Prof. Dr. Okyay Kaynak
Administrative Positions Held
Long Term Academic
Employment History and Positions Held
· June 2015 – Present
Adjunct Professor of King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.
· Sept. 2014 – Present
External Academic Advisor for Dept. of Mech. And Biomedical Engng., City University of Hong Kong, China.
· July 2013 – July 2016
Qianren Program Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China.
· Mar. 2012 – July 2013
Chief International Academic Advisor, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China.
· Oct. 2010 – Present
Country liason to Turkey, A*Star, Singapore.
· Oct. 2009 – Oct. 2011
Consulting Professor to University of Technology MARA, Malaysia.
· Sept. 2009 – Sept. 2012
Overseas Officer of KAIST, South Korea.
· Sept. 2003 – Sept.2008
Consulting Professor to Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China.
· Sept. 2001 – July 2013
Part-time Professor of Aeronautical and Space Technologies Institute, Air Force Academy, Turkey
· Nov. 1993 - Present
Holder of UNESCO Chair on Mechatronics at Bogaziçi University.
· Jan. 1979 – Present
Member of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Dept., Bogaziçi University, Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey (till Apr. 1983 Assistant Professor, till Aug. 1988 Associate Professor, till Apr. 2015 Full Professor, since then
· Feb. 1975 - July 1978
Electronics Engineer at General Directorate of Meteorology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
· Sept. 1973 - Oct. 1974 (National Service)
Sub-lieutenant Project Engineer at NATO Infrastructure Dept. (Air Force Section), Ankara, Turkey.
· Sept. 1972 - Apr. 1973 and Oct. 1974 - Feb. 1975
Electronics Engineer at General Directory of SEKA Pulp and Paper Mills, Izmit, Turkey.