Prof. Mustafa GÜDEN

 

Education

Ph. D. in Materials Science and Engineering

University of Delaware, DE, USA, 1998.

Dissertation: High strain rate deformation behavior of metal matrix composites

 

M. Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1992.

Thesis: Molten salt electrolysis of magnesium chloride

B. Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering

Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1989.

 

 

 

Awards & Recognitions

 

Middle East Technical University Graduates Association undergraduate Scholarship

 

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Master Thesis Award, 1992, Ankara, TURKEY

 

Turkish High Educational Counsel PhD Award in USA

 

Tübitak-Hüsamettin Tugaç Vakfı Technology Research Award 2004 (Second Degree)

 

Tübitak Young Scientist Award (2007)

 

Professional Experience

 

Director, Center for Materials Research of İzmir Institute of Technology, 2002-2005

 

Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, İzmir Institute of Technology, Urla-İzmir, Turkey, 2007 – present.

 

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, İzmir Institute of Technology, Urla-İzmir, Turkey, 2002 – 2007.

 

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, İzmir Institute of Technology, Urla-İzmir, Turkey, 1998 – 2002.

 

Visiting Senior Scientist, Center for Composite Materails, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA 2001(6 months).

 

IQN (International Quality Network-DAAD) lecturer, University of Wildeau, Germany December2002

 

IQN (International Quality Network-DAAD) lecturer, University of Wildeau, Germany December 2004

 

Research Assistant, Materials Science and Engineering Program University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA, 1994-1998

 

Research Assistant, Metallurgical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey,1990-1993

 

CURRENT Research Areas

 

Crashworthiness: Armors, protective structures,  performance measurements and stress wave propagation

 

Biomaterials: Porous metallic implant processing and characterization.

 

High strain rate mechanical testing: metals, ceramics and their composites.

 

Aluminum metal foams: processing and mechanical properties

 

Composites: processing, mechanics and microstructures.

 

Modelling: High strain rate mechanical behavior of composites

 

General research interests: Material characterization, Scanning electron microscope, Atomic force microscope, X-ray diffraction, modelling, mechanical property/microstructure relationships, material processing, materiallography .

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

 

Preparation and characterization of SiC-particulate reinforced aluminum foams. TUBİTAK  (Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) #MİSAG 135 (1998-2001)

 

Crushing behaviour of aluminium foam filled multi aluminum and composite tubes. TUBİTAK  (Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) # MİSAG 227 (2002-2004)

 

Preparation and mechanical characterization of the Functionally Graded SiC-particulate reinforced aluminum metal matrix composite structures. Turkish Government Planning Council (2003-2004)

 

Development of porous Ti-alloy implant structures for biomedical applications,  Joint venture project Hipokrat A.Ş., 407/6 Sk., No:10, Pınarbaşı, Izmir, Turkey (2003-continue)

 

Wave Propagation in Multi-Layered Materials. NSF (National Science Foundation USA-TÜBİTAK (Scientific and Technical

Research Council of Turkey) international joint project, MISAG-NSF-7 (2003-2007)

 

Processing of high strength ceramic reinforced closed-cell aluminum foams for automobile industry and their applications in crash box design TUBİTAK  (Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) # 106M186 (2006-continue)

 

 VISITING APPOINTMENTS

 

August-October 1998 University of Delaware, USA

 

February-September 2001-Center for Composite Materials, University of Delaware, USA

 

December -2002- University of Wildeau , IQN lecturer, Germany

 

November 25-December 4 -2004 University of Wildeau , IQN lecturer, Germany

 

January 2005-January 2006, Visiting Prof. Kazakh-British Technical University, Kazakhstan