|Biography of S. Kakaç, Professor Mechanical Engineering
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
Heat Transfer, Thermal and Fluid Design, Thermodynamics, Energy Conversion Systems.
Forced convection, Cooling of Electronics, two-phase flow instabilities in boiling flow systems, Heat Exchangers Energy related problems.
Two-phase flow instabilities, Theoretical and experimental; Transient forced convection; Electronic cooling, Fuel cells, Heat transfer in microchannels, Bioheat.
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
-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
-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
Turkish, German, French
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
-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
-Heat exchanger optimization, Bioheat Heat transfer, Heat Transfer in Microchannels