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Professor, Head of Department
Gediz University, Computer Engineering Department, İzmir, Turkey
September/2010 – July/2016
 
bulletServed as Head of Department, Computer Engineering, 9/2010 – 7/2016.
bulletServed as a member of
- Engineering Faculty: Executive Board, 1/2011 – 10/2014; Board, 9/2011 – 7/2016.
- Institute Executive Board, The Institute for Graduate Studies in Sciences and Engineering, 12/2010 – 6/2013, and Institute Board, 9/2010 – 7/2016.
bulletServed to open 30% English and 100% English undergraduate programs in 2010 and 2011 respectively. The first program was closed later.
- The program was primarily designed to meet the curriculum requirements of IEEE/ACM Joint Curriculum Committee. ABET, ECTS, and Europe Bologna process requirements, and Turkish Industry were also taken into consideration. The program had a balanced mixture of courses from 3 major areas of Computer Engineering.
bulletServed to open a joint System Engineering Graduate Program with Industrial Engineering Department in 2011.
bulletServed to open 100% English Computer Engineering Graduate Program that was started in 2014.
bulletFounded 3 Computer Hardware Engineering Laboratories between 9/2011 – 9/2013: Logic and Computer Design Lab, Microprocessors and Embedded Systems Lab, and Computer Networks Lab. Developed the first contents of lectures and laboratories, and taught the lectures based on these laboratories.
bulletTaught 26 (15 different) undergraduate, and 10 (8 different) graduate courses on Software Engineering, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Data Mining and Machine Learning, Computer Networking, and Computer Hardware Engineering in 6 years.
bulletSupervised 1 master thesis and 3 senior design projects.
bulletWorked as primary investigator and researcher in the NetSE (Networking and Software Engineering) Lab.
bulletServed as Consultant to the Institute Director and Project Teams at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM between 1/2012 – 12/2014.
bulletServed as Consultant as Executive Committee Member at TÜBİTAK-TEYDEB BİLTEG, 6/2012 – 6/2014.
bulletServed as Referee and Inspector for industry projects at TÜBİTAK TEYDEB.
Professor, Head of Department Haliç University
Computer Engineering Department, İstanbul, Turkey
September/2008 – September/2010
 
bulletServed as Head of Department, 3/2009 – 9/2010.
bulletServed as a member of
- Engineering Faculty Executive and Faculty Boards, 9/2008 – 9/2010.
- Institute Board, The Institute for Graduate Studies in Sciences and Engineering, 3/2009 – 9/2010.
bulletServed to open 30% English undergraduate program.
bulletTaught 6 (5 different) undergraduate, and 3 graduate courses on Software Engineering and Computer Networking.
bulletWorked as primary investigator and researcher in the NetSE Lab.
bulletSupervised 7 master theses and 2 senior design projects.
bulletConsulted the General Manager and Project Teams at Metro Istanbul, 9/2008 – 4/2009.
bulletServed as Referee and Inspector for industry projects at TÜBİTAK TEYDEB.
Associate Professor
Fatih University, Computer Engineering Department, İstanbul, Turkey
August/2002 – August/2008
 
bulletServed as a member of
- Engineering Faculty Executive and Faculty Boards, 10/2002 – May 2007.
- Information Technologies Committee, 6/2006 – 7/2008.
bulletFounded a Computer Networks Lab.
bulletTaught 32 (9 different) undergraduate, and 12 (6 different) graduate courses on Software Engineering, Computer Networking, Distributed Systems, and Computer Hardware Engineering in 6 years.
bulletSupervised 2 master theses and 9 senior design projects.
bulletWorked as primary investigator and researcher in the NetSE Lab.
bulletConsulted the Project Teams at BELBİM, 7/2006 – 10/2006.
bulletServed as Consultant and Referee for KOSGEB Projects, 6/2004 – 8/2008.
bulletConsulted the General Manager and Project Teams at İSBAK, 8/2005 – 3/2006.
bulletConsulted the General Manager and Project Teams at Europe Software, Istanbul, January/2004 – February/2005.
bulletConsulted the Project Teams at BELBİM, 5/2003 – 12/2003.
bulletServed as Referee and Inspector for industry projects at TÜBİTAK TEYDEB, 8/2005 – 8/2008.
Chief Researcher (Başuzman Araştırmacı), Project Manager, Associate Professor
TÜBİTAK–UEKAE (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey – National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology)
May/1997 – July/2002
 
bulletWorked as Project Manager and System Architect in the IP Crypto Devices Management System Project, 5/1999 – 7/2002.
bulletWorked as Project Manager in various institute process improvement teams, 8/2000 – 12/2001.
bulletWorked as Project Member and System Architect in the TAFICS (Turkish Armed Forces Integrated Communication System) Electronic Key Management System (TELAYS), 5/1997 – 5/1999.
bulletServed as part-time Instructor for graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Computer Engineering, at Marmara University, 9/1997 – 1/2002.
Instructor (Öğretim Görevlisi)
Uludağ University, Electronics Engineering Department
March/1990 – May/1997
 
bulletTaught 9 different undergraduate courses on Electronics / Computer Hardware Engineering and Computer Programming in 7 years.
bulletFounded the BilDET (Computer Aided Electronics Design) Lab, and formed a student research team.
bulletSupervised about 15 senior design projects.
bulletWorked as System Architect and Electronics Engineer in a joint-project developed by MİSTAŞ A.Ş., 3/1992 – 9/1992.
bulletWorked as Consultant to Project Teams and Software Developer at TÜBİTAK – Marmara Research Center, Electronics Dept., Gebze, Kocaeli, 9/1992 – 12/1995.
bulletWorked as Co-founder, Software Projects Manager and System and Software Architect at ELKOSİS (Electronic Control Systems), Gebze, Kocaeli, 9/1995 – 6/1997.


Part Time

Consultant
Freelancer
August/2016 – Present
 
bulletProviding consultancy services for software companies and IT departments of large organizations in the areas of Software Engineering, CMMI or ISO/IEC 15504 SPICE based process improvement, project management, R&D organization and team structures, leadership, and teamwork.
bulletProviding expertise and technical services to a wide range of industrial organizations on artificial intelligence, machine learning, business intelligence, business analytics, data mining, cloud computing and big data, IT cloud infrastructure design, and business process reengineering.
Referee and Inspector for Industry Projects
TÜBİTAK–TEYDEB*, Ankara, Turkey
August/2005 – July/2016

Reviews project proposals, interviews with project teams at their locations, and prepares reports for the TÜBİTAK-TEYDEB decision process for funding national and international projects submitted by industry com
Consultant to the Institute Director and Project Teams
TÜBİTAK-BİLGEM*, Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey
January/2012 – December/2014
 
bulletConsulted the Institute Director and Project Teams on cloud computing, software engineering and project management at TÜBİTAK BİLGEM-BTE.
bulletConsulted the Institute Director and Project Teams on software engineering management, research and development organization structures and processes suitable for TÜBİTAK-BİLGEM during the reorganization process of TÜBİTAK-BİLGEM Institutes in 2012.

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* BİLGEM (Informatics and Information Security Research Center) within TÜBİTAK, mainly conducts research and develops scientific and technological solutions in many fields ranging from information technologies, software technologies, information security, cyber security to communications, microelectronics, optoelectronics and advanced electronics.

BİLGEM provides innovative technological solutions for civilian needs apart from contributing to the national security of the country. BİLGEM, as being the largest R&D of Turkey (consisting of more than 1800 staff, more than 80% of whom are R&D staff), mainly involves in many high technology projects, thereby contributing to the technology development and implementation. Additionally, BİLGEM, as Turkey’s competitive power in the international markets, has engaged in some high-tech projects especially with NATO and its member countries. BİLGEM consists of 6 institutes, namely being National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology (UEKAE), Information Technologies Institute (BTE), Advanced Technologies Research Institute (ILTAREN), Cyber Security Institute (SGE) and Software Technologies Institute (YTE), and Fundamental Sciences Research Institute (TBAE).

Executive Committee Member
TÜBİTAK–TEYDEB BİLTEG*, Ankara
July/2014 – May/2014

Worked to evaluate IT projects proposed by companies in Turkey, decide funding the projects and assign referees and inspectors from universities and industry to accepted projects in the TEYDEB-BİLTEG* Executive Committee for 2 years.
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* BİLTEG (Information Technologies Group) within TÜBİTAK-TEYDEB supports research and technology development in IT projects proposed by national companies in Turkey. (BİLTEG: Bilişim Teknolojileri Grubu, in Turkish).
Consultant to the General Manager and Project Teams
Metro Istanbul (Istanbul ULAŞIM A.Ş.) (Istanbul Transportation Company)
September/2008 – April/2009
 
bulletServed as consultant to the General Manager and Project Teams at Metro Istanbul*.
bulletBuilt the first R&D research and development infrastructure (railway signalling literature and information infrastructure, railway signalling lab requirements, development team, team processes and dynamics, ...).
bulletProduced the first road map, technical blue prints, requirements analysis and system design documents, and railway signalling simulator programs.

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* Metro İstanbul is an affiliate company of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality operating the tramway, metro, light rail, funicular and aerial cable cars in Istanbul.

Consultant and Referee
KOSGEB Projects
June/2004 – August/2008

Served as Consultant and Referee to companies on their projects supported by KOSGEB.
Consultant to Project Teams
BELBİM (Istanbul Municipalities Data Processing Industry & Trade Inc.) 
July/2006 – October/2006

Consulted the Project Teams on project management, administrative and technical management processes at BELBİM*.
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* BELBİM (Istanbul Municipalities Data Processing Industry & Trade Inc.) is an affiliate company of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality providing electronic money and payment infrastructure and services for tramway, metro, light rail, funicular and aerial cable cars in Istanbul.

Consultant to the General Manager and Project Teams
ISBAK (Istanbul Municipalities Transportation Maintenance Industries and Trade Inc., Istanbul)
August/2005 – March/2006
 
bulletConsulted the General Manager and Project Teams at ISBAK.
bulletWorked on the design, and processor and software tools selection problems for a new generation microprocessor-based traffic junction control unit which would replace old PLC-based control units in Istanbul.
bulletGave seminars on object-oriented analysis, design, and programming using Java and UML.

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* ISBAK is an affiliate company of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality providing project design and implementation services through traffic and system engineering in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems with traffic signalization being the top major task.

Consultant to the General Manager and Project Teams
Europe Software, Istanbul
January/2004 – February/2005
 
bulletServed as Consultant to the General Manager and Project Teams on organization structure and processes, technologies, project management and software development processes, enterprise system architectures for ERP applications such as Supply Chain Management, Human Resources and Product Management, and Banking applications.
bulletGave seminars on object-oriented analysis and design using Design Patterns, UML and Java.
Consultant to Project Teams
BELBİM (Istanbul Municipalities Data Processing Industry & Trade Inc.)
May/2003 – December/2003
 
bulletConsulted the Project Teams for system architecture, technologies and software development processes for two projects (Automatic Sales Machine, Ticket Sales Machine, and Data Transfer and Automatic Integration) of the AKBIL (Smart Ticket) System at BELBİM.
bulletGave seminars on object-oriented analysis and design using Design Patterns, UML and Java.
Lecturer
Marmara University, Computer Engineering Department, Istanbul
September/1997 – January/2002

Taught 2 graduate courses and 1 undergraduate course, supervised 1 master thesis and several undergraduate theses.
Co-founder
ELKOSİS (Electronic Control Systems), Gebze, Kocaeli
September/1995 – June/1997
 
bulletWorked as Co-founder, Software Projects Manager, System and Software Architect at ELKOSİS.
bulletA new electronic electricity meter device prototype having prepayment feature with its smart card and its PC program were developed for Federal Elektrik for the Turkish market.
Consultant to Project Teams and Software Developer
TÜBİTAK – Marmara Research Center (MAM), Electronics Department, Gebze Kocaeli, 
September/1992 – December/1995
 
bulletDeveloped a block diagram based object oriented Digital Signal Processing (DSP) software environment.
bulletA hardware debugger program was developed for a dual-processor parallel DSP (TMS32C25) system.
bulletWorked in various projects on hardware and software engineering, digital signal/image processing. Different microprocessors, microcontrollers, special purpose processors like TMS 320C25/30 DSP processors, PC data acquisition and I/O boards were used.
Member of the Galaxy CAD Environment Project Team
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Electrical and Computer Eng. Dept.
September /1987 – December /1989
 
bulletDeveloped the Galaxy Hardware Description Language (GHDL) as part of his master study. GHDL was one of the tools of the Galaxy CAD Environment which was developed by Prof. John F. Beetem and his students. Galaxy was developed for digital circuit simulation.
bulletGHDL as part of the Galaxy CAD Environment was used in the University of Wisconsin-Madison and in many US universities, and also become a commercial product.

 

 

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