Our new edited book on thermodynamic analysis and optimization of geothermal power plants has been just published.  Thermodynamic Analysis and Optimization of Geothermal Power Plants guides researchers and engineers on the analysis and optimization of geothermal power plants through conventional and innovative methods. Coverage encompasses the fundamentals, thermodynamic analysis, and optimization […]

New book on Geothermal Power Plants

Dr. Colpan received 2019 TÜBA-GEBİP Award (Outstanding Young Scientist Award) . His award was given by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the ceremony, which was held at the Presidential Complex on 30 December, 2019. TÜBA-GEBİP Awards have been given to outstanding young scientists in the fields of nature, engineering, health sciences […]


Dr. Colpan has received Middle East Technical University (METU) Mustafa Parlar Foundation’s Research Encouragement Award for 2019. For the list of award recipients: http://parlar.org.tr/2019-yili-odulleri/ 0

METU Mustafa Parlar Research Encouragement Award

The Mechanical Engineering Student Society organized a technical trip to TUPRAS in Aliaga, Izmir on November 29, 2019. Mechanical engineering undergraduate students of DEU and Dr. Colpan (as being the advisor of the society) attended this trip. The plant engineers gave a presentation on the refinery and the crude oil […]

Technical Tour to TUPRAS

The 15th Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle competition was held in Kocaeli Körfez Racing Circuit between September 15-19, 2019 with the participation of 70 teams. Dr. Colpan took a role in this organization as a Jury Member. Undergraduate students from the Mechanical Engineering Department of Dokuz Eylul University, Sera Ayten Çetinkaya, Duhan Çavuşoğlu , Eda Bülbül […]

15th Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle competition

Dr. Colpan was the guest of TRT Radyo1’s “Yarinin Dunyasi” (“Tomorrow’s World”) program, which was prepared by Hakan Özalpuk and broadcasted live at 3:30 pm on August 29, 2019. Dr. Colpan talked about the importance, production and usage of hydrogen as an energy carrier. 6+

Interview on Hydrogen Energy and Technologies at the TRT Radyo1

Dr. Colpan and his graduate students have attended several conferences in 2019 to present their research works. The papers presented so far in these conferences are listed below: 8th Global Conference on Global Warming, April 22-25, 2019, Doha, Qatar Konur, O., Korkmaz, A.S., Erdogan, A., Colpan, C.O., Saatcioglu, O.Y. Heat Exchanger […]

Conferences – 2019

Dr. Colpan serves as a member of the Advisory and Evaluation Board of the TUBITAK Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle Competition. On April 13, 2019, he gave a seminar on fuel cell design and manufacturing to the students who attended the training program at TUBITAK TUSSIDE in Gebze. Powerpoint File 0

Seminar on Fuel Cell Design and Manufacturing

Prof. Ziad Saghir (Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada) will give a seminar titled “From Ground Base Experiment to the International Space Station (ISS): Lessons Learned” in the Seminar room of the Mechanical Engineering Department (1B11) on March 1, 2019 (Friday) at 10:30. All the faculty members, research assistants […]

Seminar Announcement – Prof. Ziad Saghir

Global Conference on Global Warming-2018 (GCGW-2018) was held in Wyndham Grand Izmir Ozdilek, Izmir, Turkey between June 24-28, 2018. Hosted by Dokuz Eylul University (DEU), GCGW-2018 was a multi–disciplinary international conference on all aspects of global warming including its evidence, causes, impacts and potential solutions. 230 people from 24 different countries […]

Global Conference on Global Warming-2018