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Associate Prof. Güllü Kızıltaş

Sabancı University FENS

Work Experience

Sabancı University, FENS, Mechatronics Program, Istanbul, Turkey Associate Professor Sept.2012– present Assistant Professor Sept.2005–August 2012

University of Michigan, EECS Dept., Radiation Lab. Ann Arbor, MI Post Doctoral Research Fellow May 2003– Aug 2005

University of Michigan, EECS Dept., Radiation Lab. Ann Arbor, MI Post Doctoral Research Fellow May 2003– Aug 2005

University of Michigan, Mech. Eng. Dept. Ann Arbor, MI Graduate Student Research Assistant 1998– 2003

Middle East Technical University, Mech. Eng. Dept.Ankara, TURKEY Graduate Student Research Assistant 1995– 1998

Research Interests

Computational design, modeling and advanced fabrication of ceramic-polymer composites with applications to meta materials and bone tissue engineering.

Topology optimization and Multi-Disciplinary Design optimization of electromagnetic, mechanical/mechatronic and biomedical systems and the development of novel fabrication methods for complex material composite based engineering systems.

Last 5 Publications

1. I. BerkunandG. Kiziltas “Optimization of Dry Powder Deposition Parameters for Production of Large Substrates using Functionally Graded Ceramics” accepted for publication in the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology.February2018.

2. A. Kamadan, G. Kiziltas, and V. Patoglu “Co-Design Strategies for Optimal Variable Stiffness Actuation” Journal of the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics.2017, 22/6, 2768-2779.

3. A. Yılmaz, D. Helvacioglu-Yigit, C. Gür, H. Ersev, G. Kiziltas, E. Avcu, C. Baydemir, and P. V. Abbott“Evaluation of dentind efect formation during retreatment with hand and rotary instruments: a micro-CT study. Scanning.2017, 2, 1-7.

4. G. Tansık, E. Kilic, M. Beter, B. Demiralp, G. Kiziltas, N. Can, H. Ozkan, E. Ergul, M.O Guler, and A. B. Tekinay“A glycosamino glycanmimetic peptide nanofiber gel as an osteo inductive scaffold” Biomaterials Science. 2016, 4/9, 1328-1339.

5. S. Saridag, Serkan and D. Helvacioglu-Yigit, M. Özcan, E. Avcu, andG. Kiziltas, “Micro-computerized tomography analysis of cement void sandpull-outstrength of glass fiber posts luted with self-adhesive and glass-ionomercements in the root canal” Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 2016, 30/14, 1585-1595.


-The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

-The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

-The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)

-Danish Center forAppliedMathematicsandMechanics (DCAMM)


-Young Scientist Award, theTurkish Academy of Sciences, 2008 -Graduating Class Teaching Award, Sabanci University, 2008

-CAREER Award, supported by TUBITAK, 2007-10 -Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant, EU 6th Framework, 2006