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

Haptics

  • Surface Haptics
  • Haptic Sensors and Actuators
  • Haptic Rendering and Modeling
  • Human Haptic Perception
  • Haptic Psychophysics

Human-Machine Interfaces

  • Tactile Displays
  • Handicapped Aids
  • Interaction Design
  • User Interfaces

Mechatronics

  • Medical/Mobile/Wearable Devices
  • IoT-enabled Smart Machines

Robotics

  • Autonomous Mobile Robots
  • Soft Robotics
  • Tactile Sensing

Biomechanics

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

 

Education

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

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

2009, B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Selcuk 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