mehmet_arikDr. Mehmet Arik is the pioneer of ART Group. He has obtained his BSc degree in mechanical engineering from İstanbul Technical University, İstanbul. He completed MSc degree at the University of Miami, Miami, in 1996. His master thesis was on the Single Phase Forced Convection Turbulent Flow in Rectangular Channels. His PhD degree was awarded at the University of Minnesota, focusing on the thermal management of high flux electronic components and Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), in 2001.Since 2000, he has worked at the General Electric Global Research Center in Niskayuna, NY, on the thermal management of electronics as a senior research scientist and project leader. He has performed research in air-cooled and liquid cooled power electronics, photonics packages, microfluidic systems, defense systems, energy technologies and medical systems.

Dr. Arık’s current research intrests include electronics cooling, microfluidics devices, energy, medical, defense systems, and Six Sigma.He is a member of ASME and IEEE. He is an ASME fellow. He holds over thirty five US patents and many more are pending. He published over 80 papers in international journals and conferences in the fields of electronics cooling, energy systems, and MEMS.
Dr. Arık serves as associate editor for both IEEE Components and Packaging Techonlogies and ASME Thermal Scıences and Engıneerıng Applıcatıons journals.