Orhan Yesin (Co-Secretary)

Orhan is Professor (since 1981) of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey.  He has a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from METU, and a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Manchester University (U.K.) gained while on a NATO Science Fellowship (1965-1969).  He has specialized in safety analysis of nuclear reactors, heat transfer in two-phase flows, and geothermal energy utilization.  Orhan is currently a member of the Nuclear Safety Advisory Committee of Turkish Atomic Energy Authority, and was Assistant Director of Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (1978-1980).  He was Chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Department at METU (1977-1978,1982-1987).  Orhan is also currently the Chairman of the Turkish National Committee for the World Energy Council.