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AGGAT 2015 presentations

Nick Inskip 
General Manager
Heavy Engineering Research Association

Welcome by Conference Chairperson

Rosalind Archer
Professor
University of Auckland
Opening remarks from the Director of the Geothermal Institute, Mighty River Power Chair
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Ennio Macchi
Professor
Politechnico di Milano, Italy

The Choice of Working Fluid - The Most Important Step for a Successful Organic Rankine Cycle (and an Efficient Turbine)

MATERIALS & FLUIDS

Keith Lichti
Principal Corrosion Consultant
Quest Integrity

Materials properties

Jim Johnston
Professor
Victoria University of Wellington

Silica scaling mitigation

Holger Heinzel
Research Engineer
Heavy Engineering Research Association

AGGAT Materials Research

Andreas Markwitz
Principal Scientist
Institute of Geological and
Nuclear Sciences (GNS)

Surface coatings 

TURBINE DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE

Lei Chen
Research Engineer
Heavy Engineering Research Association

Modelling and Design of a Radial Inflow Turbine

Choon Wong
HEERF PhD Scholar
University of Canterbury

Exploration of Turbine Technologies for Organic Rankine Cycle – Expander Selection and Implementation (ESI) Method

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Zhiqiang Guan
Senior Research Fellow 
University of Queensland, Australia

Cooling Technologies in Geothermal Applications

ABOVE GROUND TECHNOLOGY CONCEPTS

Boaz Habib
Senior Research Engineer
Heavy Engineering Research Association

Developing an Expert Design Tool

Pragya Sharma
HERA researcher
Heavy Engineering Research Association

Standardised Technology Concepts in Organic Rankine Cycle

CONTROL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

Matthew Proctor
HEERF PhD Scholar
University of Auckland

Control Systems Research

HEAT TRANSFER & DESIGN

Mohammed Farid
Professor
University of Auckland

Heat Exchanger Innovations
 Presentation

Sadiq Zarrouk
Senior Lecturer
University of Auckland

Scaling in Geothermal Environments

Nick Inskip
General Manager 
Heavy Engineering Research Association

Concluding Remarks from Conference Chairperson