Employment History

Apr 2016 – Present Assistant Professor at Abdullah Gül University
Jan 2017 – Sep 2017 Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Feb 2016 – Jul 2016 Postdoctoral Research Associate at Kyushu University
Jul 2015 – Feb 2016 Postdoctoral Research Associate at Purdue University
Sep 2011 – Jun 2015 Research Assistant at Koç University, Advanced Materials Group
Teaching Assistant at Koç University, Mechanical Engineering Department
Nov 2013 – Dec 2013 Visiting Researcher at Leibniz University

Fellowship and Research Grants

7) Design of a Self-Aligning, Lightweight and Compact Lower Limb Exoskeleton for Assistance to Activities of Daily Life, TUBİTAK 3501, Researcher, Submitted. Budget: 325.000 TL
6) More Comprehensive and Accurate Analysis of Machining Outputs Through Multi-Scale Material Modeling, TUBİTAK 3001, Principal Investigator, 08.2018-08.2020. Budget: 71.000 TL
5) Investigation of the Effects of Different Microstructural Variables on the Strain Hardening Response of Fe-33Mn Steel, TUBİTAK 1002, 08.2018-08.2019. Budget: 28.000 TL
4) Multiscale modeling of mechanical behavior of high-manganese austenitic steels, AGU BAP, Principal Investigator, 09.2017-09.2019. Budget: 95.485,13 TL
3) Mechanical Characterization of Aluminum Alloys, ASELSAN, Principal Investigator.03.2017-06.2017 Budget: 28.400 TL
2) Lightweight and Compact Wearable Exoskeleton Design and Development, AGU BAP, Researcher, 02.2017-02.2019. Budget: 99.152,64 TL
1) Tackling a critical problem in materials used in hydrogen storage: Crack propagation in the presence of hydrogen embrittlement, TUBİTAK 2219, 01.2017-01.2018, Principal Investigator. Budget: $30.000

Professional Activities

Member of :
The Alumni Network of Koç University (Since 2015)
The Alumni Network of Middle East Technical University (Since 2011)
The Turkish Chamber of Mechanical Engineers (Since 2011)
The Beşiktaş Gymnastics Club (Since 2011)

Reviewer for :

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures,  Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Steel Research International, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, Journal of Mechanics Engineering and Automation

Honors and Awards

Best Presentation Award at International Energy and Engineering Conference 2019
Full scholarship and stipend for Ph.D. studies at Koç University (2011-2015)
Full scholarship and stipend for undergraduate studies at Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus
Campus (2006-2011)
Ranked second in the Department of Mechanical Engineering graduating class (2011)
Graduation with honors from Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus (2011)
High Academic Achievement, Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus (4 times)


Turkish (Native)
English (Full Professional)
German (Beginner)

Programming Languages and Experimental Activities 

MatLab, Abaqus, ANSYS, Visco Plastic Self Consistent Code (VPSC), C++, Quantum Espresso, MADYMO, Unigraphics, Deform2D, 3rd Wave, AutoCAD, Igor, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy (CLSM), Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)}

Research Collaborators

1) Prof. Demircan Canadinç, Koç University (Turkey)
2) Prof. Nasr Ghoniem, University of California Los Angeles (USA) 
3) Prof. Kaneaki Tsuzaki, Kyushu University (Japan)
4) Asst. Prof. Motomichi Koyama, Kyushu University (Japan)
5) Prof. Alexander Korsunsky, University of Oxford (UK)
6) Prof. Hans Jurgen Maier, Hannover University (Germany) 
7) Assoc. Prof. Alper Uzun, Koç University (Turkey)
8) Assoc. Prof. Volkan Esat, Middle East Technical University (Turkey)
9) Dr. Gregory Gerstein, Hannover University (Germany) 
9) Dr. Baris Cetin, FNSS A.S. (Turkey)
10) Asst. Prof. Alper Isoglu, Abdullah Gul University (Turkey)
11) Dr. Berkay Gumus, Aselsan (Turkey) 
12) Dr. Mustafa Elmadağlı, Roketsan (Turkey)


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