Publications

Energy materials

[1] P. Iqbal, T. Lu, Z. Zhang and Y. Li, Preparation of Multilayer Microcapsules Encapsulating Aqueous Lithium Bromide and Their Mechanical Stability, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, accepted.

[2] C. Li, Q. Li, L. Cong, Y. Li, X. Liu, Y. Xuan, Y. Ding, Carbonate salt based composite phase change materials for medium and high temperature thermal energy storage: a microstructural study, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 196 (2019) 25-35.

[3] Q. Yu, A. Ronagnoli, R. Yang, D. Xie, C. Liu, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Numerical study on energy and exergy performances of a microencapsulated phase change material slurry based photovoltaic/thermal module, Energy Conversion and Management 183 (2019) 708-720.

[4] S. Rama, Y. Zhang, F. Tchuenbou-Magaia, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Encapsulation of 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol with tetraethyl orthosilicate for CO2 capture, Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, accepted.

[5] B. Suleiman, Q. Yu, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Fabrication of form stable NaCl-Al2O3 Composite for Thermal Energy Storage (TES) by Cold Sintering Process (CSP), Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, accepted.

[6] Y. Zhang, Z. Zhang, Y. Ding, P. Zoe and Y. Li, Converting Capsules to Sensors for Nondestructive Analysis: from Cargo-Responsive Self-Sensing to Functional Characterization, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11 (2019) 8693-8698.

[7] Q. Yu, Z. Jiang, L. Cong, T. Lu, S. Bilyaminu, G. Leng, Z. Wu, Y. Ding and Y. Li, A novel low-temperature fabrication approach of composite phase change materials for high temperature thermal energy storage, Applied Energy 237 (2019) 367-377.

[8] Y. Zhang, Z. Jiang, Z. Zhang, Y. Ding, Q. Yu and Y. Li, Polysaccharide Assisted Microencapsulation for Volatile Phase Change Materials with a Fluorescent Retention Indicator, Chemical Engineering Journal, 359 (2019) 1234-1243.

[9] G. Leng, H. Navarro, Q. Yu, G. Wellio, G. Qiao, C. Li, Y. Huang, Y. Zhao, G. Zhang, Y. Meng, C. Chang, Y. Li, Y. Ding, Z. Jiang and L. Cong, Design of composite materials/devices for thermal storage – A critical review, Veruscript Functional Nanomaterials 2 (2018) 1-28.

[10] H. Peng, D. Zhang, X. Ling, Y. Li, Y. Wang, Q. Yu, X. She, Y. Li and Y. Ding, n-alkanes phase change materials and their microencapsulation for thermal energy storage: a critical review, Energy & Fuels 32 (2018) 7262-7293.

[11] C. Li, Q. Li, H. Cao, G. Leng, Y. Li, L. Wang, L. Zheng and Y. Ding, Wettability of eutectic NaLiCO3 salt on magnesium oxide substrates at 778K, Applied Surface Science 442 (2018) 148-155.

[12] Q. Yu, A. Romagnoli, B. Al-Duri, D. Xie, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Heat storage performance analysis and parameter design for encapsulated phase change materials, Energy Conversion and Management 157 (2018) 619-630.

[13] Q. Yu, F. Tchuenbou-Magaia, B. Al-Duri, Z. Zhang, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Thermo-mechanical analysis of microcapsules containing phase change materials for cold storage, Applied Energy 211 (2018) 1190-1202.

[14] J.Y. Sze, C. Mu, Y. Li and A. Romagnoli, Non-eutectic Phase Change Materials for Cold Thermal Energy Storage, Energy Procedia 143 (2017) 656-661.

[15] Y. Li, Z. Ba, Y. Li, Y. Ge and X. Zhu, Influence of Sodium Alginate Inhibitor Addition on the Corrosion Protection Performance of AZ91D Magnesium Alloy in NaCl Solution, Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials 64 (2017) 486-491.

[16] Z. Ge, Y. Li, D. Li, Z. Sun, Y Jin, C. Liu, G. Leng and Y. Ding, Thermal energy storage: challenges and the role of particle technology, Particuology 15 (2014) 2–8.

Energy process

[1] B. Nie, X. She, Q. Yu, B. Zou, Y. Zhao, Y. Li and Y. Ding, Experimental study of charging a compact PCM energy storage device for transport application with dynamic exergy analysis, Energy Conversion and Management 196 (2019) 536-544.

[2] Q. Yu, Z. Mei, M. Bai, D. Xie, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Cooling performance improvement of impingement hybrid synthetic jets in a confined space with the aid of a fluid diode, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2019, accepted.

[3] L. Cong, Q. Yu, G. Qiao, Y. Li and Y. Ding, Effects of an air curtain on the temperature distribution in refrigerated vehicles under a hot climate condition, ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 2019, accepted.

[4] Q. Yu, A. Ronagnoli, R. Yang, D. Xie, C. Liu, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Numerical study on energy and exergy performances of a microencapsulated phase change material slurry based photovoltaic/thermal module, Energy Conversion and Management 183 (2019) 708-720.

[5] C. Li, Q. Li, Y. Li, X. She, H. Cao, P. Zhang, L. Wang and Y. Ding, Heat transfer of composite phase change material modules containing a eutectic carbonate salt for medium and high temperature thermal energy storage applications, Applied Energy 238 (2019) 1074-1083.

[6] F. Bai, M. Chen, W. Song, Q. Yu, Y. Li, Z. Feng and Y. Ding, Investigation of thermal management for lithium-ion pouch battery module based on phase change slurry and mini channel cooling plate, Energy, 167 (2019) 561-574.

[7] Q. Yu, W. Song, B. Al-Duri, Y. Zhang, D. Xie, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Theoretical analysis for heat exchange performance of transcritical nitrogen evaporator used for liquid air energy storage, Applied Thermal Engineering 141 (2018) 844-857.

[8] H. Cao, D. Karampalis, Y. Li, J. Caragay, A. Alexiadis, Z. Zhang, P. J. Fryer and S. Bakalis, Abrupt disintegration of highly porous particles in early stage dissolution, Powder Technology 333 (2018) 394-403.

[9] C. Chang, A. Sciacovelli, Z. Wu, X. Li, Y. Li, M. Zhao, J. Deng, Z. Wang and Y. Ding, Enhanced heat transfer in a parabolic trough solar receiver by inserting rods and using molten salt as heat transfer fluid, Applied Energy 220 (2018) 337-350.

[10] W. Song, F. Bai, M. Chen, S. Lin, Z. Feng and Y. Li, Thermal management of standby battery for outdoor base station based on the semiconductor thermoelectric device and phase change materials, Applied Thermal Engineering 137 (2018) 203-217.

[11] S. Wang, Y. Huang, D. Li, Y. Zhao, Y. Li, Y. Ding, W. Ge and Y. Fu, Modelling and optimal design of thermal storage devices based on effectiveness-NTU approach and exergy recovery maximization, Energy Storage Science and Technology 30 (2017) 148-152.

[12] M. Chen, F. Bai, W. Song, J. Lv, S. Lin, Z. Feng, Y. Li and Y. Ding, A multilayer electro-thermal model of pouch battery during normal discharge and internal short circuit process, Applied Thermal Engineering 120 (2017) 506–516.

[13] F. Bai, M. Chen, W, Song, Z. Feng, Y. Li and Y. Ding, Thermal management performances of PCM/water cooling-plate using for lithium-ion battery module based on non-uniform internal heat source, Applied Thermal Engineering 126 (2017) 17-27.

[14] S. Lin, W. Song, J. Lv, Z. Feng, Y. Zhang, Y. Li, An SOE estimation model considering electrothermal effect for LiFePO4/C battery, International Journal of Energy Research 41 (2017) 2413-2420.

[15] C.C. Negoescu, Y. Li, B. Al-Duri and Y. Ding, Heat transfer behaviour of supercritical nitrogen in the large specific heat region flowing in a vertical tube, Energy 134 (2017) 1096-1106.

[16] J. Lv, W. Song, S. Lin, M. Chen, Z. Feng, Y. Li and Y. Ding, Influence of equalization on LiFePO4 battery inconsistency, International Journal of Energy Research 41(2017) 1171–1181.

[17] J. Lv, W. Song, Z. Feng, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Investigation on Dynamic Equalization Performance of Lithium Battery Pack Management, IET Circuits, Devices & Systems 11 (2017) 388-394.

[18] H. Cao, C. Amadro, X. Jia, Y. Li and Y. Ding, A Modelling Framework for Bulk Particles Dissolving in Turbulent Regime, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 114 (2016) 108-118.

[19] J. Zhu, K. Wang, G. Li, H. Wu, Z. Jiang, F. Lin and Y. Li, Experimental study of the energy and exergy performance for a pressurized volumetric solar receiver, Applied Thermal Engineering, 102 (2016) 212-221.

[20] S. Boothaisong, S. Rittidech, T. Chompookham, M. Thongmoon, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Three-dimensional transient mathematical model to predict the heat transfer rate of a heat pipe, Advances in Mechanical Engineering (2015) 1-11.

[21] C. Li, Z. Ge, Y Jin, Y. Li and Y Ding, Heat transfer behaviour of thermal energy storage components using composite phase change materials, Energy Storage Science and Technology 4 (2015) 169-175.

[22] C. Liu, C. Li, Y. Li, Y. Ding and L. Wang, Heat transfer enhancement in gas-solid flow, CIESC Journal 65 (2014) 2485-2494.

[23] Y. Li, Y. Jin, Y. Huang, F. Ye and Y. Ding, Effective heat transfer factor and its application in optimal design of thermal energy storage system. Energy Storage Science and Technology, 3 (2013) 272-275.

Energy systems

[1] G. Venkataramani, P. Vijayamithran, Y. Li, Y. Ding, H. Chen and V. Ramalingam, Thermodynamic analysis of compressed air energy storage augmenting power/polygeneration for roundtrip efficiency enhancement, Energy, 180 (2019) 107-120.

[2] B. Nie, X. She, Z. Du, C. Xie, Y. Li, Z. He, Y. Ding, System performance and economic assessment of a thermal energy storage based air- conditioning unit for transport applications, Applied Energy 251 (2019) 113254.

[3] X. Peng, X. She, C. Li, Y. Luo, T. Zhang, Y. Li and Y. Ding, Liquid air energy storage flexibly coupled with LNG regasification for air liquefaction enhancement, Applied Energy, 2019, accepted.

[4] C. Xie, Y. Hong, Y. Ding, Y. Li and J. Radcliffe, An economic feasibility assessment of decoupled energy storage in the UK: with liquid air energy storage as a case study, Applied Energy 225 (2018) 244-257.

[5] X. Peng, X. She, L. Cong, T. Zhang, C. Li, Y. Li, L. Wang, L. Tong and Y. Ding, Thermodynamic study on the effect of cold and heat recovery on performance of liquid air energy storage, Applied Energy 221 (2018) 86-99.

[6] A. Sciacovelli, D. Smith, M.E. Navarro, A. Vecchi, X. Peng, Y. Li, J. Radcliffe and Y. Ding, Performance analysis and detailed experimental results of the first liquid air energy storage (LAES) plant in the world, Journal of Energy Resources Technology 140 (2018) 020908-1.

[7] X. Peng, X. She, Y. Li and Y. Ding, Thermodynamic analysis of Liquid Air Energy Storage integrated with a serial system of Organic Rankine and Absorption Refrigeration Cycles driven by compression heat, Energy Procedia 142 (2017) 3440-3446.

[8] X. She, Y. Li, X. Peng and Y. Ding, Theoretical analysis on performance enhancement of stand-alone liquid air energy storage from perspective of energy storage and heat transfer, Energy Procedia 142 (2017) 3498-3504.

[9] A. Tafone, E. Borri, Y. Li, G. Comodi and A. Romagnoli, Techno-economic analysis of a Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) for cooling application in hot climates, Energy Procedia 105 (2017) 4450 – 4457.

[10] A. Sciacovelli, Y. Li, H. Chen, Y. Wu, J. Wang, S. Garvey, Y. Ding, Dynamic simulation of Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) plant with integrated thermal storage – Link between components performance and plant performance, Applied Energy 185 (2017) 16-28.

[11] Y. Li, A. Sciacovelli, X. Peng, J. Radcliffe and Y Ding, Integrating compressed air energy storage with a diesel engine for electricity generation in isolated areas, Applied Energy, 171 (2016) 26-36.

[12] E. Barbour, I.A.G Wilson, J. Radcliffe, Y. Ding and Y. Li, A review of Pumped Hydro Energy Storage development in different international electricity markets, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 61 (2016) 421-432.

[13] E. Barbour, D. Mignard, Y. Ding and Y. Li, Adiabatic compressed air energy storage with packed bed thermal energy storage, Applied Energy 155 (2015) 804-815.

[14] L. Tong, A. Zhang, Y. Li, L. Yao, L. Wang, H. Li and Y. Ding, Exergy and energy analysis of a load regulation method of CVO of air separation unit, Applied Thermal Engineering 80 (2015) 413-423.

[15] K. A. Pacheco, Y. Li, M. Wang, Study of Integration of Cryogenic Air Energy Storage and Coal Oxy-fuel Combustion through Modelling and Simulation, Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 33 (2014) 1537-1542.

[16] Y. Li, H. Cao, S. Wang, Y. Jin, D. Li, X. Wang and Y. Ding, Load shifting of nuclear power plants using cryogenic energy storage technology, Applied Energy 113 (2014) 1710-1716.

[17] Y. Li, S. Witharana, H. Cao, M. Lasfargues, Y. Huang and Y. Ding, Wide spectrum solar energy harvesting through an integrated photovoltaic and thermoelectric system 15 (2014) 39-44.

[18] Y. Li, Y. Jin, Y. Huang, F. Ye and Y. Ding, Effective heat transfer factor and its application in optimal design of thermal energy storage system. Energy Storage Science and Technology, 3 (2013) 272-275.

[19] Y. Li, Y. Jin, Y. Huang, F. Ye, X. Wang, D. Li, C. Wang and Y. Ding, Potential applications of thermal energy storage in electric power generation sector. Energy Storage Science and Technology 2 (2013) 165-171.

[20] Y. Li, X. Wang and Y. Ding, A cryogen-based peak-shaving technology: systematic approach and techno-economic analysis. International Journal of Energy Research 37 (2013) 547-557.

[21] Y. Li, Y. Jin, Y. Huang, F. Ye, X. Wang, D. Li, C. Wang and Y. Ding, Principles and new development of thermal storage technology. Energy Storage Science and Technology 1 (2013) 69-72.

[22] Y. Li, X. Wang and Y. Ding, An integrated solar-cryogen hybrid power system. Renewable Energy 37 (2012) 76-81.

[23] Y. Li, X. Wang, D. Li and Y. Ding, A trigeneration system based on compressed air and thermal energy storage. Applied Energy 99 (2012) 316-323.

[24] Y. Li, X. Wang, Y. Jin and Y. Ding, An optimal design methodology for large-scale gas liquefaction. Applied Energy 99 (2012) 484-490.

[25] Y. Li, Y. Jin, H. Chen, C. Tan and Y. Ding, An integrated system for thermal power generation, electrical energy storage and CO2 capture. International Journal of Energy Research 35 (2011) 1158-1167.

[26] H. Chen, Y. Ding, Y. Li, X. Zhang and C. Tan, Air fuelled zero emission road transportation: a comparative study. Applied Energy 88 (2011) 337-342.

[27] X. Zhang, H. Chen, C. Tan, Y. Li and Y. Ding, Analysis of novel combined power systems of energy storage-diesel engine. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 32 (2011) 1621-1626.

[28] Y. Li, H. Chen, and Y. Ding, Fundamentals and applications of cryogen as a thermal energy carrier: A critical assessment. International Journal of Thermal Sciences 49 (2010) 941-949.

[29] Y. Li, H. Chen, X. Zhang, C. Tan and Y. Ding, Renewable energy carriers: hydrogen or liquid air/nitrogen? Applied Thermal Engineering 30 (2010) 1985-1990.

[30] H. Chen, T.N. Cong, W. Yang, C. Tan, Y. Li and Y. Ding, Progress in electrical energy storage system: A critical review. Progress in Natural Science 19 (2009) 291-312.