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Massimo Cimmino
B.Ing. (Polytechnique), Ph.D. (Polytechnique)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Modelling and simulation of building energy systems
  • Heat pumps
  • Refrigeration
  • Renewable energy (geothermal, solar)
  • Porous media
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1001 Construction engineering and management
  • 2100 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • 2107 Modelling, simulation and finite element methods
  • 2303 Other sources of energy (solar, wind, etc.)

Publications

Recent publications
Journal article
Cimmino, M. (2021). An approximation of the finite line source solution to model thermal interactions between geothermal boreholes. International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 127, 5 pages. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2021.105496
Journal article
Cupeiro Figueroa, I., Cimmino, M., Drgoňa, J. & Helsen, L. (2021). Fluid temperature predictions of geothermal borefields using load estimations via state observers. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 14(1), 19 pages. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/19401493.2020.1838612
Journal article
Prieto, C. & Cimmino, M. (2021). Thermal interactions in large irregular fields of geothermal boreholes: the method of equivalent boreholes. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 14(4), 446-460. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/19401493.2021.1968953
Journal article
Prieto, C. & Cimmino, M. (2021). Transient Multipole Expansion for Heat Transfer in Ground Heat Exchangers. Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 27(3), 253-270. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/23744731.2020.1845072

Supervision at Polytechnique

COMPLETED

  • Master's Thesis (3)

    • Kere, J. (2021). Prédiction d’économies d’énergie de bâtiments après rénovation par la modélisation basée sur les données (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/9741/
    • Lallam, W. (2020). Analyse énergétique d'un système de pompe à chaleur transcritique au CO2 pour le chauffage combiné (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/5259/
    • Alex, L. (2019). Modélisation et commande prédictive de pompes à chaleur géothermiques résidentielles auto-assistées (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from https://publications.polymtl.ca/3886/