Samson Shittu

Dr Samson Shittu

Research Associate

Faculty and Department

  • Institutes
  • Energy and Environmental Institute

Qualifications

  • BEng
  • MSc (University of Hull)
  • PhD (University of Hull)

Summary

Samson Shittu is a Research Associate in Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies, Energy and Environment Institute.

He is currently conducting research on thermoelectric generators and hybrid photovoltaic-thermoelectric systems.

His research focus is on system optimization using three-dimensional finite element numerical models.

He is an electrical and electronics engineering graduate with a background in control systems and renewable energy technologies.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Comparative investigation of concentrated photovoltaic thermal-thermoelectric with nanofluid cooling

Rejeb, O., Shittu, S., Li, G., Ghenai, C., Zhao, X., Ménézo, C., …Bettayeb, M. (2021). Comparative investigation of concentrated photovoltaic thermal-thermoelectric with nanofluid cooling. Energy Conversion and Management, 235, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2021.113968

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

Electrical and mechanical analysis of a segmented solar thermoelectric generator under non-uniform heat flux

Shittu, S., Li, G., Xuan, Q., Zhao, X., Ma, X., & Cui, Y. (2020). Electrical and mechanical analysis of a segmented solar thermoelectric generator under non-uniform heat flux. Energy, 199, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.117433

Research interests

Thermoelectric generator

Photovoltaic-thermoelectric

Electric vehicle

Energy storage

Transport decarbonisation

Wearable technology

Control systems

Awards and prizes

Research Support Fund

2019 - 2019

Awarded a sum of £2,000 for attending the 11th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE) in Västerås, Sweden.

Future Leaders Award

2018 - 2018

Listed among the top 100 of the UK's most outstanding students and new graduates of African and African Caribbean heritage in 2018 by Powerful Media Ltd.

Journal editorial role

Editor Assistant - Energy Special Issue

2020

Energy Scientific and Technological Advances – Special issue for 2nd Global Chinese Energy and Environment Conference

Guest Editor - Energies Special Issue

2020

Special Issue "Hybrid Photovoltaic-Thermoelectric Systems". A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Systems".

Journal peer reviewer

Proceedings of the Royal Society A

2021

Proceedings A publishes articles across the chemical, computational, Earth, engineering, mathematical, and physical sciences. The journal publishes research papers, as well as short reviews containing original and interesting new ideas.

Applied Thermal Engineering

2021

Applied Thermal Engineering disseminates novel research related to the design, development and demonstration of components, devices, equipment, technologies and systems involving thermal processes for the production, storage, utilization and conservation of energy, with a focus on engineering application.

Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments

2021

This journal encourages papers on any aspect and scale of technologies for energy generation and/or utilization that decrease the impact of that production and use, from the laboratory to commercial applications.

Micromachines

2021

Micromachines (ISSN 2072-666X) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of small structures, devices and systems, published monthly online by MDPI.

Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells

2020

Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells is intended as a vehicle for the dissemination of research results on materials science and technology related to photovoltaic, photothermal and photoelectrochemical solar energy conversion.

Solar Energy

2020

Solar Energy, the official journal of the International Solar Energy Society®, is devoted exclusively to the science and technology of solar energy applications.

Energy Conversion and Management

2020

The journal Energy Conversion and Management provides a forum for publishing original contributions and comprehensive technical review articles of interdisciplinary and original research on all important energy topics.

Journal of Electronic Materials

2019

The Journal of Electronic Materials is a peer-reviewed journal that reports monthly on the science and technology of electronic materials, while examining new applications for semiconductors, magnetic alloys, dielectrics, nanoscale materials, and photonic materials.

Scholarship role

University of Hull International Tuition Fee Bursary

2017 - 2020

Full tuition bursary renewable for three years PhD.

University of Hull International Office Postgraduate Scholarship

2016 - 2017

Full tuition scholarship for one-year MSc.