Publications and Presentations

Robertson L J & Munoz A (2017) "System configuration contributions to vulnerability: with applications to connected personal devices" IEEE Technology and Society magazine. March 2017 volume 36 no 1

Robertson L J (2015 “Consultant/specifier practice paper for Wood Fuelled Industrial and Commercial Heating Systems” for Venture Southland, adopted by BANZ and EECA.

Robertson L J (2013) “Technological vulnerability: parameters and definitions”. Presented at International symposium for next generation infrastructures, Wollongong NSW, Oct 2013

Powerlines, Issue 24, regarding Northern Negros geothermal power project

Letter to New Scientist, Jan 2014

Personal Submission on NZ Constitutional arrangements

Presented paper “Technological vulnerability: parameters and definitions" at conference. International symposium for next generation infrastructures (2013). 3 Oct 2013

IEEE Technology and Society magazine, Issue titled “Risk, Complexity, and Sustainability”. Vol 32 Number 2, Summer 2013. Introduction to special section, page 12 “Risk, Complexity and Sustainability”. Lindsay Robertson & Katina Michael

Robertson L J (2010). "From societal fragility to sustainable robustness:some tentative technology trajectories". Technology in Society 32 (2010), pp. 342-351. DOI: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2010.10.012
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Robertson L J (2007). Network/Data Layer Messaging Protocol for Stand-Alone, Free-Field Communications Systems. QEX. 242 pp33-38

Energy use in dairy processing Section 1: "World standard energy practice". R S Nicol, N Kydas, L J Robertson Bulletin of the International Dairy Federation 401/2005. Energy use in dairy processing: Section 4: "Heat recovery systems". H Hanneman & L J Robertson. Bulletin of the International Dairy Federation 401/2005. Energy use in dairy processing: Section 5: "Monitoring and targeting". L J Robertson. Bulletin of the International Dairy Federation 401/2005.

Energy use in dairy processing: Introduction. L J Robertson (2005). Bulletin of the International Dairy Federation 401/2005.

Paper "A missing link" in 2/2004 issue of "Stimulus". Posted 23 May 2004

Robertson L J (2004) Energy and greenhouse gas issues: impacts on food engineering in New Zealand. p135ff. In Proc. Joint SCENZ/FEANZ/SMNZI conference 2004 "Engineering Revolutions". 2 July 2004. Ed CJR Verbeek. Held Waikato University, Hamilton.

Simulation and experiment of the unsteady heat transport in the onset time of nucleation and crystallization of ice from the subcooled solution. Qin G F, Zhao J C, Russell A B, Chen X D, Chen J, Robertson L J (2003) International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 46(17), 3221-3231. Pub: Elsevier.

Ice fouling on a subcooled metal surface examined by thermo-response and electrical conductivity. Qin G F, Russell A B, Chen X D, Robertson L J (2003) Journal of Food Engineering. 59(4), 421-429. Pub: Elsevier.

Dairy industry perspectives on methane emissions and production from cattle fed pasture or total mixed rations in New Zealand. L. J. Robertson & G. C. Waghorn. (July 2002). Peer reviewed paper presented at Society of Animal Production conference.

"Prospective energy alternatives". White S D & Robertson L J. 12 April. 2002. Australian Dairy Manufacturer's Environmental Forum. (Invited presentation by Dr Stephen D White, CSIRO Energy Tech).

Non-product operations, services and waste handling. Robertson L J (2001). Mechanisation and Automation in Dairy Technology. Ch.12: pp.318-339. Pub: Sheffield Academic Press. Ed: Tamine A Y, Law B A.

Robertson L J, Gilmour I A & Young G A D (1998) "Cogeneration spreadsheet simulator - A design and education tool" Paper presented at IAST conference, Mexico (Check details)

Large (acknowledged) contribution to paper "Culinary steam in the Dairy Industry" by D B Weston. Dairy Technology Oct1998P11

Presented lecture/workshop on "Energy management in the NZ dairy industry" to 4th year Energy Management Students at Otago University Physics dept. 30 Sept 98 .

Acknowledged as peer reviewer of "Compliance monitoring and emission testing discharges to air" (ref page ii) Published by Ministry for the environment POBox 10362 Wellington NZ (August 1998)

Jointly prepared paper "Alternative technologies for water heating" with Don Cleland, Roger Kallu (ECNZ) & P M Strack for presentation at DIANZ Engineering Section meeting, July 1998.

Presentation "Energy in our future environment" Dairy technology conference, 18June98. Palmerston North science centre auditorium

Contributed material for article "An overview of refrigeration research within the Environmental Research program of the New Zealand Dairy Research Institute" IRHACE journal V9N1 Jan/Feb97 P25

Arranged, and presented key paper at seminar "Energy targeting and monitoring for the NZ dairy industry" held at Airport Plaza hotel, CHRISTCHURCH, 7 May 1997. Attended by representatives of almost all NZ dairy companies

Presented paper "Ethanol from dairy waste" at "Application of bioenergy technologies" conference. Sheraton, Rotorua. Organised by EECA/FRI.13 Mar 96

Presented paper "Transcritical CO2 heat pumping in the dairy industry" to industry, ECNZ and University personnel, in Wellington on 8March1996

Presented paper entitled "Establishing a (more) sustainable technological and economic basis for heat recovery and reuse" at the 1995 IPENZ conference, held in Palmerston North. 13 Feb 1995 (16:00 - 16:20).

Robertson L J (1994) Cogeneration in the NZ Dairy Industry. Electrical Industry. June/July 1994. p 11

Presented paper entitled "Emerging technologies for Milk Powder" to the "Milk Powders for the Future II" conference, 6 July 1994.

Process integration study of a milk powder plant. Robertson L J, Baldwin A J (1993) Journal of dairy research. Vol.60:327-338

Robertson L J (1993) Cogeneration revisited. Dairy Technology, 7, (1) p3.

Presented paper "Cogeneration experiences - The Users view" to a seminar entitled "Cogeneration potential in the food and dairy industry". Seminar organised by the Cogeneration Association of NZ. 17 Nov 1993.

Contributed to "Pinch technology and process integration" seminar run by the Professional Development unit of the Continuing education section of the University of Canterbury. Reference Mr Ian Gilmour. October 14/15 1992

Stress analysis vital in dairy industry. Robertson L J (1992). Dairy Technology, 6, (3) p4

Energy cost control. Robertson L J (1991) Summary of proceedings. Dairy Industry Conference 1991 (Confidential presentations). Pub: New Zealand Dairy Research Institute.

Boiler economisers. Robertson L J (1991) Dairy Technology, 5, (1) p12.