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E-Mail: energies@mdpi.com
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Editorial Office

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Enrico Sciubba
Room 32, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Roma Sapienza, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Roma, Italy
Tel. +39 06 44 58 52 44; Fax: +39 06 44 58 52 49
Website: http://www.turbomachinery.it/pageSciubba.html
E-Mail: enrico.sciubba@uniroma1.it
Interests: turbomachinery CFD; turbulence modelling; exergy analysis of complex systems; engineering applications of AI to thermal conversion processes

Senior Assistant Editor
Dr. Guoping (Terry) Zhang
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 62800830
E-Mail: terry.zhang@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Amidon
Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, 1 Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Website: http://www.esf.edu/pbe/people/amidon.asp
Interests: biorefineries; biofuels; bioenergy; bio-based materials and chemicals; nanocellulose; pulp and paper; pellets; forest and biomass resources; process development; novel bio-based products; cell wall deconstruction; hot water extraction; cellulosic bioproducts; improved fiber based products; biomass productivity
Contribution: Special Issue: Biomass and Biofuels
Special Issue: Biomass and Biofuels 2012
Special Issue: Biomass and Biofuels 2013

Prof. Dr. Chris Bingham
School of Engineering, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool Lincoln, LN6 7TS, UK
Tel. +44 1522 668896
Website: http://staff.lincoln.ac.uk/cbingham
Interests: aircraft dynamics and advanced control; impact of driver behavior on energy efficiency of EVs/HEVs, electrical power distribution for deep-sea ROVs; power electronic servo-drive systems; real-time prognostics and diagnostics for industrial systems; sensor validation and fault detection; high-efficiency power supplies for domestic products; active magnetic bearings for high-speed energy storage
Contribution: Special Issue: Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Prof. Dr. Frede Blaabjerg
Institute of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Pontoppidanstraede 101, DK-9220 Aalborg East, Denmark
Tel. +45 9635 9254; Fax: +45 9815 1411
Interests: wind power research; power electronics; control of wind turbines and wind farms; interconnection to grid; generators; power converters; ride-through operation
Contribution: Special Issue: Wind Energy
Special Issue: Wind Turbines
Special Issue: Wind Turbines 2013
Special Issue: Wind Turbines 2014
Topical Collection: Wind Turbines

Dr. Paul L. Chen
Center for Biorefining, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1390 Eckles Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
Tel. +1 612 6257721
Website: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~chenx088/energy/
Interests: pyrolysis; hydrothermal liquefaction; microalgae; food processing
Contribution: Special Issue: Algae Fuel
Special Issue: Algae Fuel 2013
Special Issue: Algae Based Technologies

Dr. Rosaria Ciriminna
Istituto per lo Studio dei Materiali Nanostrutturati, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Via ugo La Malfa 153, Palermo 90146, Italy
Tel. +39 091 680 9369
Interests: renewable energy and photovoltaics; catalytic and photocatalytic materials; biomass conversion

Dr. Mark Deinert
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Tel. +1 206 300 4147; Fax: +1 512 471 1045
Website: http://nuclear.engr.utexas.edu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=97%3Amark-deinert&catid=31&Itemid=41
Interests: energy economics; systems analysis; complex systems; nuclear power; non proliferation; renewable energy; energy policy
Contribution: Special Issue: Solar Energy Systems and Materials

Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Dincer
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario, Institute of Technology (UOIT), 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4, Canada
Tel. +1 905 721 8668 ext: 2573, Cell: 905 441 2229; Fax: +1 905 721 3370
Website: http://www.engineering.uoit.ca/faculty/ibrahim.dincer
Interests: hydrogen and fuel cell systems; renewable energies; energy and exergy; energy conversion and management; heat and mass transfer; thermodynamics; drying; refrigeration; thermal energy storage
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Entropy Generation in Thermal Systems and Processes

Prof. Dr. Tom Gregorkiewicz
Faculty of Science, Van der Waals - Zeeman Institute, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: http://home.medewerker.uva.nl/t.gregorkiewicz/
Interests: nanophotonics; nanophotovoltaics; fundamentals of photovoltaics; solid-state physics; semiconductors; silicon; nanostructures

Prof. Dr. S. Kent Hoekman
Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Desert Research Institute, 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512, USA
Tel. +1 775 674 7065
Website: http://www.dri.edu/kent-hoekman
Interests: biomass/biofuels; conventional fuels; transportation fuel properties and standards; hydrothermal processing of biomass; thermochemical processing of biomass; vehicle emissions; atmospheric chemistry

Prof. Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson
Atmosphere / Energy Program, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment & Energy (Y2E2) Building, 473 Via Ortega, Room 397, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Tel. +1 650 723 6836; Fax: +1 650 723 7058
Website: http://www.stanford.edu/group/efmh/jacobson/
Interests: climate change; air pollution; renewable energy resources; effects of energy systems on the atmosphere; computer modeling; aerosol particles; clouds; meteorology

Prof. Dr. Mark J. Kaiser
Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University, USA
Website: http://www.enrg.lsu.edu/staff/kaiser
Interests: oil and gas economics; cost assessment; fiscal systems; valuation

Prof. Dr. Mitsuhiro Kawase
School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Box 355351, Seattle, WA 98195-5351, USA
Interests: renewable power generation from tidal and ocean currents; resource and environmental impact assessment for marine renewable energy projects
Contribution: Special Issue: Progress in Ocean Energy Conversion

Dr. Edwin Kessler *
Founding Director of the National Severe Storms Laboratory, NOAA, Norman, OK, USA
Website: http://kffl.ou.edu/
Interests: weather radar; clouds and precipitation; cloud seeding; severe storms; aviation meteorology; global warming; cold-frame agriculture; organic agriculture; traditional fuels; alternative fuels; energy conservation
* Founding Editor-in-Chief of Energies 2008-June 2009.

Dr. Jens Peter Kofoed
Wave Energy Research Group, Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
Tel. +45 9940 8474
Website: http://vbn.aau.dk/en/persons/jens-peter-kofoed(765ee1c2-518d-4217-ae56-1eb59a343d34).html
Interests: wave forces and overtopping on structures; motions of floating structures subjected to waves; utilization of wave energy; experimental modelling of Wave Energy Converters

Dr. Susan Krumdieck
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 364 2987 x 7249
Interests: transportation; peak oil asset planning and risk analysis; travel behaviour adaptive capacity electricity supply sustainability; remote power systems; demand response geothermal transition engineering for emerging sustainability

Prof. Dr. Chi-Ming Lai
Department of Civil Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University. 1, University Road, Tainan City, 701, Taiwan
Tel. +886-6-2757575 ext. 63136;; Fax: +886-6-2090569
Interests: energy efficient buildings; Green Building Design; building energy analysis; application of renewable energies in buildings; HVAC; heat transfer; phase change materials
Contribution: Special Issue: Energy Efficient Buildings and Green Buildings

Prof. Dr. Chang Sik Lee
School of Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang University, 17 Haengdang-dong, Sungdong-gu, Seoul, 133-791, Korea
Tel. +82 2 2220 0427; Fax: +82 2281 5286
Interests: combustion; alternative fuels; laser diagnostics and spray measurement; combustion engines; pollutant emissions; modeling of engines and sprays; engine performance; thermodynamic analysis

Prof. Dr. Mats Leijon
Department of Engineering Sciences, Division of Electricity, Uppsala University, 751 21 Uppsala, Sweden
Tel. +46 70 425 0923; Fax: +46 18 471 5810
Website: http://www.el.angstrom.uu.se/
Interests: wind power; wave power; marine current power

Dr. Mark Levine
Director, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, MS 90-3026A, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Tel. +1 510 486 5238; Fax: +1 510 486 5454
Website: http://china.lbl.gov/researchers/mark.levine
Interests: building energy research; US and international energy policy studies; environmentally friendly energy technology R&D; and indoor and urban/regional air quality and combustion research

Dr. Clifford Louime
FAMU BioEnergy Group, Technology Building D, Room 12, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307, USA
Tel. +1 850 412 7395; Fax: +1 850 561 2617
Website: http://www.famu.edu/cesta/main/index.cfm/research/bioenergy/
Interests: biofuels; biotic and abiotic stress; genomics; computational biology
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Biofuels R&D: Securing the Planet's Future Energy Needs

Prof. Dr. Terese Løvås
Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Kolbjørn Hejes vei 1a, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Tel. +47 735 93709
Website: http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/terese.lovas
Interests: combustion research; on topics such as: turbulent combustion, reaction kinetics, model reduction techniques; fundamentals such as turbulent flame speeds and extinction phenomena; applied topics such as engine, turbine and furnace combustion; alternative fuels, fossil fuels and solid bio fuels

Dr. Andrés G. Muñoz
Present address: Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit GRSmbH, Theodor-Heuss-Straße 4, 38122 Braunschweig, Germany
Tel. +49 (030) 8062 2928; Fax: +49 (030) 8062 2434
Website: http://mysites.grs.de/Person.aspx?guid=B3F84198-5C10-468C-8EEA-09245C4E1CAB
Interests: photovoltaic; charge carrier transport dynamics; solid-state junctions; energy conversion; photovoltaic materials; silicon technology
Contribution: Special Issue: Solar Cells
In other journals:
Special Issue: Solar Cells

Prof. Dr. Vasily Novozhilov
Built Environment Research Institute, School of The Built Environment, University of Ulster, Jordanstown campus, Shore Road, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim, BT37 0QB, UK
Tel. +44 289 0368705; Fax: +44 289 0368726
Website: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/staff/vb.novozhilov.html
Contribution: Special Issue: Combustion for Aerospace Propulsion
Special Issue: Combustion for Ground and Marine Transportation
Special Issue: Coal, Biomass & Solid Refuse Combustion

Prof. Dr. Shusheng Pang
Wood Technology Research Centre, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 364 2538; Fax: +64 3 364 2063
Website: http://www.cape.canterbury.ac.nz/people/pang.shtml
Interests: biomass gasification, biomass pyrolysis, biomass to syngas and liquid fuels through theremochemical processing; biomass drying, sustainability analysis for biomass to liquid fuel processing

Dr. Calliope Panoutsou
Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, SW72AZ, London, UK
Interests: energy; biomass; biofuels; energy crops; renewable energy; sustainability; energy policy
Contribution: Special Issue: Biomass Resource Efficiency for the Biobased Industries

Prof. Dr. Arthur J. Ragauskas
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Institute of Paper Science and Technology at Georgia Institute of Technology, 500 10th St., NW, Atlanta, GA, 30332-0620, USA
Tel. +1 404 894 9701; Fax: +1 404 894 4778
Website: http://www.chemistry.gatech.edu/faculty/Ragauskas/
Interests: biofuels; biopower; bio-based materials and chemicals; biorefinery; nanocellulose

Prof. Dr. John Ringwood
Centre for Ocean Energy Research (COER), National University of Ireland (NUI) Maynooth, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Tel. +353 1 708 4766
Website: http://www.eeng.nuim.ie/staff/ringwood/
Interests: wave and tidal energy; modeling and control of wave energy devices; energy forecasting; fault diagnostics and prognostics; techno-economic optimisation
Contribution: Special Issue: Energy from the Ocean - Wave and Tidal Energy

Dr. Erich Schneider
Nuclear and Radiation Engineering Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX 78712, USA
Tel. +1 512 232 5412; Fax: +1 512 471 4589
Website: http://www.me.utexas.edu/directory/faculty/schneider/erich/156/
Interests: nuclear reactor physics; radiation transport modeling; nuclear fuel cycle simulation; optimization, proliferation countermeasures
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Nuclear Reactor and Fuel Cycle Technologies

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Sekimoto
Research Laboratory for Nuclear Reactors, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 2-12-1 0-okayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152, Japan
Website: http://www.nr.titech.ac.jp/~hsekimot/homeE.html
Interests: innovative nuclear energy systems; innovative nuclear reactor designs; self-consistent nuclear energy system; equilibrium nuclear energy utilization in the future
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Sustainable Nuclear Energy

Prof. Dr. Paul Stewart
School of Engineering, University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
Tel. +44 1482 466665
Website: http://www2.hull.ac.uk/science/engineering/our%20staff/academic/paulstewart.aspx
Interests: complex system simulation, design and optimization; engineering applications of artificial intelligence; advanced control systems; power and energy architectures; electrical machines, drives and systems; energy conversion and storage; remote monitoring and sensing; prognostics and diagnostics; low carbon and low emissions operations
Contribution: Special Issue: Electrical Power and Energy Systems
In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Control Engineering

Prof. Dr. Haolin Tang
State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, 122 Luoshi Road, Wuhan, China
Tel. +86 27 8788 9468; Fax: +86 27 87884448
Interests: fuel cells; Li-ion battery; electrochemical energy materials; nanostructured electrolyte; electrocatalyst; self-assembling hybrid materials

Dr. Izumi Taniguchi
Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology 12-1, Ookayama-2, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8552, Tokyo, Japan
Tel. +81 3 5734 2155; Fax: +81 3 5734 2155
Website: http://www.chemeng.titech.ac.jp/english/faculty/taniguchi/profile.html
Interests: lithium-ion battery; solid oxides fuel cells; energy storage; fine ceramic particles; aerosol technology; functional material processing

Dr. Pierre Trambouze
Former Director of the French Institute of Petroleum (IFP) in Lyon, Retired and the Present address: 20 avenue des Cottages, 69300 Caluire, France
Tel. +33 (0)4 78 08 12 72; Fax: +33 (0)4 78 08 12 72
Interests: chemical engineering; industrial process development; relationships between energies uses and greenhouse gases

Prof. Dr. George Tsatsaronis
Institute for Energy Engineering, Technische Universität Berlin, Marchstraße 18, 10587 Berlin, Germany
Tel. +49 30 31 42 47 76; Fax: +49 30 31 42 16 83
Website: http://www.energietechnik.tu-berlin.de/
Interests: combustion technology; thermo economics; development, design, simulation and analysis of energy conversion processes; optimization of the design and operation of energy systems; power plant technology

Prof. Dr. Sergio Ulgiati
Department of Sciences for the Environment, Parthenope University of Naples, Centro Direzionale, Isola C4, 80143 Napoli, Italy
Tel. +81 5476666
Interests: energy and eMergy assessment; life cycle assessment; bioenergy; biorefineries

Prof. Dr. Michael Walls
CREST, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK
Tel. +44 1509 635201
Website: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/eese/ourpeople/staff/academics/professors/walls-michael.html
Interests: renewable energy; silicon and thin film photovoltaics; interconnection technology; magnetron sputtering; optical coatings; metrology; methods of surface analysis

Prof. Dr. Simon J. Watson
Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Holywell Park, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK
Tel. +44 1509 635348; Fax: +44 1509 635341
Website: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/eese/ourpeople/staff/academics/professors/watson-simon.html
Interests: wind power; wind resource assessment; wind turbine wake modeling; climate change impacts on wind energy; integration of renewable energy into networks; wind turbine condition monitoring
Contribution: Special Issue: Wind Energy 2011
In other journals:
Special Issue: Spatial and Temporal Variation of the Wind Resource

Prof. Dr. Jinliang Yuan
Department of Energy Sciences, Lund University, Box 118, S 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Tel. +46 46 222 4813
Website: http://www.ht.energy.lth.se/personal/jinliang_yuan/
Interests: fuel cells; hydrogen production; heat and mass transfer; catalytic reactions; modeling; CFD; multi-scale
Contribution: Special Issue: Reacting Transport Phenomena in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

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