Turbulence and Energy Laboratory

University of Windsor

Raghuveera Sai Sarath Dittakavi, “Maximizing renewable energy utilization in greenhouses”
Akash Mathew, “Advanced exergy analysis of WhisperGen Stirling engine”

Luke Norman, “Wind energy inflow influence on turbine reliability

Hani Pakoohinejad, “Geothermal energy”

Motamad Hussein Bata,“Smart water management”
Junguo Wang, “Vortex induced turbulence for enhancing convective heat transfer”

Avinash Singh, “Cold weather solar PV”

Jones Shen, “Engineering commercial wind turbines beyond year 21”

Ali Shams, “The formation and propagation of a buoyant vortex ring”


Recent MASc Graduates who led 2 or more journal papers

Current MASc Students

Hao Wu, “Engineering flow turbulence for transport enhancement”

  • R. McIntyre, E. Savory, H. Wu, D.S-K. Ting, “The effect of the nozzle top lip thickness on a two-dimensional wall jet,” Journal of Fluids Engineering, In Press.
  • H. Wu, D.S-K. Ting, S. Ray, “Flow over a flat surface behind delta winglets of varying aspect ratios,” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 94: 99-108, 2018.
  • H. Wu, D.S-K. Ting, S. Ray, “The effect of delta winglet attack angle on the heat transfer performance of a flat surface,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 120: 117-126, 2018
  • H. Wu, D.S-K. Ting, S. Ray, “An experimental study of turbulent flow behind a delta winglet,” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 88: 46-54, 2017.


Majid Morshedazideh, “Monitoring and prediction of wind turbines performance using intelligent machine learning techniques”

  • M. Morshedizadeh, M. Kordestani, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, M. Saif, “Power prediction of wind turbines through fusion of MLP and ANFIS networks,” IET Renewable Power Generation, 12(9): 1025-1033, 2018.
  • M. Morshedizadeh, M. Kordestani, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, M. Saif, “Application of imputation techniques and adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system to predict wind turbines power production,” Energy, 138: 394-404, 2017.
  • M. Morshedizadeh, M. Kordestani, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, M. Saif, “Improved power curve monitoring of wind turbines,” Wind Engineering, 41(4): 260-271, 2017.

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David T. Gordon, “Analysis of coaxial borehole heat exchangers under typical thermal response test operating condition”

  • D. Gordon, T. Bolisetti, D.S-K. Ting, S. Reitsma, “Experimental and Analytical Investigation on Pipe Sizes for a Coaxial Borehole Heat Exchanger,” Renewable Energy,  115: 946-953, 2018.
  • D. Gordon, T. Bolisetti, D.S-K. Ting, S. Reitsma, “A physical and semi-analytical comparison between coaxial BHE designs considering various piping materials,” Energy, 141: 1610-1621, 2017.
  • D. Gordon, T. Bolisetti, D.S-K. Ting, S. Reitsma, “Short-term fluid temperature variations in either a coaxial or U-tube borehole heat exchanger,” Geothermics, 67: 29-39, 2017.​

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Lucas M. Semple, “Heating energy demands and sustainable generation concepts for agricultural greenhouses”

  • L. Semple, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Potential for large-scale solar collector system to offset carbon-based heating in the Ontario greenhouse sector,” International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 37(4): 378-392, 2018.
  • L. Semple, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Assessing heating and cooling demands of closed greenhouse systems in a cold climate,” International Journal of Energy Research, 41(13): 1903-1913, 2017.
  • L. Semple, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “A techno-economic analysis of seasonal thermal energy storage for greenhouse applications,” Energy and Buildings, 154: 175-187, 2017.


Haoyang Cen, “Flow-induced vibration of a flexible circular cylinder”

  • H. Cen, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Effect of mass ratio on the hydrodynamic response of a flexible cylinder,” Journal of Marine Science and Application, 15(1): 50-62, 2016.
  • H. Cen, M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, D.S-K. Ting, R. Carriveau, “Mitigating flow-induced vibration of a flexible circular cylinder via pre-tension,” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 11:173-177, 2015.


Jamie C. Smith, “Inflow and structural response of a commercial wind turbine”

  • J. Smith, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Turbine power production sensitivity to coastal sheared and turbulent inflows,” Wind Engineering, 39(2): 183-192, 2015.
  • J. Smith, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Inflow parameter effects on wind turbine tower cyclic loading,” Wind Engineering, 38(5): 477-488, 2014.


Christopher Cvetkovski, “Geothermal thermal management”

  • C.G. Cvetkovski, S. Reitsma, T. Bolisetti, D.S-K. Ting, “Heat transfer in a U-bend pipe: Dean number versus Reynolds number,” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 11:148-158, 2015.
  • C.G. Cvetkovski, S. Reitsma, T. Bolisetti, D.S-K. Ting, “Ground source heat pumps: should we use single U-bend or coaxial ground exchanger loops?” International Journal of Environmental Studies, 71(6): 828-839, 2014.


Brian C. Cheung, “Design of system architecture and thermal management components for an underwater energy storage facility” MASc Record Holder

  • B.C. Cheung, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Parameters affecting scalable underwater compressed air energy storage,” Applied Energy, 134: 239-247, 2014.
  • B.C. Cheung, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Multi-objective optimization of an underwater compressed air energy storage system using a genetic algorithm,” Energy, 74: 396-404, 2014.
  • B. Cheung, N. Cao, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Distensible air accumulators as a means of adiabatic underwater compressed air energy storage,” International Journal of Environmental Studies, 69(4): 566-577, 2012.
  • B. Cheung, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting “Storing energy underwater,” Mechanical Engineering– the Magazine of ASME, 134(12): 38-41, 2012.​