Assoc. Prof. Utku Buyuksahin,Ph.D. received the B.S. and Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering in 2004 and 2010 respectively. He received another B.S. degree in business administration in 2007.
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 2018. He is now the founder & CEO of HTMSS LTD and the president, CTO and majority shareholder of SENSOBRIGHT INDUSTRIES LLC which are mainly focused on tactile sensors and hi-tech mechatronic systems.
His main interest areas are; robotics, sensors, image processing and motion control.
He has received many awards and testimonials including National 2nd place award of both in a scientific project contest and a music composing contest (with his band) in the years 2014 and 2000 respectively.
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 organization committee of 3 international and 1 national conferences.
Buyuksahin holds over 40 internationally patented and patent pending inventions including international patents in USA, EPO and Japan, three regions with highly prestigious patent systems. He has been featured widely in many prestigious scientific journals, TV news, and newspaper articles, and has invited for talks at many American, European and Asian conferences.
He 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.
Between the years 2002 and 2009 he did too many 3D (3 dimension) modelling and animations with 3Ds Max software. Besides the advertising agencies, some of the clients were Turkey’s leading architects, big construction companies and military supplier companies.
He gave over 200 concerts as the lead guitarist of his band and has over 100 compositions (with all the instruments are played and mixed by him) some of which are used in advertorials for radios and televisions.