Wireless Geo-Location; Finding Mr. Spock

Tarih: 27.03.2018
Yer: Biyomedikal Mühendisliği Enstitüsü, AZ-19,   Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Kandilli Kampüsü, İstanbul

Prof. Dr. Şirin Tekinay
Sabancı University

(Hosted by Dr. Esin Öztürk Işık, BME)

27 March 2018 (Tuesday);   13.00 – 14.00 

Biomedical Engineering Institute, AZ-19,
Boğaziçi University Kandilli Campus

About The Seminar:

The talk will be a personal account of how multi-disciplinary, project based STEM education is best realized by not over-structuring and how end-to-end solutions are achieved by not over-dictating methods. Examples will include enabling technologies for the location based wireless services we are using today, on our smart phones.

About the Speaker:

Şirin Tekinay is a professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She is the Vice Rector for R&D at Sabancı University. After a twenty-year career in the USA, she held the positions of Dean of Engineering and Natural Sciences, and Rector. She was tenured at Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. 2005-2009, she served the US National Science Foundation. Dr. Tekinay holds a George Mason University PhD; and MS, BS degrees from Bogazici University. Prof. Tekinay holds nine patents. She founded the first FabLab in Turkey, pioneered STEAM in education and research. She is a consultant for the European Commission; elected member on the Board of Directors of the European Society for Engineering Education and on the Executive Committee of the Global Engineering Deans Council.