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

Employment History
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Positions Held


Administrative Positions Held

Fellowships

Projects Directed/Participated

Awards & Honors

List of Publications (Downloads Available)

Other Professional Activities

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Invited Presentations/Tutorials

  • Will present a plenary talk during the IEEE 14th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC16), 22-24 April 2016, Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Presented an invited talk at Inst. of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changzhou, Apr. 18, 2016, Hangzhou, China.

  • Presented an invited talk at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Apr. 16, 2016, Hangzhou, China.

  • Presented an invited talk at Dianzhi University, Hangzhou, Apr. 15, 2016, Hangzhou, China.

  • Presented, as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE SMCS, a seminar at Mind Research Network, University of New Mexico, Apr. 7, 2016, Albuquerque, USA.

  • Presesented a plenary talk during The Chinese Intelligent Network of Things (CINT 2015), December 2-3, 2015, Gungzhou, China.

  • Presesented an invited talk at Zhejiang University, July 30, 2015, Hangzhou, China.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the International Conference on Estimation, Detection and Information Fusion - ICEDIF 2015, January 10-11, 2015, Heilongjiang University, Harbin, China

  • Presesented invited talks at KAIST, GIST and Chonnam University, Nov. 10-14, 2014, Korea.

  • Presesented an invited talk at Nankai Universty, Sept. 26, 2014, Tianjin, China.

  • Presesented an invited talk at Tsinghua Universty, Sept. 25, 2014, Beijing, China.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the 13th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training: ITHET 2014, Sept. 11-13, 2014, York, UK.

  • Presesented a plenary talk during The 14th Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems (ICFS2014), August 19-21, 2014, Tabriz, Iran.

  • Presented, as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE CIS, a plenary talk during The International Conference of Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition, SoCPaR 2014, Aug. 11-14, 2014, Tunis, Tunisia.

  • Presented a plenary talk during The International Conference of Industrial Informatics, INDIN 2014, July 27-30, 2014, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

  • Presented, as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE CIS, a seminar, titled “Intelligent Systems: An Assesment of the Past and the Prospects for the Future” at Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley Campus, USA, 25 November, 2013.

  • Presented seminars as IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Distinguished Lecturer at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Singapore, 4-9 July 2013.

  • Presented a tutorial, titled; “Networked Control and Estimation with Application to Industrial Processes” at 22nd International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2013), 28-31 May 2013, Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Presented a Plenary Talk, titled; “Science, Technology and Industry, Quo Vadis?” at  2013 Chinese Control and Decision Conference, 25-27 May 2013, Guiyang, China.

  • Presented, as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE CIS, a seminar, titled “Intelligent Systems: An Assesment of the Past and the Prospects for the Future and Mechatronics in 21st Century” at EVIC 2012 – 8th Latin Amarican summer School on Computational Intelligence, December 10-12, 2012, Santiago, Chile.

  • Presented a Distinguished Lecturer Invited talk, titled “Type-1 or Type-2 Fuzzy for Modelling and Control?” at Hong Kong Polytechnic, on invitation by the local IEEE PES/IAS/PELS/IES Chapter. Dec. 3, 2012, Hong Kong.

  • Presented, as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE IES,, a seminar, titled “Intelligent Systems: An Assesment of the Past and the Prospects for the Future and Mechatronics in 21st Century” Sun-Yat-Sen University, November 30, 2012, Guangzhou, China.

  • Presented a keynote at ICMCE 2012, International Conference on Mechatronics and Control Engineering, November 29, 2012, Guangzhou, China.

  • Presented a plenary talk at ICMSMT - The First International Conference on Mechatronic System and Measurement Technology, August 16-18, 2012, Nanjing, China.

  • Presented seminars at Sichuan University, Chengdu, August 13-16, 2012.

  • Presented seminars at Wuhan University, China as the Guest Professor, July 2012.

  • Presented a plenary talk at DoCEIS’12 - 3rd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal, 27-29 Feb. 2012.

  • Presented seminars as IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Distinguished Lecturer, Auckland, New Zeland, 6-7 Feb. 2012.

  • Presented a plenary talk at ICMAM 2011 – International Conference on Mechatronics and Applied Mechanics, Hong Kong, 27-28 Dec. 2011.

  • Presented Seminars as IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Distinguished Lecturer, Cape Town, Stellenbuch and Pretoria, South Africa, 8-14 Sept. 2011.

  • Presented a plenary talk at IEEE Africon 2011 – Livingstone, Zambia,  13-15 Sept. 2011.

  • Presented a keynote, titled “The Entanglement of Control and IT: Intelligent Control in Mechatronics”  at the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2011), 28-31 July 2011, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands.

  • Presented a seminar at Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China, 20 July 2011.

  • Presented seminars on Intelligent Systems and Industrial Informatics at National Taipei University, Chung-Hsing University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, May 15-20. 2011, Taiwan.

  • Presented a keynote during 2011 International Conference on Information Technology for Manufacturing Systems. ITMS 2011, May 7-8. 2011, Shanghai, China.

  • Presented seminars on Intelligent Systems and Mechatronics at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong City University and Harbin Institute of Technology, China on Intelligent Systems, Jan 16-30. 2011, HK and China.

  • Presented a keynote at International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications - ISDA 2010, 29 November -1 December 2010, Cairo, Egypt.

  • Pressented a plenary talk during the Fifth Libyan Arab International Conference on Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tripoli, Libya, October 23-26, 2010.

  • Presented seminars in Singapore as a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 13-21 September 2010, Singapore.

  • Presented a lecture during NATO 2010: Advanced All-Terrain Autonomous Systems, Çeþme, Turkey August 1 -24, 2010.

  • Presented seminars at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16-25 May 2010

  • Presented seminars at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 25 Feb. – 4 March 2010.

  • Presented a seminar at the Curtin University, Australia, Perth, 9 January 2010.

  • Presented a keynote during 3rd International Conference on Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics (3rd ICMEM), Beijing, P.R.China, October 21 –23, 2009.

  • Presented a tutorial during IEEE Symposium in Industrial Electronics and Applications – ISIEA 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,  4-6 October 2009.

  • Presented a seminar at the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Hong Kong, 25 August 2009.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the Federation of International Robot-soccer Association (FIRA) Congress, Incheon, Korea, 16-18 August, 2009.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the International Symposium on Innovations in Intelligent Systems and Applications, INISTA 2009, Trabzon, Turkey, June 29-July 1, 2009.

  • Presented a keynote talk at The  2nd Conference on Automotive Electronics Industry, Tehran, Iran, 4-5 February 2009.

  • Presented a keynote talk at International Conference on Mechatronics, - ICOM 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-20 December 2008.

  • Presented a keynote talk at 2nd Int. Symp. on Systems and Control in Aeronautics and Astronautics- ISSCAA 2008, Shenzhen, China,10 -12 December 2008.

  • Presented an invited talk at Int. Workshop on Ubiquitous ICT for Sustainable Education and Cultural Literacy, Haemeenlinna, Finland, 6-7 October 2008.

  • Presented an invited talk at XV Congreso Internacional de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Electrónica y de Sistemas, “INTERCON 2008,” Trujillo-Peru, 4-8 August 2008.

  • Conducted a training course on mechatronics in Rabat, Morocco on invitation from Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), during Feb. 11-15, 2008.

  • Conducted a training course on mechatronics in Jakarta, Indonesia on invitation from Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), during Dec. 15-19, 2007.

  • Presented a keynote talk during the International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, ICMEM2007, November 5-7, 2007 in Wuxi, P. R. China.

  • Presented seminars on mechatronics at various universities in Malaysia within the Distinguished Lecturer Program of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 7-11 August 2007.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the 2nd IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, ICIEA 2007, 23-25 May 2007, Harbin, China.

  • Presented a tutorial, titled “Variable Structure Systems with a Sliding Mode” at Colombia University, December 19, 2006, USA.

  • Presented a plenary talk during 2nd Asia International Symposium on Mechatronics (AISM 2006), December, 11-14, 2006, Hong Kong, China.

  • Presented a plenary talk during 2006 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, August 16–19, 2006, Kunming, China.

  • Presented a plenary talk during IEEE 7th Int. Conf. On Information Technology Based Education and Training, ITHET 2006, 10-13 July 2006, Sydney, Australia.

  • Presented an invited talk during National Instruments Academic Day, 6-7 July 2006, Beirut, Lebanon.

  • Presented seminars on intelligent systems at Xian Jiaotong University and Shenyang Northeastern University China on invitation by the stated universities during June 28 - July 3, 2006.

  • Presented a plenary talk at The First International Conference on Engineering of Intelligent Systems, Islamabad, Pakistan, April 22-23, 2006.

  • Presented seminars on mechatronics at Pachuca, Mexico on invitation by Universidad Politénica de Pachuca during Feb. 13-14, 2006.

  • Presented an invited seminar at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennesse, USA titled “Intelligent Systems: An Assesment of the Past and the Prospects for the Future” on February 7, 2006.

  • Presented a plenary talk at 1st International Symposium on Systems and Control in Aerospace and Astronautics: ISSCAA 2006, Jan. 19-21, 2006, Harbin, China.

  • Presented a plenary talk at International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling Control and Automation - CIMCA'2005, Nov. 28-30, 2005, Vienna - Austria.

  • Presented an invited “research lecture” at the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology  (one of the research institutes of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research: A*STAR), titled, “Industrial Informatics in 21st Century” on August 15, 2005.

  • Presented a tutorial during the International Syposium on Neural networks (ISNN 2005), Chongqing, China, May 30-June 2, 2005.

  • Presented a seminar as an ARRI Distinguished Lecturer at University of Texas at Arlington, USA titled “Mechatronics in 21st Century” on February 27, 2004.

  • Presented an invited seminar at Auburn University, Alabama, USA titled “Mechatronics in 21st Century” on February 27, 2004.

  • Presented two seminars on mechatronics and VSS thory based learning at Tebriz University, Iran during December 2-5, 2004.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the Joint 2nd International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems and 5th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems - SCIS & ISIS 2004, titled “Intelligent Systems: An Assesment of the Past and the Prospects for the Future,” September, 21-24, 2004, Yokohama, Japan.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the 6th IASTED Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control – ISC 2004, titled “Evolution of Intelligent Systems,” August 23-25, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the First AUS (American Universty of Sharjah) International Symposium on Mechatronics, titled “Mechatronics in 21st Century,” May 25-27, 2004, Sharja, UAE.

  • Presented a keynote speech during the opening session of IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics: ISIE 2004, titled “Industrial Electronics in the 21st Century,” May 4-7, 2004, Ajaccio, France.

  • Presented an invited lecture, titled “Mechatronics in 21st Century” at Pusan National University, Pusan, Rep. of Korea, on Sept. 24, 2003.

  • Presented invited lectures and seminars on “Variable Structure Systems Theory and its Applications in Intelligent Systems” at Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, during Sept. 15-20, 2003.

  • Presented a tutorial during 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, ISIE 2003; June 9-12, 2003, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Presented a keynote speech during 2002 IEEE Conference on Industrial Technology, titled “Mechatronics in the 21st Century” Dec. 11-14, 2002, Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Presented invited lectures and seminars on “Responding to Issues and Trends in Mechatronics in the 21st Century” at AMA Computer University, Manilla, Phillipines, during Sept. 23-24, 2002.

  • Presented a tutorial during the International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks – ICANN 2002, August 27-31 2002 , Madrid, Spain.

  • Presented a tutorial during The 27th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society: IECON’01, Nov. 29 - Dec. 2, 2001, Denver, USA.

  • Presented an invited talk during the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Limitations and Future Trends in Neural Computation, Oct. 22-24, 2001, Siena, Italy.

  • Presented an invited talk during the 2nd International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training 2001: ITHET 2001, July 4-6, 2001, Kumamoto City, Japan.

  • Presented the keynote talk during the First International Conference on Mechatronics – ICOM’01; 11-12 February 2001, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

  • Presented a tutorial during the IEEE 26th Int. Conf. on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation; IECON 2000, 22-28 October 2000, Nagoya, Japan.

  • Presented a plenary talk during the 2000 International Symposium on Mechatronics and Intelligent Mechanical System for 21 Century (ISIM2000), 4-6 October 2000, KyongSangNam-Do, South Korea.

  • Directed a workshop during the IEEE 25th Int. Conf. on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation; IECON'99, 29 Nov.  – 3 December 1999, San Jose, U.S.A.

  • Presented a plenary (opening) talk during the Jubilee Conference of Banki Donat Polytechnic, 1-3 September 1999, Budapest, Hungary.

  • Presented a tutorial during the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE'99), 12-16 July, 1999, Bled, Slovenia.