Undergraduate Students


Some of the undergraduate research projects that are/were carried out under the supervision of Dr. C. Ozgur Colpan are shown below.

Current Students:

Name (s) Year(s) Project Title Achievements/Awards/etc.
  Ecem Binaoğlu

Tuğçe Duranay

 2016 Experimental investigation of the effect of mixing method on the homogeneity and the fuel cell temperature on the performance of direct methanol fuel cells
  Alper Can İnce

M.Gizem Bayrakdar

 2016-2017  Thermodynamic Modeling of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell System
  Aytuğ Serhat Akpak

Meriç Kütük

 2016-2017  Design and Testing of a Maglev Train Based on Solar Panel and Reversible PEM Fuel Cell
  Ceyda Günay 2016-2017  Mathematical Modeling and Exergetic Optimization of a Parabolic Trough Solar Collectur  – Co-authored a paper in a conference proceedings.

Previous Students:

Name (s) Year(s) Project Title Achievements/Awards/etc.
Yağmur Nalbant
Hasan Kıyık
2015-2016 Investigating the effect of different catalyst coating methods on the performance of direct methanol fuel cells – First prize in the Mechanical Engineering Graduation Projects Competition of Dokuz Eylul University
– Supported by Tubitak 2209/A (TL 2500)
– Co-authored a paper in a conference proceedings.
Süleyman Eser
Muhammet Turgut
Zeliha Çoşkun
2015-2016  Design of a hybrid vehicle based on a reversible PEM fuel cell and a solar panel  -Produced a fuel cell hybrid vehicle prototype
Emre Apa 2015-2016 Bio inspired flow field design and numerical analysis for direct methanol fuel cells  – Supported by Tubitak 2209/A (TL 2500)
 Adnan Ozden and Mustafa Ercelik Adnan Ozden
Mustafa Ercelik
2014-2015 Manufacturing and testing of direct methanol fuel cells with different methods – First prize in the third traditional interdisciplinary project competition organized by the Faculty of Engineering of Dokuz Eylul University
-Second prize in the undergraduate research projects competition organized by the TMMOB Mechanical Engineering Chamber – Izmir Branch
– Supported by Tubitak 2209/A (TL 2500)
– Co-authored a paper in a conference proceedings.
 Onur Kadem and Deniz Eker Onur Kadem
Deniz Eker
2014-2015 Design, manufacturing, and testing of a direct methanol fuel cell stack – Third prize in the undergraduate research projects competition organized by the TMMOB Mechanical Engineering Chamber – Izmir Branch
– Supported by Tubitak 2209/A (TL 2500)
– Co-authored a paper in a conference proceedings.
 Kubra Ozalp and Huseyin Kaman Kubra Ozalp
Huseyin Kaman
2014-2015 Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Analysis of Electrochemical Systems  – Supported by Tubitak 2241-A (TL 4000)
– Second prize in the undergraduate research projects competition organized by the TMMOB Mechanical Engineering Chamber – Izmir Branch
– Collaborated with Inci Aku.
 Gokhan Fidan and Anil Erdogan Anil Erdogan
Gokhan Fidan
2014-2015 Design and analysis of a shell and tube heat exchanger in an organic Rankine cycle – Supported by Tubitak 2209/A (TL 2000)
– Co-authored a paper in a conference proceedings.
From left to right: Bilal Özen, Tarık Özbilgin, Özgür Çolpan, and Enes Yeğin Tarık Özbilgin
Enes Yeğin
Bilal Özen
2013-2014 Manufacturing of the membrane electrode assembly of a direct methanol fuel cell – Supported by Tubitak 2209/A (TL 2000)
– Receipent of the honorable mention award of the undergraduate research projects competition organized by the TMMOB Mechanical Engineering Chamber – Izmir Branch
Faruk Atacan and Ugur Gencalp Faruk Atacan
Uğur Gençalp
2013-2014 Thermodynamic analysis of Pakmaya cogeneration system – Collaborated with the managers, engineers, and technicians of the company to get data and draw the process flow diagram.
– Solved the thermodynamic equations using EES.
Omer Katirci Omer Katirci 2013-2014 Thermodynamic analysis of Gumuskoy geothermal power plant – Established collaboration with the Gumuskoy power plant managers and engineers in getting thermodynamic data
 Onuray Halis Onuray Halis 2013-2014 Design and manufacturing of a small wind turbine – Manufactured the first small wind turbine of the thermodynamic lab and studied the effect of the number of blades in the performance
 Mustafa Dugral and Enes Samed Em Enes Samed Em
Mustafa Dugral
2013-2014 Numerical analysis of air flow and heat transfer in domestic and commercial refrigerators – Collaborated with Klimasan in getting the geometry and operating data of a commercial refrigerator

 

 

 

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