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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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).
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
Dr. David Ouellette has started as a post-doctoral researcher in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Dokuz Eylul University on January 25, 2016. He will stay in Izmir for one year to conduct research on the ongoing direct methanol fuel cell projects.