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Oktay Baysal

  • Oktay Baysal
  • Dean, Prof & Eminent Scholar
  • Batten College of Engineering & Technology
  • 102 Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3789
  • obaysal@odu.edu
  • Web Page
  • Education

    Louisiana State University, 1982
    Major: Aerospace Engineering
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Birmingham, 1978
    Degree: M.Sc.
    Istanbul Technical University, 1977
    Degree: Engineering Diploma
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Lead Hampton Roads
    Sponsoring Organization: Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
    Date Obtained: 2009-01-01
    Institute for Management & Leadership in Education
    Sponsoring Organization: Harvard University
    Date Obtained: 2006-01-01
    Development for Deans
    Sponsoring Organization: Council for Advancement and Support of Education
    Date Obtained: 2004-01-01
    Managing Technical Professionals & Organizations
    Sponsoring Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Date Obtained: 2004-01-01
    Chairing the Academic Department
    Sponsoring Organization: American Council on Education
    Date Obtained: 2003-01-01
    Computational Fluid Dynamics
    Sponsoring Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Date Obtained: 1988-01-01
    Turbomachinery
    Sponsoring Organization: International Gas Turbine Institute
    Date Obtained: 1986-01-01
    Computational Fluid Dynamics & Heat Transfer
    Sponsoring Organization: Pennsylvania State University
    Date Obtained: 1984-01-01
    Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.)
    Sponsoring Organization: Commonwealth of Virginia
    Date Obtained: 1984-01-01
  • Expertise

    Aerospace Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering
    Computational fluid dynamics / design optimization and sensitivity analysis / micro-fluidic transport in micro-electro-mechanical systems / unsteady aerodynamics / computational aeroacoustics
  • 2004: Charter Member, EpsilonMuEta,The Engineering Management Honor Society
  • 2004: Member, PhiEtaSigma Honor Society
  • 2000: Member, TauBetaPi, The Engineering Honor Society
  • 2000: Outstanding Project of the Year 1999 for Technology Transfer, National Association of Management & Technical Assistance Centers
  • 1999: Distinguished Service Award, Alumni Association, Technical University of Istanbul
  • 1999: Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education program at NASA Langley Research Center
  • 1996: Eminent Scholar, Old Dominion University “For consistent research contributions which at some time or another have been a benchmark, reflecting the evolution of the discipline.”
  • 1996: Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 1994: Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 1993: Certificate of Recognition, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) “For the creative development of a scientific contribution which has been determined to be of significant value in the advancement of the aerospace technology program of NASA.”
  • 1993: Public Service Medal, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) “For exceptional contributions to NASA’s basic research and technology program through personal research and the direction of graduate research.”
  • 1992: Certificate of Recognition, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) “For the disclosure of an inventive contribution entitled, “Aerodynamic Design Optimization Method Using Sensitivity Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics.”
  • 1982: Member, PhiKappaPhi, Honor Society
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Naval Engineering Education Consortium
    Sponsoring Organization: NAVSEA(subcontract, U. Michigan)
    Date: 2010 - 2014
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Graduate Fellows for Excellence in Engineering and Mathematics Education in K-12 Schools
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: March 1, 2009 - February 28, 2014
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Steckroth, J. J.; Baysal, O.; Myran, S.; Lawrence, R. W.; Selby, G. V.; Vahala, L. L.; Robertson, J.; Blackburn, D.
    Scholarships for Future Marine Engineering Workforce Professionals, Scientists, and Industry Leaders
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia
    Date: August, 2008 - August, 2012
    Investigators:Newman, B. A.; Bao, H. P.; Dean, A. W.; Hou, G. J.; Baysal, O.
    Creating Sustainable Network for Bioengineering Innovation and Translational Research
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: 2008 - 2011
    Investigators:,
    Developing Marine Engineering Program
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: 2008 - 2011
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Engineering Management CD-ROM Program
    Sponsoring Organization: NAVY
    Date: 2002 - 2010
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Process Improvement for Rail Transportation Operations
    Sponsoring Organization: Norfolk Southern Foundation
    Date: 2008 - 2009
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Collaborative Master’s and Ph.D. Programs
    Sponsoring Organization: Turkish Air Force, Office of Education
    Date: 2005 - 2007
    Investigators:, O.
    Collaborative Ph.D. Programs
    Sponsoring Organization: Turkish Air Force, Office of Education
    Date: 2005 - 2007
    Investigators:,
    Hierarchical Research &Learning Networks (with CAEE)
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 2002 - 2003
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Collaborative Master’s in Aeronautics Between Istanbul Tech. Univ. and ODU
    Sponsoring Organization: ITU and Turkish Air Force Office of Education
    Date: 2001 - 2002
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Flowmeter to Determine Composition of Binary Gases
    Sponsoring Organization: Controls Corporation of America and CIT
    Date: 1999 - 2000
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Prediction and Control of Unsteady Separated Flows
    Sponsoring Organization: Mobushu,
    Date: 1997 - 1999
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    An Investigation of High-Order Shock-Capturing Methods for computational Aeroacoustics
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA
    Date: 1995 - 1997
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Efficient Gradient-Based Shape Optimization Methodology Using Inviscid and Viscous CFD
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA(NCC-1-211)
    Date: 1995 - 1997
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Directed Toward a Supersonic Transport Using Sensitivity Analysis
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA(NAG-1-1576)
    Date: 1994 - 1995
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Domain Decomposition for Unsteady Analysis, Optimization, and Aeroacoustics
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA(NAG-1-1499)
    Date: 1993 - 1995
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Aerodynamic Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis Using CFD
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA (NAG-1-1188)
    Date: 1990 - 1994
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    CFD Study of complex Missile and Store Configurations in Relative Motion
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA/USAF(NAG-1-1150)
    Date: 1990 - 1994
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Implementation of VISCC Staging and Separation Problems
    Sponsoring Organization: Lockheed Missiles & Space Co.
    Date: 1989 - 1990
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Computations of Supersonic/Hypersonic, Mixing, Nozzle-Afterbody Exhaust Flows
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA(NAG-1-1811)
    Date: 1987 - 1990
    Investigators:Baysal, O.
    Navier-Stokes Analysis of Supersonic Cavity Flowfields
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA(NAG-1-1559)
    Date: 1985 - 1986
    Investigators:Baysal, O.