Dr. Raya Al-Dadah



AL-DADAH, Raya (F) is a reader in sustainable energy technologies in the School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham. She was awarded BSc in Mechanical Engineering in 1985 and PhD in Electrohydrodynamic enhancement of boiling heat transfer in 1994. She took lectureship position at UoB in 1995, promoted to senior lecturer in 2014 and to a reader in 2019. She has more than 20 years research experience in the fields of heat transfer, heat powered refrigeration systems and harnessing solar energy. She is a fellow of the Institute of Refrigeration, fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and member of the Higher Education Academy (UK). She has researched and supervised research projects and published over 150 papers in reputable journals and international conferences with H index of 24.

Specific Research interests:

  • Heat powered adsorption technology for energy storage, cooling, heating, power generation and water desalination using advanced adsorbent materials namely Metal Organic Framework (MOF.
  • Harnessing solar energy: Developing efficient methods of harnessing solar energy based on concentrated Photovoltaic cells (silicon cells as well as multi-junction cells) for both electricity and heat energy production (PVT and CPVT).
  • Liquid Air Energy Storage: Developing efficient cold energy recovery systems for cooling, power generation and freeze water desalination.

IMPORTANT DATES
Apr
15
2021

Final Extended Paper Submission Deadlines

Apr
22
2021

Final Extended Notification to Authors

Apr
27
2021

Final Extended Early-Bird Registration