Pedro J. Mago

Mago_PedroDepartment Head and PACCAR Chair
Office: 208 Carpenter
Email: mago@me.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3260
Google Scholar Citation

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, 2003
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, 2000
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela, 1996

Experience Record

Department Head, Mississippi State University. 2014 – Present.
PACCAR Chair Professor, Mississippi State University. 2014 – Present.
Professor, Mississippi State University. 2013 – 2014.
Tennessee Valley Authority Professorship in Energy Systems and The Environment. Mississippi State University. 2010 – 2014.
Director, Micro Cooling, Heating, and Power (Micro-CHP) and Bio-Fuel Center, Mississippi State University. 2009 – 2014.
Co-Director, DOE Southeast Clean Energy Application Center. 2009 – 2013.
Associate Professor, Mississippi State University. 2008 – 2013.
Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University. 2003 – 2008.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Florida. 1999 – 2003.
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Florida. 2000 – 2002.
Assistant Professor, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela. 1996 – 1998.

Specialty Areas

  • Energy Systems
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Thermal System Design and Optimization
  • Refrigeration and HVAC

Honors and Awards

  • ASME Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineering. 2013.
  • 2013 Bagley College of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Teachers Award – Mississippi State University.
  • 2013 Bagley College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Researcher. A panel of associate deans for research from the southeast US was used to review the applicants.  – Mississippi State University.
  • 2012 Bagley College of Engineering Hearin Faculty Excellent – Mississippi State University.
  • 2011 StatePride Faculty Award – Mississippi State University.
  • 2011 Bagley College of Engineering Hearin Faculty Excellence Award – Mississippi State University.
  • Outstanding Leadership, Service to the Engineering Profession, and Commitment to Enhancing Diversity Award. March 2011. Bagley College of Engineering – Mississippi State University.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Professorship in Energy Systems and The Environment – 2010, Mississippi State University.
  • 2010 Bagley College of Engineering Hearin Faculty Excellence Award – Mississippi State University.
  • 2010 StatePride Faculty Award – Mississippi State University.
  • 2009 Outstanding Faculty Award – Department of Mechanical Engineering. Mississippi State University.
  • 2009 Best Reviewer Award – Applied Energy Journal Elsevier.
  • Best Paper Award – Advanced Energy Systems Division. Entitled “Improving the Efficiency of the Advanced Injection Low Pilot Ignited Natural Gas Engine Using Organic Rankine Cycles” in the track Energy Systems Miniaturization, Micro, and Nano Scale Energy Transport. ASME Energy Sustainable Conference 2007.
  • ASHRAE Grant-In-Aid of Research for Graduate Students – 2001-2002.
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude (1996), Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela.

Publications
Book

  • Chamra, L.M. and Mago, P.J. Micro-CHP Power Generation for Residential and Small Commercial Buildings. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 2008. ISBN: 1-60456-867-7.

Book Chapters

  • Mago P. J., Luck, R., & Knizley, A. (2016). Effect of Thermal Energy Storage on Combined Heat and Power System Applications. Advances in Energy ResearchVolume 24, Morena J. Acosta (Eds.), NewYork: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 129-148. ISBN: 978-1-63485-515-0 (Invited).
  • Mago, P. J., and Smith, A. (2015). Combined Cooling, Heating and Power (CCHP) Systems. Handbook of Clean Energy Systems. Volume 2 – Clean Energy Conversion Technologies. Jinyue Jan (Ed), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 1197-1211 (Invited).
  • Mago, P. J., Luck, R., & Smith, A. (2013). Evaluation of the Potential Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reductions from the Use of CHP Systems in Commercial Buildings. Mitchell Carpenter and Everett J. Shelton (Eds.), Carbon Dioxide Emissions: New Research, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 61-76. ISBN: 978-1-62257-436-0. (Invited).
  • Mago, P. J., & Hueffed, A. (2011). Energy, Economic, And Environmental Analysis of CHP and CCHP Systems. Morena J. Acosta (Eds.), Advances in Energy Research – Volume 7, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 229-271. ISBN: 978-1-61122-956-1. (Invited).
  • Mago, P. J., Chamra, L., & Fumo, N. (2009). Evaluation of Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems Based on Primary Energy Operational Strategy. Lucas P. Gragg and Jan M. Cassell (Eds.), Progress in Management Engineering, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 199-236. ISBN: 978-1-60741-310-3. (Invited).
  • Chamra, L., Mago, P. J., & Zdaniuk, G. (2009). Heat Transfer and Friction in Hellically-finned Tubes Using Artificial Neural Networks. Dr. Lixin Cheng (Eds.), Advances in Multiphase Flow and Heat TransferVolume 2, Oak Park, IL: Bentham Science Publishers. eISBN: 978-1-60805-094-9. (Invited).
  • Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2008). Use of Organic Rankine Cycles to Produce Electric Power from Waste Heat Sources. Michael C. Schmidt (Eds.), Electric Power Research Trends, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 177-208. ISBN: 1-60021-978-0. (Invited).
  • Chamra, L., & Mago, P. J. (2008). Micro-CHP Power Generation for Residential and Small Commercial Buildings. Michael C. Schmidt (Eds.), Electric Power Research Trends, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 47-102. ISBN: 1-60021-978-0. (Invited).
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2005). A Simple Calculation Procedure for Transient Heat and Mass Transfer with Phase Change: Moist Air Example. Kutz, M. (Eds.) Handbook of Heat Transfer Calculations, New York: McGraw-Hill, 17.1-17.13. ISBN-13: 0-07-141041-0. (Invited).

Journal Papers

  • Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (2017). Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reduction from the use of Electric Energy Storage on a PGU-ORC System. Energy Conversion and Management, 33 (1), 67-75.
  • Harrison, W., Mago, P.J., Knizley, A., & Luck, R. (2017). Evaluation of the Performance of a Power Generation Unit-Organic Rankine Cycle System with Electric Energy Storage, Journal of Energy Storage, 10, 28-38.
  • Spayde, E.4, Mago, P.J., & Cho, H. (2017). Performance Evaluation of a Solar-powered Regenerative Organic Rankine Cycle in Different Climate Conditions. Energies, 10 (1), 94.
  • Cho, H., Smith, A., Luck, R. & Mago, P.J. (2017). Transient Uncertainty Analysis in Solar Thermal System Modeling, Journal of Uncertainty Analysis and Applications, 5 (1), 1-15.
  • Cho, H., Sarwar, R.4, Cox, S._, Mago, P.J., & Luck, R. (2017). Field Validation Study of a Time and Temperature Indexed Autoregressive with Exogenous (ARX) Model for Building Thermal Load Prediction, Energy, 119, 483-496.
  • Long, W., Luck, R. & Mago, P.J. (2016). Uncertainty Based Combined Heat and Power Operating Strategy Selection. Applied Thermal Engineering, 98, 1013-1024.
  • Cho, H., Sarwar, R., Mago, P.J., & Luck, R. (2016). Design and Feasibility Study of Combined Heat and Power Systems Integrated with Heat Pump. Applied Thermal Engineering, 93, 155-165.
  • Carpenter, J., Mago, P.J., Luck, R., and Cho, H. (2016). Parametric Analysis of a Passive Energy Management Through Increased Thermal Capacitance. The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, 10, 38-50.
  • Mago, P.J., and Long, W. (2016). Implementation of a Computational Tool to Study Psychrometric Processes in Mechanical Engineering Courses. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 44 (1), 29-55.
  • Wilson, M.B., Luck, R., & Mago, P. J. (2015). A First-Order Study of Reduced Energy Consumption via Increased Thermal Capacitance with Thermal Storage Management in a Micro-Building. Energies, 8, 12266-12282.
  • Spayde, E., & Mago, P. J. (2015). Evaluation of a Solar Powered Organic Rankine Cycle Using Dry Organic Working Fluids. Cogent Engineering, 2(1), 1-22.
  • Knizley, A., Mago, P. J., Tobermann, J., & Warren, H. (2015). Performance characterization of a power generation unit–organic Rankine cycle system based on the efficiencies of the system components. Energy Conversion and Management, 105, 480-487.
  • Knizley, A., Mago, P.J., & Tobermann, J. (2015). Evaluation of the Cost Savings Potential from a D-CHP System Operation Based On A Monthly Power-To-Heat Ratio Analysis. Cogent Engineering, 2 (1), 1-13.
  • Cho, H., Smith, A. & Mago, P.J. (2014). Combined Cooling, Heating and Power: A Review of Performance Improvement and Optimization. Applied Energy, 116, 168-185.
  • Mago, P. J., Luck, R., and Knizley, A. (2014). Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems with Dual Power Generation Units and Thermal Storage. International Journal of Energy Research, 38 (7), 896–907.
  • Mago, P. & Luck, R. (2014). Use of Computational tools to Enhance the Study of Psychrometric Processes for Buildings in an Air Conditioning Course, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 42, 3, 251-266.
  • Knizley, A., Mago, P. J., and Smith A. (2014). Evaluation of the Performance of Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems with Dual Power Generation Units. Energy Policy, 66, 654-665.
  • Mago, P. J. & Smith, A. (2014). Methodology to Estimate the Economic, Emissions, and Energy Benefits From Combined Heat And Power Systems Based On System Component Efficiencies. International Journal of Energy Research, doi: 10.1002/er.3169.
  • Smith, A. & Mago, P. J. (2014). Effects of Load-Following Operational Methods on Combined Heat and Power System Efficiency. Applied Energy, 115, 337-351.
  • Knizley, A. & Mago, P. J. (2014). Potential Emissions Reductions from the Use of Dual-Combined Heat and Power (D-CHP) Systems in Different Climate Conditions. International Journal of Ambient Energy, 35 (1), 20-29.
  • Carpenter, J., Mago, P.J., Luck, R., and Cho, H. (2014). Passive Energy Management Through Increased Thermal Capacitance, Energy and Buildings, 75, 465-471.
  • Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (2013). Energetic And Exergetic Analysis Of Waste Heat Recovery From A Micro-Turbine Using Organic Rankine Cycles. International Journal of Energy Research, 37(8), 888-898.
  • Knizley, A. & Mago, P. J. (2013). Evaluation of Combined Heat and Power Systems Performance with Dual Power Generation Units for Different Building Configurations. International Journal of Energy Research, 37(12),1529-1538.
  • Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (2013). Evaluation of the Potential Use of a Combined Micro-Turbine Organic Rankine Cycle for Different Geographic Locations. Applied Energy, 102, 1324-1333.
  • Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (2013). Evaluation of a Base-Loaded Combined Heating and Power System with Thermal Storage for Different Small Buildings Applications. International Journal of Energy Research, 37(2), 179-188.
  • Yun, K., Cho, H, Luck, R., & Mago, P.J. (2013) Modeling of reciprocating internal combustion engines for power generation and heat recovery. Applied Energy, 102, 327-335.
  • Smith, A., Mago, P. J., and Fumo, N. (2013). Benefits of Thermal Energy Storage Option Combined with CHP System for Different Commercial Building Types. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 1, 3-12.
  • Mago, P. J., and Luck, R. (2012). Prime Mover Sizing for Based-Loaded Combined Heating and Power Systems. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 226(1), 17-27.
  • Harrod, J., Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (2012). Sizing Analysis of a Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power System for a Small Office Building Using a Wood Waste Biomass-Fired Stirling Engine. International Journal of Energy Research, 36(1), 64-74.
  • Mago, P. J., & Smith, A. (2012). Evaluation of the Potential Emissions Reductions from the Use of CHP Systems in Different Commercial Buildings. Building and Environment, 53, 74–82.
  • Yun, K., Luck, R., Mago, P. J., & Smith, A.1 (2012). Analytic Solutions for Optimal Power Generation Unit Operation in Combined Heating and Power Systems. ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 134(1), 011301(8 pages).
  • Wheeley, C., Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (2012). Methodology to Perform a Combined Heating and Power System Feasibility Study for Industrial Manufacturing Facilities. Distributed Generation and Alternative Energy Journal, 27(1), 8-32.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P.J., & Kozubal, E. (2012). Selection of Desiccant Equipment at Altitude. ASHRAE Transactions, 118(2), SA-12-018, 25 pages.
  • Mago, P.J. (2012). Exergetic Evaluation of an Organic Rankine Cycle using Medium Grade Waste Heat. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 34(19), 1768-1780.
  • Yun, K., Luck, R., Mago, P. J., & Cho, H. (2012). Building Hourly Thermal Load Prediction using an Indexed ARX model. Energy and Buildings, 54, 225-233.
  • Smith, A., Luck, R., & Mago, P.J. (2012) Integrated Parameter Estimation Of Multicomponent Thermal Systems With Demonstration On A Combined Heat And Power System. ISA Transactions, 54(1), 507-513.
  • Mago, P. J., Luck, R., & Smith, A. (2011). Environmental Evaluation of Base-Loaded CHP Systems for Different Climate Conditions in the US. International Journal of Ambient Energy, 32(4), 203-214.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Smith, A. (2011). Analysis of Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems Operating Following the Electric Load and Following the Thermal Load Strategies with No Electricity Exporting. Journal of Power and Energy, 225(8), 1016-1025.
  • Wheeley, C., Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (2011). A Comparative Study of the Economic Feasibility of Employing CHP Systems in Different Industrial Manufacturing Applications. Energy and Power Engineering, 3, 630-640.
  • Smith, A., Mago, P. J., & Fumo, N. (2011). Emissions Spark Spread and Primary Energy Spark Spread – Environmental and Energy Screening Parameters for Combined Heating and Power Systems. Applied Energy, 88, 3891-3897.
  • Harrod, J. & Mago, P. J. (2011). Performance Analysis of a CCHP System Driven by a Waste Biomass Fired Stirling Engine. Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 225(2), 420-428.
  • Hueffed, A., & Mago, P. J. (2011). Energy, Economic, and Environmental Analysis of Combined Heating and Power-organic Rankine Cycle and Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power-organic Rankine Cycle Systems. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 225(1), 24-32.
  • Yun, K., Cho, H., Luck, R., & Mago, P. J. (2011). Real Time Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Operational Strategy Using a Hierarchical Optimization Algorithm. Journal of Power and Energy, 225, 403-412.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Jacobs, K. (2011). Design Considerations for Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems at Altitude. Energy Conversion and Management, 52(2), 1459-1469.
  • Smith, A., Fumo, N., & Mago, P. J. (2011). Spark Spread – A Screening Parameter for Combined Heating and Power Systems. Applied Energy, 88, 1494-1499.
  • Smith, J. A., Fumo, N., Luck, R., & Mago, P. J. (2011). Robustness of a Methodology for Estimating Hourly Energy Consumption of Buildings Using Monthly Electrical Bills. Energy and Buildings, 43, 779-786.
  • Mago, P. J., & Hueffed, A. (2010). Evaluation of a Turbine Driven CCHP System for Large Office Buildings under Different Operating Strategies, Energy, and Buildings. Journal of Power and Energy, 42(10), 1628-1636.
  • Mago, P. J., Chamra, L., & Ramsay, J. (2010). Micro-combined Cooling, Heating and Power Systems Hybrid Electric-thermal Load Following Operation. Applied Thermal Engineering, 30(8-9), 800-806.
  • Mago, P. J., Hueffed, A., & Chamra, L. (2010). Analysis and Optimization of the Use of CHP-ORC Systems for Small Commercial Buildings. Energy & Buildings, 42(9), 1491-1498.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Luck, R. (2010). Methodology to Estimate Building Energy Consumption Using EnergyPlus Benchmark Models. Energy and Buildings, 42, 2331-2337.
  • Hueffed, A. & Mago, P. J. (2010). Influence of Prime Mover Size and Operational Strategy on the Performance of CCHP Systems under Different Cost Structures. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 224(5), 591-605.
  • Smith, A., Luck, R., & Mago, P. J. (2010). Analysis of a CCHP System Model Under Different Operating Strategies with Input and Model Data Uncertainty. Energy and Buildings, 42, 2231-2240.
  • Srinivasan, K. K., Mago, P. J., & Krishnan, S. R. (2010). Analysis of Exhaust Waste Heat Recovery from a Dual Fuel Low Temperature Combustion Engine Using an Organic Rankine Cycle. Energy, 35, 2387-2399.
  • Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2009). Analysis and Optimization of CCHP Systems Based on Energy, Economical and Environmental Considerations. Energy and Buildings, 41, 1099-1106.
  • Mago, P. J., Chamra, L., & Hueffed, A. (2009). A Review on Energy, Economical, and Environmental Benefits of the Use of CHP Systems for Small Commercial Buildings for the North American Climate. International Journal of Energy Research, 33, 1252-1265.
  • Harrod, J., Mago, P. J., Srinivasan, K. K., & Chamra, L. (2009). First and Second Law Analysis of a Stirling Engine with Imperfect Regeneration and Dead Volume. IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 223(11), 2595-2607.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2009). Analysis of Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems Based on Site Energy Consumption. Applied Energy, 86(6), 928-932.
  • Mago, P. J., Fumo, N., & Chamra, L. (2009). Performance Analysis of CCHP and CHP Systems Operating Following the Thermal and Electric Load. International Journal of Energy Research, 33, 852-864.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2009). Energy and Economic Evaluation of Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems Based on Primary Energy. Applied Thermal Engineering, 29(13), 2665-2671.
  • Cho, H., Mago, P. J., Luck, R., & Chamra, L. (2009). Evaluation of CCHP Systems Performance Based on Operational Cost, Primary Energy Consumption, and Carbon Dioxide Emission by Utilizing an Optimal Operation Scheme. Applied Energy, 86, 2540-2549.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2009). Emission Operational Strategy for Combined, Cooling, and Power Systems. Applied Energy Journal, 86(11), 2344-2350.
  • Hueffed, A., Chamra, L., & Mago, P. J. (2009). A Simplified Model of Heat and Mass Transfer Between Air and Falling-Film Desiccant in Parallel-Plate Humidifier. ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 131, 0520011-0520017.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2009). Hybrid-cooling Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 223(5), 761-770.
  • Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2008). Exergy Analysis of a Combined Engine-Organic Rankine Cycle Configuration. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 22(8), 761-770.
  • Mago, P. J., Srinivasan, K. K., Chamra, L., & Somayaji, C. (2008). An Examination of Exergy Destruction in Organic Rankine Cycles. International Journal of Energy Research, 32(10), 926-938.
  • Moran, A., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2008). Thermoeconomic Modeling of Micro-CHP (Micro-cooling, Heating, and Power) for Small Commercial Applications. International Journal of Energy Research, 32(9), 808-823.
  • Mago, P. J., Chamra, L., Srinivasan, K. K., & Somayaji, C.[fn:The-superscript-1]. (2008). An Examination of Regenerative Rankine Cycles Using Dry Fluids. Applied Thermal Engineering, 28, 998-1007.
  • Srinivasan, K. K., Mago, P. J., Zdaniuk, G. J.[fn:The-superscript-1], Chamra, L., & Midkiff, K. C. (2008). Improving the Efficiency of the Advanced Injection Low Pilot Ignited Natural Gas Engine Using Organic Rankine Cycles. ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 130, 022201-1-022201.
  • Zdaniuk, G. J., Chamra, L., & Mago, P. J. (2008). Experimental Determination of Heat Transfer and Friction in Helically-finned Tubes. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 32(3), 761-775.
  • Zdaniuk, G. J., Chamra, L., & Mago, P. J. (2008). A Survey of Cooling Tower Water Quality for Condenser Tube Fouling Potential. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 222(1), 111-122.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (2008). Cooling, Heating, and Power Energy Performance for System Feasibility. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 222(5), 347-354.
  • Mago, P. J., Fumo, N., & Chamra, L. (2007). Methodology to Perform a Non-conventional Evaluation of Cooling, Heating, and Power (CHP) Systems. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 221(8), 1075-1087.
  • Mago, P. J., Chamra, L., & Somayaji, C. (2007). Performance Analysis of Different Working Fluids for Use in Organic Rankine Cycles. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 221(3), 255-263.
  • Chamra, L. M. & Mago, P. J. (2007). Modeling of Evaporation Heat Transfer of Pure Refrigerants and Refrigerant Mixtures in Micro-fin Tube. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 221(4), 443-447.
  • Zdaniuk, G. J., Chamra, L. M, & Mago, P. J. (2006). A Literature Survey of Water-Side Fouling Applicable to Cooling Tower Condensers. IMechE Journal of Power and Energy, 220, 815-827.
  • Chamra, L. M. & Mago, P. J. (2006). Modeling of Condensation Heat Transfer of Refrigerant Mixtures in Micro-Fin Tubes. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 49 (11-12), 1915-1921.
  • Chamra, L. M., Mago, P. J., & Zdaniuk, G. (2006). Experimental Comparison of Condensers and Evaporators for use in both Bottom-Mount and Side-by-Side Refrigerator/Freezer Units. IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 220 (2), 215-222.
  • Mago, P. J., Chamra, L., & Steele, G. (2006). A Simulation Model for the Performance of a Hybrid Liquid Desiccant System during Cooling and Dehumidification. International Journal of Energy Research, 30, 51-66.
  • 64. Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2005). Frost Formation and Heat Transfer on a Cold Surface in Ice Fog. International Journal of Refrigeration, 28 (4), 538-546.
  • 65. Chamra, L. M., Mago, P. J., Tan, M., & Kung, C.[fn:The-superscript-1] (2005). Modeling of Condensation Heat Transfer of Pure Refrigerants in Micro-Fin Tubes. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 48 (7), 1293-1302.
  • 66. Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A., (2005). Coil Frosting and Defrosting Issues at Low Freezer Temperatures near Saturation Conditions. ASHRAE Transactions, 111, Part 1, 3-17.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2005). Psychrometric Charts and Property Formulations of Supersaturated Air. HVAC&R Research, 11 (1), 147-163.
  • Chamra, L. M., Mago, P. J., Tan, M., & Kung, C.[fn:The-superscript-1] (2005) “Modeling of Evaporation and Condensation Pressure-drop in Micro-fin Tubes.” IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 219 (1), 61-71.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2004). Effect of Face Velocity on Hot-Gas Coil-Defrosting in Refrigerated Facilities Operating Near Saturated Entering-Air Conditions. IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 218 (12), 1507-1516.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2003). Heat and Mass Transfer on a Cylinder Surface in Cross Flow under Supersaturated Frosting Conditions. International Journal of Refrigeration, 26 (8), 889-899.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2003). Alternative Energy Conservation Technologies in Industrial Freezers Operating Under Frosting Conditions. IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 217 (10), 1155-1163.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2003). Formulations of Thermodynamic Properties of Supersaturated Moist Air. IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 217 (6),705-718.
  • Mago, P. J. & Goswami, D. Y. (2003). Study of the Performance of a Hybrid Liquid Desiccant System Using Lithium Chloride. ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 125 (1), 129-131.
  • Mago, P. J. (2003). Sistema Híbrido de Enfriamiento como Alternativa al Sistema Convencional de Aire Acondicionado. Revista SABER, Vol. 15 (1), 39-44.
  • Mago, P. J., (2003). Análisis Económico de la Utilización de un Sistema Híbrido Enfriamiento de Liquido Secante en Aplicaciones Residenciales y Comerciales. Revista SABER, 15 (1), 45-50.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2002). Dynamics of Coil-Defrosting in Supersaturated Freezer Air. IMechE Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 216, 949-958.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (2002). Modeling the Cooling Process Path of a Dehumidifying Coil Under Frosting Conditions. ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 124 (6), 1182-1191.
  • Sherif, S. A., Mago, P. J., Al-Mutawa, N. K., Theen, R. S., & Bilen, K. (Jun 2001). Psychrometrics in the Supersaturated Frost Zone. ASHRAE Transactions, 107 (2), 753-767.
  • Mago, P. J., & Espinoza, H. (1997). Análisis Dinámico Rígido de Motores y Compresores Alternativos por medio del Software Dinamic. Revista SABER, 9 (2), 7-13.

Conference Papers

  • Warren, H., Knizley, A., and Mago, P.J. (2016). Effect of Electric Energy Storage on the Performance of a Power Generation Unit-Organic Rankine Cycle System. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2016), Phoenix, AZ.
  • Knizley, A., and Mago, P.J. (2015). Computational Tools to Enhance the Study of Gas Power Cycles in Mechanical Engineering Courses. 2015 ASEE Southeastern Section Annual Conference, Gainesville, FL.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P.J., & Ledbury, E. (2014). Tool for Hourly Energy Consumption Estima- tion in Existing Office Buildings. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2014), Montreal, Canada, Under Review.
  • Ledbury, E. & Mago, P.J. (2014). Performance Evaluation of a Solar Powered Organic Rank- ine Cycle for Residential or Small Commercial Applications. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2014), Montreal, Canada, Under Review.
  • Knizley, A., Mago, P.J., & Tobermann, J. (2014). Optimization of a D-CHP System Based on Monthly Power-to-Heat Ratio. ASME 2014 8th International Conference on Energy Sus- tainability, Boston, MA.
  • Knizley, A. & Mago, P. J. (2014). Implementation of Computational Tools in Energy-Related Mechanical Engineering Courses. 2014 ASEE Southeastern Section Annual Conference, At- lanta, GA.
  • Smith, A. & Mago, P. J. (Nov 2013). Economic, Emissions, and Energy Benefits from Combined Heat and Power Systems by Location in the United States, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2013), San Diego, CA.
  • Thomas, R., Luck, R., & Mago, P.J. (Nov 2012). Optimal Power Generation Unit Sizing for Base-Loaded Combined Heat and Power Systems Using Monthly Vs. Hourly Time-Steps. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2012), Hous- ton, TX.
  • Knizley, A. & Mago, P. J. (July 2012). Evaluation of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Systems Performance with Dual Power Generation Units. ASME 2012 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 10th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Smith, A.4 & Mago, P. J. (July 2012). Impact of Thermal Storage Option for CHP Systems on the Optimal Prime Mover Size and the Need for Additional Heat Production. ASME 2012 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 10th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Spence, J. D. (July 2012). Screening Tool for the Evaluation of Combined, Heating, and Power Systems in existing Office Buildings. ASME 2012 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 10th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Luck, R. & Mago, P. J. (April 2012). Use of MathCad and Excel to Enhance the Study of Psy- chrometric Processes for Buildings in an Air Conditioning Course. 2013 ASEE Southeastern Section Annual Conference, Starkville, MS.
  • Wheeley, C., & Mago, P. J. (Nov 2011). A Methodology to Conduct a Combined Heating and Power System Assessment and Feasibility Study for Industrial Manufacturing Facilities. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2011), Denver, CO.
  • Smith, A., Mago, P. J., & Fumo, N. (Nov 2011). Impact of CHP System Component Ef- ficiencies on The Economic Benefits of CHP Systems Using Spark Spread Analysis. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2011), Denver, CO.
  • Harrod, J. & Mago, P. J. (Nov 2010). Sensitivity Analysis of CHP Stirling Engine Systems. In Paper No. IMECE2010-37316 (Eds.), ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2010), Vancouver.
  • Fumo, N., & Mago, P. J. (May 2010). Tools for Small Office Buildings Energy Consumption Estimation. ASME Energy Sustainability 2010 – Paper No. ES2010-90135, Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Hueffed, A., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (Nov 2009). Effect of the Power Generation Unit Operation on the Energy, Economical, and Environmental Performance of CCHP Systems for Small Commercial Building. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2009), Orlando, FL.
  • Cho, H., Luck, R., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. (Jul 2009). Assessment of CHP System Performance with Commercial Building Benchmark Models in Different U.S. Climate Zones. ASME Proceedings of Energy Sustainability 2009, San Francisco, CA.
  • Fumo, N., Chamra, L., Mago, P. J., & Hodge, B. K. (May 2009). Potential of Thermal Solar Energy for CHP Energy Performance in Hot Climates. ASES National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2009, Buffalo, NY.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L.M., (July 2008). Effect of the Power Generation Unit Size on the Energy Performance of Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems. ASME Power Conference, Paper No. PWR2008-60057, Orlando, FL, 635-640.
  • Weathers, J. B., Marvel, B. T., Srinivasan, K. K., Mago, P. J., Chamra, L. M., & Steele, W. G.. (Nov 2007). Error Propagation in Heat Release Analysis of Pilot Ignited Natu- ral Gas Combustion. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2007), Paper No. IMECE2007-42144, Seattle, Washington.
  • Fumo, N., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. M. (Jun 2007). Evaluation of Cooling, Heating, and Power (CHP) Systems Based on Energy-Rating. ASME Energy Sustainability 2007, Paper No.ES2007-36145, Long Beach, California
  • Srinivasan, K. K., Mago, P. J., Zdaniuk, G. J., Chamra, L. M., Midkiff, K. C. (Jun 2007). Improving the Efficiency of the Advanced Injection Low Pilot Ignited Natural Gas Engine using Organic Rankine Cycles. ASME Energy Sustainability 2007, Paper No.ES2007-36151, Long Beach, California.
  • Mago, P. J., Chamra, L. M., & Somayaji, C. (Nov 2006). Optimization of Organic Rankine Cycles Using Dry Fluids. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposi- tion (IMECE2006), Paper No. IMECE2006-14805, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Mago, P. J., Chamra, L. M., and Moran, A. (Nov 2006). Modeling of Micro-Cooling, Heat- ing, and Power (Micro-CHP) for Residential or Small Commercial Applications. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2006), Paper No. IMECE2006-13558, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Somayaji, C., Mago, P. J., & Chamra, L. M. (May 2006). Second Law Analysis and Opti- mization of Organic Rankine Cycles. ASME Power Conference, Paper No. PWR2006-88061, Atlanta, GA.
  • Chamra, L. M, Mago, P. J., Stone, N., & Oliver, J.4 (May 2006). Micro-CHP (Cooling, Heating, and Power) – Not Just a Scale Down CHP. ASME Power Conference, Paper No. PWR2006-88076, Atlanta, GA.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S.A. (Jan 2004). Frost Formation and Heat Transfer on a Cold Surface in Ice Fog. 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, AIAA Paper No. AIAA- 2004-0164, Reno, Nevada.
  • Mago, P. J. and Sherif, S. A. (Jun 2003). Thermodynamic Property Formulations of Super- saturated Air. 36th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, AIAA Paper No. AIAA-2003-3912, Orlando, FL.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (Jun 2003). Heat and Mass Transfer on a Cylinder Surface in Cross Flow under Supersaturated Frosting Conditions. 36th AIAA Thermophysics Confer- ence, AIAA Paper No. AIAA-2003-4192, Orlando, FL.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (Dec 2002). Coil Frosting and Defrosting Issues Near Saturated Conditions. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Role of Engineering Towards a Better Environment (RETBE’02), Vol. II, Alexandria, Egypt, 769-778.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (Aug 2002). Alternative Energy Conservation Technologies in Industrial Freezers Operating Under Frosting Conditions. Proceedings of the 37th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC), Washington, DC, Paper No. 20148.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (May 2002). Dynamics of Coil Defrosting Under Supersaturated Conditions. Proceedings of the 21st Southeastern Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Orlando, Florida, May 19-21, 2002. In Developments in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. XXI, ISBN 0-615-11944-1, Kassab, A.J., Nicholson, D.W., and Ionescu, I. (Editors), University of Central Florida (Rivercross Publishing, Inc.), Orlando, Florida, May 2002, pp. 589-599.
  • Mago, P. J. & Sherif, S. A. (Nov 2001). Modeling the Cooling Process Path of a Dehumid- ifying Coil Under Frosting Conditions. Symposium on Freezing and Melting Processes in Low Temperature Applications, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposi- tion (IMECE ‘2001), New York NY. In “Heat Transfer In Multiphase Systems.” Y. Jaluria (Editor), HTD-Vol. 369-2, pp. 379-395.
  • Mago, P. J. (Dec 2001). Sistema Híbrido de Enfriamiento de Liquido Secante Utilizado como Alternativa al Sistema Convencional de Aire Acondicionado. IV Congreso Científico de la Universidad de Oriente, Cumana, Venezuela.
  • Mago, P. J. (Dec 2001). Análisis Económico de la Utilización de un Sistema Híbrido de Enfriamiento de Liquido Secante en Aplicaciones Residenciales y Comerciales. IV Congreso Científico de la Universidad de Oriente, Cumana, Venezuela.
  • Mago, P. J. & Goswami, D. Y. (2001). A Study of the Performance of a Hybrid Liquid Desiccant Cooling System using Lithium Chloride. Proceedings of the International Solar Energy Conference. Forum 2001: Solar Energy: The Power to Choose, Washington, DC, 133-139.
  • Mago, P. J. and Goswami, D. Y. (2001). A Simulation Model and Software for the Performance Simulation of a Hybrid Liquid Desiccant Cooling System. Proceedings of the ASES Annual Conference and the National Passive Solar Conference. Forum 2001: Solar Energy: The Power to Choose, Washington, DC, 229-235.
  • Sherif, S. A., Mago, P. J., Al-Mutawa, N. K., & Theen, R. S. (Jun 2001). Psychrometric Theory Under Supersaturated Frosting Conditions. Proceedings of the 37th Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics Institute, California State University at Sacramento, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Reardon, F.H. and Ngo, T.D. (Editors), Sacramento, California, May 31-June 1, 2001, 177-188.
  • Mago, P. J., & Espinoza, H. (1997). Estudio Paramétrico del Desequilibrio Dinámico de Motores Alternativos. Segundo Congreso Nacional de Ingeniería Mecánica. (CONIN), Mérida, Venezuela.
  • Mago, P. J. (1997). Estudio de Falla de Encendido sobre la Regularidad de Giro de Motores de Cuatro Tiempos y Cuatro Cilindros. ASOVAC, Valencia, Venezuela.
  • Mago, P. J., & Espinoza, H. (1996). Estudio del Efecto de la Variación de la Presión de Descarga sobre la Regularidad de Giro de Compresores Alternativos de una Etapa y Cuatro Cilindros. Jornadas Científicas de Ingeniería Mecánica, JOCIME, Barcelona, Venezuela.