EDUCATION

Ph.D.  [October 2009 – September 2012]

Loughborough  University, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UK

Dissertation title: Development of Parametric Finite Element Modelling Methods for Nonwoven Materials Including Nonlinear Material Behaviour

Advisors: Prof. Dr. Vadim SILBERSCHMIDT & Prof. Dr. Memiş ACAR

 

M.Sc.  [September 2003– January 2006]

Middle East Technical University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ankara, Turkey

Dissertation title: Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis Models for Functionally Graded Materials

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Serkan DAĞ

 

B.Sc.  [September 1996 – June 2001]

Middle East Technical University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ankara, Turkey
CGPA: 3.35/4.00 (Honours)

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE  

Associate Professor [February 2019 - Present]

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

Assistant Professor [November 2017 - February 2019]

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

Assistant Professor [March 2015 – September 2017]

Department of Mechatronics Engineering, University of Turkish Aero. Assoc., Ankara, Turkey.

Postdoctoral Research Associate  [November 2012 –  November 2014]

Composite Materials Group, Department of Materials Science , KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Stepan LOMOV, Dr. Larissa GORBATIKH 

Teaching and Research Assistant (Part time) [October 2009 – February 20011]

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, UK

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  

Researcher [March 2011 – May 2012]

Reliability and Modelling Group, Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC), Leuven, Belgium.

(Senior) Research Engineer [January 2004 - September 2009]

Structural Mechanics Division, TUBITAK-SAGE, Ankara, Turkey.

Engineer  [July 2000 –  November 2012]

Production Engineering, Roketsan Missile Industries, Ankara, Turkey