The 14th Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle competition was held in Kocaeli Körfez Racing Circuit between August 6-12, 2018 in three different categories: Electromobile, Hidromobile and Autonomous. Dr. Colpan took a role in this organization as the consulting and evaluation committee member. 0

Efficiency Challenge Electric Vehicle Competition


Dr. Colpan and his graduate students attended several conferences in 2018 to present their research works. The papers presented in these conferences are listed below: 3rd International Hydrogen Technologies Congress, March 15-18, 2018, Alanya, Turkey Atacan, O.F., Ouellette, D., Yilmaz, D., Yaman, P., Colpan, C.O. Mathematical Modeling of a Flowing Electrolyte-Direct […]

Conferences – 2018


The third international hydrogen technologies congress (IHTEC-2018) was organized in Asia Beach Resort & SPA Hotel.  We presented the following four papers with oral presentations. Synthesis and Characterization of Electrocatalyst with Graphene and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Support Material – Guvenc Umur Alpaydin, Elif Damla Arica, Yilser Devrim, C. Ozgur Colpan […]

IHTEC-2018 and Fuel Cell Workshop in Alanya



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 […]

647. WE-Heraeus-Seminar


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 […]

IEEES-9, Split, Croatia


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.   0

IHTEC-2017



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 […]

Technical Visit to Maxion Wheels


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 […]

Seminar Announcement – Dr. Ozgur Aydin


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 […]

Research Center and University Visits in Germany and Belgium



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 […]

Forschungzentrum Julich Visit


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).   0

WHEC-2016


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, […]

IEEES-8