Prof. Dr. Şenol BAŞKAYA

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Prof. Dr. Şenol BAŞKAYA obtained his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Gazi University, Turkey, in 1988. He became a research assistant in the same department in 1989 and completed his M.Sc. thesis in 1991. He earned his PhD degree in 1996 from the University of Strathclyde, UK. He became an assistant professor at Gazi University in 1997, and was appointed as an associate professor in 1999. Finally he became a full professor in 2005 at the same department. Between the years 1998-2000 he acted as the vice-chair of the department. For the J. of Thermal Science and Technology he has been the Associate Editor in the years 1998-1999, and between 2002-2004 a member of the Board of Editors. Between the years of 2004-2010 he was the Editor in Chief for the J. of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University. In 2008 he was appointed as the Head of Gazi University Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering, and continued until the year 2013. He was also the Coordinator of the EUF-CAMPUS EUROPAE for the engineering faculty between 2008 and 2013. Between the years of 2009-2012 he was the GEÇER Research Center Assistant Director and Director. Prof. Dr. Şenol BAŞKAYA continued his industrial R&D projects with a company founded by himself at Gazi University Technopark between 2011 and 2014. His scientific work can be summarized as: more than 70 international paper publications (over 50 SCI), over 40 domestic publications, supervised over 30 graduate postgraduate studies, and accomplished more than 25 research projects funded by DPT, TUBITAK, BAP, San-Tez and other organizations. His publications received over 700 citations. Since 1988 Prof. Dr. Şenol BAŞKAYA has been a member of the GEÇER Research Center, during this time he joined over 100 industrial projects. In the years of 2014/15 he was a member of the Advisory Board of TUBITAK’s USETEG committee. His research areas include heat transfer, boilers, white goods sector applications, electronic cooling, room ventilation, computational fluid dynamics, numerical modeling, fluid jets, renewable energy sources, HVAC&R, energy systems, boilers, LDA and PIV research.

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