Bio

Education
Ph.D. 2005. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
M.S. 2002. Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
M.S. 2001. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
B.S. 2000. Mechanical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Experience
Associate Professor, Boğaziçi University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2013-
Assistant Professor, Boğaziçi University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2007-2013
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2005-2007
Graduate Student Instructor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2004 Fall
Graduate Student Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2001-2004

Awards & Honors
Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Sound and Vibration (Elsevier), 2015 
TUBITAK Career Award, 2011
2nd Prize on the ADAMS Design Contest, 2001
Mechanical Engineering Departmental Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2000-2001
Graduation with High Honors from Boğaziçi University, 2000
Merit-based scholarship by Boğaziçi University Foundation, 1995-1999

Research Interest

Multi-body dynamics
Vibrations and acoustics, vibration isolation systems
Phononic band gap structures
Passive anti-resonance generation methods
Design of displacement amplifiers and motion converters

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