Academician

30 Mayıs 2016

Utku Buyuksahin received the B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2004 and another B.S. degree in business administration from Anatolian University, Eskisehir, Turkey in 2007 and Ph.D. Degree in mechanical engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2010.

He held the faculty member position in Mechatronics Engineering Department of Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey as Assistant professor and Associate Professor between the years 2010 and 2015.

His main interest areas are; robotics, sensors, image processing and motion control.

He has published over 20 technical papers and a book named “Laboratory Experiments for Mechanical Engineering” (496 pages). He is a registered publisher and has his own ISBN leading number. He was a member of organisation committee of 3 international and 1 national conferences.

 

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What the students said: (From oldest to newest)

 

“…He is successful, even genius in too many branches of mechanical engineering…”

Ryuuku, 9/29/2012, https://eksisozluk.com/utku-buyuksahin–3561158

 

“… legendary prof.”

gintare, 3/11/2014, https://eksisozluk.com/utku-buyuksahin–3561158

 

“…He is an inspiring prof who achieved to do things which were thought as no one could be able to do in Turkey…”

Gizem Melike Cidal, 11/21/2014, http://www.hocanianlat.com/jreviews/20095-utku-bueyuekahn/reviews.html

 

“Always smiling Prof” … “Superb Prof that I wish to take all the lectures he give” … “He is the one, whose lessons I attend most eagerly” … “He listened our problems, answered our questions and made us laugh with his humors more than other profs who were trying to be close to students” … “He is the prof that I wish to have chance to do project with. And sometimes he is the one that I wished him to be my friend“

Sylo, 11/23/2014, http://www.hocanianlat.com/jreviews/20095-utku-bueyuekahn/reviews.html

 

“He gives the lessons with smart humors coming from his high intelligence” … “You realise that you are facing a different person right after you meet him”

Anonymous, 11/27/2014, http://www.hocanianlat.com/jreviews/20095-utku-bueyuekahn/reviews.html

 

“Every week I go to his lessons as a joyful hobby. Time passes too quickly and sometimes I want the lesson to continue” … “He is superior but you feel him like your friend”

Anıl Afacan, 12/9/2014, http://www.hocanianlat.com/jreviews/20095-utku-bueyuekahn/reviews.html

 

“The genius child of Yildiz Technical University” …   “thanks to him and him-like profs, the quality of our university remains in high level” … “He is such a person that even just meeting him gives happiness to you”

Barut Osman, 1/29/2015, https://www.uludagsozluk.com/k/utku-büyükşahin/

 

“… probably he is the kindest person in the world.” … “I don’t even need to tell about his huge technical knowledge”

P8seidon, 3/11/2015, https://www.uludagsozluk.com/k/utku-büyükşahin/

 

 

DETAILED ACADEMIC CV

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey  (2010)
  • M.S., Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey (2006)
  • B.S. (1), Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey (2004)
  • B.S. (2), Anatolian University, Eskisehir, Turkey (2006)

Academic Employment

  • Assoc. Prof., Yildiz Technical University Mechatronics Engineering Dept., Istanbul, Turkey (2015 )
  • Asst. Prof., Yildiz Technical University Mechatronics Engineering Dept., Istanbul, Turkey (2012 – 2015)
  • Asst. Prof., Turkish Military Academy Mechanical Engineering Dept., Ankara, Turkey (2011 – 2012)
  • R.A.,Yildiz Technical University Mechatronics Engineering Dept., Istanbul, Turkey (2009 – 2010)

Industrial Employment

  • President & CTO, Sensobright Industries LLC, Portland, Oregon, USA (2016 – )
  • CEO, HTMSS Hi-Tech Mechatronic Systems LLC, Istanbul, Turkey (2012 – )
  • R&D Engineer, Astra Electronics LLC, Istanbul, Turkey (2005 – 2009)
  • R&D Dept. Founding Manager, TUBE-TEC Industry LLC, Gebze, Turkey (2004 – 2005)
  • 3D Modeller and Animator, Freelance, Istanbul, Turkey (2002 – 2009)
  • Composer and Arranger, TV and Radio Musics, Freelance, Istanbul, Turkey (2001 – 2009)

Managing Duties

  • President & CTO, Sensobright Industries LLC, Portland, Oregon, USA (2016 – )
  • Vice Chair, Yildiz Technical University Mechatronics Engineering Dept., Istanbul, Turkey (2013 – 2014)
  • CEO, HTMSS Hi-Tech Mechatronic Systems LLC, Istanbul, Turkey (2012 – )
  • R&D Dept. Founding Manager, TUBE-TEC Industry LLC, Gebze, Turkey (2004 – 2005)

 

PUBLICATIONS

A. International Scale Papers

  • Büyükşahin, U., A Vision Based Feedback Mechanism for 6-DOF. Stewart Platform, TJEECS, ISSN 1300-0632,Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 753-761, (2011)
  • Ömürlü V. E., Kırlı A.,Büyükşahin, U., Engin Ş. E., Kurtoğlu S.,A Stationary, Variable DOF Flight Control Systemfor an Unmanned Quadrocopter, TJEECS, ISSN 1300-0632, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 891-899, (2011)
  • Büyükşahin U., A New Approach to CNC Milling Machine Spindle Design , Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 445, pp 201– 206, ISSN 1022-6680, (2012)
  • Büyükşahin U.,A New Control Method for Using Inkjet Printer Motherboard as 3 Axes CNC Router’s Motion Control Card, , Advanced Materials Research,Vol. 445, pp 225– 230,   ISSN 1022-6680,   (2012)
  • Büyükşahin U., Kırlı A., A New Nondestructive Test Equipment Based on Image Processing and Magnetic Flux Analysis, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 445, pp 131 – 136,       ISSN 1022-6680,   (2012)
  • Ömürlü V.E.,Büyükşahin U., Artar R., Kırlı A., Turgut M.N., An Experimental Stationary Quadrotor with Variable DOF, Sadhana, ISSN: 0256-2499Vol. 38, Part 2, pp. 247–264, (2013)
  • Kırlı A.,Büyükşahin, U., Fuzzy Logic Modeling of a Transparent and Elastic Silicone Pad for a New and Novel Optic Based Tactile Sensor, Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, Taylor & Francis  ISSN 2374-0698 doi: 10.1080/2374068X.2015.1132813, (2015)

B. Book

  • Büyükşahin U., Üstün M., Macar M., Makine Mühendisliğinde Laboratuvar Deneyleri – Ders Kitabı, Kara Harp Okulu Basımevi, (496 Sayfa) ISBN 978-605-63395-0-9, (2014)

C. International Scale Book Chapter

  • Büyükşahin U.,“Webcam: A Multi-Function Sensor” Comprehensive Materials Processing Volume 13. Sensor Materials and Technologies  pp 375-392. Vision Based Sensors Technologies –Elsevier, ISBN 978-008-09653-21, (2014)

D. Book Editorial

  • Büyükşahin U.,TOK’09 Otomatik Kontrol Ulusal Toplantısı, “Tam Metinli Bildiriler Kitabı” YTÜ Basımevi (753 Sayfa) İstanbul, Türkiye, (2009)

E. National Scale Papers

  • Büyükşahin, U., Akıllı evler ve Dokunmatik Kontrol Panelleri, BEST, Vol. 1, Issue 88, pp. 130-133, (2008)

F. International Scale Proceedings

  • Büyükşahin U., “BTSS – BUYUKSAHIN Tactile Sensing System”, Industrial Automation 2015, (Honored Guest Speaker), San Francisco, CA, USA July 20-22, (2015)
  • Büyükşahin U., Kırlı A.,:” Multi Point, High Sensitive Tactile Sensing Module for Robots and Devices”, IEEE SENSORS 2014 Conference, Valencia, Spain, November 2-5, (2014)
  • Kırlı A., Büyükşahin U,: “Fuzzy Logic Modeling of Transparent and Elastic Silicone Pad for a New and Novel Optic Based Tactile Sensor”, 14th International Conference On Advances In Materials & Processing Technologies, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (2014)
  • Kırlı A., Ömürlü V. E., Büyükşahin U., Atar R., Ortak E., Self-Tuning Fuzzy PD Application on TI TMS320F28335 for an Experimental Stationary Quadrotor, EDERC2010: 4th European DSP Education and Research Conference, (2010)
  • Ömürlü V.E.,Büyükşahin U., Yıldız İ., Ünsal A., Sağırlı A., Engin Ş.N., Küçükdemiral İ.B., A Stewart Platform as a FBW Flight Control Unitfor Space Vehicles, Recent Advances on Space Technologies RAST 2009, (2009)
  • Özalp, M.E., Buyuksahin, U., “Mevcut CNC Tezgahlarına Uygulanabilir Bio Yazıcı Modül Tasarımı” ICETAS2016 21-22 April 2016, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

G. National Scale Proceedings

  • Sağırlı A., Azeloğlu C. O., Büyükşahin, U., Köprülü Krenlerin Nonlineer Modelinin Bond Graph Yöntemiyle Oluşturulması ve Dinamik Davranışlarının İncelenmesi, TOK09 Otomatik Kontrol Ulusal Toplantısı, (2009)
  • Büyükşahin, U., Geleceğin Muharebe Sahasında Robotların Kullanımı, Geleceğin Hareket Ortamı ve Harp Teknolojileri, Sayfa: 147 – 161, Harp Akademileri, (2013)
  • Kırlı A., Demir M. H., Büyükşahin U., Tüfekçi C. S., Yiğit F.: Çift Sarkaç (Pendubot) Sisteminin Dinamik Analizi ve Görüntü Geri Beslemeli Kontrolü, Otomatik Kontrol Ulusal Toplantısı, Sayfa: 662 – 668, TOK2013, (2013)
  • Özalp E.,Büyükşahin U., Öğrenci – Akademisyen İletişim Modülü, Otomatik Kontrol Ulusal Toplantısı, Sayfa: 90 – 95, TOK2013, (2013)

H. Patents

  • Büyükşahin U., Multi Point, High Sensitive Tactile Sensing Module For Robots And Devices, US9030653B1
  • Büyükşahin U., Multi Point, High Sensitive Tactile Sensing Module For Robots And Devices, JP5785670
  • Büyükşahin U., Multi Point Touch Sensor with Active Matrix, CA2896468
  • Büyükşahin U., Multi Point, High Sensitive Tactile Sensing Module For Robots And Devices, WO2014011126, EP2807463,
  • Büyükşahin U., Yavuz A., Frame Rate Increaser Apparatus For Cameras, WO2013095309
  • Yavuz A.,Büyükşahin U., Multi Degrees Of Freedom, Multi Platformed Shaking Simulator, WO2013085472
  • Büyükşahin U., Cihaz Ve Robotlara Çok Noktalı, Yüksek Hassasiyetli Dokunma Hissi Sağlayan Modül, TPE2012/08054
  • Büyükşahin U., Yavuz A., Kameraların Çekim Hızını Arttıracak Aparat, TPE2011/07932
  • Yavuz A.,Büyükşahin U., Çok Serbestlik Dereceli Birden Fazla Platformlu Sarsma Simülatörü, TPE2011/08142
  • Büyükşahin U., Çok İşlevli bir Algılama Sistemi, TPE2016/06363
  • Büyükşahin U., Bir Dokunmatik Panel, TPE2016/06367
  • Büyükşahin U., Farklı Üst Katmanlar İçeren bir Algılama Sistemi, TPE2016/06370
  • Büyükşahin U., Pratik bir Algılama Sistemi, TPE2016/06374
  • Büyükşahin U., A System and a Method for Capturing and Generating 3D Image, PCT/TR2016/000078
  • Büyükşahin U., Biyomekatronik Veri İletim Sistemleri, TPE2016/12947
  • Büyükşahin U., Biomechatronic Data Transmission Systems, PCT/TR2017/050146
  • Büyükşahin U., A Multifunctional Sensor System, PCT/TR2017/050166
  • Büyükşahin U., A Touch Panel, PCT/TR2017/050167
  • Büyükşahin U., A Sensor System with Different Upper Layers, PCT/TR2017/050168
  • Büyükşahin U., A Practical Sensor System, PCT/TR2017/050169

I. Prizes

  • Yildiz Technical University Publication Incentive Prize ’12 (2012)
  • Yildiz Technical University Publication Incentive Prize ’13 (2013)
  • Yildiz Technical University Publication Incentive Prize ’14 (2014)
  • My first Job is Entrepreneurship Project Contest 2nd Prize  (Among nationwide 225 projects) (2014)
  • Star of the Innovation Prize – YTU Technopark 2015
  • Yildiz Technical University Project Incentive Prize ’15 (2015)
  • Yildiz Technical University Patent Incentive Prize ’15 (2015)
  • Schöller Talented Young Composing Contest 2nd Prize  (Among nationwide composers)(With the Band) (2000)
  • Appreciation Plaque –Turkish War Colleges (Lieutenant General Raif AKBAŞ (Commander of T.W.C.))
  • Appreciation Plaque – Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology (Nihat ERGÜN (Minister))
  • Appreciation Plaque –Yildiz Technical University Rectorate (Prof. İsmail Yüksek, Ph.D.  (Rector of Y.T.U.))
  • Appreciation Plaque – Turkish Military Academy (Major General Yılmaz UYAR (Commander of T.M.A.))
  • Appreciation Plaque –Yildiz Technical University Starred Projects Contest 2013 (Prof. Tamer YILMAZ, Ph.D.  (Vice Rector of Y.T.U.)
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Turkish Military Academy Deanery (Brigadier General Oğuz Serhad HABİBOĞLU (Dean of T.M.A.))
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Turkish Military Academy Mechanical Engineering Dept. (Col. Mustafa ÜSTÜN (Chair of T.M.A. Mech. Eng. Dept.))
  • Innovator of the Month – Gazetto Magazine (2013)
  • Appreciation Plaque –Yildiz Technical University Starred Projects Contest 2014 (Prof. Haluk GÖRGÜN, Ph.D.  (Vice Rector of Y.T.U.)
  • Appreciation Plaque – Y.T.U. Graduate School of Natural and Applied Science 2015 (Prof. İsmail KÜÇÜK, Ph.D. (Chair of Y.T.U. G.S.N.A.S.))
  • Appreciation Plaque – Gebze Technical University IEEE Week 2015 (Kübra Tutkun (Chair of GTU IEEE EMBS))

J. Membership of Organisation Committees 

  • Ecological Agenda (International Conference) May 10 – 12,   2010, İstanbul, Turkey
  • AMPT 2011  (International Conference) July 13 – 16, 2011, İstanbul, Turkey
  • EVATEG SSL-TR2013  (International Conference) August 20-21, 2013, İstanbul, Turkey
  • TOK’09 National Conference on Automatic Control October 13 – 16, 2009, İstanbul, Turkey
  • TOK’13 National Conference on Automatic Control (National Sciencetific Board member)  September 26 – 28, 2013, Malatya, Turkey
  • TOK’14 National Conference on Automatic Control (National Sciencetific Board member) September 11 – 13, 2014, Kocaeli, Turkey

K. Membership of Journals, Conferences and Scientific Boards as Reviewer

  • Chinese Journal of Aeronautics (ISSN – 1000-9361) (SCI-Expanded) Journal (2012 – )
  • TJEECS, Turkish Journal Of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences (ISSN – 1300-0632)(SCI-Expanded) Journal (2013 –  )
  • European Journal of Mechanics – A/Solids (Elsevier, ISSN – 0997-7538) (SCI) Journal (2014 –  )
  • 2011 Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT 2011)
  • 2010 American Control Conference (2010 ACC)
  • 2013 National Conference on Automatic Control (TOK’13)
  • 2014 National Conference on Automatic Control (TOK’14)
  • 2015National Conference on Automatic Control (TOK’15)
  • TÜBİTAK Bilim Genç Magazine Robotic Contest (2015)
  • TUBITAK Teydeb Projects Reviewer (2014 –  )

L. Theses Supervised

  • Production, Analysis and Development of a new Optic Based Tactile Sensor with Silicone Structure for Robotic Systems and Devices, Ahmet Kırlı (Y.T.U. Ph.D. Thesis)
  • Location Determination by Sound Recognition,  Gamze Songül (Master Thesis)(Y.T.U. Master Thesis)
  • CNC Machine Compatible Bioprinter Module Design, Muhammed Erdoğan Özalp (Y.T.U. Master Thesis)
  • Rope Driven Parallel Manipulators, Şafak Bulut (Y.T.U. Master Thesis)
  • Over 50 B.S. Graduate Thesis Advisory

M. Given Lessons

  • Materials Science – T.M.A. Mechanical Eng. Dept., Industrial Eng. Dept.
  • Machine Elements I –T.M.A. Mechanical Eng. Dept.
  • Engineering Mechanics II (Dynamics) –T.M.A. Mechanical Eng. Dept.
  • Machine Elements – Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Industrial Measurement Systems –Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Manufacturing Technologies –Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) –Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Mechanics Lab –Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Mechatronics Lab –Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Fundamentals of Image Processing –Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) –Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Mechatronics System Design I – Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Mechatronics System Design II – Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Mechatronics System Design III- Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • Bachelor Degree Graduate Thesis – Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept.
  • CNC Machines – Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept. (Graduate Programme Lesson)
  • Image Processing – Y.T.U. Mechatronics Eng. Dept. (Graduate Programme Lesson)

N. Conference Paticipatings as Chairperson or Keynote Speaker

  • AMPT 2011, DPO Session 9, July 15, 2011 (Chairperson)
  • The Use of The Robots in the Future’s War Fields, Turkish War College, February 21, 2013 (Chairperson)
  • Mechatronics, Vefa High School, February 2011 (Speaker)
  • Mechatronics Project Development, Y.T.U. Machine Design Club, April 2010 (Speaker)
  • Mechatronics, Koç High School, 2010 (Speaker)
  • Multi Point, High Sensitive Tactile Sensing Module For Robots And Devices, TechnoParks Summit, March 23, 2013 (Speaker)
  • Technology Development in Today’s Word, Turkish Military Academy, April 16, 2013 (Keynote Speaker)
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Y.T.U. Davutpaşa Campus, April 19, 2013 (Keynote Speaker)
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Y.T.U. Beşiktaş Campus, April 26, 2013 (Keynote Speaker)
  • Intellectual Property Rights, Y.T.U. Beşiktaş Campus, May 9, 2013 (Keynote Speaker)
  • Turning into Company and Entrepreneurship, Y.T.U. Beşiktaş Campus, December 5, 2013 (Keynote Speaker)
  • Technology Development in Today’s Word,Y.T.U. Beşiktaş Campus, Architect and Engineering Group, January 14, 2014 (Speaker)
  • Technology Development in Today’s Word, TÜBİTAK Bilim Genç Magazine Robotic Science Fest ODTÜ, June 16, 2015 (Keynote Speaker)
  • BTSS – BUYUKSAHIN Tactile Sensing System, Industrial Automation Conference, July 20, 2015,San Francisco, CA, USA (Honoured Guest Speaker)
  • Technology Development in Today’s Word, İLKYAR YBO Teacher’s Summar Camp, Bosphorus University, August 21, 2015 (Keynote Speaker)
  • BTSS – BUYUKSAHIN Tactile Sensing System, IEEE Week, Gebze Technical University, December 3, 2015 (Keynote Speaker)

O. Projects

  • TUBITAKAGY101-01, HEPA Filter Test Machinery Design Acording to EN 1822 Standart (TÜBİTAK – Advisor) – Completed
  • TUBITAK105M192, Stewart Platform Based Force Feedback Human Machine Interface for Steering 6 DOF Objects  from Single Point (TÜBİTAK – Researcher) – Completed
  • TUBITAK1512-2130185, High Sensitive Tactile Sensing Module For Robots And Devices (TÜBİTAK – Executive) – Completed
  • 2010-06-01-KAP01, Force Feedback Control of Moving and Swaying Loads in Cranes and Examining the Dynamic Behaviour and Stability of Cranes under Seismic Affects (KAP – Researcher) – Completed
  • 2010-04-02-ODAP01, Object Determination by Using Different Kind Autonomous Robots with Multiple Sensor Fusion (ODAP – Researcher) – Completed
  • 2010-06-04-KAP02, Determining Mechanic Test Characteristics of Viscoelestic Materials with Image Processing Method and Associate them with Thermal Characterisation (KAP – Researcher) – Completed
  • 2013-06-04-DOP01, Tactile Sensing in Robotic Systems (DOP – Executive) – Completed
  • 2013-06-04-KAP02, Using Inkjet Printer Motherboard as 3 Axes CNC Router’s Motion Control Card (KAP – Executive) – Continuing
  • 2013-06-01-GEP02, Control of Load Sways in Cranes (GEP – Researcher) – Continuing
  • 2015-06-04-GEP01,Develop and Manufacturing of a Moduler System Protype which Determines the Force Sensor to Measure Displacement by The Help of Elastic Silicone Pad (GEP – Researcher) – Continuing

P. Other Projects

Utku Büyükşahin has finished over 70 projects (all mechanical designs, manufacturing, electronic designs and applications, software developments) including, 3 axes CNC Milling Machine, 6 DOF Stewart Platform for 10D Cinemas, Vehicle simulators, 11 DOF Hepa Filter Test Robot etc. In order to get more information about these projects, please click here.