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

Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression

Akhlaghi, Y. G., Zhao, X., Shittu, S., Badiei, A., Cattaneo, M. E., & Ma, X. (2019). Statistical investigation of a dehumidification system performance using Gaussian process regression. Energy and Buildings, 202, 109406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109406

Automated dynamic thermal simulation of houses and housing stocks using readily available reduced data

Badiei, A., Allinson, D., & Lomas, K. J. (2019). Automated dynamic thermal simulation of houses and housing stocks using readily available reduced data. Energy and Buildings, 203, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.109431

Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems

Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Li, J., Cheng, Y., Zhou, J., Yu, M., …Myers, S. (2019). Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems. Renewable energy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.11.007

Experimental analysis of defrosting and heating performance of a solar-assisted heat pump integrated phase change energy storage

Chen, H., Li, G., Wang, Y., Zhang, F., Badiei, A., Lu, T., …Zhang, Y. (in press). Experimental analysis of defrosting and heating performance of a solar-assisted heat pump integrated phase change energy storage. International journal of energy research, https://doi.org/10.1002/er.5076

Presentation / Conference

A Novel Mathematical Model of the Solar Assisted Dehumidification and Regeneration Systems

Golizadeh Akhlaghi, Y., Badiei, A., & Zhao, X. (2019, August). A Novel Mathematical Model of the Solar Assisted Dehumidification and Regeneration Systems. Paper presented at The 18th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies: Sustainable energy towards the new revolution, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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 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

Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)

2019

Graduate Member

Engineering Council

2019

Interim Chartered Engineer (ICEng)