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educator , mechanical engineer

M. Pinar Menguc, Turkish mechanical engineer, educator. Recipient Engineering awards National Science Foundation, 1986, 98, 99, 2002, 04, 05, 06; research grantee Department Energy, 1987, 92, 93, International Business Machines Corporation, 1986, ENEL, Pisa, Italy, 1989,92, TRW, 1994, Department Agriculture, 1998, 2003, 05.


Menguc, M. Pinar was born on January 17, 1955 in Kayseri, Turkey. Came to the United States, 1980.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey, 1978. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1985.


Research assistant Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1980-1985. Assistant professor department mechanical engineering University Kentucky, Lexington, 1985-1988, associate professor department mechanical engineering, 1988-1993, professor department mechanical engineering, since 1993. Visiting researcher Harvard Medical School/Shriners Burns Institute, 1998-1999.

Organizer international symposia on radiation transfer, 1995, 97.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 150 articles to professional journals and conferences (7 outstanding paper awards).


President Purdue Turkish Student Association, West Lafayette, 1983-1984. Vice president Purdue International Student Council, 1984. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Member The Combustion Institute, Optical Society of America.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: photography.


M. Ayse Iris, August 19, 1980. Children: Yigit, Tugce.

Yigit Menguc

Tugce Menguc