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Professor Michael R. W. Walmsley

Michael Walmsley

Professor

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

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

Papers Taught

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.

Recent Publications

  • Lal, N. S., Walmsley, T. G., Atkins, M. J., & Walmsley, M. R. W. (2020). Industrial energy retrofit planning using automated retrofit targeting. Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability. doi:10.1007/s41660-020-00139-2

  • Tarighaleslami, A. H., Ghannadzadeh, A., Atkins, M. J., & Walmsley, M. R. W. (2020). Environmental life cycle assessment for a cheese production plant towards sustainable energy transition: Natural gas to biomass vs. natural gas to geothermal. Journal of Cleaner Production, 275. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122999

  • Schlosser, F., Wiebe, H., Walmsley, T. G., Atkins, M. J., Walmsley, M. R. W., & Hesselbach, J. (2020). Heat Pump Bridge analysis using the Modified Energy Transfer Diagram. Energies, 14(1), 137. doi:10.3390/en14010137 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/14092

  • Bertram, D. V., Tarighaleslami, A. H., Walmsley, M. R. W., Atkins, M. J., & Glasgow, G. D. E. (2020). A systematic approach for selecting suitable wave energy converters for potential wave energy farm sites. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 132. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2020.110011

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Keywords

Energy; Engineering

Process Integration
Energy Sector Planning


Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: EF.2.02
Phone: +64 7 838 4701
Cellphone: 027 5734293