|Department:||Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
Research Interests: Renewable energy, wind turbine aeromechanics and wind farm optimization, low-speed aerodynamics, wind tunnel testing, vortex flow dynamics, Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) and flow-structure interactions
Ph.D. Iowa State University, 2012 -2014 Aerospace Engineering
M.S. Iowa State University, 2009-2012 Aerospace Engineering
B.S. Middle East Technical University, 2003-2009 Aerospace Engineering
W. Tian, A. Ozbay, and H. Hu, “A wind tunnel study of wind loads on a model wind turbine in atmospheric boundary layer winds", Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 85, pp17-26, 2019.
W. Tian, A. Ozbay, and H. Hu, “An experimental investigation on the aeromechanics and wake interferences of wind turbines sited over complex terrain". Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol.172, pp379-394, 2018.
ZY Wang, W. Tian, A. Ozbay and H. Hu, “An Experimental Study on the Aerodynamic Performances and Wake Characteristics of an Innovative Dual-Rotor Wind Turbine", Energy, Vol. 147, pp94-109, 2018.
Tian, A. Ozbay and H. Hu, “An Experimental Investigation on the Wake Interference Among Wind Turbines Sited in Aligned and Staggered Wind Farms”. Wind Energy, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp100-114, 2018
Tian, A. Ozbay, XD Wang, and H. Hu, “Experimental investigation on the wake interference among wind turbines sited in atmospheric boundary layer winds". Acta Mechanica Sinica, Vol. 33, No.4,pp742–753, Springer, 2017
Wang. W Tian, A. Ozbay, A. Sharma and H. Hu, “An Experimental Study on the Aeromechanics and Wake Characteristics of a Novel Twin‐Rotor Wind Turbine in a Turbulent Boundary Layer Flow", Experiments in Fluids, 57:150 (17 pages), 2016
Ozbay, W. Tian and H. Hu, “An Experimental Investigation On The Wake Characteristics and Aeromechanics of Dual-Rotor Wind Turbines", ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol.138, No.4, 042602 (15 pages).