Final Programme

ALL TIMES ARE GMT (Lisbon, UK) time

Tuesday, 10th of November


9:00 - 9:30 Welcome to Participants - Organizing Committee
A Tribute to Prof. Mário Costa

Viktor Scherer, 
Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany
Neil Fricker, University of South Wales, UK
Albino Reis, Cenertec – Centro de Energia e Tecnologia, Portugal

9:30 - 11:00 Keynote Presentations

Maria da Graça Carvalho, Member of the European Parliament, Portugal

Edgardo Coda Zabetta, Sumitomo SHI FW, Finland

11:00 - 12:00 Parallel sessions 

Room 1
Combustion & Heat Transfer
Session chair: H. Raupenstrauch

Room 2
Alternative Fuels
Session chair: N. Fricker

Room 3
Session chair: V. Scherer

Oxygen-enriched Combustion Technology using Self-induced Oscillation Phenomenon to Uniformly Heat a Wide Range in Industrial Furnaces

M. Yamaguchi, T. Saito, Y. Yamamoto & Y. Hagihara

Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (Japan)

Pressurized steam pyrolysis of grape residues for production of valuable liquid hydrocarbons

F. Miccio, A. Natali Murri, E. Papa, E. Landi & M. Minelli

University of Bologna (Italy)

Numerical Analysis of the Transient Heating Characteristics of a Slab in a Re-Heat Furnace

Z. Ahmedab, I. T’Jollynab, S. Lecompteab, T. De Raadc & M. De Paepeab

Ghent University, ArcelorMittal Gent & FlandersMake@UGent (Belgium)

Degassing and Stability Behavior of Oxide Heat Insulation Materials in Vacuum Furnaces

R. Arnold, M. Gilbert, R. Behrend & H. Krause

Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany)

Carbonization of grape pomace

A. F. Ferreira & M. Costa

Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, (Portugal)

Modelling radiative heat transfer in an industrial furnace using the lattice Boltzmann method

R. Prieler, P. Burian, M. Landl, C. Schluckner, C. Hochenauer

Graz University of Technology (Austria)

Energy Efficient Coil Coating Process - ECCO

M. Schneider, P. Weinbrecht, C. Wieland, C. Weis & D. Trimis

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

Valorisation of plastic wastes by pyrolysis for energy production

J.-B. Michel & M. Simeoni

Race for Water Foundation & ETIA S.A.S. Carrefour Jean Monnet (Switzerland/ France)

Large Eddy Simulation of Reactive Flow on the Fire Side of a Steam Cracking Furnace

S. Nadakkal Appukuttan, E. Riber, B. Cuenot, T. Gilles

CERFACS & John Zink Hamworthy Combustion (France/ Luxembourg)

12:00 - 12:45     Break

12:45 - 14:15     Parallel sessions

Room 1
Combustion & Heat Transfer
Session chair: H. Raupenstrauch

Room 2
Green challenges and renewable future
Session chair: N. Fricker

Room 3
Session chair: V. Scherer

Experimental and numerical investigations of a high-power density sulphur burner

M. Fedoryk, F. Zhang, H. Heidarifatasmi, N. Sebbar, S. Harth, D. Trimis & H. Bockhorn

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

Challenges for the Future Combustion of Green Fuels

J.G. Wünning

WS Wärmeprozesstechnik GmbH (Germany)



Simulation of a turbulent combustion and structural mechanics in radiant tube burner using OpenFOAM

Z. Raonic, D. Nikolaenko, C. Spijker, H. Raupenstrauch

Montanuniversitaet Leoben (Austria)

Modern concepts for sensor-based process optimization of waste-fired power plants

F. Graube-Kühne, T. Kehr, S. Grahl & M. Beckmann

Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)

Thermodynamic and lifecycle analysis of a CO2-based methanol synthesis

M. Dierks, F. Möllenbruck, G. Oeljeklaus & K. Görner

University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)

CFD modeling: a powerful tool for high efficiency burner design

A. Saponaro, O. Senneca, F. Cerciello, D.J. Brand, M. Torresi, F. Cesareo, M. Valenzano, S. Siena, G. Rago, G. Rossiello, G. Volpi, M. Penati, R. Dadduzio, T. Giani, M. Rogora, L. Fortunato & V. Panebianco

Centro Combustione Ambiente S.p.A, ITEA S.p.A, Istituto di Ricerche sulla Combustione (IRC), University, Politecnico di Bari, AC BOILERS S.p.A (Italy/ South Africa)

Thermal performance of a domestic boiler burning briquettes made with agricultural wastes

B. Braga, V. Ferreira, A. Sanches & C. Pinho


Biofficiency: The Challenging Way Towards the Next Generation of Biomass-fired Combined Heat and Power Plants

H. Spliethoff, T. de Riese, L. Hansen, R. Nowak Delgado, S. Fendt

Technische Universität München & Bayerisches Zentrum für Angewandte Energieforschung e.V. (Germany)

Large Eddy Simulation of pulverized coal combustion under oxy atmospheres using tabulated chemistry

H. Nicolai, A. Samim Doost, F. di Mare, C. Hasse & J. Janicka

Technische Universität Darmstadt & Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany)

Single droplet ignition and combustion of jet-A1, hydroprocessed vegetable oil and their blends in a drop tube furnace

G. Pacheco, A. Silva & M. Costa

Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa & Aerog-LAETA, Universidade da Beira Interior (Portugal)

Negative CO2 Emission Technologies – A New Trend in Energy Research?

T. Pröll

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Austria)

Impact of the charging strategy, the cohesive zone and a varying blast volume flow on the conditions in the hearth: Transient DEM-CFD simulations of an industrial blast furnace

H. Merten, F. Bambauer, S. Wirtz, V. Scherer, H. Bartusch & R. Lin

Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut, Department Process Optimisation Iron and Steel Making & AG der Dillinger Hüttenwerke (Germany)


Wednesday, 11th of November

9:00 – 11:15 Keynote Presentations


Joachim von Schéele, The Linde Group, Shanghai

Christoph Ponak & Harald Raupenstrauch, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria

11:30 - 12:30 Parallel Sessions

Room 1
Alternative Fuels
Session chair: N. Fricker

Room 2
Monitoring/ Modelling
Session chair: V. Scherer

Room 3
Gasification, Combustion and product treatment
Session chair: J.-B. Michel

Tail biogas flame stabilization by assistance of thermal plasma reformer

N. Striūgas, A. Tamošiūnas, L. Marcinauskas, R. Paulauskas, K. Zakarauskas & R. Skvorčinskienė

Lithuanian Energy Institute & Plasma Processing Laboratory (Lithuania)

In-furnace thermal imaging for process optimisation and NOx reduction

Christopher Leonard and Neil Simpson

Ametek Land & Simpson Combustion

Influence of steam addition on biomass gasification in a drop tube furnace

T. Rio, R. Ferreira & M. Costa

Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)

Effects of microwaves on burning velocity and exhaust gas composition of laminar premixed propane flames

S. Eckart, R. Behrend, E. Collins & H. Krause

TU Bergakademie Freiberg & Columbia University (Germany/ USA)

Temperature Measurements by Means of SO2 Spectra and Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy in Two Full-Scale Boilers

T. Leffler, S. Badiei & P. Kallner

Vattenfall AB (Sweden)

Effects of CO2-H2O dilution on non-premixed turbulent oxygen enriched flames in a swirl burner

T. Boushaki, H. Zaidaoui, JC. Sautet, B. Sarh

University of Orleans & Normandie University (France)

Experimental study of turbulent Bluff-Body flames stability by simultaneous high speed flame imaging and Particle Image Velocimetry

N. Valdez, C. Lacour, B. Lecordier, A. Cessou, D. Honore

Normandie Univ (France)

Comparison of the Dynamic Behaviour between Bubbling and Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustors

G. Martinez Castilla, R. M. Montañés, D. Pallarès & F. Johnsson

Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)

Coupled Computational Fluid Dynamics and Discrete Element Method modelling of shaft furnace, including nitrogen emissions

C. Spijker, R. W. Pollhammer & H. Raupenstrauch

Montanuniversitaet Leoben & K1-MET GmbH (Austria)

12:30 – 13:15 Break

13:15 – 14:15 Parallel sessions

Room 1
Pollutant emissions
Session chair: N. Fricker

Room 2
Session chair: J.-. Michel

Reduction of thermal and fuel NO-formation with Multi-Stage Flameless Oxidation

N. Schmitz, L. Giesler, E. Cresci, J.G. Wuenning & H.Pfeifer

RWTH Aachen University & WS Waermeprozesstechnik GmbH (Germany)

A two-dimensional pyrolysis model for thermally thick particles

Q. N. Hoang, M. Vanierschot, T. Croymans, R. Pittoors & J. Van Caneghem

Group T Leuven campus, KU Leuven & Keppel Seghers Belgium NV (Belgium)

Issues relating to the Combustion of High Asphaltene Heavy Fuel Oils.

A.R. Lea-Langton, K.D. Bartle, F.A. Atiku, J.M. Jones & A. Williams

University of Manchester & University of Leeds (UK)


Thermal process for energy recovery from Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment under the premise of bromine recycling

M. Dunker, A. Hiller & M. Beckmann

Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)

Influence of operation mode of a drop-feed-pellet domestic boiler on gaseous and particulate emissions

A. Martinez, C. Lacour, J. Yon & A. Coppalle

Normandie University (France)


Novel heat recovery system for ceramic furnaces using high-temperature phase change materials and integration based on multicriteria analysis development

P. Royo, L. Acevedo, A. J. Arnal, M. Diaz-Ramírez, T. García-Armingol, V. J. Ferreira, G. Ferreira & A. M. López-Sabirón

Research Centre for Energy Resources and Consumption (CIRCE) & CIRCE Institute (Spain)

14:15 – 14:30 Closing session - Organizing Committee

Viktor Scherer, 
Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany
Neil Fricker, University of South Wales, UK
Albino ReisCenertec – Centro de Energia e Tecnologia, Portugal

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