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Prof. Gershon Grossman


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Prof. Gershon Grossman

Faculty:

Mechanical Engineering


Main energy field:

Renewable Energy Sources


About:

Ph.D. 1971, MIT, Mechanical Engineering.
M.Sc. 1967, Technion, Mechanical Engineering.
B.Sc. 1964, Technion, Mechanical Engineering.

Head, Energy Engineering Research Center, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion.
Head, Solar Energy Laboratory, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion.
Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion, 1997-2001.
Sherman-Gilbert Chair in Energy, Technion, since 1992.
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, since 1989.
Georg Alefeld Memorial Award on Absorption Heat Pump Technology, 2008.
Russell B. Scott Memorial Award, Cryogenic Society of America, 2009.


Research Area in Energy:

Solar thermal energy.


Research Interests:

Solar cooling, dehumidification and air conditioning; Solar collectors for low and intermediate temperatures; Solar process heat; Solar heat storage.


Selected Publications:

K. Gommed and G. Grossman: Investigation of an improved solar-powered open absorption system for cooling, dehumidification and air conditioning. International Journal of Refrigeration, 35, 676-684, (2012).

G. Grossman: Open cycle absorption and desiccant technology. Keynote Lecture, Proceedings, the International Sorption Heat Pump Conference ISHPC11, Padua, Italy, April 6-8, 2011, 3-12.

G. Grossman: Renewable Energy Policies in Israel. Chapter 2.4 in Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Frank Kreith and D. Yogi Goswami, Editors, pp. 2.26 – 2.29, CRC Press (2007).

C.A. Balaras, G. Grossman, H.-M. Henning, C.A. Infante Ferreira, E. Podesser, L. Wang and E. Wiemken: Solar air conditioning in Europe – an overview. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 11, 299-314 (2007).

K. Gommed and G. Grossman: Experimental investigation of a liquid desiccant system for solar cooling and dehumidification. Solar Energy, 81, 131-138 (2007).

G. Grossman: Israeli Section of the International Solar Energy Society. Chapter 9 in The Fifty-Year History of the International Solar Energy Society, K.W. Böer, Editor, Vol. 1, pp. 211-234, American Solar Energy Society (2005).

G. Grossman: Solar cooling, dehumidification and air conditioning. Chapter in Encyclopedia of Energy, C.J. Cleveland, Editor, Vol. 5, pp. 575-585, Elsevier (2004).

Patents

K. Gommed and G. Grossman: Liquid desiccant dehumidification system and heat/mass exchanger therefor (PCT/IB2009/053507). US Patent 8,887,523 B2 (2014).