Prof. Dr. Lingai Luo,
Polytech' Nantes - Université de Nantes, France
Speech Title: Single-tank Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Concentrated Solar Power: Flow Distribution Optimization for Thermocline Evolution Management
Biography: Pr. Lingai LUO received her Ph.D. degree (1991) from National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine (INPL), Nancy, France. She is Research Director of French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Pr. Luo is the author of 2 books and over 125 journal articles. She was Direction member of LTEN and the director of LOCIE, both Laboratories of CNRS. She was the cofounder and coordinator of Sino-French Collaboratory for Environmental and Process Engineering and the director of its successor Sino-French Laboratory for Sustainable Energy of French CNRS and Chinese Academy of Sciences. She has developed an original strategy on the optimization of energy systems by a multi-scale approach associated with an innovative method of optimized management of fluid distribution. She is serving as subject editor of Energy Journal.