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Kursat Kara

Kursat Kara


Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering
Old Dominion University, 2008

M.S., Aeronautical Engineering
Istanbul Technical University, 2003

B.S., Aeronautical Engineering
Istanbul Technical University, 1999

Research Interests

  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Aerodynamics
  • CFD
  • Flow Control
  • HypersonicFlows
  • Project Based Learning
  • Intrinsic Motivators
  • Engineering Problem Solving Skills
  • Coupled experimental (miniPIV) and numerical (CFD) techniques to visualize and analyze turbulent and laminar flow for complete fluids study

Professional Memberships

  • AIAA(Senior Member), APS(Member)
  • ASME(Member)

Recent Publications

  • Ahmed, Shady E., Omer San, Kursat Kara, Rami Younis, and Adil Rasheed. "Multifidelity computing for coupling full and reduced order models." Plos One,16, no. 2 (2021): e0246092, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0246092
  • .Ahmed, Shady E., Omer San, Kursat Kara, Rami Younis, and Adil Rasheed. "Interface learning of multiphysics and multiscale systems." Physical Review E,102, no. 5 (2020): 053304, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.102.053304
  • Oz, Furkan, and Kursat Kara. "Jet Oscillation Frequency Characterization of a Sweeping Jet Actuator." Fluids, 5, no. 2 (2020): 72, doi:10.3390/fluids5020072
  • Kursat Kara, Ashraf Al-Khateeb and Eiyad Abu-Nada, “On the assessment of modeling combined convection heat transfer in nanofluids using dissipative particle dynamics”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Volume 150, January 2019, Pages 561-575, doi:10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2018.10.062, Impact Factor: 4.134.
  • Bartosz J. Slupski, Abdul Raouf Tajik, Vladimir B. Parezanović, Kursat Kara, “On the Impact of Geometry Scaling and Mass Flow Rate on the Frequency of a Sweeping Jet Actuator,” FME Transactions, 2019, Vol 47, No 3, pages 599-607, doi:10.5937/fmet1903599S, Impact Factor: 1.37.
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