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  • Mari M., Venturini M., Beyene A., a Novel Geometry for Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Based on the Savonius Concept, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, accepted
  • MacPhee D, and Beyene A., Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of a Morphing Vertical Axis, Wind Turbine, Journal of Fluids and Structures, accepted, Journal of Fluids and Structures  60 (2016), pp. 143-159, DOI information: 10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2015.10.010.
  • MacPhee D., Beyene A., Experimental and FSI Analysis of a Morphing Wind Turbine Rotor, Energy, The International Journal, Energy 90 (2015): 1055-1065.
  • Anderson M,  Beyene A., Integrated Resource Mapping for Wave and Wind Energy, J. Energy Resour. Technol 138(1), 011203 (2015), Paper No: JERT-15-1095; doi: 10.1115/1.4031673.
  • Butbul J., MacPhee D., Beyene A., The Impact of Inertial Forces on Morphing Wind Turbine Blade in Vertical Axis Configuration, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 91, 2015, Pages 54–62.
  • Soda M., Beyene A., Multi-phase Ultra-Low Grade thermal energy storage for the organic Rankine cycle, International Journal of Energy Research, (wileyonlinelibrary.com). DOI: 10.1002/er.3300, 2015
  • Zevenhoven R., Beyene A., Exergy of Nano-Particulate Materials, International Journal of Thermodynamics, 17 (3), 145-151, 2014; doi:10.5541/ijot.5000070194
  • Ziviani D., Beyene A., Venturini M, Advances and challenges in ORC systems modeling for low grade thermal energy recovery, Applied Energy, vol. 121, pp. 7995, May 2014
  • Zevenhoven R., Beyene A., Exergy of Nano-Particulate Materials, International Journal of Thermodynamics, 17 (3), 145-151, 2014; doi:10.5541/ijot.5000070194
  • Shahinfard S., Beyene A., Regression comparison of organic working mediums for low grade heat recovery operating on Rankine cycle, Journal of Power Technology. Vol. 93, No 4 (2013)
  • Ziviani D, Beyene A., Venturini M., Design, analysis and optimization of a Micro-CHP ORC system for ultra-low grade thermal energy recovery, J. Energy Resources Technology, 136(1), 011602 ( 2013); doi:10.1115/1.4024858
  • Krawczyk P., Beyene A., MacPhee D., Two-Dimensional Fluid Structure Interaction of a Morphed Wind Turbine Blade, International Journal of Energy Research, 37 (14), 1784-1793, 2013. DOI: 10.1002/er.2991
  • Beyene A., Zevenhoven R., Thermodynamics of Climate Change, Int. J. Global Warming, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2013
  • MacPhee D., Beyene A., Fluid-Structure of a Morphing Symmetrical Wind Turbine Blade Subjected to Variable Load, International Journal of Energy Research, Volume 37, Issue 1, pages 69–79, January, 2013
  • MacPhee D. and Beyene A., Recent Advances in Rotor Design of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, Wind Engineering 36(6), 647–666 (2012)
  • Garoma T.,  Khaled B. M., and Beyene A., Comparative Resource Analyses for Ethanol Produced from Corn and Sugarcane in Different Climatic Zones, Journal of Energy Research, Volume 36, Issue 10, pages 1065-1076, 2012
  • MacPhee D, Dincer I., Beyene A., Energy and Exergy Analyses of the Charging Process in Encapsulated Ice Thermal Energy Storage Systems, Vol. 41: 1, May 2012, Pages 491-498.
  • Firat C., Beyene A., Comparison of PV Energy Conversion Output Using Optical Filters, Concentrators, and Fiber Transmitters, Energy - The International Journal, 41 (2012) 271-277.
  • Puterbaugh M., Beyene, A., “Parametric Dependence of a Morphing Wind Turbine Blade on Material Elasticity,” Energy 36 (1) (2011), pp. 466–474
  • Zevenhoven R., Beyene A., The Impact of Waste Heat Rejection on Global Warming Greenhouse Gas Emissions or of Heat-up of the Surrounding by Power Plants, Energy, Volume 36: 6, June 2011, Pp. 3754-3762
  • Hoogedoorn E., Jacobs G., Beyene A., Aero-elastic Behavior of a Flexible Blade for Wind Turbine Application: A 2D Computational Study, Energy, Volume 35, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 778-785
  • Beyene A., Adaptive Geometry, WindTech International, October 2009
  • Beyene A., Peffley J., Constructal Theory, Adaptive Motion and Their Theoretical Application to Low Speed Turbine Design, Journal of Energy Engineering, Vol. 135:4, Pages 112-118, Dec. 2009.
  • Talom L. T., Beyene A., Heat Recovery from Automotive Engine, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29, 2-3, 2009, Pages 439-444
  • Husband W. W., Beyene A., Low Grade Heat driven Rankine cycle, a feasibility study, International Journal of Energy Research, Volume 32, Issue 15 , Pages 1373 - 1456 December 2008
  • Sclafani A., Beyene A., Sizing CCHP Systems for Variable and Non-Coincident Loads, part 2, operating strategies, Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Journal, Vol. 23, Number 4 / Fall 2008, Pages 6 - 28
  • Moman A., Beyene A., Exergy Analysis of Energypark, International Journal of Exergy, Vol. 5, No 3 / 2008, Pages 341 - 359.
  • Sclafani A., Beyene A., Sizing CCHP Systems for Variable and Non-Coincident Loads, Part 1: Load profiling and equipment selection, Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Journal, Volume 23, Number 3 / 2008, Page 6 - 19.
  • Beyene A., Wilson J., Wave Energy Conversion: Prospects and Challenges, Sea Technology, Vol. 49, No. 5, page 43-46, May 2008
  • Beyene A., Wilson J., Digital Mapping of California Wave Energy Resource, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 31, page 1156-1168, 2007
  • Wilson H. J., Beyene A., California Wave Energy Resource Evaluation, Journal of Coastal Research, Vol. 23, No. 3, page 679-690, May 2007
  • Lambert M., Beyene A., Design of Solar Powered Adsorption Heat Pump with Ice Storage, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 27, p. 1612-1628, 2007
  • Beyene A., Moman A., Process Oriented Industrial Energy Intensity Classification, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2006, Vol. 26, 2079-2086.
  • Beyene, A., Lambert M., Sizing Oxidation Systems as Heat and Power Recovery, International Journal of Energy Research, 2006, Vol. 30, p. 823-834
  • Beyene, A., Wilson H. J., Comparison of Wave Energy Flux for Northern, Central, and Southern Coast of California Based on Long Term Statistical Wave Data, Energy: the International Journal, Elsevier, 2006, Vol. 31, p. 1520-1533.
  • Beyene A., Wilson H. J., Parameter Variation and Part-load Efficiencies of Wave Energy Conversion, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Energy Engineering, April 2006, Vol. 132: 1, p. 15
  • Beyene A., Combined Heat and Power as a Feature of Energypark, ASCE Journal of Energy Engineering, December 2005, Vol. 131:3, p.173, lead article.
  • Beyene, A., Wilson H. J., Wave Energy Capacity and Part-load Operation, Sea Technology, pp 45-48, July 2005 (invited)
  • Beyene A., Energy Efficiency and Industrial Classification, Energy Engineering Journal, pp. 59-80, Vol. 102, No.2, 2005
  • Beyene A., Sizing Industrial CHP for Maximum efficiency, Journal of Cogeneration and on-site Power Production, pp 45-49, Vol. 4, #1, 2003
  • Luz-Silveira J., Beyene A., Leal E., Santana J., Okada D., Thermoeconomic Analysis of a Cogeneration System, Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering, vol. 22, pp 1471-1483, 2002
  • Beyene A., Fractional Horsepower Motor/Fan Performance, International Journal of Power and Energy Systems, lead article, Vol. 20, No 2, pp 53-57, 2000
  • Beyene A., Intermediate Technology for Underdeveloped Nations, the Journal of Oromo Studies, Vol. 7, pp. 57-85, 200
  • Beyene A., and Lowrey P., Strategies to Raise the Off-Design Efficiency of Chiller Machines, International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 20, pp 625-636, 1996
  • Beyene A., The Significance of Bita Qara, The Journal of Oromo Studies, Vol. 2, pp. 58-64, 1996
  • Beyene A., Chiller Performance Evaluation, ASHRAE Journal - lead article, pp 36-44, June 1995
  • Beyene A., Guven H., Jawdat Z., and Lowrey P., Conventional Chiller Performances: Simulation and Field Data, International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 18, pp 391-399, 1994 
  • Beyene A., Miller A., Analysis of Gas Turbine Engine Arrangements, The Archive of Mechanical Engineering, Warsaw, Poland, Vol. XLI, 3-4, pp. 193-218, 1994 
  • Liu K., Guven H., Beyene A., and Lowrey P., Evaluation and Comparison of Field Performance of Thermal Energy Storage and Conventional Chillers, Energy - The International Journal, Vol. 19, No. 8, 889-900, 1994 
  • Beyene A., Miller A., A Numerical Procedure For Simulation of the Gas Turbine Engine, Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing, Vol. 1, No. 5, 522-536, 1993 
  • Beyene A. Miller A., Review and Comparison of Methods for Predicting Losses in Cascades of Turbine Profiles, Bulletin of The Institute of Heat Engineering, 68, Warsaw, Poland, 1986 

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  • Anderson M., Beyene A., Matching of Wind and Wave Energy Conversion for an Integrated Design Concept, Proceedings of the 2015 ASME Power & Energy Conference, PowerEnergy2015, June 28-July 2, 2015, San Diego, California, USA. PowerEnergy2015 - 49108
  • MacPhee D., Beyene A., A Morphing Blade Design for Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines, Congress on Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science (AMMCS) and the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS), Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, June 7 – 12, 2015
  • MacPhee D., Beyene A., Performance investigation of a small horizontal axis wind turbine equipped with flexible blades, Proceedings of the 2015 ASME Power & Energy Conference, PowerEnergy2015, June 28-July 2, 2015, San Diego, California, USA. PowerEnergy2015 - 49122
  • Stiber B., Beyene A., Wave-Powered Desalination, Proceedings of the 2015 ASME Power & Energy Conference, PowerEnergy2015, June 28-July 2, 2015, San Diego, California, USA, PowerEnergy2015-49087 
  • MacPhee D., Beyene A., and Nojumi M., The Impact of Air Quality on Gas Turbine Engine Performance, Proceedings of 27th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, June 15 - 19, 2014, Turku, Finland
  • Szabłowski L., Beyene A, Pyrolysis of multi-phase media with thermal energy recovery, Proceedings of 27th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, June 15 - 19, 2014, Turku, Finland
  • Garoma T., Beyene A., Crude Glycerol as Feedstock for Biofuel Production, 10th International conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries, 4 – 5 – 6 June, 2014 , Valladolid, Spain
  • Soda M, Beyene A., Multi-phase Ultra-Low Grade thermal energy storage for the organic Rankine cycle, 13th International Conference on Clean Energy 2014, Istanbul, June 8-12, 2014
  • Zaviani D., Venturini M., Beyene A., Comparison of a single screw and scroll expander under part-load conditions for low-grade heat recovery ORC systems, ICAE2014, May 30 - June 2, 2014, Taiwan
  • Beyene A., Sustainability of Underground Water and Energy Extraction, The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment, Thistle Hotel, Brighton, UK from July 4-7 2013 
  • Stiber B., Beyene A., Towards Integrating Desalination and Wave Energy Conversion Technologies, Proceedings of ECOS, 24rd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, July 16 – 19, 2013, Guilin, China 
  • Shahinfard S., Beyene A., Selection of organic working mediums using regression analysis, Proceedings of ECOS, 24rd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, July 16 – 19, 2013, Guilin, China 
  • Zevenhoven R., Beyene A., Exergy of nano-particulate materials, Proceedings of ECOS, 24rd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, July 16 – 19, 2013, Guilin, China 
  • Beyene A., Muleta K.M., Water Extraction, Ground Thermal Loss, and Land Subsidence: are Geothermal-plants Sustainable? Proceedings of ECOS, 24rd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, July 16 – 19, 2013, Guilin, China 
  • Ziviani D, Beyene A., Venturini M., Development and validation of an Advanced Simulation Model for ORC-Based Systems, Proceedings of IMECE 2012, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 9-15, 2012, Houston, Texas, IMECE2012-85734
  • Ziviani D, Beyene A., Venturini M., Design, analysis and optimization of a Micro-CHP ORC system for ultra-low grade thermal energy recovery, Proceedings of IMECE 2012, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 9-15, 2012, Houston, Texas, IMECE2012-85735
  • Beyene A, Hochman J., the CHP Experience in California: Inputs from the Field, International Energy and Sustainability Conference 2012, Shaping the Future Through Smart Grid Technologies, March 22 & 23, 2012 Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY
  • Beyene A., Garoma T., MacPhee D., Integrated Design of Solar and Algae Plant, SET2011, 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, Sep. 4-7,  2011, İstanbul, Turkey 
  • MacPhee D., Beyene A., Assessing the Stall Characteristics of a Flexible Blade:  A 2D Computational Study, World Engineers Convention, September 4-9, 2011, Geneva 
  • MacPhee D., Beyene A., A flexible turbine blade for passive blade pitch control in wind turbines, The Power Engineering and Automation Conference, September 8-9, 2011, Wuhan, Hubei, China 
  • Beyene A., MacPhee D., Integrating Wind and Wave Energy Conversion, The Interlinks of Energy, Water, and Climate Change, 2nd International Conference on Electrical and Control Engineering, Sep 16-18, 2011, Yichang, China 
  • Beyene A., MacPhee D., Integrating Wind and Wave Energy Conversion, 2nd International Conference on Electrical and Control Engineering, Sep 16-18, 2011, Yichang, China 
  • Krawczyk P., Beyene A., Two-dimensional fluid structure interaction of a morphed wind turbine blade, 23rd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, June 14, 2010 – June 17, 2010, Novi Sad, Serbia 
  • Malavolta M, Beyene A., Venturini M.: Experimental Implementation of a Micro-Scale ORC-Based CHP System for Domestic Applications, Proceedings of ASME 2010, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 12-18, 2010, Vancouver, British Columbia, IMECE2010-37208. 
  • Firat C., Beyene A.,Optical filters, concentrators, and fiber transmitters for PV energy conversion, Proceedings of ECOS 2010, 23rd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation, and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 14-17, 2010. 
  • Beyene A., Mangalekar D., “Part-load performance of twist-coupled flexible turbine blade at low Reynolds number”, Proceedings of ECOS 2009, 22nd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation, and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems August 31 – September 3, 2009, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil. 
  • Zevenhoven R., Beyene A., “Global warming: a result of greenhouse gas emissions or of heat-up of the surroundings by power PLANTS”, Proceedings of ECOS 2009, 22nd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation, and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems August 31 – September 3, 2009, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil.
  • Beyene A., Energy Efficiency Opportunities, for the Industrial Sector, IAC Experience, Association of Energy Engineers, West Coast Energy Management Congress, Long Beach, CA , June 10-11, 2009. 
  • Husband W. W., Beyene A., Feasibility Study of Low Grade Heat Recovery Rankine Cycle Using Ozone-neutral Refrigerant, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2008: Power for Land, Sea and Air, GT2008-51537, Berlin, Germany, June 9-13, 2008. 
  • Hoogedoorn E. E., Jacobs B. G., Beyene A., Effect of Flexibility on Part-load Performance of Wind Turbine Blade: an Aerodynamic Study, 21st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, Krakow, Poland, 24-27 June 2008.
  • Talom L. H., Beyene A., Application of Exhaust heat for Absorption Chiller, 21st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, Krakow, Poland, 24-27 June 2008.
  • Peffley J., Sun L., Beyene, A., Adaptive Motion and its Theoretical Application to Low Speed Turbine Design, ECOS 2007, Padova, Italy, June 25-28, 2007.
  • Peffley J., Beyene, A., A Morphing Blade for Wave and Wind Energy Conversion, OCEANS '07, IEEE Conference, Aberdeen, June 18-21, 2007.
  • Moman A., Beyene, A., Exergy Analysis of Energypark, International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, Evora, Portugal, July 1-5, 2007
  • Beyene A. and Moman A., Process Oriented Matching and System Optimization of Energyparks, 19th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, Capsis Hotel, Aghia Pelagia, Crete, Greece, 12-14 July 2006
  • Beyene A., Wilson J., Digital Mapping of California Wave Energy Resource, International Green Energy Conference, Oshawa, Canada, June 24-29, 2006
  • Beyene A., Wilson J., Wave Energy Conversion in a Strongly Variable Sea State, EnergyOcean 2006, San Diego, June 21 – 24, 2006
  • Beyene A., Mangalekar D., Miller R., Alexander S., Villegas S., A New Turbine Concept, Oceans'06 Asia Pacific, IEEE, Singapore, May 16-19, 2006
  • Beyene A., Wilson J., Matching wave energy capacity and efficiency at part-load, Combined OCEANS'04 MTS/IEEE/TECHNO-OCEAN'04 annual conference Kobe, Japan, November, 2004
  • Beyene A., Application and conceptual review of entropy, 17th International Conference on Efficiency, Costs, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy and Process Systems, Guanajuato, Mexico, July, 2004
  • Beyene A., Wilson J., Comparison of California’s Wave Energy Density North and South of Point Conception Based on Long-term Statistical Wave Data, Palm Beach, Florida, 2004
  • Beyene A., Erpelding, B., Smart” Simulation of CHP systems, World Energy Engineering Congress, Atlanta, November, 2003
  • Erpelding B., Beyene A., A comprehensive combined Heat and Power Sizing Software, 16th International Conference on Efficiency, Costs, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy and Process Systems, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2003
  • Beyene A., Sizing combined heat and power as waste heat recovery, ASME TURBO EXPO Atlanta, June, 2003
  • Beyene A., Potentials and challenges of Industrial Energy Efficiency in Southern California, 15th International Conference on Efficiency, Costs, Optimization, Simulation, and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, Berlin, Germany, pp 1286-1293, July 3-5, 2002
  • Beyene A., Combined Heat and Power Sizing Methodology, ASME Turbo Expo 2002, Industrial and Cogeneration, June 3-6, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, GT-2002-30567, 2002
  • Beyene A., Defining the quality of indoor air supply based on dilution and ventilation concepts, Proceedings of the ASME Advanced Energy systems Division, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, AES-Vol. 38, pp. 27-34, 1998
  • Beyene A., Fredlund, T., Comparative Analysis of Gas Turbine Engine Starting, 98-Land, Sea & Air Turbo Expo, 43rd Gas Turbine & Aeroengine Congress, ASME, Stockholm, Sweden, 98-GT-419, 1998
  • Beyene A., Fractional Horse-Power applications and Performance, International Conference on High Technology in the Power Industry, Orlando, Florida, pp 478-483, October 27-30, 1997
  • Beyene A., Miller A., A New Numerical Procedure for Simulation of the Gas Turbine Engine, Proceedings of the ASME Advanced Energy systems Division, AES-Vol. 36, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Atlanta, pp 517-526, 1996
  • Beyene A., Miller A., The Gas Turbine Engine: Configuration and Performance, Thermal and Fluids Engineering forum, Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering, Toronto, May 7-9, pp. 320-328, 1996
  • Beyene A., Miller A., Analysis of Gas Turbine Engine Arrangements, The Archive of Mechanical Engineering, Warsaw, Poland, Vol. XLI, 3-4, pp. 193-218, 1994
  • Guven H., Beyene A., Comprehensive Performance Indicators of TES Systems, ASHRAE Annual Meeting, Denver, June 1993
  • Beyene A., Thermal Energy Storage Systems That Save Energy in Addition to Load Shift, ASHRAE Annual Meeting, Denver, June, 1993
  • Beyene A., Miller, A., Computer Aided Generation of the Gas Turbine Engine Design Schemes, Technology of Turbomachinery, VI Technical Science Conference, Rzeszow, Poland, 1988
  • Beyene A., Miller, A., An overview of Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Steady State Gas Turbine Engine Behavior, XIII Congress of the Thermodynamicists, Bielsko Biala, Poland, 1987
  • Beyene A., Miller A., Off-Design Performance Simulation of  Gas Turbine Engine, 26th Symposium on Modeling in Mechanics, Kudowa Zdroj, Beskid Silesian, Poland, 1987

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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