Yasar Demirel graduated from the department of chemical engineering, Hacettepe University, Turkey. He obtained his PhD from the University Birmingham, UK, and worked at Cukurova University Turkey and King Fahd University of Petroleum and mineral, Saudi Arabia. In 1999, he moved to the UI.S. and worked at University of Delaware and Virginia Tech, USA, as a visiting scholar and professor. Currently, he is as a faculty member at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at University of Nebraska Lincoln. His research areas include process design and optimization, thermal engineering, thermodynamics, and transport phenomena. Beside book contributions, he has a graduate textbook titled “Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics: Transport and Rate Processes in Physical, Chemical and Biological Systems” published by Elsevier in 2003, and the second edition in 2007. He has more than 75 peer reviewed papers and 40 technical presentations. He delivered invited presentations in various institutions and countries, such as USA, Mexico, and Turkey.
Biography Updated on 14 November 2010