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 Academic Activities

1965-1967 :

Teaching Assistant, METU, Mechanical Engineering Department

1967-1970 :

UNESCO Scholar for Ph.D. studies. Research on" Unsteady Flow in Compressor Systems".

July 1970 :

Instructor in the Mechanical Engineering Department METU.

June 1971-May 1975 :

Assistant Professor in the Mech. Eng. Dept. of METU.

1971-1973 :

Project Director " Unsteady Flow in Two Stage Reciprocating Compressors",supported by the Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)

1972-1974 :

Post doctorate researcher, Collaborative research on compressor Simulation with the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Thermo- Fluids Division Supported by British Council

May 1975 :

Associate Professor in the Field of Gas Dynamics, Mechanical Engineering Department, METU

June 1978-January 1979 :

Visiting Professor in Denmark Technical University Energiteknik Laboratory, Denmark

1978-1995 :

Member and National Coordinator NATO-AGARD 'Propulsion and Energetics Panel' (PEP) 

1978-1980 :

Working group member, AGARD-PEP, WG 12 "Through Flow Calculations in Turbomachines".

1979-1987 :

Working group member, AGARD-PEP, WG 15 "Uniform Engine Testing".

1979-1985 :

Project coordinator, "Uniform Engine Testing Program" of AGARD-PEP, and Turkish Air Force.

1979-1995 :

Standing committee member, AGARD-PEP SC 02 "Rocket and Ramjet Technology".

1979-1980 :

Consultant to Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). Defense Research and Development Institute

1979-1980 :

Project Director, "Three Dimensional Flow in Turbomachines" supported by TÜBİTAK.

May 1981 :

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, METU.

1982-1987 :

Project Manager, NATO-AGARD PEP T18 " Losses and Deviations in Axial Flow Compressors" with Iowa State University, USA and Vrije University Brussels Belgium.

1983 :

Host Nation Coordinator of AGARD-PEP 62nd Meeting.

1983-1984 :

Director of the NATO-ASI on Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics of Turbomachinery.

1984-1985 :

Program Committee Chairman of AGARD Conference on "Smokeless Propellants", 12-13 September 1985, Florence, Italy.

1985-1986 :

Program Committee Member of AGARD Conference on "Transonic and Supersonic Phenomena in Tubomachines", 10-12 September 1986, Munich, Germany

1987 :

Founder of Aerospace Design Technology Group (ADTG) of METU.

1986-1987 :

Program Committee Member of AGARD Conference on "Advanced Technology for Aero Gas Turbine Components", 4-8 May 1987, Paris, France.

1988-1989 :

Program Committee Member of the AGARD Symposium on "Unsteady Aerodynamic Phenomena in Turbomachines", 4-8 September 1989, Luxembourg.

1990-1992 :

Chairman of AGARD AHC 73-1 on Combat Aircraft Noise" 

Aug. 1990-Aug. 1991 :

Senior Resident Research Fellow, Naval Postgraduate School, Aeronautics and Astronautics Dept., Turbo propulsion Laboratory, Monterey, CA, USA

1990-1991 :

Program Committee Member of the AGARD Symposium on "CFD Techniques in Propulsion Applications", 27-31 May 1991, San Antonio, USA.

1991-1993 :

Consultant to the ROKETSAN Company

1992 Oct.   :

Host National Coordinator of AGARD-PEP 80th meeting in Turkey

1993-1994 :

Program Committee Member of the AGARD Symposium on "Environmental Aspects of Rocket and Gun Propulsion", 29 Aug.-2 Sep. 1994. Aelesund, Norway.

1993-1994 :



 2006 -     :


Lecture Series Director of AGARD LS 195 on "Turbomachinery Design Using CFD”

Lectures on Globalization and Technology management in Turkish Military Academy and Middle East Technical University, and Science, Technology and Society in Bilkent University


  • Thermodynamics I 
  • Fluid Mechanics I and II, Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Gas Dynamics and Advanced Gas Dynamics
  • Fluid Machinery and Turbomachinery
  • Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Globalization and Technology Management