Curriculum Vitae

M. Talat Odman

Principal Research Engineer
Environmental Engineering
EST 3234


Dr. Odman has over 25 years of research experience in the areas of atmospheric chemistry, air pollution meteorology and air quality modeling. Since 2007, his research focused on wildland fires and their air quality impacts. Sponsored by various national organizations, his wildland fire research resulted in contributions to the technical literature and to the development of simulation/decision support models. He served his profession as a member of professional organizations and advisory committees, session chair at conferences, and editor and reviewer of technical publications.


  • Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University, 1992
  • M.S., Florida Institute of Technology, 1986
  • B.S., Bogazici University, 1983

Research Interests

  • Air pollution meteorology and atmospheric chemistry
  • Air quality modeling
  • Local, urban, regional and global scales
  • Computational fluid dynamics in environmental applications
  • Numerical methods and algorithms, high performance computing
  • Visualization, decision support and expert systems

Updated date: September 15, 2016 - 08:29