Recent PhD Graduates who led 4 or more journal papers

Former Visiting PhD Students who led 2 or more journal papers per year

Zhiwen Wang, Visiting China Scholarship PhD Scholar from Marine Engineering, Dalian Maritime University; “Compressed air underwater energy storage” Visiting PhD Record Holder

  • Z. Wang, W. Xiong, D.S-K. Ting, R. Carriveau, Z. Wang, “Comparison of underwater and underground CAES systems for integrating floating offshore wind farms,” Journal of Energy Storage, accepted.
  • Z. Wang, W. Xiong, D.S-K. Ting, R. Carriveau, Z. Wang, “Conventional and advanced exergy analyses of an underwater compressed air energy storage system,” Applied Energy, 180: 810-822, 2016.
  • Z. Wang, D.S-K. Ting, R. Carriveau, W. Xiong, Z. Wang, “Design and thermodynamic analysis of a multi-level underwater compressed air energy storage system,” Journal of Energy Storage, 5: 203-211, 2016.

Turbulence and Energy Laboratory

University of Windsor

​​CURRENT PhD STUDENTS (from the newest)


Zahra Naghibi, “Fluid-structure interactions”


Yang Yang, “Vortical flow turbulence”


Maziar Mosavati, “Underwater compressed air energy storage”


Milad Rezamand, “Estimating remaining useful life of wind turbine components”


Julia Aman, “Low temperature solar cooling and heating system for residential application”

  • J. Aman, P. Henshaw, D.S-K. Ting, “Energy efficiency and economic feasibility of an absorption air-conditioning system using wet, dry and hybrid heat rejection methods,” International Journal of Environmental Studies, in press.
  • J. Aman, P. Henshaw, D.S-K. Ting, “Performance characterization of a bubble pump for vapor absorption refrigeration systems,” International Journal of Refrigeration, in press.
  • J. Aman, P. Henshaw, D.S-K. Ting, “Solar sorption cooling for residential air-conditioning applications,” International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, in press.
  • ​​J. Aman, D. S-K. Ting, P. Henshaw, “Residential solar air conditioning: energy and exergy analysis of an ammonia-water absorption cooling system,” Applied Thermal Engineering, 62: 424-432, 2014.

Dr. Kyle Patrick Bassett, “Buoyancy energy storage”

  • K. Bassett, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Integration of buoyancy battery energy storage with utility scale wind energy generation,” Journal of Energy Storage, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2017.04.013.
  • ​K. Bassett, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Experimental analysis of buoyancy battery energy storage system,” Renewable Power Generation, 10(10): 1523-1528, 2016.
  • K. Bassett, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting,“Underwater energy storage through application of Archimedes principle,” Journal of Energy Storage, 8: 185-192, 2016.
  • K. Bassett, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting,“3D printed wind turbines Part 1: Design considerations and rapid manufacture potential,” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 11:186-193, 2015.


Dr. Fama Fouladi, “Enhancing convective heat transfer over a surrogate photovoltaic panel”

  • F. Fouladi, P. Henshaw, D.S-K. Ting, S. Ray, “Flat plate convection heat transfer enhancement via a square rib,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 104: 1202-1216, 2017.
  • F. Fouladi, P. Henshaw, D.S-K. Ting, “Effect of a triangular rib on a flat plate boundary layer,” Journal of Fluids Engineering, 138(1), 011101:1-11, 2016.
  • F. Fouladi, P. Henshaw, D.S-K. Ting, “Turbulent flow over a flat plate downstream of a finite height perforated plate,” Journal of Fluids Engineering, 127(2): 021203, 12 pages, 2015.
  • F. Fouladi, P. Henshaw, D.S-K. Ting, “Enhancing smart grid realization with accurate prediction of photovoltaic performance based on weather forecast,” International Journal of Environmental Studies, 70(5): 754-764, 2013.


Dr. Mojtaba Ahmadi-Baloutaki, “Analysis and improvement of aerodynamic performance of straight bladed vertical axis wind turbines”

  • “Chapter 7: Thermal Management as a Key in Storing Adsorbed Natural Gas,” M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting in Methane and Hydrogen for Energy Storage, Editors: R. Carriveau & D.S-K. Ting, The Institute of Engineering and Technology, London, UK, 2016.
  • M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “A wind tunnel study on the aerodynamic interaction of vertical axis wind turbines in array configurations,” Renewable Energy, 96(A): 904-913, 2016.
  • M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Performance of a vertical axis wind turbine in grid turbulence,” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 11: 178-185, 2015.
  • M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “An experimental study on the interaction between free-stream turbulence and a wing-tip vortex in the near-field,” Aerospace Science and Technology, 43: 395-405, 2015.
  • M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Straight-bladed vertical axis wind turbine rotor design guide based on aerodynamic performance and loading analysis,” Proceeding of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal Power & Energy, 228(7): 742-759, 2014 (one of two winners of the SAGE Best Paper Prize in 2014 by the editorial board of Journal of Power and Energy).
  • M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Effect of free-stream turbulence on flow characteristics over a transversely-grooved surface,” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 51: 56-70, 2013.
  • M. Ahmadi-Baloutaki, D.S-K. Ting, R. Carriveau, “The role of free-stream turbulence on flow evolution in the wake of a VAWT blade,” Wind Engineering, 37(4): 401-420, 2013.


Dr. Ahmadreza Vasel Be Hagh,“Fluid-structure interactions of underwater accumulators” PhD Record Holder

  • A.R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, J.S Turner, “On the drag of buoyant vortex rings,” Physical Review E, 92:043024, 1-6, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.92.043024, 2015.
  • A.R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Structural analysis of an underwater energy storage accumulator,” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 11:165-172, 2015.
  • A.R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “A balloon bursting underwater,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 769: 522-540, 2015.
  • A.R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, R. Carriveau, D. S-K. Ting, “Flow over submerged energy storage balloons in closely and widely spaced floral configurations,” Ocean Engineering, 95(1): 59-77, 2015.
  • A.R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Flow past an accumulator unit of an underwater energy storage system: three touching balloons in a floral configuration,” Journal of Marine Science and Application, 13: 467-476, 2014.
  • A. R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, R. Carriveau, D. S-K. Ting, “Underwater compressed air energy storage improved through vortex hydro energy,” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 7: 1-5, 2014.
  • A.R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, R. Carriveau, D.S-K. Ting, “Energy storage using weights hydraulically lifted above ground,” International Journal of Environmental Studies, 70(5): 792-799, 2013.
  • A.R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, R. Carriveau, D. S-K. Ting, “Numerical simulation of flow past an underwater energy storage balloon,” Computers and Fluids, 88: 272-286, 2013.
  • A.R. Vasel-Be-Hagh, D.S-K. Ting, R. Carriveau,“Correlating flow pattern with force coefficients in air flow past a tandem unit of three circular cylinders,” International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, 40(3): 1-19, 2013. ​