Biography of S. Kakaç, Professor Mechanical Engineering
S. Kakaç

EDUCATION:

Dip-Ing Technical University of Istanbul, Turkey, 1955.

SM Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959.

SM Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, 1960

Ph.D University of Manchester,England, 1965

TEACHING:

Heat Transfer, Thermal and Fluid Design, Thermodynamics, Energy Conversion Systems.

RESEARCH:

Forced convection, Cooling of Electronics, two-phase flow instabilities in boiling flow systems, Heat Exchangers Energy related problems.

PROJECTS:

Two-phase flow instabilities, Theoretical and experimental; Transient forced convection; Electronic cooling, Fuel cells, Heat transfer in microchannels, Bioheat.

EXPERIENCE:

1990-1998 Chairman, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Miami

1982-Present Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Miami

1980-1982 Visiting Professor, University of Miami
1960-1982 Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Tehnical University

1974-1975 Visiting Professor, University of Miami

1990-1991 Visiting Professor, University of Munich, Germany

HONORS:

-U.S. Eisenhower Fellowship, for training in the field of peaceful uses of Nuclear Energy, 1958-1960

-UNESCO Fellowship, 1963-1965

-Turkish Nuclear Forum Science Award. (1987)

-Alexander von Humboldt Distinguished Science Award for Senior U.S Scientists, 1989

-Science Award of the Association of Turkish-American Scientists, 1994

-ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award, 1997

-The ICHMT(Int. Center Heat and Mass Transfer) Fellowship Award, 1997

-Consulting professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University, P.R.China

-Honorary Professor of shanghai Intitute of Electric Power, P.R.China

-The Doctor Honor's Causa, University of Ovidius, Romania, 1998

-Service Medal Presented by the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1998

-Foreign Member of the Academy of Sciences of Russian Federation,1998

-Memeber of the Turkish Academy of Sciences, 1999

-The Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Reims, France, 1999

-Distinguished Service Award (TUBITAK) presented by the President of Turkey, 2000

-Honorary Professor of  Engineering College at the Ghandi Institute of Technology and Management, 2001
-ASME Fellow

SERVICE:

-Editor, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

-Member, Scientific council of the International Center for Heat and Mass Transfer.

-Member, Editorial Advisory Board of the International Journal of Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science.

-Member, Editorial Advisory Board of the Int. Journal Mass Transfer and Int. Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer

-Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Int. J. Hybrid Methods in Engineering

-Associate Editor-in Chief, Int. Journal of Thermal Science-Revue Cenerale de Thermique

-Member of the Editorial Board of the J. the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Engineering

LANGUAGE:

Turkish, German, French

OPPORTUNITIES:

Single-phase forced convection, laminar and Turbulent, Two-phase flow instabilities, Electronic cooling, Fuel cells, Heat exhangers, Bioheat, Heat transfer in microchannels and energy related problems

Sponsored:

-Two-phase Flow Boiling and Condensation Instabilities in Tubes funded by National Science Foundation

-Transient Forced Conversion in Ducts and cooling of Electronics (Experimental-Theoretical), funded by National Science Foundation

Non-Sponsored:

-Heat exchanger optimization, Bioheat Heat transfer, Heat Transfer in Microchannels

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