Dr. Ismail B. Celik
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
West Virginia University
Engineering Sciences Building (ESB), Room 307
395 Evansdale Drive, Morgantown, WV 26506 USA
P: (304) 293-3209
F: (304) 293-6689
E: ismail.celik@mail.wvu.edu

Professional Societies


  • Fello of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), current.
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, past
  • International Association for Hydraulic Research (IAHR), past
  • The Architects and Engineers Society of Turkey (TMMO).
  • Society of Turkish Architects, Engineers and Scientists of America (MIM), past
  • American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), past.
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), past
  • The Fine Particle Society (FPS), past
  • Member of ASME Fluids Engineering Division (FED) Advisory Board, past
  • Treasure and Executive Member of the ASME Mountaineers Section, 1987-1998.
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Mathematical & Computational Applications, (Journal Published in Turkey in English): 1995-1998.
  • American Physical Society, November 2002-2004
  • Previously was an Associate member of ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division
  • Previously was an Active Member of ASME/FED Coordinating Group on CFD, and Multiphase Flow Committee.

Professional Organizations and Activities

  • Co-chairman of the session on “Three Dimensional and complex flows,” Int. Symp. on Refined Flow Modeling and Turbulence Measurements, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (USA) Sept. 16-18, 1985
  • Co-Chairman of the session on “Particle Dynamics in Two-Phase Flows,” 17th Annual Meeting of the Fine Particle Society, San Francisco, CA (USA), July 20-Aug. 2, 1986.
  • Chairman and organizer of a session on “Navier Stokes Solvers,” First National Fluid Dynamics congress, Cincinnati, OH (USA), July 24-28, 1988.
  • Chairman, Coordinating Group for Computational Fluid Dynamics ASME Fluids Engr. Division, 1988-1992.
  • Chairman and organizer, Panel discussion on “Numerical Uncertainty in Fluid Flow Calculations,” ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 1988.
  • Organizer, “Form on Methods for Estimating Uncertainty Limits in Fluid Flow Computations,” Winter Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA, Dec. 10-15, 1989.
  • Organizer, “Symposium on Numerical Methods for Multiphase Flows,” ASME Fluids Engineering Division Spring Conference, Toronto, Ont. Canada, June 4-7, 1990.
  • Organizer and Chair, Forum on “Benchmark Test Cases for Computational Fluid Dynamics,” ASME Fluids Engr. Division Spring Conf., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 4-7, 1990.
  • Lead Organizer and Chair, Symposium on “Advances in Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Flows,” ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engr. Conf., Portland, OR, June 23-26, 1991.
  • Treasurer of the ASME Mountaineers Group, Morgantown, WV (1988- 2000). - During 1997 Dr. Celik made significant effort to revitalize the Mountaineers Section of ASME. He is currently organizing a poster competition among Mechanical Engineering Students in CMER to enhance and encourage paper writing and presentation capabilities of our students. Poster Competition is repeated occasionally from 1987-1998.
  • Chairman of a Session in Symposium on “Multi-Disciplinary Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics,” Winter Annual Meeting of ASME, Atlanta, GA, Dec. 1-6, 1991.
  • Lead organizer and Chair, Symposium on “Quantification of Uncertainty in CFD” ASME Fluids Engineering Conference, Washington, D.C. June 20-24, 1993.
  • Organizer, 6th Int. Symp. on Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flows, ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, June 22-26, 1997, Vancouver, B.C. Canada. (alone handled 10 symposium papers)
  • Organizer, Symposium on Experimental Needs for CFD Code Validation, ASME-FED Summer Meeting, Washington D.C., June 1998.
  • Organizer, Symposium on In-Cylinder Turbulence Measurements and Predictions,” ASME-ICE Division, Fall Technical Conference, Clymer, NY, Sept. 1998.
  • Organizer, Symposium on In-Cylinder Turbulence and Combustion and Predictions,” ASME-ICE Division, Fall Technical Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept./Oct. 1998.
  • Organizer, Symposium on In-Cylinder Turbulence and Predictions,” ASME-ICE Division, Spring Technical Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2001
  • Instructor, ASME Professional Development Course PD 411 "Turbulence Modeling for Industrial Applications," 2000-present.
  • Lead Organizer, Symposium on Advancements and Applications of LES, ASME Joint FED and HTD Summer Meeting, Charlotte, NC, July 11-15, 2004.
  • Vice-Chair, ASME Fluids Engineering Division, CFD Tech. Committee, 2004-2006
  • Honors and Award committee member ASME, FED, 2007-2009