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Engineering and Technology
Switzerland
2022
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Switzerland
2023

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 90 Citations 25,278 425 World Ranking 48 National Ranking 2

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2023 - Research.com Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in Switzerland Leader Award

2022 - Research.com Engineering and Technology in Switzerland Leader Award

2013 - Heat Transfer Memorial Award, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

2010 - Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Oxygen
  • Carbon dioxide

Aldo Steinfeld mainly focuses on Solar energy, Thermochemical cycle, Syngas, Thermodynamics and Inorganic chemistry. His Solar energy research includes themes of Zinc–zinc oxide cycle, Waste management, Chemical engineering and Mineralogy. His studies deal with areas such as Chemical kinetics, Exothermic reaction and Process engineering as well as Thermochemical cycle.

His work deals with themes such as Raw material, Coke, Endothermic process, Coal and Thermodynamic cycle, which intersect with Syngas. His research in the fields of Heat transfer and Energy conversion efficiency overlaps with other disciplines such as Energy source. His Inorganic chemistry research incorporates themes from Cerium oxide, Catalysis, Oxide and Oxygen.

His most cited work include:

  • High-flux solar-driven thermochemical dissociation of CO2 and H2O using nonstoichiometric ceria (953 citations)
  • High-flux solar-driven thermochemical dissociation of CO2 and H2O using nonstoichiometric ceria (953 citations)
  • Solar thermochemical production of hydrogen--a review (933 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of study are Solar energy, Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Chemical engineering and Syngas. His Solar energy research incorporates elements of Waste management, Thermal, Thermochemical cycle and Optics. He has researched Thermochemical cycle in several fields, including Inorganic chemistry, Endothermic process and Exothermic reaction.

His study looks at the relationship between Thermodynamics and fields such as Nuclear engineering, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His research investigates the connection between Heat transfer and topics such as Thermal conduction that intersect with issues in Convection. He combines subjects such as Redox, Thermal decomposition and Carbothermic reaction with his study of Chemical engineering.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Solar energy (48.49%)
  • Thermodynamics (32.68%)
  • Heat transfer (28.46%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Chemical engineering (24.55%)
  • Solar energy (48.49%)
  • Redox (12.05%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Aldo Steinfeld mainly investigates Chemical engineering, Solar energy, Redox, Nuclear engineering and Thermal energy storage. His Chemical engineering study also includes fields such as

  • Isothermal process that intertwine with fields like Membrane reactor,
  • Syngas that intertwine with fields like Energy conversion efficiency. His Solar energy study combines topics in areas such as Waste management, Thermal, Heat transfer and Optics.

His research on Redox also deals with topics like

  • Oxygen, which have a strong connection to Analytical chemistry,

  • Enthalpy most often made with reference to Oxide. His Nuclear engineering research also works with subjects such as

  • Packed bed together with Thermal conduction,

  • Adiabatic process that intertwine with fields like Pilot plant. His Inorganic chemistry research includes elements of Thermogravimetric analysis and Thermochemical cycle.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Solar thermochemical splitting of CO2 into separate streams of CO and O2 with high selectivity, stability, conversion, and efficiency (163 citations)
  • Oxygen nonstoichiometry, defect equilibria, and thermodynamic characterization of LaMnO3 perovskites with Ca/Sr A-site and Al B-site doping (72 citations)
  • Pilot-scale demonstration of advanced adiabatic compressed air energy storage, Part 1: Plant description and tests with sensible thermal-energy storage (58 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Oxygen
  • Thermodynamics
  • Carbon dioxide

Aldo Steinfeld mostly deals with Redox, Inorganic chemistry, Chemical engineering, Oxygen and Thermogravimetric analysis. His Inorganic chemistry research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Oxide, Thermochemical cycle and Enthalpy. The study incorporates disciplines such as Covalent bond, Endothermic process and Chemical physics in addition to Thermochemical cycle.

His research integrates issues of Porosity, Energy conversion efficiency, Isothermal process, Reaction rate and Syngas in his study of Chemical engineering. His study on Raw material also encompasses disciplines like

  • Air separation that intertwine with fields like Nuclear engineering,
  • Pulp and paper industry which is related to area like Solar energy. Aldo Steinfeld integrates several fields in his works, including Solar energy and Energy source.

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Best Publications

Solar thermochemical production of hydrogen--a review

Aldo Steinfeld;Aldo Steinfeld.
Solar Energy (2005)

1471 Citations

High-flux solar-driven thermochemical dissociation of CO2 and H2O using nonstoichiometric ceria

William C. Chueh;Christoph Falter;Mandy Abbott;Danien Scipio.
Science (2010)

1436 Citations

Solar hydrogen production via a two-step water-splitting thermochemical cycle based on Zn/ZnO redox reactions

A. Steinfeld;A. Steinfeld.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2002)

911 Citations

Concentrating solar thermal power and thermochemical fuels

Manuel Romero;Aldo Steinfeld;Aldo Steinfeld.
Energy and Environmental Science (2012)

603 Citations

Syngas production by simultaneous splitting of H2O and CO2via ceria redox reactions in a high-temperature solar reactor

Philipp Furler;Jonathan R. Scheffe;Aldo Steinfeld;Aldo Steinfeld.
Energy and Environmental Science (2012)

473 Citations

Solar Thermochemical Process Technology

Aldo Steinfeld;Robert Palumbo.
Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences#R##N#Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology (Third Edition) (2003)

432 Citations

Solar Thermochemical CO2 Splitting Utilizing a Reticulated Porous Ceria Redox System

Philipp Furler;Jonathan Scheffe;Michael Gorbar;Louis Moes.
Energy & Fuels (2012)

395 Citations

High-temperature thermal storage using a packed bed of rocks - Heat transfer analysis and experimental validation

Markus Hänchen;Sarah Brückner;Aldo Steinfeld;Aldo Steinfeld.
Applied Thermal Engineering (2011)

354 Citations

Packed-bed thermal storage for concentrated solar power: Pilot-scale demonstration and industrial-scale design

Giw Zanganeh;Andrea Pedretti;Simone Zavattoni;Maurizio Barbato.
Solar Energy (2012)

347 Citations

Oxygen exchange materials for solar thermochemical splitting of H2O and CO2: a review

Jonathan R. Scheffe;Aldo Steinfeld;Aldo Steinfeld.
Materials Today (2014)

343 Citations

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