International Conference on Clean Energy-2014

I was the technical chair of the International Conference on Clean Energy-2014 (ICCE-2014), which was held in Istanbul, Turkey during June 8-12, 2014. Around 400 people attended and 700 papers were presented. The technical program included keynote talks, special talks, oral presentations, poster presentations, and a panel discussion session. There was also networking coffee breaks and […]

ICCE-2014

TUBITAK Scholarship for a MSc Student

A MSc scholarship (1500 TL/month) is available for a TUBITAK funded Project, in the area of fuel cell modeling. The student must start the MSc in the Thermodynamics Program of the Dokuz Eylul University in September, 2014 at latest. Please send your CV and transcript to ozgur.colpan [at] deu.edu.tr to apply.


NATO ARW in Tbilisi

I attended the NATO Advanced Research Workshop “Nuclear Radiation Nanosensors and Nanosensory Systems” in Tbilisi, Georgia on March 6-9, 2014 with an invited talk. This workshop was organized by Georgian Technical University; and the main organizers were Prof. Paata J. Kervalishvili and Dr. Archil A. Chirakazde. Several talks on nanotechnology methods for nuclear radiation sensors preparation, […]

Tbilisi

Wind Turbine by Onuray Halis

Some of the projects presented in the Undergraduate Research Day (2013-2014 Fall Term) [Poster]

  • Thermodynamic Analysis of Gumuskoy Geothermal Power Plant (Omer Katirci)

Gumuskoy Geothermal Power Plant

  • Design and Manufacturing of a Wind Turbine and Studying the Effect of Number of Blades on the Performance (Onuray Halis)

Wind Turbine by Onuray Halis 

  • Numerical Analysis of Air Flow and Heat Transfer in Domestic and Commercial Refrigerators (Enes Samed Em and Mustafa Dugral)

Refrigerator_Modeling_Samed_Mustafa

  • Hydrogen Production Using Photovoltaic Cells through Electrolysis of Water (Ahmet Tosun and Ferhat Armutcuoglu)

  •  Design and Manufacturing of a Viscosity Measurement Device (Muhittin Kursun, Ugur Kiracbedel, Zulal Kizilaslan, Bener Kubat, Erdem Cemil Kurt, and Eray Nalcaci) 


Sabanci University and TUBITAK-MAM visits

Dr. Colpan gave a seminar on experimental and modeling studies of fuel cells at Sabanci University (invited by Dr. Ali Kosar). He also visited the laboratories at this University and Tubitak-Marmara Research Center (Tubitak-MAM).  

Sabanci University

From left to right: Cihan Ozalevli, Omer Katirci,  Gokhan Fidan, Ozgur Colpan, Anil Erdogan, Duygu Melek Cakici, Mustafa Ercelik

Geothermal Power Plant Visit

We visited a geothermal power plant in Aydin. There is an ongoing project on integrating parabolic solar trough collectors to the existing plant to enhance the plant’s performance.  


A Vision of Students Today

One of the videos that I like related to the most important characteristics of students today.