Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
Engineering Science Building
395 Evansdale Dr.,
P.O. Box 6106
Morgantown, WV 26506-6106
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1980
M.S., Bosporus University, 1976
B.A., Bosporus University, 1976
B.S., Bosporus University, 1974
Phone: (304) 293-3209
Between 1973 and 1976, Dr. Celik was a teaching assistant at Roberts College in Istanbul as he worked towards his Bachelors' and Master's degrees. His last year there was also spent as an engineer for TEKSER Engineering Company and as a high school instructor at Bogazici Lycee. He spent the next four years as a Research Assistant at the University of Iowa in pursuit of a PhD.
From 1980 to 1985, Dr. Celik was a Research Assistant Professor for the Institute of Hydromechanics for the University of Karlsruhe in Germany. He has worked for WVU in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department since 1985. Celik became a full Professor in July of 1992. In 1994 and 1995, he was a Fulbright Senior Lecturer for the Department of Aeronautical Engineering at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. 11 years later, (2005-2006), Dr. Celik acted as a Visiting Professor for the Institute for Energy and Power-plant Technology of the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany.