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Dr Huashan Bao

Assistant Professor, Teaching & Research in the Department of Engineering
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41706
Room number: E387 (Christopherson)

(email at huashan.bao@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Huashan Bao received PhD from Institute of Refrigeration and Cryogenics in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. She then worked as Research Associate and then Senior Research Associate in Sir Joseph Swan Centre for Energy Research in Newcastle University before she joined Durham University in 2019.

Huashan’s main research is thermochemical technology for heating, cooling, energy storage and power generation. She is also working on solar PV/T collector, thermal energy storage, industrial waste heat recovery, and multi-vector energy system and network. 

Research Groups

Department of Engineering

Research Interests

  • Thermochemical sorption for heat pump, storage and power generation
  • Solar PV/T
  • Seasonal solar thermal energy storage
  • Low grade heat utilisation
  • Multi vector energy system

Selected Publications

Chapter in book

  • Simons, Sarah, Schmitt, Joshua, Tom, Brittany, Bao, Huashan, Pettinato, Brian & Pechulis, Mark (2020). Advanced concepts. In Thermal, Mechanical, and Hybrid Chemical Energy Storage Systems. Brun,Klaus, Allison,Timothy & Dennis,Richard 569.
  • Bao,HS, Ma,ZW & Roskilly,AP (2018). Chapter 3. Kinetic Models of Salt-Ammonia Chemisorption: An Overview and Comparison. In Chemisorption: Properties, Reactions and Uses. Norup,M NOVA Science Publishers. 63-107.

Journal Article

  • Wang,X, Djakovic,U, Bao,H & Torres,J (2021). Experimental evaluation of heat transfer performance under natural and forced convection around a phase change material encapsulated in various shapes. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 44.
  • Du, Zhenyu, Deng, Shuai, Zhao, Li, Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Zhao, Jie (2021). High-throughput computational screening on potential adsorbents for thermal compression CO2 Brayton cycle. Sustainable Energy & Fuels
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony P. (2020). Electricity-assisted thermochemical sorption system for seasonal solar energy storage. Energy Conversion and Management 209: 112659.
  • Yuan, Ye, Bao, Huashan, Ma, Zhiwei, Lu, Yiji & Roskilly, Anthony P. (2019). Investigation of equilibrium and dynamic performance of SrCl2-expanded graphite composite in chemisorption refrigeration system. Applied Thermal Engineering 147: 52-60.
  • Thinsurat, Kamon, Bao, Huashan, Ma, Zhiwei & Roskilly, Anthony P. (2019). Performance study of solar photovoltaic-thermal collector for domestic hot water use and thermochemical sorption seasonal storage. Energy Conversion and Management 180: 1068-1084.
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2019). Seasonal solar thermal energy storage using thermochemical sorption in domestic dwellings in the UK. Energy 166: 213-222.
  • Giampieri, Alessandro, Ma, Zhiwei, Chin, Janie Ling, Smallbone, Andrew, Lyons, Padraig, Khan, Imad, Hemphill, Stephen & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2019). Techno-economic analysis of the thermal energy saving options for high-voltage direct current interconnectors. Applied Energy 247: 60-77.
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2018). Feasibility study of seasonal solar thermal energy storage in domestic dwellings in the UK. Solar Energy 162: 489-499.
  • Bao, Huashan, Ma, Zhiwei & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2017). A chemisorption power generation cycle with multi-stage expansion driven by low grade heat. Energy Conversion and Management 150: 956-965.
  • Bao, Huashan, Ma, Zhiwei & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2017). An optimised chemisorption cycle for power generation using low grade heat. Applied Energy 186(3): 251-261.
  • Bao, Huashan, Ma, Zhiwei & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2017). Chemisorption power generation driven by low grade heat – Theoretical analysis and comparison with pumpless ORC. Applied Energy 186: 282-290.
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2017). Dynamic modelling and experimental validation of scroll expander for small scale power generation system. Applied Energy 186: 262-281.
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2017). Numerical study of a hybrid absorption-compression high temperature heat pump for industrial waste heat recovery. Frontiers in Energy 11(4): 503.
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2017). Principle investigation on advanced absorption power generation cycles. Energy Conversion and Management 150: 800-813.
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2017). Study on solidification process of sodium acetate trihydrate for seasonal solar thermal energy storage. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 172: 99-107.
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2017). Thermodynamic modelling and parameter determination of ejector for ejection refrigeration systems. International Journal of Refrigeration 75: 117-128.
  • Bao, Huashan, Ma, Zhiwei & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2016). Integrated chemisorption cycles for ultra-low grade heat recovery and thermo-electric energy storage and exploitation. Applied Energy 164: 228-236.
  • Ma, Zhiwei, Bao, Huashan & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2016). Performance analysis of ultralow grade waste heat upgrade using absorption heat transformer. Applied Thermal Engineering 101: 350-361.
  • Ma, Z.W., Zhang, P., Bao, H.S. & Deng, S. (2016). Review of fundamental properties of CO 2 hydrates and CO 2 capture and separation using hydration method. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 53: 1273.
  • Lu, Yiji, Wang, Yaodong, Bao, Huashan, Yuan, Ye, Wang, Liwei & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2015). Analysis of an optimal resorption cogeneration using mass and heat recovery processes. Applied Energy 160: 892-901.
  • Sturm, Barbara, Meyers, Steven, Zhang, Yongjie, Law, Richard, Valencia, Eric J Siqueiros, Bao, Huashan, Wang, Yaodong & Chen, Haisheng (2015). Process intensification and integration of solar heat generation in the Chinese condiment sector-A case study of a medium sized Beijing based factory. Energy Conversion and Management 106: 1295-1308.
  • Bao, Huashan, Wang, Yaodong, Charalambous, Constantinos, Lu, Zisheng, Wang, Liwei, Wang, Ruzhu & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2014). Chemisorption cooling and electric power cogeneration system driven by low grade heat. Energy 72: 590-598.
  • Bao, Huashan, Wang, Yaodong & Roskilly, Anthony Paul (2014). Modelling of a chemisorption refrigeration and power cogeneration system. Applied Energy 119: 351-362.

Conference Paper

  • Ma, Z, Bao, H, Ameen, T, Smallbone, A & Roskilly T (2019), Impact of different packed bed heat storage technologies on the performance of a pumped heat energy storage system, Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference. Hangzhou, China.
  • Ma,Z, Bao, H & Roskilly, T (2018), Development of Empirical Correlations for Predicting Moisture and Enthalpy Effectiveness of Liquid Desiccant Dehumidification Process, International Conference of Cryogenics and Refrigeration. Shanghai, China.
  • Ma, Z, Bao, H & Roskilly, T (2018), Feasibility Study of Seasonal Solar Thermal Energy Storage using Ammonia Chemisorption in Domestic Dwellings in the UK, International Conference on Cryogenics and Refrigeration. Shanghai, China.
  • Bao, H, Ma, Z & Roskilly, T (2017), A chemisorption power generation cycle with multi-stage expansion driven by low grade heat, Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference. Alkmaar, Netherlands.
  • Ma, Z, Bao, H & Roskilly, T (2017), Principle investigation on advanced absorption power generation cycle, Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference. Alkmaar, Netherlands.
  • Ma,Z, Bao, H & Roskilly, T (2017), Study on solidification process of sodium acetate trihydrate for seasonal solar thermal energy storage, Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference. Alkmaar, Netherlands.
  • Bao, H, Ma, Z, Yuan, Y & Roskilly, T (2016), An optimized chemisorption cycle for electric energy storage and low grade heat recovery, Heat Powered Cycles Conference. Nottingham, UK.
  • Bao, H, Ma, Z & Rokilly, T (2015), Analysis and comparison of pumpless organic Rankine cycle and thermochemical sorption power generation, Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference. Newcastle, UK..

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