Hasan Sait  Ōlmez

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences


    B.Sc. Istanbul Technical University, 1983
  • M.S.E. University of Michigan (USA), 1985
  • Ph.D. MIT (USA), 1991

Work Experience

    Sabancı University, Faculty Member, 2002-present
  • Sabancı University, Business Development Consultant, 2001-2002
  • Kilimnet Information and Communications Technologies, Co-founder, 1996-2001
  • Bilkent University, Faculty Member, 1994-1996
  • TÜBİTAK-SAGE, Consultant, 1994-1995
  • MIT, Research Associate, 1991-1994
  • MIT, Research Assistant, 1986-1991

Areas of Interest

  • Theoretical and numerical hydrodynamics, Experimental hydrodynamics
  • Numerical techniques in nonlinear wave mechanics, Remote sensing of water waves
  • Wave-turbulence interaction, Surfactant effects on wave dissipation
  • Data networking and security, E-commerce applications
  • Hydrodynamic aspects of yacht design, Hull design in high-speed boats


  • The Society of Naval Arcitects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
  • The Chamber of Turkish Naval Architects and Marine Engineers