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Durham University

Department of Engineering

Staff Profile

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 is an Assistant Professor in Department of Engineering in Durham University. She 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. She was Assistant Professor in the Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering at Heriot-Watt 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 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
  • Multi vector energy system

Selected Publications

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..

Journal Article

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