Kevin Albrecht

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Kevin Albrecht

R&D S&E, Mechanical Engineering

Biography

Dr. Kevin Albrecht is a mechanical engineer and senior member of the technical staff in the Concentrating Solar Technologies group at Sandia National Laboratories. He works on projects involving high-temperature heat exchangers, solar thermochemical hydrogen production, and thermochemical energy storage. Dr. Albrecht has an extensive background in computational modeling of coupled thermal/fluid/chemical systems.

Education

    Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Mechanical Specialty, Colorado School of Mines
    Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Mechanical Specialty, Colorado School of Mines

Key Publications

  • J. Albrecht, C. K. Ho, “Design and operating considerations for a shell-and-plate, moving packed-bed, particle-to-sCO2 heat exchanger,” Solar Energy 178, (2019): 331-340.
  • J. Albrecht and C. K. Ho, “High-Temperature Flow Testing and Heat Transfer for a Moving Packed-Bed Particle/sCO2Heat Exchanger.” SolarPACES 2017, Santiago, Chile, 2017.
    • J. Albrecht, G. S. Jackson, R. J. Braun, “Evaluating thermodynamic performance limits of thermochemical energy storage subsystems using reactive perovskite oxide particles for concentrating solar power,” Solar Energy 167, (2018): 179-193.