publications

book chapters

  1. Al-Ghussain L., Taylan O. (2021), “Comparison of Sizing Models for Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems”, in Hybrid Energy System Models, Editors: Berrada A., El Mrabet R. Academic Press, Elsevier: ISBN 978-0-12-821403-9.
  2. Taylan O., Berberoglu H. (2013), “Fuel Production Using Concentrated Solar Energy”, in Applications of Solar Energy, Editor: Rugescu R. InTech: ISBN 980-953-307-937-5.

journal papers

  1. Al-Ghussain L., Abujubbeh M., Darwish Ahmad A., Abubaker A.M., Taylan O., Fahrioglu M., Akafuah N.K. (2020), “100% Renewable Energy Grid for Rural Electrification of Remote Areas: A Case Study in Jordan”, Energies, 13(18), p. 4908, doi:10.3390/en13184908.
  2. Al-Ghussain L., Samu R., Taylan O., Fahrioglu M. (2020), “Techno-Economic Comparative Analysis of Renewable Energy Systems: Case Study in Zimbabwe”, Inventions5(3), p. 27, doi:10.3390/inventions5030027.
  3. Al-Ghussain L., Samu R., Taylan O., Fahrioglu M. (2020), “Sizing Renewable Energy Systems With Energy Storage Systems in Microgrids For Maximum Cost-Efficient Utilization of Renewable Energy Resources”, Sustainable Cities and Society55, p. 102059, doi:10.1016/j.scs.2020.102059.
  4. Taylan O. (2019), “Sizing of Photovoltaic and Wind Energy Systems by Techno-Economic Analysis: Effects of Discount Rate and Feed-in-tariff”, Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Engineering Journal of Science and Engineering21(63), pp. 879-895, doi:10.21205/deufmd.2019216317.
  5. Al-Ghussain L., Taylan O., Baker D.K. (2019), “An Investigation of Optimum PV and Wind Energy System Capacities for Alternate Short and Long-Term Energy Storage Sizing Methodologies”, International Journal of Energy Research43(1), pp. 204-218, doi:10.1002/er.4251.
  6. Al-Ghussain L., Taylan O. (2019), “Sizing Methodology of a PV/wind Hybrid System: Case Study in Cyprus”, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 38(3), p. e13052, doi:10.1002/ep.13052.
  7. Taylan O., Pinero D., Berberoglu H. (2018), “Effects of Reactor Geometry on Dissociating CO2 and Electrode Degradation in a MHCD Plasma Reactor”, Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 8(4), pp. 701-712, doi:10.1002/ghg.1776.
  8. Sadati S.M.S., Jahani E., Taylan O., Baker D.K. (2018), “Sizing of PV-Wind-Battery Hybrid System for a Mediterranean Island Community Based on Estimated and Measured Meteorological Data”, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 140, p. 011006, doi:10.1115/1.4038466.
  9. Al-Ghussain L., Taylan O., Fahrioglu M. (2018), “Sizing of a Photovoltaic-Wind-Oil Shale Hybrid System: Case Analysis in Jordan”, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 140, p. 011002, doi:10.1115/1.4038048.
  10. Okoye C.O., Taylan O. (2017), “Performance Analysis of a Solar Chimney Power Plant for Rural Areas in Nigeria”, Renewable Energy, 104, pp. 96-108, doi:10.1016/j.renene.2016.12.004.
  11. Okoye C.O., Solyali O., Taylan O. (2016), “A New Economic Feasibility Approach for Solar Chimney Power Plant Design”, Energy Conversion and Management, 126, pp. 1013-1027, doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2016.08.080.
  12. Okoye C.O., Taylan O., Baker D.K. (2016), “Solar Energy Potentials in Strategically Located Cities in Nigeria: Review, Resource Assessment and PV System Design”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 55, pp. 550-566, doi:10.1016/j.rser.2015.10.154.
  13. Taylan O., Berberoglu H. (2015), “Dissociation of carbon dioxide using a microhollow cathode discharge plasma reactor: effects of applied voltage, flow rate and concentration”, Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 24(1), p. 015006, doi:10.1088/0963-0252/24/1/015006.
  14. Taylan O., Berberoglu H. (2014), “Electrical Characterization and an Equivalent Circuit Model of a Microhollow Cathode Discharge Reactor,” Journal of Applied Physics, 116(4), p. 043302, doi:10.1063/1.4891250.
  15. Taylan O., Berberoglu H. (2013), “Thermal Radiation Transport in a Fluidized Dry Water System,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 120(1), pp. 104-113, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.01.005.
  16. Taylan O., Baker D. K., Kaftanoglu B. (2012), “COP Trends for Ideal Thermal Wave Adsorption Cooling Cycles with Enhancements,” International Journal of Refrigeration, 35(3), pp. 562-570, doi:10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2010.07.008.
  17. Taylan O., Baker D. K., Kaftanoglu B. (2011), “Normalized Thermodynamic Model for Intermittent Energy Systems and Application to Solar-Powered Adsorption Cooling Systems,” International Journal of Thermodynamics, 14(3), pp. 107-115, doi:10.5541/ijot.289.

conference proceedings

  1. Goren, D., Taylan, O. “P50/P90 Analysis of a Solar Photovoltaic Plant in METU NCC Using the Empirical Method” 2nd International Conference on Photovoltaic Science and Technologies (PVCon 2020), Ankara, Turkey, November 30-December 2, 2020.
  2. Goren, D., Taylan, O. “Quality Assessment of On-site Solar Radiation Data and Estimating Global Tilted Irradiation in Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus” 2nd International Conference on Photovoltaic Science and Technologies (PVCon 2020), Ankara, Turkey, November 30-December 2, 2020.
  3. Taylan, G., Taylan, O., Fahrioglu, M. “Comparison of middle-size PV and PTC Power
    Plants for METU NCC” 6th Global Congress on Renewable Energy and Environment (ESWAE 2018), Aydin, Turkey, October 12-14, 2018.
  4. Gurer, E., Taylan, O., Yuksel, T. “Driving cycle and temperature effects on the energy performance of a solar-powered electric vehicle in Istanbul” 6th Global Congress on Renewable Energy and Environment (ESWAE 2018), Aydin, Turkey, October 12-14, 2018.
  5. Al-Ghussain, L., Taylan, O., Samu, R., Fahrioglu, M. “Techno-Economic Analysis of Photovoltaic-Hydrogen Fuel Cell/Pumped Hydro Storage System for Micro Grid Applications: Case Study in Cyprus,” 2018 International Conference on Photovoltaic Science and Technologies (PVCon), Ankara, Turkey, July 4-6, 2018.
  6. Taylan O., Ahmed H., Guven P., “Dissociation of CO2 Using Salt Gradient Solar Pond,” 2nd International Mediterranean Science and Engineering Congress (IMSEC 2017), Adana, Turkey, October 25-27, 2017, (384) 750-758.
  7. Samu R., Fahrioglu M., Taylan O., “Feasibility Study of a Grid Connected Hybrid PV-Wind Power Plant in Gwanda, Zimbabwe,” HONET-ICT International Symposium 2016, Haspolat, Nicosia, Northern Cyprus, October 13-14, 2016, (33) 122-126.
  8. Obaidullah, M., Kadyrov, S., Gorjinezhad, S., Taylan O., Torkmahalleh, M. A., Ahmadi, G., “One Year Operation of a Salinity Gradient Solar Pond in Northern Cyprus- Experimental Investigations and CFD Simulation,”2016 AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety, Houston, TX, USA, April 10-14, 2016, 151b.
  9. Sadati S.M.S., Jahani E., Taylan O., “Technical and Economic Analyses for Sizing PV Power Plant With Storage System for METU NCC,” ASME IMECE 2015 (International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition), Houston, TX, USA, November 13-19, 2015, IMECE2015-50959.
  10. Taylan O., Berberoglu H., “Dissociation of Carbon Dioxide Using a Microhollow Cathode Discharge Reactor,” ASME IMECE 2013 (International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition), San Diego, CA, USA, November 15-21, 2013, IMECE2013-64632.
  11. Taylan O., Berberoglu H., “Modeling of a Microhollow Cathode Discharge Reactor for Carbon Dioxide Dissociation,” ASME IMECE 2013 (International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition), San Diego, CA, USA, November 15-21, 2013, IMECE2013-64637.
  12. Taylan O., Berberoglu H., “Dissociation of Carbon Dioxide Using a Non-Thermal Plasma Reactor,” ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference 2013, Minneapolis, MN, USA, July 14-19, 2013, HT2013-17559.
  13. Taylan O., Murphy, T. E., Berberoglu H., “Light Transport Analysis of Smart Windows for Solar Energy Harvesting,” 7th International Symposium on Radiative Transfer, Kusadasi, Turkey, June 2-8, 2013.
  14. Taylan O., Berberoglu H., “Thermal Radiation Transport in a Cloud of Dry Water Particles,” ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference 2012, Puerto Rico, USA, July 8-12, 2012, HT2012-58416.
  15. Taylan O., Berberoglu H., “Rheological Properties of Dry Water,” ASME IMECE 2011 (International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition), Denver, CO, USA, November 11-17, 2011, IMECE2011-64114.
  16. Taylan, O., Baker, D. K., and Kaftanoglu, B., “Adsorbent-Refrigerant Comparison for a Solar Powered Adsorption Cooling System using Seasonal Simulations,” Clima 2010, 10th REHVA World Congress, Antalya, Turkey, May 9-12, 2010.
  17. Taylan, O., Baker, D. K., and Kaftanoglu, B., “Parametric Study and Seasonal Simulations of a Solar Powered Adsorption Cooling System,” 22nd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS), Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, August 30 – September 3, 2009.

PhD Dissertation

Synthesis Gas Production using Non-Thermal Plasma Reactors (link to my dissertation from UT Library)
Ph.D., August 2014, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Supervisor: Assist. Prof. Halil Berberoglu
Committee Members: Prof. John R. Howell
Prof. Ofodike A. Ezekoye
Prof. Matthew J. Hall
Prof. Laxminarayan L. Raja

Master’s Thesis

Numerical Modeling and Performance Analysis of Solar-Powered Ideal Adsorption Cooling Systems
(
link to my thesis from METU Library)
M.S., May 2010, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Derek K. Baker
Co-Supervisor: Prof. Bilgin Kaftanoglu (Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Atilim University)
Committee Members: Assist. Prof. Ilker Tari
Assist. Prof. Ahmet Yozgatligil
Assist. Prof. Eray Uzgoren (METU NCC)

My Thesis Defense Presentation