Highly motivated, organized, reliable individual with extensive experience in robotics, combining diverse areas such as mechatronics, computer, electrical, mechanical, cognitive science, neuroscience and bioscience. Skilled in process analysis, modeling systems, developing innovative technical and theoretical solutions and creating new engineering approaches. Interested in a career at humanoid robotics, meso-scale/bio-robotics.

Educational Background

     Pd.D. Electrical Engineering (minor: computer science) – Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN, USA
    M.Sc. Systems and Control Engineering – Bogazici University – Istanbul, Turkey
    B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering – Bogazici University – Istanbul, Turkey
    High School –  Ankara Scientific High School – Ankara, Turkey

Career History 

Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Instructor at the Department of Computer Science                            2012-Current

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Postdoc at Science and Technology Of Robotics in Medicine            2012-Current
    Research Assistant at Center for Intelligent Mechatronics                  2011-2012
    Teaching Assistant                                                                         2006-2007, 2008-2011
    Research Assistant at Center for Intelligent Systems                         2007-2008

GSD (General Systems Design Inc.), Techno Plaza, Istanbul, Turkey
    R&D Leader                                                                                   2004 – 2005
    Project Engineer                                                                            2002 – 2005