List of Conferences

SolarPACES 2018, Casablanca (Marruecos), Octubre 2-5, 2018.
• Gómez-Hernández, J., González-Gómez, P.A., Sánchez-González, A., Abderrahim, M., Briongos, J.V. Integration of a Solar Linear Particle Receiver with a Gas Turbine. POSTER.
• Laporte-Azcué, M., Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R., Santana, D. Elliptical tubes receivers’ efficiency analysis in solar power towers.
• Montoya, A., Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R., López-Puente, J., Santana, D. Thermal stress variation in a solar central receiver during daily operation.
• Pérez-Álvarez, R.; Marugán-Cruz, C.; Santana, D.; Acosta-Iborra, A. Comparison of the heat transfer characteristics of molten salt, liquid sodium and supercritical CO2 in bayonet tubes of solar tower receivers. POSTER.
• Pérez-Álvarez, R.; Laporte-Azcué, M.; Acosta-Iborra, A.; Santana, D.Effect of eccentricity on the thermal stresses in a bayonet tube for solar power tower receivers. ORAL

XVI Congreso Ibérico y XII Congreso Iberoamericano de Energía Solar (CIES 2018), June 20-22, Madrid, España.
• Montoya, A., Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R., López-Puente, J., Santana, D. Influencia de los soportes longitudinales en los tubos de los receptores solares térmicos.
• Laporte-Azcué, M., Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R., Santana, D. Análisis de la eficiencia del receptor con nuevos tubos de geometría elíptica en centrales termosolares tipo torre.
• Pérez-Álvarez, R.; Acosta-Iborra, A.; Santana, D. Comparación del comportamiento térmico del flujo de sales y sodio fundido en tubos bayoneta de receptores solares de torre central. ORAL.

IX Congreso Ibérico y VII Congreso Iberoamericano de Ciencias y Técnicas del Frío, June 19-21, 2018, Valencia, Spain
• Moreno-Rodríguez, A., Garrido, D., Venegas M. Simulation of the operating characteristics of a H2O/LiBr absorption machine for a real process.

SASEC 2018 (5th Southern African Solar Energy Conference). Durban, South Africa, 2018.
• Sánchez-González, A.; Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R.; Santana, D. Aiming strategy for molten salt receivers.

ICREPQ’18, Salamanca, Spain, 2018.
• Montoya, A., Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R., López-Puente, J., Santana, D. Thermal and mechanical stresses in a solar central receiver.

13th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, HEFAT2017, July 17-19, 2017, Portoroz, Slovenia
• de Vega, M., García-Hernando, N., Venegas M. Performance of a single effect LiBr-water absorption chiller operating with a membrane-based microchannel absorber

4th International Conference on Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change, ESCC 2017, June 12-14, 2017, Santorini, Greece
• de Vega, M., García-Hernando, N., Venegas M. Thermodynamic design data of a single effect LiBr-H2O absorption chiller provided with a membrane-based microchannel absorber for air conditioning applications.

12th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Technology, CFB-12, Krakow (Poland), May 23-26, 2017
• Hernández-Jiménez, F.; Sánchez-Prieto, J.; Soria-Verdugo, A.; Cano-Pleite, E.; Acosta-Iborra, A. Numerical investigation on the solids mixing in fluidized beds. ORAL.

CNIT10, Lleida, Spain, 2017.
• Rodríguez-Sánchez, M. R., Laporte, M., Santana, D. Creep-fatigue life of Incoloy 800H in solar tubular receivers.
• Gómez-Hernández, J., Laporte, M., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D. Ground Solar Receptor. ORAL.
• González-Gómez, P.A., Gómez-Hernández, J., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D., Evaporator optimization for solar tower power plants.

SolarPACES 2017, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 2017.
• Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R., Acosta-Iborra, A., Marugán-Cruz, C., Santana, D. Eccentric bayonet receiver for solar power tower.
• Gómez-Hernández, J., González-Gómez, P.A., Ni-Song, T., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D. Design of a Solar Linear Particle Receiver Placed at the Ground Level. ORAL.
• González-Gómez, P.A., Gómez-Hernández, J., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D. Assesment of Evaporators using Solar Salt as Heat Transfer Fluid. POSTER.
• Pérez-Alvarez, R., Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R., Acosta-Iborra, A., Santana, D. Effect of eccentricity on the hydrodynamics and heat transfer of molten salt in bayonet receivers for solar power towers.

25th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (25th EUBCE). Stockholm(Sweeden). June 12-15, 2017. (One poster)
• Sepiolite performance as bed material towards gas and tar compositions during C. cardunculus L. gasification.

AGU Fall Meeting, USA (San Francisco), December 13-16, 2016. (1 presentation)
• On- and off-grid operation of hybrid renewable power plants: When are the economics favorable?

Fluidization XV, May 22-27, 2016, Quebec, Canada (Seven presentation)
· Pressure and X-ray tomography characterization of the fluidization behavior of TiO2 nanoparticles.
· Effect of sieving and isopropanolon the fluidization behavior of TiO2 nanoparticles.
· Simulation of fuel particles motion in a 2D fluidized bed using a hybrid-model considering wall friction.
· Segregation of equal-sized particles of different densities in a vertically vibrated fluidized bed
· Experimental study of solid mixing mechanism in a 2D fluidized bed
· Reversal of gulf stream circulation in a vertically vibrated triangular fluidized bed
· The role of fuel mixing on char conversion in a fluidized bed

Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems (SolarPaces 2016). Abu-Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). October 11-14, 2016 (Poster)
• Variable Velocity in Solar External Receivers.
• Steam Generator Design for Solar Towers using Solar Salt as Heat Transfer Fluid.
• Dynamic Test of Tubular External Molten Salt Receivers
• Solar Tower Enhanced Natural Draft Dry Cooling Tower
• Solar Thermal Power & Gas Turbine Hybrid Design with Molten Salt Storage Tank

5th International Conference on Micro and Nano Flows (MNF2016). Milan (Italia). September 11-14, 2016. (One presentation)
· Comparison of working fluid combinations in a microchannel membrane absorber.

Heat Powered Cycles 2016 Proceedings (HPC 2016). Nottingham (UK). June 27-29, 2016. (One presentation)
· Comparison between adiabatic and non-adiabatic H2O-LiBr membrane-based absorbers.

VIII Congreso Ibérico y VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Ciencias y Técnicas del Frío. Coimbra (Portugal). May 3-6, 2016. (One presentation)
· Evaluación del rendimiento de un sistema de refrigeración por absorción al implementar un preenfriador.

1st Thermal and Fluid Engineering Summer Conference (TFESC). New York (USA). August 9-12, 2015. (One presentation)
· Performance evaluation of H2O-LiBr absorber operating with microporous membrane technology.

Energy & Materials Research Conference (EMR2015). Madrid (Spain). February 25-27, 2015. (Two posters)
· Micro-absorption chiller components based on membrane technology.
· Modelling of membrane-based micro-absorbers for absorption cooling technology.

International Conference on Applied Energy, UAE (Abu Dhabi), March 28-31, 2015. (1 presentation)
Advanced Exergoeconomic Analysis of a Power Plant with CO2 Capture

VII Congreso Ibérico y V Congreso Iberoamericano de Ciencias y Técnicas del Frío. Tarragona (Spain). June 18-20, 2014. (One presentation)
· Modelado y simulación del calentamiento de aire en invernaderos utilizando colectores solares planos.

14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, CEST2013, Greece (Rodos), September 3-4, 2014. (1 presentation)
Thermodynamic analysis of three solar thermal power plants

AGU Fall Meeting, USA (San Francisco), December 15-19, 2014. (2 posters)
Exergetic analysis of parabolic trough solar thermal power plants
Exergetic Analysis of Hybrid Power Plants with Biomass and Photovoltaics Coupled with Intermediate Temperature Steam Electrolysis

The Mediterranean City 2014, Greece (Athens), June 10-11, 2014. (1 poster)
Towards Energy Independence for Skyros: The Social Dimension

13th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, CEST2013, Greece (Athens), September 5-7, 2013, scientific committee

21st European Biomass Conference & Exhibition, Denmark (Copenhagen), June 3-7, 2013. (1 presentation)
Life cycle assessment of bioethanol from microalgae

8th Conference on sustainable development of energy, water and environment systems, Sep 22-27, 2013. Dubrovnik, Croatia (Invited presentation)
· On the validity of the DAEM Model using low heating rate devolatilatization curves

19th International Conference Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems (SolarPACES 2013). Las Vegas (USA). September 17-20, 2013. (One presentation)
· District cooling using central tower power plants.

24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (24th EUBCE). Amsterdam (The Netherlands). June 6-9, 2016. (Two posters)
• Ash properties from Cynara cardunculus L. gasification.
• Magnesite and olivine performance during Cynara cardunculus L. gasification: gas and tar analysis.

4th International Symposium on Gasification and it’s Applications (iSGA4). Viena (Austria). September 2-5, 2014. (One poster)
• Dynamics and agglomeration of a fluidized bed reactor under Cynara cardunculus L. gasification with a new catalyst (sepiolite).

Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems (SolarPaces 2013). Las Vegas (USA). September 17-20, 2013. (Two posters)
• New designs of molten-salt tubular-receiver for solar power tower plants.

8th NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THERMODYNAMICS EENGINEERING (CNIT8). Burgos (Spain).June 19-21, 2013. (One poster)
• New design of central receivers for solar power tower plants: Bayonet receiver.

Fluidization XIV: From Fundamentals to Products. May 26-31, 2013. Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands (Seven presentations)
• Estimation of the circulation time in a large-scale fluidized bed using DBM simulation data.
• Design of a statisticall strategy to the control of a fluidized bed equipped with a rotating distributor.
• Characterization of the bubble behavior in vibrated fluidized beds by means of two-fluid CFD simulations coupled with accelerometry data.
• Object motion in the freeboard of a bubbling fluidized bed.
• Experimental studies of phase change materials in a bubbling fluidized bed.
• Euler-Euler and Euler-Lagrangian evaluation of a pseudo-2D gas fluidized bed: An estimation of the wall boundary condition from DEM.
• Linking of the pressure oscillation in a pseudo two-dimensional bed with the spatiotemporal distribution of particles.

VI Congreso Universidad y Cooperación al Desarrollo, Valencia, 24-26 Abril, 2013.
• Evaluación de las posibilidades del secado solar en Nicaragua

International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality, ICREPQ’13, Bilbao, 20-22 Marzo, 2013
• Thermal, mechanical and hydraulic analysis to optimize the design of molten salt central receivers of solar tower power plants
• Modelling and design of indirect solar dryers for batch drying

19th World Hydrogen Energy Conference, Canada (Toronto), June 3-7, 2012. (1 poster)
Life cycle assessment of hydrogen production via lignocellulosic biomass gasification

The 2nd International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, USA (San Diego), June 10-13, 2012. (1 poster)
On the Cumulative Exergy Demand of Two Processes Producing Biodiesel from Algae

20th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Italy (Milan), June 18-22, 2012. (1 poster)
Thermodynamic evaluation of the gasification of lignocellulosic biomass for hydrogen production

ANQUE International Conference of Chemical Engineering, Spain (Sevilla), June 24-27, 2012, (1 poster)
Environmental and thermodynamic comparison of post-combustion CO2 capture systems

25th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS), Italy (Perugia), June 26-29, 2012. (1 presentation)
The relationship between costs and environmental impacts in power plants: an exergy-based study.

Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems (SolarPaces 2012). Marrakech (Morocco). September, 11-14, 2012. (One poster)
• Potential Energy Recovery System for Central Receiver solar power plants using molten salts as working fluid.

21ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FLUIDIZED BED COMBUSTION (21FBC), Naples (Italy), June 3-6, 2012 (Three presentations)
• Characterization of the gas interchange between bubble and emulsion using two-fluid model simulations.
• Using DBM to study the effects of biomass feeding in the dynamic behaviour of a large-scale bubbling fluidized bed.
• Quantitative Evaluation of inert Solids Mixing in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed.

19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Jun 6-10, 2011, Berlin, Germany (One poster)
• An evaluation of the DAEM model validity for wood pellets

7th NATIONAL (Spain) CONGRESS OF THERMODYNAMICS EENGINEERING, June, 2011 (One presentation)
• Modelling of biomass fluidized bed reactors: application to biomass gasification.

10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BEDS (CFB10), Sunriver (USA), May 1-5, 2011 (One presentation)
• Critical evaluation of Euler-Euler and Euler-Lagrangian modelling strategies in a 2-D gas fluidized bed.

13TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FLUIDIZATION NEW PARADIGM IN FLUIDIZATION ENGINEERING -, Gyeong-ju (Korea), May 16-21, 2010 (Three presentations)
• Motion of a large object in a 2D bubbling fluidized bed
• Multiple orifice bubble generation in gas-solid fluidized beds: the activation region approach
• Experimental and computational study on the bubble behaviour in a 3-D fluidized bed with a vertical axis, rotating distributor

Interdisciplinary Transport Phenomena VI: Fluid, Thermal, Biological, Materials, and Space Sciences. Oct 4-9, 2009. Volterra, Italy (One presentation)
• Transport phenomena in a bubbling fluidized bed with a rotating distributor

Interdisciplinary Transport Phenomena V: Fluid, Thermal, Biological, Materials, and Space Sciences. Oct 14-19, 2008. Bansko, Bulgary (One presentation)
• Exergy optimization in a steady moving bed heat exchanger

4TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ADVANCES IN COMPUTATIONAL HEAT TRANSFER (CHT-08), Marrakech (Morroco), May 11-16, 2008 (One presentation)
• Thermal analysis and optimization of a heat regenerator composed of two coupled moving bed heat exchangers

9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIRCULATING FLUIDIZED BEDS (CFB9), Hamburg (Germany), May 13-16, 2008 (Two presentations)
• Distributor effect in the bottom region of turbulent fluidized bed: implications to scale-up
• Coherent structures and bubble-particle velocity in 2-D fluidized beds”.

16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PLASTIC OPTICAL FIBERS POF´07, Turin (France), 2007 (One presentation)
• Plastic fiber-optic probes for characterizing fluidized beds in bubbling regime”. Proceedings of the PDF

2ND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT (IICIIEM2007), Badajoz (Spain), 2007 (One presentation)
• Exergy Optimization of a Moving Bed Heat Exchanger

12TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FLUIDIZATION – NEW HORIZONS IN FLUIDIZATION ENGINEERING May 13-17, 2007 – Vancouver, Canada (Two presentations)
• Throughflow velocity crossing the dome of erupting bubbles in 2-D fluidized beds
• Hydrodynamic characteristics of a fluidized bed with rotating distributor

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