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Expert in Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical Metallurgy

Expert ID: 733631 Illinois, USA

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Expert has studied fatigue crack growth of metals. His Ph.D dissertation pertains to the effects of this behavior on stainless steel surfaces.

Parts of Expert's studies and some other research done on the subject have been published in the science citation indexed journals and presented at several international conferences.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois - Rockford, Illinois - Aurora, Illinois - Naperville, Illinois - Joliet, Illinois - Elgin, Illinois - South Bend, Indiana - Gary, Indiana - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: Ph.D Subject: Fatigue Crack Growth; Mechanical Engineering Institution: State University of New York at Buffalo

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2010 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor Department: Mechanical Engineering Responsibilities: Expert's responsibilities include teaching and research. He has taught graduate courses in deformation; composites; composites mechanics; advanced materials science; failure analysis; fracture mechanics; fracture fatigue; and material mechanics. He has also taught undergraduate courses in manufacturing and materials processes; materials science; composite materials; plastics and metal forming; and materials selection, technology and design.
Years: 2001 to 2016 Employer: Tan Celik Foundry and Machinery Inc. Title: Consultant Department: Quality Control and Research Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for research and project management. The organization was in the business of steel casting for a variety of steels.
Years: 2008 to 2016 Employer: Aksan Kardan LLC Title: Consultant Department: Quality Control and Reseach Responsibilities: Expert handled research and project management for this company in the shaft manufacturing sector.
Years: 1998 to 2015 Employer: Firat University Title: Assistant / Associate Professor Department: Materials and Metallurgical Engineering Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for teaching and research in the university's Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering departments.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2000 to 2016 Agency: Turkey: TUBITAK (NSF of Turkey) Role: External Evaluator, Expert Description: Expert conducted evaluations of industrial and scientific projects.
Years: 2005 to 2016 Agency: Industry Ministry of Turkey Role: External Evaluator, Expert Description: Expert conducted evaluations of industrial and scientific projects.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2009 to 2014 Country / Region: Belgium / Europe Summary: Expert; FP7 Independent External Evaluator

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member, TMS
Professional Appointments
Expert has conducted consulting work and joint project advisement for R&D and industry-based projects.
He has been a Supervisor for Ph.D and MS students alike.
He has also been a Supervisor for Undergraduate Senior Project Students.
Expert has been a Reviewer at National and International Journals.

His other appointments have included the following:
Organizing Committee Member, 10th International Fracture Conference (Kayseri-Turkey, 2014)
Member, Higher National Industry Council (Ankara, November 2013)
Erasmus Staff, Mobility, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (2013)
Expert – Evaluator, 2013-FP7 – Brussels, May 2013
FP7 Independent External Evaluator; (2011, 2012 and 2013)
Erasmus, Independent External Assessor
LLP Independent External Assessor, CFCU
LDV-Mobility, TOI Independent External Assessor
Youth Program: External Expert Training and Assessor, Ankara, 2008-2016
EPVET, e-Portfolio Process in Vocational Education; Study Visit, Larissa-Greece, 2007
EPVET, e-Portfolio Process in Vocational Education; Study Visit, Coventry-UK, 2007
EPVET 2007 e-Portfolio Process in Vocational Education, Odense-Denmark, 2007
Study Visit, Foundry Sector, Casablanca-Moroco, 2003
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has 30 scientific citation-indexed publications with over 200 citations. He has also delivered several national and international oral presentations. He has two patents pending as well.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Turkish Mother Tounge
English Proficient User (C2)

Fields of Expertise

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