Dr. Huseyin Bostanci

Assistant Professor

Thermal Management Lab (F180)

Areas of Research
Thermal management of high power devices
Energy efficient building technologies
R&D on spray cooling

Dr. Huseyin Bostanci is an assitant professor of mechanical engineering technology. Previously he worked as a Lead Engineer at RINI Technologies, Inc. and conducted fundamental and applied research. His efforts over the past 10 years included leading and participating in various projects for US military, government agencies and prime defense contractors (AFRL, DARPA, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman), mainly for the cooling of high power lasers and electronics onboard military tactical platforms and hybrid electric vehicles. He has extensive experience in the areas of enhanced heat transfer surfaces, immersion cooling via nucleate boiling, evaporative spray cooling, and miniature refrigeration. Dr. Bostanci co-authored 20+ publications including a book chapter, and journal and conference papers. He has been teaching Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics Applications, and Experimental Thermal Sciences classes for Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology majors.


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2010
  • MS, Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2001
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1998

Selected Publications:

  • Bostanci, H., Van Ee, D., Saarloos, B.A, Rini, D.P., Chow, L.C. (2012). “Thermal Management of Power Inverter Modules at High Fluxes via Two-Phase Spray Cooling.” IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, vol. 2 (9), pp. 1480-1485
  • Bostanci, H., Rini, D.P., Kizito, J.P., Singh, V., Seal, S., Chow, L.C. (2012). “High Heat Flux Spray Cooling with Ammonia: Investigation of Enhanced Surfaces for CHF.” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 55 (13), pp. 3849-385
  • Vretenar, N., Newell, T.C., Carson, T., Peterson, P., Lucas, T., Latham, W. P., Bostanci, H., Lindauer, J.J., Saarloos, B.A., Rini, D.P. (2012). “A 277W Cryogenic Ceramic Yb:YAG Thin-Disk Laser.” Optical Engineering, vol. 51(1), pp. 014201-

Faculty Activities:

  • Reviewer for ASME Journal of Heat Transfer
  • Reviewer for ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications
  • Member of College of Engineering Library Committee
  • Member of ASHRAE
  • Member of ASEE
  • Member of ASME