Prof. Turgay IBRIKCI
Department of Electronics Engineering, Cukurova University, Turkey
Speech Title: The big data with bioinformatics
Biography: Prof. Turgay IBRIKCI is a full professor in Cukurova University, he has been working for Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering more than 20 years. Within the last twenty years, he has successfully published more than 70 articles. His main research topics include MATLAB, Machine Learning, Classification, Clustering, Pattern Recognition, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Computational Intelligence, Algorithms, DNA, Image Processing.
Prof. Shuenn-Yih Chang
Department of Civil Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Biography: Shuenn-Yih Chang received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1995. Prior to joining National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, in 2002, Shuenn-Yih Chang was an associate research fellow of National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE). His research focuses on the structural dynamics and earthquake engineering. His work addresses on the dynamic testing of large-scale earthquake resistant structures, including the developments of novel pseudo- dynamic techniques. He is also of great interest in the design of accurate and efficient computational methods for dynamic problems of contemporary engineering interest. He has published more than one hundred refereed journal articles since 1988.
Prof. Muslum Arici
Department of Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
Speech Title: Modelling of Phase Change Process of PCM and Different Techniques to Enhance Melting Rate
Biography: Müslüm Arıcı is a faculty member in Thermodynamics and Heat Technique Division of Mechanical Engineering Department of Kocaeli University, Turkey. He completed Diploma Course at von Karman Institute, Belgium in 2007. He received PhD degree from Kocaeli University in 2010. He worked in Fluid Mechanics Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Spain in 2014 and 2016-2017 as a visiting professor. His research fields of interest are Numerical Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Phase Change Materials, Nanofluids, Solar Energy and Thermal Energy Storage Systems.
Abstract: Energy storage via latent heat form is favorable since a large amount of energy can be stored in a given volume, and charging and discharging process takes place in a narrow temperature range. Thus, there is a fast growing interest in the application of phase change materials in various engineering fields, which can be easily revealed by a quick literature survey. However, simulation of phase change process requires a high computational cost particularly for the charging process (melting) as the convection currents play a significant role in the heat transfer whereas during the discharging process (solidification) conduction prevails the heat transfer. In this talk, some challenges for the accurate modelling of melting process will be mentioned. Furthermore, the outcome of some attempts to overcome the drawback of the low thermal conductivity of commonly used phase change materials which beats the energy storage efficiency and limits its application area where fast charging or discharging is crucial will also be presented.