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10th AIGE 2016 and 1st AIGE/IIETA International Conference on
"Energy Conversion, Management, Recovery, Saving, Storage and Renewable Systems"
Napoli (Italy) - 9 – 10 June  2016


Thursday, June 9th, 2016

08:30 onwards                     Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Opening Remarks
- Welcome by Giuseppe Paolisso, Rector of SUN
- Local authorities ‘ address
- Rita Mastrullo, President of Fisica Tecnica
- Enrico Lorenzini, President of AIGE

10:00 - 10:20

Keynote Lecture by Exxon

10:20 - 11:00                         Opening Session         Chair: Mario Cucumo

10:20 - 10:40

Invited paper: Paper 105 - Energy, environment and climate: from the past to the future,
A. Mirandola, E. Lorenzini

10:40 - 11:00

Invited Speech: Ermete Realacci, Chairman of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Committee on Environment, Land and Public Works

11:00 - 11:20                         Coffee break

11:20 - 12:00                         Session 1, Keynote lectures, Chair: Giuliano Cammarata

11:20 - 11:40

Paper 43 - Performance of a field of geothermal probes to support the air conditioning plant of a public building powered by water/water heat pumps
M. Cucumo, V. Ferraro, D. Kaliakatsos, M. Mele, G. Barci

11:40 - 12:00

Paper 55 - Calculation model using finite-difference method for energy analysis in a concentrating solar plant with linear Fresnel reflectors
M. Cucumo, V. Ferraro, D. Kaliakatsos, M. Mele, F. Nicoletti

12:00 - 13:00                         Session 2, Paper Presentations, Chair: Professor Luigi Marletta

12:00 - 12:12

Paper 49 - Analysis of a concentrating solar power tower operating with a closed Joule Brayton cycle and thermal storage
M. Amelio, V. Ferraro, M. Scornaienchi, F. Rovense

12:12 - 12:24

Paper 102 - Dynamic simulation of a solar electric driven heat pump for an office building located in Southern Italy,
C. Roselli, M. Sasso, F. Tariello

12:24 - 12:36

Paper 108 - Feasibility study of solar cooling thermally driven system configurations for an office building in Mediterranean Area
L. Cirillo, A. Della Corte, S. Nardini

12:36 - 12:48

Paper 110 - Energy analysis of a small geothermal district heating system in Southern Italy,
G. De Luca, S. Fabozzi, R. Figaj, M. Iorio, N. Massarotti, L. Vanoli

12:48 - 13:00

Paper 34 - HFO1234yf as a drop-in replacement for R134a in domestic refrigerators: a life cycle climate performance analysis
C. Aprea, A. Greco, A. Maiorino, C. Masselli, A. Metallo

13:00 - 14:10                         Buffet lunch & Posters

POSTER SESSION A Chair: Francesco Minichiello
39 - Cooling energy savings with dry cooler equipped plants in office buildings,
A. De Angelis, L. Ceccotti, O. Saro
66 - A methodology to assess and improve the impact of public energy policies for retrofitting the building stock: Application to Italian office buildings,
F. Ascione, N. Bianco, C. De Stasio, G. M. Mauro, G. P. Vanoli
67 - A Technical and Economic Analysis on optimal thermal insulation thickness for existing office building in Mediterranean climates,
F. de Rossi, M. Marigliano, C. Marino, F. Minichiello
68 - The use of earth-to-air and air-to-air heat exchangers for different italian climates,
D. D'Agostino , C. Marino, F. Minichiello
69 - Thermal-hygrometric and energy performance analysis of HVAC systems for educational buildings in Southern Europe,
C. Marino, F. Minichiello, P. Ronga
78 - Thermal behavior evaluation of ventilated roof under variable solar radiation,
V. Bianco, A. Diana, O Manca, S. Nardini
100 - A review of electrochronic windows for residential applications,
S. Sibilio, A. Rosato, M. Scorpio, G. Iuliano, G. Ciampi, G. P. Vanoli, F. de Rossi
38 - Dynamic behavior and control strategy optimization for conventional heating plants in buildings,
P. Cavalletti, C. Fabbri, F. Scarpa, L. A. Tagliafico
84 - Nexus water & energy: a case study of wave energy converters (wecs) to desalination applications in Sicily,
A. Viola, V. Franzitta, M. Trapanese, D. Curto
77 - Thermal behaviors of latent thermal energy storage system with PCM and aluminum foam,
B. Buonomo, D. Ercole, O. Manca, S. Nardini

14:10 - 14:50                         Session 3, Keynote lectures, Chair: Stefano Piva

14:10 - 14:30

Paper 51 - Air distribution through fan coil and displacement systems,
G. Cammarata, M. Galluccio, D. Vinci, L. Raciti

14:30 - 14:50

Paper 65 - The Sower's way: a strategy to attain the energy transition,
U. Bardi, I. Perissi, D. Csala, S. Sgouridis

14:50 - 15:50                         Session 4, Paper Presentations, Chair: Luca Tagliafico

14:50 - 15:02

Paper 59 - Dynamic modeling of energy systems for microclimates in controlled environments,
A. Genco, A. Viggiano, L. Viscido, G. Sellitto, V. Magi

15:02 - 15:14

Paper 81 - Problems in modeling and forecasting climate change: CMIP5 general circulation models versus a semi-empirical model based on natural oscillations,
N. Scafetta

15:14 - 15:26

Paper 36 - In use monitoring of public buildings. Case study in North Italy,
C. Delmastro, G. Mutani, S. Perassi

15:26 - 15:38

Paper 96 - Assessment of the energy distribution in urban areas by using the framework of complex network theory,
A. Fichera, R. Volpe, M. Frasca

15:38 - 15:50

Paper 94 - Economic analysis of small size gas turbine based CHP plants in the present italian context,
C. Salvini, A. Giovannelli, M. Varano

15:50 - 16:10                         Coffee break

16:10 - 17:00                         AIGE General Meeting

19:00                                        Bus to Gala Dinner from Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Piazza Museo 19
                                                  (walking distance from conference venue), “guided” transfer

20:15                                        Gala Dinner

Friday, June 10th, 2016

08:30 onwards                     Registration

09:00 - 09:40                         Session 5, Keynote lectures, Chair: Antonio Dumas

09:00 - 09:20

Paper 82 - A renewable energy joint strategy for the implementation of local action plans for renewable energy,
G. Casano, S. Piva

09:20 - 09:40

Paper 80 - Energy and environmental performance of trullo stone building.
an experimental and numerical survey,
P. Stefanizzi, I. Fato, S. Di Turi

09:40 - 10:40                         Session 6, Paper Presentations, Chair: Giuseppe Cannistraro

09:40 - 09:52

Paper 71 - Thermal behavior of an extensive green roof: numerical simulations and experimental investigations,
A. Gagliano, F. Nocera, M. Detommaso, G. Evola

09:52 - 10:04

Paper 79 - Experimental study on hygrothermal performances of indoor covering
S. Liuzzi, P. Stefanizzi

10:04 - 10:16

Paper 37 - Mechanical ventilation for indoor air quality in residential buildings: is it affordable?,
G. Evola, L. Marletta, A. Gagliano, F. Nocera, D. Peci

10:16 - 10:28

Paper 58 - A methodology for the generation of energy consumption profiles in the residential sector,
G. Puglisi, F. Zanghirella, P. Ungaro, G. Cammarata

10:28 - 10:40

Paper 53 - An innovative approach to monitoring and forecast air pollution in small island environment: results and future perspectives,
F. Liotta, F. Petracchini, E. Zampetti, L. Paciucci, P. Papa, V. Flammia, M. Butera

10:40 - 11:00                         Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00                         Session 7, Keynote lectures, Chair: Nicola Cardinale

11:00 - 11:20

Paper 35 - Heat transfer characteristics of a two-phase closed thermosyphons using nanofluids based on SiC nanoparticles,
G. Huminic, A. Huminic, C. Fleaca, F. Dumitrache

11:20 - 11:40

Paper 56 - Thermohydraulic analysis of a shell-and-tube "helical baffles" heat exchanger,
M. Cucumo, V. Ferraro, D. Kaliakatsos, M. Mele, A. Galloro, R. Schimio, G. Le Pera

11:40 - 12:00

Paper 60 - Design of an innovative off road hybrid vehicles by energy efficiency criteria,
M. Trancossi, J. C. Pascoa, C. M Xisto

12:00 - 13:00                         Session 8, Paper Presentations, Chair: Pietro Stefanizzi

12:00 - 12:12

Paper 57 - Hot gas desulphurization in coal-to-SNG process: impact on the process design,
J. Settino, M. Amelio, T. J. Schildhauer, F. P. Di Maio, A. Di Renzo

12:12 - 12:24

Paper 73 - Numerical thermal analysis of an electric oven for Neapolitan pizzas,
M. Ciarmiello, B. Morrone

12:24 - 12:36

Paper 85 - Thermal analyses supporting the development of a liquid rocket engine, D. Ricci, F. Battista, P. Natale, M. Ferraiuolo, V. Salvatore

12:36 - 12:48

Paper 63 - Thermodynamic analysis and preliminary design of the cooling system of a pulsejet for aeronautic propulsion,
M. Trancossi, O. Mohammedalamin, J. C. Pascoa, F. Rodrigues

13:00 - 14:10                         Buffet lunch & Posters

POSTER SESSION B Chair: Michele Trancossi
99 - Parametric Analysis of a solar heating and cooling system for an italian multi-family house,
S. Sibilio, G. Ciampi, A. Rosato, E. Entchev, W. Yaici
91 - Heat transfer in a semi-transparent parallelogram shaped medium,
M. Lazard
40 - Energy management in water droplet evaporation. analysis of the process,
G. Lorenzini, O. Saro
107 - Influence of anodic gas mixture composition on solid oxide fuel cell performance: part 2,
N. Murgi, G. De Lorenzo, O. Corigliano, F.A. Mirandola, P. Fragiacomo
72 - Influence of anodic gas mixture composition on solid oxide fuel cell performance: part 1,
N. Murgi, G. De Lorenzo, O. Corigliano, F.A. Mirandola, P. Fragiacomo
95 - Installation of a high-efficiency parabolic solar concentrator with double-axis sun tracking system,
M. Morciano, M. Fasano, E. Chiavazzo, P. Asinari
41 - Analysis of the air pollution in the urban center of four Sicilian cities,
G. Cannistraro, M. Cannistraro, A. Cannistraro, A. Galvagno
46 - Evaluations technical and economic the integrations of co-trigeneration systems in the dairy industry,
G. Cannistraro, M. Cannistraro, A. Cannistraro, A. Galvagno, G. Trovato
47 - Reduced of demand of energy cooling in the CED, "Centers of Processing Data”, with use of free-cooling systems,
G. Cannistraro, M. Cannistraro, M. Cannistraro, A. Galvagno, G. Trovato
48 - Evaluation of the sound emissions and climate acoustic in proximity of one railway station,
G. Cannistraro, A. Cannistraro, M. Cannistraro
93 - Water electrified sprays for emission control in energy production processes,
F. Di Natale, C. Carotenuto, L. Manna, M. Esposito, F. La Motta, L. D’addio, A. Lancia

14:10 - 15:00                         Session 9 Paper Presentations, Chair: Sergio Nardini

14:10 - 14:22

Paper 42 - Evaluation of kinetic parameters of the pyrolysis process of peach and apricot stones by TGA and DTGA analysis,
A. Gagliano, F. Nocera, F. Patania, M. Bruno, S. Scirè

14:22 - 14:34

Paper 52 - Numerical simulation of MILD (Moderate or Intense Low-oxygen Dilution) combustion of coal in a furnace with different coal gun positions,
D. Perrone, M. Amelio

14:34 - 14:46

Paper 74 - Diesel/methane dual fuel strategy to improve environmental performance of energy power systems,
S. Di Iorio, A. Magno, E. Mancaruso, B. M. Vaglieco

14:46 - 14:58

Paper 101 - Exergy analysis of a PWR core heat exchange,
L. Ferroni, A. Natale, R. Gatto

Presentation of Erasmus Plus MARUEEB project "Master Degree in Innovative Technologies in Energy Efficient Buildings for Russian & Armenian Universities and Stakeholders"

15:00 - 16:10                         Coffee break & Posters

POSTER SESSION C Chair: Nicola Bianco
50 - Product sustainability assessment of windows frames for italian residential market: sensitivity of life cycle analysis,
F. Intini, G. Rospi, N. Cardinale, S. Kühtz, M. Dassisti
88 - Energetic and economic analysis of shading effects on pv panels energy production,
A. Malara, C. Marino, A. Nucara, M. Pietrafesa, F. Scopelliti, G. Streva
89 - Experimental measurements of the thermal conductivity of insulant elements made of natural materials: preliminary results,
F. Baccilieri, R. Bornino, A. Fotia, C. Marino, A. Nucara, M. Pietrafesa
54 - Numerical and experimental analysis of airflow in a hybrid refrigerated container,
T. Cardinale , P. De Fazio, F. Grandizio
97 - The influence of the filling percentage traffic on required ventilation thrust in road tunnel,
F. Cascetta, M. Musto, G. Rotondo, L. Barbato
111 - Transient natural convection in partially porous vertical annuli,
F. Arpino, M. Ciccolella, G. Cortellessa, N. Massarotti, A. Mauro
98 - Thermal analysis of an open cell foam Volumetric Solar Receiver,
A. Andreozzi, N. Bianco, M. Iasiello, V. Naso
70 - Dynamic simulation of a micro-trigeneration system serving an italian multi-family house: energy, environmental and economic analyses, G. Ciampi, A. Rosato, S. Sibilio
83 - Local warming in historical center of Naples: urban heat island deduced from thermic city analysis,
A. Fortelli, N. Scafetta, A. Mazzarella
92 - Temperature and pH effect on methane production from buffalo manure anaerobic digestion,
C. Carotenuto, G. Guarino, B. Morrone, M. Minale

16:10 - 16:30 Closing Remarks

Conference venue
SUN Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli
Conference Room Scuola di Medicina e Chirurgia
Via Santa Maria di Costantinopoli, 104 - Napoli
Close to Piazza Bellini and Museo Archeologico Nazionale, URL:

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Official language English is the official language of the conference.

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Gala dinner will take place on Thursday June 9 at Restaurant Calasole, Discesa Coroglio, 39, Napoli, dress code is smart casual. Student’s fee does not include this event.
A guided transfer leaving from Museo Archeologico Nazionale will be departing at 7pm. Your confirmation or cancellation upon registration is greatly appreciated to set up tables and transfer vehicles.

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