Dissemination: the team publishes in top-tier journals and aims to extend its research outreach through conferences participation 

Activity: our work is shared amongst peers and likely minded colleagues through seminars, workshops and lectures

HIGHLIGHTS

Best Paper Award at ECOS 2017

  • A. Tafone, F. Dal Magro, A. Romagnoli, "Energetic, Economic and Environmental Analysis of an Integrated Waste-to-Energy Cryogenic Air Separation plant", ECOS Conference, San Diego, California, USA, 2017

 

JOURNALS

2020 (under review) 

  1. R. Rigo-Mariani, C. Zhang, A. Romagnoli, M. Kraft, K. Voon ling, J. Maciejowski, “A combined cycle gas turbine model for heat and power dispatch subject to grid constraints”, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy – In press #

  2. S. Mazzoni**, J.Y. Sze, S. Ooi, B. Nastasi, A. Romagnoli, “Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage Systems as an option for District Cooling in mixed-used Building Micro-Grids”, # ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT – Under review

  3. S. Mazzoni**, S. Ooi, B. Nastasi, A. Romagnoli, “Application of Electrochemical Energy Storage technologies as key parameters for optimal dispatch in Microgrid”, # APPLIED ENERGY – Under review

  4. J.O. Khor*, Y. Li, J.Y. Sze, A. Romagnoli, “Packed bed regenerators using phase change materials: overcharging and possible solutions”, # RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS – Under review

  5. A. Tafone, Y. Ding, Y. Li, X. Chunping, A. Romagnoli, “Levelised Cost of Storage analysis of Liquid Air Energy Storage system integrated with Organic Rankine Cycle”, # APPLIED ENERGY – Under review

  6. E. Borri, A. Tafone, A. Romagnoli, G. Comodi, “A review on Liquid Air Energy Storage: histry, actual state of the art and recent development”,  RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS – Under review

2019

  1.  A. Tafone*, E. Borri, G. Comodi, A. Romagnoli, “New parametric performance maps for a novel sizing and selection methodology of a Liquid Air Energy Storage System”, Applied Energy,  Vol. 250, pp. 1641-1656, 2019 #           

  2. H. Xu*, W.Y. Lin, F. Dal Magro, T. Li, X. Py, A. Romagnoli, “Towards higher energy efficiency in future waste-to-energy plants with novel latent heat storage-based thermal buffer system” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 112, pp.324-337, 2019 #

  3. J. Dongxu**, W. Zhongbao, J. Pou, S. Mazzoni, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “Geometry optimization of thermoelectric modules: Simulation and experimental study”, Energy Conversion and Management, pp.236-243, 2019 #

  4. W.Y. Lin**, T. Li, L. Akasyah, J.W.M., Lim, H. Xu, X. Py, R.S. Rawat, A. Romagnoli, “Comparison of sintering condition and radio frequency plasma discharge on the conversion of coal/biomass fly ash into high-temperature thermal energy storage material”, Energy Conversion and Management, pp. 180-187, 2019 #

  5. M. Jimenez-Arreola*, C. Wieland, A. Romagnoli, “Direct vs indirect evaporation in Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems: A comparison of the dynamic behavior for waste heat recovery of engine exhaust”, Applied Energy, pp.439-452, 2019 #

  6. R. Pal Singh*, H. Xu, S.C. Kaushik, D. Rakshit, A. Romagnoli, “Effective utilization of natural convection via novel fin design & influence of enhanced viscosity due to carbon nano-particles in a solar cooling thermal storage system”, Solar Energy, pp.105-119, 2019 #

  7. R. Pal Singh*, H. Xu, S.C. Kaushik, D. Rakshit, A. Romagnoli, “Charging performance evaluation of finned conical thermal storage system packed with nano enhanced phase change material”, Applied Thermal Engineering, pp.176-190, 2019 #

  8. Q. Yu, A. Romagnoli, R. Yang, D. Xie, C. Lie, Y. Ding, Y. Li, “Numerical study on exergy performances of a microencapsulated phase change material slurry based photovoltaic/thermal module”, Energy Conversion and Management, pp.708-720, 2019 #

  9. S. Mazzoni**, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “A boil-off gas utilization for improved performance of heavy duty gas turbines in combined cycle”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 233(1), pp.96-110, 2019

  10. C. Mu**, J.Y. Sze, X. Chen, A. Romagnoli, “Effect of two-dimensional graphene oxide on the phase change stability of carbon nanotubes and their application for thermal energy storage”, Journal of Nanoparticles Research, 21(2), 26, 2019

  11. C. Avola, C. Copeland, A. Romagnoli, R. Burke, P. Dimitriou,” Attempt to correlate simulations and measurements of turbine performance under pulsating flows for automotive turbochargers”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 233(2), pp.174-187, 2019

  12. R. Pili, A. Romagnoli, M. Jimenez-Arreola, H. Spliethoff, H., C. Wieland, “Simulation of Organic rankine Cycle – Quasi-steady state vs dynamic approach for optimal economic performance”, Energy, Vol. 167, pp. 619-640, 2019 #

  13. A.A. Ahmad Zahidin, A.M.I. Mamat, A. Romagnoli,“ Computational performance of a-100 kW low pressure turbine to recover gas turbine exhaust energy”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences, 13(2), pp.4777-4793, 2019

  14. A.E. Teo, M.S. Chiong, M. Yang, A. Romagnoli, R.F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, "Performance evaluation of a low-pressure turbine, Turbocompounding and Air-Brayton Cycle as engine waste heat recovery method", Energy, Vol. 166, pp. 895-907, 2019 # 

  15. Y. Xue, M. Yang, R.F. Martinez-Botas, A. Romagnoli, K. Deng, "Loss analysis of a mixed-flow turbine with nozzled twin-entry volute at different admissions", Energy, Vol. 116, pp. 775-788, 2019 #            

2018

  1. M. Jimenez-Arreola*, R. Pili, F. al Magro, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “Thermal power fluctuations in waste heat to power systems: an overview on the challenges and current solutions”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING, Vol.134, pp. 576-584, 2018 (Impact factor 3.771, Q1, rank: 8/59 in Thermodynamics)

  2. M. Jimenez-Arreola*, R. Pili, C. Wieland, A. Romagnoli, “Analysis and comparison of dynamic behaviour of heat exchangers for direct evaporation in ORC waste heat recovery applications from fluctuating sources”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol. 216, pp. 724 – 740, 2018 (Impact factor 7.900, Q1, rank: 8/97 in Energy & Fuels)

  3. C. Zhang*, L. Cao, A. Romagnoli, “On the feature engineering of building energy data mining”, JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND SOCIETY, Vol. 39, pp. 508-518, 2018 (Impact factor 3.073, Q1, rank: 12/62 in Construction & Building Technology)

  4. F. Cola*, J. Hey, A. Romagnoli, “Characterization of the droplet formation phase for the H2O-LiBr absorber: an analytical and experimental analysis”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol. 222, pp. 885-897, 2018  (Impact factor 7.900, Q1, rank: 8/97 in Energy & Fuels)

  5. H.X. Xu*, N. Sadiki, F. Dal Magro, J.M. Mancaux, X. Py, A. Romagnoli, “Compatibility study between Aluminium alloys and alternative recycled ceramics for Thermal Energy Storage applications”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol. 220, pp. 94-105, 2018 (Impact factor 7.900, Q1, rank: 8/97 in Energy & Fuels)

  6. J.O. Khor*, F. Dal Magro, T. Gundersen, A. Romagnoli, “Recovery of cold energy from liquefied natural gas regasification: applications beyond power cycles”, ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, Vol. 174, pp. 336-355, 2018 (Impact factor 6.377, Q1, rank: 11/97 in Energy & Fuels)

  7. Q. Tu, A. Romagnoli, B. Al-Duri, D. Xie, Y. Ding, Y. Li, “Heat storage performance analysis and parameter design for encapsulated phase change materials”, ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT,  Vol.157, pp. 619-630, 2018 (Impact factor 6.377, Q1, rank: 11/97 in Energy & Fuels)

  8. F. Dal Magro, X. Haoxin, G. Nardin, A. Romagnoli, “Application of high temperature phase change materials for improved efficiency in waste-to-energy plants”, WASTE MANAGEMENT, Vol. 73, pp. 322-331, 2018 (Impact factor 4.723, Q1, rank: 9/50 in Engineering, Environmental)

  9. F. Cola*, A. Romagnoli, J. Hey, “Experimental study on the droplet formation around pins of different geometry for the design of a compact falling-droplet absorber”, HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, pp. 1-18, 2018  (Impact factor 1.494, Q3, rank: 32/59 in Thermodynamics)

  10. S. Mazzoni*, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “A boil-off gas utilization for improved performance of heavy duty gas turbines in combined cycle”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, PART A: JOURNAL OF POWER AND ENERGY, pp. 1-15, 2018 (Impact factor 1.022, Q4, rank: 98/128 in Engineering, Mechanical) 

  11. A. Tafone, F. Dal Magro, A. Romagnoli*, "Integrating an Oxygen Enriched Waste to Energy plant with Cryogenic Engines and Air Separation Unit: Technical, Economic and Environmental analysis", JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, ACCEPTED, 2018 (Impact factor 7.900, Q1, rank: 8/97 in Energy & Fuels) 

  12. A. Tafone, E. Borri, G. Comodi, A. Romagnoli*, "Liquid Air Energy Storage Performance Enhancements by means of Organic Rankine Cycle and Absorption Chiller", JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol. 228, pp. 1810-1821, 2018 (Impact factor 7.900, Q1, rank: 8/97 in Energy & Fuels) 

  13. J. Dongxu, W. Zhongbao, S. Mazzoni, M. Mengarelli, S. Rajoo, J. Zhao, J. Pou, A. Romagnoli, “Thermoelectric generation for waste heat recovery: application of a system level design optimization approach via Taguchi method”, ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT Vol. 172, pp. 507-516, 2018 (Impact factor 6.377, Q1, rank: 11/97 in Energy & Fuels)

 

2017

  1. D.F. Dominkovic, K.A.B.A. Rashid, A. Romagnoli, A.S. Pedersen, K.C. Leong, G. Krajacic, N. Duic, “Potential of district cooling in hot and humid climates”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol.208, pp. 49-61, 2017 (Impact factor 7.182, Q1, rank: 4/135 in Engineering, Chemical)

  2. F. Dal Magro*, M. Jimenez-Arreola, A. Romagnoli, “Improving energy recovery efficiency by retrofitting a PCM-based technology to an ORC system operating under thermal power fluctuations”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol.208, pp. 972-985, 2017 (Impact factor 7.182, Q1, rank: 4/135 in Engineering, Chemical)

  3. A. Romagnoli, A. Manivannan, S. Rajoo, M.S. Chiong, A. Feneley, A. Pesiridis, R.F. Martinez-Botas, “A review of heat transfer in turbochargers”, RENEWABLE & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REVIEWS, Vol.79, pp.1442-1460, 2017  (Impact factor 8.05, Q1, rank: 2/31 in Green & Sustainable Science & Technology)

  4. R. Pili, A. Romagnoli, K. Kamossa, A. Schuster, H. Spliethoff, C. Wieland, “Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC) for mobile applications - Economic feasibility in different transportation sectors”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol.204, pp. 1188-1197, 2017 (Impact factor 7.182, Q1, rank: 4/135 in Engineering, Chemical)

  5. C. Zhang*, A. Romagnoli, L. Zhou, M. Kraft, “Knowledge management of eco-industrial park for efficient energy utilization through ontology-based approach”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol.204, pp. 1412-1421, 2017 (Impact factor 7.182, Q1, rank: 4/135 in Engineering, Chemical)

  6. K. Paramasivam*, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, W.J. Yahya, “Tonal noise prediction in a small high speed centrifugal fan and experimental validation”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ACOUSTICS, Vol.125,  pp. 59-70, 2017 (Impact factor 1.921, Q2, rank: 10/131 in Acoustics)

  7. C. Zhang*, A. Romagnoli, J.Y. Kim, A.A.M. Azli, S. Rajoo, A. Lindsay, “Implementation of industrial waste heat to power in Southeast Asia: an outlook from the perspective of market potentials, opportunities and success catalysts”, ENERGY POLICY, Vol.106, pp. 525-535, 2017 (Impact factor 4.14, Q1, rank: 19/92 in Energy & Fuels)

  8. E. Borri, A. Tafone, A. Romagnoli, G. Comodi, “A preliminary study on the optimal configuration and operating range of a "microgrid scale" air liquefaction plant for Liquid Air Energy Storage”, ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT,  Vol.143, pp. 275-285, 2017 (Impact factor 5.589, Q1, rank: 10/92 in Energy & Fuels)

  9. D.X. Ji*, K.J. Tseng, Z.B. Wei, Y. Zheng, A. Romagnoli, “A Simulation Study on a Thermoelectric Generator for Waste Heat Recovery from a Marine Engine”, JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, Vol. 46, Issue 5, pp. 2908-2914, 2017 (Impact factor 1.579, Q3, rank: 141/262 in Engineering, Electrical & Electronic)

  10. A. Romagnoli, G. Vorraro, S. Rajoo, C. Copeland, R. F. Martinez-Botas, “Characterization of a supercharger as boosting & turbo-expansion device in sequential multi-stage systems”, ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT,  Vol.136, pp. 127-141, 2017 (Impact factor 5.589, Q1, rank: 10/92 in Energy & Fuels)

  11. G. Comodi, F. Carducci, J.Y. Sze, N. Balamurugan, A. Romagnoli, “Storing energy for cooling demand management in tropical climates: A techno-economic comparison between different energy storage technologies”, ENERGY, Vol. 121, pp. 676-694,  2017 (Impact factor 4.52, Q1, rank: 17/92 in Energy & Fuels)

  12. H.X. Xu*, A. Romagnoli, J.Y. Sze, X. Py, “Application of material assessment methodology in latent heat thermal energy storage for waste heat recovery”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol.187, pp. 281-290, 2017 (Impact factor 7.182, Q1, rank: 4/135 in Engineering, Chemical)

 

2016

  1. C. Zhang*, L. Zhou, P. Chhabra, S.S. Garud, K. Aditya, A. Romagnoli, G. Comodi, F. Dal Magro, A. Meneghetti, M. Kraft, “A novel methodology for the design of waste heat recovery network in eco-industrial park using techno-economic analysis and multi-objective optimization”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENERGY, Vol.184, pp. 88-102, 2016 (Impact factor 7.182, Q1, rank: 4/135 in Engineering, Chemical)

  2. M.S. Chiong, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “One-dimensional pulse-flow modeling of a twin-scroll turbine”, ENERGY, Vol. 115, pp. 1291-1304,  2016 (Impact factor 4.52, Q1, rank: 17/92 in Energy & Fuels)

  3. A.M.I. Bin Mamat, R.F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, L. Hao, A. Romagnoli, “Design methodology of a low pressure turbine for waste heat recovery via electric turbocompounding”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING, Vol.107, pp. 1161-1182, 2016 (Impact factor 3.444, Q1, rank: 12/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

  4. G. Comodi, F. Carducci, B. Nagarajan, A. Romagnoli, “Application of cold thermal energy storage (CTES) for building demand management in hot climates”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING, Vol.103, pp. 1186-1195, 2016 (Impact factor 3.444, Q1, rank: 12/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

  5. F. Cola*, A. Romagnoli, J. Hey, “An evaluation of the technologies for heat recovery to meet onsite cooling demands”, ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT,  Vol.121, pp. 174-185, 2016 (Impact factor 5.589, Q1, rank: 10/92 in Energy & Fuels)

 

2015

  1. A. M. I. Bin Mamat, R. F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “Waste heat recovery using a novel high performance low pressure turbine for electric turbocompounding in downsized gasoline engines: Experimental and computational analysis”, ENERGY, Vol. 90, No. 1, pp. 218-234,  2015 (Impact factor 4.844, Q1, rank: 12/89 in Energy & Fuels)

  2. K. Paramasivam*, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “Suppression of tonal noise in a centrifugal fan using guide vanes”, JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION, Vol.357,  pp. 95-106, 2015 (Impact factor 1.813, Q1, rank: 25/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

  3. B. Hu, C. Copeland, P.F. Lu, S. Akehurst, C. Brace, J.W.G. Turner, A. Romagnoli, R.F. Martinez-Botas, “A New De-throttling Concept in a Twin-Charged Gasoline Engine System”, SAE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINES, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 1553-1561, 2015

  4. M.S. Chiong*, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, R.F. Martinez-Botas, “Non-adiabatic pressure loss boundary condition for modelling turbocharger turbine pulsating flow”, ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT,  Vol.93, pp. 267-281, 2015 (Impact factor 4.380, Q1, rank: 14/89 in Energy & Fuels)

  5. M. Kant, A*. Romagnoli, Mamat, A. M. I. Bin Mamat, R.F. Martinez-Botas, “Heavy-duty engine electric turbocompounding”, PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART D-JOURNAL OF AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING, Vol. 229, No. 4, pp. 457-472, 2015  (Impact factor 0.828, Q3, rank: 78/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

 

2014

  1. M.S.Chiong*, S.Rajoo, A.Romagnoli, A.W.Costall, R.F.Martinez-Botas, “Integration of meanline and one-dimensional methods for prediction of pulsating performance of a turbocharger turbine”, JOURNAL OF ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, Vol. 81, pp. 270-281, 2014 (Impact factor 4.380, Q1, rank: 14/89 in Energy & Fuels)

  2. P. Newton, A. Romagnoli, R.F. Martinez-Botas, M. Seiler, “A Method of Map Extrapolation for Unequal and Partial Admission in a Double Entry Turbine”, JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME,  Vol. 136, No. 6, 2014 (Impact factor 0.930, Q3, rank:  68/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

  3. J.W.G. Turner, A. Popplewell, R. Patel, T.R. Johnson, N.J. Danton, S. Richardson, S.W. Bredda, R.J. Tudor, C.I. Bithell, R. Jackson, S.M. Remmert, R.F. Cracknell, J.X. Fernandes, A.G.J. Lewis, S. Akehurst, C.J. Brace, C. Copeland, R.F. Martinez-Botas, A. Romagnoli, A.A. Burluka, “Ultra Boost for Economy: Extending the Limits of Extreme Engine Downsizing”, SAE INTERNATIONAL OF ENGINES, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 387-417, 2014

  4. A. M. I. Bin Mamat*, R. F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “Characterisation of a low pressure turbine for turbocompounding applications in a heavily downsized mild-hybrid gasoline engine”, ENERGY, Vol. 64, pp. 3-16, 2014 (Impact factor 4.844, Q1, rank: 12/89 in Energy & Fuels)

  5. N. Terdich*, R. F.Martinez-Botas, A. Romagnoli, A. Pesiridis, “Mild hybridization via electrification of the air system: Electrically assisted and variable geometry turbocharging impact on an off-road diesel engine”, JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR GAS TURBINES AND POWER, Vol. 136, No. 3, 2014 (Impact factor 0.804, Q3, rank: 83/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

 

2013

  1. A. Romagnoli, C. Copeland, R. F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, A. Costall, “Comparison between the steady performance of double-entry and twin-entry turbocharger turbines” JOURNAL OF TURBOMACHINERY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, Vol. 135, No. 1, pp. 021022-021032, 2013,UNSP V06CT40A026, 2013 (Impact factor 0.930, Q3, rank:  68/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

  2. A. Romagnoli, R. F. Martinez-Botas. “Heat transfer analysis in a turbocharger turbine: an experimental and computational evaluation”, APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING, Vol. 38, pp. 58 – 77, 2012 (Impact factor 2.739, Q1, rank: 8/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

  3. S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, R. F. Martinez-Botas, “Unsteady performance analysis of a twin-entry variable geometry turbocharger turbine”, ENERGY, Vol. 38, pp. 176 – 189, 2012 (Impact factor 4.844, Q1, rank: 12/89 in Energy & Fuels)

  4. A. Romagnoli, R. F. Martinez-Botas, “Performance prediction of a nozzle-less and nozzled mixed-flow turbine in steady conditions”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL SCIENCES, Vol. 53, pp. 557-574, 2011  (Impact factor 2.034, Q1, rank: 18/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

  5. A. Romagnoli, R. F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, “Steady state performance evaluation of variable geometry turbine twin-entry turbine”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND FLUID FLOW, Vol. 32, pp. 477-489, 2011 (Impact factor 1.596, Q1, rank: 34/130 in Engineering, Mechanical)

 

Book Chapters​

  1. S. Mazzoni**, S. Ooi, A. Tafone, E. Borri, G. Comodi, A. Romagnoli, “Liquid Air Energy Storage as a polygeneration system to solve the unit commitment and economic dispatch problems in micro-grids applications”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE, 2018 – Book Series: Energy Procedia Volume: 158  Pages: 5026-5033

  2. M. Jimenez-Arreola*, C. Wieland, A. Romagnoli, “Dynamic response comparison of direct and indirect evaporation options in ORC systems for waste heat recovery”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE, 2018 - Book Series: Energy Procedia Volume: 158  Pages: 1606-1612

  3. A. Tafone*, E. Borri, G. Comodi, A. Romagnoli, “Parametric performance maps for design and selection of Liquid Air Energy Storage system for mini to micro-grid scale applications”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE, 2018 - Book Series: Energy Procedia Volume: 158  Pages: 5053-5060

  4. F. Ayachi**, Y. Lizhong, F.Dal Magro, A. Meneghetti, A. Romagnoli, “Assessment of LNG cold energy utilization for road vehicles and data-centres cooling using liquid air”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE, 2018 - Book Series: Energy Procedia Volume: 158  Pages: 5047-5052

  5. E. Borri*, J.Y. Sze, A. Tafone, Y. Li, G. Comodi, A. Romagnoli, “An experimental and numerical method for thermal characterization of phase change materials for cold thermal energy storage”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE, 2018 - Book Series: Energy Procedia Volume: 158  Pages: 5041-5046

  6. J.M. Arreola*, C. Wieland, A. Romagnoli, “Response time characterization of Organic Rankine Cycle evaporators for dynamic regime analysis with fluctuating load”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 4th International Seminar on ORC Power Systems, 2017 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 129   Pages: 427-434

  7. R. Pili, A. Romagnoli, H. Spliethoff, C. Wieland, “Techno-Economic Analysis of Waste Heat Recovery with ORC from Fluctuating Industrial Sources”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 4th International Seminar on ORC Power Systems, 2017 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 129   Pages: 503-510

  8. R. Pili, D. Jesus Pastrana, A. Romagnoli, H. Spliethoff, C. Wieland, “Working Fluid Selection and Optimal Power-to-Weight Ratio for ORC in Long-Haul Trucks”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 4th International Seminar on ORC Power Systems, 2017 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 129   Pages: 754-761

  9. R. Pili, A. Romagnoli, H. Spliethoff, C. Wieland, “Economic Feasibility of Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC) in Different Transportation Sectors”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 8th International Conference on Applied Energy, 2017 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 105   Pages: 1401-1407 

  10. C. Zhang*, L. Zhou, M. Pan, A. Romagnoli, M. Kraft, “Towards intelligent thermal energy management of eco-industrial park through ontology-based approach”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 8th International Conference on Applied Energy, 2017 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 105   Pages: 3295-3300 

  11. H. Xu*, N. Sadiki, F. Dal Magro, X. Py, J.M. mancaux, A. Romagnoli, “Compatibility tests between Aluminium alloys and recycled ceramics from inorganic industrial wastes”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 9th International Conference on Applied Energy, 2017 – Book Series: Energy Procedia Volume 142 Pages: 3689-3696

  12. H. Xu*, J.Y. Sze, X. Py, A. Romagnoli, “Selection of Phase Change Material for Thermal Energy Storage in Solar Air Conditioning Systems”, - ENERGY PROCEDIA, 8th International Conference on Applied Energy, 2017 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 105   Pages: 4281-4288)

  13. A. Tafone*, A. Romagnoli, Y.L. Li, E. Borri, G. Comodi, “Techno-economic analysis of a Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) for cooling application in hot climates”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 8th International Conference on Applied Energy, 2017 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 105

  14. A. Tafone*, E. Borri, G. Comodi, M. van den Broek, A. Romagnoli, "Preliminary assessment of waste heat recovery solution to enhance the performance of Liquid Air Energy Storage system”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, 9th International Conference on Applied Energy, 2017 – Book Series: Energy Procedia Volume 142 Pages: 3609-3616

  15. F.X. Tan, M.S. Chiong, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, T. Palenschat,  R.F. Martinez-Botas, “Analytical and experimental study of microgas turbine as range extender for electric vehicles in Asian cities”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, Joint Conference of the World Engineers Summit / Applied Energy Symposium and Forum - Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy (WES-CUE), 2016 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 143   Pages: 53-60

  16. F. Cola*, A. Romagnoli, J. Hey, “Optimization of a compact falling-droplet absorber for cooling power generation”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, Joint Conference of the World Engineers Summit / Applied Energy Symposium and Forum - Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy (WES-CUE), 2016 - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 143   Pages: 354-360

  17. J.M. Arreola*, R. Pili, C. Wieland, A. Romagnoli, “Dynamic study of ORC evaporator under fluctuating thermal power from waste heat sources”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, Joint Conference of the World Engineers Summit / Applied Energy Symposium and Forum - Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy (WES-CUE), 2016  - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 143   Pages: 404-409

  18. M. Mengarelli**, F. Dal Magro, X. Py, A. Romagnoli, “Environmental performance assessment of the application of high temperature phase change materials in waste-to-energy plants”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, Joint Conference of the World Engineers Summit / Applied Energy Symposium and Forum - Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy (WES-CUE), 2016  - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 143   Pages: 460-465 

  19. J.Y. Sze**, C.Z. Mu, Y.L. Li, A. Romagnoli, “Non-eutectic Phase Change Materials for Cold Thermal Energy Storage”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, Joint Conference of the World Engineers Summit / Applied Energy Symposium and Forum - Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy (WES-CUE), 2016  -  Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 143   Pages: 656-661 

  20. E. Borri**, A. Tafone, G. Comodi, A. Romagnoli, “Improving liquefaction process of microgrid scale Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) through waste heat recovery (WHR) and absorption chiller”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, Joint Conference of the World Engineers Summit / Applied Energy Symposium and Forum - Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy (WES-CUE), 2016  - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 143   Pages: 699-704\

  21. F. Carducci, A. Bartolini, N. Balamurugan, A. Romagnoli, G. Comodi, “Planning tool for polygeneration design in microgrids”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, Joint Conference of the World Engineers Summit / Applied Energy Symposium and Forum - Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy (WES-CUE), 2016  - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 143   Pages: 762-766 

  22. C. Zhang*, A. Romagnoli, L. Zhou, M. Kraft, “From Numerical Model to Computational Intelligence: The Digital Transition of Urban Energy System”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, Joint Conference of the World Engineers Summit / Applied Energy Symposium and Forum - Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy (WES-CUE), 2016  - Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 143   Pages: 884-890 

  23. A.M.I. Bin-Mamat, R.F. Martinez-Botas, M.C. Chiong, S. Rajoo, S. Petrovic, A. Romagnoli, “Exhaust gas energy recovery via electric turbocompounding”, ENERGY PROCEDIA, International Conference on Applied Energy, 2015  -  Book Series: Energy Procedia   Volume: 75   Pages: 1555-1559 

  24. S. Rajoo, R.F. Martinez-Botas, A. Pesiridis, C. Copeland, Bin Mamat, A. Romagnoli, “Automotive exhaust power and waste heat recovery technologies” Automotive Exhaust Emissions and Energy Recovery, pp. 265-281, Nova Science Publishers, 2015

  25. A. Romagnoli, W.S.I. Wan-Salim, B. A. Gurunathan, R. F. Martinez-Botas, “Assessment of supercharging boosting component for heavily downsized gasoline engines”, 11th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging, pp. 13-26, 2014

  26. M. Sakai, A. Romagnoli, R.F. Martinez-Botas, “Performance and flow-field assessment of an EGR pulse optimised asymmetric double-entry turbocharger turbine”, 11th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging, pp.321-332, 2014

Conference Papers

  1. H. Xu*, W.Y. Lin, A. Romagnoli, “Technological review on enhancing the energy efficiency of MSW incineration plant”, Proceeding of the Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification, 2018

  2. S. Ooi**, S. Mazzoni, A. Romagnoli, “A Microgrid Application of Polygeneration System Fed by Natural Gas: Effect of Fuel Price on Investment Outlook” Proceeding of the Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification, 2018

  3. H. Xu*, Y.L. Wenlin, A. Romagnoli, “Technological review on enhancing the energy efficiency of MSW incineration plant”, Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (ACEPT), 20 Oct. - 2 Nov., Singapore, 2018

  4. H. Liu*, R.F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, M.H. Padzillah, A. Romagnoli, “Effects of secondary flow tip injection on performance and losses in a mixed-flow turbine”, Global Power and Propulsion Forum, 7-9 May, Montreal, 2018

  5. E. Borri*, J.Y. Sze, A. Tafone, A. Romagnoli, G. Comodi, “An experimental and numerical method for thermal characterization of phase change materials for cold energy storage, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2018), 22-25 August, Hong Kong, China, 2018

  6. S. Mazzoni**, S. Ooi, E. Borri, G. Comodi, A. Romagnoli, “Liquid Air Energy Storage as a polygeneration system in micro-grids applications to solve the unit commitment and economic dispatch in micro-grids, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2018), 22-25 August, Hong Kong, China, 2018

  7. A. Tafone*, E. Borri, G. Comodi, A. Romagnoli, “Parametric performance maps for design and selection of Liquid Air Energy Storage system for mini to micro-grid scale applications”, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2018), 22-25 August, Hong Kong, China, 2018

  8. M.F. Ayachi**, Y. Lizhong, F. Dal Magro, A. Meneghetti, A. Romagnoli, “Assessment of LNG cold energy utilization for road vehicles and Data-Centres cooling using Liquid Air”, 10th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2018), 22-25 August, Hong Kong, China, 2018

  9. Y.X. Xue, M.Y. Yang, A. Romagnoli, R.F. Martinez-Botas, K.Y. Deng, “Performance and flow analysis of a mixed-flow turbine with twin-entry nozzled volute”, 13th Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging, 16-17 May, London, United Kingdom, 2018

  10. H. Liu*, M.H. Padzillah, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “Multi-Injection Turbine Housing: a novel concept for performance improvement in radial turbines”, 13th Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging, 16-17 May, London, United Kingdom, 2018

  11. D.F. Dominkovic*, A. Romagnoli, T. Fox, A.S. Pedersen, “Potential of waste heat and waste cold energy recovery in Singapore for district cooling applications: impacts on energy system”, The 40th IAEE International Conference, 18-21 June, Singapore, 2017

  12. C. Zhang*, A. Romagnoli, M. Kraft, “Surrogate model based optimization of industrial cogeneration system under real-time energy commodity market”, 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Waster and Environment Systems, 2-5 October, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2017

  13. M. Jimenez-Arreola*, F. Dal Magro, A. Romagnoli, “Thermal power fluctuations in waste heat to power systems: an overview on current and innovative solutions”, Proceedings of the 4th Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference, 28-30 June, the Netherlands, 2017

  14. A. Tafone*, F. Dal Magro, A. Romagnoli, “Energetic, economic and environmental analysis of an integrated Waste-to-Energy cryogenic air separation plant”, 30th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimisation, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, 2-6 July, San Diego, USA, 2017

  15. L. Hao*, A. Romagnoli, R.F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, M.H. Padzillah, “Multi-injection turbine housing: a novel concept for tip-leakage improvement in radial turbines”, Proceedings of the Asme Turbo Expo, Vol. 2C, 2017

  16. J.M. Arreola*, F. Dal Magro, M.S. Chiong, S. Rajoo, R.F. Martinez-Botas, A. Romagnoli, “Analytical investigation of a thermal-supercharged internal combustion engine compounded with organic Rankine cycle for waste heat recovery”, Proceedings of the Asme Turbo Expo, Vol. 3, 2017

  17. J. Dongxu*, J. Pou, R. Joseph Roshan, A. Romagnoli, “Influence of Boundary Condition Assumprion on Thermoelectric Generator Geometry Design”, Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification, 24-26 October, Singapore, 2017

  18. F. Dal Magro**, A. Romagnoli, H. Xu, G. Nardin, “Application of high temperature phase change materials for improved efficiency in waste to energy plants”, 6th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, 14 - 17 November, Venice, Italy, 2016

  19.  L. Wang*, M.Y. Lee, A. Romagnoli, “Cooling system investigation of thermoelectric generator used for marine waste heat recovery”, 2nd Annual Southern Power Electronics Conference (SPEC), 5-8 December, Auckland, New Zealand, 2016

  20. X. Tian Feng, M.S. Chiong, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, “A parametric study: the impact of components sizing on range extended electric vehicle’s driving range”, Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification, 25-27 October, Singapore, 2016

  21. J. Dongxu*, A. Romagnoli, “Modeling and design of thermoelectric generator for waste heat recovery”, Proceedings of the Fluid Engineering Division Summer meeting, July 10-14, Washington DC, 2016

  22. F. Cola*, J.H. Heng Kiat, A. Romagnoli, “Low grade heat recovery to meet onsite cooling demands”, World Engineers Summit on Climate Change, 21-24 July, Singapore, 2015

  23. M.S. Chiong, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, A.W. Costall, R.F. Martinez-Botas, “Assessment of partial-admission characteristics in twin-entry turbine pulse performance modelling”, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 2C, 2015 - (Book indexed in SCI but with no ranking)  

  24. M. S. Chiong, S. Rajoo, W. S. Salim, A. Romagnoli, R. F. Martinez-Botas, “Assessment of cycle averaged turbocharger maps through one dimensional and meanline coupled codes”, Proceeding of the ASME Turbo Expo  Vol. 6C, UNSP V06CT40A026, 2013 - (Book indexed in SCI but with no ranking)

  25. M. Cicciotti, R. F. Martinez-Botas, N. Thornhill, S. Geist, A. Romagnoli, “Systematic one zone meanline modelling of centrifugal compressors for industrial online applications”, Proceeding of the ASME Turbo Expo  Vol. 6C, Vol. 6C, UNSP V06CT40A025, 2013 - (Book indexed in SCI but with no ranking)

  26. P. Newton, A. Romagnoli, R. F. Martinez-Botas, C. Copeland, M. Seiler, “A method of map extrapolation for unequal and partial admission in a double entry turbine”, Proceeding of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 6C, V06CT40A024, 2013

  27. N. Terdich*, R. F.Martinez-Botas, A. Romagnoli, A. Pesiridis, “Mild hybridization via electrification of the air system: Electrically assisted and variable geometry turbocharging impact on an off-road diesel engine”, Proceeding of the ASME Turbo Expo, Vol. 6C, V06CT40A023, 2013

  28. M. S.Chiong, S. Rajoo, A. Romagnoli, R.F.Martinez-Botas, “Unsteady performance prediction of a single entry mixed flow turbine using 1-d gas dynamic code extended with meanline model” PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME TURBO EXPO 2012, Vol. 5, pp. 781-795, 2012

  29. A. M. I. Bin Mamat, R. F. Martinez-Botas, M. Padzillah, A. Romagnoli, “A high performance low pressure ratio turbine for engine electric turbocompounding”, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME TURBO EXPO, Vol.3, pp.771-784, 2012

  30. A. Romagnoli, C. Copeland, R. F. Martinez-Botas, S. Rajoo, A. Costall, “Comparison between the steady performance of double-entry and twin-entry turbocharger turbines”, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME TURBO EXPO 2011, Vol. 135

  31. A. Romagnoli, R. F. Martinez-Botas, “Non-adiabatic compressor efficiency of turbocharger: a statistical approach”, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME TURBO EXPO 2010, Vol. 5, pp. 495-506, 2010

  32. A. Romagnoli, R. F. Martinez-Botas., “Heat transfer in a turbocharger under constant load points”, PROCEEDINGS OF ASME TURBO EXPO, Vol. 5, pp. 163-174, 2009

CONTACT US

THERMAL ENERGY SYSTEMS LAB

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

Nanyang Technological University 

Materials Lab 1 / Block N3.1 - B2b - 02

50 Nanyang Avenue, 639798 Singapore

 

For enquiries please contact:

Asst. Prof. Alessandro Romagnoli 

email: a.romagnoli@ntu.edu.sg

 

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