Research Assistants

Res. Assist. Alican Tuncay Alpkaya

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Trakya University, Mechanical Engineering, 2014
M.Sc. Middle East Technical University, Mechanical Engineering, 2018
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Composite Materials
  • +90 232 750 6718
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Dynamic Testing and Modelling Lab.

Res. Assist. Berkan Canpolat

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Ege University, Mechanical Engineering – Civil Engineering, 2019
M.Sc. İstanbul Technical University, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Suspension Systems
  • Dynamics
  • Computer Aided Simulation
  • +90 232 750 6746
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Research Assistant Office (Z46)

Res. Assist. Turgay Coşkun

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2013
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Energy Engineering, 2016
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Heat Transfer
  • Heat Transfer on Micro-channels
  • +90 232 750 6744
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Heat and Mass Transfer Research Lab. (142)

Res. Assist. Murat Demirel​

Educational Background

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2015
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2018
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering  (ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Mechanism Science
  • Cable-constrained Parallel Manipulators
  • Deployable Structures
  • +90 232 750 6752
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Rasim Alizade Mechatronics Lab. (Z31)

Res. Assist. İsmail Gürkan Demirkıran

Educational Background

B.Sc. Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Mechanical Engineering, 2014 M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Energy Engineering, 2020 Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering  (ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Energy Storage
  • Passisve Thermal Management
  • Medium/High Temperature Phase Change Materials (PCM)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • +90 232 750 6744
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Heat and Mass Transfer Research Lab. (142)

Res. Assist. Oğuzhan Doğan

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Dokuz Eylul University, Electric-Electronics Engineering,  2015 M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2020 Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering  (ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Embedded Systems
  • Sensors
  • Wireless Data and Power Transmission
  • Neural Networks
  • +90 232 750 6754
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (Z34)

Res. Assist. Talha Eraz

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Middle East Technical University, Mechanical Engineering, 2012
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2016
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Cable Driven Manipulators
  • Synthesis Methods of Mechanisms
  • +90 232 750 6752
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Rasim Alizade Mechatronics Lab. (Z31)

Res. Assist. İbrahimcan Görgülü

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Gediz University, Mechanical Engineering, 2015
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2018
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Haptics
  • Stiffness
  • Control
  • +90 232 750 6751
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Robotics Lab. (Z30)

Res. Assist. Fırat Kara

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Pamukkale University, Mechanical Engineering, 2013
M.Sc. Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, Mechanical Engineering, 2019
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2019 (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms
  • Dynamic Analysis and Control of Mechanisms
  • +90 232 750 6752
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Rasim Alizade Mechatronics Lab. (Z31)

Res. Assist. Sefa Furkan Küçükoğlu

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Ataturk University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Haptics,
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • +90 232 750 6751
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Robotics Lab. (Z30)

Res. Assist. Seçkin Martin

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Pamukkale University, Mechanical Engineering, 2016
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Tribology
  • Metal Matrix Nanocomposite Materials
  • Polymer Matrix Composites
  • +90 232 750 6751
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Research Assistant Office-1 (152)

Res. Assist. Merve Özkahya

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2016
M.Sc.İIzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2019
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Mechanism Science
  • Dynamics of Machinery
  • Balancing of Mechanisms
  • +90 232 750 6757
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Modelling and Prototyping Lab. (Z57)

Res. Assist. Erkan Paksoy

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2018
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Robotics and Control
  • Stiffness Analysis of Mechanisms
  • +90 232 750 6757
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Modelling and Prototyping Lab. (Z57)

Res. Assist. Anılcan Ulu

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2017
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2020
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering  (ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Renewable Fuels
  • +90 232 750 6743
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Thermodynamics Lab. (141)

Res. Assist. Mert Yılmaz

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Anadolu University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2014
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (2019)
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Robotics and Smart Systems
  • +90 232 750 6795
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Human Robot Ineraction. (Z56)