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Dr James R Neale

Leader Energy Research Centre

Qualifications: BE (Mech), ME (Mech), PhD, CMRP, CMRT

Personal Website: www.energyeffiicencynz.com

Research Interests

Industrial energy efficiency, condition monitoring, computational thermo-fluids, computational and experimental aeroacoustics, integration of renewable energy into industrial applications, compressed air systems, steam systems, industrial liquid and gaseous flow optimisation and numerical simulation of industrial scale systems.

Research Supervised

PhD

  • Walmsley, Timothy (2014). Heat integrated milk powder production. (chief supervisor Michael Walmsley).

MPhil

  • Zhao, SongXin (2009). Experimental and numerical investigations of skim milk powder stickiness and deposition mechanisms.

Recent Publications

  • Tarighaleslami, A. H., Walmsley, T. G., Atkins, M. J., Walmsley, M. R. W., & Neale, J. R. (2018). Utility exchanger network synthesis for total site heat integration. Energy, 153, 1000-1015. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2018.04.111

  • Lal, N. S., Walmsley, T. G., Walmsley, M. R. W., Atkins, M. J., & Neale, J. R. (2018). A novel Heat Exchanger Network Bridge Retrofit method using the Modified Energy Transfer Diagram. Energy, 155, 190-204. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2018.05.019

  • Stampfli, J. A., Atkins, M. J., Olsen, D. G., Wellig, B., Walmsley, M. R. W., & Neale, J. R. (2018). Industrial heat pump integration in non-continuous processes using thermal energy storages as utility - An NLP enhancement of the graphical approach. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 70, 1789-1794. doi:10.3303/CET1870299

  • Lal, N. S., Atkins, M. J., Walmsley, M. R. W., Neale, J. R., & Walmsley, T. G. (2018). Accounting for stream variability in retrofit problems using Monte Carlo simulation. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 70, 1015-1020. doi:10.3303/CET1870170

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Contact Details

Email: jamesn@waikato.ac.nz
Room: F.2.08A
Phone: +64 7 858 5179