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


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 […]

Seminar – Dr. Akihiro Kushima


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.   […]

Adnan Ozden