About Umit Koylu

Education

  • University of Michigan Ann Arb, Doctor of Philosophy, 1992

Professional links

Professional Affiliations
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Combustion Institute
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Sigma Xi Honor Society

Umit Koylu

Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engin
290A Toomey Hall

573-341-6601 | koyluu@mst.edu | Personal site

Education

  • University of Michigan Ann Arb, Doctor of Philosophy, 1992

Professional links

Professional Affiliations
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Combustion Institute
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Sigma Xi Honor Society

Biography

Academic Positions:

- Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Missouri S&T (2011-date)
- Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Missouri S&T (2000-2010)
- Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Florida International University (1996-2000)
- Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Yale University (1995-1996)
- Research Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1992-1994)

Research

Research interests

Conventional Energy (combustion, IC engines, coal power plants, fluid and heat transport), Alternative Energy (characterization of solid oxide fuel cells, modeling of fuel cells, hydrogen technologies, alternative fuels, clean coal technologies), Environmental Science & Technology (air pollutants, particulates, measurement techniques), Various Fields (synthesis of nanoparticles, laser diagnostics, fire safety, thermal engineering)

Publications

Journal Publications
  • S. K. Vudumu and U. O. Koylu, "Computational Modeling, Validation, and Utilization for Predicting the
    Performance, Combustion and Emissions Characteristics of Hydrogen IC
    Engines," Energy 36: 647-655 (2011).
  • I. D. Kellogg, U. O. Koylu, and F. Dogan, "Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Bi-layer Anode with Gadolinia-Doped Ceria for
    Utilization of Solid Carbon Fuel," Journal of Power Sources 195: 7238-7242
    (2010).
  • S. F. Rodgers, S. K. Vudumu, U. O. Koylu, S. L. Murray, and S. E. Grasman, "Hydrogen Safety in Power Generation Applications," Journal of the
    American Society of Safety Engineers 55: 39-44 (2010).
  • Y. Teng, U. O. Koylu, D. E. Hagen, and P. D. Whitefield, "Performance of the Mobility Sizing Technique Relative to Independent
    Diagnostics for the Characterization of Polydisperse Soot Aggregates,"
    Combustion Science and Technology 181: 1526-1548 (2009).
  • J. W. Sheffield and U. O. Koylu, "A Rural Hydrogen Transportation Test Bed," International Journal of
    Hydrogen Energy 34: 6000-6004 (2009).
  • I. D. Kellogg, U. O. Koylu, V. Petrovsky, and F. Dogan, "Effectiveness of Anode in a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell with Hydrogen/Oxygen
    Mixed Gases," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 34: 5138-5143
    (2009).
  • S. K. Vudumu and U. O. Koylu, "Detailed Simulations of the Transient Hydrogen Mixing, Leakage and
    Flammability in Air in Simple Geometries," International Journal of
    Hydrogen Energy 34: 2824-2833 (2009).
  • I. D. Kellogg, U. O. Koylu, and F. Dogan, "Performance of Single-Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," Assessment of
    Hydrogen Energy for Sustainable Development (Edited by J. W. Sheffield),
    Springer, pp. 123-134 (2007).
  • I. D. Kellogg, F. Dogan, T. Suzuki, U. O. Koylu, H. U. Anderson, and V. Petrovsky, "Single-Chamber SOFC Operating with Hydrocarbon-Air and Hydrogen-
    Oxygen Gas Mixtures," Electrochemical Society Transactions 7: 971-980
    (2007).
  • M. F. Chandler, Y. Teng, and U. O. Koylu, "Diesel Engine Particulate Emissions: A Comparison of Mobility and
    Microscopy Size Measurements," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute
    31: 2971-2979 (2007).
  • A. Neer and U. O. Koylu, "Effect of Operating Conditions on the Size, Morphology, and Concentration
    of Sub-micron Particulates Emitted from a Diesel Engine," Combustion and
    Flame 146: 142-154 (2006).
  • Y. Teng and U. O. Koylu, "Optical Sizing of Aggregated Particles: Computational Development of a
    Two-angle Laser Scattering Technique," Applied Optics 45: 4396-4403
    (2006).
  • B. Yang, B. Hu, and U. O. Koylu, "Mean Soot Volume Fractions in Turbulent Hydrocarbon Flames: A
    Comparison of Sampling and Laser Experiments," Combustion Science and
    Technology 177: 1603-1626 (2005).
  • B. Yang and U. O. Koylu, "Detailed Soot Field in Turbulent Non-premixed Ethylene/Air Flame From
    Laser Scattering and Extinction Experiments," Combustion and Flame 141:
    55-65 (2005).

Awards and recognition

Awards

Honors and Awards
  • School of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award 2004
  • University Outstanding Teaching Award 2003
  • Silver Slide Rule Award for Teaching Excellence, Pi Tau Sigma 2002, 2005
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award 1999

Course information

Distance courses

2020 Fall Semester