Imperial College London

Dr Andrew J Haslam

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Research Fellow
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5618a.haslam CV

 
 
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Location

 

401ACE ExtensionSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Biography

Date Role
Sep 2008- Research Fellow, Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering
Oct 2004 - Aug 2008 Research Associate (Molecular Systems Engineering group)
Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering
Jun 2004 - Oct 2004 Visiting Scientist (Interfacial Materials Group)
Argonne National Laboratory, USA, Materials Science Division
2001-2004 Research Associate (Molecular Systems Engineering group)
Imperial College London, Centre for Process Systems Engineering
1999-2001 Research Associate (Interfacial Materials Group)
Argonne National Laboratory, USA, Materials Science Division
1998-1999 Research Associate
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, Department of Chemical Engineering
1997-1998 Research Associate
University of Sheffield, UK, Department of Chemistry & University of Patras, Greece, Department of Physics
1997 Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, University of Sheffield, Department of Chemistry:
• Monte Carlo simulation study of hard-sphere chain polymers
• Advisors: Prof. George Jackson and Prof. Tom McLeish
• Investigation of the shape statistics of tangent-hard-sphere polymer chains using Monte Carlo (atomistic) simulations

Interests

thermodynamics in relation to energy and the environment

  • CO2 phase behaviour: in mixtures with reservoir fluids (e.g., enhanced-oil recovery); in aqueous systems; in mixtures with electrolytes (e.g., for sequestration in saline aquifers)
  • organic Rankine cycles, and related devices for the conversion of waste heat to useful energy

Statistical thermodynamics and phase equilibria

  • molecular-based equations of state, e.g., SAFT, and their development
  • industrial gas-polymer systems
  • liquid-crystal systems
  • intermolecular potentials and their influence on mixtures and phase equilibria

Flow assurance

  • thermodynamic modelling of gas hydrates for application in reservoir / flow simulations
  • thermodynamic modelling of crude-oil systems, with particular emphasis on asphaltenes and asphaltene precipitation

SIMULATION OF FLUIDS AND SOLIDS

  • atomistic (molecular dynamics (MD) and Monte Carlo (MC)) and mesoscale (coarse-grained MD and kinetic-MC / finite-element) simulations
  • adsorption of fluids on solid surfaces
  • multiscale and hierarchical simulations

Publications

Conference

Kirmse C, Taleb AJ, Oyewunmi OA, et al., Performance comparison of a novel thermofluidic organic-fluid heat converter and an organic rankine cycle heat engine, 3rd International Seminar on ORC Power Systems (ASME ORC 2015)

Kirmse CJW, Oyewunmi OA, Haslam A, et al., A THERMO-ECONOMIC COMPARISON OF THE UP-THERM HEAT CONVERTER AND AN ORGANIC RANKINE CYCLE HEAT ENGINE, 12th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Kirmse CJW, Oyewunmi OA, Haslam AJ, et al., A thermo-economic assessment and comparison of the Up-THERM heat converter and an organic Rankine cycle engine, Heat Powered Cycles Conference 2016

White MT, Oyewunmi OA, Haslam A, et al., Exploring optimal working fluids and cycle architectures for organic Rankine cycle systems using advanced computer-aided molecular design methodologies, 13th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT2017), ICHMT

White MT, Oyewunmi OA, Haslam AJ, et al., High-efficiency industrial waste-heat recovery through computer-aided integrated working-fluid and ORC system optimisation, The 4th Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference (SusTEM 2017)

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