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Dorota Chwieduk

Dorota Chwieduk, prof. DSc PhD eng. - Division of Refrigeration and Energy in Buildings room 211 a, e-mail: Dorota.Chwieduk@itc.pw.edu.pl tel. 22 234 52 27

 

Deputy Director of the Institute of Heating Engineering, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering

Head of the Post Diploma Study „Energy Efficient Buildings. Energy Characteristics of Buildings, energy Auditing and Thermal Refurbishment of Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering

Membership of professional bodies:

  • Fellow Member of the Thermodynamic Section of Thermodynamic and Combustion Committee Polish Academy of Sciences, 1993.
  • Fellow Member of the Physics of Building Construction Section of Civil and Water Treatment Engineering Committee Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1996.
  • Member - Observer at Executive Committee of Implementation Agreement on Energy Conservation through Energy Storage and at Expert Group of Annex 8, on UTES - Underground Thermal Energy Storage at International Energy Agency, 1995 – 1999
  • President of the Polish Solar Energy Society and of the Polish Section of International Solar Energy Society, 1993 –1996; 1996- 1999; 2002  – 2006; 2006 – 2010; 2011 -
  • Member of the Board of the International Solar Energy Society –Europe, 2003 -2013
  • Vice President of the International Solar Energy Society – Europe, 2007 - 2009
  • President of the International Solar Energy Society – Europe, 2009 – 2011
  • Past President of the International Solar Energy Society – Europe, 2011 – 2013
  • Member of the World Renewable Energy Network, since 1996
  • Editor in Chief “Polish Solar Energy” magazine. The official magazine of the Polish Solar Energy Society, since 2003
  • Member of Editorial Board of “Clean Energy” (in Polish) monthly magazine, published by ABRYS, since 2004
  • Expert in a field of energy for the European Commission DG Research, working as an evaluator of the proposals, 2003 - 2006
  • National Expert, Polish representative in Steering Committee of Priority 6.1 ENERGY of VI Framework Programme European Commission, 2004 -2006
  • Coordinator of the sub–network “Eco-Buildings” of National Network “Sustainable Energy Systems”, 2004 2008
  • Member of the European Construction Technology Platform, Priority Sustainable Development and Quality of Life, 2004 - 2008
  • Member of the Polish National Construction Technology Platform, Leader of Priority Sustainable Development and Quality of Life, 2004 - 2004;
  • Member of the International Geothermal Association, 1998 - 2008
  • Member of the Polish National Standard Committee, Section of Mechanics, 2001 - 2008
  • Vice President of the Society of Energy and Environment, Poland, 2004 -2008
  • Editor in Chief of the Federation of Energy and Environment Societies Publisher, since 2005
  • Nominated member of the Advisory Group on Energy AGE for FP 7 European Commission, 2006 - 2012;
  • Nominated member of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2008 - 2010
  • Nominated member of the Council of the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, since 2008
  • Member of the Steering Council of the Technological Park  EuroCentrum Katowice, since 2010;
  • Nominated Fellow Member of the Energy Problems Committee, Polish Academy of Sciences, since 2010
  • Member of the PRK OZE – Polish Coordination Board of Renewable Energy, since 2009

Key research RTD, Energy, Buildings and  environment

  • Unconventional methods of energy conversion and storage
  • Solar energy, active and passive solar energy use, solar technologies
  • Heat transfer in buildings
  • Energy interactive building envelope, hybrid systems
  • Renewable energy systems in buildings
  • Solar Energy in Buildings
  • Energy performance of buildings
  • Thermal modernization of buildings and energy audits
  • Smart cities
  • Heat pumps, monovalent and bivalent energy systems, integrated  multi-sources energy systems
  • Pligeneration – trigeneration, combined heating, cooling and electric energy production
  • Photovoltaics, integrated systems, hybrid systems –PVT – PhotoVoltaic/ Thermal
  • Short and long term thermal energy storage
  • Underground thermal energy storage
  • Thermal energy storage through phase change process, application of PCM (Phase Change Materials)
  • Energy efficiency of systems and devices
  • Life Cycle Assesment – LCA, embodied energy

Teaching courses

No Course title
NS728 Solar Energy (in Polish)
NS712 Solar Energy in Buildings (in Polish)
  Photovoltaics (in Polish)
NS553A Perspective Energy Technologies for Buildings (in Polish)
NS540 Heat Pumps (in Polish)
  RES in Micro Scale (in Polish)
ANS516 RES – Solar Engineering I
ANS51 RES – Solar Engineering II

Proposed topics of diploma thesis

  • Indoor tests of solar collectors thermal characteristics – tests under solar simulator
  • Outdoor tests and analysis of operation of a solar heating system at the ITC Solar Laboratory
  • Domestic Hot Water solar heating systems. Operation, configuration, dimensioning, energy and economic efficiency
  • Solar combi heating systems: Domestic Hot Water and space heating. Operation, configuration, dimensioning, energy and economic efficiency
  • Solar cooling systems. Operation, configuration, dimensioning, energy and economic efficiency
  • Mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of solar heating systems operation
  • Dimensioning of solar heating systems for given conditions
  • Analysis of solar energy availability
  • Shaping of a building envelope with regard to solar energy availability
  • Transparent elements of a building cover. Analysis of optical and thermal phenomena. Dimensioning of transparent partitions
  • Role and function of glazing in thermal energy balance of a building
  • Heat transfer through opaque elemnts of a building. Analysis, mathematical modeling, numerical simulation, heat transfer, selection of materials and dimensioning of partitions
  • Thermal capacity of a building. Analysis, mathematical modeling, numerical simulation
  • Mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of heat pumps operation
  • Cooperation of a heat pump with solar heating system. Mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of operation
  • Energy and economic efficiency of solar heating systems with a heat pump
  • Combined utilization of heat extracted from a ground and heat gained from solar energy. Analysis, mathematical modeling and numerical simulation
  • Analysis, mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of phenomena in a ground body during heat extraction due to the use of ground heat exchangers coupled with a heat pump
  • Underground thermal energy storage. Methods, modeling and simulation
  • Bivalent – hybrid heating and cooling systems, methods of combining/integration, operation and performance
  • Thermal energy balance of a building with impact of solar energy
  • Providing heating energy needs of buildings through application of different energy systems and primary energy fuels
  • Energy labeling of buildings
  • Energy performance of buildings
  • Energy audits of buildings
  • Innovative methods of reducing energy intensity of buildings. Analysis, mathematical modeling and simulation of operation
  • LCA method, evaluation of the full life cycle, embodied energy, analysis, mathematical modeling and simulation
  • Photovoltaic systems. Operation, configuration, dimensioning, energy and economic efficiency
  • Mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of photovoltaic systems operation
  • Dimensioning of Photovoltaic systems for given conditions
  • Building integrated PV systems. Operation, dimensioning, energy and economic efficiency
  • PVT - Photovoltaic Thermal systems. Operation, dimensioning, energy and economic efficiency

Modifications and new topics are welcome.

Most important publications in last years

No Publication
1. Chwieduk D.: Towards modern options of energy conservation in buildings. Renewable Energy 101 (2017) 1194-1202, DOI10.1016/j.renene.2016.09.061
2. Chwieduk D. (2014) Some Aspects of Energy Efficient Building Envelope in High Latitude Countries, Energy Procedia, Volume 57, 2014, pp. 1898-1907
3. Chwieduk D. (2014) Solar Energy in Buildings: Thermal Balance for Efficient Heating and CoolingElsevier, 2014, ISBN: 9780124105140.
4. Chwieduk D. (2013) Dynamics of external wall structures with a PCM (phase change materials) in high latitude countries. Energy 59 (2013) pp. 301-313.
5. Chwieduk D. (2012) Solar Assisted Heat Pumps in Comprehensive Renewable Energy. Volume 3. Solar Thermal Systems: Components and Application, pp. 495- 528, Elsevier
6. Chwieduk D. (2012) (Recommendations for energy concept of a building.) Wytyczne Tworzenia koncepcji energetycznej budynku. Budownictwo. Czasopismo Techniczne. 2-B/2012. Zeszyt 3 rok 109. pp. 45 – 54. Wydawnictwo Politechniki Krakowskiej
7. Chwieduk D. (2011) (Selected problems of solar energy applications).Wybrane problemy energetyki słonecznej. Elektroenergetyka. 2011, nr 3(9), pp. 57 – 64
8. Chwieduk D. (2011) (Solar energy for heating) Energetyka Słoneczna Cieplna  Ciepłownictwo, Ogrzewnictwo i Wentylacja. 2011, Nr 10, Tom 42/2011; pp. 401 – 405
9. Chwieduk D. (2011) (Solar Energy in Buildings) Energetyka Słoneczna Budynku. Arkady, Warszawa
10. Chwieduk D. (2010) (Some aspects of mathematical modeling of heat transfer through opaque partitions) Wybrane zagadnienia modelowania matematycznego transportu ciepła przez przegrody nieprzezroczyste. Zeszyty Naukowe Politechniki Rzeszowskiej. Budownictwo i Inżynieria Środowiska. 2010. 271.z. 57, nr 4/2010. pp. 61 – 70
11. Chwieduk D. (2010) Solar Energy Use for Thermal Application in Poland. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies,Vol.19, No.3, pp. 473-478
12. Chwieduk M., Chwieduk D. (solar cooling) Chłodzenie słoneczne. Zeszyty Naukowe Politechniki Rzeszowskiej 252. Budownictwo i Inżynieria Środowiska z. 57, nr 4/2010. pp. 61 – 70 (580).
13. Chwieduk D. (2009) Key issues for solar thermal systems. Renewable Energy, pp. 57 -59. Sovereign Publication Limited. London, UK
14. Chwieduk D. (2009) Recommendation on modeling of solar energy incident on a building envelope. Renewable Energy. 34,  pp.736 - 741. Elsevier
15. Chwieduk D. (2008) Some aspects of modeling the energy balance of a room in regard to the impact of solar energy. Solar Energy 82, pp. 870–884
16. Chwieduk D. (2003) Towards Sustainable - Energy Buildings, Applied Energy 76, pp. 211-217.
 

Most important Research and Development R&D national and international projects in last years

  • National project: Zeroemisyjna gospodarka energią w warunkach zrównoważonego rozwoju Polski 2050, (Zero-emission energy economy in sustainable development of Poland till 2050, National Project in National Foresight Program, 2009 - 2011;  D.Chwieduk:  Management, coordination of the Renewable Energy Panel; 
  • International project: (Profesjonalna współpraca partnerska pomiędzy Rzeczpospolitą Polską a Republiką Islandii w dziedzinie wykorzystania Odnawialnych Źródeł Energii (OŹE)); Professional Partnership between the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Iceland in the Utilization of Renewable Energy Resources. International Project PL0460 EEA grants; financed by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism: 2009 – 2011, ID. Chwieduk one of contractors at the ITC PW.
  • International project: COST Action TU0802: Next generation cost effective phase change materials for increased energy efficiency in renewable energy systems in buildings (NeCoE-PCM), financed by the European Commission, 2009 – 2013, D. Chwieduk member of the International Steering Committee, one of two national leaders.
  • National project: Badania akumulacji ciepła z wykorzystaniem materiałów ulegających przemianie fazowej w zastosowaniu do budownictwa energooszczędnego. (Research on energy storage based on PCM materials for application on low energy buildings), financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education/ NCN National Centre of Science,  2009 – 2012, , D. Chwieduk Project leader, manager and coordinator.
  • National project: Innowacyjne środki i efektywne metody poprawy bezpieczeństwa i trwałości obiektów budowlanych i infrastruktury transportowej w strategii zrównoważonego rozwoju. (Innovative measures and effective methods for improvement of safety and durability of construction objects and transport infrastructure in sustainable development strategy.) ProjectPOIG.01.01.02-10-106/09-01. Coordinator: Łódź Technical University; one of partners: Warsaw University of Technology. MEiL ITC contractor for  Research Task nr 3: Unconventional methods of energy conversion and storage, material and installation solutions renewable energy systems improving energy saving effects and relaying on own energy production in buildings. 2011 – 2014, D. Chwieduk: Management and coordination of the Task.
  • International project: SMART CITIES Joint Program EERA – European Energy Research Association, since 2012, D. Chwieduk member of the international steering committee 
  • International project: COST Action TU1205: Building Integrated Solar Thermal Systems (BISTS); financed by the European Commission, 2013 – 2016.  D. Chwieduk member of the International Steering Committee, national leader. 

Most important expertize studies, patents, etc. in last years:

  • Expertizes: (Utilization of Renewable Energy Sources). Wykorzystanie Energii Odnawialnej. National Project in National Foresight Program 2020 in Thematic Panel: Utilization of Renewable Energy Sources for Instytut Chemicznej Obróbki Węgla, Zabrze, 2008
  • Expertize studies: (Energy conversion and renewable energy sources – Research Centre in Jabłonna. Elaboration of complex concept of the Center and assumption for its realization)  Konwersja Energii i Źródła Odnawialne – Centrum Badawcze w Jabłonnej. Task II.1.1 Opracowanie kompleksowej koncepcji Centrum i szczegółowych założeń do jego budowy.  2007 –2008, D. Chwieduk – contractor in a frame of the Eko-Energia network, coordinator Wydział IV  NT PAN.
  • Expertizes: (Elaboration of support mechanism for heating and cooling energy production using renewable energy with focus on solar collectors use). Przygotowanie mechanizmu wsparcia dla wytwarzania ciepła i chłodu z odnawialnych źródeł energii ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem wykorzystania kolektorów słonecznych. 2009. D. Chwieduk – main contractor for KAPE – National Energy Conservation Agency and Ministry of Economy.
  • Expertizes: (Evaluation of technical concept of new construction of solar collectors. Measurments of energy performance and flow characteristics.) Ocena koncepcji technicznej nowego typu kolektorów słonecznych. Pomiar charakterystyk cieplnych i przepływowych. 2011, for private industry.
  • Expertizes: (Evaluation of technical state of solar collectors. Measurments of energy performance and flow characteristics.)  Ocena stanu technicznego kolektorów promieniowania słonecznego. Pomiar charakterystyk cieplnych i przepływowych. 2011, for private industry.
  • Expertizes: (Preliminary analysis of technical possibilities of cooling the server station through utilization of underground thermal storage of heat taken out of the server station and to heat the office building) Wstępna analiza technicznych możliwości chłodzenia serwerowni z wykorzystaniem gruntu oraz wykorzystania emitowanego przez serwerownię ciepła do ogrzewania powierzchni biurowych, XI 2012, for national enterprise
  • Expertizes: (Development of renewable energy systems with regard to climate changes). Rozwój energetyki odnawialnej w świetle możliwych zmian klimatu. National project: (Evaluation of influence of climate changes on energy sector. Evaluation and implementation of of Strategic Plan for adaptation of sectors sensitive to climate changes) Ocena wpływu zmian klimatycznych na sektor energetyki. Opracowanie i wdrożenie Strategicznego Planu Adaptacji dla sektorów i obszarów wrażliwych na zmiany klimatu. 2012, for Instytut Ochrony Środowiska IOŚ-PIB.
  • Expertizes of realization of a grant IEE/07/Agencies/715/SI2.499466, Mazowiecka Agencja Energetyczna jako regionalna agencja zarządzania energią w Województwie Mazowieckim, for the EC Program Inteligent Energy for Europe, 2012.
  • Expertize studies: Narzędzie obliczeniowe GHEx_ITC_PW  do symulacji gruntowych magazynów ciepła. (Calculation tool (software) GHEx_ITC_PW for simulation of underground thermal energy storage). Coordinator, co-author, for private enterprise, 2013
  • Expertizes: (Technical state of solar collectors installed at hospital. Measurments of energy performance of solar collectors.) Stan kolektorów słonecznych zainstalowanych w szpitalu wojewódzkim. Badanie kolektora słonecznego. Badanie charakterystyk cieplnych, 2013, for public institution.
  • Expertizes: (Technical concept of photovoltaic systems for rehabilitation centre.) Koncepcja budowy systemu fotowoltaicznego dla Centrum Kompleksowej Rehabilitacji, for public enterprise, 2013
  • Expertizes: (Analysis of methods of formal formulation of description of object of the contract. Construction work – installation of 2152 solar heating systems for residential buildings). Analizaodnośnie do prawidłowości sposobu sformułowania opisu przedmiotu zamówienia.  Wykonanie robót budowlanych polegających na dostawie i montażu 2152 instalacji słonecznych dla budynków mieszkalnych, for public enterprise, 2013.
  • Expertizes for Instytut Ochrony Środowiska PIB in EU Program Environmental Technology Verification Pilot Program, 2014.

Organization activity:

  • Head of the Post Diploma Studies: Energy Efficient Buildings. Energy Characteristics of Buildings, energy Auditing and Thermal Refurbishment, Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering
  • Organizer of the weekly Institute ITC seminars
  • Organization work as the Deputy Direktor of the Institute ITC
  • A main organizer and coordinator of activity of the Polish Solar Energy Society, since 1994, and the Polish Section of International Solar Energy Society, since 1993 as a member of the Bard and President
  • Organization and coordination work at International Solar Energy Society  - ISES and at International Solar Energy Society  - Europe as a member of the Bard, President, Deputy President and Past President
  • Organization and steering work at WREN – World Renewable Energy Network
  • Initiator, organizer and coordinator of the Solar Laboratory construction work and operation

Awards:

  • Winner (member of Polish team), the 6th position (among 400 tenders) at VIVIENDAS BIOCLIMATICAS"- Low Energy Houses - International Competition in Canaries Islands, 1996
  • Awarded by the annual title of the year 2006 as „Promoter of Renewable Energy” by the “Clean Energy” magazine.
  • Awarded by the Ministry of Buildings in 2006 for a chapter Low energy buildings. Renewable energy (in Polish) pp. 1065 – 1151 in: Budownictwo ogólne t. II Fizyka Budowli (Vol. II Physics of Buildings), publisher Arkady;
  • Awarded in 2008 by the World Renewable Energy Network – WREN as Pioneer of Renewable Energy
  • Awarded in 2009 by The Ministry of Infrastructure for the Best DSc Dissertation (habilitation) in Buildings and Construction discipline in 2008 in Poland
  • Awarded in 2010 by the Faculty of Production Engineering of the Warsaw University of Live Science for Achievements  and Support for the Faculty
  • Awarded in 2012 by the Rector of the Warsaw University of Technology for the Best Scientific Achievements in 2011
  • Awarded (Gold Medal) in 2013 by the President of Republic of Poland for Long Service for the Country