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Dr Petar Sabev Varbanov

Associate professor at University of Pannonia

Centre for Process Integration and Intensification – CPI2;

Research Institute of Chemical and Process Engineering,

Faculty of Information Technology;

University of Pannonia,

Egyetem u. 10, H-8200 Veszprém, Hungary

Tel: +36 88 421 664,

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 Academic profile on Google Scholar, including up to date publications and citations.

BOOKS and Chapters in Books

  1. Klemeš J. J., Lam H. L., Varbanov P. S., 2011. 14th International Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction – PRES’11, Chemical Engineering Transactions, Vol. 25, 1096 ps.
  2. Varbanov P. S., Klemeš J. J., 2011. Small and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems for the food and beverage processing. Chapter. In: R. Beith (ed). Small and micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems: Advanced design, performance, materials and applications. Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, ISBN: 978 1 84569 795 2, pp. 395 – 426.
  3. Klemeš J., Friedler F., Bulatov I., Varbanov P., 2010. Sustainability in the Process Industry: Integration and Optimization, McGraw Hill Companies Inc, USA, ISBN 978-0-07-160554-0.
  4. Klemeš J. J., Lam H. L., Varbanov P. S., 2010. 13th International Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction – PRES 2010, Chemical Engineering Transactions, Vol. 21, 1495 ps.
  5. Klemeš J. J., Varbanov P., Lam H. L., Water Footprint, water recycling and Food Industry Supply Chain. Chapter. In: K Waldron (ed) Handbook of waste management and co-product recovery in food processing, Vol. 2, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, 2009, ISBN: 978 1 84569 391 6.
  6. Friedler F., Varbanov P., Modelling and optimisation tools for water minimisation in the food industry. Chapter in: Handbook of water and energy management in food processing (ed. Klemes), Edited by J Klemeš, R Smith and J.-K. Kim. Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, England, 2008. ISBN 1 84569 195 4, 200 – 220.
  7. Varbanov P. Klemeš J, Bulatov I. (eds): Energy for Suistainable Future. UoP University Library Archives, University Publisher, UoP Press 2008/50, Veszprém 2008, Hungary, ISBN 978-963-9696-38-9

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

  1. Nemet, A., Klemeš, J.J., Varbanov, P.S., Kravanja, Z., 2012. Methodology for maximising the use of renewables with variable availability, Energy, doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2011.12.036
  1. Varbanov, P.S., Fodor, Z., Klemeš, J.J., 2012. Total Site targeting with process specific minimum temperature difference (ΔT min). Energy, doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2011.12.025.
  2. Velasco-Garcia P., Varbanov P.S., Arellano-Garcia H., Wozny G., 2011. Utility systems operation: Optimisation-based decision making. Applied Thermal Engineering 31 (16), 3196-3205. [IF= 1.823, 0 cit.]
  3. Klemeš, J J, Varbanov P S, Design and operation of efficient energy systems: Biorefineries, waste to energy, enhanced heat transfer and fuel cell applications. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2011, 31(13), iii-vii, doi:10.1016/S1359-4311(11)00291-2 . [IF= 1.823, 0 cit.]
  4. Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2011. Integration and Management of Renewables into Total Sites with Variable Supply and Demand. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 35(9), 1815-1826., doi:10.1016/j.compchemeng.2011.02.009 . [IF=2.072, 0 cit.]
  5. Varbanov P., Klemeš J., Friedler F., 2011. Cell-based dynamic heat exchanger models—Direct determination of the cell number and size. Computers & Chemical Engineering, 35(5), 943-948, doi:10.1016/j.compchemeng.2011.01.033 [IF=2.072, 0 cit.]
  6. Lam H. L., Klemeš J., Kravanja Z, , Varbanov P., 2011. Software Tools Overview: Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction, Asia-Pacific Journal Chemical Engineering, 6(5), 696–712, doi: 10.1002/apj.469. [IF= 0.583]
  7. Lam H. L., Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2011. Regional Renewable Energy and Resource Planning, Applied Energy, 88(2), 545-550, doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2010.05.019. [IF= 3.888, 6 cit.]
  8. Čuček, L., Lam, H. L., Klemeš, J. J., Varbanov, P. S., Kravanja, Z., 2010. Synthesis of regional networks for the supply of energy and bioproducts. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 12(6), 635-645, doi 10.1007/s10098-010-0312-6. [IF= 1.12, 3 cit.]
  9. Klemeš, J. J., Varbanov P. S., Pierucci S, 2010. Process Integration for Energy and Water Saving, Increasing Efficiency and Reducing Environmental Impact, Applied Thermal Engineering, 30(16), 2265-2269, doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng. 2010.07.025. [IF= 1.823, 1 cit.]
  10. Klemeš J. J., Varbanov P. S., Pierucci S., Huisingh D., 2010. Minimising Emissions and Energy Wastage by Improved Industrial Processes, and Integration of Renewable Energy, Journal of Cleaner Production, 18(9), 843-847, doi:dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2010.02.028. [IF= 2.425, 5 cit.]
  11. Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2010. Total Sites Integrating Renewables with Extended Heat Transfer and Recovery. Heat Transfer Engineering, 31(9), 733-741. [IF = 0.932, 5 cit.]
  12. Lam H. L., Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2010. Minimising Carbon Footprint of Regional Biomass Supply Chains, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 54(5), 303-309. [IF = 1.969, 8 cit.]
  13. Lam H. L., Varbanov P, Klemeš J., 2010. Optimisation of Regional Energy Supply Chain Utilising Renewables: P-Graph Approach. Computers and Chemical Engineering, 34, 782–792, doi:10.1016/j.compchemeng.2009.11.020 . [IF = 2.072, 8 cit.]
  14. Varbanov P., Friedler F., 2008. P-graph Methodology for Cost-Effective Reduction of Carbon Emissions Involving Fuel Cell Combined Cycles. Applied Thermal Engineering, 28(16), 2020-2029. [IF = 1.349, 5 cit.]
  15. Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2008. Analysis and Integration of Fuel Cell Combined Cycles for Development of Low-Carbon Energy Technologies. Energy, 33(10), 1508-1517. [IF = 1.172, 7 cit.]
  16. Varbanov P., Klein A., Repke J.-U., Wozny G., 2008. Minimising the startup duration for mass- and heat-integrated two-column distillation systems: A conceptual approach. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 47(9-10), 1456-1469. [IF = 1.518, 2 cit.]
  17. Varbanov P. Klemeš J. Shah R. K., Shihn H., 2006. Power Cycle Integration and Efficiency Increase of Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell Systems, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 3(4), Nov 2006, 375–383. [IF = 0.607, 7 cit.]
  18. Smith R., Varbanov P., 2005. What’s the Price of Steam?, Chemical Engineering Progress, 101(7): 29-33. [IF = 0.289, 6 cit.]
  19. Varbanov P., Perry S., Klemes J., Smith R., 2005. Synthesis of Industrial Utility Systems: Cost-Effective de-carbonization, Applied Thermal Engineering, 25(7): 985-1001. [IF = 0.777, 23 cit.]
  20. Varbanov P.S., Doyle S., Smith R., 2004, Modelling and Optimisation of Utility Systems. Trans IChemE, Chem Eng Res Des, 82(A5): 561-578. [IF=0.707, 18 cit.]
  21. Varbanov, P., Perry,S., Makwana,Y., Zhu,X.X., Smith,R., 2004, Top-Level Analysis of Site Utility Systems. Trans IChemE, Chem Eng Res Des, 82(A6): 784-795. [IF=0.707, 7 cit.]
  22. Varbanov P. S., Klemes J., 2000, Rules for paths construction for HENs debottlenecking, Applied Thermal Engineering, 20(15-16), 1409-1420. [IF= 0.330, 13 cit.]
  23. Varbanov P. S., Boyadjiev C. B., Ivanov B., Vaklieva-Bancheva N. G., 2000, Optimal Retrofit of Heat Exchange Networks (HEN) Using Heuristic Paths and Superstructures, Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 32(3/4): 517-528. [IF=-]
  24. Seikova I. V., Varbanov P. S., Ivanova E. A., 1999, Minimum Topology Changes Retrofit of a Crude Oil Preheating System, Bulgarian Chemical Communications, 31(2): 184-199. [IF=-]
  25. Zhelev T. K, Varbanov P. S., Seikova I., 1998, HEN's operability analysis for better process integrated retrofit, Hungarian Journal of Industrial Chemistry, 26(2): 81-88. [IF=-, 0 cit.]

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Klemeš J.J., Kravanja Z., Varbanov P. S., Lam H. L., 2011. Structured Multimedia Education in Energy and Water Use Optimisation. The 6-th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems SDEWES 2011, paper No. SDEWES11-0147, Special Session “Energy and Water Efficiency for Sustainable Future”, 26/09/2011, Room E, University of Dubrovnik.
  2. Varbanov P. S., Nemet A., Klemeš J.J., 2011. The Dynamic Total Site Heat Cascade for Integration and Management of Renewables with Variable Supply and Demand. The 6-th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems SDEWES 2011, paper No. SDEWES11-0148, Special Session “Energy and Water Efficiency for Sustainable Future”, 26/09/2011, Room E, University of Dubrovnik.
  3. Varbanov P. S., Klemeš J.J., 2011. Integration and Management of Renewables into Total Sites with Variable Supply and Demand, Proceedings of ECOS 2011, Novi Sad, Serbia, July 4–7, 2011, 3808-3820.
  4. Varbanov P. S., Klemeš J.J., Friedler F., 2011. Integration of fuel cells and renewables into efficient CHP systems, Proceedings of ECOS 2011, Novi Sad, Serbia, July 4–7, 2011, 1021-1033.
  5. Nemet A., Varbanov P., Klemeš J.J., 2011. Waste-to-energy Technologies Performance Evaluation Techniques. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 25, 513-520, DOI:10.3303/CET1125086 .
  6. Cucek L., Klemeš J.J., Varbanov P., Kravanja Z., 2011. Life Cycle Assessment and Multi-criteria Optimization of Regional Biomass and Bioenergy Supply Chains. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 25, 575-580, DOI:10.3303/CET1125096 .
  7. Kouramas K., Varbanov P. S., Georgiadis M. C., Klemeš J.J., 2011. Pistikopoulos E. N., Explicit/Multi-Parametric Model Predictive Control of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 29(A), 773-777.
  8. Nemet A., Klemeš J. J., Varbanov P. S., 2011. Methodology for Maximising the Use of Renewables with Variable Availability. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 29(B), 1944-1948.
  9. Fodor Z., Krajnik P., Varbanov P. S., Klemeš J. J., 2011. Improving Energy Efficiency of a Dyes Intermediates Synthesis Plant. A Developing Country Specific Case Study. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 29(B), 1964-1968.
  10. Varbanov, P., Klemeš, J., Friedler, F., 2010. Cell-based dynamic heat exchanger models - direct determination of the cell number and size. VeszprémOptimization Converence: Advanced Algorithms VOCAL
  11. Lam H. L., Čuček L., Varbanov P. S., Klemeš J. J., Kravanja, Z., 2010. Advances in Biomass Networks Synthesis Methods: P-graph and Mathematical Programming. VeszprémOptimization Converence: Advanced Algorithms VOCAL
  12. Lam H. L., Čuček L., Klemeš J. J., Varbanov P., S., Kravanja Z., 2010. Comparisons of Biomass Network Synthesis Methods: Mathematical Programming and P-graph. Slovenian Chemical Days 2010. Maribor, 23-24 September 2010, pp.185.
  13. Čuček L., Lam H. L., Klemeš J. J., Varbanov P. S., Kravanja, Z., 2010. Multi-objective synthesis of regional networks for the integrated production and consumption of renewable energy and food. Slovenian Chemical Days 2010. Maribor, 23-24 September 2010, pp.181.
  14. Klemeš J., Varbanov P., 2010. Process Integration – Successful Implementation and Possible Pitfalls. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 21, 1369-1374, DOI: 10.3303/CET1021229.
  15. Konstantinidis D. A., Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2010. Multi-parametric Control and Optimisation of a Small Scale CHP. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 21, 151-156, DOI: 10.3303/CET1021026.
  16. Fodor Z., Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2010. Total Site Targeting Accounting for Individual Process Heat Transfer Characteristics. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 21, 49-54, DOI: 10.3303/CET1021009.
  17. Lam H. L., Klemeš J. J., Friedler F., Kravanja Z., Varbanov P., 2010. Software Tools Overview: Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 21, 487-492.
  18. Čuček L., Lam H. L., Klemeš J. J., Varbanov P., Kravanja Z., 2010. Synthesis of Networks for the Production and Supply of Renewable Energy from Biomass. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 21, 1189-1194.
  19. Varbanov P., Klemeš J., Fodor Z., 2010. Operability and Challenges of Renewable Energy Utilisation, in Proc. of 23rd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, ECOS 2010, [lecture # 112], Lausanne, Switzerland, June 14-17, 2010.
  20. Varbanov, P., Klemeš, J., Friedler, F., 2010. Cell-based dynamic heat exchanger models - direct determination of the cell number and size. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 28(C), 439-444, DOI: 10.1016/S1570-7946(10)28074-4.
  21. Varbanov P., Klemeš J., Fodor Z., 2010. Extended Total with Multiply Energy Carriers, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 19, 49-54, doi: 10.3303/CET1019009.
  22. Čuček L., Lam H. L., Klemeš J. J., Varbanov P. S., Kravanja, Z., 2010. Multi-Objective Synthesis of Regional Networks for the Integrated Production and Consumption of Renewable Energy and Food. 37-th International Conference of SSCHE, Tatranské Matliare, Slovakia, May 24-28 2010, p.238.
  23. Fodor Z., Klemeš J., Varbanov P., 2010. Total Site Targeting Accounting For Individual Process Heat Transfer Characteristics, 37-th International Conference of SSCHE, Tatranské Matliare, Slovakia, May 24-28, p. 50.
  24. Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2010. Optimsiation of Energy Systems Meeting the Need for Sustainability, in Proc. of Műszaki Kémiai Napok – Mükki Conference of Chemical Engineering, p. 10, Veszprém, Hungary, April 27-29, 2010.
  25. Lam H.L., Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2010. Regional Renewable Energy and Resource Planning, in Proc. of Műszaki Kémiai Napok – Mükki Conference of Chemical Engineering, p. 17, Veszprém, Hungary, April 27-29, 2010.
  26. Fodor Z., Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2010. Integrating Varying Renewables into Total Sites, in Proc. of Műszaki Kémiai Napok – Mükki Conference of Chemical Engineering, p. 25, Veszprém, Hungary, April 27-29, 2010.
  27. Klemeš J., Lam H.L., Sikos L., Varbanov P., 2009. The role of structured media in improving the impact of education in energy efficiency and savings. Session VI: Training and Research & Development in RE and EE, The 2nd International Symposium Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ER2E09, Renewable Energy Development in the Eastern Region of Morocco: Potentials and Prospects, Oujda - Morocco, 26-27 October, 2009, pp 25.
  28. Varbanov P., Klemeš J., Fodor Z.,2009. Integrating Renewable Energy Sources into Extended Total Sides. Keynote Lecture of Special Session: Integrating Waste and Renewable Energy to reduce the Carbon Footprint Locally Integrated Energy Sectors, SEDEWES 09, Dubrovnik, Proceedings 613.
  29. Lam H.L., Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2009. Regional Renewable Energy and Resource Planning. Special Session: Integrating Waste and Renewable Energy to reduce the Carbon Footprint Locally Integrated Energy Sectors, SEDEWES 09, Dubrovnik, Proceedings 565.
  30. Klemeš J., Sikos L., Varbanov P., 2009. Reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS) of high-temperature, Keynote Lecture, Seventh International Conference On Enhanced, Compact and Ultra-Compact Heat Exchangers: Science, Engineering and Technology, SES6 September 13-18, 2009, Heredia, Costa Rica.
  31. Lam H.L., Varbanov P., Klemeš J., 2009. Optimisation of Regional Energy Supply Chains Utilising Renewables: P-Graph Approach. 19th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering – ESCAPE19, J. Jeżowski and J. Thullie (Editors), © 2009 Elsevier, ISBN 978-0-444-53433-0, pp.1003-1008.
  32. Klemeš J., Lam H.L., Sikos L., Varbanov P., 2009, The role of structured multimedia to improve the PSE teaching impact. EURECHA SESSION at ESCAPE 19 – Krakow, June 16, 2009, room C.
  33. Lam H., Varbanov P. S., Klemeš J., Friedler F., 2009. Regional Biomass Energy Supply Chain Management Strategy: P-Graph Approach. 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, WCCE-8, August 23-27, 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, lecture number SUS3/734.
  34. Varbanov P. S., Klemeš J., 2009. Sustainable Carbon Footprint Reduction by Integrating Renewables Into Total Sites. First International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering, AIChE 2009, August 9-12, Ohio, U.S., Session 9658, paper 146107.
  35. 35.Klemeš J., Varbanov P., 2009. Recent developments in optimal energy integration to minimise CO2 emissions – renewables and heat recovery, Invited Plenary Lecture - March 27, CAPE FORUM 2009, Shannon, Ireland, 27–28 March 2009.
  36. Varbanov P., Friedler F., 2009, Boosting Energy Conversion Efficiency Using Fuel Cells. SOFC-ST CHP Conversion – Assessment Using the EMINENT Tool. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 18:117-122.
  37. Lam H.L., Varbanov P., Klemes J., 2009, Regional Resource Management Composite Curve. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 18:303-308. [IF= -, 2 cit]
  38. Friedler F., Varbanov P., Klemes J., 2009,Advanced HENs Design for Multi-Period Operation using P-graph. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 18:457-462. [IF= -, 1 cit]
  39. Sikos L., Klemes J., Varbanov P., Lam H.L., 2009, The Role of Structured Multimedia in Improving the Teaching Impact in Process Integration. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 18:767-772. [IF= -, 1 cit]
  40. Lam, H.L., Klemeš, J., Varbanov, P., 2008. An efficient planning and implementation of regional renewable energy supply chain. In CHISA 2008 Proceedings, Summaries 4, PRES 2008, ISBN 978-80-02-02051-6, ČSCHI, K2.2, pp.1218-1219.
  41. Friedler F., Varbanov P., 2008. Energy infrastructures for integrating renewables and fossil fuels for improved energy supply chains. In CHISA 2008 Proceedings, Summaries 4, PRES 2008, ISBN 978-80-02-02051-6, ČSCHI, K4.1, pp.1240-1241.
  42. Klemeš J.,Varbanov P., 2008. Total sites for combined utilisation of renewables and fossil fuels via improved energy conversion technologies. In CHISA 2008 Proceedings, Summaries 4, PRES 2008, ISBN 978-80-02-02051-6, ČSCHI, K4.2, pp.1242-1243.
  43. Friedler, F., Varbanov, P., Klemes, J., 2007, P-graph Methodology for Cost-Effective Reduction of Carbon Emissions Involving Fuel Cell Combined Cycles, Proceedings of European Congress of Chemical Engineering (ECCE-6); Copenhagen, 16-20 September 2007.
  44. Velasco-Garcia, P., Varbanov, P., Arellano-Garcia, H., Wozny, G., 2007, Operation of Utility Systems: Optimisation-Based Decision Making, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 12:99-104.
  45. Varbanov, P., Klemes, J., Friedler, F., 2007, Critical Analysis of Fuel Cell Combined Cycles for Development of Low-Carbon Energy Technologies, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 12:739-744.
  46. Varbanov, P., Klein, A., Repke, J.-U. Wozny, G., 2006, Optimal Startup of Mass- and Heat-integrated Two-Column Distillation Systems, Oral Presentation at the PRES 2006 Conference, Prague – Czech Republic, August 28-31, 2006.
  47. Varbanov P.S., Klemes J, Rules for paths construction for HENs debottlenecking, Oral Presentation at PRES’99: 2nd Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction, May 31 – June 2, 1999

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