List of Publications
Journals, Transactions, Invited and Peer-reviewed Conference Papers
Mokhtar, M.M., M.T. Ali, S. Bräuniger, A. Afshari, S. Sgouridis, P.R. Armstrong and M. Chiesa., Comprehensive techno-economic assessment of solar cooling technologies using location-specific climate data, Applied Energy 87(12):3766-3778
Laughman, C.R., S.R. Shaw, S.B. Leeb, L.K. Norford and P.R. Armstrong, 2009, A Two-step method for estimating the parameters of induction machine models, EC-1870, IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition
Armstrong, P.R., S. Katipamula, W. Jiang, D. Winiarski, L.K. Norford, and R.A. Willingham. 2009. Efficient low-lift cooling with radiant distribution, thermal storage and variable-speed chiller controls, Part I: Component and subsystem models, International J. HVAC&R Research, 15(2):366-400
Armstrong, P.R., S. Katipamula, W. Jiang, D. Winiarski, and L.K. Norford. 2009. Efficient low-lift cooling with radiant distribution, thermal storage and variable-speed chiller controls, Part II: Annual energy use and savings, International J. HVAC&R Research, 15(2):402-432
Laughman, C.R., P.R. Armstrong, S.B. Leeb, L.K. Norford. Electrical and mechanical methods for detecting liquid slugging in reciprocating compressors, 20th International Compressor Engineering Conf. at Purdue, 2008
Marwan Mokhtar, Muhammad Tauha Ali, Rajab Khalilpour, Ali Abbas, Nilay Shah, Ahmed Al Hajaj, Peter Armstrong, Matteo Chiesa, Sgouris Sgouridis “Solar-Assisted Post Combustion Carbon Capture Feasibility Study” Accepted for publication in Applied Energy 2011
S. Santos, V. Barcons, A. Verdaguer, J. Font, N. H. Thomson and M. Chiesa “How localized are energy dissipation processes in nanoscale interactions” Accepted for publication in Nanotechnology
A. Alkhatib, T. Souier, and M. Chiesa “Size-dependent electrical transport mechanism on gold thin films at the Nanoscale by C-AFM” Accepted for publication in Thin Solid Films 2011
K.R. Gadelrab, F.A. Bonilla, and M. Chiesa “Implications of the idea of effective tip shape on nanoindentation unloading curves: AFM measurements and FE simulation Accepted for publication in Journal of Material Science 2011
Luis Rodriguez and Matteo Chiesa “Determination of two-photon absorption cross section by femtosecond thermal lensing experiment” Accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Optics
A. Alkhatib, T. Souier, and M. Chiesa “Non-Ohmic Transport Behavior in Ultra-Thin Gold Films” Materials Science & Engineering B 201
D. Kraemer, B. Poudel, H.-P. Feng, J. C. Caylor, B. Yu, X. Yan, Y. Ma, X. Wang, 3 D. Wang, A. Muto, K. McEnaney, M. Chiesa, Z. Ren, and G. Chen Solar thermoelectric generators with flat-panel thermal concentration Nature Materials (2011) doi:10.1038/nmat3013
D. Milani, A. Abbas, A. Vassallo D. Al Bakri, M. Chiesa “Evaluation of Using Thermo-Electric Coolers in a Dehumidification System to Generate Freshwater from Ambient Air” Chem. Eng Sci. 66, Issue 12, Pages 2491-2501, 2011
Muhammad Tauha Ali, Marwan Mokhtar, Matteo Chiesa, Peter R Armstrong “Weather Driven Multivariate Regression Modeling for Estimation of Electrical Cooling Load” Energy and Buildings Vol. 43 Issue 1 Pages 28-37, 2011
Marwan Mokhtar, Muhammad Tauha Ali, Simon Braeuniger, Afshin Afshari, Sgouris Sgouridis, Peter R Armstrong and Matteo Chiesa, “Economic and Technical Assessment of Solar Cooling Technologies Case Study of Abu Dhabi, UAE” Applied Energy (2010), doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2010.06.026
Soner Ozcan, Matteo Chiesa “Ballistic electron transport through Au/TiOPc/GaAs and Au/HBC/GaAs diodes” Accepted for publication in International Journal of Micro-Nano Scale Transport 2010 doi:10.1260/1759-3093.1.2.171
Ruiting Zheng, Yibin Peng, Guoan Cheng Kimberlee Collins and Matteo Chiesa “Influence of ion sputtering of silicon substrates on the catalyst morphology and growth of carbon nanotubes arrays” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms Vol. 268, Issue 6 Pages 568-572 2010
Aaron J. Schmidt, Ramez Cheaito and Matteo Chiesa “Characterization of thin metal films via frequency-domain thermo-reflectance” Journal of Applied Physics 107, 024908 2010.
Matteo Chiesa, Mohamad Hadi Salam, Daniel Kraemer, Anurag Bajpayee and Andy Muto “Solar Assisted Method for Bitumen recovery” Exploration and Production: Oil and Gas Review 2010 8 (1)
Aaron J. Schmidt, Ramez Cheaito and Matteo Chiesa “A Frequency-Domain Thermo-reflectance Method for the Characterization of Thermal Properties” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 80, 094901-094901-6 2009.
M. Chiesa, S. K. Das: “Experimental investigation of the dielectric and cooling performance of colloidal suspension in insulating media” Article in Press Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 335, Issues 1-3, 5 88-97 2009.
Daniel Kraemer, Anurag Bajpayee, Andy Muto, Vincent Berube and Matteo Chiesa “Solar Assisted Method for Recovery of Bitumen from Oil Sand” Applied Energy 86, Issue 9, 2009.
A. J. Schmidt,* J. D. Alper,* M. Chiesa, G. Chen, S. K. Das, K. Hamad-Schifferli, "Probing the gold nanorod-ligand-solvent interface by plasmonic absorption and thermal decay," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 13320–13323 2008.
A. Schmidt, M. Chiesa, D. Torchinsky, J. Johnson, Avid Boustani, K. Nelson, G. McKinley, G. Chen “Measurement of aggregation in nanofluids exhibiting enhanced shear viscosity and thermal conductivity” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 244107 2008.
D. Kraemer, L. Lu, A. Muto, G. Chen, X Chen and M. Chiesa: “Methodology for the design of optimized photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid systems” Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 243503 2008.
A. Schmidt, M. Chiesa, X. Chen, G. Chen “An optical pump-probe technique for measuring the thermal conductivity of liquids” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79, 064902 2008.
M. Chiesa, J. Garg, Y.T. Kang, and G. Chen: “Thermal conductivity and viscosity of water-in-oil nanoemulsions” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 326, 67-72 2008.
M. Chiesa, “Towards compact separation of crude oil” World Oil 229 (4), pp. E-200-E-203
A. Schmidt, M. Chiesa, D. Torchinsky, J. Johnson, K. Nelson, G. Chen “Thermal conductivity of nanoparticle suspensions in insulating media measured with a transient optical grating and a hotwire” J. Appl. Phys. 103, 083529 2008.
J. Garg, B. Poudel, M. Chiesa, J. B. Gordon, J. J. Ma, J. B. Wang, Z. F. Ren, Y. T. Kang, H. Ohtani, J. Nanda, G. H. McKinley, and G. Chen, “Enhanced thermal conductivity and viscosity of copper nanoparticles in ethylene glycol nanofluid”, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 074301 2008.
CONFERENCE with REFEREE REVIEW
Meyers S., M. Mokhtar, M. Chiesa, and P.R. Armstrong. “Improved correlation between luminous intensity and solar flux for a beam down tower configuration” SolarPACES 2011 Conference, Granada.
Kalapatapu, R., M. Chiesa and P.R. Armstrong. “Rotating Shadowband for the Measurement of Sunshape. Solar Paces 2011 Conference, Granada.
T. Souier A. Alkhatib and M. Chiesa “Morphology-dependent Electrical Transport in Ultra-thin Gold Films: A Study Using Conductive-AFM” Accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies ICMAT Singapore 2011
K.R.Gadelrab, and M. Chiesa “Investigation of the mechanical properties of thin films: A new analytical model” PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND APPLICATION OF NANOSTRUCTURES, Minsk 2011
T. Souier A. Alkhatib and M. Chiesa “Simulation of Electrical Resistivity of Discontinuous Ultra-thin Metal Films” Accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies ICMAT Singapore 2011
T. Souier, K.R.Gadelrab, E. Ostby and M. Chiesa "Microstructure and Phase content of HAZ in high strength steel weld by means of MFM and SEM/EDS" Accepted for presentation at the 9th International Congress on THERMAL STRESSES Budapest 2011
Daniel Kraemer, Bed Poudel, Hsien-Ping Feng, J. Christopher Caylor, Bo Yu, Xiao Yan, Yi Ma, Xiaowei Wang, Dezhi Wang, Andrew Muto, Kenneth McEnaney, Matteo Chiesa, Zhifeng Ren, and Gang Chen “Solar thermoelectric energy conversion” 2011 MRS Spring Meeting
K.R.Gadelrab, and M. Chiesa “Influence of Nanoindenter Tip Radius on the Estimation of the Elastic Modulus” 2010 MRS Fall Meeting
M. Chiesa and W. Hamid “A holistic solution for compact oil treatment separation systems” Presented at ADIPEC 2010
Mokhtar M., Rubalcaba I., Meyers S., Qadir A., Armstrong P. and Chiesa M.: “Heliostat field efficiency test of beam-down CSP pilot plant: experimental results” Presentation at SolarPACES 2010
Meyers S., Qadir A., Rubalcaba I., Mokhtar M., Chiesa M. and Armstrong P.: “Development of a correlation between luminous intensity and solar flux for the beam-down tower configuration Presented at the SolarPACES 2010
R. Cheaito, A. Schmidt and M. Chiesa: “Application of frequency domain thermoreflectance” Presented at the International Conference of Functional Materials and Nanotechnologies ‘FMNT – 2010’
Matteo Chiesa, Yutaka Tamaura and Peter Armstrong “Concentrated Solar Power Deployment in the UAE: Research Needs” Presented at the International Conference on Renewable Energy Al Ain, UAE
Marwan Mokhtar, Muhammad Tauha Ali, Peter R Armstrong and Matteo Chiesa, “Solar Cooling in Abu Dhabi- Prospects and Challenges” Presented at the International Conference on Renewable Energy Al Ain, UAE
Muhammad Tauha Ali, Marwan Mokhtar, Matteo Chiesa, Peter R Armstrong: “Analysis of Weather Sensitivity to Electrical Demand in Abu Dhabi Island ”Presented at the International Conference on Renewable Energy Al Ain, UAE
Ramez A. Cheaito Aaron Schmidt and Matteo Chiesa: “Effect of Higher Harmonics on Frequency-Domain Measurements for the Characterization of Thermal Properties of Thin Films” Presented at the International Conference on Renewable Energy Al Ain, UAE
A. Muto, D. Kraemer, M. Chiesa and G. Chen: “Computationally Efficient Engineering Model for Thermoelectric Design” International Thermoelectric Society 2008
D. Kraemer, L. Lu, A. Muto, G. Chen and M. Chiesa: “Optimization method for a photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid system” Energy Nanotechnology International Conference ASME08
ARTICLES UNDER REVIEW
Gayeski, N.T., P.R. Armstrong and L.K. Norford, 2011. Predictive pre-cooling of thermo-active building systems with low-lift chillers. Part I: control algorithm, (in review) International J. HVAC&R Research, special issue on optimization.
Gayeski, N.T., P.R. Armstrong and L.K. Norford, 2011. Predictive pre-cooling of thermo-active building systems with low-lift chillers. Part II: experiment, (in review) International J. HVAC&R Research, special issue on optimization.
Zakula, T., N.T. Gayeski, P.R. Armstrong and L.K. Norford, 2011. Variable-speed heat pump model for a wide range of cooling conditions and load, (in review) ASHRAE Transactions
M. Mokhtar, S. Meyers, I. Rubalcaba M. Chiesa, P. Armstrong “A Model for Enhancing the Measurement of Heat Flux Sensors at Low Flux” Under Review Solar energy
K.R.Gadelrab, and M. Chiesa “The Effect of Tip Rounding in Determining the Elastic Modulus from Nanoindentation Experiments” Under Review Journal of Material Science.
K.R.Gadelrab, F.A. Bonilla and M. Chiesa “Densification modeling of fused silica under Nanoindentation” Under Review Journal of Material Research
K.R.Gadelrab, and M. Chiesa “Numerically assisted interpretation of nanoindentation data” Under Review Journal of Material Research
T. Souier and M. Chiesa “Role of local stain-hardening on the electrical conductivity and electrochemical properties of native oxide of 304 austenite steel.” Ander Review Acta Materialia
Daniel Kraemer , Kenneth McEnaney , Matteo Chiesa, and Gang Chen “Modeling and Optimization of Solar Thermoelectric Generators” Under Review Solar Energy
S. Santos, A. Verdaguer, T. Souier, N. H Thomson and M. Chiesa “Measuring the true height of water films on surfaces” Submitted to New Journal of Physics
S. Santos, V. Barcons, A. Verdaguer and M. Chiesa Observation of multiple period orbitals and sub-harmonic excitation induced by water impacts at the nanoscale Under Review Journal of Applied Physics
K. R. Gadelrab, S. Santos, T. Souier, M. Chiesa Disentangling the physical origins of energy dissipation in the nanoscale Under Review Applied Physics Letters
Luis Rodriguez and Matteo Chiesa Photothermal phase shift interferometry: an approach for nonlinear absorption measurements Under Review Optics Letters
Meyers, S., M. Mokhtar, M. Chiesa, M. Stefancich and P.R. Armstrong. “Determination of a luminance to radiant flux conversion ratio for concentrated solar flux mapping at the beam down solar thermal concentrator, Submitted to ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering.
Meyers, S., R. Kalapatapu, L. Rodriguez, M. Mokhtar, M. Chiesa, M. Stefancich and P.R. Armstrong. “The Effect of non-lambertian reflections in concentrated solar flux mapping experiments and what to do about it” Submitted to Applied Optics.
TECHNICAL REPORTS AND MEMOS
Matteo Chiesa “Internal Report: Masdar Institute Australia Research Collaboration Potential: ME/MSE Focus” (client: Masdar Institute) 31/08/2009
LIST OF INVITED LECTURES
M. Chiesa, T. Souier and S. “Santos Local Characterization of Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials for High-performance Flat-panel Solar Thermoelectric Generators” International Workshop on Scanning Probe Microscopy for Energy Applications Mainz 2011
Aaron Schimdt, Matteo Chiesa ”Characterization Of Nanoscale Liquid Films With Thermo-Reflectance Technique” First International Nanotechnology Congress Rubén Orellana 2010 Quito.
Matteo Chiesa “Enhanced Separation Technology” Held on the 12th of March 2008 at the workshop on Management of Emission to Air and Water St. John’s, NF Canada
LIST OF PATENTS AND INVENTION DISCLOSURES
P. Armstrong, A. Qadir and M. Chiesa “Liquid Air Transpired Solar Collector” Invention Disclosure Masdar Institute April 2011
P. Armstrong, R. Kalapatapu and M. Chiesa ”Slit-optics, polar-axis shadowband radiometer and method for its use in mapping circumsolar radiation” Invention Disclosure Masdar Institute March 2011
L. Hu, G. Chen, X. Chen and M. Chiesa “Sub – Wavelength Metallic Cone Structures as Selective Solar Absorber” MIT Case No. 13410 (2008) L. Hu, G. Chen, X. Chen and M. Chiesa “Sub – Wavelength Metallic Cone Structures as Selective Solar Absorber” MIT Case No. 13410 (2008)