Prof Ali Turan (BEng PhD) - personal details
Role: Chair In Thermodynamics Of Power Gen.
BEng. (Hons), University of Sheffield, 1975
PhD, Chemical Engineering and Fuel Technology, University of Sheffield, 1978.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sheffield, 1978-1979.
Staff Scientist, Science Applications Inc. (USA) , 1979-1981.
Head of Combustion Analysis and Project Engineer, Northern Research and Engineering Corporation (USA), 1981-1984.
Principal Research Scientist, Textron Defense Systems (formerly Avco Everett Research Laboratories) (USA), 1984-93.
Senior Consultant, Arthur D. Little Inc. (USA), 1993-1995.
Senior Principal Engineer, Solar Turbines Inc. (USA), 1996-99.
Technical Director of Combustion Engineering, Columbian Chemical Co.(USA), 2000-2002.
Academic Staff Member at UMIST 2002-2004. Professor of Thermodynamics Power Generation, University of Manchester since 2004.
Institute Related Activities:
Theme Leader for Environmental Technology for Advanced Aeropropulsion (UMARI)
SIG Leader for Energy and Multi-Physics