647. WE-Heraeus-Seminar

Dr. Colpan attended the WE-Heraeus-Seminar on ’Next Generation PEM Fuel Cells: Strategic Partnerships for Tackling Multiscale Challenges’, which was held between July 2nd – 5th , 2017 in Bad Honnef, Germany. He also presented the fuel cell activities in Dokuz Eylul university with a poster presentation titled ‘Advances in the […]


IEEES-9, Split, Croatia

We have attended the 9th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, which was held in Split, Croatia, between May 14-17, 2017. The following papers were presented orally: Atacan, O.F., Ouellette, D., Colpan, C.O. Three Dimensional and Two Phase Modeling of a Flowing Electrolyte – Direct Methanol Fuel Cell. 9th International Exergy, Energy […]


IHTEC-2017

Dr. C. Ozgur Colpan and Mustafa Ercelik attended the Second International Hydrogen Technologies Congress (IHTEC-2017), which was held in Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey between March 15-18, 2017. Mustafa Ercelik gave a presentation titled “Performance Investigation of Zirconium Hydrogen Phosphate / Sulphonated Polysulfone Composite Membrane Based DMFCs” in this conference.  


Technical Visit to Maxion Wheels

The Mechanical Engineering Student Society organized a technical trip to the Maxion Wheels production plant in Manisa on March 10, 2017. In this trip, the managers first gave presentations to introduce the company and their products. Then, visiting the production area, the engineers explained the manufacturing stages of the rims […]


Seminar Announcement – Dr. Ozgur Aydin

Dr. Ozgur Aydin (JSPS Fellow, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan) will give a seminar on “Elaboration of Spatially Varying Characteristic Properties in Microtubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells by Combining Experimental and Numerical Techniques” in the Seminar room of the Mechanical Engineering Department (1B11) on February 27, 2017 (Monday) at 10:30 […]


Research Center and University Visits in Germany and Belgium

Dr. Colpan and Dr. Ouellette visited The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) in Freiburg, Germany and The Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt -DLR) in Stuttgart, Germany. In both of these institutes, ongoing fuel cell research projects and future collaboration […]


Forschungzentrum Julich Visit

Dr. Can Ozgur Colpan has been at Forschungzentrum Julich, Institute for Energy and Climate Research IEK-3: Electrochemical Process Engineering (Julich, Germany) as a visiting researcher. He has been conducting research on the manufacturing, testing, and experimental characterization of the Flowing Electrolyte Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (FEDMFC) based on alternative materials. This research […]


WHEC-2016

Dr. Colpan and Dr. Ouellette attended the World Hydrogen Energy Conference (WHEC-2016), which was held in Zaragoza, Spain, between June 13-16, 2016. We presented two papers on the modeling of FE-DMFCs in this conference. We also made a test drive with Toyota Mirai (a fuel cell powered automobile).  


IEEES-8

We attended the 8th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium (IEEES-8), which was held in Antalya, Turkey, on May, 1-4, 2016. In this conference, we presented 8 papers on various topics including design, modeling, manufacturing and testing of direct methanol fuel cells, thermal modeling of various configurations of organic Rankine cycles, […]


Seminar – Dr. Akihiro Kushima

Dr. Akihiro Kushima (a Research Scientist in the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)) will give a seminar titled ‘In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy for Energy Storage Materials’ in the Seminar room of the Mechanical Engineering Department (1B11) on April 6, 2016 (Wednesday) at 10:30 am. All the […]