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. 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. Oğuzhan Doğan

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Dokuz Eylul University, Electric-Electronics Engineering,  2015
M.Sc. 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. Salim Cenk Elmacı

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İstanbul Technical University, Electrical Engineering, 2014
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Energy Engineering, 2018
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Floating Wind Turbine Aerodynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Panel Methods
  • +90 232 750 6752
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Research Assistant Office (Z46)

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. Mehmet Deniz Güneş

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Dokuz Eylül University, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, 2010
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, 2014
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Department, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Testing, Characterizations and Manufacturing Processes of Composite Materials
  • +90 232 750 6788
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Research Assistant Office-1 (152)

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. Cevahir Karagöz

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Middle East Technical University, Mechanical Engineering, 2012
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (2018)
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms
  • Deployable Structures
  • +90 232 750 6752
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Rasim Alizade Mechatronics Lab. (Z31)

Res. Assist. Osman Kartav

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2012
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2014
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Mechanics of Composite Materials
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • +90 232 750 6788
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Research Assistant Office-1 (152)

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. Hüseyin Sarıaltın

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Selcuk University
M.Sc. University of California – Riverside
Ph.D. Ege University

Research Interests

  • Energy System Modelling
  • Organic Photovoltaics Technologies
  • +90 232 750 6788
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Research Assistant Office-2 (Z46)

Res. Assist. Semih Berk Seven

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2015
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Characterization
  • Numerical Modelling
  • +90 232 750 6624
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Dynamic Testing and Modelling Lab.

Res. Assist. Tümcan Şen

Educational Background​

B.Sc. Middle East Technical University, Mechanical Engineering, 2011
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2014 / von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, 2015
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Micro/nano flow
  • +90 232 750 6744
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Heat and Mass Transfer Research Lab. (142)

Res. Assist. Anılcan Ulu

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2017
M.Sc. 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. Yusuf Can Uz

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2011
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2014
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Polymeric Composites
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Ultrasonic Wave Propagation
  • +90 232 750 6788
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Research Assistant Office-1 (152)

Res. Assist. Onur Yenigün

Educational Background​

B.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2014
M.Sc. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, 2016 / von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, 2017
Ph.D. İzmir Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, (Ongoing)

Research Interests

  • Developing Self-Cooled Structure
  • Cavitation
  • 2 Phase Flow
  • Nano-scale Heat Transfer
  • Molecular Dynamics
  • +90 232 750 6744
  • +90 232 750 6701
  • Mechanical Engineering Building, Heat and Mass Transfer Research Lab. (142)

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)