Center for Sustainable Energy

Past Publications


Duffy, J.J., H. Campbell, E. Sanz, and E. Kern, 1988, "Expert System Design of Stand-Alone PV Systems for Export," IEEE PV Specialists Conference Proceedings, Las Vegas, September.

Duffy, J.J., 1989, "Uncertainty in Passive Solar Systems Analysis," Fourteenth National Passive Solar Conference Proceedings, Denver, June.

Duffy, J.J., and S.L. Frye, 1989, "An Expert-System-Based PV Sizing Method for Minimum Cost," ASES Annual Meeting Proceedings.

Duffy, J.J., and S.L. Frye, 1990, "Optimal Control of Stand-Alone Photovoltaic Systems," ASES Annual Conference Proceedings.

Duffy, J.J., 1990, "A New Sizing Tool for Buildings with High Solar Fractions, Coupled with a New Irradiation Database," (invited paper) Proceedings of ISES Conference: Evolution of External Perimetral Components in Bioclimatic Architecture, Milan, Italy.

Duffy, J.J., and D. Duffy, 1990, "A Developmental Model Approach to Curriculum Design," New England Regional Conference of the Amer. Soc. of Engineering Education.

Duffy, J.J., J. Wiehagen, and W. Berg, 1991, "Sensitivity of PV Batteries to Environmental and Operational Parameters," ISES Solar World Congress Proceedings, Denver, CO.

Duffy, J.J., 1991, "A Design Tool for Determining Collector and Storage Sizes for Passive and Active Space Heating Systems," ISES Solar World Congress Proceedings, Denver, CO.

Bourque, K., and J.J. Duffy, 1992, "Building Thermal Parameter Estimation Using System Identification and Short-Term Tests," National Solar Conference Proceedings, Amer. Solar Energy Soc., June.

Wijesooriya, P., and John Duffy, 1992, "Stand-Alone PV System Sizing Based on Both Solar and Reliability Uncertainties," ASES Annual Meeting Proceedings.

Gebrgeorgis, Yohannes, and J.J. Duffy, 1993, "Amorphous PV Degradation and Recovery in Equatorial Countries," Proceedings ASES Annual Meeting, Wash. D.C.

Saunders, D.H., J.J. Duffy, F. Luciani , W. Clarke, D. Sherman, L. Kinney, and N. Karins, 1994, "Measured Performance Rating Method for Weatherized Homes," ASHRAE Transactions and ASHRAE Annual Meeting, January.

Gouveia, B., and J.J. Duffy, 1994, "Empirical Estimation of Ground and Overall Heat Loss Coefficients in Small Buildings," Proceedings ASES Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA.

Duffy, J.J., and D. Duffy, 1994, "EASNE Workshop on Cooperative Learning," (invited 3-hour workshop), for the Engineering Academy of Southern New England, UNH, September 30.

Duffy, D., and J.J. Duffy, 1995, "Tuning Up Your Class for Better Mileage: Assessment Tools for Optimal Student Performance" (invited presentation), Assess the Success Conference, Beverly, MA, May 5.

Duffy, J.J., and S. Pigg, 1995, "Short-Term Methods for Predicting and Tracking Savings" (invited workshop), Affordable Comfort 95 Conference, Philadelphia, March 29.

Duffy, J.J., 1995, "Short-Term Monitoring: Measured Performance Rating System" (invited 3-hour tutorial), Affordable Comfort 95 Conference, Philadelphia, March 31.

Duffy, J.J., 1995, "Winterizing an Electric Bus for New England." Solar/Electric Vehicle Symposium, Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, November.

Duffy, J.J., 1995, "Electric Buses in the Northeast," (invited) Worcester Transit Management Association.

Duffy, J.J., 1995, "Cooperative Learning," Brown Bag Seminar, Council for Teaching and Learning, UML.

Covell, P., R. Hansen, and J. Martin, “The Role of Government Subsidies and Private Investment in Rural Development”.  International Conference on Economics and Politics of Energy, Miami Beach, 1995, Plenum.

Martin, J., “Notes on the International Conference on the Economics and Politics of Energy, International Conference on Economics and Politics of Energy”, Miami Beach, 1995, Plenum.

Apfelbaum, H. J.  “In Search of Cow Gas—Could US Learn from India Sustainable Energy Practices,” Farm Times, Ruppert, ID, 1995.

Kamara, J., J. Martin, et al., 1995, “A Sustainable Energy Program for the Republic of Cape Verde,” Proc. International Solar Energy Society Conference, Zimbabwe.

Martin, J., “Global Perspectives in Energy,” 1995, Proc. International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology.

Martin, J., and C. Leal, 1996, “The Virtue of the Mean:  A Rational Coal Policy for Southern Brazil,” III Congreso Nacional de Energia, Chile.

Regan, T., J. Martin, 1996, A Diffuse Enhancer for a Thermophotovoltaic Energy Converter,” patent application by UML Research Foundation.

Regan, T., J. Martin, J. Ricobono, J. Ludman, 1995, “Holographic Enhancement of Thermal Conversion,” Proc. First Int’l. Photovoltaic Conf., Hawaii.

Duffy, J., 1996, "Solar Race Cars at U Mass Lowell," invited dinner speaker at monthly regional SAMPE meeting.

Duffy, J.J., M. Reinhardt, and C-H. Chien, 1996, "Passive Solar Heating of an Electric Bus," National Solar Conference Proceedings, Amer. Solar Energy Soc., April.

Duffy, J.J., 1996, "First Year Student Apprentices Teamed with Seniors in 'Real' Engineering Projects," American Society of Engineering Education New England Section Spring Meeting, Tufts U., April.

Duffy, J.J., 1996, "First Year Student Apprentices Teamed with Seniors in Capstone Projects," Lilly Conference on College Teaching, UNH, September and Mass. Faculty Development Consortium, Holy Cross U., November.

Duffy, J.J., M. Reinhardt, and C-H. Chien, 1996, "Winterizing an Electric Vehicle: A Systems Approach," Solar/Electric Vehicle Symposium, Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, September.

Duffy, D., J. Kleinman, J.J. Duffy, and S. Bassett, 1997, "Like a Bridge over Troubled Water: Integrating Service-Learning into College Classrooms," Mass. Faculty Development Consortium, Holy Cross U., November.

Reinhardt, M., and J.J. Duffy, 1998, "Passive Solar Design and Test Methods Applied to Electric Vehicles," Annual National Solar Conference Proceedings, American Solar Energy Society.

Raudales, R., D. Villanueva, C. Munger, and J.J. Duffy, 1998, "Solar Coffee Dryers," Annual National Solar Conference Proceedings, American Solar Energy Society.

Hande, H., J. Martin, and J.J. Duffy, 1998, "A Model for Sustainable Rural Solar Electrification in India," Annual National Solar Conference Proceedings, American Solar Energy Society.

Chien, H.-C., I. Merker and J.J. Duffy, 1998, "Solar Thermal System for Heating Electric Buses," Annual National Solar Conference Proceedings, American Solar Energy Society.

Duffy, J.J., 1998, "Using Service-Learning To Promote Solar Learning," Annual National Solar Conference Proceedings, American Solar Energy Society.

Duffy, Donna, and J. Duffy, 1998, Keynote address for a service-learning conference for the Colleges of the Fenway in Boston.

Duffy, D., J.J. Duffy, and J. Kleinman, 1998, Workshop at the New England Faculty Development Conference on assessment.

Duffy, D., and J.J. Duffy, 1998, Workshop (invited) at Kennebec Valley Technical College in Maine on service-learning (Campus Compact).

Duffy, D., and J.J. Duffy, 1999, Workshop (invited) at the Community College of Rhode Island on assessment.

Duffy, J.J., and D. Duffy, 1998, Presentation (invited) for the UML College of Engineering faculty on assessment.

Duffy, J.J., Workshop (invited) at the 1999 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference on service-learning in engineering (with several other faculty, sponsored by Campus Compact)

Duffy, J.J., 1999, "Service-Learning in a Variety of Engineering Courses," American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Duffy, J.J., 1999, three-day workshop on solar engineering for the Caribbean (invited), Catholic University of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Duffy, J., P. Soper, S. Prasitpianchai, D. Villanueva, L. Alegria, and A. Rux, 1999, "PV Systems for Remote Villages:  Service-Learning and Communal Sharing," National Solar Energy Conference, Annual Meeting of the American Solar Energy Society.

Villanueva, D., and J.J. Duffy, 1999, three-day workshop in Malvas, Peru on photovoltaic charging stations for high school teachers, sponsored by UML, July.

Duffy, D., and J.J. Duffy, 1999, "Examples of Service-Learning in Higher Education," West Virginia Higher Education Service-Learning Symposium, U of Charleston (sponsored by Campus Compact).

Duffy, J., 2000, "Service-Learning in U Mass Lowell courses," invited address, U Mass Lowell Faculty Conversations Dinner.

Duffy, D., Jones, J., and J. Duffy, 2000, Workshop on effective teaching, University of St. Maarten, Island of St. Maarten, March.

Duffy, J.J., E. Tsang, and S. Lord, 2000, "Service-Learning in Engineering:  What, Why, and How?" American Society of Engineering Education 2000 Conference, June.

Duffy, J., 2000, “The Future of Solar Energy,” invited seminar, National Engineering University (UNI), Lima, Peru, August. 

Duffy, J., 2000, Two-day workshop in Cochapeti, Peru on photovoltaic charging stations for high school teachers, sponsored by UML, August.

Duffy, J., 2000, Workshop at the hospital in Huarmey, Peru on solar systems for remote medical clinics, for medical doctors and nurses, sponsored by UML, August.

Duffy, J.J., 2000, “Solar Systems in Remote Peruvian Villages,” Mechanical Engineering Department Seminar, September.

Duffy, J.J., 2000, “The Impact of Technology on Villages in Peru,” invited seminar for honors students, UML, October.

Hande, H.H., and J.J. Duffy, 2001, “A Model for Sustainable Rural Electricification with Photovoltaics,” National Solar Energy Conference, Annual Meeting, American Solar Energy Society, April.

Reinhardt, M., and J.J. Duffy, 2001, “Optimization Methods for Alternative Energy System Design,” National Solar Energy Conference, Annual Meeting, American Solar Energy Society, April.

Duffy, J., 2001, two-day workshop, discussion leader (invited), on service-learning in engineering, Purdue U., May.

Duffy, J., A. Krish, and K. Tupper, 2001, Two-day workshop in Raypa, Peru, on photovoltaic principles, charging stations, and experiments for students, for teachers, sponsored by UML, July

West, C., and J.J. Duffy, 2002, “Collaboration at U Mass Lowell:  Growing Fish and Growing Students,” invited presentation, CFCI, U Mass Lowell, April. 

Duffy, D., and J.J. Duffy, 2002, “Introduction to Service-Learning:  What, Why, and How,” (invited) Massachusetts Campus Compact Conference, April 4, U Mass Amherst.

Shapiro, D., J. J. Duffy, M. Kimble, and M. Pien, 2002, “ Solar-Powered Regenerative PEM Electrolyzer/Fuel Cell System,” Proceedings of the 2002 National Solar Energy Conference, Annual Meeting, American Solar Energy Society.

Duffy, J.J., 2002, “Peru Project and the Rotary,” (invited) Chelmsford Rotary, September.

Oakes, W., and J.J. Duffy, 2002, “Service-Learning in Engineering,” Workshop (invited), Campus Compact, Nov. 5, MIT.

Oakes, W., J. Duffy, T. Jacobius, P. Linos, S. Lord,  W. W. Schultz,  and A. Smith, 2002, ” Service-Learning in Engineering,” Frontiers in Education Conference, American Society of Engineering Education, Nov.

Duffy, D., and J.J. Duffy, 2002, “Service, Stories, and Scholarship: Course Portfolios,” invited workshop, Campus Compact National Summit on Civic Engagement, Nov., Providence, RI.

Duffy, J.J., 2003, “Peru Project:  An Update,” (invited) Chelmsford Rotary, February and October.

Duffy, J.J., 2003, “Peru Project:  An Update,” (invited) Lowell Rotary, March.

Duffy, D., and J.J. Duffy, 2003, “Civic Engagement, Stories, and Scholarship,” invited workshop, Mesa Community College, AZ, March.

Duffy, J.J., 2003, “Engineering Examples of Service-Learning,” invited panel presentation, Practice-Oriented Education, International Conference, Northeastern U., April.

Ananthachar, V., and J.J. Duffy, 2003, “Efficiencies of Hydrogen Storage Systems Onboard Fuel Cell Vehicles,” Annual National Solar Conference, American Solar Energy Society, June, Austin, TX.

Das, A., J.J. Duffy, and M. Kimble, 2003, “Heat Transfer Improvement for a 4 kW Regenerative PEM Electrolyzer/Fuel Cell System,” Annual National Solar Conference, American Solar Energy Society, June, Austin, TX.

Suwapaet, N., and J.J. Duffy, 2003, “Design Tool for Reliable Solar Systems,” Annual National Solar Conference, American Solar Energy Society, June, Austin, TX.

Hart, J., M. MacDonald, S. Montminy, and J.J. Duffy, 2003, “Drinking Water Purification System for Remote Villages Utilizing Ultraviolet Radiation and Photovoltaics,” Annual National Solar Conference, American Solar Energy Society, June, Austin, TX.

Munger, C., and J.J. Duffy, 2003, “Monitored Efficiency of a Combined Photovoltaic and Thermal Solar Collector,” Annual National Solar Conference, American Solar Energy Society, June, Austin, TX.

Duffy, J., 2003, “The Peru Project,” invited presentation, Dracut Rotary, September 30.

Duffy, J., 2003, “Examples of Service-Learning in Engineering,” invited address to faculty, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, October 22.

Duffy, J., 2003, “Optimization of Village Infrastructure for Development:  Peruvian Aquaculture,” invited poster presentation, Developmental Marketplace, World Bank, Washington, DC, Dec. 1-2.

Duffy, J., 2004 “Service in Science, Engineering, and Math:  Developing the Equations,” Discussant and session chair (invited), Demonstrating the Public Value of Higher Education:  A Northeast Regional Campus Compact Conference, April 15, Worcester, MA.

Duffy, J., 2004, “Village Empowerment:  Peru Project,” invited presentation, joint meeting of UML Councils on Diversity and Pluralism, CITA, and Teaching and Learning, May 10. 

Bhattacharjee, U., and J. Duffy, 2005, “Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard: Impacts of financial incentives on residential owners of photovoltaic system,”  2005 Solar World Congress, International Solar Energy Society.

Duffy, J.J., 2005, “Village Empowerment :  Sustainable Solar Solutions, 2005 Solar World Congress, International Solar Energy Society, August, Orlando, FL.

Suwapaet, N., and J. Duffy, 2005, “Optimal Reliability Design Method for Remote Solar Systems,” 2005 Solar World Congress, International Solar Energy Society (poster), August, Orlando, FL.

Diarra, N., and J. Duffy, 2005, “A New Design Method for PV Pump System Optimization,” 2005 Solar World Congress, International Solar Energy Society, August, Orlando, FL. 

Aurora, P., and J. Duffy, 2005, “Solar Hydrogen Fuel Cell Modeling,” 2005 Solar World Congress, International Solar Energy Society, August, Orlando, FL.

Duffy, J., 2005, “Sustainability in International Service-Learning Projects,” “Village Empowerment:  Peru Project,” invited presentations, Engineers for a Sustainable World National Annual Conference, U. Texas.

Duffy, J., 2006, “Village Empowerment:  Peru Project Service-Learning,” invited course presentation, Penn State. 

Duffy, J., 2006, “SLICE:  Service-Learning Integrated throughout a College of Engineering,” invited presentation, NSF Conference on Service-Learning in Engineering, National Academy of Engineering, DC, May.

Duffy, J., 2006, Village Empowerment Project,” invited presentation Merrimack Valley Venture Forum, Lowell, MA, December.

Duffy, J., 2007, “Village Empowerment Service-Learning Project,” invited seminar, Ill. Inst. Tech., Chicago, March.

Duffy, J., 2007, “Village Empowerment:  Peru Project,” invited presentation, Boston University, March. 

Duffy, J., 2007, “Solar Systems for Developing Countries,” invited presentation, MIT Energy Forum Thought Leaders Seminar, March. 

Duffy, J. and five students, 2007, subjects in “Village Empowerment Partnership,” video produced by Jane Pikor, Emerson College, for the MA Campus Compact Carter Award Presentation, April, 

Duffy, J., 2007, “Sustainability in International Service-Learning Projects,” invited presentation and panel discussion, Engineers Without Borders International Annual Conference, U Mass Amherst, April. 

Duffy, J., 2007, invited presentation and session chair, “Recruiting, Developing and Guiding Faculty as Team Project Coaches,” Best Practices of Interdisciplinary Team Project Programs Conference, Ill. Inst. Tech., Chicago, April. 

Duffy, J., 2007, “Village Empowerment:  Toward Sustainability in International Service-Learning Projects,” workshop, annual conference of the Community College National Center for Community Engagement, Phoenix, May. 

Barrientos, J., U. Bhattacharjee, T. Martinez, and J. Duffy, 2007, “Green Buildings in Massachusetts:  Comparison between Actual and Predicted Energy Performance,” Annual Meeting American Solar Energy Society.

Heredia, M., and J. Duffy, 2007, “Photocatalytic Destruction of Water Pollutants using a TiO2 Film in PET Bottles, Annual Meeting American Solar Energy Society.

Dubro, P., and J. Duffy, 2007, “Dye Indicator for the Effectiveness of TiO2 Water Purification,” Annual Meeting American Solar Energy Society.

Duffy, J., 2007, “Village Empowerment Project:  Collaboration with Indigenous Peoples,” invited presentation, Tohono O’odham Community College, Sells, AZ. 

Bhattacharjee, U., C. Lin, R. Williams, and J. Duffy, 2008, Solar Energy Education with Service-Learning:   Case Study of a Freshman Engineering Course, Annual Meeting American Solar Energy Society.

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