Hakan Caliskan is the “youngest” Associate Professor Dr. of Mechanical Engineering in Turkey. He received all of his BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees with “first class honor” in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Pamukkale, Eskisehir Osmangazi, and Ege Universities in Turkey, respectively. Now, he is a Director of Usak University Energy, Environment and Sustainability Research and Application Centre and also an Academic (Assoc. Prof. Dr.) and Head of the Thermodynamics Division in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Usak University in Turkey. He also worked as an Academic (Visiting Researcher/2nd Degree Research Assistant) in the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Canada. He has more than twenty five papers (based on thermodynamics/ energy/ exergy/ environment/ thermoeconomy/ sustainability/ etc.) in the international bases (SCI/SCIE/etc). He is an editorial board member in ten different international journals, and an active reviewer in more than twenty high quality, different SCI/SCIE indexed international journals. He is a referee in the “Latvian Science Council”, “National Science Centre of Poland (Narodowe Centrum Nauk-NCN)”, “TUBITAK-The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey”, “Republic of Turkey Ministry of Science”, etc.
His research interest is concerned primarily with thermodynamic, energy, exergy, efficiency, thermoeconomic, sustainability and environmental analyses, energy and environmental policy, thermodynamics/energy systems, internal combustion engines, energy-efficient buildings, fuels, thermal energy storage systems, heat exchangers, heat pumps, renewable energy (wind, solar, etc.), hydrogen, heating and cooling systems, etc. His h index is “11” and i-10 index is “15”.