Justin NW Chiu

Assist. Professor at Heat and Power Division (EKV) of Energy Technology Department (EGI), KTH, Sweden.

Justin Chiu

PhD, Tekn Lic, MSc, Dipl. Ing.

Mobile: +46 (0)7 332 89 110

Office: +46 (0)8 790 7414

Skype: ningweichiu or kth.egi.ekv

E-mail: justin.chiu@energy.kth.se

Visiting address: KTH, EGI. Brinellvägen 68, SE- 10044 Stockholm, Sweden.

Research

Energy Systems and Efficiency Improvement, Renewable Energy, System Integration and Optimization, Thermal Application, Distributed Energy Systems, District Heating and Cooling, Energy Storage, Polygeneration

PhD Thesis available at Diva

Tek. Lic. Thesis available at Diva

IEA Energy Conservation Through Energy Storage Annex Involvement

SHC Task42/ ECES Annex 24 Compact Thermal Energy Storage: Material Development for System Integration, Active Member

Annex 28 Integration of Renewable Energies by Distributed Energy Storage Systems, Workpackage Leader

Annex 30 Thermal Energy Storage for Cost Effective Energy Management and CO2 Mitigation, Workpackage Leader

Project Involvement

Cold Thermal Energy Storage, STEM, 2008-2013.

SELECT+, Erasmus Mundus, 2013-2020.

Heat on Wheels, Energy Agency, 2014-2015.

Phase Change Material, Energy Agency, 2014-2016.

PCM Based Heat Transfer Studies, Energy Agency, 2015-2018.

INPATH-TES, MOOCs Development, H2020, 2015-2018.

ME3, Erasmus+, 2015-2019.

ME3, 2019-now.

UNISET, FP7, 2015-2017.

TESCONSOL Spin off, EIT KIC Innoenergy, 2014-2015.

Thermal Energy Storage with PCM for Energy Systems in Buildings, Effsys Expand, 2016-2018.

ERANET IntegrCity, H2020, 2016-2018.

PUMP HEAT, H2020, 2017-2020.

Teaching

2019

Lecturer in Renewable Energy Technology, MJ2411.
Course Responsible and Examinor in Renewable Energy Technology II, MJ2412.
Course Responsible in Educational Aspects in Energy Technology, MJ3336.
Supervisor in Kandidatexamensarbete MJ145X/MJ146X/AL125x.

2018

Course Responsible in Educational Aspects in Energy Technology, MJ3336.
Lecturer in Renewable Energy Technology, MJ2411.
Lecturer in Polygeneration, MJ2503.
Seminar leader in Introduction to Energy Technology, MJ1402.
Supervisor in Project Course, MJ2409.
Supervisor in Kandidatexamensarbete MJ145X/MJ146X/AL125x.

2017
Project Supervisor in Applied Energy Technology, project course MJ2409.
Lecturer in Renewable Energy Technology, MJ2411.
Lecturer in Polygeneration, MJ2494/MJ2503.
Lecturer and Mentor in Theory and Methodology of Science for Energy Research, MJ2475.
Supervisor in Kandidatexamensarbete MJ145X/MJ146X/AL125x.

2016
Lecturer in Renewable Energy Technology, MJ2411.
Lecturer and Mentor in Theory and Methodology of Science for Energy Research, MJ2475.
Lecturer in Polygeneration, MJ2494.
Responsible for Educational Aspects in Energy Technology, MJ3336.
Mentor in Kandidatexamensarbete MJ145X.

2015
Project Supervisor in Applied Energy Technology, project course MJ2409.
Mentor in Kandidatexamensarbete MJ145X.
Responsible for Educational Aspects in Energy Technology, MJ3336.
Speaker in Temadag Hållbar Energiteknik – Sustainable Campus.
Lecturer at SIDA Life Academy.
Lecturer and Mentor in Theory and Methodology of Science for Energy Research, MJ2475.
Lecturer in Polygeneration, MJ2494.

2014
Lecturer at SIDA Life Academy.
Lab Tutor in Experimental Energy Technology MJ2495.
Lecturer in Theory and Methodology of Science for Energy Research, MJ2475.

2013 and earlier
Course Assistant in Educational Aspects in Energy Engineering MJ232V/MJ3335, 2009- 2013.
Lab Tutor in Experimental Energy Technology MJ2495, 2012.
Lecturer in Polygeneration MJ2494, 2012.
Course Mentor in Energy and Environment MJ2413, 2010- 2011.
Course Assistant in Energy Management MJ2410, 2008- 2009.

Curriculum Vitae

2019 Committee of Sustainable PolyEnergy Generation and Harvesting – SUPEHR, Savona, Italy.

2018 International Committee for EnerStock,The 14th International Energy Storage Conference, Adana, Turkey.

2015-now Local Director of Erasmus Mundus Master's Programme in Management and Engineering of Environment and Energy, ME3

2015-2017 Research Associate at KTH.

2014-2017 KTH representative in UNISET

2014 Postdoctoral researcher at National Taiwan University (NTU)

2013, 2014, 2017, 2018 Czech Science Foundation Evaluation Committee Member

2013 PhD in Thermal Energy Storage

2011-2013 Assistant Director
SELECT+  PhD (Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Services)
Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programme

2012-2013 KTH Scholarship Advisory Council Member

2011-2013 KTH PhD Chapter Board Member

2011-2012 Campi  Editorial Board Committee Member

2011 Tek. Lic in Thermal Energy Storage.
Royal Institute of Technology, KTH Stockholm, Sweden.

2008 MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering.
Royal Institute of Technology, KTH Stockholm, Sweden.

2007 National Engineering Degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering.
National Institute of Applied Science (INSA), Lyon, France.

Conference and Workshop Organization

ASME Power Conference, Track 1-7 Renewable Energy Systems: Solar, Wind, Hydro and Geothermal, 2017.Charlotte, USA, 26-30 June, 2017.

IEA ECES Annex 28 Expert Workshop, Distributed Energy Storage for the Integration of Renewable Energies - DESIRE, Stockholm, Sweden, Apr 27-29 2016.

H2020 INPATH-TES Workshop on E-Learning, Perugia, Italy, Oct 19-21, 2015.

IEA ECES Annex 30 First Expert Workshop, TES for Cost Effective Energy Management and CO2 Mitigation, Stockholm, Sweden, Oct 29-30 2015.

Sustainable Refrigeration and Heat Pump Technology, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, Jun 13-16, 2010.

2nd IIR Workshop on Refrigerant Charge Reduction in Refrigerating Systems, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, Jun 16-17, 2010.

International Energy Workshop, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, Jun 21-23, 2010.

Publications

1. Justin NingWei Chiu, Viktoria Martin, and Fredrik Setterwall
“System Integration of Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage for Comfort Cooling Integrated in District Cooling Network.”, 11th International Conference on Thermal Energy Storage, Effstock, June 14-17 , 2009, Stockholm, Sweden.

2. Justin NingWei Chiu, Viktoria Martin, and Fredrik Setterwall
“A Review of Thermal Energy Storage Systems with Salt Hydrate Phase Change Materials for Comfort Cooling”, 11th International Conference on Thermal Energy Storage, Effstock, June 14-17, 2009, Stockholm, Sweden.

3. Justin Ning-Wei Chiu, Rahmatollah Khodabandeh, and Richard Furberg
"Advanced Thermosyphon Cooling with Nanoporous Structured Mini Channel Evaporators"
ASME 2009 2nd Micro/Nanoscale Heat & Mass Transfer International Conference, December 18-22, 2009, Shanghai, China.

4. Justin NingWei Chiu and Viktoria Martin
"Thermal Energy Storage for Sustainable Future: Impact of Power Enhancement on Storage Performance", Sustainable Refrigeration and Heat Pump Technology, June 13-16, 2010, Stockholm, Sweden.

5. Justin NingWei Chiu and Viktoria Martin
“Thermal Energy Storage: Climate Change Mitigation Solution”, International Conference of Sustainable Energy Storage, Feb 21-24, 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland. [Best Paper Award.]

6. Justin NingWei Chiu
“Heat Transfer Aspects of Using Phase Change Material in Thermal Energy Storage Applications”, ISBN 978-91-7501-034-2. Royal Institute of Technology, KTH. June, 22, 2011.

7. Justin NingWei Chiu and Viktoria Martin
"Submerged finned heat exchanger latent heat storage design and its experimental verification", Applied Energy, Vol 93 pp.507-516, 2012.

8. Justin NingWei Chiu, Pauline Gravoille and Viktoria Martin
"Active Free Cooling Optimization with Thermal Energy Storage in Stockholm", the 12th International Conference on Thermal Energy Storage – Innostock, May 16-18, 2012, Lleida, Spain. [Selected for Journal publication.]

9. Petter Johansson, Justin Ning-Wei Chiu and Viktoria Martin
"Impact of Convective Heat Transfer Mechanism in Latent Heat Storage Modeling", The 12th International Conference on Thermal Energy Storage – Innostock, May 16-18, 2012, Lleida, Spain.

10. E. Oró, A. Castell, J. NW. Chiu, L. Miró, V. Martin, and L.F. Cabeza
"Enhancement of the Stratification in Packed Bed Thermal Energy Storage Systems", The 12th International Conference on Thermal Energy Storage – Innostock, May 16-18, 2012, Lleida, Spain. [Selected for Journal publication.]

11. Justin NingWei Chiu
"Recent Development in Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage", Chair of Young Scientist Session of the 1st World Congress on Advanced Materials, Jun 6-8, 2012, Beijing, China.

12. Justin NingWei Chiu and Viktoria Martin
"Multistage Latent Heat Cold Thermal Energy Storage Design Analysis", The 4th  International Conference on Applied Energy, Jul 5-8, 2012, Suzhou, China.

13. N. Athukorala, P.D. Sarathchandra, J. NW. Chiu
“Feasibility Study on Absorption Cooling Based Thermal Energy Storage”, International Conference in Built Environment, Dec 14-16, 2012, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

14. Eduard Oró, Justin Chiu, Viktoria Martin, Luisa F. Cabeza
"Comparative study of different numerical models of packed bed thermal energy storage systems", Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol 50, Pages 384-392, 2013.

15. Justin Chiu as coauthor in the feature article “Advances in Compact Thermal Energy Storage”, 2012 Annual Report, IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme, Pages 12-24, 2013.

16. Justin NingWei Chiu, Pauline Gravoille and Viktoria Martin
"Active Free Cooling Optimization with Thermal Energy Storage in Stockholm", Applied Energy, Volume 109, Pages 523-529, 2013.

17. Justin NingWei Chiu and Viktoria Martin
"Multistage Latent Heat Cold Thermal Energy Storage Design Analysis", Applied Energy, Volume 112, Pages 1438-1445, 2013.

18. Justin NingWei Chiu
“Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage for Indoor Comfort Control”, ISBN 978-91-7501-679-5. Royal Institute of Technology, KTH. Apr 9, 2013.

19. A. Vadiee, J. NW. Chiu, S. N. Gunasekara,V. Martin
“Thermal energy storage systems in closed greenhouse with component and phase change material design”, the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Energy Storage in Buildings, June 19-21 2013, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

20. S. N. Gunasekara, V. Martin and J. NW. Chiu
"Phase Diagrams as Effective Tools in Thermal Energy Storage Design Using Phase Change Materials", the 5th International Conference on Applied Energy, July 1-4, 2013, Pretoria, South Africa. [Selected for Journal publication.]

21. S. Niaparast, A. Vadiee, V. Martin and J. NW. Chiu
"Energy Analysis of a Solar Blind Concept Integrated with Energy Storage System", the 5th International Conference on Applied Energy, July 1-4, 2013, Pretoria, South Africa.

22. S. N. Gunasekara, R.J. Pan, J. NW. Chiu, and V. Martin
"Polyols As Phase Change Materials For Surplus Thermal Energy Storage", the 6th International Conference on Applied Energy, May 30-June 2, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan. [Energy Procedia, Volume 61, Pages 664-669, 2014]

23. Justin NingWei Chiu, Bechara Hage Meany, and Viktoria Martin
"Industrial Surplus Heat Utilization through Mobile Thermal Energy Storage with Enhanced Operating Strategy", the 13th International Conference on Thermal Energy Storage – Greenstock, May 19-21, 2015, Beijing, China.

24. S. N. Gunasekara, J. NW. Chiu and V. Martin, "Binary Phase Equilibrium Study of the Polyols Blend Erythritol-Xylitol with the T-History Method for Phase Change Materials Design", the 13th International Conference on Thermal Energy Storage – Greenstock, May 19-21, 2015, Beijing, China.

25. Justin NingWei Chiu and Viktoria Martin
"Industrial Surplus Heat Storage in Smart Cities", ASME 2015 9th International Conference on Energy Sustainability collocated with the ASME 2015 Power Conference, the ASME 2015 13th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, and the ASME 2015 Nuclear Forum, June 28- July 2, 2015, San Diego, California, USA. doi:10.1115/ES2015-49535

26. J. NW. Chiu, J. Castro Flores, V. Martin, O. Le Corre, and B. Lacarrière
"Environomic Assessment of Industrial Surplus Heat Transportation", International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating, Aug 25-26, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark. [Selected for Journal publication.]

27. J. Castro Flores, J. NW. Chiu, B. Lacarrière, O. Le Corre and V. Martin
"Conceptual Study of the Intregration of Decentralized Solar Heat Generation to a Low-Temperature District Heating Network via Substation Net-Metering", International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating, Aug 25-26, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark. [Selected for Journal publication.]

28. J. NW. Chiu, J. Castro Flores, V. Martin, O. Le Corre, and B. Lacarrière
"Industrial surplus heat transportation for use in district heating", Energy, Volume 110, Pages 139–147, 2016

29. J. Castro, J.NW. Chiu, O.L. Corre, B. Lacarriére, V. Martin
"Energetic and exergetic analysis of alternative low-temperature based district heating substation arrangements", International Journal of Thermodynamics, Volume 19, Pages 71-80, 2016.

30. S. N. Gunasekara, R.J. Pan, J. NW. Chiu, and V. Martin
"Polyols as phase change materials for surplus thermal energy storage", Applied Energy, Vol. 162, pages 1439-1452, 2016.

31. A. Rossi-Espagnet, J. F. Castro Flores, J. NW. Chiu, V. Martin, B. Lacarrière
"Techno-economic assessment of Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage with Low-Temperature District Heating", 2nd International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating, Aalborg, 27-28 September 2016.

32. S. N. Gunasekara, J. NW. Chiu and V. Martin, “Experimental Phase Equilibrium Study of Dodecane-Tridecane System for Phase Change Materials Design for Thermal Energy Storage," in 4th International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems IMPRES 2016, Sicily, October 23-26, 2016.

33. S. N. Gunasekara, J. NW. Chiu, and V. Martin
"Phase equilibrium in the design of phase change materials for thermal energy storage: State-of-the-art", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 73, pages 558-581, 2017.

34. J.F. Castro Flores, B. Lacarrière, J. NW. Chiu, and V. Martin
"Assessing the techno-economic impact of low-temperature subnets in conventional district heating networks", Energy Procedia, 116C: 260-272, ISSN: 1876-6102

35. S. N. Gunasekara, J. NW. Chiu, V. Martin, and P. Hedström. "Phase Change Material Design- the Experimental Phase Diagram Study of the Binary Polyols System Erythritol-Xylitol," Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Accepted Manuscript, SOLMAT9046, 2017.

36. S. N. Gunasekara, J. Stalin, M. Marçal, R. Delubac, A. Karabanova, J. NW. Chiu, and V. Martin. “Erythritol, Glycerol and Olive Oil as Renewable, Safe and Cost-Effective Phase Change Materials”, in 11th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference IRES 2017, Düsseldorf, March 14-16, 2017.

37. G. Weber, J. NW. Chiu, L.F. Cabeza, G. Zsembinszki, M. Segarra. Challenges for the implementation of a European PhD in Thermal Energy Storage. 2nd International Conference Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering (ICSREE), May 10-12, 2017.

38. J.F. Castro Flores, A. Rossi Espagnet, J. NW. Chiu, V. Martin, and B. Lacarrière.
"Techno-economic assessment of active latent heat thermal energy storage systems with low-temperature district heating", International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management - IJSEPM, 13: 5-18, ISSN: 2246-2929, 2017.

39. S. N. Gunasekara, S. Kumova, J. NW. Chiu and V. Martin, “Experimental Phase Diagram of the Dodecane-Tridecane System as Phase Change Material in Cold Storage", International Journal of Refrigeration, October 2017, Pages 130-140.

40. S. Gehlin, O. Andersson, J. NW. Chiu, and V. Martin, "Sweden Country Update on Energy Storage", 14th International Conference on Energy Storage
25-28 April 2018, Adana, TURKEY.

41. A. Abdi, V. Martin, J. Chiu, "Numerical Investigation of Melting in a Cavity with Vertically Oriented Fins", 14th International Conference on Energy Storage
25-28 April 2018, Adana, TURKEY. [Selected for journal publication.]

42. J. NW. Chiu, L. Jaconelli, A. P. Thurfjell, M. Maurel, "Numerical and Experimental Validation of Latent Heat Based Mobile Thermal Energy Storage", 14th International Conference on Energy Storage 25-28 April 2018, Adana, TURKEY. [Selected for journal publication.]

43. S. N. Gunasekara, M. Ignatowicz, J. NW. Chiu, and V. Martin, "Thermal Conductivity Measurement of Erythritol, Xylitol and Their Blends for Phase Change Materials Design- a Methodological Study", 14th International Conference on Energy Storage 25-28 April 2018, Adana, TURKEY. [Selected for journal publication.]

44. J. NW. Chiu, R. Alfasfos; M. Swedblom; S. Stymne; JF. Olivier; B. Johansson, "Cavern Thermal Energy Storage for District Cooling", 14th International Conference on Energy Storage 25-28 April 2018, Adana, TURKEY. [Selected for journal publication.]

45. SN Gunasekara, J. NW. Chiu, V Martin, P Hedström. "The experimental phase diagram study of the binary polyols system erythritol-xylitol". Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 174, pages 248-262, 2018.

46. SN Gunasekara, H Mao, S Bigdeli, J. NW. Chiu, V Martin. "Thermodynamic assessment of binary erythritol-xylitol phase diagram for phase change materials design" Calphad 60, Pages: 29-36, 2018.

47. S Fujii, Y Kanematsu, Y Kikuchi, T Nakagaki, J.NW. Chiu, V Martin. "Techno economic analysis of thermochemical energy storage and transport system utilizing “Zeolite Boiler”: case study in Sweden." Energy Procedia 149, pages: 102-111, 2018.

48. A Abdi, V Martin, J. NW. Chiu. "Numerical investigation of melting in a cavity with vertically oriented fins". Applied energy 235, pages: 1027-1040, 2019.

49. T Xu, J. NW. Chiu, B Palm, S Sawalha. "Experimental investigation on cylindrically macro-encapsulated latent heat storage for space heating applications." Energy Conversion and Management 182, pages: 166-177, 2019.

50. SN Gunasekara, M Ignatowicz, J. NW. Chiu, V Martin. "Thermal conductivity measurement of erythritol, xylitol, and their blends for phase change material design: A methodological study." International Journal of Energy Research 43 (5), Pages: 1785-1801, 2019.

51. A. Abdi, V. Martin, J. Chiu. "Latent Heat Thermal Storage Performance with Inclined Geometry", Eurotherm, 15-17 May 2019, Lleida, Spain.

52. R. Guédez, J. Garcia, A. Nuutinen, G. Graziano, J. Chiu, A. Sorce, L. Piantelli, A. Traverso, B. Laumert. “Techno-Economic Comparative Analysis of Innovative Combined Cycle Power Plant Layouts Integrated With Heat Pumps and Thermal Energy Storage”, ASME Paper GT2019-91036, ASME Turbo Expo 2019, June 16-20, GT2019-91036, Phoenix, USA.

For detailed publication list, please refer to DIVA

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