Vice President, R&D and Prototype Operations, Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc., Ankara, Turkey

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Ankara, Turkey.

Prof. Dr. Fahrettin Ozturk received all his degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Ozturk worked as a part-time contractor for General Electric Research Center in the USA for three years and performed consulting services for Automotive and Aerospace Industries in Turkey. He worked at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University (formerly Nigde University), and Khalifa University (formerly The Petroleum Institute) prior to Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI). Currently, he has also a joint appoinment at Mechanical Engineering Department in Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University.


Ph.D.  (1996 - 2002), Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA.

M.Sc. (1994 - 1996), Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

B.S. (1988 - 1992), Mechanical Engineering, Selcuk Universitesi, Konya, TURKEY. (Ranked first in the department).