About Me


CAN OZGUR COLPAN

Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
Dokuz Eylul University
Tinaztepe Yerleskesi, Buca, Izmir, 35397, Turkey
E-mail: ozgur.colpan [at] deu.edu.tr

           
Biographical Sketch

Prof. Can Özgür Çolpan is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Dokuz Eylül University in Izmir, Turkey. He has conducted research in the field of fuel cells and hydrogen and the mathematical modeling of integrated energy systems. He serves as Board Member in the Turkish Hydrogen Technology Association and Advisory Board Member in the TÜBİTAK “Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle”. He has worked as conference chairman, technical chair and organizing committee member in many conferences. In 2019, he won the Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award (TUBA-GEBIP) and METU Professor Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation’s Research Encouragement Award.

Education

Year(s) Degree Department Academic Institution Thesis Title (click link to download)
2005 – 2009 Ph.D. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Carleton University Thermal Modeling of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Based Biomass Gasification Systems
2003 – 2005 M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering Middle East Technical University Exergy Analysis of Combined Cycle Cogeneration Systems
1999 – 2003 B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering Middle East Technical University

Academic Appointments

Year(s) Academic Title Department Academic Institution
2019 – Present Full Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University
2013 – 2019 Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University
2012 – 2013 Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University

Research Experience

Year(s) Position Department Institution
2019 – Present Full Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University
2013 – 2019 Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University (Izmir, Turkey)
2016 Visiting Researcher Institute for Energy and Climate Research IEK-3: Electrochemical Process Engineering Forschungzentrum Julich (Julich, Germany)
2013 Visiting Scholar Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA, USA)
2012 – 2013 Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University (Izmir, Turkey)
2010 – 2012 Post-doctoral Fellow Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Ryerson University (Toronto, ON, Canada)
2009 – 2010 Post-doctoral Fellow Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Carleton University (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
2008 – 2009 Visiting Researcher Institute for Chemical Process and Environmental Technology National Research Council of Canada (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
2005 – 2009 Research Assistant / PhD Student Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Carleton University (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
2003 – 2005 MSc Student Mechanical Engineering Department Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey)

Teaching Experience

Year(s) Position Department Institution
2019 – Present Full Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University
2013 – 2019 Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University
2012 – 2013 Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering Dokuz Eylul University
2012 Sessional Lecturer Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Ryerson University
2010 Sessional Lecturer Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Carleton University
2005 – 2009 Teaching Assistant Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Carleton University

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