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Nadir
Yilmaz

Contact

Email: 
nadir.yilmaz@howard.edu

Faculty Details

Rank: 
Professor and Chair
Education: 

• Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University
• M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University
• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University

Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)

Speciality: 

• Aerospace/Defense
• Automotive Engineering

Research: 

• Combustion
• CFD
• Rocket Propulsion
• Aluminum Behavior at High Temperature
• Automotive

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Dr. Yilmaz received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Bradley University and New Mexico State University, respectively. He has been a noted author of many publications in the fields of combustion, CFD, rocket propellants and internal combustion engines. He was a U.S. Department of Energy Visiting Faculty Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories in 2012 and 2013. Dr. Yilmaz serves as the editor-in-chief for the SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants and an associate editor for the ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. He has educated and trained many underrepresented minority and female students via various STEM programs including NSF-funded AMP (Alliance for Minority Participation) program.

Dr. Yilmaz is the 2014 NSPE National Young Engineer of the Year, given to a professional engineer under the age of 35 in the United States, nationally. He also won the ASEE Section Outstanding Teaching Award (2013), the SAE International Excellence in Engineering Education “Triple E” Award (2016), SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award (2011) and SAE Faculty Advisor Award (2013 and 2016). Dr. Yilmaz is a Fellow of ASME, a Fellow of NSPE and a Fellow of SAE International.

News

Douglas Wins First Place in Autodesk Design Slam Competition

Mon, December 3, 2018

Mechanical Engineering Junior Melissa Douglas has made us all proud with her win at the 2018 Autodesk Design Slam Competition in Las Vegas.Read More >>

Alumna Aprille Ericsson Named Tau Beta Pi 2018 Distinguished Alumna

Wed, October 3, 2018

Mechanical Engineering Alumna Aprille Joy Ericsson (M.S. ’90; Ph.D. ’95) has been named 2018 Distinguished Alumna of the International Engineering Society, Tau Beta Pi. Dr. Ericsson was nominated by the Howard University DC Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi.Read More >>

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