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:

Journal Articles:

  • Y. Sang, H.B. Karayaka*, Y. Yan, J.Z. Zhang, D. Bogucki, Y-H. Yu, “A Rule-Based Phase Control Methodology for a Slider-Crank Wave Energy Converter Power Take-Off System,” International Journal of Marine Energy, vol. 19, September 2017, pp.124-144.
  • Karayaka, H.B.*, Adams, R., “The Evaluation of a New Hybrid Flipped Classroom Approach to Teaching Power Electronics,” Global Journal of Engineering Education by WIETE, vol. 17, no. 2, 2015: pp 61-69.
  • Yanjun Yan*, James Z. Zhang, and Hayrettin Bora Karayaka. “A Comparison of Edge Detectors in the Framework of Wake Pattern Modeling for Wind Turbines,” International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management, vol. 6, no. 28, 2015.

Book Chapters:

  • Sang, Y., Karayaka, H. B.*, Yan, Y., Yilmaz, N., Souders, D., “Ocean (Marine) Energy,” Comprehensive Energy Systems, Dincer, I., Ed.; Elsevier (2017-approved for publication).
  • Karayaka, H. B.*, Holland, L. T., Tanaka, M. L., Ball, A. “Power Systems: Thermal Load Characterization and Regulation,” Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, 2nd Ed.; Anwar, S., Ed.; Taylor & Francis: New York (2016).

Conference Proceedings:

  • Roy, P., Karayaka, H.*, Yan, Y., Alqudah, Y., “Size Optimization of Battery-Supercapacitor Hybrid Energy Storage System for 1MW Grid Connected PV Array,” North American Power Symposium, Morgantown, WV (2017-accepted).
  • Karayaka, H.*, Parrish, T., Adams, R., “A Capstone Project: Assessment of Energy Savings from Retuning of Air Handlers,” ASEE Annual Conference, Columbus, OH (2017- presented).
  • Wallace, D., Karayaka, H.*, Alqudah, Y., “Optimum Parameter Search for a Slider-Crank Wave Energy Converter under Regular and Irregular Wave Conditions,” IEEE SoutheastCon, Concord NC, (2017-presented).
  • Stender, M., Yanjun, Y.*, Karayaka, H., Tay, P., Adams, P., “Simulating Micro-robots to Find a Point of Interest under Noise and with Limited Communication Using Particle Swarm Optimization,” IEEE SoutheastCon, Concord NC, (2017-presented).
  • Karayaka, H.*, Adams, R., “A Capstone Project: The Electron Garden on the Green (EGG),” ASEE Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (2016-presented).
  • Chaires, J., Karayaka, H.*, Yan, Y., Gardner, P., “Solar Farm Hourly Dispatching using Super-Capacitor and Battery System,” IEEE-Clemson University Power Systems Conference, March 8-11, Clemson, SC (2016-presented).
  • Bailey, K., Tay, P.*, Karayaka, B., “A Filterbank Method to Determine Ocean Wave Frequency,” IEEE-Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, March 6-8, Santa Fe, NM, (2016-presented).
  • Sang, Y., Karayaka, H.*, Yan, Y., Zhang, J., Muljadi, E., Yu, Y-H., “Energy Extraction from A Slider-Crank Wave Energy Converter under Irregular Wave Conditions,” IEEE-MTS OCEANS Conference, October 19-22, Washington, DC (2015-presented).
  • Sang, Y., Karayaka, H.*, Yan, Y., Zhang, J., Muljadi, E., “Irregular Wave Energy Extraction Analysis for A Slider Crank WEC Power Take-off System,” IEEE ACEMP-OPTIM-Electromotion joint Conference, September 2-4, Side, Turkey. (2015-presented).
  • Karayaka, H.*, Adams, R., “A Hybrid Flipped Classroom Approach to Teaching Power Electronics to Electrical Engineering Students,” ASEE Annual Conference Seattle, WA (2015-presented).
  • Sang, Y., Karayaka, H.*, Yan, Y., Zhang, J., “Resonance Control Strategy for A Slider Crank WEC Power Take-off System,” IEEE-MTS  OCEANS Conference, September 15-19, St. John’s, NL, Canada (2014-presented).
  • Lee Holland, H. Bora Karayaka*, Martin Tanaka, and Aaron Ball, “An Investigation of Parametric Load Leveling Control Methodologies for Resistive Heaters in Smart Grids,” IEEE Green Technology Conference, April 3-4, Corpus Christi, TX (2014-presented).
  • Mehrube Mehrubeoglu*, Lifford McLauchlan and Bora Karayaka, “Ocean Energy Conversion and Storage - Prototypes for Wave, Current and Tide Energy Generators,” IEEE Green Technology Conference, April 3-4, Corpus Christi, TX (2014-presented).
  • 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).
  • H. Karayaka, D. Souders, N. Yilmaz*, “A CFD Based 2-D Validation Study of the Dynamics of a Semi-submerged Sphere in Heave Motion,” IX. Clean Energy Symposium, UTES’13, Konya, Turkey (2013-presented).
  • 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.

Conference/Workshop Presentations:

  • Nevarez, J.*, Karayaka, H., “Optimal Control for Efficient Electric Heating,” presented in Appalachian Energy Summit, July 2017, Boone, NC.
  • Roy, P.*, Karayaka, H., Yan, Y., Alqudah, Y., “Cost comparison of battery-supercapacitor hybrid energy storage system for hourly dispatching solar power,” presented in Appalachian Energy Summit, July 2017, Boone, NC.
  • Seaon Carter*, Bora Karayaka, “Slider Crank Power Take-off System Buoy Optimization,” presented in NCUR, April 2017, Memphis, TN.
  • Daniel Wallace*, Bora Karayaka, “Optimal Radius for Slider Crank Wave Energy Converter Power Take-off System,” presented in NCUR, April 2016, Asheville, NC.
  • Chase Weddle*, Robert Bianculli, Ross Heffley, Bora Karayaka, “The Electron Garden on the Green (EGG) Project for Western Carolina University,” presented in Appalachian Energy Summit, July 2015, Boone, NC.
  • Yuanrui Sang, Bora Karayaka*, “A Suboptimal Control Strategy for a Slider Crank Wave Energy Converter Power Take-Off System,” presented in GrandEng 2015 workshop at Northwestern University, May 2015, IL.
  • Yuanrui Sang*, Bora Karayaka, “Maximizing Energy Extraction from a Slider Crank Wave Energy Converter,” presented in NCCGS Graduate Education Day, May 2015, Eastern Carolina University, NC.
  • Anthony Bonetti*, Bora Karayaka, “CHP Project for Western Carolina University,” presented in Appalachian Energy Summit, July 2014, Boone, NC.
  • Steven Padgett, Bora Karayaka*, “The Electric Bicycle,” presented in Appalachian Energy Summit, July 2013, Boone, NC.

 * Corresponding author

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