Departmental News

Departmental News

Department Chair Professor Ferda Can Çetinkaya receives Certificate of Appreciation from the Turkish Academy of Sciences.


TUBA FCC photo

“Workshop on Information and Communication Technology: Internet and Social Impact” organized by the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) was held on February 8, 2020, at the host of Boğaziçi University. At the Workshop, Engineering Terms Dictionary Introductory Meeting within the scope of the TÜBA Turkish Scientific Terms Dictionary Project conducted by Professor Bülent Sankur from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Boğaziçi University was held, and certificates of appreciation were given to academics who contributed to the preparation of the dictionary. Due to his work on Industrial Engineering terms, a certificate of appreciation to our Department Chair Professor Ferda Can Çetinkaya was given by Professor Necdet Ünüvar, who is a member of the Turkish Republic Presidential Food and Health Policy Committee.

Students presented the first part of their senior design projects.


Senior design presentation photo

As part of the Systems' Analysis, Design and Implementation courses in the Industrial Engineering curriculum during which groups of our senior students work on real-life problems in partnership with various companies in Ankara Başkent Organize Sanayi (Başkent OSB) industrial zone, our students presented their work for the IE 407 Systems' Analysis course after final exams end. We congratulate all groups presenting their projects.

Model Factory, Turkey’s first-ever Capability and Digital Transformation Center, opens new horizons for IE students.


Serdar Plastik field trip 1
Serdar Plastik field trip 2
Serdar Plastik field trip 3

Industrial Engineering Club organized a field trip to Serdar Plastik and Turkey’s first-ever Capability and Digital Transformation Center - Model Factory on November 14th, 2019. Mr. Serdar Tütek, CEO of Serdar Plastik and Accountant Board Member of Ankara Chamber of Industry (ASO) 1st Organized Industrial Zone as well as Mert Özkılıç (Class of 2019) welcomed our students and our faculty member Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Alp Ertem. Ufuk Kaya, the director of the Model Factory, explained the hands-on training opportunities at the Model Factory. The field trip was fruitful for both parties.

Our faculty member presented his research at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, USA.


INFORMS attendee photo

Asst. Prof. Dr. Benhür Satır presented his research at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington that was held in October 20-23, 2019. The INFORMS Annual Meeting is held each fall and it is the largest Operations Research and Analytics conference bringing together more than 5,000 people from all over the world.

We got together at the traditional IEC brunch.


Brunch 2018 with alumni photo 2
2018 alumni meeting photo 1
2018 alumni meeting photo 2

The traditional brunch activity of the Industrial Engineering Club that started at 10:30 on October 19th gave us the opportunity to get together with our students and the alumni.