Academic Collaborator
Energy Storage
  • Experimental and theoretical research in the field of heat and mass transfer, with applications to the conversion, storage, and use of energy resources.
  • Loop heat pipes
  • Two-phase fluid flow and heat transfer
  • Effective thermal conductivity of fluid saturated sintered powder metal plates
  • HVAC systems
  • N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2006), “Effective Thermal Conductivity of Water-Saturated Sintered Powder-Metal Plates,” Heat and Mass Transfer (accepted).
  • B.R. Baliga and N. Atabaki (2006), “Control-Volume-Based Finite Difference and Finite Element Methods,” in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer (Second Edition), W.J. Minkowycz, E.M. Sparrow and J.Y. Murthy (Editors), Chapter 6, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.
  • N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2006), “Experimental Investigation of a Loop Heat Pipe with a Flat Evaporator,” 13th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC-13, Sidney, Australia, August 13 – 18.
  • N. Atabaki and M. Bernier (2005), “A Semi-Empirical Model for Residential Electric Hot Water Tanks,” ASHRAE Transactions, vol. 111, part 1, pp.159-168.
  • N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2005), “Measurement of Bulk Temperature in Thermally Developed Laminar Flows in Pipes,” 20th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 2005, pp.205-206, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 30th to June 2nd.
  • N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2005), “Determination of Maximum Effective Pore Size of Sintered Porous Metal Plates,” 20th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 2005, pp.236-237, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 30th to June 2nd.
  • N. Atabaki and B.R. Baliga (2003), “Steady-State Operation of a Loop Heat Pipe: Network Thermofluid Model and Results,” Proc. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Paper # IMECE2003-43968, pp. 1-13, Washington, D.C., November 16-21.
  • N. Atabaki and M. Bernier (2001), “Visualisation de la montée d’un panache dans un chauffe-eau électrique,” Congrès français de Thermique, SFT 2001, pp. 193-198, Nantes, France, 29-31 mai.
  • N. Atabaki and M. Bernier (2001), “Détermination expérimentale des caractéristiques de la zone de mélange au bas d’un chauffe-eau électrique,” Ve Colloque interuniversitaire Franco-Québécois, pp. 455-462,Lyon, France, 28-30 mai.
  • N. Atabaki and A. Teyssedou (2001), “Heat Transfer between Airflow in Ductworks and the Environment in Large HVAC Systems,” 18th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, CANCAM 2001, pp. 139-140, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, June 3-7.