Hikmet Esen was born in Elazig, Turkey, in 1977, and completed the high school education in Elazig (Mehmet Akif Ersoy Lisesi) in 1994. Esen graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey, between 1996 and 2000. In 2000, Esen served as a Research Assistant at the Department of Mechanical Education, Faculty of Technical Education, Firat University, Elazig, Turkey, and received the M.S. degree in January 2003. In 2008, Esen acquired the Ph.D. degree and became an associate professor in 2011. Currently, Esen serves as a Staff Member at the Faculty of Energy Systems Engineering Technology, Firat University. Esen's research interests include thermodynamic, heat transfer, air-conditioning, building heating and cooling systems, heat pump applications, solar energy applications, heat exchanger, artificial neural network applications, adaptive network-based fuzzy inference system, control applications, and support vector machine method. Esen also served as a Referee at the following journals: Energy, Heat and Mass Transfer, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part A-Journal of Power And Energy, International Journal of Refrigeration-Revue Internationale Du Froid, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Applied Energy, Control Engineering Practice, Building and Environment, Energy and Buildings, Solar Energy, Digital Signal Processing, CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water, ETRI Journal, Geothermics, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Scientific Research and Essays, Desalination and Water Treatment, International Journal of the Physical Sciences, Applied Thermal Engineering, Journal of Zhejiang University-Science A, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Computers & Mathematics with Applications, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Energy Conversion and Management, and Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A-Applications.
Biography Updated on 11 April 2012