Dr Ali Badiei

Dr Ali Badiei

Research Fellow

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Engineering

Qualifications

  • BSc (Middle East Technical University )
  • MSc (Loughborough University)
  • PhD (Loughborough University)

Summary

Dr Ali Badiei is a Research Fellow in low carbon heating and cooling systems with a PhD in Building Energy Research and demonstrated history of delivering large, complex projects. He has a passion for sustainable and low energy technologies and the positive impact they create in tackling global warming and climate change.

Highly skilled in performance analysis and energy systems development, dynamic energy simulation of technologies and buildings, highly motivated with an inquisitive nature and strong desire to ingrain the fundamental principles. Experienced in project management and leading high performing, multinational teams, he focuses on timely and effective delivery of projects with highest standards.

Core Competencies:

- Project Management

- Energy Simulation and Performance Analysis

- Building Physics and Energy Evaluation

- Communications and Negotiations

- Creativity and innovation

Key Technologies and Methodologies:

- Solar-Assisted Heat Pump Technologies

- Dew Point Cooling Technologies

- Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)

- EnergyPlus and DesignBuilder Modelling

- IES VE Modelling

- Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Undergraduate

Taught Modules:

- Principles of Renewable Energy;

- Renewable Energy Technologies for Buildings;

- Environmental Data Literacy

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Hourly performance forecast of a dew point cooler using explainable Artificial Intelligence and evolutionary optimisations by 2050

Golizadeh Akhlaghi, Y., Aslansefat, K., Zhao, X., Sadati, S., Badiei, A., Xiao, X., …Ma, X. (2021). Hourly performance forecast of a dew point cooler using explainable Artificial Intelligence and evolutionary optimisations by 2050. Applied energy, 281, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116062

A chronological review of advances in solar assisted heat pump technology in 21st century

Badiei, A., Golizadeh Akhlaghi, Y., Zhao, X., Shittu, S., Xiao, X., Li, J., …Li, G. (2020). A chronological review of advances in solar assisted heat pump technology in 21st century. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 132, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110132

Economic and environmental analysis of a novel rural house heating and cooling system using a solar-assisted vapour injection heat pump

Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Li, J., Li, G., Myers, S., Cheng, Y., …Ma, X. (2020). Economic and environmental analysis of a novel rural house heating and cooling system using a solar-assisted vapour injection heat pump. Applied energy, 275, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115323

Analysis of thermoelectric geometry in a concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric under varying weather conditions

Shittu, S., Li, G., Tang, X., Zhao, X., Ma, X., & Badiei, A. (2020). Analysis of thermoelectric geometry in a concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric under varying weather conditions. Energy, 202, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.117742

Can whole building energy models outperform numerical models, when forecasting performance of indirect evaporative cooling systems"

Badiei, A., Akhlaghi, Y. G., Zhao, X., Li, J., Yi, F., & Wang, Z. (2020). Can whole building energy models outperform numerical models, when forecasting performance of indirect evaporative cooling systems?. Energy Conversion and Management, 213, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2020.112886

Research interests

- Energy Simulation and Performance Analysis

- Building Physics and Energy Evaluation

- Building services

- Solar-Assisted Heat Pump Technologies

- Dew Point Cooling Technologies

- Renewable and Sustainable Developments

Postgraduate supervision

- Energy Simulation and Performance Analysis

- Building Physics and Energy Evaluation

- Building Energy Efficiency and Improvements

Journal peer reviewer

Solar Energy journal

2020

Publisher: ELSEVIER CiteScore: 5.24 Impact Factor: 4.674 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.622 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.593

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (RSER) Journal

2020

Publisher: ELSEVIER CiteScore: 25.5 Impact Factor: 12.110 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 4.351 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 3.632

Renewable Energy Journal

2019

Publisher: ELSEVIER CiteScore: 6.19 Impact Factor: 5.439 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 2.075 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.889

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Member of Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (MCIBSE)

2020

Member (MCIBSE)

Chartered Engineer (CEng) - UK Engineering Council

2020

Chartered Engineer (CEng)

Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

2020

Ali completed the "Professional Practice in Teaching and Learning in HE" module (which is designed for research staff and students who want to teach) and has achieved Fellowship via the DARTE scheme.