Dr David Reay
Senior Research Associate
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: +44(0)191 208 5604; +44(0)191 251 2985;
- Address: Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials,
Newcastle upon Tyne
Reay, B.Sc. (Eng), M.Sc., C.Eng., M.R.Ae.S.
The research and business interests of David Reay include: heat transfer, compact & intensified heat exchangers, heat pipes & thermosyphons, heat pumps, process integration and intensification, industrial energy efficiency, renewable energy and thermal storage.
Academic & other positions:
Honorary Professor – Nottingham University School of the Built Environment
Visiting Professor - Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Consultant – David Reay & Associates www.drassociates.co.uk
Other Activities & Awards
Editor-in-Chief – Thermal Science and Engineering Progress (Elsevier)
Founding Editor - Applied Thermal Engineering (Elsevier)
First Honorary Life member of the Heat Pump Association
Past President of the Heat Transfer Society
Member of the UK Heat Transfer Committee
Chairman of the Organising Committee for the UK bid for the next International Heat Transfer Conference
Co-ordinator of the Heat Exchanger Action Group – www.hexag.org
Co-ordinator of the Process Intensification Network – www.pinetwork.org
Author/co-author of eight books
Areas of expertise
Compact heat exchangers
Research into process intensification where solids are present (IbD project -HORIZON 2020).
Co-supervisor of projects on gas hydrates and micro fluidised beds (PhD students)
Dunn, P.D. & Reay, D.A. Heat Pipes. Pergamon Press, Oxford.
6th Edition (2013)
Reay, D.A. Industrial Energy Conservation. Pergamon Press, Oxford.
2nd Edition: 1979
Reay, D.A. & MacMichael, D.B.A. Heat Pumps: Design and Applications. Pergamon Press, Oxford.
2nd Edition: 1988
Reay, D.A. Heat Recovery Systems - A Directory of Equipment and Techniques. E&FN Spon (Chapman & Hall), London.
1st Edition: 1979
Reay, D.A. The History of Man-Powered Flight. Pergamon Press, Oxford.
1st Edition: 1977
Reay, D.A. (Editor). Advances in Heat Pipe Technology. Proc. IV Int. Heat Pipe Conference, London, 1981. Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1982.
Reay, D.A. Learning from Experiences with Compact Heat Exchangers. CADDET Analysis Series No. 25, CADDET/IEA, The Netherlands, June 1999.
Reay, D.A., Ramshaw, C., Harvey, A.P. Process Intensification – Engineering for Efficiency, Sustainability and Flexibility. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 2nd Edition 2013.
D. A. Reay and A. E. Bergles, "Augmentation of Heat Transfer," Vol. 2, Heat Exchanger Design
Handbook, Begell House, Redding CT, 2008, pp. 22.214.171.124 - 2.5.11. 15.
Major Review Papers:
Reay, D.A. Heat transfer enhancement - a review of techniques and their possible impact on energy efficiency in the UK. Heat Recovery Systems & CHP, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp 1-40, 1991.
Reay, D.A. Process intensification and its role in mitigating global warming effects. PLENARY PAPER – PRES07 and ICHEAP Congress, Ischia Italy, Jume 2007.
A selection of relevant papers (Conference, Journal, etc.) published in period 1994-2013:
Reay, D.A. Compact heat exchangers: A review of current equipment & R&D in the field. Heat Recovery Systems & CHP, Vol.14, No.5, pp 459-474, 1994.
Reay, D.A. Heat Pumps in The UK: Current Status and Activities. Invited Paper, Proc. IEA Heat Pump Executive Committee Meeting, London, November 1994.
Reay, D.A. Theory and practice of mechanical vapour recompression. Keynote Paper, EEO/EA Technology Seminar, UMIST, Manchester, April 1995.
Reay, D.A. Intensified Heat Exchangers. Proc. 1st. Int. Conf. on Science, Engineering & Technology of Intensified Processing, Nottingham University, September 1995.
Reay, D.A. Fouling of Compact Heat Exchangers. EEO/Institute of Petroleum Seminar 'Developments in Energy-Efficient Technologies for the Refining and Petrochemical Industries', London, October 1995.
Berghmans, J., Bertinat, M.P., Guittard, F., Oostendorp, P. and Reay, D.A. Present situation and market trends in Europe - The Role of the European Union Heat Pump Concerted Action Group. Proc. IEA Heat Pump Conf., Canada, 1996.
Reay, D.A. Applications of Compact Heat Exchangers. Invited Keynote Lecture, UK Heat Exchange Engineering'96 Conference & Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham, April 1996. Publ. in 'Advances in Industrial Heat Transfer, IChemE, Rugby, 1996.
Reay, D.A. The Benefits of Heat Pumps in the UK. Proc. Heat Pump Forum, Reading, July 1996. (Published as IEA Heat Pump Centre Report, 1996).
Reay, D.A. and Kew, P.A. Compact heat exchangers for intensified refrigeration plant. Proc. IChemE Research Event, Nottingham University, April 1997.
Reay, D.A. Heat powered cycle research - A European Perspective. Proc. 1st Int. Conf. on Heat Powered Cycles, Nottingham University, September 1997.
Riffat, S.B., Afonso, C.F., Oliviera, A.C. and Reay, D.A. Natural refrigerants for refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 1, Jan. 1997.
Reay, D.A. Recent Advances in Heat Transfer Enhancement. Invited Lecture, 10th Int. Heat Pipe Conf., Stuttgart, September 1997. Published in Proceedings, 1999.
Reay, D.A. Thermophysics and efficiency: 'Small is becoming beautiful' in heat transfer and thermodynamics - or is it? Invited address, Annual Meeting, Thermophysical Properties Club, Birmingham, April 1998.
Reay, D.A. Compact heat exchangers, enhancement and heat pumps. Plenary Paper, Proc. 6th IEA Heat Pump Conf., Berlin, May 31 – June 2, 1999.
Reay, D.A. Learning from Experiences with Compact Heat Exchangers. CADDET Analysis Series No. 25, CADDET/IEA, The Netherlands, June 1999. ISBN 90-72647-43-2
Reay, D.A. & Kew, P.A. The contribution of compact heat exchangers to reducing the capital cost of heat pumps. IMechE Seminar Publication ‘Recent Developments in Refrigeration & Heat Pump Technologies. Publ. 1999-10, 1999.
Reay, D.A. Process Intensification – is our knowledge of heat transfer in highly compact heat exchangers and other unit operations sufficient to meet the needs of intensified processes. Keynote Address. Proc. 6th UK National Heat Transfer Conference. In: IMechE Conf. Trans. No. 1999-7, pp 109-118, 1999.
Turnpenny, J., Etheridge, D.A. and Reay, D.A. Novel ventilation cooling system for reducing air conditioning in buildings. Part 1: Testing and theoretical modelling. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 11, pp. 1019-1038, August 2000.
Turnpenny, J.R., Etheridge, D.W. and Reay, D.A. Novel ventilation cooling system for reducing air conditioning in buildings: Part II: testing of prototype. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 21, No. 12, pp. 1203-1217, August 2001.
Reay, D.A. Compact heat exchangers and heat transfer enhancement in heat pumps. Int. J. Refrigeration. Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 460-470, 2002.
Reay, D.A. Gas turbine reactors. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2002.
Etheridge, D., Murphy, K. and Reay, D.A. A PCM/heat pipe cooling system for reducing air conditioning in buildings: review of options and report on field tests. Building Serv. Eng. Res. Technol., Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 27-39, 2006.
Reay D.A. Heating and cooling – Energy efficiency by ‘local’ environmental management. Proc. ASME-ATI Conf., Milan, 14-17 May, 2006.
Reay, D.A. Heating and cooling – can the human body operate a ‘heat powered cycle’. Keynote address, 6th Heat Powered Cycle Conference, Newcastle University, 12-14 September 2006.
Kew P.A. and Reay, D.A. Compact/micro heat exchangers - Their role in heat pumping equipment. Applied Thermal Engineering 31 (2011) 594-601
Reay, D.A. and Harvey, A.P. The role of heat pipes in chemical reactors. Applied Thermal Engineering 57 (2013) 147-153.
Handayani, T.P., Harvey, A.P., Dalton, J. and Reay, D.A. Selection of the optimum working fluids in organic Rankine cycles using TOPSIS. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 29, 139-144, 2012.
Law, R., Harvey, A. and Reay, D.A. Opportunities for low-grade heat recovery in the UK food processing industry. Applied Thermal Engineering 43 (2013) 1-6
Zabek, D., Penton, J. and Reay, D.A. Optimisation of waste heat utilisation in oil field development employing a transcritical ORC for electricity generation. Applied Thermal Engineering 59 (2013) 363-369.
MacGregor, R.W., Kew, P.A. and Reay, D.A. Investigation of low Global Warming Potential working fluids for a closed two-phase thermosyphon. Applied Thermal Engineering 51 (2013) 917-925
Law, R., Harvey, A. P. and Reay, D.A. A knowledge-based system for the selection/design of low-grade waste-heat recovery technology. Paper accepted for AIChE Conference, San Francisco, 2013.
Law, R., Harvey, A.P. and Reay, D.A. Techno-economic comparison of a high-temperature heat pump and an organic Rankine cycle machine for low-grade waste heat recovery in UK industry. Int. J. Low Carbon Technologies 2013, 8, 147-154.
Reay, D.A. Heat-powered cycles: are the process industries 'missing the boat'? Int. J. Low Carbon Technologies 2013, 8, 12-18.
I have taught the course on Compact Heat exchangers within the Process Intensification module at Newcastle University.
At Heriot-Watt University I used to teach Energy Studies, Process Intensification (Module) and Technology Futures & Business Studies (MSc module).
At Nottingham University and Brunel University London I give Seminars on relevant energy technologies.
- Nascimento OLD, Reay D, Zivkovic V. Study of Transitional Velocities of Solid-Liquid Micro-Circulating Fluidised Beds by Visual Observation. Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan 2018, 51(4), 349-355.
- Mustaffar AF, Reay D, Harvey AP. The melting of salt hydrate phase change material in an irregular metal foam for the application of traction transient cooling. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress 2018, 5, 454-465.
- Wang H, Mustaffar A, Phan A, Zivkovic V, Reay D, Law R, Boodhoo K. A review of process intensification applied to solids handling. Chemical Engineering and Processing 2017, 118, 78-107.
- Law R, Ramshaw C, Reay D. Process intensification – Overcoming impediments to heat and mass transfer enhancement when solids are present, via the IbD project. Thermal Science and Engineering Progress 2017, 1, 53-58.
- Law R, Harvey A, Reay D. A knowledge-based system for low-grade waste heat recovery in the process industries. Applied Thermal Engineering 2016, 94, 590-599.
- Hesselgreaves JE, Law R, Reay DA. Compact heat exchangers: Selection, design and operation: Second Edition. Oxford: Elsevier Inc, 2016.
- Odunsi AO, O'Donovan TS, Reay DA. Dynamic Modeling of Fixed-Bed Fischer-Tropsch Reactors with Phase Change Material Diluents. Chemical Engineering and Technology 2016, 39(11), 2066-2076.
- Zivkovic V, doNascimento OL, Reay DA. Flow regime map of a liquid-solid micro-circulating fluidised bed. In: Fluidization XV. 2016, Fairmont Le Chateau, Montebello, Quebec, Canada.
- do Nascimento OL, Reay DA, Zivkovic V. Influence of surface forces and wall effects on the minimum fluidization velocity of liquid-solid micro-fluidized bed. Powder Technology 2016, 304, 55–62.
- McDonough JR, Phan AN, Reay DA, Harvey AP. Passive isothermalisation of an exothermic reaction in flow using a novel "Heat Pipe Oscillatory Baffled Reactor (HPOBR)". Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification 2016, 110, 201-213.
- Mustaffar A, Harvey A, Reay D. Melting of phase change material assisted by expanded metal mesh. Applied Thermal Engineering 2015, 90, 1052-1060.
- Reay DA. Thermal energy storage: The role of the heat pipe in performance enhancement. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies 2015, 10(2), 99-109.
- Law R, Harvey A, Reay D. Opportunities for low-grade heat recovery in the UK food processing industry. Applied Thermal Engineering 2013, 53(2), 188-196.
- Reay D, Harvey A. The role of heat pipes in intensified unit operations. Applied Thermal Engineering 2013, 57(1-2), 147-153.