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Sudantha BALAGE Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murat DEMIRAL
Head of DepartmentEmail: mdemiral@thk.edu.tr
Phone: 00 90 312 589 6112
Office: 143
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Research Interests: Finite element modelling and analysis of advanced materials (Composite materials, Titanium alloys) under various loading conditions Small-scale plasticity in crystals, Multi-scale modelling of machining process, Ultrasonically assisted machining and modeling, Mechanics of bones
Bachelor’s Degree: Middle East Technical University – Mechanical Engineering (2005)

Master’s Degree: München Technische Universität (2007)

PhD: Loughborough University (2012)

Guest Researcher:

  • Empa – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
  • Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Braunschweig Technical University, Germany

Job Experience:

  • ISKO Engineers AG, Germany – Simulations Engineer
Prof. Dr. İbrahim Halil GÜZELBEY

Deputy Chairman of Department

Administrative roles:
Gaziantep Uni. Mechanical Eng. Vice Chairperson of Department (1994-1995)

Director of Gaziantep Vocational School (1996-2004)

Gaziantep Uni. Dean of Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2012-2018)

Email: guzelbeyih@thk.edu.tr

Office: 175

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Research Interests:
Fracture Mechanics, Elastoplastic Impact Problems, Finite Element Method, Boundary Element Method
Bachelor’s Degree: METU Gaziantep Campus – Mechanical Engineering (1981)

Master’s Degree: METU Gaziantep Campus – Mechanical Engineering – Machine Theory and Dynamics (1985)

PhD: Cranfield Institute of Technology – Mechanics (1992)

Asst. Prof. Dr. Erol GÜLTEKİN

Vice Chairperson

Administrative roles:

Staff of Scientific Research Project Office

Department Coordinator of Double Major&Minor Degree

Member of Acreditation and Quality Commission

Member of Disability Support Commission

Bologna Supervisor of the Department

Department Coordinator of the Internship Commision

Faculty Coordinator of MÜDEK-ABET

Email  : egultekin@thk.edu.tr
Phone: 90 312 589 6108
Office: 176

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Research Interests:
Fuel Cells, Hybrid Vehicles, Internal Combustion Engines, Rotor Blades NVH, Computer Aided Design, Lean Manufacturing, Value Analysis

Bachelor’s Degree: Gazi University – Automotive Education (2008)

Master’s Degree: Uludağ University-Torino Polytechnical University – Mechanical Engineering (2011)

PhD: UTAA – Mechanical & Aircraft Engineering (2019)

Job Experience:

  • Bursa Bosch Rexroth Corp.  – Lean Manufacturing Systems Department
  • Turkish Armed Forces – Instructor
  • Bursa Rollmech Automotive Corp. – R&D Department
Asst. Prof. Dr. Hande YAVUZ

Email: hyavuz@thk.edu.tr
Phone: +90 312 589 6104
Office: 164

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Research Interest: Composite Structures, Experimental and Computational Mechanics, Process Modeling, Failure, Plasma Surface Modification, Numerical/Statistical Analysis
Bachelor’s Degree: Gazi University – Chemical Engineering (2005)

Master’s Degree: Gazi University – Chemical Engineering (2007)

PhD: Ecole Centrale Paris – Mechanical Engineering Process Engineering/Structural and Material Sciences (2012)

Research History:

  • EADS France(Airbus Group ) Innovation Works PROCOM Project
  • École Normale Supérieure de Cachan PPSM CNRS UMR 8531
  • ECP MSS Mat CNRS UMR 8579
  • Supelec LGEP CNRS UMR 8507
  • ICM Paris Est MCMC CNRS UMR 7182

Certificates:

  • Kansas University – Project Management and Systems Engineering Certificate
  • Booz Allen Hamilton Data Science Python 2.7

Job Experience:

  • Turkish Armed Forces – 901st Main Maintenance Center Command
  • Undersecretariat for Defense Industries – Technical Consultant and Coordinator
  • STM Corp. – Big Data Analytics Research Team
 Asst. Prof. Dr. Hamed TANABİ

Email  : htanabi@thk.edu.tr

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Research Interests:
Advanced Composites, Composite Materials and manufacturing methods, Non-traditional machining processes, Conventional machine tools, Metal cutting theory, Design of experiments techniques.
Bachelor’s Degree: Tabriz University – Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (2001)

Master’s Degree: Tabriz University – Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (2004)

PhD: Middle East Technical University – Mechanical Engineering (2007)

 

Asst. Prof. Dr. Mohammad RAFIGHI 

Email : mrafighi@thk.edu.tr
Phone : +90 312 589 6107
Office : 173

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Research Interests: Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Biomedical Devices, Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Bachelor’s Degree: Tabriz Azad University – Mechanical Engineering (2010)

Master’s Degree: Gazi University – Manufacturing Engineering (2010)

PhD: Gazi University – Manufacturing Engineering (2013)

Doctorate Studies:

  • Perugia University, Italy – Mechanical Engineering Department
  • Jet Motor Design Project conducted by Brandenburg University of Technology and Rolls-Royce
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ataollah KHANLARI 

Email : akhanlari@thk.edu.tr
Phone : +90 312 589 6109
Office : 176

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Research Interests:

Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Exchangers, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Renewable Energy Systems, Solar Energy Applications, Nanofluids, Heat Recovery Systems, Industrial Drying Systems, Heat Pump, Heat Pipe, Thermal Insulation.

Bachelor’s Degree: Azad University – Mechanical Engineering (2009)

Master’s Degree: Hacettepe University – Clean & Everlasting Energies Department (2013)

PhD: Gazi University – Energy Systems Engineering (2018)

Projects:

  • TÜBİTAK 1003 Project in the field of Heat Isolation Technologies
Assoc. Prof. İlknur TUNÇ

Administrative roles:

Chair of Scientific Research Project Office

Email: itunc@thk.edu.tr
Phone: 90 312 589 6105
Office: 174

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Research Interests:
Nanotechnology, Material Science, Biosensors, Photocatalysts, Spectroscopy

Bachelor’s Degree: İstanbul Technical University – Department of Chemistry (Valedictorian) (2002)

Master’s Degree: Bilkent University – Department of Chemistry (2004)

PhD: Bilkent University – Department of Chemistry (2008)

Postdoc Studies:

  • Heidelberg University, Germany

Job Experience:

  • Bilkent University (Research Assistant)
  • Bilkent University (Instructor)

 

 

Sudantha BALAGE Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suat DENGİZ

Email    : sdengiz@thk.edu.tr
Phone   : 90 312 589 6114
Office    : 168

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Research Interests:

Classical and Quantum Gravity, Quantum Field Theories, Cosmology and Black Holes, Hawking-Strominger-Perry holographic quantum information storage

Bachelor’s Degree: Hacettepe University – Department of Physics (2008)

Master’s Degree: METU – Department of Physics, High Energy and Plasma Physics (2011)

PhD: METU – Department of Physics, High Energy and Plasma Physics (2014)

Postdoc Studies:

  • METU – Department of Physics
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nuclear Research Laboratory, Theoretical Physics Center

Job Experience:

  • Eastern Mediterranean University, Department of Physics (Part-Time Instructor)

 

Rsc. Asst. İpek AYTAÇ

Email : iaytac@thk.edu.tr
Phone :
Office :

Research Interests:

Heat Recovery Systems, Nanofluids, Heat Transfer, Heat Pipe, Energy Efficiency.

Bachelor’s Degree: Başkent University – Mechanical Engineering (2011)

Master’s Degree: Gazi University – Energy Systems Engineering (2014)

PhD: Gazi University – Energy Systems Engineering (Continuing)

Rsc. Asst. Kaan KOÇÇAZ

Email : kkoccaz@thk.edu.tr
Phone :
Office :

Research Interests:

Solar Energy, Renewable Energy

Bachelor’s Degree: METU – Mechanical Engineering (2017)

Master’s Degree: Hacettepe University – Mechanical Engineering (Continuing)

Rsc. Asst. Ayşe UĞUR 

Email : augur@thk.edu.tr
Phone :
Office : 178

Research Interests:

Composite Materials, Finite Element Method, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Thermal Science

Bachelor’s Degree: TOBB ETU – Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Engineering (2019)
OTHER ACADEMICS WHO CONTRIBUTE TO THE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM:

Asst. Prof. Abdellatif BABA (Mechatronics Engineering)

Asst. Prof. Habib GHANBARPOURASL (Mechatronics Engineering)

Asst. Prof. Reza AGHAZADEH (Mechatronics Engineering)

Asst. Prof. Dr. Masoud LATIFI-NAVID (Mechatronics Engineering)

Lecturer Matin GHAZIANI (Mechatronics Engineering)

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