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2016

GhaffarianHoseini A, Berardi U, AlWaer H, Chang S, Halawa E, Clements-Croome D, 2016. What is an intelligent building? Analysis of recent interpretations from an international perspective. Architectural Science Review 59(2) 338-357.

2015

Havas L, Ballweg J, Penna C, Race D. 2015. Energising households: A financial analysis of incentivised energy efficiency measures in remote Australia. Energy Efficiency 8(5) 951-962.

Yap WK, Karri V, 2015. An off-grid hybrid PV/diesel model as a planning and design tool, incorporating dynamic and ANN modelling techniques. Renewable Energy 78 42-50.

Narayan MR, Singh J, 2015. Excitonic processes in organic semiconductors and their applications in organic photovoltaic and light emitting devices. Springer Series in Materials Science 203 229-251.

Singh J, Narayan MR, Ompong D, 2015. Diffusion of excitons in materials for optoelectronic device applications. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 619(1) 012030.

2014

Chaudhary A, Huggett A, Yap WK, Karri V, 2014. Remote area hybrid solar-diesel power systems in tropical Australia. Energy Procedia 57 1485-1491.

Halawa E, GhaffarianHoseini A, Li DHW, 2014. Empirical correlations as a means for estimating monthly average daily global radiation: A critical overview. Renewable Energy 72 149-153.

Halawa E, Van Hoof J, Soebarto V, 2014. The impacts of the thermal radiation field on thermal comfort, energy consumption and control - A critical overview. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 37 907-918.

Narayan MR, Singh J, 2014. Optimizing the design of flexible PTB7:PC71BM bulk-heterojuntion and P3HT:SiNW hybrid organic solar cells. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 1 1-8.

Yap WK, Havas L, Overend E, Karri V, 2014. Neural network-based active power curtailment for overvoltage prevention in low voltage feeders. Expert Systems with Applications 41(4) 1063-1170.

Narayan MR, Singh J, 2014. Exciton dissociation and design optimization in P3HT:PCBM bulk-heterojunction organic solar cell. Canadian Journal of Physics 92 (7-8) 853-856.

Narayan MR, Singh J, 2014. Exciton dissociation and design optimization in hybrid organic solar cells. IEEE Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices, Perth, Australia.

Yap WK, Baig MH, Halawa E, 2014. Performance monitoring and evaluation of a CIGS-roof integrated photovoltaic system under the unique tropical environment of Darwin, Northern Territory. Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Havas L, Race D, 2014. Summmary - Enhancing household energy efficiency in central Australia: Analysis of the Alice Solar City Initiative. Ninti One Limited, Alice Springs.

2013

Yap WK, Karri V, 2013. Neural networks and dynamic models as virtual sensors for emissions prediction. Applied Soft Computing 13(1) 181-188.

Narayan MR, Singh J, 2013. Effect of simultaneous excitation of singlet and triplet excitons on the operation of organic solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 114(15) 154514.

Narayan MR, Singh J, 2013. Study of the mechanism and rate of exciton dissociation at the donor-acceptor interface in bulk-heterojunction organic solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 114(7) 073510.

Narayan MR, Singh J, 2013. Effect of exciton-spin-orbit-photon interaction in the performance of organic solar cells. European Physical Journal B 86(2) 47.

Halawa E, 2013. Penalty-Reward-Pinch (PRP) design for improving the sustainabilty of existing commercial buildings – A Book Chapter in: Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings - Warm Climates.

2012

Yap WK, Ho T, Karri V, 2012. Exhaust emissions control and engine parameters optimization using artificial neural network virtual sensors for a hydrogen-powered vehicle. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37(10) 8704-8715.

Parman S, Ari-Wahjoedi B, Halawa E, Machmudah A, 2012. Attitude maneuvers of CTS-like spacecraft using PD based constant-amplitude inputs. Journal of Applied Sciences 12(24) 2519-2526.

Halawa E, Van Hoof J, 2012. The adaptive approach to thermal comfort: A critical overview. Energy and Buildings 51 101-110.

Narayan MR, 2012. Review: Dye sensitized solar cells based on natural photosensitizers. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 16 208-215.

Saman WY, Mudge L, Whaley D, Halawa E, 2012. Sustainable housing in Australia: Monitored trends in energy consumption. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies 12 247-256.

Belusko M, Halawa E, Bruno F, 2012. Characterising PCM thermal storage systems usiong effectiveness-NTU approach. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55(13-14) 3359-3365.

Yap WK, Karri V, 2012. Comparative study in estimating the global solar radiation for Darwin, Australia. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering – Transactions of the ASME 134(3) 034501.

Yap WK, Karri V, 2012. Emissions predictive modeling by investigating various neural network models. Expert Systems with Applications 39(3) 2421-2426.

Narayan MR, Singh J, 2012. Roles of binding energy and diffusion length of singlet and triplet excitons in organic heterojunction solar cells. Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics 9(12) 2386-2389.

Clark F, McMillian B, Brook B, 2012. The OzEA 50% renewables modelling - results and reflections. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference, Australian Solar Energy Society, Melbourne, Australia.

Havas L, Latz S, Lawes MJ, Penna C, Race D, 2012. Analysis of a residential rooftop photovoltaic trial in Alice Springs. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference, Australian Solar Energy Society, Melbourne, Australia.

Overend E, Havas L, Yap WK, 2012. Effect of small, distributed solar generators on residential low-voltage networks . Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference, Australian Solar Energy Society, Melbourne, Australia.

Yap WK, Havas L, Overend E, 2012. Overvoltage in small distributed solar generators on residential low voltage networks – System limit. Power and Water Corporation desktop study report.

2011

Yap WK, Karri V, 2011. ANN virtual sensors for emissions prediction and control. Applied Energy 88(12) 4505-4516.

Yap WK, 2011. Key opportunities for CSPs in the NT. Australian Solar Institute Sponsorship Report.

Havas L, Yap WK, 2011. Hydroelectric generation potential at Manton Dam – Feasibility study. Power and Water Corporation desktop study report.

2010

Kramer A, Williams K, Puig CJ, Greiner R, Hobbs S, De Boer F, 2010. Desktop assessment of renewable energy resources in the Northern Territory. Report for the Green Energy Taskforce.

Greiner R, Puig CJ, 2010. Desktop assessment of electricity generation and consumption in the Northern Territory. Report for the Green Energy Taskforce.