CURRENT PhD STUDENTS (from the newest)

Maziar Mosavati, “Underwater compressed air energy storage”


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


Kyle Patrick Bassett, “Buoyancy energy storage”

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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.

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. ​

Recent PhD Graduates who led 4 or more journal papers

Dr. Mehdi Ebrahimi
Dr. Lindsay Miller-Branovacki

Research Associates / Post-doctorate Fellows

Turbulence and Energy Laboratory

University of Windsor

PhD Students