Aytekin Gel, Ph. D.

Dr. Gel is co-founder and managing partner at ALPEMI Consulting, LLC, which is a small high technology firm specializing on diverse areas such as simulation based engineering (SBE) applications, high performance computing (HPC), and uncertainty quantification.   Dr. Gel earned his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University in 1999.  He also holds an MBA degree from W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University with specialization in Finance and Six Sigma Black Belt Certification for quality improvement. Recently, he has earned a Master’s degree in Quality, Reliability & Statistical Engineering from Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. He was awarded a NATO Scholarship to attend post-graduate program at the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Brussels, Belgium during the 1992-93 academic years.   He is currently leading the effort for uncertainty quantification in simulation based engineering applications in particular, gasifiers simulations for advanced fossil fuel based clean energy production technology development. He is also principal investigator of the 2014 ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) allocation award of 37.5 million hours received to perform first-of-its-kind uncertainty quantification assessment for gasifier simulations.

For recent publications please visit URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Aytekin_Gel/publications

Areas of expertise or interest:

  • High performance computing
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Multiphase flow CFD
  • Open source code development