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Journal Papers:

  1. X. Wu, M. Fan, S. Cui, G. Tan*, X. Shen, "Core-shell structured Na2SO4@SiO2 phase change material for high temperature thermal energy storage", Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2018, Vol. 178, pp 280-288.
  2. Z. Sun, S. Chen, C.K. Russell, J. Hu, A.H. Rony, G. Tan, A. Chen, L. Duan, J. Boman, J. Tang, T. Chien, M. Fan, W. Xiang, "Improvement of H2-rich gas production with tar abatement from pine wood conversion over bi-functional Ca2Fe2O5 catalyst: investigation of inner-looping redox reaction and promoting mechanisms", Applied Energy, 2018, Vol. 212, pp. 931-943.
  3. X. Wu, M. Fan, X. Shen, S. Cui, G. Tan*, "Silica aerogels formed from soluble silicates and methyl trimethoxysilane (MTMS) using CO2 gas as a gelation agent", Ceramics International, 2018, Vol. 44(1), pp. 821-829.
  4. X. Wu, M. Fan, F. Mclaughlin, X. Shen, G. Tan*, "A novel low-cost method of silica aerogel fabrication using fly ash and trona ore with ambient pressure drying technique", Powder Technology, 2018, Vol. 323, pp. 310-322.
  5. Y. Zhai, Y. Ma, S. N. David, D. Zhao, R. Lou, G. Tan, R. Yang, X. Yin, "Scalable manufactured randomized glass-polymer hybrid metamaterial for daytime raidative cooling", Science 355, 2017, pp1062-1066 .
  6. H. Hong, D. Zhao, G. Tan*, A. Denzer, "Study of underfloor air distribution using zonal model-based simulation and experimental measurements", Energy and Buildings, 2017, Vol. 152, pp. 96-107.
  7. K. Zhang, D. Zhao, Y. Zhai, X. Yin, R. Rang, G. Tan*, "Modelling study of the low-pump-power demand constructal T-shaped pipe network for a large scale radiative cooled-cold storage system", Applied Thermal Engineering, 2017, Vol. 127, pp. 1564-1573.
  8. D. Zhao, C. Martini, S. Jiang, Y. Ma, Y. Zhai, G. Tan, X. Yin, R. Yang, "Development of a single-phase thermosiphon for cold collection and storage of radiative cooling", Applied Energy, 2017, Vol. 205, pp. 1260-1269.
  9. R. Meyer, G.Tan*, "Investigate real-time detailed airflows for building ventilation using POD-LSE technique", Indoor and Built Environment, April 2016, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 378-389.
  10. G. Tan, D. Zhao, "Study of a thermoelectric space cooling system integrated with phase change material", Applied Thermal Engineering, 2015, Vol. 86, pp 187-198.
  11. D. Zhao, G. Tan*, "Numerical analysis of a shell-and-tube latent heat storage unit with fins for air-conditioning application", Applied Energy, 2015, Vol. 138, pp 381-392.
  12. R. Meyer, G. Tan*, "Experimental investigation to assumptions used for quantifying airflows through a window under cross natural ventilation", International Journal of Ventilation (2014), Vol. 13(3), pp 259-271.
  13. R. Meyer, G. Tan*, "An overview of analysis techniques for natural ventilation to investigate dynamic wind effects", International Journal of Ventilation, 2014, Vol. 13 (No. 1), pp 65-76.
  14. D. Zhao, G. Tan*, "Experimental evaluation of a prototype thermoelectric system integrated with PCM (phase change material) for space cooling", Energy, 2014, Vol. 68, pp 658-666.
  15. D. Zhao, G. Tan*, "A review of thermoelectric cooling: materials, modeling and applications", Applied Thermal Engineering, 2014, Vol. 66, pp 1359-4311.
  16. R. Meyer, and G. Tan*, "Provide detailed and real-time indoor environmental information using POD-LSE and limited measurements", Energy and Buildings, 2014, Vol. 73, pp 59-68
  17. G. Tan*, "Natural ventilation performance of single room building with fluctuating wind speed and thermal mass", Journal of Central South University of Technology, 2012, Vol. 19, pp 733-739.
  18. J. A. Gardzelewski, G. Tan, Anthony Denzer, "Integration design studio utilizing a multi-disciplinary design team", Journal of Archicreation, 10/2012, No. 161, pp. 30-39.
  19. C. Walker, G. Tan*, Leon Glicksman, "Reduced-scale building model and numerical investigations to buoyancy-driven natural ventilation", Energy and Buildings, 2011, Vol. 43, pp 2404-2413.
  20. G. Tan, "Use of a stochastic regression model GARCH for wind fluctuation study", International Journal of Ventilation, 2010, Vol. 9 ( No. 2), pp 177-189.
  21. G. Tan* and L. R. Glicksman, "Application of integrating the multi-zone model with CFD simulation to natural ventilation prediction", Energy and Buildings, 2005, Vol. 37, pp 1049-1057.
  22. Lin B., Tan G., Wang P., etc., "Study on the thermal performance of the Chinese traditional vernacular dwellings in summer", Energy and buildings, 2004, Vol. 36, pp 73-79.
  23. Lin B., Tan G., Wang Peng, etc., "The Summer Thermal Environment Tests for Southern Anhui Traditional Residence Buildings", Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology), Vol. 42(8), pp 1071-1074 (in Chinese).
  24. Y. Zhu, G. Tan, Q. Wei, "Nature, Urban, and People: Development of Harmony and Perfect Residential Buidlings using Ecological Concepts", Encyclopedic Knowledge (2001), No. 3, pp. 8-9 (in Chinese).
  25. P. Wang, G. Tan, "Natural Ventilation in Ecology Oriented Architecture�", World Architecture, 2000, No. 4, pp 62-68 (in Chinese).

Conference Papers:

  1. Y. Zhai, Y. Ma, S. David, D. Zhao, R. Lou, C. Wu, G. Tan, R. Yang, X. Yin, "Large-scale day-time radiative cooling metafilm", Laser Science, JW3A. 115, September 2017.
  2. K. Ng, R. Poudel, W. Kyle, G. Tan, R. Podgorney, "A laboratory experimental study of enhanced geothermal systems", the 51st US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (ARMA 2017), San Francisco, California, USA, June 25-28, 2017.
  3. Y. Zhai, Y. Ma, S. David, D. Zhao, R. Lou, C. Wu, G. Tan, R. Yang, X. Yin, "Large Scale Random Metamaterial for Effective Day-time Radiative Cooling", CLEO: QELS Fundamental Science, JTh5B. 5. May, 2017
  4. X. Huang, X. Wang, Q. Cao, B. Xu, H. Adidharma, G. Tan, K. Gasem, T. He, M. Fan, "Enhanced near-zero-CO2-emission chemicals-oriented oil production from coal and natural gas with chemical looping based CO2 recycling", Division of Energy & Fuels (2016), Vol. 61, pp. 111-112.
  5. G. Tan, H. Fang, and D. Zhao, "Study of underfloor air distribution (UFAD) using zonal model-based simulation and experimental measurements", Proceedings of IAQVEC 2016, Seoul, South Korea, October 23-26, 2016.
  6. R. Meyer, G. Tan, "Apply energy simulation to advanced energy audit to evaluate a library building�s retrofit", Proceedings of ISHVAC-COBEE 2015, Tianjin, China, July 12-15, 2015.
  7. G. Tan, D. Zhao, "Phase change material (PCM) integrated thermoelectric cooling system for space cooling purpose", 2014 Conference on Heat Energy (HE 2014), Wuhan, China, September 12-14, 2014
  8. M. Soltaniehha, J. A. Garzelewski, and G. Tan, "Passivhaus and net zero residential designs in a cold climate: a simulation based design process for the next generation of green homes"�, Proceedings of IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2012 conference, Madison, WI, August 1-3, 2012.
  9. J. Gardzelewski, A. Denzer, G. Tan, M. Soltaniehha, "Net zero residential: feasibility and microclimate responsive design for a cold climate”, Proceedings of ASES 2012 conference (the World Renewable Energy Forum), Denver, CO, May 13-17, 2012.
  10. J. A. Gardzelewski, G. Tan, "Integrated design in academic settings for energy efficient renovations of existing buildings"�, Proceedings of AEI 2011 Architectural Engineering Conference, Oakland, CA, Mar. 30-Apr. 2, 2011.
  11. J. A. Gardzelewski, G. Tan, A. Denzer, "ntegrated design studio utilizing a multi-disciplinary design team"�, Proceedings of BIM-related Academic Workshop, Washington DC, Dec. 7-9, 2010.
  12. G. Tan, K. S. Venerable, "CFD simulation enhances a data center's expansion process"�, Proceedings of the 4th National Conference of IBPSA-USA (SimBuild 2010), Aug. 11-13, New York, NY.
  13. G. Tan, S. Gogte, D. Gowans, and C. Gregoire, "Application of Risk Analysis to Evaluating M&V Requirement for Energy Efficiency Program"�, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations (ICEBO), Nov. 1-2, 2007, San Francisco, California.
  14. G. Tan, L. R. Glicksman, "Applications of the Integrated Multi-zone Model and CFD Simulation in Buoyancy Ventilation"�, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms (ROOMVENT2004), Coimbra, Portugal, September 5-8, 2004.
  15. G. Tan and L. R. Glicksman, "CFD Simulation on Buoyancy-Driven Natural Ventilation of A Room with A Heated Floor"�, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on HVAC (ISHVAC03), Beijing, China, October 9-11, 2003.
  16. G. Tan, L. Song and Y. Zhu, "Research on the Fluctuating Characteristics of Airflow in the Naturally Ventilated Buildings"�, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (IndoorAir2002), Monterey, California, USA, June 30-July 5, 2002.
  17. G. Tan, Y. Zhu, X. Li, "Some Problems on Net Method for Natural Ventilation Prediction"�, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on HVAC (ISHVAC99), Shenzhen, China, November 17-19, 1999.
  18. G. Tan, H. Zuo,X. Li, etc. "Theoretical Analysis and Experiment of Air Infiltration of a Natural Ventilated Building"�, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on HVAC (ISHVAC99), Shenzhen, China, November 17-19, 1999.
  19. X. Li, G. Tan, Y. Zhu, "Prediction of the Airflow in Multi-zone Buildings with Natural Ventilation"�, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on HVAC (ISHVAC99), Shenzhen, China, November 17-19, 1999.
  20. G. Tan, Y. Zhu, "Experiment and Simulation for Natural ventilation driven by Heat"�, Proceedings of China's Symposium on HVAC&R in 2000, China's Construction Industry Publication, October, 2000 (in Chinese).
  21. G. Tan, Q. Wei, Y. Zhu, Y. Jiang, "Ecology Environment of Residential District"�, Proceedings of China's Symposium on HVAC&R in 2000, China's Construction Industry Publication, October, 2000 (in Chinese).
  22. G. Tan, H. Zuo, X. Li, "The Theoretical Analysis and Experimental Measurements of Natural Ventilation"�, Proceedings of China's Symposium on HVAC&R in 1998, China's Construction Industry Publication, October, 1998 (in Chinese).
  23. X. Li, G. Tan, Y. Zhu, "Methodology Study for Natural Ventilation Design (1)"�, Proceedings of China's Symposium on HVAC&R in 1998, China's Construction Industry Publication, October, 1998 (in Chinese).
  24. X. Li, G. Tan, Y. Zhu, "Methodology Study for Natural Ventilation Design (2)"�, Proceedings of China's Symposium on HVAC&R in 1998, China's Construction Industry Publication, October, 1998 (in Chinese).
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