MEHMET AYYILDIZ
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department Head of Mechatronics Engineering


Profile

I hold PhD degree in mechanical engineering. I have broad experience in R&D and industrial projects by working in reputable universities and companies. My main areas of expertise are in mechanical design, analysis and simulation.

Research Interests

  • Human-Machine Interfaces
  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics
  • Biomechanics
  • Physics-Based Modeling and Simulation

Expertise

  • Mechanical Design
    • 2D/3D CAD
    • Tolerance Stack-up and Analysis according to GD&T standards
    • Rendering and Animation
  • Mechanical Analysis
    • FE Analysis
    • Stress-Strain, Deformation, Fatigue, Fracture Analyses
    • Failure Investigations
    • Multidisciplinary Design Optimizations
    • Multibody Dynamics and Motion Analysis
  • Mechanical Characterization and Modeling
    • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
    • Rheology
    • Elasticity and Plasticity
    • Viscoelasticity and Hyperelasticity
    • Constitutive modeling
  • Human-machine Interfaces
    • Haptic Feed-back Devices
    • Ergonomics
    • Interaction Design
    • User Experience Design
    • User Interface Design
    • Software and GUI Design
  • Physics-based Modeling and Simulation
    • Medical Training Simulations
    • Haptic Rendering/Interfaces
    • Virtual Reality Environments
  •  Mechatronics
    • System Design and Integration
    • Medical/Wearable Devices
    • Tactile Sensing and Imaging
    • IoT enabled Mechatronics
  • Robotics
    • Dynamic and Kinematic Analyses
    • Motion Planning
    • Autonomous Navigation

Education

  • 2015, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Koç University
  • 2011, M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Koç University
  • 2009, B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Selçuk University

Appointments

Permanent Positions

  • 09/16-Present, Istanbul Bilgi University, Assistant Professor, PhD
  • 01/16-08/16, EnginSoft Turkey, Technical Manager
  • 05/15-01/16, General Electric, Design Engineer
  • 09/09-03/15, Koc University, Research Assistant

Visiting Positions

  • 04/2018-05/2018, Forschungszentrum Julich, Visiting Researcher
  • 07/2011-08/2011, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Visiting Researcher