by Dr Martin White (UK)

Techno-economic analysis of the Sailing Heat concept by Dr Robert de Boer (Netherlands)

A chemisorption power generation cycle with multi-stage expansion driven by low grade heat by Dr Zhiwei Ma (UK)


Session 1 Track 2:  Industrial Applications 

Optimal design of hybrid RO/AD desalination plants: A solution for irrigation and drinking by Dr Yaodong Wang (UK)

Improvement of waste heat regeneration on an industrial textile dryer: redesign of heat exchangers network and components by Dr Daniele Fiaschi (Italy) 

Latent heat recovery in drying of milk powder using liquid sorption by Dr Michel van der Pal (Netherlands)

Syngas generation through pyrolysis of biomass by Dr Abdullah Malik (UK)


Session 1 Track 3:  Thermal Networks 

Diagnostic information system dynamics in the evaluation of machine learning algorithms for the supervision of energy efficiency of district heating-supplied buildings by Dr Sebastian Kiluk (Poland)

4th generation district heating solutions – the enabler for integrating low temperature energy sources into a community heating system – examples of successful applications by Dr Christian Engel (Netherlands)

Application cases and economic benefits of thermo-chemical networks by Dr Mohammad Royapoor (UK)

Review of urban energy transition in the Netherlands and the role of smart energy management by Mr Richard van Leeuwen (Netherlands)



Session 2 Track 1:  Industrial Waste Heat Utilisation II

Thermal power fluctuations in waste heat to power systems: an overview on current and innovative solutions by Dr Fabio Dal Magro (Singapore) 

Heat transfer analysis of a pipe-embedded glass envelope utilising ground-source water for direct heating by Mr Chong Shen (China)

Principle investigation on advanced absorption power generation cycles by Dr Zhiwei Ma (UK)

Four-stage looped thermoacoustic Stirling power generator for low temperature waste heat by Dr Kai Wang (Singapore)


Session 2 Track 2:  Renewable Heating and Cooling Systems

Hybrid photovoltaic-thermal solar systems for combined heating, cooling and power provision in the urban environment by Dr Alba Ramos (UK)

Effects of surface temperature on solar PV performance and cooled panel for efficiency optimisation by Professor Zhijun Peng (UK)

Energy analysis of alternative CO2 refrigeration system configurations for retail food applications by Dr Konstantinos Tsamos (UK)

Environmental impacts of temperature controlled food distribution by Miss Ashika Rai (UK)


Session 2 Track 3:  Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP)

Industrial decarbonisation of the pulp and paper sector: A UK perspective by Professor Geoffrey Hammond (UK) 

Achieving transitions in UK energy and material use: Public deliberations of a low material future by Professor Nicholas Pidgeon (UK)

Invisible Energy Policy – Analysis of the link between consumption and energy demand by Professor John Barrett (UK)

Industrial energy demand and carbon emissions reduction in the UK: Challenges, insights and opportunities by Professor Geoffrey Hammond (UK)  



Session3 Track 1:  Control, Modelling and Optimisation

Development of free-cooling detection procedures to support energy intelligence actions within telecommunication environments by Dr Marco Sorrentino (Italy)

1-D transient numerical modelling of counter-current two-phase stratified flow inside a medium temperature solar linear collector by Professor Antonio Lecuona (Spain)

Numerical investigation of the effects of a side-‎branched Helmholtz resonator on a looped-tube travelling wave thermoacoustic engine by Dr Zhibin Yu (UK) 

Simulation and implementation of heat load shifting in a low carbon dwelling by Dr Nick Kelly (UK)


Session 3 Track 2:  Building Energy Performance I

Computational study of the energy savings of a high-rise residential building retrofitted to Passive House by Professor Huilan Huang (China)

Evaluating the role of building thermal inertia for the provision of decentralised demand-side primary electrical frequency regulation services by Mr Sean Williams (UK)

Impact of solar energy on the energy balance of a low energy building by Professor Dorota Chwieduk (Poland)

The energy and indoor environmental performance of super-insulated dwellings – A fabric optimisation case study in the UK by Dr Yaodong Wang (UK)


Session 3 Track 3:  Energy Storage I

Lumped analysis of thermodynamic loss mechanisms of high-efficiency reciprocating-piston compressors and expanders for energy-conversion or energy-storage applications by Dr Paul Sapin (UK)

Study on performance of a solar collector with heat collection and storage by Professor Gang Li (China)

Study on solidification process of sodium acetate trihydrate for seasonal solar thermal energy storage by Dr Zhiwei Ma (UK)

Design and experimental investigation of a high power segmented zeolite 13X/water sorption energy storage system by Mr Rens van Alebeek (Netherlands)



Session 4 Track 1:  Heat Pumps and Heat Pipes

Evolution of compact sorption generators for ammonia - active carbon heat pumps by Professor Robert Critoph (UK)

Boosting the share of renewable energy by optimized scheduling of the heat pump using thermal mass of the building by Mr Ajit Toradmal (Germany)

A bottom-up approach for determining the European industrial heat pump potential by Dr Andrew Marina (Netherlands) 


Session 4 Track 2:  Building Energy Performance II

Introducing innovative performance metrics for high-level monitoring and diagnosis of telecommunication sites by Professor Gianfranco Rizzo (Italy)

Investigation on heating and cooling operation status of a thermally activated building system (TABS) using night-time electricity in Ewha campus complex (ECC) by Professor Jae-Han Lim (South Korea)

An evaluation of fabric insulation and exposed thermal mass to maximise adaptive thermal comfort by Dr Mohammad Royapoor (UK)


Session 4 Track 3:  Energy Storage II

Domestic thermal storage requirements for heat demand flexibility by Dr Andrew Cowie (UK)

How does MgSO4 impregnation and Mg2+ ion exchange impact the energy storage characteristics of 13x molecular sieves for use in domestic thermochemical energy storage? by Mr Daniel Mahon (UK)

Model-based energy performance assessment of the world largest underground seasonal thermal energy storage in a pilot district heating system in Chifeng City by Mr Luyi Xu (Netherlands)