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Name & Surname : KESSENTINI Hamdi
Email : hamdi.kessentini@isgis.usf.tn
Specialities

Génie Industriel

Schooling & Qualifications
February 2014 – September 2014: Postdoc at the Centre Tecnologic de Transferencia de Calor
(CTTC) – Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).
 
2008-2014: Doctoral thesis in thermal engineering, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).
 
2008-2010: Centre Tecnologic de Transferencia de Calor (CTTC) – Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)
Master in thermal energy engineering, foundations, applications, simulations.
 
2004-2006: Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieur de Tunis (ENIT): Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tunis
Master of research in Management of Industrial Systems: Option: Energy Systems
 
2001-2004: Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieur de Tunis (ENIT) : National Engineering School of Tunis
Specialization in Industrial Engineering.
 
Teachers

Management de la production

Energie Renouvelable

Management de l'Energie

 

Publications
Working on several financed projects in the field of heat transfer, numerical simulation, Computational Fluid Dynamics, solar energy, experimental study of solar collectors.

Key words: Renewable Energie, Solar thermal collectors for low/medium/high temperatures, Heat and mass transfer, CFD

Publications

Title: Numerical model of a solar thermal molten salt external central tower receiver.
Authors: Hamdi Kessentini, Souha Ferchichi, Chiheb Bouden.
Conference: 18 ème journée internationale de thermique, Monastir (Tunisia), 25-27 OCT 2017.
 
Title: Modeling and simulation of a Direct Steam Generating Parabolic Trough Collector: Performance
analysis for Tunisian climatic conditions
Authors: Souha Ferchichi, Hamdi Kessentini, Chiheb Bouden.
Conference: 18 ème journée internationale de thermique, Monastir (Tunisia), 25-27 OCT 2017.
 
Title: Development, Optimization and Test Performance of Highly Efficient Flat Plate Solar Collector
with Transparent Insulation and Low-Cost Overheating Protection .
Authors: Deniz Kizildag, Jesús Castro, Hamdi Kessentini, Joaquim Rigola and Assensi Oliva .
Conference: Solar World Congress 2017, ABU DHABI (UAE), 29OCT- 2 NOV 2017.
 
Title: 60 kWel Parabolic Trough with Direct Steam Generation Power Plant.
Authors: Hamdi Kessentini.
Workshop: Renewable Energy & Mechatronics in Agriculture workshop REMAG 2017, April 4-5, Sfax.
Title: Improved flat plate collector for agriculture applications.
Authors: Hamdi Kessentini.
Workshop: Renewable Energy & Mechatronics in Agriculture workshop REMAG, April 4-5, 2017,
Sfax.
 
Title: Numerical modeling and simulation of parabolic trough collector under Tunisian climatic
conditions.
Authors: Hamdi Kessentini.
Conference: 11th ISES EuroSun Conference , Palma (Mallorca) 11-14 October 2016.
 
Title: Numerical Simulation, Design, and Construction of a Double Glazed Compound Parabolic
Concentrators-Type Integrated Collector Storage Water Heater
Authors: Hamdi Kessentini*, Chiheb Bouden.
Journal: Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 138(1), February 2016, 014501.
 
Title: Analysis of the heat losses by means of a 3D numerical simulation of combined conduction and
radiation in Tranparent Insulation Material.
Authors: Hamdi Kessentini*, Jesus Castro, Roser Capdevila, Assensi Oliva, Chiheb Bouden.
Journal: Solar Energy Journal, Volume 105, July 2014, Pages 58-70.
 
Title: Development of flat plate solar collector with plastic transparent insulation and low-cost
overheating protection system.
Authors: Hamdi Kessentini*, Jesus Castro, Roser Capdevila, Assensi Oliva.
Journal: Applied Energy Journal, Volume 133, 2014, 206-223.
 
Title: Numerical and experimental study of an integrated solar collector with CPC reflectors.
Authors: Hamdi Kessentini*, Chiheb Bouden.
Journal: Renewable Energy 57 (2013) 577-586.
 
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