Erdal Cetkin, PhD                   

Associate Professor     

Izmir Institute of Technology

Izmir, Turkey

Phone: +90(232) 750-6713

E-mail:  erdalcetkin@iyte.edu.tr

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 2011-2013

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 2009-2010

Bachelor of Science, Kocaeli University, Kocaeli, Turkey, 2003-2007

Announcements

Constructal law and Second law Conference 2017 will be held in Bucharest, Romania, May 15-16, 2017, web page:

http://clc2017.eu/

Awards, fellowships and distinctions

· “The constructal-law physics of why swimmers must spread their fingers and toes” was appeared in national and international media, 2012.

· "Natural constructal emergence of vascular design with turbulent flow" has been selected for the June 15, 2010 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, 2010.

· Graduate study abroad scholarship from Turkish Ministry of Education, 2008.

· Graduate study scholarship from the scientific and technological research council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 2008.

· Second place in Izocam National Insulation Contest, Turkey, 2007.

Research Interests : Vascularized structures, Constructal law, Self-cooling, Self-healing, Heat transfer enhancement.

Research group

Research group in Iztech

· Turgay Coşkun, PhD student

· Onur Yenigün, PhD student

· Eylem Çetin, MSc student

· Alessandro Oliani, Visiting MSc student (September 2014—March 2015, graduated)

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