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About Murat Bengisu : After receiving his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the field of Materials Science at New Mexico Tech, USA, Murat Bengisu worked in the automotive industry in engineering, R&D, and quality departments in Turkey and Italy. Dr. Bengisu started his academic career at Eastern Mediterranean University, Northern Cyprus, in 1999. For one year, he conducted research and taught as Visiting Professor at the University of Missouri-Rolla at the Materials Research Center. Dr. Bengisu completed various self-initiated multidisciplinary projects in collaboration with partners from different fields. He is the author of three books and he contributed to 27 articles in refereed journals. His research interest includes ceramic and glass materials, innovation management, working life and technological needs of disabled individuals, design history (Beykoz glassware) and materials for design. He joined the Industrial Design Department at Izmir University of Economics in March 2008. He was promoted to full professorship in February 2010. Currently he is teaching at the Industrial Design Department and he is the Head of Design Studies graduate programs.
ORGANIZATION:
Izmir University of Economics

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Engineering department manager Cars, mechanics, technicians, engineers

EDUCATION:
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 1992.
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, 1987.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 9 Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey, 1984.

EXPERIENCE:
Acting Dean
4/2012 – 9/2012
Faculty of Fine Arts and Design
Izmir University of Economics
Professor
Subject: Materials Science and Engineering
2/2010 - present
Izmir University of Economics
• Teaching of subjects related to Materials, Manufacturing, Design Engineering, Ergonomics
• Research on glass, sol-gel, Beykoz glass, employment of the disabled workforce
Associate Professor
Izmir University of Economics, Industrial Design Department, Izmir
2/2008-2/2010
Yaşar University, Industrial Engineering Department, Izmir
9/2006-2/2008
• Teaching of subjects related to Quality, Innovation Management, Materials, Manufacturing, Engineering Mechanics, Industrial Engineering
• Research on visually impaired individuals and work/technology
Eastern Mediterranean University, Industrial Engineering Department, Famagusta-Northern Cyprus
5/2004-8/2006

Assistant Professor
9/1999–8/2001; 9/2002
• Teaching of subjects related to Materials, Manufacturing, Quality, and R&D Management
• Research on ceramics, glasses, glass-ceramics, biopolymers, and biomedical engineering materials

Coordinator for Academic Affairs
7/2003-2/2004
• Coordinating issues related to the library, research centers, and other academic affairs
Visiting Professor
9/2001–8/2002, University of Missouri-Rolla, Ceramic Engineering Department, Rolla MO
• Research on sealing glass-ceramics to Ni-alloys and ceramics
• Research on strontium titanate glasses
Head, Quality Engineering Dept.
8/1998–8/1999, Tofas/Fiat Automotive Factory, Bursa-Turkey
• Supervision of activities regarding quality engineering
Research and Development Engineer, R&D Department
12/1994–7/1998, Tofas/Fiat Automotive Factory, Bursa-Turkey
• Design and development of trim components
Engineer, Body and Assembly Engineering Department
6/1993–11/1999,Tofas/Fiat Automotive Factory, Bursa-Turkey
• Component design, problem solving for the assembly line
Development Engineer
2/1995–8/1996, Fiat, Turin-Italy
• Temporary member of development team for a new car model
Research Assistant
12/1985–5/1993, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro NM
• Research on shock treatment of ceramics, sintering, toughening, plasma treatment, and erosion

AWARDS:
• Nominated by Faculty of Engineering of EMU for Turkish National Research Council’s Encouragement Award, 2002
• 2nd place, TÜSİAD-Kalder award for papers on “Creativity and Total Quality Management”, Istanbul-Turkey, 1999
• Ashman award for best PhD candidate in Materials Engineering, New Mexico Tech, 1990

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
Publications in Refereed Journals
M. Bengisu, “Borate Glasses for Scientific and Industrial
Applications: A Review”, J. Mater. Sci. 51 (2016) 2199-2242
C. Erdogan, M. Bengisu, S. Akyil Erenturk, ”Chemical Durability and Structural Analysis of PbO–B2O3 Glasses and Testing for Simulated Radioactive Wastes”, J. Nucl. Mater. 44 (2014) 154-164
H. Farzad, F.Najafi, M. Bengisu, E. Yilmaz, B. S.Hadavand, Synthesis and Characterization of Aliphatic Trifunctional Oligomeric Urethane Methacrylate used for UV-Curable Aluminum Pigmented Coatings, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry (2013) 50, 504-511
M. Bengisu and F. Erdoğanlar Bengisu, Beykoz Glassware and Elements that Shaped it in the Nineteenth Century, Design Issues (2013) 29:79-92
M. Bengisu and S. Balta, “Employment of the Workforce with Disabilities in the Hospitality Industry, Journal of Sustainable Tourism (2010) 19:1, 35-57
M. Bengisu, “Assistive Technologies for Visually Impaired Individuals in Turkey”, AssistiveTechnology (2010) 22: 3, 163 - 171
M. Bengisu, G. Izbırak, and A. Mackieh, “Work-Related Challenges for Individuals Who Are Visually Impaired in Turkey”, JVIB (2008)102: 284–294
M. Bengisu, R. Brow, and A. Wittenauer, “Glasses and Glass-Ceramics in the SrO–TiO2–Al2O3–SiO2–B2O3 System and the Effect of P2O5 Additions”, J. Mater. Sci. (2008) 43:3531–3538
M. Bengisu, E. Yilmaz, H. Farzad, and S. T. Reis, “Borate, Lithium Borate, and Borophosphate Powders by Sol-Gel Precipitation”, J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. (2008) 45:237–243
E. Yilmaz, T. Adali, O. Yilmaz, and M. Bengisu, “Grafting of Poly(Triethylene Glycol Dimethacrylate) onto Chitosan by Ceric Ion Initiation”, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 67 (2007) 10-18
M. Bengisu, R. K. Brow, E. Yilmaz, A. Mogus-Milankovic and S. T. Reis, “Aluminoborate and Aluminoborosilicate Glasses with High Chemical Durability and the Effect of P2O5 Additions on the Properties”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 352 (2006) 3668–3676
E. Yilmaz and M. Bengisu, “Drug Entrapment in Silica Microspheres Through a Single Step Sol-Gel Process and In-Vitro Release Behavior”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B - Applied Biomaterials 77B (2006) 149-155
M.Bengisu ve R.Nekhili, “Forecasting Emerging Technologies With the Aid of Science and Technology Databases”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change 73 [7] 835-844 (2006)
M. Bengisu and E. Yilmaz, “Chemical Durability of Alumina and Selected Glasses in Simulated Body Fluid - Effect of Composition and Surface Abrasion” Adv.Exp.Med.Biol. 553 (2004) 103-112
M. Bengisu, R. K. Brow, and J. E. White, “Interfacial Reactions Between Lithium Silicate Glass-Ceramics and Ni-Based Superalloys and the Effect of Heat Treatment at Elevated Temperatures”, J. Mater.Sci., 39 [2] 605-618 (2004)
M. Bengisu and W. G. Fahrenholtz, “Reactive Joining of Alumina by Oxidation of Al Interlayers”, Key Engineering Materials, Vol.264-268, 655-658 (2004)
E. Yilmaz and M. Bengisu, “Preparation and Characterization of Physical Gels and Beads from Chitin Solutions” Carbohydrate Polymers, 54 (2003) 479-488
M. Bengisu, “Critical and Emerging Technologies in Materials, Manufacturing, and Industrial Engineering: A study for Priority Setting”, Scientometrics, 58 [3] 473-487 (2003)
M. Bengisu and R.K. Brow, “Effect of Long-Term Heating and Thermal Cycling on Thermal Expansion, Phase Distribution, and Microhardness of Lithium Aluminosilicate Glass-Ceramics”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 331 (2003) 137-144
M.Bengisu and E.Yilmaz, “Gelcasting of Alumina and Zirconia with Chitosan Gels”, Ceramics International, 28 [4] 431-438 (2002)
M.Bengisu and E.Yilmaz, “Oxidation and Pyrolysis of Chitosan as a Route for Carbon Fiber Derivation”, Carbohydrate Polymers, 50 [2] 165-175 (2002)
O.T. Inal, M. Bengisu, B. Morton, and R.H. Richman, "An Apparatus for Conducting Experiments on Solid-Particle Erosion”, Rev. of Sci. Inst., 66 [6] 3649-3652 (1995)
M.Bengisu and O.T.Inal, “Whisker Toughening of Ceramics: Toughening Mechanisms, Fabrication, and Composite Properties”, Annual Review of Materials Science, Vol.24 (1994) 83-124
M.Bengisu and O.T.Inal, “Sintering of MgO and MgO-TiC Ceramics by Plasma, Microwave, and Conventional Heating”, J.Mater.Sci., 29 [20] 5475-5480 (1994)
M.Bengisu and O.T.Inal, “Densification and Mechanical Properties of Shock Treated Alumina and its Composites”, J.Mater.Sci., 29 [18] 4824-4833 (1994)
O.T.Inal, M.Bengisu, and J.Guardian, “Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition of Tin Oxide Coatings”, J.Mater.Sci., 28 [5] 1155-1160 (1993)
M.Bengisu and O.T.Inal, “Rapidly Sintered Particulate Ceramic Matrix Composites”, Ceramics International, 17 [3] 187-198 (1991)
M.Bengisu, O.T.Inal, and O.Tosyali, “On Whisker Toughening in Ceramic Materials”, Acta Metall., 39 [11] 2509-2517 (1991)
M.Bengisu, O.T.Inal, and J.R.Hellmann, “Effect of Dynamic Compaction on the Retention of Tetragonal Zirconia and Mechanical Properties of Al2O3-ZrO2 Composites”, J.Am.Ceram.Soc., 73 [2] 346-351 (1990)

Conference Proceedings
1. M. Bengisu, F. Erdoğanlar Bengisu, 19. Yüzyıl Osmanlı Toplumunda Gündelik Yaşam ve Geleneğin Tanıkları: Beykoz İşleri, 4T konferansı, İzmir Ekonomi Üniversitesi Mayıs 2010 (Published Dec 2012)
2. M. Bengisu, G. İzbırak, and A. Mackieh, Problems Faced by Visually Impaired People at Work; the Case of Turkey, in Problems and Success Factors in Business: Perpectives from Emerging Markets and Transition Economies III, International Atatürk Alatoo University, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Sept. 2006 (published in 2007)
3. M. Bengisu, E. Yilmaz, H. Oylum, H. Bağlama, In Vitro Degradation of Chitin Beads and Chitosan Films, Advances in Chitin Science Vol.VIII (Eds. H. Struszczyk et al), pp. 329-333. Institute of Plant Protection, Poznan, Poland, 2005.
4. H. Oylum, E. Yilmaz, M. Bengisu, N. Hasırcı, Preparation and Characterization of Chitin Gels - A Comparative Study, in Advances in Chitin Science Vol.VIII (Eds. H. Struszczyk et al), pp. 426-429. Institute of Plant Protection, Poznan, Poland, 2005.
5. M. Bengisu, Türkiye’de Teknoloji Geliştirme Merkezleri ve Teknoparkların Teknolojik Yeniliğe Katkısı ve Başarı Etkenleri, 24. Yöneylem Araştırması/Endüstri Mühendisliği Ulusal Kongresi, Haziran 2004, Gaziantep Üniversitesi-Çukurova Üniversitesi, sf. 260-262
6. E. Binboğa and M. Bengisu, Business Process Redesign for Improvement of Quality and Efficiency in the Service Sector, Yöneylem Araştırması/Endüstri Mühendisliği Ulusal Kongresi, Haziran 2004, Gaziantep Üniversitesi-Çukurova Üniversitesi, pp.244-246
7. M. Bengisu, E. Yilmaz, A. Badreddine, Gelcasting of ceramic parts using chitin and chitosan gels, in Chitosan in Pharmacy and Chemistry (Eds. R.A.A. Muzzarelli and C. Muzzarelli), pp. 299-307. Atec, Italy, 2002.
8. M. Bengisu, Türkiye’li Gözüyle Türk Endüstrisinde Yenileme ve Yaratıcılık, 21. Yöneylem Araştırması/Endüstri Mühendisliği Ulusal Kongresi Bildiriler Kitabı (Ed. F.C.Çetinkaya), sf. 397-400, Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Gazimağusa KKTC , 2001.
9. M.Bengisu and O.T.Inal, Plasma Sintering of Explosive Shock Activated Al2O3-ZrO2 Powder, Al2O3 Powder-SiC Whisker, and Al2O3/ZrO2 Powder-SiC Whisker Mixtures, in Ion Nitriding and Ion Carburizing, Conference Proceedings, ASM International, Materials Park, OH (1990), pp.131-139

Conference and Symposia Presentations
1. M. Bengisu and F. Erdoğanlar Bengisu, Reflections from Late Ottoman Glassware in Contemporary Turkish Design, AAANZ Conference, December 2010, Adelaide, Australia.
2. S. Balta and M. Bengisu, Employment of the Disabled Workforce in the Hospitality Industry, BEST EN Think Tank VIII, Izmir University of Economics, June 2008.
3. M. Bengisu, Evaluation of Technologies for Visually Impaired Individuals, 2nd International Conference on the Dynamics of Science and Technology, Izmir University of Economics, May 2007, Izmir.
4. M. Bengisu, R. K. Brow, E. Yilmaz, A. Mogus-Milankovic, and S. T. Reis, Aluminoborate and Aluminoborosilicate Glasses with High Chemical Durability and the Effect of P2O5 Additions on the Properties, 3rd International Symposium on Non-Crystalline Solids, November 2005, Maringá, PR, Brazil.
5. M. Bengisu, E. Yilmaz, H. Oylum, and H. Bağlama, In Vitro degradation of Chitin Beads and Chitosan Films, 6th Conference of the European Chitin Society, September 2004, Poznan, Poland.
6. M. Bengisu, Türkiye’de Teknoloji Geliştirme Merkezleri ve Teknoparkların Teknolojik Yeniliğe Katkısı ve Başarı Etkenleri, 24. YAEM Ulusal Kongresi, Haziran 2004, Adana, Turkey.
7. M. Bengisu and E. Yilmaz, Chemical Durability of Ceramics and Glasses in Simulated Body Fluid and the Effect of Surface Conditioning, 10th Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium, Oct.10-12, 2003, Girne, Northern Cyprus.
8. M. Bengisu and W. G. Fahrenholtz, Reactive Joining of Alumina by Oxidation of Al Interlayers, 8th ECerS European Conference & Exhibition, 29 June – 3 July 2003, Istanbul,Turkey.
9. M. Bengisu, R. K. Brow, and J. E. White, Interfacial Reactions Between Nickel-Based Alloys and Lithium Silicate Glass-Ceramics, 104th International Conference of the American Ceramic Society, April 28-May 1, 2002, St.Louis, MO, USA.
10. M.Bengisu and E.Yilmaz, Gelcasting of Ceramic Parts Using Chitin and Chitosan Gels, 4th Conference of the European Chitin Society, May 2001, Ancona, Italy.
11. M. Bengisu, Türkiye’li Gözüyle Türk Endüstrisinde Yenileme ve Yaratıcılık, 21. Yöneylem Araştırması/Endüstri Mühendisliği Ulusal Kongresi, Haziran 2000, Gazimağusa, KKTC
12. M.Bengisu and O.T. Inal, Plasma Sintering of Explosive Shock-Activated Al2O3-Based Composites, 2nd Ion Nitriding/Ion Carburizing Conference, Sept. 18-20, 1989, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
13. M.Bengisu and O.T. Inal, Rapidly Sintered Particulate Ceramic Matrix Composites, 92nd International Conference of the American Ceramic Society, April 23-26, 1990, Dallas, TX, USA.
14. M.Bengisu and O.T.Inal, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of MgO-TiC Composites, 3rd International Ceramic Science and Technology Conference, Nov. 2-4, 1992, San Fransisco, CA, USA.

BOOKS:
• M. Ferrara, M. Bengisu, Materials that Change Color, Springer, Heidelberg (2014)
• M.Bengisu, Engineering Ceramics, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg Germany (2001)
• M. Bengisu, Seramik Bilimi ve Mühendisliği, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara (2006)

ACCOLADES:
Research Grants
• M. Bengisu (Project Supervisor). Research grant for a 1-year project on joining of ceramic materials, National Research Council, Turkey. Total funding 7,526,000,000 TL. Completed on September 2003.
• E. Yılmaz (Project Supervisor), M. Bengisu, O. Yılmaz, “Evaluation of Iron Adsorption and Biodegradation of Molecularly Imprinted Chitosan Gel Beads”. Project Budget: 8 500 YTL ≈ 5 000 Euro (for June 2005-June 2006), TRNC Ministry of Education, Scientific Research in Higher Education Institutes Support Program.
• S. Akyıl (Project Supervisor), M. Bengisu, Ş. Aytaş, “Application of Vitrification Techniques for Immobilization of Radioactive Waste”. TÜBİTAK 1001 Project. 2010-2012

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
Materials for Design, Production Technologies, Advanced Materials for Design, Research Methodology, Human Factors, Innovative Design Research

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
Associations
• 2015, 4T Design and Design History Association, Izmir/TURKEY
• 1987-2003, American Ceramic Society, Socorro/USA
• 1984, Turkish Mechanical Engineers Society, Izmir/TURKEY

Memberships
• IEU University Board of Management, 2012-present
• IEU Scientific Research Projects Commission, 2010-2012
• EMU Technology Development Research Center Management Board, 2003-2006

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
2014, A'Design Award & Competition, COMO/ITALY
2015, A'Design Award & Competition, COMO/ITALY

HOBBIES:
Photography, folk guitar, travel

WEB SITE:
http://people.ieu.edu.tr/en/muratbengisu

REGISTRATION DATE:
2013-05-18 05:20:29

COUNTRY:
Turkey

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Academic

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