Prof Wojciech Lipinski

Professor, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
Leader, ANU Solar Thermal Group

2009   Habilitation, Energy Technology, ETH Zurich
2004   Doctor of Technical Sciences, Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich
2000   Magister Inzynier, Environmental Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology

Prof. Lipiński's research interests are in thermal, chemical and optical engineering sciences, with applications in energy and materials processing technologies. Focus areas are radiative transfer, reactive flows and high-temperature solar thermal and chemical systems.

 

Research interests

Prof. Lipinski's research interests are in radiative transfer, reactive flows, solar thermal energy, and renewable fuels.

  • Fedunik-Hofman, L, Bayon, A, Lipinski, W et al 2018, 'Investigation of novel hydroxyapatite-doped CaO material for calcination-carbonation thermochemical energy storage', 23rd International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems, SolarPACES 2017, ed. R Mancilla & C Richter, American Institute of Physics (AIP), TBC, pp. 8pp.
  • King, P, Wheeler, V, Renggli, C et al 2018, 'Gas-Solid Reactions: Theory, Experiments and Case Studies Relevant to Earth and Planetary Processes', Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 1-56.
  • Bayon, A, Bader, R, Jafarian, M et al 2018, 'Techno-economic assessment of solid-gas thermochemical energy storage systems for solar thermal power applications', Energy, vol. 149, pp. 473-484pp.
  • Wheeler, V, Zapata Fuentealba, J, Kreider, P et al 2018, 'Effect of non-stoichiometry on optical, radiative, and thermal characteristics of ceria undergoing reduction', Optics Express, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 14pp.
  • Gao, X, Liu, G, Zhu, Y et al 2018, 'Earth-abundant transition metal oxides with extraordinary reversible oxygen exchange capacity for efficient thermochemical synthesis of solar fuels', Nano Energy, vol. 50, pp. 347-358pp.
  • Li, S, Wheeler, V, Kreider, P et al 2018, 'Thermodynamic Analyses of Fuel Production via Solar-Driven Non-stoichiometric Metal Oxide Redox Cycling. Part 2. Impact of Solid-Gas Flow Configurations and Active Material Composition on System-Level Efficiency', Energy and Fuels, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 10848-10863pp.
  • Kumar, A, kim, J & Lipinski, W 2018, 'Radiation Absorption in a Particle Curtain Exposed to Direct High-Flux Solar Irradiation', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 140, no. 6, pp. 1-17pp.
  • Li, S, Wheeler, V, Kreider, P et al 2018, 'Thermodynamic Analyses of Fuel Production via Solar-Driven Non-stoichiometric Metal Oxide Redox Cycling. Part 1. Revisiting Flow and Equilibrium Assumptions', Energy and Fuels, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 10838-10847pp.
  • Wheeler, V, Zapata Fuentealba, J, Kreider, P et al 2017, 'Radiative properties of non-stoichiometrically reduced Ceria', Optics for Solar Energy, OSE 2017, Optical Society of American (OSA), United States, pp. -.
  • Randrianalisoa, J, Haussener, S, Baillis, D et al 2017, 'Radiative characterization of random fibrous media with long cylindrical fibers: Comparison of single- and multi-RTE approaches', Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, vol. 202, pp. 220-232pp.
  • Coventry, J, Arjomandi, M, Asselineau, C et al 2017, 'Development of ASTRI high-temperature solar receivers', 22nd Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems Conference SolarPACES 2016, ed. A A Obaidli and N Calvet, AIP Publishing LLC, Melville, New York, United States, pp. 1-9pp.
  • Reich, L, Melmoth, L, Yue, L et al 2017, 'A Solar Reactor Design for Research on Calcium Oxide-Based Carbon Dioxide Capture', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 139, no. 5, pp. 4pp.
  • Kumar, A, kim, J & Lipinski, W 2017, 'Radiation characteristics of a particle curtain in a freefalling particle solar receiver', ASME 2017 Heat Transfer Summer Conference, ASME HT 2017, ASME, Fairfield, USA, p. 11.
  • Bader, R, Kreider, P, Lovegrove, K et al 2017, 'Thermodynamic analysis of a combined-cycle solar thermal power plant with manganese oxide-based thermochemical energy storage', International Conference on Advances in Energy Systems and Environmental Engineering, ASEE 2017, ed. B. Kaźmierczak, M. KutyÅ‚owska, K. Piekarska, H. Jouhara and J. Danielewicz, EDP Sciences, TBC, pp. 1-9.
  • Dombrovsky, L & Lipinski, W 2017, 'Simple methods for identification of Radiative properties of highly-porous ceria ceramics in the range of semi-transparency', International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 1108-1117.
  • Wheeler, V, Bader, R, Kreider, P et al 2017, 'Modelling of solar thermochemical reaction systems', Solar Energy, vol. 156, pp. 149-168.
  • Levêque, G, Bader, R, Lipinski, W et al 2017, 'High-flux optical systems for solar thermochemistry', Solar Energy, vol. 156, pp. 133-148.
  • Yue, L, Reich, L, Simon, T et al 2017, 'Progress in thermal transport modeling of Carbonate-based reacting systems', International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 1098-1107pp.
  • Qin, Z, Wang, Y, Randrianalisoa, J et al 2016, 'Quantitative Comparison of Photothermal Heat Generation between Gold Nanospheres and Nanorods', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, no. 29836, pp. 1-13pp.
  • Levêque, G, Bader, R, Lipinski, W et al 2016, 'Experimental and numerical characterization of a new 45 kW(el) multisource high-flux solar simulator', Optics Express, vol. 24, no. 22, pp. A1360-A1373pp.
  • Li, L, Coventry, J, Bader, R et al 2016, 'Optics of solar central receiver systems: a review', Optics Express, vol. 24, no. 14, pp. A985-A1007pp.
  • Lipinski, W, Haussener, S & Petrasch, J 2016, 'Continuum radiative heat transfer modeling in multi-component anisotropic media in the limit of geometrical optics', Eurotherm Conference 105: Computational Thermal Radiation in Participating Media V 2016, ed. Fournier R, Selcuk N, IOP Publishing, Bristol, pp. -.
  • Gao, X, Vidal, A, Bayon, A et al 2016, 'Efficient ceria nanostructures for enhanced solar fuel production via high-temperature thermochemical redox cycles', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 4, no. 24, pp. 9614-9624.
  • Bader, R, Levêque, G, Haussener, S et al 2016, 'High-flux Solar Simulator Technology', Optics for Solar Energy, Optical Society of American (OSA), TBC, pp. -.
  • Yue, L & Lipinski, W 2015, 'A numerical model of transient thermal transport phenomena in a high-temperature solid-gas reacting system for CO2 capture applications', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 85, pp. 1058-1068.
  • Bader, R, Haussener, S & Lipinski, W 2015, 'Optical Design of Multisource High-Flux Solar Simulators', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 137, no. 2, pp. 021012-9.
  • Hinkley, J, McNaughton, R, Pye, J et al 2015, 'Current and Future Status of Solar Fuel Technologies in Australia', Journal of the Japan Institute of Energy (Nihon Enerugi Gakkaishi), vol. 94, pp. 182-188.
  • Reich, L, Bader, R, Simon, T et al 2015, 'Thermal transport model of a packed-bed reactor for solar thermochemical CO2 capture', Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media: An International Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 197-209.
  • Reich, L, Melmoth, L, Gresham, R et al 2015, 'Design of a solar thermochemical reactor for calcium oxide based carbon dioxide capture', International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2015, 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, ASME, TBC, pp. 1-8.
  • Bader, R, Bala Chandran, R, Venstrom, L et al 2015, 'Design of a solar reactor to split CO2 Via Isothermal Redox Cycling of Ceria', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 137, no. 3, p. 10.
  • Bala Chandran, R, Bader, R & Lipinski, W 2015, 'Transient heat and mass transfer analysis in a porous ceria structure of a novel solar redox reactor', International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 92, pp. 138-149.
  • Gao, X, Vidal, A, Bayon, A et al 2015, 'Structural Performance of Micro and Nano-structured Ceria for Solar Thermochemical Fuel Production', 2015 Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, ed. R. Egan, R. Passey, Australian Photovoltaic Institute, Canberra.
  • Yue, L & Lipinski, W 2015, 'Effect of surface radiative properties of a CO2 sorbent particle on its interactions with high-flux solar irradiation', Optics Express, vol. 23, no. 11, pp. A752-A763.
  • Yue, L & Lipinski, W 2015, 'Thermal transport model of a sorbent particle undergoing calcination-carbonation cycling', AIChE Journal, vol. 61, no. 8, pp. 2647-2656.
  • Wheeler, V, Randrianalisoa, J, Tamma, K et al 2014, 'Spectral radiative properties of three-dimensionally ordered macroporous ceria particles', Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, vol. 143, pp. 63-72.
  • Bader, R, Gamppt, L, Steinfeld, A et al 2014, 'Transient radiative heat transfer in a suspension of ceria particles undergoing non-stoichiometric reduction', 11th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference 2014, Conference Organising Committee, Atlanta, GA.
  • Randrianalisoa, J, Dombrovsky, L, Lipinski, W et al 2014, 'Absorption of Short-Pulsed Laser Radiation in Superficial Human Tissues: Transient Vs Quasi-Steady Radiative Transfer', 15th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 2014, Begell House Inc., USA, pp. 1-13.
  • Randrianalisoa, J & Lipinski, W 2014, 'Effect of pore-level geometry on far-field radiative properties of three-dimensionally ordered macroporous ceria particle', Applied Optics, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 1290-1297.
  • Reich, L, Yue, L, Bader, R et al 2014, 'Towards Solar Thermochemical Carbon Dioxide Capture via Calcium Oxide Looping: A Review', Aerosol and Air Quality Research, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 500-514.
  • Ebner, P & Lipinski, W 2014, 'Heterogeneous thermochemical decomposition of a semi-transparent particle under high-flux irradiation: uniform versus non-uniform irradiation', Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung, vol. 50, no. 7, pp. 1031-1036.
  • Keene, D, Lipinski, W & Davidson, J 2014, 'The effects of morphology on the thermal reduction of nonstoichiometric ceria', Chemical Engineering Sciences, vol. 111, pp. 231-243.
  • Reich, L, Bader, R, Simon, T et al 2014, 'HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER MODEL OF A PACKED-BED REACTOR FOR SOLAR THERMOCHEMICAL CO2 CAPTURE', 15th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 2014, Begell House Inc., USA, pp. 1-13.
  • Lapp, J & Lipinski, W 2014, 'Transient Three-Dimensional Heat Transfer Model of a Solar Thermochemical Reactor for H2O and CO2 Splitting Via Nonstoichiometric Ceria Redox Cycling', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 136, no. 3, pp. 031006/1-11.
  • Randrianalisoa, J, Dombrovsky, L, Lipinski, W et al 2014, 'Effects of short-pulsed laser radiation on transient heating of superficial human tissues', International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 78, pp. 488-497.
  • Yue, L & Lipinski, W 2014, 'Interactions between high-flux solar irradiation and a decomposing sorbent particle', Optical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications 2014, Optical Society of American (OSA), United States, pp. 1-3.
  • Bader, R, Schmidt, L, Haussener, S et al 2014, 'A 45 kWe multi-source high-flux solar simulator', Optics for Solar Energy, Optical Society of American (OSA), USA.
  • Yue, L & Lipinski, W 2014, 'A model of transient thermal transport phenomena applied to the carbonation and calcination of a sorbent particle for calcium oxide looping CO2 capture', International Congress on Energy 2014, ICE 2014 - Topical Conference at the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting, Curran Associates, Inc., TBC, pp. 344-353.
  • Dunham, M & Lipinski, W 2013, 'Thermodynamic analyses of single brayton and combined brayton-rankine cycles for distributed solar thermal power generation', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. -.
  • Krueger, K, Lipinski, W & Davidson, J 2013, 'Operational Performance of the University of Minnesota 45 kW(e) High-Flux Solar Simulator', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 135, no. 4, pp. 044501 (1-4).
  • Lapp, J, Davidson, J & Lipinski, W 2013, 'Heat transfer analysis of a solid-solid heat recuperation system for solar-driven nonstoichiometric redox cycles', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 031004 (1-11).
  • Dombrovsky, L, Randrianalisoa, J, Lipinski, W et al 2013, 'Simplified approaches to radiative transfer simulations in laser-induced hyperthermia of superficial tumors', Computational Thermal Sciences, vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 521-530.
  • Ganesan, K, Dombrovsky, L & Lipinski, W 2013, 'Visible and near-infrared optical properties of ceria ceramics', Infrared Physics and Technology, vol. 57, pp. 101-109.
  • Ganesan, K, Dombrovsky, L, Oh, T et al 2013, 'Determination of optical constants of ceria by combined analytical and experimental approaches', Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, vol. 65, no. 12, pp. 1694-1701.
  • Dunham, M, Kasetty, R, Mathur, A et al 2013, 'Optical analysis of a heliostat array with linked tracking', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 135, no. 3, pp. 034501 (1-4).
  • Lipinski, W & Lapp, J 2013, 'Transient three-dimensional heat transfer model of a solar thermochemical reactor for H2Oand CO2 splitting via nonstoichiometric ceriaredox cycling', ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2013 Collocated with the ASME 2013 Heat Transfer Summer Conference and the ASME 2013 11th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, ASME, Minneapolis, MN, pp. -.
  • Ganesan, K, Randrianalisoa, J & Lipinski, W 2013, 'Effect of morphology on spectral radiative properties of three-dimensionally ordered macroporous ceria packed bed', Journal of Heat Transfer, vol. 135, no. 12, pp. 8pp.
  • Ganesan, K, Randrianalisoa, J & Lipinski, W 2013, 'Effect of morphology on spectral radiative properties of threedimensionally ordered macroporous ceria packed bed', ASME 2013 Heat Transfer Summer Conference, HT 2013 Collocated with the ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability and the ASME 2013 11th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, ASME, Minneapolis, MN, pp. -.
  • Lipinski, W, Haussener, S, Davidson, J et al 2013, 'Review of heat transfer research for solar thermochemical applications', Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 1-14.
  • Liu, Z, Lapp, J & Lipinski, W 2012, 'Optical design of a flat-facet solar concentrator', Solar Energy, vol. 86, no. 6, pp. 1962-1966.
  • Lipinski, W, Ganesan, K & Dombrovsky, L 2012, 'Combined two-flux approximation and Monte Carlo model for identification of radiative properties of highly scattering dispersed materials', Computational Thermal Sciences, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 365-378.
  • Ng, Y & Lipinski, W 2012, 'Thermodynamic analyses of solar thermal gasification of coal for hybrid solar-fossil power and fuel production', Energy, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 720-731.
  • Lapp, J, Davidson, J & Lipinski, W 2012, 'Efficiency of two-step solar thermochemical non-stoichiometric redox cycles with heat recovery', Energy, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 591-600.
  • Matthews, L & Lipinski, W 2012, 'Thermodynamic analysis of solar thermochemical CO2 capture via carbonation/calcination cycle with heat recovery', Energy, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 900-907.
  • Petrasch, J, Haussener, S & Lipinski, W 2011, 'Discrete vs. continuum-scale simulation of radiative transfer in semitransparent two-phase media', Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, vol. 112, no. 9, pp. 1450-1459.
  • Liang, Z, Chueh, W, Ganesan, K et al 2011, 'Experimental Determination of Transmittance of Porous Cerium Dioxide Media in the Spectral Range of 300-1,100 nm', Experimental Heat Transfer, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 285-299.
  • Coray, P, Lipinski, W & Steinfeld, A 2011, 'Spectroscopic Goniometry System for Determining Thermal Radiative Properties of Participating Media', Experimental Heat Transfer, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 300-312.
  • Ebner, P & Lipinski, W 2011, 'Heterogeneous thermochemical decomposition of a semi-transparent particle under direct irradiation', Chemical Engineering Sciences, vol. 66, no. 12, pp. 2677-2689.
  • Krueger, K, Davidson, J & Lipinski, W 2011, 'Design of a New 45 kW(e) High-Flux Solar Simulator for High-Temperature Solar Thermal and Thermochemical Research', Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 133, no. 1, pp. 1-8.
  • Dombrovsky, L, Lipinski, W, Randrianalisoa, J et al 2011, 'Approximate analytical solution to normal emittance of semi-transparent layer of an absorbing, scattering, and refracting medium', Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, vol. 112, no. 12, pp. 1987-1994.
  • Ganesan, K & Lipinski, W 2011, 'Measurements of spectral transmittance of porous cerium dioxide in the range 900-1,700 NM', ASME/JSME 2011 8th Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, AJTEC 2011, ASME, USA, pp. 1-10pp.
  • Lipinski, W 2011, 'Analysis of heat transfer in a solar thermochemical partial-redox reactor with heat recovery', 2011 Annual Meeting, Elsevier B.V., United States, pp. 3pp.
  • Lipinski, W & Ganesan, K 2011, 'Experimental determination of spectral transmittance of porous cerium dioxide in the range 900-1700 nm', Journal of Heat Transfer, vol. 133, no. 10, pp. -.
  • Lipinski, W & Dunham, M 2011, 'Thermodynamic analyses of single Brayton and combined Brayton-Rankine cycles for distributed solar thermal power generation', ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2011, ASME, Denver, CO, pp. 1215-1225.
  • Lipinski, W & Ebner, P 2011, 'Transient heat and mass transfer analysis of a semi-transparent reacting particle under non-uniform high-flux irradiation', AIChE Annual Meeting, ASME, USA, pp. 1-5.
  • Lipinski, W & Dombrovsky, L 2010, 'A combined P1 and Monte Carlo model for radiative transfer in multi-dimensional anisotropically scattering media', 2010 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 14, ASME, Washington, DC, pp. 793-801.
  • Dombrovsky, L & Lipinski, W 2010, 'A combined P1 and Monte Carlo Model for Multi-Dimensional Radiative Transfer Problems in Scattering Media', Computational Thermal Sciences, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 549-560.
  • Lipinski, W, Petrasch, J & Haussener, S 2010, 'Application of the spatial averaging theorem to radiative heat transfer in two-phase media', Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, vol. 111, no. 1, pp. 253-258.
  • Lipinski, W, Keene, D, Haussener, S et al 2010, 'Continuum radiative heat transfer modeling in media consisting of optically distinct components in the limit of geometrical optics', Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer, vol. 111, no. 16, pp. 2474-2480.
  • Krueger, K, Davidson, J & Lipinski, W 2010, 'Design of a new 45 kWe high-flux solar simulator for high-temperature solar thermal and thermo-chemical research', ASME 2010 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2010, ASME, Vancouver Canada, pp. 1237-1246.
  • Schunk, L, Lipinski, W & Steinfeld, A 2009, 'Ablative heat transfer in a shrinking packed-bed of ZnO undergoing solar thermal dissociation', AIChE Journal, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 1659-1666pp.