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Dr. Sarah Mc Cormack

Associate Professor (Civil Struct & Env. Eng.)

  Electricity Storage   Energy Conversion Processes or Cycles   Environmental Impacts, Interactions   Integration of Renewable Energy Systems   Nanotechnology   Optics   Photovoltaic systems, cells and modules manufacturing   Polymers   Renewable energies
 IDEAS Novel building Integration Designs for increased Efficiencies in Advanced climatically tunable renewable energy Systems
 PEDAL - Luminescent Solar Devices
 COST Action TU0802

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Chair of COST Action TU0802: Next generation cost effective phase change materials for increased energy efficiency in renewable energy systems in buildings (NeCoE-PCM) 2009 - 2012
Irish representative on the European Photovoltaic Technology Platform Mirror Group 2007 -
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Secretary of the Solar Energy Society of Ireland 2006
Member of the International Solar Energy Society 2000
Member of the Environmental Science Association of Ireland 2007 Present
Phase Change Materials for Solar Energy Applications in, editor(s)Vikas Mittal , Phase Change Materials, Central West Publishing, 2019, pp21 - 53, [Hoda Akbari , David G Peña, Rebeca S Pizarro, Hind Ahmed, Maria C. Browne, Chuka O'koli,Edward Guionneau, Ming Jun Huang and Sarah J. McCormack], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Mehran Rafiee, Subhash Chandra, Hind Ahmed, Sarah J. McCormack, An overview of various configurations of Luminescent Solar Concentrators for photovoltaic applications, Optical Materials, 91, 2019, p212--227 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gallagher, J., Basu, B., Browne, M., Kenna, A., McCormack, S., Pilla, F., Styles, D., Adapting Stand-Alone Renewable Energy Technologies for the Circular Economy through Eco-Design and Recycling, Journal of Industrial Ecology, 13, (1), 2019, p133 - 140, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Esfandyari, A., Norton, B., Conlon, M., McCormack, S.J., Performance of a campus photovoltaic electric vehicle charging station in a temperate climate, Solar Energy, 2019, p762-771 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Mehran Rafiee, Hind Ahmed, Subhash Chandra, Arunima Sethi and Sarah J McCormack, Monte Carlo Ray Tracing Modelling of Multi-Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cell Enhanced by Luminescent Material, 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC-7), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 10-15 June , 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Salah Vaisi, Francesco Pilla, Sarah J. McCormack, Recommending a thermal energy benchmark based on CIBSE TM46 for typical college buildings and creating monthly energy models, Energy and Buildings, 176, 2018, p296--309 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Hoda Akbari, Maria C.Browne, Anita Ortega, Ming Jun Huang , Neil J.Hewitt, Brian Norton, Sarah J.McCormack, Efficient energy storage technologies for photovoltaic systems, Solar Energy, 2018, p , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Sethi, A., Chandra, S., Ahmed, H., McCormack, S.J., Fluorescent organic dyes in a silicone encapsulant composite for Luminescent Solar Concentrators, 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC 2018 - A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC and 34th EU PVSEC, 2018, p958-960 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Walshe, J., McCormack, S.J., Ahmed, H., Doran, J., A transfer matrix approach to aid in the design and optimization of hybrid advanced passive structures for enhancing photovoltaic efficiency, ISES Solar World Congress 2017 - IEA SHC International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry 2017, Proceedings, 2017, p1297-1305 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Ahmed, H., Rafiee, M., Chandra, S., Sethi, A., Mccormack, S.J., Application of concentrating plasmonic luminescent down-shifting layers for photovoltaic devices, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 10099, 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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McCormack, 1st TU0802 COST Action meetings, July (9-10), 2009, Dublin, Ireland, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PUBLISHED
Gallagher, Hutchins, Eames, Norton, B., 2nd International Renewable Energy in Maritime Climates Conference, April (26-28), 2006, Dublin, Ireland, Gallagher, Hutchins & Eames, Meetings /Conferences Organised, PUBLISHED