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Personal Statement

Dr Yigit Kemal Demirel is a Senior Lecturer in the Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering Department at the University of Strathclyde, and is the International/Erasmus Exchange Coordinator of the Department. His research interests lie in computational (CFD) and experimental hydrodynamics. He is actively engaged in fundamental and industry-focussed research on the effect of roughness (hull fouling and antifouling coatings) on ship performance, energy efficiency of ships, hull-propeller optimisation and energy saving devices (ESDs). In 2017, Dr Demirel was appointed as an ITTC Resistance and Propulsion Committee Member for a duration of three years.

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Research Output

Does the barnacle settlement pattern affect ship resistance and powering?

Uzun, D., Ozyurt, R., Demirel, Y. K. & Turan, O., 29 Feb 2020, In : Applied Ocean Research. 95, 19 p., 102020.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • Thesis

    A numerical study on the effect of bow flare angle on green water loading on FPSO

    Author: Lee, S., 8 Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Demirel, Y. K. (Supervisor) & Atlar, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis

    A numerical study on the maneuverability of the DTMB 5415 using CFD

    Author: Kim, J., 29 Mar 2019

    Supervisor: Tezdogan, T. (Supervisor) & Demirel, Y. K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis


    Best Industrial/Application Paper Award

    Yigit Kemal Demirel (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (Journal)

    Yigit Kemal Demirel (Guest editor)
    3 Feb 202020 Jul 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal or guest editorship

    ITTC Resistance and Propulsion Committee

    Yigit Kemal Demirel (Visiting researcher)
    14 Jan 202016 Jan 2020

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external organisation