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Ahmet Ozbay

Lecturer

Email: ahmet.ozbay@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-1739
Office: ENG I, Room 320

Office Hours:
Mondays – Fridays, 1-3:30 p.m.

  • Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, 2012 -2014 
  • M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, 2009-2012 
  • B.S. in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 2003-2009 

  • Renewable energy
  • Wind turbine aeromechanics and wind farm optimization
  • Low-speed aerodynamics
  • Wind tunnel testing
  • Vortex flow dynamics
  • Particle Image Velocimetry and flow-structure interactions

  • W. Tian, A. Ozbay, and H. Hu, “A wind tunnel study of wind loads on a model wind turbine in atmospheric boundary layer winds", Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 85, pp17-26, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2018.12.
  • W. Tian, A. Ozbay, and H. Hu, “An experimental investigation on the aeromechanics and wake interferences of wind turbines sited over complex terrain". Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol.172, pp379-394, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2017.11.018.
  • ZY Wang, W. Tian, A. Ozbay  and H. Hu, “An Experimental Study on the Aerodynamic Performances and Wake Characteristics of an Innovative Dual-Rotor Wind Turbine", Energy, Vol. 147, pp94-109,   2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.01.020
  • Tian, A. Ozbay and H. Hu, “An Experimental Investigation on the Wake Interference Among Wind Turbines Sited in Aligned and Staggered Wind Farms”. Wind Energy, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp100-114, 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1002/we.2147.
  • Tian, A. Ozbay, XD Wang,  and H. Hu, “Experimental investigation on the wake interference among wind turbines sited in atmospheric boundary layer winds". Acta Mechanica Sinica, Vol. 33, No.4,pp742–753, Springer, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s10409-017-0684-5.
  • Wang. W Tian, A. Ozbay, A. Sharma and H. Hu, “An Experimental Study on the Aeromechanics and Wake Characteristics of a Novel Twin‐Rotor Wind Turbine in a Turbulent Boundary Layer Flow", Experiments in Fluids,  57:150 (17 pages), 2016. DOI 10.1007/s00348-016-2233-6.
  • Ozbay, W. Tian and H. Hu, “An Experimental  Investigation On The Wake Characteristics  and Aeromechanics of Dual-Rotor Wind Turbines", ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol.138, No.4, 042602 (15 pages). DOI:10.1115/1.4031476.

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering
  • Iowa Wind Energy Association
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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