• School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    20132020

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    2020

    Composite Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis for Optimization of Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Geopolitical Zones in Nigeria

    Ukoba, M. O., Diemuodeke, O. E., Alghassab, M., Njoku, H. I., Imran, M. & Khan, Z. A., 16 Jul 2020, In : Sustainability. 12, 14, p. 1-27 27 p., 5732.

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    Dynamic modeling and control strategies of organic Rankine cycle systems: Methods and challenges

    Imran, M., Pili, R., Usman, M. & Haglind, F., 22 Jul 2020, In : Applied Energy. 276, 115537.

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    Energy minimization of carbon capture and storage by means of a novel process configuration

    Muhammad, H. A., Sultan, H., Lee, B., Imran, M., Baek, I. H., Baik, Y. J. & Nam, S. C., 1 Jul 2020, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 215, 112871.

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    Exergetic performance and comparative assessment of bottoming power cycles operating with carbon dioxide–based binary mixture as working fluid

    Haroon, M., Ayub, A., Sheikh, N. A. & Imran, M., 1 Aug 2020, In : International Journal of Energy Research. 44, 10, p. 7957-7973 17 p.

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    Experimental analysis of a micro-scale organic Rankine cycle system retrofitted to operate in grid-connected mode

    Usman, M., Imran, M., Haglind, F., Pesyridis, A. & Park, B-S., 17 Aug 2020, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 180, 115889.

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    Modeling Viscosity and Density of Ethanol-Diesel-Biodiesel Ternary Blends for Sustainable Environment

    Razzaq, L., Farooq, M., Mujtaba, M. A., Sher, F., Farhan, M., Hassan, M. T., Soudagar, M. E. M., Atabani, A. E., Kalam, M. A. & Imran, M., 25 Jun 2020, In : Sustainability. 12, 12, 5186.

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    Modelling and Simulation of Aerostatic Thrust Bearings

    Sahto, M. P., Wei, W., He, L., Imran, M., Hai, L. & Weiwei, G., 3 Jun 2020, In : IEEE Access. 8, p. 121299-121310 12 p., 9107219.

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    Optimal Distribution of Renewable Energy Systems Considering Aging and Long-Term Weather Effect in Net-Zero Energy Building Design

    Lu, Y., Alghassab, M., Alvarez-alvarado, M. S., Gunduz, H., Khan, Z. A. & Imran, M., 10 Jul 2020, In : Sustainability. 12, 14, 5570.

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    Performance Evaluation of a Direct Absorption Collector for Solar Thermal Energy Conversion

    Sattar, A., Farooq, M., Amjad, M., Saeed, M. A., Nawaz, S., Mujtaba, M. A., Anwar, S., El-Sherbeeny, A. M., Soudagar, M. E. M., Bandarra Filho, E. P., Ali, Q., Imran, M. & Pettinau, A., 21 Sep 2020, In : Energies. 13, 18, 4956.

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    Thermal and kinetic analysis of diverse biomass fuels under different reaction environment: A way forward to renewable energy sources

    Sher, F., Iqbal, S. Z., Liu, H., Imran, M. & Snape, C. E., 1 Jan 2020, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 203, 112266.

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    Thermodynamic performance analysis of hydrofluoroolefins (HFO) refrigerants in commercial air-conditioning systems for sustainable environment

    Farooq, M., Hamayoun, A., Naqvi, M., Nawaz, S., Usman, M., Naqvi, S. R., Imran, M., Nadeem, R., Razi, A., Turan, A., Pettinau, A. & Andresen, J. M., 5 Feb 2020, In : Processes. 8, 2, 25 p., 187.

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    2019

    Characterization of the viscosity of bio-oil produced by fast pyrolysis of the wheat straw

    Younis, M. R., Farooq, M., Imran, M., Kazim, A. H. & Shabbir, A., 15 Sep 2019, In : Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects.

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    CO 2 capture through electro-conductive adsorbent using physical adsorption system for sustainable development

    Farooq, M., Saeed, M. A., Imran, M., Uddin, G. M., Asim, M., Bilal, H., Younas, M. R. & Andresen, J. M., 8 May 2019, In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 9 p.

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    Experimental and numerical analysis of a reciprocating piston expander with variable valve timing for small-scale organic Rankine cycle power systems

    Wronski, J., Imran, M., Skovrup, M. J. & Haglind, F., 1 Aug 2019, In : Applied Energy. 247, p. 403-416 14 p.

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    Experimental investigation of tribological properties of laser textured tungsten doped diamond like carbon coating under dry sliding conditions at various loads.

    Arslan, A., Masjuki, H. H., Quazi, M. M., Kalam, M. A., Varman, M., Jamshaid, M., Zulfattah, Z. M., Rahman, S. M. A., Imran, M., Anwar, M. T., Gohar, G. A., Marwana Manladan, S. & Harith, M., 13 Sep 2019, In : Materials Research Express. 6, 10, 106444.

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    Modelling, simulation and comparison of phase change material storage based direct and indirect solar organic Rankine cycle systems

    Zeb Alvi, J., Feng, Y., Wang, Q., Imran, M. & Alvi, J., 9 Dec 2019, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. p. 114780

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    Modification of acidic and textural properties of a sulphated zirconia catalyst for efficient conversion of high-density polyethylene into liquid fuel

    Almustapha, M. N., Farooq, M., Mohammed, M. L., Farhan, M., Imran, M. & Andresen, J. M., 10 Apr 2019, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 11 p.

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    Optimization of organic rankine cycle power systems for waste heat recovery on heavy-duty vehicles considering the performance, cost, mass and volume of the system

    Imran, M., Haglind, F., Lemort, V. & Meroni, A., 1 Aug 2019, In : Energy. 180, p. 229-241 13 p.

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    Performance prediction of the combined cycle power plant with inlet air heating under part load conditions

    Wang, S., Liu, Z., Cordtz, R., Imran, M. & Fu, Z., 15 Nov 2019, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 200, 112063.

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    Thermo-economic and environmental analysis of integrating renewable energy sources in a district heating and cooling network

    Asim, M., Saleem, S., Imran, M., Leung, M. K. H., Hussain, S. A., Miró, L. S. & Rodríguez, I., 17 Dec 2019, In : Energy Efficiency.

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    2018

    In-situ regeneration of activated carbon with electric potential swing desorption (EPSD) for the H 2 S removal from biogas

    Farooq, M., Almustapha, M. N., Imran, M., Saeed, M. A. & Andresen, J. M., 1 Feb 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 125-131

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    Mapping past, current and future energy research trend in Pakistan: a scientometric assessment

    Farooq, M., Asim, M., Imran, M., Imran, S., Ahmad, J. & Younis, M. R., 31 Dec 2018, In : Scientometrics. 117, 3, p. 1733–1753

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    Recent research trends in organic Rankine cycle technology: A bibliometric approach

    Imran, M., Haglind, F., Asim, M. & Alvi, J. Z., 1 Jan 2018, In : Renewable and sustainable energy reviews. 81, Part 1, p. 552-562

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    Techno economic analysis of a wind-photovoltaic-biomass hybrid renewable energy system for rural electrification: A case study of Kallar Kahar

    Ahmad, J., Imran, M., Khalid, A., Iqbal, W., Ashraf, S. R., Adnan, M., Ali, S. F. & Khokhar, K. S., 1 Apr 2018, In : Energy. 148, p. 208-234

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    2017
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    Flow boiling of R245fa in the brazed plate heat exchanger: Thermal and hydraulic performance assessment

    Imran, M., Usman, M., Yang, Y. & Park, B-S., Jul 2017, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 110, p. 657-670

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    Performance evaluation and optimization of fluidized bed boiler in ethanol plant using irreversibility analysis

    Pambudi, NA., Fasola, M., Perdana, LV., Laurensia, R., Wijayanto, DS., Imran, M. & Saw, L. H., 1 Sep 2017, In : Case Studies in Thermal Engineering. 10, p. 283-291

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    Preliminary analysis of dry-steam geothermal power plant by employing exergy assessment: Case study in Kamojang geothermal power plant, Indonesia

    Rudiyanto, B., Illah, I., Pambudi, N. A., Cheng, C-C., Adiprana, R., Imran, M., Saw, L. H. & Handogo, R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Case Studies in Thermal Engineering. 10, p. 292-301

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    The feasibility analysis for the concept of low temperature district heating network with cascade utilization of heat between networks

    Imran, M., Usman, M., Im, Y. H. & Park, B. S., 4 Jul 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 116, p. 4-12

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    Thermal and hydraulic optimization of plate heat exchanger using multi objective genetic algorithm

    Imran, M., Pambudi, N. A. & Farooq, M., 8 Oct 2017, In : Case Studies in Thermal Engineering. 10, p. 570-578

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    Thermodynamic comparison and dynamic simulation of direct and indirect solar organic Rankine cycle systems with PCM storage

    Alvi, J. Z., Imran, M., Pei, G., Li, J., Gao, G. & Alvi, J., 12 Sep 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 129, p. 716-723

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    Thermo-economic optimization of secondary distribution network of low temperature district heating network under local conditions of South Korea

    Park, B-S., Imran, M., Hoon, I-Y. & Usman, M., 5 Nov 2017, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 126, p. 117-133

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    2016

    Comparative assessment of Organic Rankine Cycle integration for low temperature geothermal heat source applications

    Imran, M., Usman, M., Park, B-S. & Yang, Y., May 2016, In : Energy. 102, p. 473-490

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    Impact of organic Rankine cycle system installation on light duty vehicle considering both positive and negative aspects

    Usman, M., Imran, M., Yang, Y. & Park, B-S., 15 Mar 2016, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 112, p. 382-394

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    Volumetric expanders for low grade heat and waste heat recovery applications

    Imran, M., Usman, M., Park, B-S. & Lee, D-H., 1 May 2016, In : Renewable and sustainable energy reviews. 57, p. 1090-1109

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    2015

    Design and experimental investigation of a 1 kW organic Rankine cycle system using R245fa as working fluid for low-grade waste heat recovery from steam

    Muhammad, U., Imran, M., Lee, D. H. & Park, B. S., 1 Oct 2015, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 103, p. 1089-1100

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    Economic assessment of greenhouse gas reduction through low-grade waste heat recovery using organic Rankine cycle (ORC)

    Imran, M., Park, B-S., Kim, H-J., Lee, D-H. & Usman, M., 15 Feb 2015, In : Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology. 29, 2, p. 835–843

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    Multi-objective optimization of evaporator of organic Rankine cycle (ORC) for low temperature geothermal heat source

    Imran, M., Usman, M., Park, B-S., Kim, H-J. & Lee, D-H., 5 Apr 2015, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 80

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    2014

    Thermo-economic optimization of Regenerative Organic Rankine Cycle for waste heat recovery applications

    Imran, M., Park, B. S., Kim, H. J., Lee, D. H., Usman, M. & Heo, M., Nov 2014, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 87, p. 107-118

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    2013
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