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 Process and Power (2019–)

Previous positions

  • Head of research group Thermal Energy (NTNU, 2017–2018)
  • Associate Professor Thermal Energy (NTNU, 2014–2018)
  • 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

Low Emission Research Centre – LowEmission

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

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

Competitive power production from industrial surplus heat – COPRO

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

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

  • Pardiñas, Ángel Á.; Pilarczyk, Marcin; Agromayor, Roberto; Nord, Lars O.. (2019) Design of an Experimental ORC Expander Setup Using Natural Working Fluids. Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on ORC Power Systems.
  • Pili, Roberto; Siamisiis, Nikolaos; Agromayor, Roberto; Nord, Lars O.; Wieland, Christoph; Spliethoff, Hartmut. (2019) Efficiency Correlations for Off-design Performance Prediction of ORC Axial-flow Turbines. Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar on ORC Power Systems.
  • Riboldi, Luca; Nord, Lars O.. (2019) Offshore Power Plants Integrating a Wind Farm: Design Optimisation and Techno-Economic Assessment Based on Surrogate Modelling. Modeling and Simulation of Energy Systems.
  • 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

  • Agromayor, Roberto; Nord, Lars O.. (2019) AnnularDiffuser1D: one-dimensional annular diffuser model implemented in MATLAB. NTNU. 2019.
  • Agromayor, Roberto; Nord, Lars O.. (2019) AxialOpt: A Meanline Model for the Design and Optimization of Axial Turbines. NTNU. 2019.
  • Mocholí Montañés, Rubén; Nord, Lars O.. (2019) Taking a flexible operation power plant to the next level with carbon capture & storage technology.
  • Mondino, Giorgia; Nord, Lars O.; Grande, Carlos Adolfo; Spjelkavik, Aud I.; Didriksen, Terje; Stensrød, Ruth Elisabeth; Lind, Anna Maria; Krishnamurthy, Shreenath; Arstad, Bjørnar; Håkonsen, Silje Fosse; Blom, Richard. (2019) Moving bed temperature swing adsorption (MBTSA) technology for post-combustion CO2 capture. PCCC-5 . IEAGHG; Kyoto. 2019-09-16 - 2019-09-19.
  • Pardiñas, Ángel Á.; Pilarczyk, Marcin; Agromayor, Roberto; Nord, Lars O.. (2019) Design of an Experimental ORC Expander Setup Using Natural Working Fluids. 5th International Seminar on ORC Power Systems (ORC 2019) . The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA); Athens. 2019-09-09 - 2019-11-09.
  • Agromayor, Roberto; Nord, Lars O.. (2018) Repeating Stages for Axial Turbines in Low Temperature Rankine Cycles. ASME Turbo Expo 2018 ; 2018-06-11 - 2018-06-15.
  • Mondino, Giorgia; Grande, Carlos Adolfo; Blom, Richard; Nord, Lars O.. (2018) Moving bed temperature swing adsorption for CO2 capture from a natural gas combined cycle power plant. GHGT-14 . IEA; Melbourne. 2018-10-21 - 2018-10-26.
  • Nord, Lars O.. (2018) Modeling, simulation, and optimization of offshore power generation systems. Future Energy Center . Mälardalen University; Västerås. 2018-09-24 - 2018-09-24.
  • Agromayor, Roberto; Nord, Lars O.. (2017) Fluid selection and thermodynamic optimization of organic Rankine cycles for waste heat recovery applications. 4th International Seminar on ORC Power System - ORC 2017 ; Milan. 2017-09-13 - 2017-09-15.
  • Encabo Caceres, Ines; Agromayor, Roberto; Nord, Lars O.. (2017) Thermodynamic optimization of an organic Rankine cycle for power generation from a low temperature geothermal heat source. 58th SIMS Conference on Simulation and Modelling, SIMS 2017 . Scandinavian Simulation Society; Reykjavik. 2017-09-25 - 2017-09-27.
  • Mocholí Montañés, Rubén; Nord, Lars O.. (2017) Dynamic Simulations of the Post-Combustion CO2 Capture System of a Combined Cycle Power Plant. 12th International Modelica Conference . Modelica Association; Prague. 2017-05-15 - 2017-05-17.
  • Nord, Lars O.. (2017) Experiments at the world’s largest test center for CO2 capture.
  • Riboldi, Luca; Nord, Lars O.. (2017) Lifetime Assessment of Combined Cycles for Cogeneration of Power and Heat in Offshore Oil and Gas Installations. ASME Power & Energy Conference . ASME; Charlotte. 2017-06-26 - 2017-06-30.
  • Riboldi, Luca; Nord, Lars O.; Cheng, Xiaomei; Farahmand, Hossein; Korpås, Magnus. (2017) Effective Concepts for Supplying Energy to a Large Offshore Oil and Gas Area under Different Future Scenarios. PRES 17 - 20th Conference Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction ; Tianjin. 2017-08-21 - 2017-08-24.
  • Rúa, Jairo; Mocholí Montañés, Rubén; Riboldi, Luca; Nord, Lars O.. (2017) Dynamic modeling and simulation of an offshore combined heat and power (CHP) plant. 58th SIMS Conference on Simulation and Modelling, SIMS 2017 . Scandinavian Simulation Society; Reykjavik. 2017-09-25 - 2017-09-27.
  • Dutta, Rohan; Nord, Lars O.; Bolland, Olav. (2016) Applicability and validation of use of equilibrium-based absorber models with reduced stage efficiency for dynamic simulation of post combustion CO2 capture processes. 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-13 ; Lausanne. 2016-11-14 - 2016-11-18.
  • Mocholí Montañés, Rubén; Flø, Nina Enaasen; Dutta, Rohan; Nord, Lars O.; Bolland, Olav. (2016) Dynamic process model development and validation with transient plant data collected from an MEA test campaign at the CO2 Technology Center Mongstad. 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies . IEAGHG; Lausanne. 2016-11-14 - 2016-11-18.
  • Nord, Lars O.; Anantharaman, Rahul; Chikukwa, Actor; Mejdell, Thor. (2016) CCS on offshore oil and gas installation - Design of post-combustion capture system and steam cycle. 13th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-13 ; Lausanne. 2016-11-14 - 2016-11-18.
  • Berstad, David Olsson; Nord, Lars O.. (2015) Acid gas removal in geothermal power plant in Iceland. The 8th Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage . NTNU and SINTEF; Trondheim. 2015-06-16 - 2015-06-18.
  • Mathisen, Anette; Skinnemoen, Maria M.; Nord, Lars O.. (2014) Evaluating CO2 Capture Technologies for Retrofit in Cement Plant. 12th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, GHGT-12 . IEAGHG; Austin, Texas. 2014-10-05 - 2014-10-09.
  • Amrollahi, Zeinab; Nord, Lars Olof; Bolland, Olav; Ertesvåg, Ivar Ståle. (2010) Identifying areas for improvement and development in a pre-combustion CO2 capture cycle. 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies . IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme; Amsterdam. 2010-09-19 - 2010-09-23.
  • Nord, Lars Olof; Bolland, Olav. (2010) HRSG Design for Integrated Reforming Combined Cycle with CO2 Capture. ASME Turbo Expo 2010 . American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Glasgow. 2010-06-14 - 2010-06-18.
  • Nord, Lars Olof; Bolland, Olav. (2010) Plant flexibility of a pre-combustion CO2 capture cycle. 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies . IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme; Amsterdam. 2010-09-19 - 2010-09-23.
  • Nord, Lars Olof; Kothandaraman, Anusha; Herzog, Howard; McRae, Greg; Bolland, Olav. (2008) A modeling software linking approach for the analysis of an integrated reforming combined cycle with hot potassium carbonate CO2 capture. GHGT-9 ; Washington, D.C.. 2008-11-16 - 2008-11-20.