• KAUST Research Conference: Combustion in Extreme Conditions

KAUST Research Conference
Combustion in Extreme Conditions

March 5-8, 2018

Invited SpeakersProfile Details

Omer Gülder
Omer Gülder Professor
University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies


​Dr. Gülder is a professor at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) since 2001 and was the associate director of UTIAS between 2007 and 2016. Before joining UTIAS as a faculty member, he worked as a research scientist and then as the section head of the combustion laboratory at the National Research Council of Canada.  Dr. Gülder completed his PhD at the University of Manchester, UK, and his undergraduate and MSc degrees at the Middle East Technical University, Turkey. His current research interests include high pressure combustion, soot formation, turbulent combustion, bio-fuels for aviation, and aviation fuel thermal stability. He has published over 250 papers on combustion related subjects and served on the editorial boards of Combustion and Flame, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, and International Journal of Engine Research. He shares three patents on non-intrusive soot diagnostics. He was the chair of the Canadian Section of the Combustion Institute for 10 years and was on the board of directors of the Combustion Institute for 12 years. In addition to his fundamental research activities in combustion and propulsion, he is involved in industrial research efforts in collaboration with the major gas turbine engine manufacturers in Canada. Dr. Gülder is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

All sessions by Omer Gülder

  • Day 2Monday, March 5th
10:45 am

Soot Aerosol Formation and Morphology in High Pressure Combustion

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5)

KAUST 10:45 - 11:15 Details