Olcay Ersel Canyurt was born at Kahramankazan, ANKARA. He successfully completed his undergraduate education in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Gazi University in 1992. He completed his Master's and Doctorate education in the United States. He completed his master's degree at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, with a GPA of 3.65/4.00, and his PhD Degree at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Albany, New York, with a GPA of 4.00/4.00, and returned to Turkey in 2003.
During his doctoral studies, he worked as a researcher on cylinder bearing and ring surface coating and wear in the advanced engine design working with Ethanol 85 at General Motors (GM), Research and Development (R&D) Laboratory, Michigan. He worked on rocket warhead design, rocket analysis and simulation at Advanced Innovative Technology (AIT), New York.
He took part in Academic and Research and Development activities at Pamukkale University between 2003-2018. As a project coordinator in TÜBİTAK 1001 BAP projects, he carried out design and analysis studies on the development of mechanical properties of Glass, Carbon, Nano inclusion Composite materials. He was appointed as Associate Professor in 2007 and Full Professor in 2013. He served as the Field Editor of Pamukkale University Engineering Sciences Journal (PAJES) between 2011-2016 and as the Chief Editor of the PAJES between 2016-2018. He contributed to the PAJES being included in the TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM and WOS-ESCI indexing list.
In 2016, he was appointed as a member of the Machinery Manufacturing Technologies Group Advisory Board (DK) of the TUBITAK Technology and Innovation Support Programs Presidency (TEYDEB). He continued his duty as a member of this DK for 3 years.
He worked at Faculty of Technology, Department of Industrial Design Engineering, Gazi University in 2018-2019. He contributed to the R&D strategies of the University as the Vice Coordinator of Gazi University Research and Development Institution between 2019-2020. In 2019, he was appointed to Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Gazi University. He is the Vice Director of Additive Manufacturing Technologies Application and Research Center (EKTAM). He is currently involved in Academic and Research and Development studies.
Project Coordinator of TEYDEB Industry Innovation Network Mechanism (SAYEM), TÜBİTAK 2244-Industry Doctorate Program, He works as a project researcher in Turkish Republic Presidency Strategy and Budget Directorate Project, TÜBİTAK 1004 - Center of Excellence Support Program, Horizon 2020, European Union Cofund projects. He is collaborating with Defense Industry Organizations and Universities continues their joint project studies in these projects.
CANYURT, who is married and has one child, has an excellent level of English.
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