Dr Ramazan Kayikci
Ph.D. 2000, Department of Materials Science, University of Manchester (UMIST), U.K.
Thesis: The metal-mould contact and the heat transfer during castings solidification.
M.Sc. 1996 Department of Materials Science, University of Manchester (UMIST), U.K.
Thesis: Silicon particle refinement in hypereutectic Al-Si alloys using Al-Fe-P.
2000-2016 Foundry Professor, Department of metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of
Technology, Sakarya, University, Turkey.
2010-2018 Project based consultancy service have been given to Turkish metallurgy and foundry sector of all kinds. Number of training courses to foundry engineers on evaluations of microstructures, microstructure- property relationships, casting defects, molding design (running & feeding of castings) for various casting processes have been given.
Specialist areas: Material Science, Metallurgy, Microstructural modifications, Materials processing with solidification and castings, Metallic materials, Metal matrix composites, casting simulations, phase diagrams, microstructure-property relationship in alloys und thermal management in metallurgical processes.