Faculty Member, PhD

Mehmet Ayyıldız

+90 212 311 7789

Santralistanbul / E3-216

Experience

10/2016 - Present, Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty Member, PhD

01/2016-06/2016, EnginSoft Turkey, Technical Manager 

05/2015-01/2016, General Electric, Design Engineer

09/2009-01/2016, Koc University, Research and Teaching Assistant

Education

2015, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Koc University

2011, M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Koc University

2009, B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Selcuk University

2022, B.Sc., Philosophy, Anadolu University

Appointments

12/2020 - Present, Turkish Patent and Trademark Office University Representative, İstanbul Bilgi University

12/2020 - Present, Member of Faculty Board as Assistant Professor Representative, İstanbul Bilgi University 

10/2019 - Present, Member of Faculty Executive Board as Assistant Professor Representative, Istanbul Bilgi University

04/2019 - Present, Department Head of the Mechatronics Engineering, Istanbul Bilgi University

03/2019 - Present, Member of Interdisciplinary Studies Commission, Istanbul Bilgi University

10/2017 - 10/2019, Erasmus Coordinator of the Mechatronics Engineering, Istanbul Bilgi University

Courses

MECA 132 - Object Oriented Programming (2020-2022)

MECA 205 - Materials Science for Mechatronics Engineers (2016-2020)

MECA 211 - Engineering Mechanics (2017-2018)

MECA 241 - Computer Tools for Mechatronics Engineers (2016-2022)

MECA 321 - Mechanics of Materials (2016-2022)

MECA 332 - Mechatronics Components Design (2016-2021)

MECA 402 - Introduction to Biomechatronics (2018-2019)

Areas of Interest

Haptics

  • Surface Haptics
  • Haptic Interaction Design
  • Haptic Virtual Environments
  • Human Haptic Perception


Mechatronics

  • Tactile Sensors and Displays
  • Soft Actuators
  • Medical/Mobile/Wearable Devices
  • Robotics and Intelligent Systems


Biomechanics

  • Mechanical Characterization and Modeling
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
  • Rheology
  • Viscoelasticity and Hyperelasticity
  • Contact Mechanics
  • Finite Element Analysis

Rewards and Achievements

  • Istanbul Bilgi University (2016-2017 Fall & Spring) 
  • Teaching Excellence Award based on 2016-2017 Academic Year Fall Semester Course and Instructor Evaluation Survey (among top 10 instructors at the university) 

  • Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey - TUBITAK (2011-2015)
  • Scholarship for M.Sc. students - BIDEB 2210 

  • Koc University
  • Full scholarship during Ph.D. studies 

  • Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey - TUBITAK (2010-2011)
  • Scholarship for Ph.D. students - BIDEB 2211

  • Koc University - (2009-2011)
  • Full scholarship during M.Sc. studies 

  • Selcuk University - (2009-2011)
  • Graduated 2nd in the department (among ~120 students)

  • ERASMUS European Exchange Program (2008-2009)
  • Scholarship to study at Lublin University of Technology 

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