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Prof Ali Turan (BEng PhD) - personal details

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Prof Ali Turan

Role: Professor of Thermodynamics Power Generation

Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 3712

Location: Room C44, George Begg Building, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 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