Background and activities
Professor in Thermodynamics and Combustion since 2009
Area of Work:
- Theoretical and experimental research within the field of combustion/gasification and alternative fuels (bio, hydrogen).
- Modeling of gasification processes of solid biofuels (reactive multiphase flows) for biofuel production.
- Investigation of particle formation in turbulent reacting flows using direct numerical simulations, including dynamic chemical models for combustion in engines and turbines. In collaboration with Queen Mary University of London.
- Studies of characteristics of surrogate fuels including modelling for modern low emitting fuels. In collaboration with School of Engineering and Material Science, Queen Mary University of London og Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.
- Atmospheric dispersion modelling from point sources typical of industrial and marine sources. Research includes development of detailed chemical models for arctic conditions. In collaboration with University of Tromsø and Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.
- Teaching: Thermodynamics, Heat and Combustion
- SMARTCATS (EU Cost initiative): chemistry of smart energy carriers and technologies
- BioEng (Top level Research InitiativeTRI): theoretical and eksperimental study of biofuels.
- GasBio (NFR + industrial partners): gasification of biomass for liquid fuel production, modeling of reactive multiphase flows
- CenBio (NFR and indsutrial partners): biomass and gasification for heat and power production.
- RangEx: (EEC Poland-Norway Grants): development of new engine conept for range extender i electric vehicles.
- BIGCCS (NFR + industrial partners): Low NOx burner, hydrogen co-combustion in burners
- C3BO (DSF + industrial partners): collaboration with Aalborg University. Center for BioOil.
- Arctic Earth Observation and Surveillance Technologies (NFR Nordområdesatsningen): At Universitetet i Tromsø
- Particle formation in Turbulent Flows (EPSRC)
- Surrugate Fuels for Diesel Fuel Modelling (EPSRC)
Terese Løvås is a member of:
- Churchill College, Cambridge University, Alumni Fellow in Engineering
- The Combustion Institute Scandinavian-Nordic Section
- Consortium On Computational Combustion For Engineering Applications
- Institute of Physics
Professor II i Process and Gas technologi
Department of Engeneering Science and Safety, University of Tromsø, Norway
Lecturer in Energy Technologies (associate empl.), School of Engineering and Material Science, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
College Lecturer in Engineering, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK
Research Associate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK
Research Associate, Division of Combustion Physics, Lund University, Sweden
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2017) Methane thermal decomposition in regenerative heat exchanger reactor: Experimental and modeling study. Energy.
- (2017) CFD simulation of devolatilization of biomass with shrinkage effect. Energy Procedia. vol. 105.
- (2017) Gasification of high heating-rate biomass-derived chars at elevated temperatures. Energy Procedia. vol. 105.
- (2017) Stochastic reactor modeling of biomass pyrolysis and gasification. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. vol. 124.
- (2016) NOx emissions and turbulent flow field in a partially premixed bluff body burner with CH4 and H2 fuels. International journal of hydrogen energy. vol. 41 (28).
- (2016) Detailed operational mapping of a grate fired Biomass combustion plant for improved combustion process control. Chemical Engineering Transactions. vol. 50.
- (2016) Operational Mapping of a Grate Fired Biomass Combustion Plant for Improved Process Control. European biomass conference and exhibition proceedings.
- (2016) The effect of turbulent clustering on particle reactivity. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. vol. 36 (2).
- (2016) CFD simulation of industrial-sized biomass furnace. European biomass conference and exhibition proceedings. vol. 2016.
- (2015) Numerical simulations of staged biomass grate fired combustion with an emphasis on NOx emissions. Energy Procedia. vol. 75.
- (2015) Concept of hydrogen fired gas turbine cycle with exhaust gas recirculation: Assessment of combustion and emissions performance. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. vol. 37.
- (2015) Application of a Central Composite Design for the Study of NOx Emission Performance of a Low NOx Burner. Energies. vol. 8 (5).
- (2015) Emission characteristics of a novel low NOx burner fueled by hydrogen-rich mixtures with methane. Journal of Power Technologies. vol. 95 (2).
- (2015) Investigations of air flow behavior past a conical bluff body using particle imaging velocimetry. Experiments in Fluids. vol. 56 (11).
- (2015) Experimental studies of autoignition events in unsteady hydrogen-air flames. Combustion and Flame. vol. 162 (9).
- (2015) CFD-DEM simulation of biomass gasification with steam in a fluidized BEd reactor. Chemical Engineering Science. vol. 122.
- (2015) Effects of Particle Shrinkage and Devolatilization Models on High-Temperature Biomass Pyrolysis and Gasification. Energy & Fuels. vol. 29 (8).
- (2015) Effect of drag models on the accumulation of heavy particles in a circular bounded vortex flow. AIP Conference Proceedings. vol. 1648.
- (2015) Effect of torrefaction on physical properties and conversion behavior of high heating rate char of forest residue. Energy & Fuels. vol. 29 (1).
- (2015) Experimental and Modeling Study of the Effect of Torrefaction on the Rapid Devolatilization of Biomass. Energy & Fuels. vol. 29 (7).