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EDUCATION
Ph. D. Mechanical Engineering, January 1999
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA

MS Mechanical Engineering, February 1990
Firat University, Elazig, Turkey

BS Mechanical Engineering, May 1987
Firat University, Elazig, Turkey
 


 
 
 
EMPLOYMENT 1999 Present.....Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey

Vice Dean, Engineering Faculty (since April 2000)
Acting Chair, Electrical & Electronics  Eng. Dep. (since Sept. 2001)
Chairman, Mechanical Engineering Department (April 1999-Sept.2000)
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department (since April 1999)

Sep 1994 - Feb 1999....Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA

Project Assistant: ME & Naval Research Lab
Teaching Assistant: Thermodynamics 104, Fluid Mechanics 231
Supervisor: Part-time (non-academic)

1988 1993.....Firat University, Elazig Turkey

Research Assistant
Teaching Assistant: Thermodynamics I-II, Instrumentation in Eng

July 1982 - March 1988.....Turkish National Railway Company, Elazig, Turkey

Mechanical Engineer /Workshop Shift Manager/Locomotive Licensed-Driver (non-academic)

 


 
 
 
COURSES TAUGHT
(as a Faculty)

Undergraduate Level
Thermodynamics I & II, Heat Transfer, Technique of HVAC, Experimental Instrumentation

Graduate Level
Advanced Thermodynamics, Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer
 


 
 
PROJECTS INVOLVED
As a project director
The Analysis of Floor-Heating System for Broiler Farms and Investigation of Its Usage On Broiler Performance, funded by Harran University, Sanliurfa / Turkey 

As a project assistant
Thermal oxidation of the thin films, funded by Naval Research Lab, Project Director: Fazil Erdogan, G. Whitney Snyder Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department, Lehigh University, Bethlehem/ Pennsylvania.

As an executive project assistant
Heat-pipe application for a parabolic-trough collector with solar tracking system, Project Director: Kazim Pihtili, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department, funded by Firat University, Elazig / Turkey.
 


AWARDS/
DISTINCTION
Post-Doctoral Fellowship by TUBITAK-NATO B Program for conducting research at MIT Hatsopoulos Fluid Lab., Cambridge, MA, USA

Ph.D. Scholarship* byTurkish Higher Educational Council for pursuiding graduate study at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA
*Achieved based on a nationwide selection examination (1994 - 1998).

Graduated with the third highest GPA out of 400 entrees in Faculty of Engineering and with the second highest GPA out of 80 entrees in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Firat University, Turkey (1987)
 


 
 
MEMBERSHIPS Sigma XI (since 1998)
Turkish Society of Thermal Science and Technique (since 1991)
Turkish Society Of Mechanical Engineers (since 1988)