Dr Xiaolin Wang

Visiting Fellow
Research Area:

•        3/2013 – 9/2016 | PhD of Engineering | Australian National University (ANU)

•        9/2010 – 3/2013 | Master of Power Engineering | Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

•        6/2006 – 6/2010 | Bachelor of Building Environment & Equipment Engineering | Nanjing Normal University (NNU)

  • Cold thermal energy storage for air-conditioning applications
  • CO2 hydrate based cold storage for HVAC applications
  • Phase change materials
  • Building energy systems
  • Solar cooling
  • Green building

Articles in refereed journals

  1. X Wang, M Dennis. Charging performance of a CO2 semi-clathrate hydrate based PCM in a lab scale cold storage system. Applied Thermal Engineering 2017;126:762–773.

  2. X Wang, M Dennis. Thermal energy harvest in the discharge of CO2 semi-clathrate hydrate in an emulated cold storage system. Applied Thermal Engineering 2017;124:725–733.

  3. X Wang, M Dennis. An experimental study on the formation behaviour of CO2–TBPB semi-clathrate hydrate for cold storage applications. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 2017;62:1083−1093.

  4. X Wang, M Dennis. Phase equilibrium and formation behaviour of CO2–TBAB semi-clathrate hydrate at low pressures for cold storage air conditioning applications. Chemical Engineering Science 2016;155:294–305.

  5. X Wang, M Dennis. Characterisation of thermal properties and charging performance of semi-clathrate hydrates for cold storage applications. Applied Energy 2016;167:59–69.

  6. X Wang, M Dennis. An experimental study on the formation behaviour of single and binary hydrates of TBAB, TBAF and TBPB for cold storage air conditioning applications. Chemical Engineering Science 2015;137:938–946.

  7. X Wang, M Dennis. Influencing factors on the energy saving performance of battery storage and phase change cold storage in a PV cooling system. Energy and Buildings 2015;107:84–92.

  8. X Wang, M Dennis, L Hou. Clathrate hydrate technology for cold storage in air conditioning systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2014;36:34–51.

  9. X Zhai, X Wang, C Wang, et al. Experimental investigation of a novel phase change cold storage used for a solar air-conditioning system. HVAC&R Research 2014;20:302–310.

  10. X Wang, X Zhai, T Wang, et al. Performance of the capric and lauric acid mixture with additives as cold storage materials for high temperature cooling application. Applied Thermal Engineering 2013;58:252–260.

  11. X Wang, X Zhai, T Wang, et al. Preparation and performance of cold storage phase change material for high temperature cooling application. Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2013;47:1275–1281.

  12. X Zhai, X Wang, T Wang, et al. A review on phase change cold storage in air-conditioning system: materials and applications. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2013;22:108–120.

  13. X Zhai, X Wang, H Pei, et al. Experimental investigation and optimisation of a ground source heat pump system under different indoor set temperatures. Applied Thermal Engineering 2012;48:105–116.

  14. X Wang, X Zhai, C Wang, et al. Review on phase change cold storage in air-conditioning systems (in Chinese). Building Science 2013;6:98–106.

  15. X Wang, X Zhai, T Wang, et al. A theoretical and experimental study on a solar air conditioning system with phase change cold storage (in Chinese). Journal of Refrigeration 2013;5:34–40.

  16. X Wang, X Zhai, Y Yan, et al. An experimental and theoretical study on the performance of a tower cooling system with radiant cooling ceiling (in Chinese). Renewable Energy Resources 2012;5:100–104.

  17. X Wang, B Niu, L An, et al. Study of a radiant cooling floor system with independent dehumidification (in Chinese). Building Energy & Environment 2009;28(6):67–70.

  18. C Wang, X Zhai, H Li, X Wang. An experimental study on a cold storage heat exchanger (in Chinese). Chinese Journal of Refrigeration Technology 2014;34(2):11–15.

  19. H Pei, X Zhai, Q Wang, X Wang. An experimental study on the influences of the soil moisture content on the soil temperature (in Chinese). Renewable Energy Resources 2013;31:71–74.

Chapters in edited book

  1. X Wang, L Hou. Energy Systems of Green Buildings in Australia. In Ruzhu Wang and Xiaoqiang Zhai: Handbook of Energy Systems in Green Buildings, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2019.

Articles in conference proceedings

  1. X Wang, M Dennis. Energy storage for air-conditioning using CO2 gas hydrates. In Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Solar Research Conference 2016, Publisher: Australian PV Institute, Editors: R. Egan and R. Passey, Dec 2016, ISBN: 978-0-6480414-0-5.

  2. X Wang, M Dennis. A comparison of battery and phase change cold storage in a PV cooling system under different climates. In Proceedings of the 13th IEA ECES International Conference on Energy Storage 2015.

  • 2017         Tutor for the course Individual Project to 4th year undergraduates at ANU
  • 2015         Tutor for the course Energy System Engineering to 3rd year undergraduates at ANU
  • 2014         Guest Lecturer for the course Solar Thermal Technologies at ANU

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