SELECTED SUPERVISED THESES

Selim E. Toktaş, 2018. Oblique Surface Cracking and Crack Closure in an Orthotropic Medium under Contact Loading. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Zubair Ahmed, 2018. Forced Vibration Analysis of Generally Laminated Composite Beams Using Domain Boundary Element Method. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Mehmet N. Balcı, 2018. Dynamic Frictional Contact Problems Involving Functionally Graded Materials. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Reza Aghazadeh, 2017. New Modeling and Analysis Methods for Micro-Plates. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey. Co-Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ender Ciğeroğlu.

Ata Alipour Ghassabi, 2017. Free Vibration Analysis of Functionally Graded Rectangular Nano-Plates Considering Spatial Variation of the Nonlocal Parameter. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey. Co-Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ender Ciğeroğlu.

Onur Arslan, 2016. Contact Mechanics of Graded Orthotropic Coatings Ph.D. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Duygu Sarıkaya, 2014. A Surface Crack in an Orthotropic Medium Subjected to Sliding Contact by a Rigid Stamp. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Reza Aghazadeh, 2013. Static and Free Vibration Analyses of Small – Scale Functionally Graded Beams Possessing a Variable Length Scale Parameter Using Different Beam Theories. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey. Co-Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ender Ciğeroğlu.

Serra Topal, 2013. Computational Methods for Fracture Analysis of Orthotropic Functionally Graded Materials under Thermal and Hygroscopic Loading. Ph.D. thesis (in Turkish), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. Principal Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Müfit Gülgeç.

Onur Arslan, 2011. Jk-Integral Method for Hygrothermal Fracture Analysis of Unidirectional Composite Laminates. M.Sc. thesis (in Turkish), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. Principal Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Bora Yıldırım.

Yusufu Jande, 2009. Manufacturing and Characterization of Uniformly Porous and Graded Porous Polymeric Structures via Selective Laser Sintering. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey. Principal Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Dr. Merve Erdal.

E. Erhan Arman, 2008. Jk-Integral Formulation and Implementation for Thermally Loaded Orthotropic Functionally Graded Materials. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

K. Ayşe İlhan, 2007. Mixed-Mode Fracture Analysis of Orthotropic FGM Coatings under Mechanical and Thermal Loads. Ph.D. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Ferhan Fıçıcı, 2007. Three Dimensional Fracture Analysis of Fillet Welds. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Barış Sabuncuoğlu, 2006. Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis Models for Functionally Graded Materials. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Duygu Sarıkaya, 2005. Mixed-Mode Fracture Analysis of Orthotropic Functionally Graded Materials. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

Nizar Lajnef, 2005. Surface Crack in an FGM Coating Bonded to a Homogeneous Substrate under Mixed-Mode Loading. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanics, Tunisia Polytechnic School, La Marsa, Tunisia. Principal Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Sami El-Borgi.

Özgür İnan, 2004. Three Dimensional Fracture Analysis of FGM coatings. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

A. Cihan Özatağ, 2003. Contact Mechanics of a Graded Surface with Elastic Gradation in Lateral Direction. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

ALUMNI WITH FACULTY POSITIONS

Dr. Reza Aghazadeh, THK University, Ankara, Turkey.

Dr. Yusufu Jande, Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Tanzania.

Asst. Prof. Dr. Onur Arslan, Osmangazi University, Eskişehir, Turkey.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Barış Sabuncuoğlu, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.