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 Selin Arslan
P 248.204.2500
E sarslan@ltu.edu
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Selin Arslan

Engineering Dean's Office
Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Associate Professor


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
  • MPhil, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University
  • MS, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University

Courses And Advising

  • 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. Arslan, S., Azarkish, H., Behzademhr, A., Frechette, L., Sheikholeslami, T., & Sarvari, M. (2014). “Numerical and Experimental Investigation on a Shaped Microchannel Evaporator to Provide Stable Evaporation Rate”. Journal Of Heat And Mass Transfer, submitted.
  2. Jawad, B., Arslan, S., “Cylinder Head Intake Flow Analysis”, SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 6(1):132-136, 2013, doi:10.4271/2013-01-1409.
  3. Gabbasa, A., Jawad B., Liu, L., Arslan, S., “Numerical Study of the Aerodynamic Characteristics of a Multi-Element Airfoil NACA 23012”, SAE Int. J. Aerosp. 6(1):2013, doi:10.4271/2013-01-1410.
  4. Lee, C., Arslan, S., Fréchette, L. G., “Design Principles and Measured Performance of Multi-Stage Radial Flow Microturbomachinery at Low Reynolds Number”, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 130, 111103 (November 2008).
  5. Mynderse, J., Arslan, S., Liu, L. (2014). “Using a Funded Capstone Project to Teach Fluid Power and Advanced Mechanical Design”. Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2014, November 2014.
  6. Gabbasa, A., Arslan, S., Jawad, B., Gerhart, A. (2014) “Aerodynamic Shape Optimization for a 3-D Multi- Element Airfoil” 2014 SAE World Congress Technical Paper, April 2014.
  7. Gabbasa, A., Jawad, B., Liu, L., Arslan, S., Gerhart, A. (2014). “Shape Optimization of Multi-Element Airfoil Using Morphing Deformation”. 2014 SAE World Congress Technical Paper, April 2014
  8. Mynderse, J., Liu, L., Arslan, S. (2014). “Senior Capstone Project: A Gantry Crane Utilizing Fluid Power”. Proceedings of ASEE North Central Section Conference, 2014.
  9. Azarkish, H., Arslan, S., Behzadmehr, A., & Frechette, L. (2013). “Modeling and Design of a Micro Evaporator for a Micro Rankine Cycle”, ASME (IMECE’13) Congress & Exposition, Poster Session, November 2013.
  10. Jawad, B.,Arslan S., “A Mechanism to Interpret Diesel Fuel Atomization as it is Injected into an Engine Combustion Chamber”, SAE Technical Paper 2013-01-1411, 2013, doi:10.4271/2013-01-1411.

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


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