Lindsey Yue

/Lindsey Yue
Lindsey Yue

Lindsey Yue

Postdoctoral Appointee

Phone: (505) 284-8008


Dr. Lindsey Yue is a postdoctoral appointee in the Concentrating Solar Technologies group at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM USA. She works on the Gen 3 Particle Pilot Plant project, focusing on receiver improvements, design, and system integration.


Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, May 2007
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Nov 2013
Doctor of Philosophy, Engineering, The Australian National University, Nov 2018

Research Interests

Particle-based concentrated solar power technologies
Thermal transport phenomena in thermochemical solid-gas reacting systems
Thermochemical processes for use with concentrated solar thermal energy
Carbon dioxide capture and chemical thermal energy storage technologies


  • Yue, L, B. Mills, and C. K. Ho, “Effect of quartz aperture covers on the fluid dynamics and thermal efficiency of falling particle receivers.” Proceedings of the ASME 2019 13th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Bellevue, WA USA, July 15–17, 2019.
  • “Yue, L, Reich, T. Simon, R. Bader, and W. Lipiński,  “Progress in thermal transport modeling of carbonate-based reacting systems,” International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow 27, no. 5 (2017): 1098−1107. Doi:10.1108/HFF-03-2016-0087.
  • Yue, L, V. M. Wheeler, and W. Lipinski, “Combined heat transfer in a directly irradiated optically-large heterogeneous spherical particle.” Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Radiative Transfer, June, 2016.
  • Yue, L.,  and W. Lipiński, “Thermal transport model of a sorbent particle undergoing calcination−carbonation cycling,” AIChE Journal 61, no. 8 (2015): 2647−2656. Doi:10.1002/aic.14840.