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Institutional Information: Faculty Of Engineering, Department Of Engineering Sciences
Research Areas: Physics Analysis and Simulation Studies, Deformation Measurements, 3D-Modeling, Image Processing, Simulation, Modelling and Identification, Nonlinear Systems, Mathematical Techniques, Simulation and Modelling, Computational Model, Distributed Systems, Parallel Algorithms, Numerical Algorithms, Quantum Calculation, Mechanics of Solid Bodies, Data Structures, Computer Learning, Evolutionary Computing, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing, Neural Networks, Programming Languages, Biomedical Image Processing, Motion Analysis, Nanotechnology, Defense Technology, Transportation Engineering, Railways Engineering (railroads, metro, etc.), Traffic Engineering, Road Materials, Structural Engineering, Steel Structures, Composite materials, Material Mechanics, Nonlinear Programming, Linear Programming, Global Optimization, Heuristic Methods, Integer and Mixed Integer Programming, Simulation Optimization, Discrete Simulation, System Dynamics, Modelling and Analysis of Production Systems, Financial Models and Applications, Risk analysis, Reliability and Maintenance, Multi Criteria Decision Making, Decision Support Systems, Network Design, Pressure Vessels and Piping, Renewable Energy Systems, Alternative Energy Resources, Energy storage technologies, Hydrogen Technologies and Fuel Cells, Advanced Energy Technologies, Machine Elements, Machine Design, Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Predictive and Preventive Maintenance, NDT Engineering, Non-traditional manufacturing methods, Material, Plastic Forming Methods, Machining Methods, Transport Technique, Machine Dynamics, Mechanisms, Vehicle Systems Dynamics, Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems, Solid Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Finite Element Methods, Biomechanics, Mechanical Testing, Continuous Mechanics, Computational fluid dynamics, Testing and Control of Materials, Mechanical Properties, Physical Properties, Electrical and Magnetic Properties, Chemical and Electrochemical Properties, Corrosion and Corrosion Protection, Nondestructive Testing, Composites, Intermetallics, Adhesion and Adhesives, Polymeric Materials, Biomaterials, Physical Metallurgy, Thermal Treatment, Material Characterization, Mechanical Metallurgy, Metallic Materials, Nanomaterials, Thermal Properties, Structure-Property Relationship, Non-Ferrous Alloy Production, Electrometallurgy, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic Topology, Field Theory and Polynomials, Commutative Rings and Algebras, Differential Equations, Differential Geometry, Linear and Multilinear Algebra: Matrix Theory, Functional Equations, Functional Analysis, Fourier Analysis, General Algebraic Systems, General Mathematics, General Topology, Geometry, Real Functions, Integral Equations, Integral Transformations, Computational Calculation, Statistics, Functions of a Complex Variable, Partial Differential Equations, Convex and Discrete Geometry, Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, Optimization, Game Theory, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Approximations and Expansions, Statistical Analysis and Applications, Stars, Materials Science, Design Techniques, Vehicle Dynamics and Modeling, Deformation, Stress, Vibration and Noise Analysis, pyrotechnic, Test techniques, Metallic Materials, Non Metallic Materials Materials, Ground Tests - Structural Tests (Deformation, Stress, Vibration, Acoustics, etc.), Mathematical Modeling Techniques, Analysis techniques, Design techniques, Test Techniques, Deformation, Stress, Modal Analysis, Active thermal control, Fuel tank, Analysis techniques, Numerical modeling, Simulation

Names in Publications: Buyuk, M., Buyuk Murat, Buyuk M., Buyuk M




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Dr. Buyuk is currently working as a lecturer at the Middle East Technical University - METU ( and a researcher at Sabanci University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center (SUNUM) (, a position he has been serving since January 2022. 

Before that, he was a Research Assistant Professor at Sabanci University for about four years and was appointed as a researcher at the Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Research and Application Center (SU-IMC) / Composite Technologies Center of Excellence ( He served as the coordinator of the Mechanical Testing and Structural Health Monitoring Laboratory at SU IMC.

Before joining back to academia, Dr. Buyuk worked for Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI) ( as the chief scientist for crashworthiness/airworthiness-related R&D and as a Certification Verification Engineer. Dr. Buyuk worked as the Project Coordinator of the Automotive Test Center Project for the Turkish Standards Organization (TSE) (, where he led efforts for establishing a proving ground for Whole Vehicle Type Approval and homologation. 

Dr. Buyuk received his B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey. He received his M.Sc. degree in Design and Manufacturing Engineering from Gebze Technical University, Gebze, Turkey. He received his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from The George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA. He worked for the National Crash Analysis Center (NCAC) during his doctoral studies as a research scientist and postdoctoral fellow.

Dr. Buyuk’s research interests are in computational and experimental mechanics, transportation safety and security, structural impact, and crashworthiness, design and optimization. He has taught several courses and directed research on the fundamentals of Simulation-Based Engineering Science (SBES), computational mechanics, and dynamic modeling of materials and structures under extreme conditions such as crash, shock, and impact loading.


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