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Publication: 21 oktober 2022

Workshop MECRE

On October 31 and November 1, a workshop on the Metal-enabled Cycle of Renewable Energy (MECRE) will be organized for the first time. From Metalot, Tim Spee and Prof. Philip de Goey will provide a contribution. The preliminary program for the two-day event is as follows:

October 31, 2023

* 13:00-14:00 Registration

* 14:00-14:15 Introduction & Overview of metal-enabled cycle of renewable energy

* 14:15-14:35 Global Opportunities and Challenges for Iron as a Recyclable Energy Carrier
   Arne Scholtissek (TU Darmstadt)

* 14:35-14:55 Presentation about Metalot
   Tim Spee/Philip de Goey (Metalot/TUe)

* 14:55 -15:15 Preliminary Techno-Economic Assessment of Iron as an Energy Carrier
   Yannik Neumann (TU Darmstadt)

* 15:15-16:00 Coffee break and poster session - Potential use of metal fuels for space exploration

* 16:00-16:20 Overview of research activities for space exploration — Potential use of metal fuels
   Sebastien Vincent-Bonnieu (European Space Agency)

* 16:20-16:40 Combustion of metal powders for generation of heat and electric power in space
   Evgeny Shafirovich (Univ. of Texas at El Paso)

* 16:40-17:00 Speed and propagation limit of discrete flames: experimental and numerical investigation in the
   scope of the PERWAVES microgravity project
   Jan Palecka (McGill University)

* 17:00-18:30 Reception/poster session/open discussion


November 1, 2023

* 8:30-9:00 Morning coffee | Experimental studies on iron combustion

* 9:00-9:20 Optical diagnostics for single particles and particle groups in laminar flows
   Tao Li (TU Darmstadt)

* 9:20-9:40 Overview of experimental study at TU/e
   Jesse Hemeete (TU Eindhoven)

* 9:40-10:00 Experimental investigation of iron-air flames in a tube burner
   Michal Fedoryk (KIT)

* 10:00-10:20 On experimental techniques for studying laminar metal flames in the lab environment with particular emphasis on burners
   Samuel Goroshin (McGill University)

* 10:20-10:40 Coffee break/poster session/open discussion

Theoretical and computational studies related to iron combustion
* 10:40-11:00 Numerical simulation of metal particle combustion
   Xuesong Bai (Lund Univ.)
* 11:00-11:20 The role of non-equilibrium temperature in flame synthesis of iron-oxide nanoparticles
   Igor Rahinov (The Open University of Israel)
* 11:20-11:40 Overview of numerical study at TU/e
   Giel Ramaekers (TU Eindhoven)
* 11:40-12:00 Current state of iron and flame species interaction kinetics
   Irenaeus Wlokas (Univ. of Duisburg-Essen)

* 12:00-13:00 Lunch

Use of other metals as future energy carriers
* 13:00-13:20 Aluminum and magnesium as future zero-carbon energy carrier
   Fabien Halter (ICARE)
* 13:20-13:40 Optical measurements of single aluminium particles burning in vitiated hot flow
   Zhongshan Li (Lund Univ.)
* 13:40-14:00 Metal-water reactions for on-demand hydrogen production
   Jeffrey Bergthorson (McGill)
* 14:00-14:20 Magnesium/air combustion as a new source of clean energy
   Jean-François Brilhac (UHA LGRE Mulhouse)

* 14:20-14:50 Coffee break/poster session/open discussion

Fundamentals and technologies for iron-oxide reduction
* 14:50-15:10 Low temperature hydrogen-based reduction of combusted iron powder
   Laurine Choisez (Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH)
* 15:10-15:30 Fundamentals of the hydrogen plasma reduction of iron ores
   Isnaldi Souza Filho (Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH)
* 15:30-15:50 Overview of research on iron oxide reduction at TU/e
   Giulia Finotello (TU/e)
* 15:50-16:10 Morphological changes of iron particles in multiple combustion-regeneration cycles
   Alexey Sepman (RISE)

* 16:10-17:00 Open discussion and closing


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