Murat Dinc

Visiting Assistant Professor

Murat Dinc

Middletown Campus:
205I Thesken Hall
4200 N University Blvd., Middletown, OH 45042
513-727-3359
dincm@MiamiOH.edu

Education

  • PhD, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, West Virginia University, 2015
  • MS, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, 2011
  • BS, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, 2008

Academic and Professional Experiences

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Miami University, Middletown Campus, January 2019 – Present
  • Instructor, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, August 2017 – Present
  • Instructor, Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL, September 2017 – May 2018
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, September 2015 – May 2016
  • Graduate Research Assistant, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, August 2011 – August 2014
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, January 2011 – May 2011
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, September 2008 – December 2010

Major Research Interests

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and its applications
  • Thermal-Fluid System Design
  • Multiphase Flows
  • Hydrodynamics and single drop dynamics
  • Sprays and spray cooling
  • Aerodynamics

Publications

Journal Papers

“Improving Snow Plowing Safety and Efficiency Using Computational and Experimental Approaches: Front Side of Snow Plow Trucks,” Murat Dinc, Cahit A. Evrensel, Manuscript in preparation, 2019

“Liquid Volume Measurements in the Cavity Formed by Single Droplet Impacts into a Thin, Static Liquid Film,” John M. Kuhlman, Nicholas L. Hillen, Murat Dinc, Donald D. Gray, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Vol. 54, pp. 179-188, April 2014.

“Drop Impingement onto a Wetted Surface: Effects of Gravity and Drop Shape,” Murat Dinc and Donald D. Gray, International Journal of Mechanics, Issue 1, Vol. 7, pp. 26-36, 2013.

Conference Papers

“Drop Impingement onto a Wetted Surface: Effects of Thermal Buoyancy and Gravity Level,” Krishna T. Medam, Murat Dinc, Donald D. Gray (Presenter), John M. Kuhlman, abstract presented at the International Conference on New Trends in Transport Phenomena (NTTP), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 1-2, 2014.

“Droplet Impact Time Histories for Varying Weber Number and Liquid Film Thickness for Spray Cooling Application,” N. L. Hillen (Presenter), J. S. Taylor, C. Menchini, G. Morris, M. Dinc, D. D. Gray, J. M. Kuhlman, Paper AIAA-2013-2976, AIAA 43rd Fluid Dynamics Conference, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2013. “Spray Simulations to Support the Development of a Monte Carlo-Based Spray Cooling Model,” Murat Dinc (Presenter), Donald D. Gray, Nicholas L. Hillen, J. Stephen Taylor, John M. Kuhlman, Paper AIAA-2013-2975, AIAA 43rd Fluid Dynamics Conference, San Diego, California, June 24-27, 2013.

“Drop Impact on a Wet Surface: Computational Investigation of Gravity and Drop Shape,” Murat Dinc (Presenter) and Donald D. Gray, Advances in Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Proceedings of the 10th World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS) International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics (FMA’12), Istanbul, Turkey, ISBN: 978-1-61804-114-2, pp. 374-379, Aug. 21-23, 2012.

“Drop Impingement on Wet and Dry Surfaces,” Nicholas L. Hillen (Presenter), John M. Kuhlman, Murat Dinc, Donald D. Gray, Paper AIAA-2012-2960, AIAA 42nd Fluid Dynamics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 25-28, 2012.

Symposium Papers

“When a cold water drop impacts onto a hot water film on Jupiter,” Murat Dinc, Donald D. Gray, John M. Kuhlman, Krishna T. Medam, research entry will be presented at the 44th Annual AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio, March 5, 2019.

“Exploratory Simulations of Full-Cone Water Spray Cooling,” Murat Dinc (Presenter), Donald D. Gray, John M. Kuhlman, Nicholas L. Hillen, Krishna T. Medam, J. Stephen Taylor, poster presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, April 12, 2014.

“The Impact of a Single Drop on a Liquid Film: Comparisons of Axisymmetric and Fully Three Dimensional Simulations with Experimental Measurements,” Krishna T. Medam (Presenter), Murat Dinc, Donald D. Gray, Nicholas L. Hillen, J. Stephen Taylor, John M. Kuhlman, abstract presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, April 12, 2014.

“Techniques to Quantify Dynamic Phenomena of Spray Droplets Impinging on a Smooth Surface,” J. Stephen Taylor (Presenter), John M. Kuhlman, Donald D. Gray, Murat Dinc, Krishna T. Medam, Nicholas L. Hillen, abstract presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, April 12, 2014.

“Preliminary Spray Cooling Simulations Using a Full-Cone Water Spray,” Murat Dinc (Presenter), Donald D. Gray, John M. Kuhlman, Nicholas L. Hillen, Krishna T. Medam, J. Stephen Taylor, abstract presented at the 39th Annual AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio, March 5, 2014.

“Time-Varying Liquid Volume Beneath Single Droplet Impacts into a Static Liquid Layer,” John M. Kuhlman (Presenter), Nicholas L. Hillen, J. Stephen Taylor, Krishna T. Medam, Murat Dinc, Donald D. Gray, abstract presented at the 39th Annual AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio, March 5, 2014.

“A Single Drop Impact on a Liquid Film: Comparisons of Computational Results and Experimental Measurements,” Krishna T. Medam (Presenter), Murat Dinc, Donald D. Gray, John M. Kuhlman, Nicholas L. Hillen, J. Stephen Taylor, abstract presented at the 39th Annual AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio, March 5, 2014.

“Visualization Techniques to Quantify Dynamic Phenomena of Spray Droplets Impinging on a Smooth Surface,” J. Stephen Taylor (Presenter), Nicholas L. Hillen, John M. Kuhlman, Murat Dinc, Krishna T. Medam, Donald D. Gray, abstract presented at the 39th Annual AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio, March 5, 2014.

“Computational Investigation of Isothermal Sprays: Effects of Nozzle-to-Surface Distance and Spray Angle,” Murat Dinc (Presenter) and Donald D. Gray, poster presented at the 88th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Davis, West Virginia, April 6, 2013.

“Computational Study of Sprays for the Development of a Monte Carlo Model,” Murat Dinc (Presenter) and Donald D. Gray, abstract presented at the 38th Annual AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio, March 6, 2013.

“Computational Fluid Dynamics Study of the Effects of Gravity on the Impact of a Drop onto Dry and Wet Surfaces,” Murat Dinc (Presenter), Donald D. Gray, Nicholas L. Hillen, J. Stephen Taylor, John M. Kuhlman, abstract presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Institute, West Virginia, April 21, 2012.

“Spray Cooling Experiments for Monte Carlo Simulations Model,” Nicholas L. Hillen (Presenter), J. Stephen Taylor, John M. Kuhlman, Murat Dinc, Donald D. Gray, abstract presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Institute, West Virginia, April 21, 2012.

Thesis and Dissertation

“Computational Analysis of Single Drops and Sprays for Spray Cooling Applications,” Murat Dinc, Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, May, 2015.

“The Improvements of Snow Plowing Safety and Efficiency: Computational Modeling and Experimental Verification,” Murat Dinc, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, May, 2011.

Other Presentations/Research Talks

“Computational Fluid Dynamics Studies,” Research Talk, Presenter: Murat Dinc, Advisor: Donald D. Gray, West Virginia University High Performance Computing (HPC) Summer Institute 2012, Department of Physics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, May, 2012.

“The Improvements of Snow Plowing Efficiency Using Computational Approaches,” Poster Presentation, Presenter: Murat Dinc, Advisor: Cahit A. Evrensel, Graduate Poster Competition Sponsored by Graduate Student Association (GSA) at University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, April, 2011.