Bjørn Petter Jelle
Background and activities
Bjørn Petter Jelle is a professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a chief scientist at SINTEF. Jelle's background is as a physicist, chemist and material scientist, and examples of current work fields include building physics, materials science, solar radiation, thermal radiation, climate exposure, accelerated climate ageing, solar cells, building integrated photovoltaics, high performance thermal insulation materials, nano materials, and electrochromic materials.
Material science and technology
Accelerated climate ageing experimental investigations
Various climate testing including driving rain
Solar cells / Photovoltaics
Miscellaneous energy aspects
Material and coating evaluation
Surface preparation and protection
Cathodic protection design
Corrosion and material aspects
Electrochromic materials for energy efficient windows
Air metal hydride batteries
Fuel cell technology
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
- (2020) Utilization of Size-Tunable Hollow Silica Nanospheres for Building Thermal Insulation Applications. Journal of Building Engineering. vol. 31.
- (2020) Avoiding snow and ice accretion on building integrated photovoltaics - challenges, strategies, and opportunities. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. vol. 206.
- (2020) Coloured Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Influence on Energy Efficiency. Energy and Buildings. vol. 208.
- (2020) Durability-Enhanced Vanadium Dioxide Thermochromic Film for Smart Windows. Materials Today Physics. vol. 13.
- (2020) Optically-Switchable Thermally-Insulating VO2-Aerogel Hybrid Film for Window Retrofits. Applied Energy.
- (2020) Electrochromic Properties of WO3 Thin Films: The Role of Film Thickness. Analytical Science Advances.
- (2019) Thermal conductivity of amorphous silica nanoparticles. Journal of nanoparticle research. vol. 21:108 (6).
- (2019) Preparation of low density organosilica monoliths containing hollow silica nanospheres as thermal insulation materials. Materials letters (General ed.). vol. 250.
- (2019) Nano Insulation Materials Exploiting the Knudsen Effect. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. vol. 634.
- (2019) Investigations of 6-pane Glazing: Properties and Possibilities. Energy and Buildings. vol. 190.
- (2019) System model for spatial mapping of anthropogenic sinkholes and subsidence basins in mining areas applying 2D laser scanner technique. E3S Web of Conferences. vol. 106.
- (2019) Comparison of the Energy Saving Potential of Adaptive and Controllable Smart Windows: A State-of-the-Art Review and Simulation Studies of Thermochromic, Photochromic and Electrochromic Technologies. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. vol. 200.
- (2019) Reduced-scale hot box method for thermal characterization of window insulation materials. Applied Thermal Engineering. vol. 160:114026.
- (2018) The influence of snow and ice coverage on the energy generation from photovoltaic solar cells. Solar Energy. vol. 159.
- (2018) Durability evaluation of adhesive tapes for building applications. Construction and Building Materials. vol. 161.
- (2018) Electrochromism of hexagonal sodium tungsten bronze nanorods. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. vol. 177.
- (2018) Thermal Modeling and Investigation of the Most Energy-Efficient Window Position. Energy and Buildings. vol. 158.
- (2018) Hollow silica nanospheres as thermal insulation materials for construction: Impact of their morphologies as a function of synthesis pathways and starting materials. Construction and Building Materials. vol. 166.
- (2018) Hygrothermal properties of compressed earthen bricks. Construction and Building Materials. vol. 162.
- (2017) Passive snow repulsion: a state-of-the-art review illuminating research gaps and possibilities. Energy Procedia. vol. 132.