Ph.D. in Industrial (Manufacturing) Engineering, North Carolina State University, USA (2001);
M.S. in Industrial Engineering (Manufacturing), North Carolina State University, USA (1997);
B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey (1993).
Areas of Interest
3D bioprinting/biomanufacturing for tissue and organ engineering;
computational geometry and optimization for additive manufacturing process;
heterogenous, multi-functional object modeling and manufacturing;
nano-micro additive manufacturing of composite materials;
proses planning and development for hybrid additive-subtractive processes.
Board Member of International Society of Biofabrication (2019-,
Founding Member and Member of Board of Directors, Sabanci University Integrated Manufacturing Center (2016-present)
Member of Advisory Board for Health Funding Calls, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) (2017-2018)
Member of Strategic Planning for Industry 4.0 Funding Calls, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) (2017)
Member of International Society for Biofabrication (2010-present).
Member of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (TERMIS) (2010-present).
Senior Member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) (2001-present).
Member of Society for Biomaterials (2017-present)
Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) (2001-2005, 2013).
Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) (2002-2004)
Member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) (2001-2003).
Advisor in The Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) (2004-2010)