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Assistant Prof. Beni Cukurel


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Assistant Prof. Beni Cukurel

Faculty:

Aerospace Engineering


Main energy field:

Energy Conservation


About:

Ph.D. 2012 Purdue University Mechanical Engineering.
M.S.M.E 2008 Purdue University Mechanical Engineering.
B.S.M.E 2005 Purdue University Mechanical Engineering.


Research Area in Energy:

Energy Conservation Advanced Combustion and Energy Savings Micro Gas Turbine Performance Assessment and Enhancement

Non-Intrusive Measurement Technique Development.

Energy Conservation Efficient Buildings Thermal Performance Assessment of Coatings through Measurement Technique Development.

Energy Storage and Conversion Fuel Cell Technologies High Efficiency Heat Exchange Technologies for utilizing fuel cells as a heat source .

Renewable Energy Sources Solar Thermal Energy Efficient Steam Turbine and High Efficiency Heat Exchange Technologies.


Research Interests:

High Efficiency Heat Exchange Technologies.
Micro Gas Turbine Performance Assessment and Enhancement.
Measurement Technique Development.


Selected Publications:

Cukurel, B., Arts T., “Local Heat Transfer Dependency on Thermal Boundary Condition in Ribbed Cooling Channel Geometries”, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 135, No. 10, 2013.

Cukurel, B., Selcan, C., Arts T., “Film Cooling Extraction Effects on the Aero-Thermal Characteristics of Rib Roughened Cooling Channel Flow”, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 135, No. 2, 2013.

Cukurel, B., Acarer, S., Arts T., “A Novel Perspective to High Speed Cross-Hotwire Calibration Methodology”, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 53, pp. 1073-1085, 2012.

Cukurel, B., Arts, T., Selcan, C., “Conjugate Heat Transfer Characterization in Cooling Channels”, Journal of Thermal Science, Vol.21, No.3, 2012.

Cukurel, B., Selcan, C., Arts T., “Color Theory Perception of Steady Wide-band Liquid Crystal Thermometry”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 39, pp. 112-122, 2012.

Cukurel, B., Lawless, P.B., Fleeter, S., “Experimental Transonic Centrifugal Compressor Investigation: Loading Effects on Deterministic Diffuser Velocity Fields” AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol.27, No.2, 2011.

Cukurel, B., Lawless, P.B., Fleeter, S., “Particle Image Velocity Investigation of a High Speed Centrifugal Compressor Diffuser: Spanwise and Loading Variations” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 132, No.2, 2010.