Research Center and University Visits in Germany and Belgium   Recently updated !

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 […]

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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).  

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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 […]

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Adnan Ozden

Adnan Ozden

Congratulations to Adnan Ozden (a recent graduate of DEU Mechanical Eng. Dpt.) for being accepted to the M.A.Sc. program in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department of University of Waterloo in Canada. He will also be a research assistant in the same department under the supervision of Prof. Feridun Hamdullahpur.   […]


Dr. David Ouellette’s post-doctoral fellowship

Dr. David Ouellette has started as a post-doctoral researcher in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Dokuz Eylul University on January 25, 2016. He will stay in Izmir for one year to conduct research on the ongoing direct methanol fuel cell projects.

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Dr. Farshid Zabihian’s Visit

Dr. Farshid Zabihian from the West Virginia University Institute of Technology (Montgomery, WV, USA) visited Dokuz Eylul University through the TUBITAK 2221 program. During his visit, he gave a seminar on his previous and ongoing research activities, discussed future collaboration opportunities on fuel cells and met with other colleagues in […]


Seminar – Metin Yaras

Prof. Metin Yaras (head of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of Carleton University) visited the Mechanical Engineering Department of Dokuz Eylul University and gave a seminar on the research activities of his department on October 27, 2015. Several MSc and PhD students as well as some faculty members […]

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2015 Graduates of Mechanical Engineering Department

Graduation Ceremony – 2015

Congratulations to all 2015 graduates of the Faculty of Engineering. Adnan Ozden graduated with the highest ranking among all students in the Faculty of Engineering and delivered the opening speech in the ceremony. Adnan Ozden and Onur Kadem graduated with highest honor (3.5<GPA<4) and received their awards. Adnan Ozden, Mustafa […]