Dr Ye Wang

Research Fellow
Research Area:
  • 2019--present, Research Fellow, Solar Thermal Group, Australian National University
  • 2015--2019, PhD, Solar Thermal Energy, Australian National University
  • 2014--2015 Teaching Fellow, laboratory courses and engineering practice in Thermodynamics Engineering, Tianjin University, China
  • 2011--2014 Master, Engineering Thermophysics, Beihang University (BUAA), China
  • 2007--2011 Bachelor, Thermodynamics Engineering, Shanghai University of Electric Power, China
  • Concentrating solar thermal technology
  • Solar thermal receivers, design and performance analysis
  • Experimental methods in heat transfer
  • Heat transfer, fluid dynamics and thermodynamics phenomenon
  • Sustainable energy system optimisation and creative design
  • Optimisation of available resources
  1. Wang, Y., Lipinski, W., Pye, J., 2020. A method for in situ measurement of directional and spatial radiosity distributions from complex-shaped solar thermal receivers. Vol. 201, p732-745, Solar Energy.

  2. Wang, Y., Potter, D., Asselineau, C.-A., Corsi, C., Wagner, M., Caliot, C., Piaud, B., Blanco, M., Kim, J.-S., Pye, J., 2020. Verification of optical modelling of sunshape and surface slope error for concentrating solar power systems. Vol. 195, p461-474, Solar Energy.

  3. Wang, Y., Gunawan, P., Pye, J., 2020. A 100 MWe Particle-based Concentrating Solar Power System: Optimisation and Contingency Analysis (oral presentation). SolarPACES conference.

  4. Wang, S., Asselineau, C.A., Wang, Y., Pye, J. and Coventry, J., 2020. Performance enhancement of cavity receivers with spillage skirts and secondary reflectors in concentrated solar dish and tower systems. Vol. 208, p708-727, Solar Energy.

  5. Wang, Y., Asselineau, C.A., Wang, S., Coventry, J. and Pye, J., 2019. Incorporation of Solstice Raytracing into Numerical Modelling of CSP Systems (oral presentation). The Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, Canberra, Australia.

  6. Wang, Y., and Pye, J., 2019. Camera-based Measurement of Directional and Spatial Distribution of Radiosity from High-flux Cavity-like Receivers by 3D Reconstruction (oral presentation). SolarPACES Conference, Daegu, South Korea.

  7. Torres, F., Ghanadi, F., Wang, Y., Arjomandi, M. and Pye, J., 2019. Mixed convection and radiation from an isothermal bladed structure. Vol. 147, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.

  8. Wang, Y., Lipinski, W., Pye, J., 2018. Camera-based Measurement of Reflection and Emission from Complex Receiver Shapes (oral presentation). The Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, Sydney, Australia

  9. Wang, Y., Coventry, J., Pye, J., 2018. Optical and Radiation Considerations in Bladed Receiver Design for Central Tower Systems. In Proceedings of the 24th SolarPACES Conference, Casablanca, Morocco. Peer-reviewed paper.

  10. Wang, Y., Potter, D., Asselineau, C.-A., Corsi, C., Wagner, M., Blanco, M., Kim, J.-S., Pye, J., 2017. Comparison of Optical Modelling Tools for Sunshape and Surface Slope Error. In Proceedings of the 23rd SolarPACES Conference, Santiago, Chile. Peer-reviewed paper.

  11. Wang, Y. and Pye, J., 2016. Peak Flux Constraints on Bladed Receiver Performance in HighTemperature Molten Salt Concentrating Solar Power Systems. In Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, Canberra, Australia. Peer-reviewed paper.

  12. Wang, Y., Asselineau, C.-A., Coventry, J., Pye, J., 2016. Optical Performance of Bladed Receivers for CSP Systems. In Proceedings of the ASME Power and Energy Conference, Charlotte, USA. Peerreviewed paper.

  13. Xu, G. Q., Wang, Y., Quan, Y. K., et al., 2015. Design and Characteristics of a Novel Tapered Tube Bundle Receiver for High-Temperature Solar Dish System. 791-799, Applied Thermal Engineering

  14. Wang, Y., Xu, G. Q., Quan, Y. K., Luo, X., Li, H. W., 2013. Design and Optimization of a New Solar Dish Cavity Receiver/Absorber. The 3rd International Conference on Energy and Environmental Science. IPCBEE vol.54.

  • ANU Solar Thesis Prize that was awarded by the ACT Minister for Environment Shane Rattenbury at the 2019 Solar Oration

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