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John Gülen

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    Senior Principal Engineer

Dr. John G├╝len, a Senior Principal Engineer in Bechtel's Infrastructure unit, is an internationally recognized expert in steam and gas turbine combined cycle systems and thermal power plant engineering with numerous patents and publications to his credit. Dr. Gulen's contributions include development of heat balance software at Thermoflow, design, optimization, and testing of combined cycle systems with FB and H class gas turbines at General Electric and technical assessment of novel power generation technologies at Bechtel. 

He was named a Bechtel Distinguished Engineer in 2015, and a Bechtel Fellow in 2018.

Dr. Gulen received his PhD degree form Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a licensed professional engineer. 

Posts by John Gülen

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  • Compressed Gas Energy Storage

    • April 21, 2019
    • portrait of John Gülen
      Senior Principal Engineer
    • By John Gülen

    This paper addresses an alternative solution to concerns pertaining to conventional compressed air energy storage, including utilizing an existing and operational natural gas storage facility in a simultaneous capacity for energy storage.

  • Transitioning from climate commitments to implementation

    • July 04, 2016
    • portrait of John Gülen
      Senior Principal Engineer
    • By John Gülen

    With more than 180 countries committing to nationally determined climate targets, covering 99 percent of global emissions, and about 65 percent focused on mitigating greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), the Paris Climate Agreement has advanced global efforts to tackle climate change.