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Project on Hydrogen production from water splitting

Project: NPRP 6 - 116 - 2 - 044 (Award Active ) Title: Solar Hybrid Hydrogen Production Cycle with In-situ Thermal Energy Storage Duration: 3 Year(s) Start Date: 2/16/2014 12:00:00 AM Submitting Institution: Texas A&M University at Qatar Research Area: 2. Engineering and Technology Speciality: 2.03 Mechanical Engineering Sub Speciality: Thermodynamics Project Description: The program [...]

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undergraduate Research Project on passive samplers for particulate matter

Project: UREP 15 - 001 - 2 - 001 (Award Tech. Completed ) Title: Evaluate and improve airborne particulate matter passive samplers for personal exposure monitoring Duration: 1 Year(s) Start Date: 1/20/2014 12:00:00 AM Submitting Institution: Texas A&M University at Qatar Research Area: 2. Engineering and Technology Speciality: 2.07 Environmental Engineering Sub Speciality: Environmental and [...]

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Project on emergency response modelling

Project: NPRP 7 - 674 - 2 - 252 (Award Active ) Title: Advanced emergency preparedness and response tools for airborne hazardous materials in urban environments Duration: 3 Year(s) Start Date: 3/1/2015 12:00:00 AM Submitting Institution: Texas A&M University at Qatar Research Area: 2. Engineering and Technology Speciality: 2.11 Other Engineering and Technology Sub Speciality: [...]

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Project on fugitive emissions inventory

Project: NPRP 7 - 649 - 2 - 241 (Award Active ) Title: Emission models for fugitive particulate matter towards an online emission inventory for the Middle East Area Duration: 3 Year(s) Start Date: 4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM Submitting Institution: Texas A&M University at Qatar Research Area: 2. Engineering and Technology Speciality: 2.07 Environmental Engineering Sub [...]

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Paper on new inhomogeneous parameterization for street canyon models

Analysis of the impact of inhomogeneous emissions in a semi-parameterized street canyon model Ottosen T.-B., Ketzel M., Skov H., Hertel O., Brandt J. and Kakosimos K.E., "Analysis of the Impact of Inhomogeneous Emissions in a Semi-Parameterized Street Canyon Model", Geoscientific Model Development Discussions 8:1-43 (2015). doi: 10.5194/gmdd-8-1-2015 https://goo.gl/fb8NA2 Semi-parameterized street canyon models, as e.g. the [...]

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Paper on the validation of a heat transfer model for solar cavities

Experimental and numerical investigation of the aperture size effect on the efficient solar energy harvesting for solar thermochemical applications Sarwar J., Georgakis G., Kouloulias K. and Kakosimos K.E., "Experimental and numerical investigation of aperture size effect on the efficient solar energy harvesting for solar thermochemical applications", Energy Conversion and Management 92:331-341 (2015). doi: doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2014.12.065 https://goo.gl/fg3qHG [...]

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Paper on thermal simulation of a water splitting system

Numerical Investigations Of The Aperture Size Effect For Maintaining A Constant Temperature In A Novel Sulfur-Ammonia Water Splitting Cycle Application Sarwar J., Srinivasa A. and Kakosimos K.E., “Numerical investigations of the aperture size effect for maintaining a constant temperature in a novel sulfur-ammonia water splitting cycle application”, Thermal Science (2015). doi: 10.2298/TSCI141220075S https://goo.gl/i9U8Df illustration of the optical model Solar-driven thermochemical water splitting cycle is a promising, energy efficient and environmental friendly approach to produce hydrogen. In this paper, […]

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Paper on a new micro-adaptive instruction methodology

Example of a micro-adaptive instruction methodology for the improvement of flipped-classrooms and adaptive-learning based on advanced blended-learning tools Kakosimos K.E., "Example of a micro-adaptive instruction methodology for the improvement of flipped-classrooms and adaptive-learning based on advanced blended-learning tools", Education for Chemical Engineers 12:1-11 (2015). doi: 10.1016/j.ece.2015.06.001 https://goo.gl/F7amMp Check the platform here Despite the wide spread [...]

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Paper on the influence of meteorology on dense gas dispersion

Analysis of meteorological parameters for dense gas dispersion using mesoscale models Gopalaswami N., Kakosimos K., Vèchot L., Olewski T. and Mannan M.S., “Analysis of meteorological parameters for dense gas dispersion using mesoscale models”, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries 35:145-156 (2015). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlp.2015.04.009 https://goo.gl/ukuvQw The current study focuses on characterizing the atmospheric details required for dense gas dispersion analysis resulting from release of cryogenic liquids like LNG. The study investigates the effectiveness of coupling the prognostic MM5 mesoscale model with the CALMET diagnostic model for […]

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Paper on particulate matter in the Middle East Area

Concentrations, sources and exposure risks associated with particulate matter in the Middle East Area—a review Tsiouri V., Kakosimos K.E. and Kumar P., “Concentrations, sources and exposure risks associated with particulate matter in the Middle East Area – a review”, Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health (2014). doi: 10.1007/s11869-014-0277-4 http://www.springer.com/alert/urltracking.do?id=L5308c2fMfa9979Sb10e015 […]

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