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
- (2015) Numerical simulations of staged biomass grate fired combustion with an emphasis on NOx emissions. Energy Procedia.
- (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) CFD-DEM simulation of biomass gasification with steam in a fluidized BEd reactor. Chemical Engineering Science. vol. 122.
- (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.
- (2014) Characterisation of CO/NO/SO2 emission and ash-forming elements from the combustion and pyrolysis process. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. vol. 16 (7).
- (2014) Eulerian–Lagrangian Simulation of Biomass Gasification Behavior in a High-Temperature Entrained-Flow Reactor. Energy & Fuels. vol. 28 (8).
- (2014) Thermodynamic Modeling of Allothermal Steam Gasification in a Downdraft Fixed-Bed Gasifier. Advanced Materials Research. vol. 875-877.
- (2014) Effect of Sewage Sludge Addition on Potassium Release and Ash Transformation during Wheat Straw Combustion. Chemical Engineering Transactions. vol. 37.
- (2013) Experimental studies of autoignition and soot formation of diesel surrogate fuels. Proceedings of the Institution of mechanical engineers. Part D, journal of automobile engineering. vol. 227 (D5).
- (2013) Experimental Study of a Single Particle Reactor at Combustion and Pyrolysis Conditions. Chemical Engineering Transactions. vol. 35.
- (2013) Influence of drag force correlations on periodic fluidization behavior in Eulerian-Lagrangian simulation of a bubbling fluidized bed. Chemical Engineering Science. vol. 95.
- (2013) Automatic generation of kinetic skeletal mechanisms for biomass combustion. Energy & Fuels. vol. 27 (11).
- (2013) Development of Surrogate for Fischer-Tropsch Biofuel and Reduced Mechanism for Combustion in Diesel Engine. SAE technical paper series.
- (2012) Enhanced NOx Reduction by Combined Staged Air and Flue Gas Recirculation in Biomass Grate Combustion. Energy & Fuels. vol. 26 (5).
- (2012) Experimental investigation on NOx reduction by primary measures in biomass combustion: straw, peat, sewage sludge, forest residues and wood pellets. Energies. vol. 5 (2).
- (2012) Combustion Properties of Norwegian Biomass: Wood Chips and Forest Residues. Applied Mechanics and Materials. vol. 110-116.
- (2012) Reduced chemical kinetics mechanisms for NOx emission prediction in biomass combustion. International Journal of Chemical Kinetics. vol. 44 (4).