Patrick Phelan

Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs and Professor

  • 9764 Citations
  • 42 h-Index
1987 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Editorial: Sustainable, Healthy Buildings & Communities

Phelan, P., Wang, N., Hu, M. & Roberts, J. D., May 2020, In : Building and Environment. 174, 106806.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Experimental and numerical assessment of using coconut oil as a phase-change material for unconditioned buildings

Alqahtani, T., Mellouli, S., Bamasag, A., Askri, F. & Phelan, P. E., Jun 10 2020, In : International Journal of Energy Research. 44, 7, p. 5177-5196 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Experimental investigation of a solar-heated direct contact membrane distillation system using evacuated tube collectors

Bamasag, A., Alqahtani, T., Sinha, S., Ghaffour, N. & Phelan, P., Aug 1 2020, In : Desalination. 487, 114497.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Modeling and forecasting end-use energy consumption for residential buildings in Kuwait using a bottom-up approach

Alajmi, T. & Phelan, P., Apr 2020, In : Energies. 13, 8, 1981.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Thermodynamic and economic analysis of a micro-combined polygeneration system coupled with solar energy and fuels for distributed applications

Xu, H., Zhang, Z., Hu, Z., Dai, X., Wang, J., Jiao, W., Yuan, Y. & Phelan, P. E., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasound-assisted regeneration of zeolite/water adsorption pair

Daghooghi-Mobarakeh, H., Campbell, N., Bertrand, W. K., Kumar, P. G., Tiwari, S., Wang, L., Wang, R., Miner, M. & Phelan, P. E., Jun 2020, In : Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 64, 105042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Experimental investigation of a membrane distillation system using solar evacuated tubes

Bamasag, A., Alqahtani, T., Sinha, S. & Phelan, P., Jan 1 2019, Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Performance analysis of a metal hydride-thermal energy storage system for concentrating solar power plants

Alqahtani, T., Mellouli, S., Askri, F. & Phelan, P. E., Jan 1 2019, 4th Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, TFEC 2019. Begell House Inc., p. 1667-1676 10 p. (Proceedings of the Thermal and Fluids Engineering Summer Conference; vol. 2019-April).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Recent developments in phase change materials for energy storage applications: A review

Nazir, H., Batool, M., Bolivar Osorio, F. J., Isaza-Ruiz, M., Xu, X., Vignarooban, K., Phelan, P., Inamuddin & Mada Kannan, A., Feb 1 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 129, p. 491-523 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

167 Scopus citations

Theoretical analysis of a solar-powered multi-effect distillation integrated with concentrating photovoltaic/thermal system

Zhang, Z., Hu, Z., Xu, H., Dai, X., Wang, J., Jiao, W., Yuan, Y. & Phelan, P., Oct 15 2019, In : Desalination. 468, 114074.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Assessment of a novel heat-driven cycle to produce shaft power and refrigeration

Alelyani, S. M., Sherbeck, J. A., Fette, N. W., Wang, Y. & Phelan, P., Apr 1 2018, In : Applied Energy. 215, p. 751-764 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Energy and exergy analyses of different aluminum reduction technologies

Obaidat, M., Al-Ghandoor, A., Phelan, P., Villalobos, J. & Alkhalidi, A., Apr 17 2018, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 4, 1216.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Optical characterization and durability of immersion cooling liquids for high concentration III-V photovoltaic systems

Han, X., Guo, Y., Wang, Q. & Phelan, P., Jan 1 2018, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 174, p. 124-131 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Parametric study of an integrated organic rankine/reverse Brayton refrigeration cycle and multiple-effect desalination unit

Alelyani, S. M., Sherbeck, J. A., Zhang, Z., Bertrand, W. K. & Phelan, P., Dec 1 2018, In : Desalination and Water Treatment. 136, p. 7-19 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Past visions, current trends, and future context: A review of building energy, carbon, and sustainability

Wang, N., Phelan, P., Harris, C., Langevin, J., Nelson, B. & Sawyer, K., Feb 1 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 82, p. 976-993 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

18 Scopus citations

Performance analysis of a thermal energy storage system based on paired metal hydrides for concentrating solar power plants

Mellouli, S., Askri, F., Edacherian, A., Alqahtani, T., Algarni, S., Abdelmajid, J. & Phelan, P., Nov 5 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 144, p. 1017-1029 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Technological advances to maximize solar collector energy output: A review

Salvi, S. S., Bhalla, V., Taylor, R. A., Khullar, V., Otanicar, T. P., Phelan, P. & Tyagi, H., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Electronic Packaging, Transactions of the ASME. 140, 4, 040802.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations

Thermodynamic analysis of a novel sodium hydroxide-water solution absorption refrigeration, heating and power system for low-temperature heat sources

Zhang, Z., Alelyani, S. M., Zhang, N., Zeng, C., Yuan, Y. & Phelan, P., Jul 15 2018, In : Applied Energy. 222, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2017

Efficiency, economics, and the urban heat island

Miner, M. J., Taylor, R. A., Jones, C. & Phelan, P., Apr 1 2017, In : Environment and Urbanization. 29, 1, p. 183-194 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Investigations of III–V concentrator solar cells with liquid immersion for high concentrating photovoltaic systems

Han, X., Guo, Y., Wang, Q., Qu, J. & Phelan, P., Dec 1 2017, In : Solar Energy. 158, p. 728-736 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Special issue of ASME JSEE on buildings of the future: Notes from guest editors

Wang, N. & Phelan, P., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 139, 1, 2594452.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Techno-economic analysis of combined ammonia-water absorption refrigeration and desalination

Alelyani, S. M., Fette, N. W., Stechel, E., Doron, P. & Phelan, P., Jul 1 2017, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 143, p. 493-504 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Ten questions concerning future buildings beyond zero energy and carbon neutrality

Wang, N., Phelan, P., Gonzalez, J., Harris, C., Henze, G. P., Hutchinson, R., Langevin, J., Lazarus, M. A., Nelson, B., Pyke, C., Roth, K., Rouse, D., Sawyer, K. & Selkowitz, S., Jul 1 2017, In : Building and Environment. 119, p. 169-182 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Thermal properties of ternary carbonate/T-ZnOw for thermal energy storage in high-temperature concentrating solar power systems

Zhang, Z., Yuan, Y., Ouyang, L., Zhang, H., Cao, X., Sun, L. & Phelan, P., Feb 1 2017, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 93, p. 177-184 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Thermophysical properties enhancement of ternary carbonates with carbon materials for high-temperature thermal energy storage

Zhang, Z., Yuan, Y., Alelyani, S., Cao, X. & Phelan, P., 2017, In : Solar Energy. 155, p. 661-669 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2016

Analysis of heat-driven combined cooling and desalination

Alelyani, S. M., Fette, N. W., Stechel, E., Doron, P. & Phelan, P., 2016, Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 6B-2016.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Light-induced energy conversion in liquid nanoparticle suspensions

Phelan, P., Taylor, R., Adrian, R., Prasher, R. S. & Otanicar, T. P., Apr 19 2016, Nanoparticle Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow. CRC Press, p. 123-142 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Low-Temperature Melting of Silver Nanoparticles in Subcooled and Saturated Water

Lee, S., Phelan, P., Taylor, R. A., Prasher, R. & Dai, L., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 138, 5, 052301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Thermoelectric-based sustainable self-cooling for fine-grained processor hot spots

Lee, S., Pandiyan, D., Seo, J., Phelan, P. & Wu, C-J., Jul 20 2016, Proceedings of the 15th InterSociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, ITherm 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 847-856 10 p. 7517635

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations
2015

Applicability of controllable nanoparticle radiative properties for spacecraft heat rejection

Otanicar, T. P., Smith, R., Dai, L., Phelan, P. & Swaminathan, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of thermophysics and heat transfer. 29, 4, p. 869-874 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Harvesting CPU waste heat through pyroelectric materials

Lee, S., Singh, N., Phelan, P. & Wu, C-J., 2015, Thermal Management. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Highly efficient selective metamaterial absorber for high-temperature solar thermal energy harvesting

Wang, H., Prasad Sivan, V., Mitchell, A., Rosengarten, G., Phelan, P. & Wang, L., Jun 2015, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 137, p. 235-242 8 p., 7621.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Multipetal-Structured and Dumbbell-Structured Gold-Polymer Composite Particles with Self-Modulated Catalytic Activity

Zhang, M., Otanicar, T. P., Phelan, P. & Dai, L., Oct 7 2015, In : Langmuir. 31, 48, p. 13191-13200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The effective latent heat of aqueous nanofluids

Lee, S., Taylor, R. A., Dai, L., Prasher, R. & Phelan, P., Jun 1 2015, In : Materials Research Express. 2, 6, 65004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The relationship among CPU utilization, temperature, and thermal power for waste heat utilization

Haywood, A. M., Sherbeck, J., Phelan, P., Varsamopoulos, G. & Gupta, S., May 1 2015, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 95, p. 297-303 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Thermogalvanic waste heat recovery system in automobiles

Gunawan, A., Fette, N. W. & Phelan, P., 2015, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Power Division (Publication) POWER. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 2015-January.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Urban Heat Island: Mechanisms, Implications, and Possible Remedies

Phelan, P., Kaloush, K., Miner, M., Golden, J., Phelan, B., Silva, H. & Taylor, R. A., Nov 4 2015, In : Annual Review of Environment and Resources. 40, p. 285-307 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2014

An experimental investigation of pressure drop in expanding microchannel arrays

Miner, M. J., Phelan, P., Odom, B. A. & Ortiz, C. A., Mar 1 2014, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 136, 3, 031502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Controllable Optical Properties of Polystyrene/PNIPAM-Gold Composite Nanoparticles

Telang, C., Otanicar, T., Dai, L., Phelan, P., Swaminathan, R. & Zhang, M., 2014, In : Plasmonics. 10, 1, p. 17-25 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Core-shell and asymmetric polystyrene-gold composite particles via one-step pickering emulsion polymerization

Zhang, M., Ngo, T. H., Rabiah, N. I., Otanicar, T. P., Phelan, P., Swaminathan, R. & Dai, L., Jan 14 2014, In : Langmuir. 30, 1, p. 75-82 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Experimental investigation of the latent heat of vaporization in aqueous nanofluids

Lee, S., Phelan, P., Dai, L., Prasher, R., Gunawan, A. & Taylor, R. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Applied Physics Letters. 104, 15, 151908.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Hot spot cooling and harvesting CPU waste heat using thermoelectric modules

Lee, S., Phelan, P. & Wu, C-J., 2014, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 10.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Low-temperature melting of silver nanoparticles in subcooled and saturated water

Lee, S., Phelan, P., Taylor, R. A., Prasher, R. & Dai, L., 2014, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 8B.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

The amplifying effect of natural convection on power generation of thermogalvanic cells

Gunawan, A., Li, H., Lin, C. H., Buttry, D., Mujica, V., Taylor, R. A., Prasher, R. S. & Phelan, P., Nov 2014, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 78, p. 423-434 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

The impact of thermal engineering research on global climate change

Phelan, P., Abdelaziz, O., Otanicar, T., Phelan, B. E., Prasher, R. S., Taylor, R. A. & Tyagi, H., 2014, Proceedings of the 15th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 2014. Begell House Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Thermo-responsiveness and tunable optical properties of asymmetric polystyrene/PNIPAM-gold composite particles

Zhang, M., Rabiah, N. I., Ngo, T. H., Otanicar, T. P., Phelan, P., Swaminathan, R. & Dai, L., Jul 1 2014, In : Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. 425, p. 12-19 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2013

Effect of cross-sectional perturbation on critical heat flux criteria in microchannels

Miner, M. J. & Phelan, P., Dec 3 2013, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 135, 10, 101009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Electrode separation and operating orientation: Mechanisms for maximizing performance of Cu/Cu2+ aqueous thermogalvanic cells

Li, H., Gunawan, A., Phelan, P., Buttry, D., Mujica, V., Taylor, R. A. & Prasher, R. S., Jan 1 2013, Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); vol. 6 A).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution