Projects

Current research projects in the department

  • Design and manufacturing of micro channels for micro fluidic flow (An undergraduate research project as a post-project implementation of the main research project supported  by the State Planning Organization of Turkey, 2005-2007)

  • Demonstrative flying robots, (MS thesis, 2002-2006)

  • Development of design methodology for Bio-inspired robots and Biomimetic design.

 

Completed research projects in the department

  • Design of mini/microrobots, and production and development of mini/microrobot colony (TÜBİTAK MİSAG 209, March 2004)

  • Theoretical and experimental investigation of residual stresses in electric discharge machining (METU AFP Projesi 2001-03-02-03, March 2004)

  • Development of a mini swimming robot, (MS thesis, 2005)

  • An evolutionary methodology for conceptual design (PhD. Thesis, 2005)

  • Development and implementation of micro machining (specially micro-EDM) methods to produce (design and manufacture) of mini/micro machines/robots. (Project Supported  by the State Planning Organization of Turkey, 2005-2007)

 

Research Centers:

RoTAM; Robot Technologies Research Centre

EeTAM; Electrical Diischarge Mechning (EDM) Technologies Research Centre

UTAM: Space Technologies Research Center