Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik
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Ao. Univ. Prof. Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Heimo WALTER
Getreidemarkt 9/302 , A-1060 Vienna
Room: BA 04A15
Tel.: +43-1-58801-302318
Fax: +43-1-58801-302399
heimo.walter@tuwien.ac.at

Consultation hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Research & Working areas

  • Employee of the key activitie of the institute for the numerical simulation of selected thermodynamic problems
  • Employee of the research project flow distribution in tube networks
  • Employee of the research project Numerical calculation of the water circulation in steam generators under dynamic operation conditions
  • Head of the research project stability of natural circulation systems.
  • Head of the research project Innovative Gas cleaning methods at the  gasification of biomass (FFG-Projekt 838730)
  • Head of the research project sensible and latent energy storage as part of the K1-project "GSG-GreenStorageGrid" (FFG-Projekt 836636)
  • Head of the research project sensible and latent heat storage system

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Membership in scientific societies

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
WSEAS (World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society)
ASTFE (American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers)

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Editorship

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Conferences

  • 12th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Bern, Swiss, December 16 - 18, 2015

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 12th International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer, Bern, Swiss, December 16 - 18, 2015

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 14th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Aerodynamics, Bali, Indonesia, Mai 7 - 9, 2016

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 14th WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Bali, Indonesia, May 7 - 9, 2016

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 11th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, Budapest, Hungary, December 12 - 14, 2015

             Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 11th WSEAS International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer, Budapest, Hungary, December 12 - 14, 2015

             Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 10th WSEAS International Conference on Energy and Environment, Budapest, Hungary, December 12 - 14, 2015

             Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 13th Expert Meeting IEA SHC Task 4229 Compact Thermal Energy Storage, Vienna, Austria, February 9 - 11, 2015

            Member of the local Organisation Committee

  • 6th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Heat & Mass Transfer, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23 - 25 April, 2015

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 5th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Heat & Mass Transfer, Vouliagmeni Beach, Lisabon, Portugal, October 30 - November 1, 2014

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 8th International Conference on Energy and Development, Environment and Biomedicine, Lisabon, Portugal, October 30 - November 1, 2014

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 2nd WSEAS International Conference on Energy and Environment  Technologies and Equipment, Brasov, Romania, June 1 - 3, 2013

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 1st International Conference on Machine Design and Automation, Antalya, Turkey, October 8 - 10, 2013

            Chair of the Conference

  • 11th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics, Vouliagmeni Beach, Athens, Greece, May 14 - 16, 2013

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 11th WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Vouliagmeni Beach, Athens, Greece, May 14 - 16, 2013

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 7th WSEAS International Conference on Energy and Development,Environment and Biomedicine (EDEB'13), Cambridge, MA, USA,  30. January - 1. February 2013

            Mitglied des Scientific Committee

  • 10th WSEAS International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer (HMT'13), Milano, Italy, January 9 - 11, 2013

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 10th WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics (Fluids'13), Milano, Italy, January 9 - 11, 2013

      Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 3rd European Conference of Mechanical Engineering (ECME '12), Paris, France, December 2 - 4, 2012

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 10th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics, Istanbul, Turkey, August 21 - 23, 2012

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 10th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Istanbul, Turkey, August 21 - 23, 2012

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 12th WSEAS International Conference on Electric Power Systems High Voltages, Electric Machine, POWER12, Prague, Czech Republic, September 24 - 26, 2012

            Chair of the Conference

  • 3rd International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Heat and Mass Transfer 2012, Vouliagmeni Beach, Athens, Greece, March 7 - 9, 2012

            Member of the Advisory Committee

  • 9th WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics (FLUIDS'12), Harvard, Cambridge, USA, January 26 - 28, 2012

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 9th WSEAS International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer (HMT'12), Harvard, Cambridge, USA, January 26 - 28, 2012

                Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 9th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Florence, Italy, August 23 - 25, 2011

               Member of the International Scientific Committee

  • 2nd International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Heat and Mass Transfer 2010, Corfu Island, Greece, July 14 - 16, 2011

               Member of the Advisory Committee and plenary speak

  • 8th WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Taipei, Taiwan, August 20 - 22, 2010

               Member of the International Committee

  • 4th International NAUN Multiconference Fluid Mechanics and Heat and Mass Transfer 2010, Corfu Island, Greece, July 22 - 24, 2010

               Member of the Advisory Committee

  • National Conference with International  Participants "Mechanism, Mechanic of Machines, Machinebuilding and Energetic Technologies 2009", Bacadjitzite, Bulgaria, June 26 - 28, 2009

           Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 7th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Moscow, Russia, August 20 - 22, 2009

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 6th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics, Rhodes Island, Greece, August 20 - 22, 2008

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 6th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Rhodes Island, Greece, August 20 - 22, 2008

            Member of the Scientific Committee and plenary speak

  • 5th WSEAS International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer, Acapulco, Mexico, January 2008

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 5th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Vouliagmeni Beach, Athens, Greece, August 25 - 27, 2007

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 4th WSEAS International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer, Queensland, Australia, January 2007

            Member of the Scientific Committee

  • 4th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Kreta, Greece, August 21 - 23, 2006

            Member of the Scientific Committee and Session Chair

  • 3rd WSEAS/IASME International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer, Miami, Florida, USA, January 18-20, 2006

            Session Chair

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Invited lectures at scientific conferences

2nd Swiss Symposium Thermal Energy Storage, Luzern, Swiss, Januar 16, 2015

2nd International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Heat and Mass Transfer 2010, Corfu Island, Greece, July 14 - 16, 2011

6th IASME / WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment, Rhodos, Griechenland, August 20 - 22, 2008

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Summer academy

Vienna Green Summer Academy. Vienna, Austria, 2.-20. Juli 2012

Smart buildings - planning for the future. Vienna, Austria, 12.-23. Juli 2010

 Vienna Green Summer Academy. Vienna, Austria, 7.-25. Juli 2014

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Courses

The courses can be retrieved by the following link:

TUWIS++

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Actual projects

  • Static and dynamic stability of natural circulation steam generators
  • Pressure drop and fluid flow distribution in a PEM fuel cell
  • Integration of a dynamic module for numerical simulation of the evaporator of a natural circulation steam generator into the program KED
  • Further development at the computer code DBS which is used for the dynamic simulation of steam generators
  • PRIZE: Fluidized bed heat storage4 device with micro encapsulated phase change material (Project- und Finanzcoordinator)
  • Advanced Regenerator: High temperature particle storage device without rotating components with counter current flow characteristics (Project- und Finanzcoordinator) (FFG-Projekt 1396069)

 

 

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Finished projects

  • Investigations to the static and dynamic stability of an ultracritical steam generator
  • Temperature distribution in the membrane wall of an platen-type superheater
  • Stability studies at different natural circulation steam generator designs
  • Investigations to the warm start-up behaviour of natural circulation steam generators
  • Calculation of the water distribution in a cooling stack
  • Environmentally usage of power (Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office (ASO) funded project with project number:4-23-2008 (Project and finance coordinator))
  • Temperature distribution in membrane walls
  • Condensation of exhaust flue gas from a biomass boiler with a integrated fine dust separation (FFG-Project 815699 (Project and finance coordinator))
  • Peripheral conversion of biomass in Substitute Natural Gas (FFG-Project 821863)
  • Study to the heat transfer and pressure drop in internally ribbed tubes
  • Investigations to the static and dynamic stability of an once through steam generators
  • SYMBIOSE - Cross-system for a optimiced decentralised hybrid storage  (FFG-Project 834635)
  • BimeRi - Production technology for a bimetal tube with longitudinal fins for the use in a latent heat storage system (FFG-Project 843934 (Project and finance coordinator))
  • InnoGasClean - Innovative gas cleaning method at biomass gasification (FFG-Projekt 838730)
  • SeLaTES sensible and latent energy storage systems as part of the K1-project "GSG-GreenStorageGrid" (FFG-Projekt 836636)

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