selin_arslan_Selin Arslan, PhD

Assistant Professor

21000 West Ten Mile Road
Engineering Building, E36
Southfield, MI 48075

sarslan@ltu.edu

Phone: (248) 204-2585

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
  • M.Phil., Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
  • M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University

Courses and Advising

  • Director, M.S. Mechanical Engineering program
  • Co-Advisor, ASME Student Chapter
  • EGE 3003 - Thermodynamics
  • EME 4013 - Heat Transfer
  • EME 4613 - Introduction to Thermal Systems
  • EME 5253 - Engineering Analysis I
  • EME 5263 - Transport Phenomena II
  • EME 5153 - Applied Thermodynamics
  • EME 6223 - Conduction Heat Transfer

Research Interests

  • Thermal sciences and energy systems
  • Microfluidics
  • Power MEMS
  • Design, analytical modeling and experimental study of flow boiling in non-uniform microchannels, demonstrating the ability to provide a stable flow of evaporated fluid
  • Research and design in low Reynolds number micro-turbomachinery
  • Research in microfluidics, micropower systems and heat transfer
  • Development of microfabrication process flows and techniques including: deep reactive ion etching (DRIE), photolithography with infrared aligner, thermal evaporation, sputtering, anodic bonding and scanning electron microscopy (SEM)

Selected Publications

  1. Selin Arslan, Luc G. Fréchette, “Flow Boiling and Two-phase Flow in Complex Microchannels,” in preparation for submission to Applied Physics Letters.
  2. Selin Arslan, Luc G. Fréchette, “Controlled Flow Evaporation in Complex Microchannels with Non-Uniform Wall Temperatures,” Proc. 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE’09), Orlando, FL, USA, November 13-14, 2009.
  3. Changgu Lee, Selin Arslan, Luc G. Fréchette, “Design Principles and Measured Performance of Multi-Stage Radial Flow Microturbomachinery at Low Reynolds Number”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, vol. 130, 111103 (November 2008) (11 pages).
  4. Luc G. Fréchette, Changgu Lee, Selin Arslan, “Development of a MEMS-based Rankine Cycle Steam Turbine for Power Generation: Project Status”, Proc. 4th Int’l Workshop on Micro and Nano Technology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS ’04), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 92-95, November 28-30, 2004.
  5. Changgu Lee, Selin Arslan, Luc G. Fréchette, “Design Principles and Correlations for Low Reynolds Number Multi-Stage Microturbomachinery”, Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress and Expo. (IMECE’04), Anaheim, CA, USA, November 13-19, 2004.
  6. Luc G. Fréchette, Changgu Lee, Selin Arslan, Yuan-Chun Liu, “Preliminary Design of a MEMS Steam Turbine Power Plant-on-a-Chip”, Proc. 3rd Int’l Workshop on Micro & Nano Tech. for Power Generation & Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS’03), Makuhari, Japan, December 4-5, 2003.
  7. Luc G. Fréchette, Changgu Lee, Selin Arslan, Yuan-Chun Liu, “Design of a Microfabricated Rankine Cycle Steam Turbine for Power Generation”, Proc. ASME Int’l Mech. Eng. Congress and Expo. (IMECE’03), Washington, D.C., USA, November 16-21, 2003.
  8. Selin Arslan, Bojan Mitrovic, Michael R. Muller, “Vortex Tube Applications in   Micropower Generation”, Proceedings of IJPGC’02 2002 International Joint Power Generation Conference, Phoenix, AZ, USA, June 2002.

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Member of the Year, the Mary E. and Richard E. Marburger Fund For Excellence in Achievement Awards, Lawrence Technological University, 2014
  • Faculty Research Seed Grant Award, Lawrence Technological University, 2011
  • Extraordinary Teaching Assistant Award, Columbia University, Spring 2003
  • Extraordinary Teaching Assistant Award, Columbia University, Fall 2002

Activities and Service

  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Member, Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Reviewer:
    • Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems
    • Journal of Multiphase Flow
    • International Joint Power Generation Conference
    • NSF SBIR/STTR panel