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Dr. Huseyin  Bostanci
 Contact Information
Dr. Huseyin Bostanci
Assistant Professor-Engineering Technology
Contact address   3940 N. Elm Street, Denton, TX 76207     Office LocationDiscovery Park, F115L 
Email  huseyin.bostanci@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 369-5101    Fax No: (940) 565-2666    Faculty Page Faculty Page   Thermal Management Laboratory Thermal Management Laboratory   
Keywords Thermal fluid sciences,High heat flux thermal management,Immersion Cooling,Spray Cooling,Stirling Cycle Machines   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
PhD Mechanical Engineering University of Central Florida 2010
MS Nuclear Engineering University of New Mexico 2001
BS Mechanical Engineering Istanbul Technical University 1998
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2015MEET3990001Applied Thermodynamics Download Syllabus
Spring 2015MEET4360001Experimental Thermal Sciences Download Syllabus
Fall 2014MEET3990001Applied Thermodynamics Download Syllabus
Spring 2014MEET4360001Experimental Thermal Sciences Download Syllabus
Fall 2013MEET3990001Applied Thermodynamics Download Syllabus
Fall 2013MEET3940001Fluid Mechanics Applications Download Syllabus
Spring 2013MEET4360001Experimental Thermal Sciences Download Syllabus
Fall 2012MEET 3940301LAB - Fluid Mechanics Applications  
Fall 2012MEET3940001Fluid Mechanics Applications Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Thermal-fluid sciences with a focus on:
(a) Phase-change heat transfer for thermal management of high power devices. Immersion cooling with nucleate boiling, spray cooling, advanced thermosyphons, mininiature refrigeration cycles, surface modification techniques, bulk and nanoencapsulated phase change materials.
(b) Energy conversion technologies for heat to power generation. Innovative Stirling cycle machines.
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2012-PresentAssistant ProfessorEngineering TechnologyEngineeringUniversity of North Texas
2012Adjunct FacultyMechanical, Materials and AerospaceEngineering and Computer SciencesUniversity of Central Florida
2011-2012Lead R&D Engineer  RINI Technologies, Inc.
2001-2010R&D Engineer  RINI Technologies, Inc.
1999-2001Research AssistantInstitute for Space and Nuclear Power StudiesEngineeringUniversity of New Mexico
1998-1999Engineer & QA Representative  Tetisan, Inc.
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
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  YearPublication  Type
High Heat Flux Spray Cooling with Ammonia: Investigation of Enhanced Surfaces for HTC
Bostanci, H., Rini, D.P., Kizito, J.P., Singh, V., Seal, S., Chow, L.C.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 75, pp. 718-725
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Heat Transfer Enhancement of PAO in Microchannel Heat Sink using Nano-Encapsulated Phase Change Indium Particles
Wu, W., Bostanci, H., Chow, L.C., Hong, Y., Ding, J.S., Su, M., Kizito, J.P.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 58, pp. 348-355
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Jet Impingement of Air-particle Suspension with Nanoencapsulated Phase Change Materials
Wu, W., Bostanci, H., Chow, L.C., Hong, Y., Ding, J.S., Su, M., Kizito, J.P.
ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, vol. 135, pp. 052202-1-8
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Micro Scale Surface Modifications for Heat Transfer Enhancement
Bostanci, H., Singh, V., Rini, D.P., Kizito, J.P., Seal, S., Chow, L.C.
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol 5 (19), pp. 9572-9578
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Thermal Management of Power Inverter Modules at High Fluxes via Two-Phase Spray Cooling
Bostanci, H., Van Ee, D., Saarloos, B.A, Rini, D.P., Chow, L.C
IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 2 (9), pp. 1480-1485
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Conference Publications
  Type  Conference Publications per page   
1  2 3 
  YearPublication  TypeAcceptance Rate
Nucleate Boiling of Dielectric Liquids on Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Surfaces
Bostanci, H., Joshua, N.E.
Proc. ASME IMECE 2015, Houston, TX, November 13-29, 2015
Preliminary Analysis of an Innovative Rotary Displacer Stirling Engine
Bagheri, A., Bostanci, H., Foster, P.R.
Proc. ASME IMECE 2015, Houston, TX, November 13-29, 2015
Spray Cooling with HFC-134a and HFO-1234yf for Thermal Management of Automotive Power Electronics
Yaddanapudi, S.J., Bostanci, H.
Proc. ASME IMECE 2015, Houston, TX, November 13-29, 2015
Nucleate Boiling of Dielectric Liquids on Hydrophobic-Patterned Surfaces
Joshua, N.E., Ajakumar, D.K., Bostanci, H.
Proc. ASME IMECE 2014, Quebec, Canada, November 14-20, 2014
Automating a Heat Shrink Tubing Process
Yousefi-Darani, S., Joshua, N.E., Bostanci, H., Barbieri, E.
Proc. IAJC/ISAM Joint Int. Conf., ISBN 978-1-60643-379-9, Orlando, FL, September 25-27, 2014
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2012-PresentElsevier-International Journal of Thermal SciencesReviewer 
2010-PresentASME Journal of Heat TransferReviewer 
2010-PresentASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering ApplicationsReviewer 
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2015-2016NPI-UNT Partnership on Nuclear Education Program and Systems Engineering Initiative TeamNuclear Power Institute-TEES$40,774Principal InvestigatorActive
2015Proprietary Industrial Research- Phase IAmerican Science & Engineering, Inc.$26,577Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2015Planning for the Establishment of Systems Engineering Initiative Teams at UNTNuclear Power Institute-TEES$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2013-2014Spray Cooling: An Advanced Thermal Management Technique for Space ApplicationsNASA TSGC New Investigator Program$10,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2013-2014Energy Assessment on a Small-Scale House via Air Infiltration and Thermography TestsASHRAE$5,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2013Development of an Automated Heat Shrink Harnessing Device- Phase ISafran/Labinal Inc.$14,356Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2013-2014Advanced Thermal Management of Hybrid Vehicle ElectronicsUNT Research Opportunity Program$7,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2013Development of Novel Surfaces for Enhanced Thermal Management of High Power DevicesUNT Research Initiation Grant$7,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Teaching
ENGR 3343 Thermodynamics - UCF

MEET 3940 Fluid Mechanics Applications - UNT

MEET 3990 Applied Thermodynamics - UNT

MEET 4360 Experimental Thermal Sciences - UNT

MSET 5010 Graduate Seminar -UNT

MSET 5800 / MSET 5170 Thermal Management - UNT

toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2014ETEC Strategic Planning CommitteeMember 
2013-2014DP Art CommitteeMember 
2012College of Engineering Library CommitteeMember 
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2012-PresentASHRAE Member
2012-PresentASEE Member
2010-PresentASME Member
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
1998Merit ScholarshipIstanbul Technical University
1998Graduate Study and Research ScholarshipJapanese Government :MEXT
toggle toggle Renowned Teachers
Dr. Louis C. Chow
University Chair, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Central Florida

Dr. Mohamed S. El-Genk
Regents' Professor of Chemical, Nuclear and Mechanical Engineering, Founding Director of the Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies
University of New Mexico

toggle toggle Biographical Sketch
Huseyin Bostanci
Dr. Bostanci is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at UNT. Previously he worked as a Lead Engineer at RINI Technologies, Inc. and conducted fundamental and applied research. His earlier efforts included leading and participating in various projects for US military, government agencies and prime defense contractors (AFRL, DARPA, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman), mainly for the cooling of high power lasers and electronics onboard military tactical platforms and hybrid electric vehicles. He has extensive experience in the areas of enhanced heat transfer surfaces, immersion cooling via nucleate boiling, evaporative spray cooling, and miniature refrigeration. Dr. Bostanci co-authored 20+ publications including a book chapter, and journal and conference papers. He has been teaching Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics Applications, Experimental Thermal Sciences, and Thermal Management classes for Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology majors.

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