SMST 2019

In the middle of May international scientific conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technology (SMST) 2019  took place at The Bodenseeforum in Konstanz, Germany. This is the leading worldwide conference and exposition for the shape memory and superelastic technologies and is highly focused on the manufacturing and application of shape Read more…

Neural network, ARX, and extreme learning machine models for the short-term prediction of temperature in buildings

The research article co-authored by members of LAHDE laboratory entitled Neural network, ARX, and extreme learning machine models for the short-term prediction of temperature in buildings was published in Building Systems and Components journal in April 2019.   Abstract In this paper, the possibilities of developing machine learning based data-driven Read more…

Interklima 2019, Zagreb

The international Interclima conference is dedicated to research in the field of technical thermodynamics and to the energy efficiency improvements in thermal energy systems, primarily in the buildings and industry, in the context of the regulations subjected to the implementation of EU Directives in national legislation. Prof. Kitanovski held the Read more…

International Conference of SZE 2019

The International Conference of SZE (Slovenian Energy Association) took place in the beginning of April in Porotož. It hosted more than 200 attendees, who presented 47 contributions in sustainable and clean energy supply for heating and cooling. The LAHDE presented: Comparative techno-economic analysis of using gas engine-driven heat pumps in Read more…

New frontiers in magnetic refrigeration with high oscillation energy-efficient electromagnets

The article was published in Applied Energy Journal (link) Abstract This article reports on the novel resistive electromagnetic field source with the magnetic energy recovery, which enables the use of the static magnetocaloric regenerator. Most of the existing prototype magnetocaloric devices that operate near room temperature, use magnetic field sources Read more…

Thermag VII, Darmstadt

In September 2108 we attended the International Conference on Caloric Cooling in Darmstadt. Our contributions were in the field of magnetocalorics and elastocalorics: Rare-earth-free magnetic field source (invited talk), Magnetocaloric wine cooler with rare-earth-free magnet assembly, Challenges in designing elastocaloric regenerators. [metaslider id=573]