Background and activities

Expertise and research interests

  • Power cycles and turbomachinery
  • CO2 capture
  • Process modeling and simulation

Education

  • PhD Thermal Energy (NTNU, 2010)
  • Master of Science Mechanical Engineering (Virginia Tech, 2001)

Current position

  • Associate Professor Thermal Energy (2014–)

Previous positions

  • Head of research group Thermal Energy (NTNU, 2017–2018)
  • Postdoctor Thermal Energy (NTNU, 20122014)
  • Researcher Energy Systems (GE Global Research, 2011)
  • PhD Candidate Thermal Energy (NTNU, 20062010)
  • Engineer Gas Turbines (Alstom Power, 19992006)

Teaching

Current supervision

PhD Candidate Roberto Agromayor
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/roberto.agromayor

PhD Candidate Giorgia Mondino
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/giorgia.mondino

PhD Candidate Jairo Rúa Pazos
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/jairo.r.pazos

Postdoctoral fellow Ángel Álvarez Pardiñas
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/angel.a.pardinas

Postdoctoral fellow Marcin Pilarczyk
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/marcinp

Co-supervision

PhD Candidate Cristina Zotica, Department of Chemical Engineering
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/cristinz

PhD Candidate Brede Hagen
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/brede.hagen

Finished PhD candidates

Rubén Mocholí Montañés
PhD thesis: http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2506461

Current research projects

Competitive power production from industrial surplus heat – COPRO

FME Centre for Energy Efficient and Competitive Industry with Low Environmental Impact – HighEFF

Expander Test Laboratory within the National Laboratories for an Energy Efficient Industry – HighEFFLab

Enabling technology for the Development of moving bed Temperature swing adsorption process for post combustion CO2 capture – EDemoTeC

Electrification and efficient energy supply of offshore oil platforms

Innovative hybrid energy system for stable power and heat supply in offshore oil and gas installation – HES-OFF

Dynamic process simulation of decarbonized power generation

Dynamic modeling and simulation of post-combustion CO2 capture system integrated with natural gas combined cycle power plant – DynCap

Compact offshore steam bottoming cycles – COMPACTS

Master student topics

NTNU Open: https://brage.bibsys.no/xmlui/handle/11250/223328
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Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Books

Part of book/report

  • Riboldi, Luca; Nord, Lars O.. (2018) Optimal Design of Flexible Power Cycles through Kriging-based Surrogate Models. ASME Turbo Expo 2018: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition. Volume 3: Coal, Biomass, and Alternative Fuels; Cycle Innovations; Electric Power; Industrial and Cogeneration; Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems.
  • Rúa, Jairo; Nord, Lars O.. (2018) Exergy Analysis for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Plants. Proceedings of The 59th Conference on Simulation and Modelling (SIMS 59).
  • Nord, Lars Olof; Bolland, Olav. (2010) HRSG DESIGN FOR INTEGRATED REFORMING COMBINED CYCLE WITH CO2 CAPTURE. Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2010 : Power for land, sea and air (GT2010), June 14-18, 2010, Glasgow, UK.

Report/dissertation

Others

  • Nord, Lars O.. (2017) Experiments at the world’s largest test center for CO2 capture.