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Institutional Information: Mühendislik-Mimarlık Fakültesi, Uçak Mühendisliği, Uçak Mühendisliği
Research Areas: Mechanical Engineering, Textile Engineering and Technology, Aeronautical and Space Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Engineering and Technology

Names in Publications: Guergen Selim




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Selim Gürgen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Aeronautical Engineering at Eskişehir Osmangazi University (ESOGU), located in Eskişehir, Turkey. Additionally, he serves as the Director of Eskişehir Vocational School within ESOGU, and holds a position as an Executive Board Member of the Aerospace Technologies Research Center.

He obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Gazi University and Middle East Technical University, respectively. His Ph.D. degree was conferred by Eskişehir Osmangazi University. Dr. Gürgen has participated in international projects and collaborations, including visits to the University of Wollongong in Australia for a project on smart materials, and the University of Aveiro in Portugal for research on cork composites. Prior to his academic career, he worked as a Manufacturing Engineer at a joint venture of KMWE-Dutch Aero in the Netherlands.

Throughout his career, Dr. Gürgen has contributed to various industrial and research projects in collaboration with organizations such as Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), Fiat Automotive Industry, and the Turkish Air Force. Funding for his projects has been provided by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), the European Union (EU), and other local and international funders.

He has a substantial publication record, with numerous articles in refereed international journals and conferences, as well as edited and authored books and book chapters. Dr. Gürgen also serves as an editorial member for several international journals.

His achievements include receiving the Research Priority Area Grant from TÜBİTAK in 2015, Publication Performance Awards from Anadolu University (2017-2018) and Eskişehir Osmangazi University (2019-2023), the Polytex Award from the International R&D Project Summit in 2018, and the Project Award in Priority Areas from TÜBİTAK in 2020.

Dr. Gürgen's contributions have been recognized internationally, and he has been ranked among the world's best scientists by Stanford University consecutively from 2019 to 2022, as well as in the career-long category.

He collaborates with various research groups from different institutions around the world. His research interests primarily focus on materials science, particularly Shear Thickening Fluid (STF) and its applications in the defense and aerospace industries.