AWARDS

Categories:

  1. Honorary award for the distinguished contribution to the SDEWES conference,
  2. Best paper(s),
  3. Best poster(s),
  4. Loyalty award for most loyal participant,
  5. Most cited paper.
Criteria:
  • Best paper:
    1. Relevance to the conference
    2. Significance to the conference topics
    3. Originality of the paper
    4. Contribution to the state of knowledge
    5. Technical quality
    6. Presentation quality
  • Most cited paper:
    1. Highest score in: Number of citations during two calendar years following publication, divided by journal impact factor in the year of publication

Awards from the:

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The award for Best paper has been granted to:

1. Lara Welder

"Spatio-Temporal Optimization of a Future Energy System for Power-to-Hydrogen Applications in Germany"
co-authored by: Severin Ryberg, Leander Kotzur, Thomas Grube, Martin Robinius, Detlef Stolten

2. Bernd Möller

"Heat Roadmap Europe – Identifying Local Heat Demand and Supply with a European Thermal Atlas"
co-authored by: Eva Wiechers, Urban Persson, Lars Grundahl, David Connolly

3. Giuseppina Ciulla

"Artificial Neural Network to support best configuration of Building Automation Control Systems for lighting"
co-authored by: Marco Beccali, Marina Bonomolo, Valerio Lo Brano, Michal Mrázek

Best Paper Award



The award for Best poster has been granted to:

1. Blanca Moreno

"The impact of Virtual Power Plant technology composition on wholesale electricity prices: A comparative study of some European Union electricity markets"
co-authored by: Guzmán Díaz, Fernando Anaya

2. Zafer Utlu

"Fabrication of AAO Templates Using Different Heat Storage Capacities Salts for Thermal Energy Storage Systems"
co-authored by: Behiye Yuksel, Bengisu Yilmaz, Devrim Aydın, Gokhan Orhan, Saffa Riffat

3. Chun-Han Ko

"Phytoextraction by Taiwanese chenopod and Napier grass for heavy metals and comparison with soil excavation by life cycle assessment for two contaminated sites"
co-authored by: Chih Chang, Bing-Yuan Yang, Jian-Ren Ho

The Loyalty award for his devoted participation in the series of the SDEWES conferences went to:

Amela Ajanovic

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The Honorary award for distinguished contribution to the SDEWES conference went to:

Prof. Maria da Graça Carvalho


The award for Best paper has been granted to:

1. Sandro Sacchelli

"Agricultural Resilience to Climate Change Impact: a Nonlinear Optimization Model for Depiction of Best Adaptation Strategies in the Wine Sector"
co-authored by: Sara Fabbrizzi, Marco Bertocci, Enrico Marone, Silvio Menghini, Iacopo Bernetti

2. Zhilong Cheng

"Study on Partial Replacement of Solid Fuels with Methane for Improving Iron-ore Sintering Performance"
co-authored by: Shangshang Wei, Zhigang Guo, Yan Liu, Jian Yang, Qiuwang Wang

3. Carlos Ortiz

"Calcium Looping Process for Thermochemical Energy Storage in CSP Plants. Integration Assessment of Indirect Power Cycles"
co-authored by: Ricardo Chacartegui, Jose Manuel Valverde, Alessandro Alovisio, José Antonio Becerra Villanueva

The award for Best poster has been granted to:

1. Francesco Calise

"Solar Heating and Cooling Systems for Residential Applications: a Comparison among Different System Layouts and Technologies"
co-authored by: Annamaria Buonomano, Cesare Forzano, Adolfo Palombo and Maria Vicidomini

2. Kenichi Matsumoto

"Historical Energy Security Analysis for EU Countries"
co-authored by: Michael Doumpos, Kostas Andriosopoulos

3. Saroj Sundar Baral

"Kinetics, Isotherm and Mechanism Study of Treatment of Cr(VI) Contaminated Waste Water by using Sorghastrum Nutans(L)Nash-Natural Grass"
co-authored by: Surendran Ganesan and Saroj Sundar Baral

The Loyalty award for his devoted participation in the series of the SDEWES conferences went to:

Lidija Čuček

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The award for Best paper has been granted to:

1. Giuseppina Ciulla

"A Survey on Energy Performance of the Non-residential Public Building Stock in Southern Italy; Toward a Decision Support Tool
for Refurbishment Actions"

co-authored by: Marco Beccali, Valerio Lo Brano, Alessandra Galatioto, Marina Bonomolo and Enrico Spera

2. Masoud Rokni

"Plant Performance of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems Fed by Alternative Fuels"

3. Guido Pleßmann

"Outlook on South-East European power system until 2050: Least-cost decarbonization pathway meeting EU mitigation targets"
co-authored by: Philipp Blechinger

The award for Best poster has been granted to:

1. Benedetto Nastasi

"Energy Analysis of Different Chemical Storage Options for Carbon Recycling Purposes"
co-authored by: Beatrice Castellani, Umberto Di Matteo, Elena Morini, Mirko Filipponi and Federico Rossi

2. Stanisław Anweiler

"The Concept of Autonomous Power Supply System fed with Renewable Energy Sources"
co-authored by: Waldemar Fedak, Roman Ulbrich, Bartłomiej Jarosz

3. Hung-Yee Shu

"Reaction Kinetic Study of Eosin B Wastewater Degradation and Mineralization by UV/persulfate Process "
co-authored by: Cheng-Yi Li and Meng-Ke Tsai

The Loyalty award for his devoted participation in the series of the SDEWES conferences went to:

Sanja Filipović

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The Honorary award for distinguished contribution to the SDEWES conference went to:

Prof. Kemal Hanjalić


The award for Best paper has been granted to:

1. Georgios Gourlis

"Thermal Simulation and Analysis for Energy Optimisation of Existent Industrial Facilities"
co-authored by: Iva Kovačić

2. Qing Zeng

"Integrated Energy Flow Analysis in a Harmonized Natural Gas and Electricity Network with Bi-directional Energy Conversion"
co-authored by: Jiakun Fang, Jinghua Li and Zhe Chen

3. Qiuwang Wang

"Investigation on Combined Multiple Shell-pass Shell-and-tube Heat Exchanger with Continuous Helical Baffles"
co-authored by: Jianfeng Yang and Min Zeng

The award for Best poster has been granted to:

1. Stanisław Anweiler

"Multicopter Platform Prototype for Environmental Monitoring"
co-authored by: Dawid Piwowarski

2. Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi

"A new Framework for Design of Cost-Effective Hybrid Power Systems using Power Pinch Analysis"
co-authored by: Nor Erniza Mohammad Rozali, Wai Shin Ho, Zainuddin Manan, Jiří Jaromír Klemeš and Mohammad Yusri Hassan

3. Şiir Kilkiş

"Comparative Analysis of the Metabolism of Mobile, Micro-Communities in International Airlines"
co-authored by: Şan Kilkiş

The Loyalty award for his devoted participation in the series of the SDEWES conferences went to:

Dr. Anes Kazagić

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The Honorary award for distinguished contribution to the SDEWES conference went to:

Prof. Ivo Šlaus


The award for Best paper has been granted to: (in no particular order)

Branimir Škugor
"Dynamic Programming-based Optimisation of Charging an Electric Vehicle Fleet System Represented by an Aggregate Battery Model"
co-authored by: Joško Deur


Behnam Zakeri
"Maximum Feasible Renewable Energy for Finland and Related Techno-Economic Implications"
co-authored by: Sanna Syri and Samuli Rinne


Leif Gustavsson
"Dynamic Impacts of Forest Residues on Primary Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions"
co-authored by: Sylvia Haus, Carina Ortiz, Roger Sathre and Truong Nguyen


The award for Best poster has been granted to: (in no particular order)

Veera Gnaneswar Gude
"Sustainable Algal Microbial Desalination Cells"
co-authored by: Bahareh Kokabian


Şiir Kilkiş
"Energy System Analysis Tool for Exergy Transition Planning in Pilot Net-Zero Exergy Districts"


Michael Walmsley
"California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) requires 33% renewable electricity generation by 2020 - Dream or Reality?"
co-authored by: Timothy Walmsley and Martin Atkins


The Loyalty award for devoted participation in the series of the SDEWES conferences went to:

Dr. Iva Kovačić

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Three awards have been granted during the 1st SEE SDEWES Conference in Ohrid, one in each of the following categories:

  • Best paper
  • Best South East Europe paper
  • Best student paper

The award for Best paper has been granted to:

Wojciech Kostowski
"Energy and Exergy Recovery in a Natural Gas Compressor Station – A Technical and Economic Analysis"
co-authored by: Jacek Kalina and Paweł Bargiel


The award for Best South East Europe paper has been granted to:

Mirko Stojiljković
"Greenhouse Gasses Emission Assessment in Residential Sector through Buildings Simulations and Operation Optimizations"
co-authored by: Marko Ignjatović and Goran Vučković


The award for Best student paper has been granted to:

Simon Parkinson
"Incorporating Climate Change Resiliency into British Columbia's Long-term Electricity Resource Strategy"
co-authored by: Ned Djilali

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The Honorary award for exceptional contribution to regional outreach of the SDEWES conference and successful cooperation between the Thermal Science journal and the Conference went to:

Prof. Simeon Oka


The award for Best paper of the SDEWES2013 conference went to: (in no particular order)

Michael Walmsley, Timothy Walmsley, Martin Atkins
"Carbon Emissions Reduction and Net Energy Generation Analysis in the New Zealand Electricity Sector through to 2050"

Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi, Carmen Lee Kar Mun, Kim Yau Lee, Zainuddin Manan, Duncan M. Fraser
"Targeting the Maximum Heat Recovery For Systems With Heat Losses and Heat Gains"

Sanja Kalambura, Nives Jovičić*, Dejan Kalambura, Ana Špehar, Nives Jovičić
"Sustainable Energy Recovery of slaughter house waste"

Jose Maria Ponce-Ortega, Luis Lira, Medardo Serna-González, Mahmoud M. El-Halwagi
"Optimal Design of Process Energy Systems Integrating Sustainability Considerations"

Manuel Welsch, Mark Howells, Mohammad Hesamzadeh, Brian O Gallachoir, Paul Deane
"Enhancing Flexibility in Energy System Models - Incorporating short-term constraints into long-term models"


The Best poster award for an outstanding poster presentation of the submission entitled of the SDEWES2013 conference went to:
(in no particular order)

Milan Milutinović, Nenad Kranjčević, Joško Deur
"Multi-mass Dynamic Model of a Variable-length Tether Used in a High Altitude Wind Energy System"

Chun-Han Ko, Bing-Yuan Yang, Ya-Nan Wang, Wen-Hua Chen, Wen-Song Hwang, Yuan-Po Yang, Ming-Hsun Cheng, Hsin-Tai Chen
"Potential of bioethanol production from Taiwanese chenopod (Chenopodium formosanum)"

Hon Loong Lam, Chun Hsion Lim, Wendy Pei Qin Ng
"Novel Biomass Classification with Element-Value Method"


The Loyalty award for his devoted participation in the series of the SDEWES conferences went to:

Prof. Holger Schlör


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The Honorary award for distinguished contribution to the SDEWES conference went to:

Acad. Jordan Pop-Jordanov


The award for Best paper of the SDEWES2012 conference went to: (in no particular order)

Dan Zhu, Shu Tao, Xinrong Li
"Time Trends of and Effects of Global Climate Chang on Residential Energy Consumption and Emissions of Pollutants"

Elvis Ahmetović, Zdravko Kravanja
"Simultaneous optimization model for the synthesis of heat-integrated process water networks"

Sung Kim
"Improving National Water Management Efficiency for Sustainable Future by Technology Development in the Republic of Korea"

Şiir Kilkiş
"Net-Zero Targets for Increasing Rational Exergy Management in Buildings and Districts"

Anes Kazagić, Izet Smajević, Nihad Hođžić
"Synergy Effects of Co-combustion Coal with Wooden Biomass at 110 MWe Power Station Kakanj Unit 5"


The Loyalty award for devoted participation in the series of the SDEWES conferences went to:

Dr. Daniel Beysens

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The Honorary award for distinguished contribution to the SDEWES conference went to:

Prof. Naim Afgan was the key person and driving force for starting the Conference in 2002 in Dubrovnik. He was the first chairman of the International Scientific Committee. His contribution has been appreciated and acknowledged by all conference participants during this time. His ideas and international connections assured and directed development of the Conference to the present level.
The Awards Committee has decided to ask Prof. Naim Afgan to accept this award.


The award for Best paper of the SDEWES2011 conference went to: (in no particular order):

*Massimo Moser, Franz Trieb, Tobias Fichter
"Potential of Concentrating Solar Power Plants for the Combined Production of Water and Electricity in MENA Countries"

*Kenny Vanreppelen, Tom Kuppens, Theo Thewys, Sonja Schreurs, Robert Carleer, Jan Yperman
"Activated carbon by co-pyrolysis and steam activation from particle board and melamine formaldehyde resin: production, adsorption properties and techno economic evaluation"

*Aidid Chee Tahir, Rene Banares-Alcantara
"An ontology-based semantic representation of energy policy goals in the optimisation of electricity generation mixes"


The award for Best poster of the SDEWES2011 conference went to:

*Murat Kilic, Murat Akdogan, Esin Apaydin-Varol, Ayşe Eren Putun
"Removal of phenol from aqueous solutions onto activated carbon derived from bean crop waste by chemical activation"


The award consists of a certificate and a fee waiver for the next conference SDEWES13. The Awards Committee reserves the right to grant more than one award in each category, in case of close competition.

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The award for Best paper of the SDEWES2009 Conference went to:

Martina Flörke, Ilona Bärlund, Ellen Teichert
"Future changes of freshwater needs in the electricity production sector: a European study"

Paola Acevedo, Leonardo Acevedo Duarte, Viatcheslav Kafarov
"Joint application of Process System Engineering, Life Cycle Assessment and Economic Evaluation for sustainable biodiesel production from palm and castor oil"

Antonio Valero, Alicia Valero, Amaya Martínez
"A prediction of the exergy loss of world's mineral reserves in the 21st century"

Maarten Krol, Pieter R. van Oel, Marjella J. de Vries, Jose C. de Araujo
"Small reservoirs and sustainable water use under global change"

Most cited paper:

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Sime CurkovicCorresponding author
, Robert Sroufe, Steve Melnyk

Identifying the factors which affect the decision to attain
ISO 14000


Energy, Volume 30-8, 2005

Score : 2.919
Ayman ElshkakiCorresponding author
, Ester van der Voet, Veerle Timmermans,
Mirja Van Holderbeke

Dynamic stock modelling: A method for the identification and estimation of future waste streams and emissions based on past production and product stock characteristics

Energy, Volume 30-8, 2005

Score : 2.919
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C. A. Cardona AlzateCorresponding author
, O. J. Sánchez Toro

Energy consumption analysis of integrated flowsheets for production of fuel ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass

Energy, Volume 31-13, 2006

Score : 4.278
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Henrik LundCorresponding author


Renewable energy strategies for sustainable development

Energy, Volume 32-6, 2007

Score : 7.252
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Henrik LundCorresponding author
, Brian Vad Mathiesen

Energy system analysis of 100% renewable energy systems—The case of Denmark in years 2030 and 2050

Energy, Volume 34-5, 2009

Score : 10.162
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Brian Vad MathiesenCorresponding author
, Henrik Lund, Kenneth Karlsson

100% Renewable energy systems, climate mitigation and economic growth

Applied Energy, Volume 88-2, 2011

Score : 6.365
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Aoife FoleyCorresponding author
, Barry Tyther, Patrick Calnan, Brian Ó Gallachóir

Impacts of Electric Vehicle charging under electricity market operations

Applied Energy, Volume 101, 2013

Score : 4.181
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Reinhard HaasCorresponding author
, Georg Lettner, Hans Auer, Neven Duic

The looming revolution: How photovoltaics will change electricity markets in Europe fundamentally

Energy, Volume 57, 2013

Score : 2.644
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Esin Apaydin-VarolCorresponding author
, Sevgi Polat, Ayse Eren Putun

PYROLYSIS KINETICS AND THERMAL DECOMPOSITION BEHAVIOR OF POLYCARBONATE - A TGA-FTIR STUDY

Thermal Science, Volume 18, 2014

Score : 2.454

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