Dr. Ali Ogut received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Hacettepe University, Turkey and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland. He came to RIT in 1985 Dr. Ogut was a NASA/ASEE Fellow at the NASA Glenn Research Center, Space Propulsion Technology Division in 1989-1990. He is also President & Chief Technology Officer, Environmental Energy Technologies, Inc.
Dr. Ogut’s research interests focus on Energy and Environmental Studies – Energy efficient and environmentally conscious product design and development for commercial introduction CFD Applications - Application of FLUENT CFD and FLOW-3D codes to thesis work and industrial fluid-flow problems.Fluid Dynamics - Incompressible and compressible flow analysis in innovative fluid machinery designs and industrial process equipment.Laser-based Flow Measurements- Experimental flow analysis using PIV, LDA, PDPA, and visual methods.
Dr. Ogut is a member of ASME Basic Engineering Group Board of Directors (2003-2004), served as chair, ASME Fluids Engineering Division, 2003-2004, and as chair, 4th ASME/FED & JSME Joint Fluids Conference, July 6-10, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2003. He is also a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education. Dr. Ogut is a member of the The American Committee on Foreign Relations and served as President of the United Nations Association of Rochester-1999-2000.
1. Development of a Self-Regenerating Particulate Trap for Emissions Control, NYSERDA, Albany, NY, Period: September 2001-September 2004. Amount: $205,208.
2. Development of Energy Efficient UV Disinfection Systems, NYSERDA, Albany, NY. Period: March 2003- March 2005. Amount: $172,537
3. Vortex Generator for Waste Heat Powered Absorption Heat Pumps. NYPA, Albany, NY. Period: June 1998-December 2001 Amount: $179,354.
4. Computational and Experimental Studies of Space Transfer Vehicle Engine Turbopump Design for Deep-Throttling. NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH. Project Director/Principal Investigator. Period: March 1990-July 1997. Amount: $237,417.
NYSERDA GRANTS/CONTRACTS (EET)
1. “Demonstration of Diesel Particular Removal System for Full Exhaust, On-road Engines”; NYSERDA Agreement No: 11025; $198,838; 2/27/09 – 7/1/11; Ali Ogut, CTO, Principal Investigator.
1. “Clean Diesel Power Generation Using Non-Thermal Plasma”; NYSERDA Agreement No: 10921; $158,454; 10/27/08 – 7/1/11, Ali Ogut, CTO, Principal Investigator.
2. “Development of a Self-Regenerating Particulate Trap for Diesel Emissions Control”; NYSERDA Agreement No: 9165; $349,409; 9/27/05 – 8/30/08; Ali Ogut, CTO, Principal Investigator.
3. “Demonstration of the Synergy between EGR and Non-Thermal Plasma for Diesel Emissions Control”; NYSERDA Agreement No: 9108; $104,158; 8/21/05 – 3/15/07; Ali Ogut, CTO, Principal Investigator.
4. “Field Verification of Energy Efficient UV Disinfection System”; NYSERDA Agreement No: 9328; $142,971; 2/15/06 – 4/26/10; Ali Ogut, CTO, Principal Investigator.
5. “Application of Electro Osmosis for Frost Prevention in Food Storage Equipment”; NYSERDA Agreement No: 9342; $56,543; 2/22/06 – 2/22/07; Ali Ogut, CTO, Principal Investigator.
1. J. Yu, A .Ogut and Y. Zhou, Experimental Study of a Double-Chamber Vortex Generator for Absorption Chiller, Proceeding of 2004 International Refrigeration Conference at Purdue, July 14-17, 2004, West Lafayette, USA
2. J. Yu, A. Ogut and Y. Zhou, Performance of a Double-Chamber Vortex Generator for Absorption Chiller, Proceeding of ACRA2004, May 12-13, 2004, Beijing, China.
3. Ogut , Ali and Diego G. Pastor “Simulation of Flow in Turbopump Vaneless and Vaned Diffusers with Fluid Injection” International Journal of Rotating Machinery –2000, Vol. 1., No. 1, pp 57-65
1. “Development of a Self-Regenerating Particulate Trap for Diesel Emissions”, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai, China, Fall 2004.
2. “Energy Efficient UV Disinfection Systems”, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing China, Fall 2004.
3. Diesel Engine Emissions Aftertreatment Technologies for Removing or Controlling Particulate Matter. 9th Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics Conference, Miedzyzdroje, Poland, 2003.
- Self-Regenerating Particulate Trap Systems For Emissions And Methods Thereof
- Energy Efficient Circumferential UV Water Disinfection Systems And Methods Thereof