Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Technologies (ODAK)

Assoc. Prof. Onur TAYLAN

Division Coordinator
ODAK division of ODTÜ-GÜNAM contributes to the development of innovative concentrating solar technologies to be used in power generation and industrial processes. Studies by ODAK focus on the thermal applications in the medium and high concentration ratios and complement the research activities on the topic of concentrating photovoltaics.

Latest news from ODAK

January 26, 2023

SolarHub Kick-Off Event Successfully Completed

The Kick-Off Meeting of the SolarHub project under the coordination of ODTÜ-GÜNAM was held at the Süleyman Demirel Cultural Center of İstanbul Technical University on January 23, 2023, in the Call for Excellence Hubs, the field of TÜBİTAK Horizon Europe Program – Expanding Participation and Strengthening ERA.Following his participation in this Kick-Off Meeting, TÜBİTAK President, Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal, shared the importance and support of TÜBİTAK for innovation-oriented green economic growth with the partners of the SolarHub consortium within the scope of his speech.We would like to thank Prof. Derek Baker (project director), Prof. Rasit Turan, Prof. Ilker Tari, Assoc.…

January 17, 2023

“Re-You” Project

We attended the RE-You Project conference held by the South Marmara Development Agency within the framework of the program carried out by the T.R. Ministry of Labor and Social Security and within the scope of the European Union Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA). Within the scope of the conference held at Ankara HiltonSA on January 16, 2023, with the title of “Yenilenebilir Enerji Sektöründe İstihdam: Gelecek için Doğru Beceriler”, a panel with important representatives of the sector was also organized. ODTÜ-GÜNAM Chairman of the Board and Middle East Technical University Physics Department Academician Prof. Dr. Rasit Turan became one of the invited speakers of this panel. #renewableenergy #employment…

December 27, 2022

The first and only program for academic entrepreneurs: BİGG – LABSOUT

“BİGG – LABSOUT”, the first and only program focusing on academic entrepreneurship among the BİGG Programs, has been awarded the support of TÜBİTAK. The project, which will be carried out in partnership with ODTÜ GÜNAM, ODTÜ MEMS Merkezi, ODTÜ TEKNOKENT, ODTÜ TTO, and TÜBİTAK MARMARA ARAŞTIRMA MERKEZİ, will support academic entrepreneurs.  “BİGG – LABSOUT”, which was designed to support academics at every stage in the process from the birth of innovative ideas to commercial success, has been awarded support from TÜBİTAK. ODTÜ GÜNAM, ODTÜ MEMS, ODTÜ TEKNOKENT, ODTÜ TTO, SUNUM, and TÜBİTAK MAM, which came together for the project, will be with academics in R&D,…