List of Conferences

SolarPACES 2019, Daegu (South Korea), Octubre 1-4, 2019.

  • Pérez-Álvarez, R., Acosta-Iborra, A., Santana, D Multiresolution analysis of the thermal stresses in an absorber bayonet tube for SPT receivers. PRESENTACION.)

4th International Conference on Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer (ICMFHT´19), Roma, Italia, Abril 10-12, 2019.

  • de Vega, M., García-Hernando, N., Venegas, M. Experimental measurement of mass transfer resistances in a membrane based adiabatic microchannel absorber. ORAL.
11 CNIT, Albacete (España), Junio 12-14, 2019.
  • Laporte-Azcué, M., Gómez-Hernández, J., Rodríguez-Sánchez, M.R., Santana, D. Solar Power Tower Plants Receiver Design Studying the Entropy of the Receiver’s Tubes. PRESENTATION.
  • Venegas, M., García-Hernando, N., de Vega, M. Performance of a membrane-based microchannel desorber using nanofluids. POSTER.
  • Pérez-Álvarez, R., Acosta-Iborra, A., Santana, D. Thermal and mechanical stresses in bayonet tubes of solar central receivers working with molten salt and liquid sodium. PRESENTACIÓN)
  • Taramona, S., Gómez-Hernández, J. Designing a linear beam-down secondary concentrator. ORAL.
  • Gómez-González, D., Taramona, S., Briongos, J. V., Gómez-Hernández, J. Study of a linear Beam-down reflector coupled with a Fresnel solar field. ORAL.

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