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Kyaw Thu Last modified date:2020.07.27



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https://kyushu-u.pure.elsevier.com/en/persons/thu-kyaw
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Thermal Energy Conversion Systems Laboratory
Thermal Energy Conversion Systems Laboratory .
Phone
092-583-7831
Fax
092-583-7833
Academic Degree
Ph.D. (National University of Singapore)
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Yes
Field of Specialization
Mechanical Engineering
ORCID(Open Researcher and Contributor ID)
orcid.org/0000-0001-5887-1405
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
13years05months
Outline Activities
Adsorption science
Renewable energy
Cogeneration systems
HVAC system
Research
Research Interests
  • Adsorption science and thermodynamic analysis of adsorption systems
    Energy efficiency and optimization of cogeneration systems
    Investigation of vapour compression chillers and new generation refrigerants
    keyword : Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Mass Transfer, Adsorption, Thermal Desalination, Absorption, Renewable Energy (Solar, Waste Heat), Cogeneration, HVAC, Energy Efficiency, Numerical Simulation, Organic Rankine Cycle, 3D modeling, Water Treatment
    2005.01.
Current and Past Project
  • Development of Low Cost Desiccant Air-Conditioning Systems using Activated Carbons Derived from Biomass Resources
  • Thermal Management Materials and Technology Research Association (TherMAT) Research theme: Research and development of waste heat driven cooling heat pump for automobiles
  • Research on thermophysical properties, heat transfer characteristics, and fundamental cycle performance of next generation refrigerants for small to medium size refrigerators and air-conditioners
Academic Activities
Educational
Educational Activities
1. Fundamentals of Heat Transfer, M4052
2. Mass Transfer, M4556
3. Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics, M4557
4. Energy Conversion System Engineering, M4054
5. Energy Engineering Experiment (B3)
6. Fundamentals of Energy and Environmental Engineering
Other Educational Activities
  • 2016.10, Best Paper Award in International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems (IMPRES2016) with paper titled “Adsorption uptake of ethanol onto WPT and Mangrove-derived ACs” authored by A. Pal, B.B. Saha, H. –S. Kil, J. Miyawaki, S.-H. Yoon, S. Mitra, K. Thu, T. Miyazaki, S. Koyama..
  • 2015.11, “ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award 2015”, with the project titled “INNOVATIVE HYBRID MEMBRANE DEHUMIDIFIER (MD)-INDIRECT EVAPORATIVE COOLING (IEC) SYSTEM FOR ALL-WEATHER AIRCONDITIONING WITHOUT COMPRESSORS, 26th November, 2015”.
  • 2015.06, "INSTITUTIONS OF ENGINEERS SINGAPORE (IES) PRESTIGIOUS ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 2015" with the project titled “INNOVATIVE HYBRID MEMBRANE DEHUMIDIFIER (MD)-INDIRECT EVAPORATIVE COOLING (IEC) SYSTEM FOR ALL-WEATHER AIRCONDITIONING WITHOUT COMPRESSORS, 25th June 2015”..
  • 2013.04, Best Paper Award in International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems (IMPRES2013) with paper “Adsorption Kinetics of Propane on Energetically Heterogeneous Activated Carbon” authored by Azhar Bin Ismail, Kyaw Thu, Kandadai Srinivasan, Kim Choon Ng..
  • 2009.09, "INSTITUTIONS OF ENGINEERS SINGAPORE (IES) PRESTIGIOUS ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 2009" with the project titled "Adsorption Technology for Desalination and Cooling"..
  • 2018.02, The theoretical model developed by Thu et al. was adopted by "Heating, Cooling and Ventilating Systems for Low-Carbon Buildings 4.s46 Department of Architecture Spring 2018 " in MIT.