Biography

Emrah Özahi was born in Gaziantep in 1979. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Gaziantep. In 2002, he graduated from University of Gaziantep, Department of Mechanical Engineering with a degree. After working in the private sector until 2004, he started his academic life as research assistant at University of Gaziantep, Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2005. In 2006 and 2011, he obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Gaziantep, Mechanical Engineering Department, respectively.

He served as an assistant professor in the same department between 2012 and 2015. In April 2015, he was awarded with the title of Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering by the Head of Inter-University Council. In 2015 he was appointed as an associate professor at University of Gaziantep, Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is currently teaching at the same university and continues his academic work. Between 2013-2016, he served as vice president of the department. Since 2016, he is a member of Gaziantep University Intern Committee (İTAK). Since 2016, he has been a module consultant for the University-Industry Cooperation Unit at Gaziantep University’s Target TTO. In international and nationally respected journals, many scientific studies have been published in the fields of energy, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.

His main research interests are Flow Dynamics in Pipelines, Flow Dynamics in Packed Beds, Flow Measurement and Calibration, Time-Dependent Pipe Flows, Laminar to Turbulent Transition in Time-Dependent Pipe Flows, Waste-to-Energy, Renewable Energy and Fluidized Beds. There are many breakthroughs in the framework of university-industry collaboration and many referees and observers in various TEYDEB projects. At the same time, he conducts many scientific research projects supported by the University BAP unit and TUBITAK. He is a member of many prestigious scientific associations. He is married and father of two daughters.

Administrative Duties

  • Present2017

    Faculty Board Member

    Board Member of Engineering Faculty

  • Present2016

    GAUN ITAK

    Intern Engineering Follow-up Board Member

  • Present2016

    GAUN TARGET TTO

    University-Industry Cooperation Unit Module Consultant

  • 20162013

    Mechanical Engineering Department

    Deputy Head of Mechanical Engineering Department

Academic Positions

  • Present2015

    Associate Professor

    Thermodynamic Master Science, Gaziantep University

  • 20152012

    Assistant Professor

    Thermodynamic Master Science, Gaziantep University

  • 20122011

    Research Assistant (Doctor)

    Thermodynamic Master Science, Gaziantep University

  • 20112005

    Research Assistant

    Thermodynamic Master Science, Gaziantep University

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2011

    Doctor of Science of Thermodynamic

    Gaziantep University, Turkey

  • M.Sc. 2006

    Master Science of Thermodynamic

    Gaziantep University, Turkey

  • B.Sc. 2002

    Mechanical Engineering

    Gaziantep University, Turkey

Memberships to Scientific Institutions

  • 2012-Now
    Freight Pipeline Society
  • 2012-Now
    Türk Isı Bilimi ve Tekniği Derneği

Awards, Honours and Grants

  • 2002
    National TEV High Honour Award
    National TEV High Honour Award
  • 2008-Now
    Incentive Awards for International Scientific Publications
    Incentive Awards for International Scientific Publications by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey
  • 2012
    Award for the Best M.Sc. Thesis as a Supervisor
    Award for the Best M.Sc. Thesis as a Supervisor in GAUN The Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • 2011
    Award for the Best Ph.D.
    Award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis in GAUN The Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences
  • 1998-2011
    Honour and High Honour Awards in BSc and MSc in University of Gaziantep
    Several honour and high honour awards in BSc and MSc in University of Gaziantep
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