Ahmet YOZGATLIGIL, Ph.D. 

 

Middle East Technical University

department of mechanical engineering, ankara, turkey

                                                                                                                                                           

 

                                                           

                                                                                               

             PHONE:               +(90)312.210.5269
    
                       E-MAIL:               ahmet.yozgatligil@gmail.com

 

 

·        Tenure Track Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University, Ankara, TURKEY,   December 2006- present

 

·        Research Associate,  University of Maryland, Department of Mechanical Engineering,  February 2005- August 2006

     

Designing and building a small scale reactor to generate nanoparticles from which new composite materials will be formed and from which specialized toxicological studies will be conducted.  

 

·        Guest Researcher, National Institute of Standards and Technology, February 2005- August 2006

 

Conducting specialized experiments to understand the growth rate of carbon based nanoparticles.

 

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D Thesis Topic       :  Burning and Sooting Behavior of Ethanol Droplet Combustion under Microgravity Conditions

            

Masters Thesis Topic  : Determination of the Size of the Air Pollution Across Turkey

            Created by the Vehicles in the Land Transport Sector

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • George Hill, Jr. Endowell Fellowship for Academic Achievement, 2003
  • Lee Smith Fellow 2003
  • Best Poster Award – Drexel University Research Day 2001
  • Honorable Mention- Drexel University Research Day 2004
  • Honorable Mention- Drexel University Research Day 2003

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Publications:

 

  1. Zhu, J., Lee, K.O, Yozgatligil, A., Choi, M.Y., (2005) “Effects of Engine Operating Conditions on Morphology, Micro Structure and Fractal Geometry of  Light-Duty Diesel Engine Particulates”, Proceedings of Combustion Institute 30, Pages 2781-2789.

 

  1. Yozgatligil, A., Park, S.H., Choi, M.Y., Kazakov, A., Dryer, F.L., (2004), “Burning and Sooting Behavior of Ethanol Droplet Combustion under Microgravity Conditions”, Combustion Science and Technology, Volume 176, Issue 11, Pages 1985-1999.

 

  1. Manzello, S.L, Yozgatligil, A., Choi, M.Y., (2004), “Sootshell Formation in Microgravity Droplet Combustion”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 47, Issue 24, November 2004, Pages 5381-5385.

 

  1. Urban, B.D., Ernst, L.F., Kroenlein, K., Kazakov, A., Dryer, F.L., Yozgatligil, A.,   Shor, L., Choi, M.Y., Manzello, S.L., Lee, K.O., and Dobashi, R., (2004), “Sooting Behavior of Ethanol Droplet Combustion at Elevated Pressures under Microgravity Conditions”,  International Journal of Microgravity Science and Technology, 15 (3): 12-18.

 

  1. Yozgatligil, A., Park, S.H., Choi, M.Y., Kazakov, A., Dryer, F.L., (2007), “The Influence of Oxygen Concentration on the Sooting Behavior of Ethanol Droplet Flames in Microgravity Conditions”, Proceedings of Combustion Institute (31),  in press.

 

  1. Manzello, S.L, Lenhert, D.B., Yozgatligil, A., Donovan, M.T., Mulholland, G.W.,  Zachariah, M.R.,  and Tsang, W. (2007) “Soot Particle Size Distributions in a Well Stirred Reactor / Plug Flow Reactor”, Proceedings of Combustion Institute (31),  in press.

 

Conference and Proceedings:

 

  1. Manzello, S.L, Lenhert, D.B., Donovan, M.T., Mulholland, G.W.,  Yozgatligil, A., Zachariah, M.R.,  Measurement of Soot Particle Size Distributions from a Well Stirred Reactor-Plug Flow Reactor, AAAR Annual Conference, October 17-21, 2005, Austin TX.

 

  1. Lenhert, D.B.,  Manzello, S.L., Yozgatligil, A.,  Zachariah, M.R.,  Measurement of Soot Particle Size Distributions from a Well Stirred Reactor-Plug Flow Reactor,  Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Fall 2005 Technical Meeting - University of Central Florida

 

  1.  Mehl, M.,  Cuoci, A.,  Faravelli, T.,  Ranzi, E., Kazakov, A., Dryer, Yozgatligil, A., Park, S.H., Choi, M.Y “Combustion of ethanol fuel droplets in microgravity conditions”,  Annual Meeting of the Institute of Liquid Atomization and Spray System,  Orleans, France, Sep 5-7, 2005.

 

  1. Yozgatligil, A., Park, S.H., Choi, M.Y., “The Effect of Inert Substitution on Ethanol Droplet Combustion in Microgravity”,  4th Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, The Combustion Institute, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, March 20-23 (2005).

 

  1. Yozgatligil, A., Choi, M.Y., Manzello, S.L., (2003), “Sootshell formation in microgravity droplet combustion”, Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion.

 

  1. Yozgatligil, A., Pfau, D., Choi, M.Y., Kazakov, A., Dryer, F.L., (2003), “Measurement of Burning and Sooting Behavior of Ethanol Droplets under Microgravity Conditions”, Proceedings of the Third Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of the Combustion Institute.

 

  1. Lee, K.O., Zhu, J., Ciatti , S., Yozgatligil, A., Choi, M.Y., (2003) “Size, Graphitic Structures and Fractal Geometry of Light-Duty Diesel Engine Particulates”, SAE Fall Powertrain and Fluid Systems Conference & Exhibitions, SAE Paper 03FFL-243, SAE Fall Powertrain & Fluid Systems Conference, October 27-29, 2003, Pittsburg, PA, USA

 

  1. Yozgatligil, A., Choi,M.Y., Kazakov, A., Dryer, F.L., Manzello, S.L., Dobashi, R., (2003), “Ethanol Droplet Combustion at Elevated Pressures and Enhanced Oxygen Concentrations”, AIAA-2003-1147, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 6-9, 2003.

 

  1. Yozgatligil, A., Choi, M.Y., Dryer, F.L., Kazakov, A., Dobashi, R., (2003), “Experiments and Model Development for the Investigation of Sooting and Radiation Effects in Microgravity Droplet Combustion”, Proceedings of 7th International Workshop on Microgravity Combustion and Chemically Reacting Systems.

 

  1. Choi, M.Y., Yozgatligil, A., Kazakov, A., Dryer, F.L., Ferkul, P., (2001) “Sooting and Radiation Effects in Microgravity Droplet combustion”, AIAA-2001-5045 Conference and Exhibit on International Space Station Utilization - 2001, Cape Canaveral, FL, Oct. 15-18, 2001

 

  1. Urban, B.D., Ernst, L.F., Kroenlein, K., Kazakov, A., Dryer, F.L., Yozgatligil, A, Shor, L., Choi, M.Y., Manzello, S.M., Lee, K.O., and Dobashi, R., (2001), “Initial Observations of Soot Formation During   Ethanol Droplet Combustion at Elevated Pressures”,  Proceedings of the Second Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of the Combustion Institute.

 

  1. Choi, M.Y., Yozgatligil, A., Dryer, F.L., Kazakov, A., Dobashi, R., (2001), “Experiments and Model Development for the Investigation of Sooting and Radiation Effects in Microgravity Droplet Combustion”, Proceedings of 6th International Microgravity Combustion Workshop.

 

  1. Yozgatligil, A., Bayka A. D., (2000), “Statistical Modeling and Analysis of Emission Behavior of Vehicles in Turkey”, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference - Applied Simulation and Modeling.

 

 

 

 

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