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Prof Ali Turan (BEng PhD) - personal details

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Prof Ali Turan

Role: Chair in Thermodynamics of Power Generation

Tel: 0161 306-3712

Location: George Begg Building-C44
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




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