Melike NKBAY, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics Istanbul Technical University   

ITU Maslak Campus 34469 Maslak / Istanbul / Turkey   

Tel: (+90 212) 285 31 16  Fax: (+90 212) 285 31 39   

Email: nikbay@itu.edu.tr

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

EDUCATION

1999 2002    PhD,  Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA

 

1998 1999    MS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA

 

1996 1998    MS,  Mechanical Engineering, Bogazici  University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

1991 1996    BS, Mechanical Engineering, Bogazici  University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

1984 1991    Lycee, Besiktas Ataturk Anadolu Lisesi, Istanbul, Turkey

 

EXPERIENCE

2011 Present     Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics,  Associate Professor

2004 2011          Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics,  Assistant Professor

2003 2004         Kalekalip Makina ve Kalip Sanayi A.S.,  Defense and Aerospace Division,  R&D Leader

 

2003 2004        Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Part time faculty member

 

1998 2002        University of Colorado at Boulder, Center for Aerospace Structures, Research Assistant

 

1995 1998        Arcelik A.S., R&D Center, Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics Group, R&D Engineer

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

2012                              University of Hawaii at Manoa, Mechanical Engineering Department, Visiting Professor (Summer)

2005, 2008, 2009        University of Colorado at Boulder, Center for Aerospace Structures, Visiting Professor (Summer)

2005                              TUBITAK National Young Researcher Career Development Program Award (4 years funding)

2002                              Best Paper Award, University of Colorado at Boulder, Aerocon

1997                              Arcelik A.S. Technology development Project Award

1991-1996                    Honor student at Bogazici University, Ranked 3rd in graduating class of Mechanical Engineering Department

 

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