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Engineering and Technology D-index 34 Citations 4,394 120 World Ranking 3988 National Ranking 52

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Botany
  • Thermodynamics

Thijs Defraeye mainly investigates Energy consumption, Cold chain, Airflow, Pallet and Mechanical engineering. Thijs Defraeye incorporates Energy consumption and Package design in his research. His Airflow research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Waste management, Citrus fruit, Computational fluid dynamics and Simulation.

His Citrus fruit research includes elements of Cooling capacity, Cooling rates and Cooling time. His Mechanical engineering research integrates issues from Resource efficiency, Embodied energy and Process engineering. His Process engineering research includes themes of Multiphysics, Renewable energy, Waste heat and Process.

His most cited work include:

  • Advanced computational modelling for drying processes – A review (135 citations)
  • Advanced computational modelling for drying processes – A review (135 citations)
  • Advanced computational modelling for drying processes – A review (135 citations)

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

Thijs Defraeye focuses on Computational fluid dynamics, Airflow, Mechanics, Convection and Process engineering. His Computational fluid dynamics research incorporates themes from Marine engineering, Turbulence modeling, Simulation and Porous medium. Thijs Defraeye has included themes like Waste management, Carton, Cold chain and Pallet in his Airflow study.

His studies in Convection integrate themes in fields like Soil science, Moisture, Boundary layer, Microscale chemistry and Shrinkage. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Energy consumption, Scientific method and Multiphysics. His study looks at the relationship between Energy consumption and fields such as Mechanical engineering, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Computational fluid dynamics (39.13%)
  • Airflow (50.00%)
  • Mechanics (30.98%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Airflow (50.00%)
  • Electrohydrodynamics (10.33%)
  • Process engineering (25.54%)

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

His main research concerns Airflow, Electrohydrodynamics, Process engineering, Carton and Mechanics. His work deals with themes such as Scientific method and Chilling injury, which intersect with Airflow. His studies deal with areas such as Energy consumption, Cold chain and Process optimization as well as Process engineering.

His Carton research is under the purview of Mechanical engineering. His work on Convection and Convective heat transfer as part of general Mechanics research is frequently linked to Common emitter and Ion flow, bridging the gap between disciplines. Thijs Defraeye has researched Citrus fruit in several fields, including Pallet and Postharvest.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Parametric study of the influence of environmental factors and tree properties on the transpirative cooling effect of trees (30 citations)
  • Parametric study of the influence of environmental factors and tree properties on the transpirative cooling effect of trees (30 citations)
  • Virtual cold chain method to model the postharvest temperature history and quality evolution of fresh fruit – A case study for citrus fruit packed in a single carton (23 citations)

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

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Thermodynamics
  • Botany

Thijs Defraeye mostly deals with Airflow, Mechanics, Quality, Cold chain and Carton. His study on Airflow is mostly dedicated to connecting different topics, such as Scientific method. His study in Mechanics concentrates on Convective heat transfer, Convection and Computational fluid dynamics.

Thijs Defraeye studied Computational fluid dynamics and Product that intersect with Aerodynamics. His research integrates issues of Cooling rate, Pallet and Citrus fruit, Horticulture, Postharvest in his study of Carton. His work deals with themes such as Refrigeration and Embodied energy, which intersect with Agricultural engineering.

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Best Publications

Advanced computational modelling for drying processes – A review

Thijs Defraeye;Thijs Defraeye;Thijs Defraeye.
Applied Energy (2014)

189 Citations

Nondestructive Measurement of Fruit and Vegetable Quality

Bart M. Nicolaï;Thijs Defraeye;Bart De Ketelaere;Els Herremans.
Annual Review of Food Science and Technology - (new in 2010) (2014)

148 Citations

Multiscale modeling in food engineering

Quang T. Ho;Jan Carmeliet;Ashim K. Datta;Thijs Defraeye.
Journal of Food Engineering (2013)

116 Citations

The use of CFD to characterize and design post-harvest storage facilities: Past, present and future

A. Ambaw;M. A. Delele;T. Defraeye;Q. T. Ho.
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture (2013)

112 Citations

Towards integrated performance evaluation of future packaging for fresh produce in the cold chain

Thijs Defraeye;Thijs Defraeye;Thijs Defraeye;Paul Cronjé;Tarl Berry;Umezuruike Linus Opara.
Trends in Food Science and Technology (2015)

97 Citations

Forced-convective cooling of citrus fruit: package design

Thijs Defraeye;Rutger Lambrecht;Alemayehu Ambaw Tsige;Mulugeta Admasu Delele.
Journal of Food Engineering (2013)

95 Citations

Forced-convective cooling of citrus fruit: Cooling conditions and energy consumption in relation to package design

Thijs Defraeye;Rutger Lambrecht;Mulugeta Admasu Delele;Alemayehu Ambaw Tsige.
Journal of Food Engineering (2014)

93 Citations

Comparison of X-ray CT and MRI of watercore disorder of different apple cultivars

Els Herremans;Angela Melado-Herreros;Thijs Defraeye;Bert Verlinden.
Postharvest Biology and Technology (2014)

82 Citations

CFD modelling of flow and scalar exchange of spherical food products: Turbulence and boundary-layer modelling

Thijs Defraeye;Pieter Verboven;Bart Nicolai.
Journal of Food Engineering (2013)

74 Citations

Integral performance evaluation of the fresh-produce cold chain: A case study for ambient loading of citrus in refrigerated containers

Thijs Defraeye;Thijs Defraeye;Thijs Defraeye;Bart Nicolai;Wayne Kirkman;Sean Moore.
Postharvest Biology and Technology (2016)

72 Citations

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