College of Engineering and Technology

Bora Karayaka

Bora Karayaka

Department of Engineering & Technology
Assistant Professor
Phone: 828-227-2472
Email: hbkarayaka@email.wcu.edu
Office Address: Belk 339

Recent Research Publications:

Conference Proceedings:

  • Holland L, Karayaka HB, Tanaka ML, Ball A, "An Empirical Method for Estimating Thermal System Parameters Based on Operating Data in Smart Grids", 2014 IEEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, February 19-22, Washington, DC (2014-submitted).

  • Karayaka, H., Adams, R., "An Implementation of Power System Analysis Course for ECET Students," presented in ASEE Annual Conference 2013, Atlanta, GA.

  • Karayaka, H., Mehrubeoglu, M., "Nuclear Workforce Development Scholarships and Enhancements Program Phase I Outreach and Recruiting," presented in ASEE Annual Conference 2013, Atlanta, GA (This paper won the best paper award - 3rd place).

  • Hayrettin Karayaka, Hugo Mahlke, Darek Bogucki, and Ruby Mehrubeoglu. A Rotational Wave Energy Conversion System Development and Validation with Real Ocean Wave Data. (Detroit, Michigan: IEEE Power Engineering Society 2011 General Meeting, 2011). Available at ieeexplore.ieee.org.

  • Hayrettin Karayaka, Faruk Yildiz, Ruby Mehrubeoglu, and Korinne Caruso. A Nuclear Power Industry Career Development Workshop for High School Teachers in a Hispanic Serving Institution . (Vancouver, BC: ASEE Annual Conference 2011, 2011). Available at www.asee.org.

  • Hayrettin Karayaka, Hugo Mahlke, and Ruby Mehrubeoglu. The Development of a Rotational Wave Energy Conversion System: Design and Simulations. (Baton Rouge, LA: IEEE Green Technology Conference 2011, 2011). Available at ieeexplore.ieee.org.

  • Faruk Yildiz, Douglas Kingman, Keith Coogler, and Hayrettin Karayaka. Recruitment of K-12 Students to Engineering Technology Programs through Applied alternative Energy Education Workshops. (Houston, TX: ASEE-GSW Annual Conference 2011, 2011). Available at http://www.tech.uh.edu/aseegsw2011/documents/asee-gsw-2011-conference-technical-program.pdf

  • Hayrettin Karayaka, Ruby Mehrubeoglu, and John D Fernandez. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Teaching "Energy Conversion" Course. (Houston, TX: ASEE-GSW Annual Conference 2011, 2011). Available at http://www.tech.uh.edu/aseegsw2011/documents/asee-gsw-2011-conference-technical-program.pdf

Poster Presentation:

  • Karayaka, H. "Energy-Maximizing Phase Control Methodology for a Resonant WEC Power Take Off System," Reforming the Electric Energy Systems Curriculum for Sustainability Workshop 2013, Napa, CA.

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