Mentoring Category

Luzia Knoedler – Alumni

Luzia worked as my student assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems for three months. She was a master student in Cybernetics at the University of Stuttgart. She helped me calculating the deformation of the fingertip due to electroadhesion forces.

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Shao Wen Wu – Alumni

Shao Wen worked part time as a student assistant of me at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. He was a master student in Information Technology at the University of Stuttgart. He helped me to build an experimental setup.

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Elisa Löffler – Alumni

Elisa did a three-month internship with me at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems. She had recently graduated from high school, and I helped her to choose her future profession through various assignments. She helped me conducting human-participant experiments.

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Milad Jamalzadeh – Alumni

Milad did his master thesis with Prof. Dr. Cagatay Basdogan in Koç University, Turkey. I met him during my doctoral studies. His research interests and skills matched with my thesis topic, and eventually, I started mentoring him. The focus of his thesis was to better understand the effects of mechanical vibration on the haptic perception […]

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Aykut Isleyen – Alumni

Aykut did his master thesis with Prof. Dr. Cagatay Basdogan in Koç University, Turkey. I met him during my doctoral studies. His research interests and skills matched with my thesis topic, and eventually, I started mentoring him. The focus of his thesis was rendering realistic virtual textures on electrostatically actuated touch screens. We published a conference […]

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Tamara Fiedler – Alumni

Tamara did a two-month summer internship with me at Koç University Turkey. She was a master student at the Technical University of Munich. The focus of her internship was on the data-based rendering of real surfaces on electrostatically actuated touchscreens.  Together, we presented a hands-on demonstration in IEEE World Haptics Conference 2017. We are currently […]

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Batuhan Ozer, Batu Berke Ozdemir, Mert Nihat Iskender – Alumni

I mentored Batu, Batuhan, and Nihat during their mechanical engineering senior design project at Koç University. For their project, they build a system for topographic data collection for haptic applications using a linear actuator. They won the Best Student Project in Mechanical Engineering Award at Koç University for their work. 

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