Micro- and Nanoscale Energy Transport and Conversion Research Group

 

 

 

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Tuba Okutucu Özyurt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

 

CV and Publication list in Turkish

CV and Publication list in English

 

 

Address:

Department of Mechanical Engineering, A-143

Middle East Technical University

06800, Ankara, Turkey

 

Phone: +90.312.210.2575

E-mail: okutucu at metu.edu.tr 

 

Education:

Ph.D., ME, Northeastern University, Boston, USA, 2005

M.S., ME, METU, 1999

B.S., ME, METU, 1997

 

Research interests:

 

·         Heat transfer at the nano- and microscale;

·         Electronics/optics cooling;

·         Experimental investigation of nanofluid behavior in microchannels;

·         Radiative heat transfer;

·         Energy harvesting: Thermophotovoltaics.

 

NEW! FUNDING IS AVAILABLE

For my TUBİTAK 1001 Project titled “Near Field Radiation Experiments in Thermophotovoltaic Enegy Harvesting Systems”, I am looking for undergraduate and graduate students. Contact me: okutucu at metu.edu.tr  

 

Available Thesis Topics

In 2017-2018 Fall Semester, I will accept full time graduate students to work on the following thesis topics:

1.      Experimental investigation of micro evaporator and micro condenser performance of a vapor compression refrigeration cycle.

2.      Experimental study on nanoscale thermophotovoltaic energy harvesting.

3.      Experimental investigation of nanofluid flow in microchannels.

Graduate Students:

Ph.D. Candidates:

Murat Baki

Elif Begüm Elçioğlu (co-advisor: Dr. Pınar Mengüç)

Aziz Koyuncuoglu (co-advisor; advisor: Dr. Haluk Külah)

 

Ph.D. Students:

Eyüp Can Baloğlu (co-advisor: Dr. Zafer Dursunkaya)

 

 

M.S. Students:

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Past Graduate Students:

Dr. Murat Yıldırım (co-advisor, advisor: Dr. Zafer Dursunkaya), M.S.  ME 2009

Dr. Nazlı Dönmezer (co-advisor: Dr. Pınar Mengüç), M.S. ME 2009

Seyfettin Yıldız (co-advisor: Dr. Rüknettin Oskay), M.S. ME 2010

Aziz Koyuncuoğlu (co-advisor: Dr. Faruk Arınç), M.S. ME 2010

Göker Türkakar, M.S. ME 2010

Yüksel Yüksel (co-advisor: Dr. Rüknettin Oskay), M.S. ME 2010

Can Koral (co-advisor: Dr. Hakan Altan), M.S. MNT 2012

K. Özgen Birol (co-advisor: Dr. Rüknettin Oskay), M.S. ME 2012

Zafer Artvin (co-advisor: Dr. Pınar Mengüç), M.S. MNT 2012

Dr. Yavuz Selim Kayserilioğlu (co-advisor; advisor: Dr. Rüknettin Oskay), Ph.D. ME 2013

N. Yiğit Özsaçmacı (co-advisor: Dr. Rüknettin Oskay), M.S. ME 2014

Dr. Rahim Jafari (co-advisor: Dr. Özgür Ünver), Ph.D. ME 2015

Dr. Mustafa Ocak (co-advisor, advisor: Dr. Cüneyt Sert), Ph.D. ME 2016

Erdem Dursunkaya, M.S. ME 2016

Eylül Şimşek, M.S. ME 2016

Göker Türkakar, Ph.D. ME 2016

Eyüp Can Baloğlu (co-advisor: Dr. Zafer Dursunkaya), M.S. ME 2016