Prof. Dr. Okyay Kaynak

Fellow Member of IEEE
UNESCO Chair on Mechatronics


Work Address: Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bogazici University, Bebek, 80815 Istanbul / Turkey
Phone: +90-212-287 2475 Fax: 90-212-287 24 65
Home Address: Selamicesme, Guzel Sok. No:4/15, Goztepe, 81030 Istanbul / Turkey
Phone: +90-216-368 6688

http://mecha.ee.boun.edu.tr/kaynak.html

E-Mail: o.kaynak_at_ieee.org


Short Biography

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Long Term Academic
Visits Abroad

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Awards & Honors

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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

      Emeritus Professor).

·         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.