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Professor Michael R. W. Walmsley

Professor

Qualifications: BE (Chem & Mat) Auckland, PhD Auckland, MAIChE, MAppita

Personal Website: http://www.waikato.ac.nz/staff-profiles/people/walmsley/_recache

Research Interests

Innovative development of process and mechanical engineering techniques for reducing energy use and carbon emissions for industrial processes and national energy systems. Involves analysis and methodology development in Heat Integration, Total Site and regional integration, integration and utilisation of renewables, process optimisation, retrofit of Heat Exchange Networks (HEN) and industrial utility systems, reduction of key environmental and societal footprints, biorefineries and industrial clusters.

Teaching Commitments

Expertise

Energy; Engineering

Process Integration Energy Sector Planning

Recent Publications

  • Schlosser, F., Peesel, R. H., Meschede, H., Philipp, M., Walmsley, T. G., Walmsley, M. R. W., & Atkins, M. J. (2019). Design of robust total site heat recovery loops via Monte Carlo simulation. Energies, 12(5). doi:10.3390/en12050930

  • Lal, N. S., Atkins, M. J., Walmsley, T. G., Walmsley, M. R. W., & Neale, J. R. (2019). Insightful heat exchanger network retrofit design using Monte Carlo simulation. Energy, 181, 1129-1141. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2019.06.042

  • Stampfli, J. A., Atkins, M. J., Olsen, D. G., Walmsley, M. R. W., & Wellig, B. (2019). Practical heat pump and storage integration into non-continuous processes: A hybrid approach utilizing insight based and nonlinear programming techniques. Energy, 182, 236-253. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2019.05.218

  • Tarighaleslami, A. H., Atkins, M. J., Walmsley, T. G., Neale, J. R., & Walmsley, M. R. W. (2018). Utility Exchanger Network Design for Non-Isothermal Utility Considering Process Control. In T. G. Walmsley, P. S. Varbanov, R. Su, & J. J. Klemeš (Eds.), Proceedings of the 21st Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction (pp. 97-102). Conference held Prague, Czech Republic. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12210

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Contact Details

Email: michael.walmsley@waikato.ac.nz
Room: EF.2.02
Phone: +64 7 838 4701
Cellphone: 027 5734293