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Inanc Senocak

Associate Professor
William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellow & Associate Professor
Senocak Research Group Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

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(2018) Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

(2018) Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

(2011) NSF CAREER Award.

(2003) Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/ NASA Ames Research Center.

PhD, Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, 1998 - 2002

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1994 - 1998

Hasbestan, J., Xiao, C.N., & Senocak, I. (2020). PittPack: An open-source Poisson’s equation solver for extreme-scale computing with accelerators. Computer Physics Communications. doi: 10.1016/j.cpc.2020.107272.

Santos, F.P., Lage, P.L.C., Favero, J.L., & Senocak, I. (2020). GPU-accelerated simulation of polydisperse multiphase flows using dual-quadrature-based moment methods. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, 98(5), 1211-1224.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/cjce.23697.

Senocak, I., & Xiao, C.N. (2020). Linear Instability of Stably Stratified Down-Slope Flows. In Modeling and Simulation of Turbulent Mixing and Reaction, Livescu, D., Nouri, A., Battaglia, F., & Givi, P. (Eds.). (pp. 47-68).Springer Singapore. doi: 10.1007/978-981-15-2643-5_3.

Xiao, C.N., & Senocak, I. (2020). Linear stability of katabatic Prandtl slope flows with ambient wind forcing. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 886.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/jfm.2019.1047.

Xiao, C.N., & Senocak, I. (2020). Stability of the anabatic Prandtl slope flow in a stably stratified medium. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 885, A13.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/jfm.2019.981.

Yang, D., Streveler, R., Miller, R.L., Senocak, I., & Slotta, J. (2020). Using schema training to facilitate students' understanding of challenging engineering concepts in heat transfer and thermodynamics. Journal of Engineering Education, 109(4), 1-17.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/jee.20360.

DeLeon, R., & Senocak, I. (2019). The Role of Forcing and Eddy Viscosity Variation on the Log-Layer Mismatch Observed in Wall-Modeled Large-Eddy Simulations. JOURNAL OF FLUIDS ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 141(5).ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4041562.

DeLeon, R., Umphrey, C., & Senocak, I. (2019). Turbulent Inflow Generation Through Buoyancy Perturbations with Colored Noise. AIAA JOURNAL, 57(2), 532-542.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). doi: 10.2514/1.J057245.

Xiao, C.N., & Senocak, I. (2019). Stability of the Prandtl model for katabatic slope flows. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 865, R2.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/jfm.2019.132.

DeLeon, R., Sandusky, M., & Senocak, I. (2018). Simulations of Turbulent Flow Over Complex Terrain Using an Immersed-Boundary Method. BOUNDARY-LAYER METEOROLOGY, 167(3), 399-420.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10546-018-0336-8.

Hasbestan, J.J., & Senocak, I. (2018). Binarized-octree generation for Cartesian adaptive mesh refinement around immersed geometries. JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS, 368, 179-195.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jcp.2018.04.039.

Shrestha, A., & Senocak, I. (2018). Multi-Level Domain-Decomposition Strategy for Solving the Eikonal Equation with the Fast-Sweeping Method. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS, 29(10), 2297-2303.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPDS.2018.2829869.

Hasbestan, J.J., & Senocak, I. (2017). A short note on the use of the red-black tree in Cartesian adaptive mesh refinement algorithms. JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS, 351, 473-477.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jcp.2017.09.056.

Phillips, T., DeLeon, R., & Senocak, I. (2017). Dynamic rating of overhead transmission lines over complex terrain using a large-eddy simulation paradigm. RENEWABLE ENERGY, 108, 380-389.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2017.02.072.

Umphrey, C., DeLeon, R., & Senocak, I. (2017). Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Katabatic Slope Flows with an Immersed-Boundary Method. BOUNDARY-LAYER METEOROLOGY, 164(3), 367-382.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10546-017-0252-3.

Senocak, I., & Jin, H. (2016). Introduction to Scientific and Technical Computing. In Introduction to Scientific and Technical Computing, Willmore, F., Jankowski, E., & Colina, C. (Eds.). (pp. 219-234).CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/9781315382395.

Senocak, I., Sandusky, M., DeLeon, R., Wade, D., Felzien, K., & Budnikova, M. (2015). An Immersed Boundary Geometric Preprocessor for Arbitrarily Complex Terrain and Geometry. JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC TECHNOLOGY, 32(11), 2075-2087.American Meteorological Society. doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00023.1.

DeLeon, R., Jacobsen, D., & Senocak, I. (2013). Large-Eddy Simulations of Turbulent Incompressible Flows on GPU Clusters. COMPUTING IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING, 15(1), 26-33.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/MCSE.2012.37.

Jacobsen, D.A., & Senocak, I. (2013). Multi-level parallelism for incompressible flow computations on GPU clusters. PARALLEL COMPUTING, 39(1), 1-20.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.parco.2012.10.002.

Santos, F.P., Senocak, I., Favero, J.L., & Lage, P.L.C. (2013). Solution of the population balance equation using parallel adaptive cubature on GPUs. COMPUTERS & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, 55, 61-70.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2013.04.012.

Wade, D., & Senocak, I. (2013). Stochastic reconstruction of multiple source atmospheric contaminant dispersion events. ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, 74, 45-51.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.02.051.

Thibault, J.C., & Senocak, I. (2012). Accelerating incompressible flow computations with a Pthreads-CUDA implementation on small-footprint multi-GPU platforms. JOURNAL OF SUPERCOMPUTING, 59(2), 693-719.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s11227-010-0468-1.

Gowardhan, A.A., Pardyjak, E.R., Senocak, I., & Brown, M.J. (2011). A CFD-based wind solver for an urban fast response transport and dispersion model. ENVIRONMENTAL FLUID MECHANICS, 11(5), 439-464.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10652-011-9211-6.

Senocak, I., Henuartner, N.W., Short, M.B., & Daniel, W.B. (2008). Stochastic event reconstruction of atmospheric contaminant dispersion using Bayesian inference. ATMOSPHERIC ENVIRONMENT, 42(33), 7718-7727.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.05.024.

Senocak, I., Ackerman, A.S., Kirkpatrick, M.P., Stevens, D.E., & Mansour, N.N. (2007). Study of near-surface models for large-eddy simulations of a neutrally stratified atmospheric boundary layer. BOUNDARY-LAYER METEOROLOGY, 124(3), 405-424.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10546-007-9181-x.

Senocak, I., Shyy, W., & Johansen, S.T. (2005). Statistical characteristics of unsteady reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes simulations. NUMERICAL HEAT TRANSFER PART B-FUNDAMENTALS, 47(1), 1-18.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10407790490515792.

Senocak, I., & Shyy, W. (2004). Interfacial dynamics-based modelling of turbulent cavitating flows, Part-2: Time-dependent computations. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN FLUIDS, 44(9), 997-1016.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/fld.693.

Senocak, I., & Shyy, W. (2004). Interfacial dynamics-based modelling of turbulent cavitating flows, Part-1: Model development and steady-state computations. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN FLUIDS, 44(9), 975-995.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/fld.692.

Vaidyanathan, R., Senocak, I., Wu, J., & Shyy, W. (2003). Sensitivity evaluation of a transport-based turbulent cavitation model. Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 125(3), 447-458. doi: 10.1115/1.1566048.

Wu, J., Senocak, I., Wang, G., Wu, Y., & Shyy, W. (2003). Three-dimensional simulation of turbulent cavitating flows in a hollow-jet valve. CMES - Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 4(6), 679-689. doi: 10.3970/cmes.2003.004.679.

Senocak, I., & Shyy, W. (2002). A pressure-based method for turbulent cavitating flow computations. Journal of Computational Physics, 176(2), 363-383. doi: 10.1006/jcph.2002.6992.

Wang, G.Y., Senocak, I., Shyy, W., Ikohagi, T., & Cao, S.L. (2001). Dynamics of attached turbulent cavitating flows. PROGRESS IN AEROSPACE SCIENCES, 37(6), 551-581.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0376-0421(01)00014-8.

He, X., Senocak, I., Shyy, W., Gangadharan, S.N., & Thakur, S. (2000). Evaluation of laminar-turbulent transition and equilibrium near wall turbulence models. NUMERICAL HEAT TRANSFER PART A-APPLICATIONS, 37(2), 101-112.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/104077800274325.

Xiao, C.N., & Senocak, I. Impact of stratification mechanisms on turbulent characteristics of stable open-channel flows.

Hasbestan, J.J., & Senocak, I. (2018). PittPACK: Open-source fft-based poisson's equation solver for computing with accelerators. In ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), 7. doi: 10.1115/IMECE201887697.

J. Hasbestan, J., & Senocak, I. (2018). PittPack: Open-Source FFT-Based Poisson’s Equation Solver for Computing With Accelerators. In Volume 7: Fluids Engineering.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/imece2018-87697.

Sandusky, M., DeLeon, R., & Senocak, I. (2018). Large-Eddy Simulation of Offshore Wind Farms for Power Prediction. In Volume 6B: Energy, 6B-2018.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/imece2018-87965.

DeLeon, R., & Senocak, I. (2017). Turbulent inflow generation for large-eddy simulation of incompressible flows through buoyancy perturbations. In 23rd AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 2017.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2017-3294.

Hasbestan, J.J., & Senocak, I. (2017). A parallel adaptive mesh refinement software for complex geometry flow simulations. In 23rd AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 2017.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2017-3301.

Shrestha, A., & Senocak, I. (2017). Multi-level parallel algorithm to solve the eikonal equation with the fast sweeping method. In 23rd AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 2017.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2017-4507.

DeLeon, R., & Senocak, I. (2016). A novel fix to reduce the log-layer mismatch in wall-modeled large-eddy simulations of turbulent channel flow. In ASME 2016 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 1A-2016.American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Washington, DC. doi: 10.1115/FEDSM2016-7698.

Umphrey, C., & Senocak, I. (2016). Turbulent inflow generation for the large-eddy simulation technique through globally neutral buoyancy perturbations. In 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 0.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2016-0340.

Umphrey, C., DeLeon, R., & Senocak, I. (2016). A cartesian immersed boundary method to simulate stably stratified turbulent flows. In 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 0.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2016-0603.

Senocak, I., Deleon, R., Sandusky, M., & Wade, D. (2015). A geometric preprocessor for immersed boundary method calculations. In ASME/JSME/KSME 2015 Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, AJKFluids 2015, 1. doi: 10.1115/AJKFluids20157678.

Senocak, I., Sandusky, M., DeLeon, R., & Wade, D. (2015). A Geometric Preprocessor for Immersed Boundary Method Calculations. In Volume 1: Symposia.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/ajkfluids2015-7678.

Phillips, T.B., Senocak, I., Gentle, J.P., Myers, K.S., & Anderson, P. (2014). Investigation of a dynamic power line rating concept for improved wind energy integration over complex terrain. In ASME 2014 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 1D.American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Chicago, Illinois. doi: 10.1115/FEDSM2014-21377.

Webb, J., & Senocak, I. (2014). A unified approach to explain thermo-fluid science concepts using interactive molecular-level simulations. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.Indianapolis, Indiana.

Yang, D., & Senocak, I. (2013). The search for strategies to prevent persistent misconceptions. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.Atlanta, GA.

DeLeon, R., & Senocak, I. (2012). GPU-accelerated large-eddy simulation of turbulent channel flows. In 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2012-722.

DeLeon, R., Felzien, K., & Senocak, I. (2012). Toward a gpu-accelerated immersed boundary method for wind forecasting over complex terrain. In ASME 2012 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 1(PARTS A AND B), (pp. 1385-1394).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, USA. doi: 10.1115/FEDSM2012-72145.

Jacobsen, D.A., & Senocak, I. (2011). A full-depth amalgamated parallel 3D geometric multigrid solver for gpu clusters. In 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.Orlando, FL. doi: 10.2514/6.2011-946.

Jacobsen, D.A., & Senocak, I. (2011). Scalability of incompressible flow computations on multi-gpu clusters using dual-level and tri-level parallelism. In 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2011-947.

Jacobsen, D.A., Thibault, J.C., & Senocak, I. (2010). An MPI-CUDA implementation for massively parallel incompressible flow computations on multi-GPU clusters. In 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.Orlando, FL. doi: 10.2514/6.2010-522.

Senocak, I. (2010). Application of a Bayesian inference method to reconstruct short-range atmospheric dispersion events. In AIP Conference Proceedings, 1305, (pp. 250-257).AIP. doi: 10.1063/1.3573624.

Thibault, J.C., & Senocak, I. (2009). CUDA implementation of a Navier-Stokes solver on multi- GPU desktop platforms for incompressible flows. In 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2009-758.

Senocak, I., & Shyy, W. (2003). Computations of unsteady cavitation with a pressure-based method. In Proceedings of the ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, 1 B, (p. 1399).ASMEDC. doi: 10.1115/FEDSM2003-45009.

Wu, J., Utturkar, Y., Senocak, I., Shyy, W., & Arakere, N. (2003). Impact of turbulence and compressibility modeling on three-dimensional cavitating flow computations. In 33rd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2003-4264.

Senocak, I., & Shyy, W. (2002). Evaluation of cavitation models for Navier-Stokes computations. In ASME 2002 Joint U.S.-European Fluids Engineering Division Conference, 257(1 A), (pp. 395-401).ASMEDC.Montreal, Quebec, Canada. doi: 10.1115/FEDSM2002-31011.

Vaidyanathan, R., Senocak, I., Wu, J., & Shyy, W. (2002). Sensitivity evaluation of a transport-based turbulent cavitation model. In 32nd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, 125(3), (pp. 447-458).ASME International.St. Louis, Missouri. doi: 10.2514/6.2002-3184.

Vaidyanathan, R., Senocak, I., Wu, J., & Shyy, W. (2002). Sensitivity Evaluation of a Transport-Based Turbulent Cavitation Model. In 32nd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2002-3184.

Senocak, I., & Shyy, W. (2001). A pressure-based method for turbulent cavitating flow computations. In 15th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 176(2), (pp. 363-383).Elsevier BV. doi: 10.2514/6.2001-2907.

SENOCAK, I., & SHYY, W.E.I. (2001). A Pressure-Based Method for Turbulent Cavitating Flow Computations. In 15th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference.American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. doi: 10.2514/6.2001-2907.

Research interests

Atmospheric transport and...
Cavitation
Computational fluid dynamics
Computational geometry
Parallel computing
Turbulence
Wind energy