Hasan U. Akay, Prof. Dr.

Hasan U. Akay

Contact Information

Phone:8331
Office:Rektörlük
Home Department:Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://atilim.edu.tr/~hasan.akay/en/
Detailed CV

Academic Degrees

DegreeFieldUniversityYear
PhD Civil Engineering The University of Texas at Austin 1974
Master's Civil Engineering The University of Texas at Austin 1969
Bachelor's Civil Engineering Middle East Technical University, Ankara 1967


Academic Titles

DegreeUniversityMonthYear
Professor Atilim University March 2010
Professor Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis August 1985
Assoc. Prof. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis August 1981
Assoc. Prof. Middle East Technical University August 1979
Asst. Prof. Middle East Technical University August 1974


Research Topics

High-Performance Computing, Finite Element and Finite Volume Methods , Parallel Computing, Solid-Fluid Interactions , Computational Engineering , Computational Mechanics , Computational Solid Dynamics , Computational Fluid Dynamics


Publications

SCI, SCI-E, SSCI and AHCI

H.U. Akay, E. Oktay, M. Manguoglu, A.A. Sivas (2016), Improved Parallel Preconditioners for Multidisciplinary Topology Optimisations, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 30, 4, pp. 329-336

E. Oktay, H.U. Akay, O.T. Sehitoglu (2014), Three-dimensional Structural Topology Optimization of Aerial Vehicles Under Aerodynamic Loads, Computers and Fluids, 92, pp. 225-232

E. Oktay, H.U. Akay, O. Merttopcuoğlu (2011), Parallelized Structural Topology Optimization and CFD Coupling for Design of Aircraft Wing Structures, Computers and Fluids, 49, pp. 141-145

C. Cigdemoglu, H.O. Arslan, H.U. Akay, (2011), A Phenomenological Study of Instructor's Experiences on an Open Source Learning Management System, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 28, pp. 790-795

J. Liu, H.U. Akay, A. Ecer, R.U. Paylı (2010), Flow Around Moving Bodies Using a Dynamic Unstructured Overset-grid Method, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Germany, 24,6, pp. 187-200

J. Koh, A.T. Hsu, H.U. Akay, M.F. Liou (2005), Analysis of Overall Heat Balance in Self-Heated Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cells for Temperature Predictions, Journal of Power Sources, 144, pp. 122-128

E. Oktay, H.U. Akay, A. Uzun (2003), A Parallelized 3D Unstructured Euler Solver for Unsteady Aerodynamics, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 40,2, pp. 348-354

H.U. Akay, Y. Liu, M. Rassaian (2003), Simplification of Finite Element Models for Thermal Fatigue Life Prediction of PBGA Packages, ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, 125, pp. 347-353

E. Yılmaz, M.S. Kavsaoğlu, H.U. Akay, I.S. Akmandor (2001), Cell-vertex Based Parallel and Adaptive Explicit 3D Flow Solution on Unstructured Grids, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 14, pp. 271-286

Y.P. Chien, A. Ecer, H.U. Akay, S. Secer, J.D. Chen (2001), Cost Estimation of Parallel CFD Using Variable Time-Stepping Algorithms, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 15, pp. 183-195

S. Kocak, H.U. Akay (2001), Parallel Schur Complement Method for Large-Scale Systems on Distributed Memory Computers, Journal of Applied Mathematical Modeling, 19, pp. 873-886

A. Ecer, N. Gopalaswamy, H.U. Akay, Y.P. Chien (2000), Digital Filtering Techniques for Parallel Computation of Explicit Schemes, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 13, pp. 211-222

Y.P. Chien, A. Ecer, H.U. Akay, S. Secer, R. Blech (2000), Communication Cost Estimation for Parallel CFD Using Variable Time-Stepping Algorithms, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 19, pp. 1379-1389

H.U. Akay, A. Ecer, K. Fekete (1998), A Semi-Explicit Parallel Flow Solver for Viscous Incompressible Flows, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 151, pp. 1-12

N. Gopalaswamy, A. Ecer, H.U. Akay, Y.P. Chien (1998), Efficient Parallel Communication Schemes for Explicit CFD Solvers, AIAA Journal, pp. 961-967

N. Gopalaswamy, H.U. Akay, A. Ecer, and Y.P. Chien (1997), Parallelization and Dynamic Load Balancing of NPARC Codes, AIAA Journal, 35, pp. 1806-1812

W.J. Mascarenhas, H.U. Akay, and M.J. Pikal, (1997), A Computational Model for Finite Element Analysis of the Freeze-Drying Process, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 148, pp. 105-124

Other Refereed Journals

H.U. Akay, N. Nayan, W.V. Bell, G.L. Troyer, R.E. Dukes, P. Mohan (2007), CFD Modeling of Pharmaceutical Isolators with Experimental Verification of Airflow, PDA Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, pp. 237-254

H.U. Akay, R.M. Pidaparti, P.W. Longest, A.T. Hsu (2005), Nanoscale Computational Analysis for an Idealized Bio-Molecular Motor, Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Technical Sciences, 53,4, pp. 26-44

M. Pikal, S. Chen, H.U. Akay (2005), Glass Transition Models in Freeze Drying, Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 10, pp. 17-32

H.U. Akay, N.H. Paydar, G. Glogas, H. Zhang (1998), Viscoelastic Study of a Conductive Adhesive for Electronic Packages - Part 1: Experimental Determination of Material Properties, International Journal of Microelectronic Packaging, 1, 217-224

H.U. Akay, N.H. Paydar, G. Glogas, H. Zhang (1998), Viscoelastic Study of a Conductive Adhesive for Electronic Packages - Part 2: Thermal Stress Analysis Using the Finite Element Method, İnternational Journal of Microelectronic Packaging, 1, 225-233

International Conference Proceedings

H.U. Akay, E. Oktay, M. Manguoglu, A.A. Sivas (2015), Improved Parallel Preconditioners for Multiphysics Topology Optimizations, 27th International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, Montreal, Canada, 174-176

Erdal Oktay, H.U. Akay (2012), Structural Topology Optimization Under Aerodynamic Loads Using PETSc as a Parallel Solver, Int. Conf. on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, Atlanta, Georgia, 12

Ceyhan Çiğdemoğlu, H.U. Akay (2012), Changes in the Experiences of Instructors on the Use of a Learning Management System, Proceedings of the 2nd International Engineering Education Conference, Antalya, Turkey, pp. 149-154

H.U. Akay, Abdulkadir Erden (2012), A Team-Based Undergraduate Research Projects Program, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Education, Antalya, Turkey, pp. 357-363

B. Baranoglu, M.E. Tamer, A. Sakin, I. Durgun, O. Music, H.U. Akay (2012), Industry Funded Undergraduate Research Projects as a New Method for Industry-University Cooperation: The Example of Tofas-Atilim University Joint Project on Incremental Forming, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Education, pp. 327-333

H.U. Akay (2010), The Need for Simulation-­Based Engineering and Science Emphasis in Engineering Education, Proceedings of the International Engineering Education Conference, Antalya, Turkey, pp. 4-5

H.U. Akay, E. Oktay, O. Merttopcuoğlu, C. Şener (2010), Parallelized Structural Topology Optimization and CFD Coupling for Design of Aircraft Structures, Int. Conf. on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, pp. 32-35

H.U. Akay, R. Paylı, J. Liu, A. Ecer (2009), An Overset Unstructured Grid Method for Parallel Solvers, Int. Conf. on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, Moffett Field, CA, 81-88

K.J. Wilson, H.U. Akay (2008), IUPUI Multidisciplinary Undergradute Research Institute, The 12th Council of Undergraduate Research National Conference, St. Joseph, Minnesota, pp. 9-10

J. Chen, H.U. Akay (2007), Capstone Design Course: A Bridge to the Real World Engineering, National Capstone Design Course Conference, Boulder, Colorado, pp. 25-30

G.M. Malacinski, H. Yokota, H.U. Akay (2007), Integrating the Traditionally Trained Mechanical Engineer (Problem-Solver) into Modern Medical Research Projects, Proceedings of the Spring 2007 American Society for Engineering Education, Inidanapolis, Indiana, pp. 55-61

R.M. Pidaparti, H.U. Akay (2004), ME Curriculum Redesign Through an Assessment Process, Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, pp. 123-129

National Conference Proceedings

A.A. Sivas, E. Oktay, H.U. Akay, M. Manguoglu (2015), Paralel Topoloji Çözümleri için Etkin Bir Önkoşullandırma, 4. Ulusal Yüksek Başarımlı Hesaplama Konferansı, ODTÜ, Ankara

Book Chapters

H.U. Akay, E. Yılmaz, R.U. Paylı, A. Ecer (2009), Hybrid Parallelism for CFD Simulations: Combining MPI with OpenMP, Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 2007, Springer-Verlag, pp. 401-408

H.U. Akay, R.U. Paylı, E. Yılmaz, A. Ecer (2009), Impact of TeraGrid on Large-Scale Simulations and Visualizations, Parallel CFD Conference 2007, pp. 409-415

H.U. Akay, E. Oktay, I. Mertttopcuoğlu, C. Şener, A. Ketenci (2008), Parallel Shape Optimization of a Missile on a Grid Infrastructure, Int. Conf. on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference 2008, Lyon, France, 42-45

H.U. Akay, E. Yılmaz, R.U. Paylı, A. Ecer, J. Liu (2008), Scalibility Considerations of a Parallel Flow Solver on Large Scale Computing Systems, Int. Conf. on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, Lyon, France, 62-69

H.U. Akay, S. Chien, G. Makinabakan, A. Ecer (2008), Dynamic Load Balancing on Windows Based Multi-core PCs, Int. Conf. on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, Lyon, France, 83-90