Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Turkish)

Faculty Members

 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Güngör PAKFİLİZ (Chair)

 E-Mail: [email protected]

Office number: 806

Office hours: Monday 10.00-12.00

He completed his bachelor's education at Yıldız Technical University, Department of Electrical Engineering, in 1991. He obtained his master's degree at METU Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1997, and Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. Parlar Education and Research Foundation awarded his thesis work the Thesis of the Year award. He achieved his Ph.D. in 2004 at Ankara University Electronics Engineering.

Between 1991 and 2013, he served as an Engineer Officer at the Turkish Air Force. In this process, he worked on procurement and modernization projects of various defense systems, especially radar, electronic warfare, and avionics systems, providing engineering support to the operation and initiating and conducting research and development projects. Also, he participated in the maintenance and repair activities of various electrical and electronic systems of the Air Force assets.

Dr. Ahmet Güngör Pakfiliz has taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses at different foundation universities since 2013. His Radar Systems courses at the undergraduate level and Electronic Warfare and Avionics Systems courses at the graduate level meet the academic and practical requirements of engineers working or planning to work in defense industry companies. His fields of study are electronic warfare, radar systems, avionics systems, statistical signal processing, and image processing.

He has articles in many national and international journals on his study subjects and a book published in Turkish on electronic warfare. Dr. Ahmet Güngör Pakfiliz is an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Ankara Ostim Technical University.

     

 

Prof. Dr. İsmail AVCIBAŞ

E-Mail: [email protected]

Office number: 826

Office hours: Thursday 10.00-12.00

İsmail Avcıbaş was born in Ankara, Turkey. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees from the department of Electronics Engineering, Uludağ University, Bursa, Turkey in 1992 and 1994 respectively. He received Ph.D. degree from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering department, Boğaziçi University, İstanbul, Turkey, in 2001. With a scholarship from The Scientific Council of Turkey, TÜBITAK, he carried out research on image compression and steganalysis in the Department of Computer and Information Science, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY, in 1999–2000. Before joining OSTİM Technical University, he worked as an academic staff at various universities in Turkey.

Dr. Avcıbaş’s research interests are in the broad area of information forensics and security. He pioneered the development of universal steganalysis techniques. His work on steganalysis was supported by Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), NSF and TÜBITAK. He developed techniques for multimedia source identification and manipulation detection. His works on multimedia forensics have been supported by several TÜBITAK research projects.

 

 

     
Mirzahan Hızal  

Prof. Dr. Eduge Mirzahan HIZAL 

E-Mail: [email protected]

He is a 1969 graduate of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department of the Middle East Technical University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1973 from the University of Manchester, England.
He was the Secretary of the Directorate of Science Fellowships and Grant Programmes of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK). He was also the project advisor and project director of SAVTAK projects at TÜBİTAK. Prof. Dr. Mirzahan Hızal is the Director General of HIZAL High Voltage (HIZAL Yüksek Gerilim) Ltd.
He has been an academician at the METU since 1979.

     
 

Prof. Dr. Yalçın ATA

E-Mail: [email protected]

Office number: 824

Office hours: Monday 14.00-16.00

He is a 1998 graduate of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of the Karadeniz Technical University. He received his M. Sc. From Gebze Technical University in 2000 and Ph. D. From Gazi University in 2010.

Between 1999 and 2001, he worked as a project engineer responsible for transmission and SCADA systems at the Istanbul Metro Company. After completing military service, he served as a project engineer at METU Technopark in 2003. Between 2004 and 2020, he worked as a senior researcher, chief researcher and deputy director at both TUBITAK Defence Industries Research and Development Institute (SAGE) and TUBITAK Space Technologies Research Institute (UZAY) respectively. He took part in many defense and space projects as both employee and technical leader. He has been a board member of TUBITAK UZAY and DeltaV Space Technologies Co., and executive board member of strategic projects under Defense Undersecretary for 3 years. He became an Associate Professor in 2017. He served as a referee in TUBITAK Projects, academic journals and congresses. His research areas include optical communication, propagation in atmospheric and oceanic turbulence, modulation techniques and infrared detection. He has many published papers in his field.
     
   

Prof. Dr. Sinan KIVRAK

E-Mail: [email protected]

Office number: 2nd floor laboratory

Sinan Kivrak graduated from Kayseri Erciyes University Electronics Engineering Department in 1996. He completed his master's degree in Denizli Pamukkale University Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2000. In 2008, he completed his doctoral study on "COMPREHENSIVE DESING FOR CONTROLLING AND MODELLING OF AN OFF-GRID PV SYSTEM AT MAXIMUM POWER OUTPUT" at Izmir Dokuz Eylul University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Solar Energy, Solar Tracking Systems, Battery and Battery Control Systems, Unmanned Aerial and Land Vehicles, Electric Motors and Motor Drivers, Weapon and Shooting Systems, High Voltage Cable Test Systems, Prosthesis and Prosthesis Sensors, Embedded Systems and Applications, Power Electronics Applications, He has studies on many subjects such as Transformer Design Analysis, Parachute Activation Systems, Electric Vehicles, and inventions that have become commercial products as a result of these studies. In 2012, the fast alternator and test unit of the SOM missile were designed and manufactured within the scope of GAYDA Engineering Energy Company, founded by Kıvrak. He has articles in many national and international journals on his study subjects. Known for his inventions and patents, Sinan Kivrak is stillworks as a Professor Dr. at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Ankara Ostim Technical University.

     
 

Assist. Prof. Dr. İclal ÇETİN TAŞ

E-Mail: [email protected]

Office number: 824

Office hours: Monday 13.00-15.00

Dr. İclal ÇETİN TAŞ was born in 1985, in Adana. She completed MSc, BSc and PhD educations at Çukurova University Electric-Electronics Engineering Department.

During academical education, she continued her career in various positions at OES Electronic Ind. Trade Company., Enerjisa Toroslar Electricity Distribution Inc., MTU Onsite Energy (Rolls -Royce Power System A.G.) and Mersin University.

Artificial intelligence, pattern recognition, signal and image processing, programming languages such as C / C ++ / Matlab are among her study fields.

     
 

Assist. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin KÖSE

E-Mail: [email protected]

Office number: 806

After graduating from Gazi University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2009, he started to work as a research and devolopment engineer for a power electronic company. He completed Master and Ph.D education at Gazi University under the leadership of Prof. M. Timur AYDEMİR between 2009-2020, while he worked as R&D manager of OES/PMI company. In this long periode, he had best experiences in power electronic area. He has good knowledge to design and carry out high powered power electronic products like rectifiers, inverters, ups, switched converters. Nowadays, he has his own power electronic company established in june 2021. He is working on power electronic technologies, especially on power electronic converters. KÖSE, who also works as a part-time lecturer, currently teaches at OSTİM Technical University. KÖSE has more than 10 academic studies including national and international research thesis, articles, papers, supported projects.

     
   

 Assist. Prof. Dr. Şenol GÜLGÖNÜL

E-Mail: [email protected]

Office number: 806

Office hours: Thursday 10.00-12.00

Şenol Gülgönül graduated from Bilkent University Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1992. He completed his master's degree in Gebze Institute of Technology and his doctorate in Sakarya University. He pioneered important projects in Türkiye's technological development. In 1996, he worked as a network manager in the establishment of TURNET, Türkiye's first commercial internet backbone. He worked for Thales Alenia Space in France for two years as the program manager of the       TÜRKSAT-3A satellite. Within the scope of the TÜRKSAT-3A satellite project, he organized the Technology Transfer and Training Program for the first time and led this program as the Program Manager. He managed the TÜRKSAT-6A National Communications satellite project concept design, TÜBİTAG-KAMAG and PDR processes together with engineers trained in France. In the tests of the National Positioning system operating over TÜRKSAT satellites independent of GPS, He has shown that an accuracy of 2 meters can be achieved. He performed the first atomic clock transmission over TÜRKSAT satellites, broadcasting on TÜRKSAT-SAAT TV channel. Gülgönül demonstrated that 18 cm accuracy can be achieved across Turkey with the satellite positioning support system (SBAS) work he developed. Şenol Gülgönül, as the Electronic Control Systems Manager at BMC Power Motor and Kontrol Sistemleri A.Ş., managed the development of the control units and other electronic systems of the first domestic diesel engine and automatic transmission to be used in the ALTAY National Main Battle Tank. Gülgönül, who has many articles and patents in the fields of satellite technologies and electronic control, continues his studies at Ostim Technical University as Assistant Prof Dr.

 

 
       

Research Assist. Beyza ERASLAN

E-Mail: [email protected]

Office number: 820

Office hours: Friday 15.00-17.00

Res. Assist. Beyza Eraslan completed her undergraduate education with honors at Ondokuz Mayıs University, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2020). She worked as an electrical electronics engineer and project engineer in multiple defense industry companies. She started her Master's degree in 2021 and continues to work on signal processing. She has articles in international journals related to her study subjects. Beyza Eraslan started working as a Research Assistant in the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at Ostim Technical University as of August 2023.