Robert Dell

Director, Center for Innovation and Applied Technology

Peer Reviewed and First Author Papers

Peer Reviewed Published Papers

  • Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) Annual Meeting, Accelerated Plant Growth Results from an Intensive Shallow Bottom Heat System Using Waste Geothermal Hot Water and Steam Condensate in IcelandPoint of UseThermoelectric Powered Automated Irrigation System for an Intensive Shallow Bottom Heat System Using Waste Geothermal Hot Water and Steam Condensate in Iceland,  Robert Dell, C.S Wei, Runar Unnthorsson , William Foley, 2015                                                                                           awarded:  Outstanding Technical Session Presentation
  • Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) Annual Meeting,Point of Use Thermoelectric Powered Automated Irrigation System for an Intensive Shallow Bottom Heat System Using Waste Geothermal Hot Water and Steam Condensate in Iceland,  William Foley, C.S Wei, Runar Unnthorsson , Robert Dell,  2015                                         awarded:  Outstanding Technical Session Presentation

  • Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) Annual Meeting, Enhanced Agricultural Production from an Intensive Bottom Heat System Using Waste Geothermal Hot Water and Steam Condensate in Iceland , Robert Dell,  Runar Unnthorsson , C.S. Wei, William Foley, Portland Oregon, 2014                                                                                 awarded:  Outstanding Technical Session Presentation 
  • GRC Annual Meeting, Web Accessible Security Camera System Independently Powered by a Point of Use Thermoelectric GeneratorUsing Geothermal Pipes as a Heat Source, Robert Dell, Stan Wei, Runar Unnthorsson, William Foley ,Mitchell Cady, Malcolm Dell, Michael Isakovand, Alex Livermore, Portland Oregon, 2014 ,
  •  American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)  International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2014   39077 Supercapacitors and Battery Configuration for Utilizing a Thermoelectric Generator to Power a Web-Accessible Robotics Monitoring System,  Robert Dell,  Runar Unthorsson , StanWei, William Foley,  Montreal, Canada  2014
  • ASME IMECE  2014   38384 Developing a Methodology for Comparing the Energy Efficiency of Differing Elevator Type James Bos ,Robert Dell, Brad Nemeth, Stan Wei, William Foley,  Montreal, Canada  
  • ASME IMECE  2014  39066 Repurposing Waste Steam and Hot Water to Accelerate Plant Growth in Heated Green Roofs Robert Dell,  Stan Wei, Raj Parikh, Runar Unthorsson, William Foley
  • GRC Annual Meeting, Web Accessible Security Camera System Independently Powered by a Point of Use Thermoelectric GeneratorUsing Geothermal Pipes as a Heat Source, Robert Dell, Stan Wei, Runar Unnthorsson, William Foley ,Mitchell Cady, Malcolm Dell, Michael Isakovand, Alex Livermore, Portland Oregon, 2014 
  • ASME IMECE  2013   66500  Repurposing Waste Steam and Hot Water to Accelerate Plant Growth in Heated Green Roofs,R.Dell, C.S.Wei, R. Unnþórsson, W. Foley,International Congress,San Diego. Ca.,  2013,
  • ASME IMECE  2013    66663  Developing a Methodology for Measuring the Comparative Energy Efficiency of Elevators, J. Bos, R.Dell, C.S.Wei,  W. Foley,   San Diego. Ca.,  2013,
     
  • Geo-Heat Center Quarterly Bulletin,  Vol. 31, No. 4A Thermoelectric-Based Point of Use Power Generator for Steam Pipes, R. Dell, R. Unnthorsson, C.S.Wei Geo-Heat Center Oregon Institute of Technology, Klamath Falls, Oregon, 2013
  •  ASME  Power Conference 2013 , 98172    Waste Geothermal Hot Water for Enhanced Outdoor Agricultural ProductionWaste Geothermal Hot Water for Enhanced Outdoor Agricultural Production,   R. Dell, R. Unnthorsson, C.S.Wei, Boston,  Ma.  2013, 

  • ASME IMECE  2012  89611Thermoelectric-Based Power Generator for Powering Microcontroller Based Security Camera    R. Dell, R. Unnthorsson, C. Wei,  G. Sidebitham, M. Jonsson,  W. Foley, E. Ginzburg, S. Paul, S. Kim, A.MorrisHouston, Tx

 

          recommended for:  Best Paper, journal publication and Honors.

 

  • GRC Annual Meeting  A Thermoelectric-Based Point of Use Power Generator for Steam Pipes, Volume 35, R. Dell, C. Wei, G. Sidebotham, M. Jonsson, R. Unnþórsson, Geothermal Resources Council, R. Dell, C. Wei, G. Sidebotham, M. Jonsson, R. Unnþórsson,  San Diego Ca,2011
  • GRC Annual Meeting,  Geothermal Heat in Agriculture: Preliminary Results of an Energy Intensive System in Iceland,R. Dell, C. Wei, G. Sidebotham, V. Guido, J. Cataldo, R. Unnþórsson, M. Jonsson, T. Þórðarson, K. Smolar, Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, Volume 35, Geothermal Resources Council, Davis, California,                                                                                                                                                                    *awarded:  Outstanding Technical Session Presentation                                                                                                      

Selected First Author Papers

  • R. Dell, C. Wei, G. Sidebotham, V. Guido, Develop and Cultivate a Garden Utilizing Heat from Steam to Maintain the Soil and Vegetation, final report to Consolidated Edison,2009
  • R. Dell, C. Wei, Assessment of the Maurice Kanbar US Patent 5850126 Screw-In LED Lamp final report to Cooper Union, September 2009.
  • R. Dell, C. Wei, G. Sidebotham, Proof of Concept Thermoelectric Module (TEM) Prototype Field Tested in a Steam Manhole, final report to Consolidated Edison, 2009
  • R. Dell, Harvesting and Re-circulating Surplus Heat to Warm the Soil of Small Urban Gardens in New York to Accelerate Plant Growth and Extend the Growing Season, final report for the Charles A. and Ann Morrow Lindbergh Foundation, 2008                                                                                                                                                                                
  • R. Dell, C. Wei, G. Sidebotham, Development of Five PrototypeThermoelectric Modules for Steam Vortex Flowmeters, final report for Consolidated Edison,New York, 2007
  • R. Dell, C. Wei, G. Sidebotham,Thermoelectric Power Generation From Exposed Steam Pipes, Phase II-Technical Report, final report for Consolidated Edison,New York, 2007
  • R. Dell, C. Wei, G. Sidebotham, Thermoelectric Power Generation From Exposed Steam Pipes, final report for Consolidated Edison,New York, 2005

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